The Shire


The Shire


Ceredigion, Wales - View map
Ref: 7534

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Dog

No Wifi

Stay here from £96 per night.

Nestled in the Ceredigion countryside between the gently rolling hills and rugged coastline of Cardigan Bay, this family-run site is a calming oasis far away from the turbulence of the modern world. The site offers eco-friendly, alternative accommodation with a luxury touch - perfect for a glamping escape beneath the stars.

The well thought out glamping site sits on the edge of the tiny village of Penuwch, a picturesque hamlet in the foothills of the Cambrian Mountains. Only a short walk from the site, guests can visit The Hungry Ram - a brilliant Gastro Pub serving a great range of food and delicious veggie options too!

The beautifully presented accommodation (a spacious yurt and a cosy shepherds hut) are clean, comfortable and kept lovely and warm by wood-burning stoves, even in the winter months. Handmade, luxury furniture, from the beds to the worktops helps create a lovely homely charm. The site sits alongside a small river, which fills the air with a symphony of flowing water, interspersed by the gentle chatter of birdsong. At night, snuggle around the fire outside and marvel at the array of stars in this dark sky location.

The popular seaside town of Aberaeron is less than 10 miles away with a variety of other food options, small harbour, and abundance of beaches to visit. Inland, Tregaron is 6 miles to the East, while to the North West, the famous university town of Aberystwyth is around a 30 minutes' drive.

For walkers and sightseers, the Cambrian Mountains are a mystical expanse of uninterrupted wilderness that sits only a few miles East of Tregaron and spans the full length of the county. Snowdonia National Park can also be explored from here, which is about an hours' drive along the scenic country roads. The Preseli Hills in Pembrokeshire are also within reach and are well worth a visit.

The immaculate stretch of Cardigan Bay coastline has a multitude of beaches to explore from Llangrannog and New Quay in the South all the way up to Aberdyfi and Borth in the North with a huge number of hidden coves and glorious coastal path in between. If you're looking for a calming sanctuary with scenic views and plenty of natural charm this luxury glamping site is just the ticket. 

  • Sleeping arrangements

    Double bed with linen provided.

  • Bathroom Facilities

    Separate bathroom with a toilet and hot shower, which is shared between the two properties, is situated in the main house.

  • Cooking Facilities

    Fully equipped kitchen with gas hob burner for simple meals and hot drinks. Cutlery and crockery provided. Dishwashing is available at the main house and is undertaken by your host (leave your dishes at the shower room for this service).

  • Internet Access

    There is no internet access in this property.

  • Heating and Lighting

    Wood burner for heating. Solar lighting and USB charging.

  • Pets Policy

    Dogs are very welcome.

  • Grounds and Nearby

    Fire pit & woodland. Weather permitting, hammocks will also be made available in the wooded area.

  • Parking Information

    Onsite parking.

  • Arrival Times

    Check in from 17:30 and check out by 09:30

Double bed with linen provided. 

Fully equipped camp kitchen with gas hob burner for simple meals and hot drinks. Cutlery and crockery provided.  Dishwashing is available at the main house and is undertaken by your host (leave your dishes at the shower room for this service).

Solar lighting and USB for charging small electricals. 

A bathroom with a toilet and hot shower - shared between both properties - is situated in a locked off extension a short walk away. 

Waterpoint and wood burner.

Firepit & woodland. Weather permitting, hammocks will also be made available in the wooded area.

The 24hr 'Honesty Shop' sells essentials including some local specialties, subject to availability. 

Dogs are very welcome. 

Onsite parking and refuse disposal points. 

Llanerchaeron
This National Trust estate consists of an elegant Georgian villa, nestled in the Aeron Valley with woodland, walled gardens and a lake. 

Aberaeron
Known as the 'Jewel of the Cardigan Coast,' the beautiful seaside town is filled with boutique shops, art galleries, cafes, pubs and restaurants.

Once a thriving fishing port, the small harbour is now filled with a variety of boats and includes the renowned Harbourmaster Hotel and Restaurant.

The town holds a thriving events calendar including Cardigan Bay Seafood Festival, Yachting Regatta, Beer & Cider Festival, Tug of War, Annual Carnival and Mackerel Festival.

Ceredigion Coast Path
The Ceredigion Coast Path from Cardigan in the South to Yns-las in the North is filled with numerous sandy beaches, craggy cliffs and secluded coves. Spot a variety of wildlife along the way including, if you're lucky, the Cardigan Bay bottlenose dolphins!

Llangrannog
This pretty cove is popular with families and has great rock pools with the famous Carreg Bica rock (Devil's Tooth) divides its 2 sandy beaches at low tide. Enjoy a drink or food at the Ship Inn overlooking the beach - fabulous sunsets too!

Cei Bach
This sheltered sandy beach is good for bathing and has beautiful scenic views - the Coastal Path from Aberaeron to Cei Bach passes over a waterfall as it wends its way along the cliff tops.

New Quay
A bustling seaside town with picturesque houses, pubs and restaurants rising above the golden sands. Take a boat trip here to see dolphins, seals, porpoises and sometimes whales!

Cwmtydu Beach
This is a tranquil, secluded cove at the end of the Dewi valley. Once the haunt of smugglers, it is now a popular destination for walkers, nature lovers and holidaymakers with caves to explore at low tide and spectacular clifftop views from the Ceredigion Coast Path as it passes through.

Cardigan
A charming county town with its high street lined with Georgian shop fronts. There are some lovely eateries here, as well as a great theatre and cinema. The recently refurbished Cardigan Castle holds a restaurant and holds special events too.

Welsh Wildlife Centre & Teifi Marsh
An award-winning venue with indoor and outdoor attractions and Glasshouse Cafe. Outside are 4 nature trails with bird hides, willow sculptures, picnic areas and canoes for hire.

Aberystwyth
Less than 30 minutes' drive away is the vibrant university town of Aberystwyth. Stop by for the elegant promenade, independent shops, cafes, restaurants and lots of pubs!

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