** Any day arrival - min 3-night stay **
** Full weeks during school holidays - Fri arrival **
The perfect Welsh holiday awaits in this delightful, Quirky beamed cottage, once a milking parlour, probably dating back to the 17th century, renovated in the most sympathetic way to provide lovely, comfortable accommodation, sleeping 4, (with 2 extra beds for children), a truly unique cottage, immersed in nature, surrounded by fresh air and tranquility, with perfect home, comforts too.
Check-in 4 pm - Check out 10 am
Llandysul is a market town in the Welsh county of Cardiganshire. Sitting on the banks of the River Teifi, the small, idyllic market town is steeped in history and Welsh culture. The town offers a variety of shops, and is in the ideal location for walkers and cyclists, just a short drive away are the glorious beaches in Cardigan Bay.
A pretty market town sitting on the banks of the River Teifi.
Explore the 13th-century castle ruins, founded around 1240 by the Welsh Prince, Maredudd ap Rhys.
Along the main street, you will find an inviting selection of cafes, restaurants, and pubs, along with an interesting range of independent shops.
There's a lovely circular walk along the banks of the river.
Cardigan Coastal Path.
The walk along the sweeping crescent of Cardigan Bay forms a very special part of the Wales Coast Path. The 60-mile section has the most varied landscape and terrain of the 870-mile length of the Path. As well as the great views north towards Snowdonia and south towards Pembrokeshire, the Cardigan Coast path has wildlife, geological and archaeological features, with a colourful history along the way.
Beaches of Cardigan Bay.
Within a short drive from the cottage are many beautiful beaches including LLangrannog, New Quay, Aberaeron, Mwnt, Tresaith & Poppit Sands.
This 'Jewel of the Cardigan Coast' with its Georgian houses is a delight - boutique shops, art galleries, cafes/tea rooms, pubs, a great fish and chip restaurant take-away as well as The Hive, famous for its award-winning honey ice cream and lovely home-made produce. The renowned Harbourmaster Hotel is just across the harbour and is a delightful stroll at lunchtime or early evening. A fabulous restaurant renowned for fantastic fare and superb local beers.
Once a thriving and prosperous fishing port with a shipbuilding industry - some 60 sailing vessels were built here including 35 schooners 'the greyhound of the ocean' - a walk on the historic Town Trail gives a fascinating glimpse into this past, including the origins of the famous Aberaeron Shovel.
There is a fantastic regular calendar of events during the year to enjoy including Cardigan Bay Sea Food Festival, Yachting Regatta, a Beer & Cider Festival, Tug of War, Annual Carnival and Mackerel Festival.
Aberaeron Craft Centre
Browse a range of quality crafts under one roof including jewellery, art, clothes, accessories, stylish homewares and more.
This is a bustling seaside town with picturesque houses, pubs and restaurants clinging to the sides of the hills as they rise above the blue waters of Cardigan Bay above the sandy beaches - great for relaxing, sailing, fishing and water sports.
From New Quay's pier, you can see the famous Cardigan Bay dolphins on most days in the summer or take a fishing trip or coastal cruise to truly experience fantastic coastal scenery from a different aspect and perhaps have close encounters with the dolphins, seals, porpoises and sometimes whales!
Pencastell Motte, Llangeler.
Thought to be a medieval castle motte, set on a relatively level shelf. It's still in a very good state of preservation. The motte is densely covered by trees, but has a modern path running down to a field.
Welsh National Woollen Museum, Drefach Felindre.
Located in the historic former Cambrian Mills, follow the process from Fleece to Fabric and visit the sympathetically restored listed mill building and historic machinery.
A raised walkway gives a unique view of textiles in production at Melin Teifi, the site's commercial woollen mill, while the Textile Gallery displays aspects of the National Flat Textile Collection
The cafe offers visitors a range of food & drink in lovely surroundings.
Cenarth is a charming small community straddling the river Teifi between Cardigan & Newcastle Emlyn. The river Teifi has made its way through the hard rocks to produce a spectacular series of waterfalls.
Cenarth is one of the very few locations where coracles are still used. These traditional small Welsh boats can be seen on the Teifi, the Towy and the Taf where they are used for net fishing for salmon & sewin fishing.
The Coracle Museum at Cenarth has a display showing how coracles are made and used with examples of coracles around the world. Traditionally coracles are made of strips or laths of Willow or Ash, which are covered with calico or canvas, pitched and tarred & and may be carried on the shoulders of the coracle men.
Teifi Harp Centre, Llandysul.
The Harp Centre of Wales is the home of all things harp. From the premises, in Llandysul, the bespoke Telynau Celtic and Lever harps are made, which are sought after by harpists, worldwide.
Master Double Ensuite, Crog Loft Double Bedroom, Sleeps 4, (extra Sofa Bed for a Child), 3 Bathrooms.
Crog Loft Sleeping Platform accessed by a traditional ladder with Double Bed, Welsh throws & cushions, pine chest, feature lamps, rug. N.B. Low Beams
Master Bedroom Ensuite Double bed, 2 x wooden chests, bedside tables, lamps, wardrobe, rugs, Welsh woollen throws & cushions. Bathroom bath, heated towel rail, wash basin, WC, mirror.
Sitting Room wood burner, comfortable sofas, shelf unit, coffee station, butler sink, rural views, reclaimed wall cupboard.
Cwtch in the heart of the cottage, cosy sitting room with wood burner, TV with Freeview, bookcase with books, 2 comfortable sofas.
Wet Room shower, WC, washbasin, mirror.
Kitchen with Dining Area pine table, chairs, Welsh dresser, 4 gas ring hob, electric oven, microwave, toaster, kettle, cafe tiere, refrigerator with box freezer, butler sink.
Utility Room washing machine, tumble drier, ironing board. Shower Room with a large head, WC, wash basin.
Grounds large gravel parking area, lawn. outdoor grill, garden furniture, use of the neighbouring field and woodland if sheep are not grazing. Stream nearby. N.B. Care with children essential.
Dogs - up to 3 @ £25 per week per dog
Fuel inclusive with a starter pack of logs
Short Breaks all year excluding Peak & Summer Weeks.
Parking ample private parking
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