On the Snowdonia coast, Wavecrest is 2 minutes’ walk from Barmouth Beach with its spectacular mountain views. This elegant guest house offers free WiFi and freshly cooked full English breakfasts. Guest rooms at Wavecrest have en suite facilities with a shower, hairdryer and toiletries provided. There is also a flat-screen TV, alarm clock, wardrobe and tea and coffee facilities in each room, and some also have sea views. A traditional cooked breakfast is served each morning, with alternatives including kippers with grilled tomato and smoked salmon with scrambled eggs. There is a buffet selection of cereals, yoghurt and fruit, as well as premium breads with preserves and homemade marmalade. Barmouth has a wide choice of cafés and independent shops, and Wavecrest is just 5 minutes’ walk from the town’s Dragon Theatre, housed in a converted Victorian chapel. It is around 9 miles from Dolgellau, a pretty market town at the opposite end of the Mawddach Trail, a scenic walk along the disused railway line connecting the two towns.