Hillisde Village Aberdovey Wales - Family and dog friendly

Aberdovey Hillside Village the holiday cottage and apartment complex is a peaceful place with amazing sea views; dog friendly with things to do on-site for all the family, just a short walk to Aberdovey's beaches shops pubs restaurants

Google Review 

Chrissie L

"Wonderful place to stay. So pleased I found it. The best holiday I have had. Very welcoming to dogs which is a huge benefit to me. Everyone very friendly. My apartment was very spacious"

as well as soaking in the peaceful atmosphere
of Hillside Village and our ever-changing sea views!
there are plenty of things to do!
View from Aberdovey Hillside Village - Wales
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View from Aberdovey Hillside Village

Ideal whether a couple seeking a quiet relaxing retreat by the sea with views! Those looking for somewhere with restricted mobility, or want a base to enjoy things on water or in the hills and mountains around; want a place that welcomes dogs. If you are first time parent, small or large family, or extended family looking for more than one property on the same site.   
Check out our fantastic location here, the perfect place for enjoying Aberdovey and the area, by foot, rail or car, in addition to the outdoor and indoor facilities available for our guests to enjoy.  

Our Facilities
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Reception Courtyard Facilities

  The Reception Courtyard

  ~  a landscaped area with seating – the place to meet up.  ~  

  The Reception on the West side of the Reception Courtyard

  ~  entered through the Reception Foyer - the Reception Foyer and associated lounge with wifi, is open 24 hours a day with displays of local tourist information (leaflets and notice board).  The Reception Office, off the Foyer is open mornings Mondays to Fridays, drop in and have a chat, otherwise we can be contact by phone on 01654767522, there is always at least one of the AHV Team around Hillside Village, so please do not hesitate to say hello! ~  

Indoor activities on the East side of the Reception Courtyard 

  ~  Lobby with Notice board, with News of events at Hillside and nearby  ~  

  ~ Huge Indoor Children's Games Room - new for 2022!  includes an array of play equipment, it is focused on the under 8's, check out the photos in the above Gallery, it connects to the indoor soft play area - note the sofa for parents to relax on while keeping an eye on the young ones! ~ 

  ~  Indoor Soft Play Area – complete with slide and ball pit. Suitable for under 8’s  ~  

  ~  Interactive Play Area – Xbox with Xbox Kinect (subject to availability)  ~  

  ~  full sized table tennis table - which can be set up in the Reception Courtyard too!  ~ 


PS! for those that have enjoyed playing air hockey while staying with us, it has a new space all to itself for 2022, it is in the process of being completed at the moment, details to be added shortly.

Hillisde Village Aberdovey Wales - the terrace sea views

The Terrace Facilities

  ~  The large stone paved terrace laid out with tables and chairs; a wonderful place to relax and enjoy our ever-changing views, good place to meet up with other guests.  ~  

  ~  Terrace Lounge - comfortable seating with library of books DvDs etc  ~  

  ~  Pool Table Room - enjoy a game of pool with views out over the estuary!  ~  

  ~  Guests kitchenette, feel free to make yourself a drink and take it to sit out on the terrace or in the lounge or playing a game of Pool!  ~   

  ~  The Guest Launderette - is located off the Terrace Lounge, the washing machines and dryers are coin operated.  ~    

Aberdovey Hillside Village Air Hockey Room

Air Hockey and Table Football Room

  ~  NEW FOR 2022 - The Air Hockey and Table Football Room is an additional indoor facility for Guests to use, moving the two tables from what is now the new Children's Indoor Games Room  ~  

Hillisde Village Aberdovey Wales - Climbing frame slide

Children's Outside Play Area

  ~  Play Equipment - swings, climbing frame and slide on chipped bark surface  ~  

  ~  Picnic Tables – adjacent to the Children’s outside play area, with estuary and sea views  ~  


  ~  Guest Car Park – We provide dedicated parking, so guests have their specific parking space(s) available to them during their stay.  The guest parking area is tucked away so as not to infer with the views from the properties. This is a very popular facility for guests, it means that when they go off for the day they can return knowing with confidence they will have a parking place available to them when they return.  ~  

Aberdovey and around
Hillisde Village Aberdovey Wales - close to everything

You can walk to anywhere in Aberdovey from Hillside Village, and up into the hills above us using the Wales Coast Path, which we are on!  There is another public footpath that takes you along a scenic route to Penhelig, from the Penhelig Railway Station you can enjoy the delightful scenery of the Cambrian Coast Railway to such places as Tywyn and connect to the Talyllyn Narrow Guage Railway; Harlech Castle; Portmerion and Porthmadog (which is on the Festiniog & Welsh Highland Railway and travel on by steam loco to Caernarfon, Blaenau Ffestiniog and Beddgelert amongst others).      

Hillsidevillage - Aberdovey view
within walking distance
there is plenty of things to do on land and water!

Sailing, Sailboarding, Kitesurfing, Kayaking, Canoeing, Paddleboarding on the estuary, 

enjoy the waves off the length of the beach, which is open to Cardigan Bay - surfing, body boarding, kitesurfing etc, watch out for the dolphins there too, as they follow fish in close to the shore.

Chartered Fishing Trips. Crabbing off the Jetty a must for kids during their stay. 

Golf at Aberdovey Golf Club - PGA Lessons, Caddies, buggies and trolley hire

Aberdovey Lawn Bowls Club is open to visitors, it has in addition to a fine Lawn Bowling Green, Tennis Courts, Croquet and Putting course.

Take to your road or mountain bike and enjoy the variety of terrain.  Bike hire is also available.

Fish the river Dovey (Dyfi) and enjoy some of the best sea trout and salmon fishing in the uk

Neuadd Dyfi - holds a variety of events throughout the year, including Art exhibitions, theatre and musical productions both local and those on tour, and every January the Aberdovey Panto (see a pic of one of the productions above!).

Check out our Things to do in Aberdovey page!

Aberdovey's Shops, Restaurants, Pubs etc

Just a short walk away are Aberdovey's stylish boutiques and other specialty shops, an art gallery where local artist exhibit; there is pharmacy and two small supermarkets one incorporating a Post Office; there’s an award-winning butcher (Welsh lamb is a speciality, of course!) and you can buy freshly-caught seafood from the harbour pier (Dai's Shed).


Aberdovey ice-cream parlours, cafes, restaurants, pubs and of course is a fish and chip shop, and other takeaways some of the restaurants offer a take away service too. Below are some of the "shopfronts" as an illustration of what Aberdovey has to offer! 

out and about
Hillside Village Aberdovey - Talyllyn Narrow Guage Railway

There are plenty of other things to do, just a short drive or train journey along the Cambrian Coast Railway. Enjoy running through the above slides of examples places to visit and things to activities to enjoy more information can be found on our Things to do in Aberdovey  page.

We will be adding details and links to additional pages soon, so comeback and check out the site regularly in the meantime check out our Links page.