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The Cardigan/Ceredigion region is probably best known for its superb beaches and iconic harbour ports which make this stretch of coastline such a great place for a cottage holiday in Wales. It’s where Dylan Thomas was inspired to write some of his best work and with the Cambrian Mountains as the back drop you can relax and enjoy a region full of wildlife and natural beauty.

The region’s coastline offers mile after mile of golden sandy beaches, many of which have been awarded the coveted ‘Blue Flag’ award. Discover hidden coves and smugglers caves, old fishing harbours and magnificent cliffs where you can take the coastal path which extends some 60 miles.

There are two special areas of conservation here and a rich diversity of marine wildlife including Bottle Nosed dolphins, seals and sea birds. It’s easy to hop aboard one of the many boat trips that operate from New Quay and Cardigan to fully appreciate this designated ‘Marine Heritage Coast’.

Inland a great plateau rises to form the largest part of the Cambrian Mountains with Pumlumon Fawr its highest peak at 752m (2,468 feet). This large and remote plateau is broken up by steep valleys which include some of the most beautiful mountain passes in Wales.

Further explorations of local wildlife can be found at the Welsh Wildlife Centre. This great visitor centre stands on the Telfi Marshes Nature Reserve and, thanks to its glass fronted design and elevated position, offers incredible views of the surrounding area and a variety of wildlife.

Some visitor attractions and activities of interest include the National Wool Museum were you can learn all about the region’s sheep farming heritage, or if you’re feeling adventurous try the Cardigan Bay Watersports and Sea School. Here you can enjoy dinghy sailing, yacht cruising, power boating, windsurfing and kayaking in one of the UK’s most glorious coastal locations.

Enjoy the simple pleasures of great walks and magnificent scenery; take a look at our selection of holiday cottages in Cardigan for a perfect break.

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  • Pencraig Lodge

    Llechryd, nr. Cardigan

    Grade
    4
    3
    0
    1
    Ref: 26762


    Pencraig Lodge is a detached, single-storey holiday home situated in the idyllic location of Llechryd in the Teifi valley. Within easy driving distance of the West Wales coastline and sandy beaches of Poppit, Mwnt, Tresaith and Penbryn, the Preseli Hills and the Pembrokeshire National Park. The busy market town of Cardigan offers shops, restaurants, a swimming pool and an excellent cinema/theatre. A little further north, on the Ceredigion Heritage Coast, are the picturesque seaside villages of Aberporth and New Quay. Local attractions include fishing and canoeing on the River Teifi, and golf at Gwbert. Shop 200 yards, pub and restaurant 100 yards.

    All on ground floor: Living room. Kitchen with dining area and tiled floor. 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 2 single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. 1 internal step.

    Multi-fuel burner in living room (initial fuel included). Economy 7 central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD. CD. iPod dock. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Welcome pack. No smoking. NB: 3 steps down from gravelled parking area to entrance.

  • By The River

    Bontnewydd near Tregaron

    Grade
    4
    3
    2
    1
    Ref: CC612064
    Nestled in peaceful countryside and yet just a few miles from the coast this semi-detached holiday property is over 200 years old. It provides comfortable accommodation with a wood burner. By The River has an enclosed garden, ideal for children and pets. The owners live nearby on a smallholding where they keep rare breed goats and Shetland ponies, and you are welcome to make arrangements directly with the owners during your stay to see the animals, or you may have the ponies as neighbours when they are sometimes grazing in the field adjacent to the cottage! The owners can even offer stabling if you want to bring your own horse or goat.

    Spectacular landscapes and welcoming people await your visit to Ceredigion and the refreshing atmosphere and leisurely lifestyle is a far cry from the often hectic stresses of urban living. There is a wealth of attractions, activities and events to ensure you’re never stuck for ideas of how to have a great time whatever the weather. Take a walk along the Ceredigion Heritage Coast Path to get the most spectacular views of the coastline, visit Aberystwyth with its pier and promenade, the unique electric cliff railway to the summit of Constitution Hill, or travel on a steam train to Devil’s Bridge, home to the Mynach Falls. The historic market town of Tregaron is six miles away and is situated at the southern end of an expanse of raised bog – Cors Caron, which you can walk through via a series of boardwalks. The elegant Georgian harbour town of Aberaeron, 11 miles, and picturesque New Quay, 18 miles, are well worth a visit and dolphin survey boat trips are available in season. There are plenty of sandy beaches including all year round dog friendly ones; some of the most spectacular stretches of golden beach can be seen at Borth, Ynyslas and Clarach, five miles north of Aberystwyth.

    By The River can be booked together with Glanyrafon Cottage (CC612063) to accommodate up to eight guests. Parties who book both cottages together for a celebration may also request the use of a small marquee. (Arranged directly with the owners – hire fee payable).

    Ground Floor: The property has a multi-fuel stove which controls the central heating and comprises:
    Lounge: With wood burner, 22" Freeview TV, DVD player and patio doors.
    Kitchen/dining room: With tiled floor, wood burner, electric cooker and fridge/freezer.
    Conservatory.
    Utility/boot room: With washing machine.
    Wet room: With roll-top bath, shower and WC.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: With double bed and en-suite with WC only.
    Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
    Bedroom 3: With 2ft 6in twin beds.

    All electric, bed linen and towels included. All fuel for wood burners included. Wi-Fi.

    Enclosed garden with furniture. Shared 1-acre woodland grounds. Parking (2 cars). No smoking. NB: Unfenced river, terraces and banks in grounds.

  • Polly Cottage

    Aberaeron

    Grade
    4
    3
    0
    1
    Ref: W42568

    Peaceful retreat

    Down a pretty, private country lane, these traditional Welsh cottages nestle amidst lovely countryside, yet only minutes away from Cardigan Bay’s glorious heritage coastline with its sandy coves, beaches and charming harbour towns. Bursting with character these cottages provide an excellent base for exploring this beautiful part of Wales. Polly Cottage, ref W42568, is a 17th century beamed gem of a cottage, whilst Henny Penny Cottage, ref W42569, is a comfortable haven ideal for couples. This picturesque harbour town of Aberaeron is 2.5 miles and boasts shops, inns, leisure centre and shingle beach, whilst Cei Bach and the seaside village of New Quay, both within 4 miles have sandy beaches. Boats leave the harbour at New Quay for dolphin sightseeing trips, and fine walking, bird watching, riding, fishing and go-karting are all available nearby. Snowdonia is approximately 1½ hours drive.

    Shops, pubs and restaurant 2 miles.

    Ground floor: Living room with beams. Dining area/kitchen. 1 twin bedroom (for alternative sleeping). Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Room with cot.

    Open fire in living room (initial fuel included). Electricity by £1 meter. NSH, gas, bed linen and towels included. Cot. High chair. Freeview TV. Gas cooker. Microwave. Dishwasher. Lawned garden with furniture. Barbecue. Parking (2 cars).

  • Panteg Cottage

    Nebo, nr. Aberaeron

    Grade
    5
    3
    3
    1
    Ref: W42223

    Ideal touring base

    Panteg Cottage is a single storey, tasteful conversion of a traditional Welsh long barn. Beautifully decorated and furnished to a very good standard, this makes the perfect location to get away from it all. Whether sitting next to the log burner or enjoying the lovely enclosed private garden, this is an ideal retreat or touring base for discovering the delights of Wales, being centrally located close to the beaches of North Pembrokeshire and Cardigan bay. The Cambrian Mountains, Brecon Beacons and countless nature reserves are within easy driving distance. Cardigan Bay, Ceredigion Coastal Path and beach, 2.5 miles. Shop and pub 0.25 miles, restaurants 2 miles.

    All on ground floor: Living room with patio doors, beams and slate floor. Dining room with tiled floor. Kitchen. 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin, 1 single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

    Woodburner in living room. NSH, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Digital TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Wi-fi. Enclosed lawned garden with patio. Barbecue. Ample parking. No smoking.

  • Dolau Meurig Cottage

    Ystrad Meurig, Ceredigion

    Grade
    5
    3
    0
    1
    Ref: CC621032
    Set amidst this stunning countryside is a cosy 4* Visit Wales Awarded little gem known by the name of Dolau Meurig Cottage. Having been renovated to a high standard Dolau Meurig Cottage is a beautiful single storey holiday cottage with spectacular views and is just 14 miles from Aberystwyth. It provides spectacular views over Cors Caron National Nature Reserve, the Cambrian Mountains and the Old Strata Florida Station. The cottage is within one hours drive of the spectacular Elan Valley. With access and all accommodation being on one level this cottage is accessable by some wheelchair’s. There is a cosy living/dining area with a wood burning stove, dining table seating 6 and a large picture window to enjoy the magnificent outlook, just perfect to relax in after a long day of exploring. The separate galley farmhouse style kitchen is well equipped and offers an additional breakfast table seating 2, along with a stable door leading to the rear garden. Two south facing bedrooms, each with double bed and wardrobe offer spectacular views from each picture window, and a further single bedroom with wardrobe. The cottage also offers a good sized bathroom with double walk in shower, wash basin, WC and heated towel rail, along with the added luxury of under floor heating. Outside you have a choice of garden areas to relax and enjoy that al fresco dining; the entrance opens out onto a front lawn with adjacent decking area and there is also a rear elevated garden which again gives stunning views and each commanding a south facing aspect.

    Ground Floor: Property has remote controlled electric heating and under floor heating in the bathroom and comprises:
    Lounge/Dining: With Freesat TV, DVD and radio/CD through the TV. Wi-fi and internet access and Ipod docking station, multi fuel burner. Large wooden dining table seating 6 a cosy and well presented room.
    Kitchen: With electric oven and induction ceramic hob, microwave, large fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. Breakfasting table seating 2 and rear stable door leading to the rear garden.
    Bedroom 1: With double bed and wardrobe
    Bedroom 2: With double bed and wardrobe
    Bedroom 3: With single bed and wardrobe
    Bathroom: With double size walk in shower, WC, wash basin and heated towel rail

    All fuel, power, bed linen and towels included.

    Rear garden comprises a mixture of attractive potted plants, mature shrubs and benches. Side garden with decked area and garden benches and front lawn garden with potted plants, patio and outdoor furniture. Instant BBQ’s are provided. Parking spaces for two or more cars. Secure storage for bicycles etc.

  • Caerllan

    Llwyndafydd

    Grade
    5
    3
    2
    1
    Ref: NT013030

    National Trust Holiday Cottage
    Caerllan, a National Trust property, is a detached, converted farmhouse nestling in the countryside just a few minutes’ walk from the Heritage coastline of Ceredigion and the 60 miles of coastal footpath. This spacious holiday cottage has been comfortably and traditionally furnished in keeping with its style and has an enclosed garden with lawn and patio. There is the added bonus of free entry to the National Trust property Llanerchaeron for the duration of your stay. This elegant Georgian villa, designed by John Nash, is set in the wooded Aeron Valley and has been little altered during the past 200 years; it is a self-sufficient estate including a farm, walled gardens and lake.
    It is less than a mile from the delightful beach and old smugglers’ cove of Cwmtydu, where at certain times of the year, the cove is known as the perfect place to spot Atlantic grey seals and their pups. Discover the rich heritage as well as the culture, myths and legends of the area, and explore striking castles and picturesque market towns. The area is also a haven for walkers and lovers of nature, with red kite being a common sight soaring overhead.
    Visit quaint New Quay where you can take a dolphin-spotting boat trip, or the picturesque Georgian harbour town of Aberaeron, home to the famous Welsh cob horses, and where one house in every four is a listed building. There are many beautiful beaches in the area, several of which are dog-friendly all year round if you are holidaying with pets.
    Apart from countryside and seascapes to enjoy, Cardigan Bay is home to some amazing food and drink producers and there are great shops, cafés and restaurants to discover in this thriving region with a strong cultural identity. From the university town of Aberystwyth to tiny seaside villages, market towns to rural hamlets, Ceredigion’s towns and villages offer a warm welcome and a host of attractions and history to discover. The list of interesting things to see and do will never be exhausted. Shop 2½ miles, pub and restaurant 1¼ miles.

    Living room with wood-burning stove and wooden floor. Spacious well-equipped kitchen with tiled floor and dining area with wooden floor. Utility. Separate toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed. Twin bedroom. Single bedroom. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.

    • Wood-burning stove - fuel is included for the first night, then available at additional cost
    • Electricity, full air source central heating, bed linen and towels included
    • Travel cot
    • High chair
    • 32" Freeview TV
    • DVD
    • Microwave
    • Washing machine
    • Tumble dryer
    • Dishwasher
    • Freezer
    • Large, enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture
    • Ample parking
    • Welcome pack
    • Dogs free of charge
    • No smoking

  • Bryneirin

    Bwlchyfadfa, Talgarreg

    Grade
    5
    3
    0
    1
    Ref: W42602


    With views across the countryside, and many beautiful beaches, bays, villages and interesting market towns to visit, Bryneirin makes a wonderful base from which to enjoy and explore the fabulous scenery of Ceredigion and the Heritage coastline of Cardigan Bay. Bryneirin is a spacious and comfortable single-storey holiday property with a large well-kept garden and the owner’s resident pony, Rosie, in the neighbouring paddock!
    Within a short drive you can explore the unspoilt beaches and coves such as Penbryn, Cei Bach and Cwmtydu, once a haven for smugglers, where in late summer, you may see Atlantic grey seals with their pups. The nearby quaint coastal town of New Quay offers not only the beach and boat trips, but has an array of shops and eateries to enjoy, or you can just sample an ice cream, sit on the harbour wall and watch out for the Bottlenose dolphins which are regular visitors to this area. The colourful Georgian harbour town of Aberaeron is a mere 20-minute drive and also offers an abundance of shops, restaurants and cafes, and a delightful level walk, suitable for bikes and pushchairs, to the National Trust property of Llanerchaeron, an 18th-century Welsh gentry estate.
    For those visitors who enjoy outdoor pursuits there is a canoeing centre and fishing available in Llandysul, approximately 5 miles away. Fly and coarse fishing, as well as golfing, are available in Lampeter. Also within reasonable driving distance are the interesting towns of Carmarthen, Cardigan and Aberystwyth. Shop and pub 1 mile.

    All on ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen with tiled floor. Utility. 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin, 1 single. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet. Separate toilet.

    Oil central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. Video. DVD. Gas cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Fridge/freezer. Lawned garden with patio and furniture. Ample parking.

  • Talarwen Cottage

    Tregaron

    Grade
    5
    3
    1
    1
    Ref: 23637

    This well presented holiday cottage stands in the grounds of the owners home on the edge of Tregaron, a quaint Welsh town that lies south of Aberystwyth. The property has been decorated throughout to a very good standard, and enjoys the use of the lawns that surround it. Many areas of Mid Wales are easily accessible from this point, as well as the west Wales coastline with many sandy beaches. In Tregaron itself you can enjoy a visit to the Red Kite Centre and Cors Caron Nature Reserve. Walking, fishing, cycling and horseriding are available locally. Shops and pubs 500 yards.

    All on ground floor: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen. 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin, 1 single. Shower room with toilet.

    Electric woodburner. Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Video. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Freezer. Large, shared lawned garden. Barbecue on request. Ample parking. No smoking.

  • Bwlch Y Person Barns -Cartws

    Dihewyd, nr. Aberaeron

    Grade
    6
    3
    1
    2
    Ref: OH3

    Bwlch Y Person Barns are beautiful conversions of traditions Welsh long barns. Located in a tranquil setting surrounded by rolling countryside, these wonderful properties boast character, charm and all the comforts for the perfect countryside holiday with a resident barn owl in the grounds. Close to the borders of both mid and south Wales, these properties provide perfect holiday accommodation. Cartws, (ref. OH3) Stabl (ref. OH4)and Beudy Bach(ref. OH5) form part of a row of cottages, whereas Beudy (ref. OH2)adjoins another property and is all on one level, all are ideally placed for exploring the dramatic Ceredigion coastline where bottlenose dolphins are often seen. The picturesque fishing town of Aberaeron is only six miles away. Llanerchaeron Trust Mansion is 4 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.

    Open-plan living/dining room with electric living-flame, wall mounted fire and wooden floor. Well-equipped kitchen with tiled floor. Double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

    • Electricity living-flame fire included
    • Wheelchair access

    • Electricity, full gas central heating (underfloor on ground floor) included
    • Bed linen and towels included
    • Travel cot and high chair on request
    • Freeview TV
    • DVD
    • CD
    • Microwave
    • Washer/dryer
    • Dishwasher
    • Freezer
    • Wi-fi
    • Courtyard garden with patio and furniture
    • Barbecue
    • Parking (for 2 cars)
    • Cycle store
    • Recreational area with football posts and nets, picnic bench and table
    • Welcome pack
    • Pet free of charge
    • No smoking

  • Dol Llan

    Llangrannog

    Grade
    6
    3
    1
    1
    Ref: HW7569

    Perfect for summer beach holidays and winter breaks, this attractive 300-year-old cottage sits within a few hundred yards of a beach with rock pools and sands, the village shop, two café/restaurants and two pubs. Fishing, golf, riding and dry skiing are all under a mile and the coastal path offers delightful year round walking. Seals, dolphins, red kites and buzzards are all seen on the Cardigan Heritage Coast (nearby New Quay offers nature spotting boat trips). Pembrokeshire’s theme parks are an easy day trip.

    Ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen with breakfast area. Beams throughout. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 1 double with beams, 1 twin, 1 single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Z bed available.

    Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. Stereo/CD. Microwave. Dishwasher. Patio and furniture. Barbecue. Parking. NB: Stream in garden.

  • Rosehill Farm - The Coach House

    Llangoedmor, nr. Cardigan

    Grade
    6
    3
    2
    2
    Ref: OFA


    Lying peacefully on the banks of the glistening River Teifi within extensive grounds and on a 91-acre working farm, these traditional, Welsh barn conversions (refs JUK, JUL, OAM and OFA) have been converted to a very good standard and offer a perfect base for a family or couples looking to explore the dramatic coastline and rugged mountains of west Wales. Conveniently located just 2 miles away from the charming, market town of Cardigan, Rosehill Farm is situated well off the beaten track and is surrounded by rolling terrain where horses, goats and lambs call home. On the approach to the farm, guests will be greeted with spectacular views of the River Teifi, which is famously renowned for its freshwater salmon and trout fishing, and superb water based activities including kayaking and sailing. Each cottage has been sympathetically restored to uncover much of its original charm and character, including exposed beams and stone walls, and traditional wood-burning stoves have been added to provide a wonderful ambience for those cosy nights in. Outside, guests can relax on their own private patio area, perfect for unwinding after a busy day’s adventure whilst watching the red kites and peregrine falcons soar over the magnificent scenery.
    Close to the iconic Pembrokeshire National Park, guests can ramble the majestic Preseli Hills and discover picturesque walks and ancient monuments, including the Bronze Age burial chamber of Pentre Ifan Dolmen, which stands beautifully in rugged terrain. The nearby market towns of Cardigan, Newcastle Emlyn and Carmarthen are all rich with Welsh culture and offer a selection of traditional pubs, boutique and antique gift shops, along with some restaurants waiting to be explored. The magnificent coastline is just a short drive away and is home to golden beaches, horseshoe coves and the pretty coastal towns of Newport, New Quay and Aberaeron, which are set in tranquil fishing harbours where bottlenose dolphins and seals can be spotted on a clear day. For an interesting day out, take a scenic drive to Britain’s smallest city of St David’s and discover its 12th-century cathedral and medieval ruins of Bishops’s Palace, or take a sea safari around the off-shore island of Ramsey, cruising close to seabirds, seals and the occasional dolphin. Shops and pub 2 miles.

    This converted early 16th-century barn has been cleverly designed in upside-down’ style, with the living areas on the upper level to take advantage of the views. It has its own secure garden facing south-east, and enjoys shared use of a courtyard with steps up to further terraces. Spacious and beamed, open-plan living room with rugs on wooden floor. Farmhouse-style kitchen with dining area and electric cooker. Lower ground floor: Double bedroom with 6ft bed and en-suite shower room with toilet. Twin bedroom with door to courtyard (shared with the owners). Single bedroom with additional pull-out bed. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

    • Full oil central heating included
    • Washing machine
    • Patio with furniture
    • Garden with furniture
    • Barbecue

    • Electricity, bed linen and towels included
    • Cot, travel cot and high chair on request
    • TV
    • Microwave
    • Dishwasher
    • Wi-fi
    • Shared use of farmland grounds of 91 acres
    • Parking
    • Fly fishing foc
    • NB: Unfenced river in grounds

  • Glendower

    Aberaeron

    Grade
    6
    4
    2
    1
    Ref: W42838

    Situated within the colourful and pretty Georgian town of Aberaeron, this semi-detached holiday cottage offers very comfortable accommodation from which to enjoy the delights on offer in the surrounding area. Fabulous walking with stunning scenery awaits you along the coastline, with many sandy beaches and hidden coves for family days out. An abundance of outdoor pursuits such as go karting, quad biking and watersports, including dolphin watching boat trips are all available locally. Fishing and golfing close by. Further afield you can take a day trip via ferry to southern Ireland from Fishguard to Rosslaire. The town itself has interesting independent shops, pubs and award winning restaurants. There is sure to be something for all ages to be enjoyed in this beautiful part of Wales. Shop, pub and restaurant 50 yards.

    Ground floor: Living room. Second living room. Dining room with beams and slate floor. Kitchen with tiled floor. Steep stairs to first floor: 1 single bedroom. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet. Second floor: 3 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft), 1 twin, 1 single.

    Woodburner in dining room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating, electricity and bed linen included. Travel cot. High chair. Two Freeview TVs. DVD. Electric hob. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Small enclosed lawned garden and patio with sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Garage (2 cars). Cycle store. Welcome pack. No smoking.

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