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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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Grade 5 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Pets
1

These two holiday properties, The Mill ref OM3 and The Stable ref OM4, are on the same site as the beautiful conversions of traditional Welsh long barns Tan Y Dderwen (Under The Oak, ref OZV), Beudy Bach (Little Cowshed, ref OZW) and Gwel-Y-Llyn (Lake View, ref OZX). The Mill is a converted mill, furnished and equipped to an exceptional standard, keeping its traditional style with a touch of class. It offers an ideal holiday base for friends and family. The Stable is a beautiful stable conversion situated in a 23-acre private estate which boasts magnificent views of the countryside and private lakes. Located in a tranquil setting surrounded by rolling countryside, these wonderful family properties boast character and all the comforts for the perfect countryside holiday. Close to the borders of both mid and south Wales, the properties provide perfect accommodation 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 with its large harbour encased by pastel-shaded Georgian houses. A short drive inland leads to the rural and traditional towns of Lampeter and Tregaron, where the Welsh language is mostly used by the locals. Tregaron feels almost untouched by the 21st century and is a bastion of the Welsh language and culture. The river running through the town centre leads to Cors Caron, a national nature reserve of peat bog which is one of the most impressive wildlife areas in Wales; home to rare marsh grasses, black adders, buzzards and even the occasional red kite. A perfect opportunity to discover the real Wales. Shops 3 miles, pub in village.

Large, beamed living/dining room with underfloor heating, French doors and oak floor, open-plan with spacious, well-equipped beamed farmhouse-style kitchen with breakfast area and tiled floor. Step to double bedroom. Separate toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms, each with 5ft bed; one with en-suite shower room and toilet. Twin bedroom. All bedrooms with TV. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Outside decking with furniture

  • Electricity, oil underfloor central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD/CD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • 23 acres of natural landscaped and woodland grounds
  • Shared tennis court and children’s play area
  • Ample parking
  • Welcome pack
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday
  • NB: Fenced lakes in grounds

WAS
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£426-£1264
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
4
Pets
3
Rwgan Ref: JZY

Two miles from Llangrannog’s sandy beaches, on the cleanest coast in Britain, this comfortable traditionally furnished farmhouse is set in its own gardens surrounded by unspoilt pastureland. Llangrannog offers a small slipway, a village shop, cafes and a pub/restaurant, along with a dry ski slope, whilst the popular harbour town of New Quay has sailing and fishing trips. The market town of Cardigan has an indoor swimming pool, a sports centre, a skateboard park, art galleries and a theatre/cinema complex. There are two coastal golf courses nearby. The Crown Inn (2 miles) is a noted country traditional pub serving good food and the Harbourmaster in Aberaeron (10 miles) offers award-winning cuisine. Village shop 1 mile.

Comfortable living room. Dining room with rugs on oak floor. Both rooms have bay windows with fitted seats. Well-equipped kitchen. Shower room with toilet. Entrance Lobby. Pantry. Two staircases to first floor: Study. Double bedroom and twin bedroom, both with rugs on wooden floor. Two single bedrooms. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Electricity, oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • TV
  • DVD
  • Stereo/CD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Telephone (honesty box)
  • Garden
  • Parking

WAS
NOW
£259-£802
Shortlist
Grade 5 Star rating
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
6
Pets
0

Approached via a private block paved drive with electric gates Copper Beech Cottage is a bespoke detached property furnished to the highest of standards. It is an extremely spacious holiday property, set in Mid Wales’ most desirable holiday destination Aberaeron and lying just a short walk from the harbour and beach and the renowned restaurant The Harbourmaster. The large proportions make this an ideal location for large groups and families. There are two bedrooms set in their own separate annexe, just a few feet away from the main house, making it perfect for a group of twelve giving additional privacy to four guests. The annexe also has its own kitchen, living room with balcony as well as shower room.
Tastefully renovated, this traditional Welsh cottage boasts character and all the comforts for the perfect seaside getaway. Close to the borders of both mid and south Wales, Copper Beech Cottage provides perfect accommodation ideally placed for exploring the dramatic Ceredigion coastline where bottlenose dolphins are often seen. A short drive inland leads to the rural and traditional towns of Lampeter and Tregaron, where the Welsh language is mostly used by the locals. Horse riding can be found locally. A perfect opportunity to discover the real Wales. Shops and pubs ¼ mile.

Spacious living room with gas ‘wood burner’ set in marble fireplace and oak floor. Cosy TV room with oak floor. Spacious dining room with tiled floor adjoining sitting area with TV, with panoramic views of Aeron Valley. Spacious well equipped farmhouse-style kitchen with gas range (for cooking) and tiled floor. Utility. Separate toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms, one with 5ft carved four-poster bed and en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Two twin bedrooms. All bedrooms with TV and wooden floor. Bathroom with feature sunken bath, over-bath shower and toilet. Separate annexe: Twin bedroom with French doors and en-suite wet room and toilet. First floor: Spacious sitting room with TV, wooden floor and French doors leading to feature balcony. Kitchen. Double bedroom with TV and wooden floor. Shower room with toilet.

  • Electricity ‘wood-effect’ fire included
  • Electricity, central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • Nine Freeview TVs
  • DVD
  • Stereo/CD
  • Xbox 360 with a selection of games
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Telephone-free local calls only
  • Large enclosed garden with patio, terrace and furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Ample parking
  • Cycle store
  • Table football
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday
  • NB: Significant drops in garden

WAS
NOW
£634-£1937
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Morawel Ref: HW7288

Right on the delightful quayside in Aberaeron, one of Wales’s most lovely harbour towns, this superb Georgian house (last brightly coloured, front-facing property shown on right) offers an exceptional, contemporary standard of style and comfort. The charming holiday property boasts harbour views from the living room and all of the bedrooms. Freshly caught fish, boat rides and dolphin watching trips, good shops, pubs, restaurants and a sports centre/pool are just a few yards.

Ground floor: Living room with sofa bed (for alternative sleeping only). Dining room/kitchen. Utility and toilet. First floor: 1 double (5ft) bedroom with en-suite bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet. Second floor: 2 double bedrooms both with en-suite shower room and toilet. Z bed available (for alternative sleeping only).

Oil CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. DVD. CD. M/wave. W/machine. T/dryer. D/washer. Freezer. Walled courtyard patio and furniture. On road parking. No smoking. Friday to Friday. No children under 6 years, except babes in arms.

WAS
NOW
£465-£950
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Polly Cottage 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 sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Parking (2 cars).

WAS
NOW
£267-£544
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
2
Ysgubor Ref: OYK

Translated from the Welsh meaning ‘barn’, Ysgubor has been converted and furnished to the highest standard. Detached, quite close to the owner’s home but not overlooked by it and with a separate entrance, it enjoys magnificent mountain views and views over the valley and Tregaron bog. An ideal base for touring mid and west Wales. Tregaron village with shops, pub and all amenities 1¼ miles.

Large, beamed living/dining room with French doors and galleried floor overlooking kitchen with comfortable seating and hillside views. Farmhouse-style kitchen area. Master double bedroom with patio doors to own patio with mountain views and en-suite shower room with toilet. Double bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. First floor: Twin bedroom with living area and two futon beds (alternative sleeping).

  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD
  • iPod dock
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Large, enclosed garden with patio, terrace, furniture and panoramic views of Cambrian Mountains
  • Barbecue
  • Parking (for 3 cars)
  • Cycle store
  • Natural water supply from borehole
  • Ground floor facilities

WAS
NOW
£330-£802
Shortlist
Grade 5 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
1
Bwthyn Derwen Ref: OA7

These 3 beautiful and spacious barn conversions are set on a working sheep and beef farm. The farm itself has 140 acres, and the farmland links up to the Ystwyth Cycle Trail which is over 16 miles long. The interiors of the properties have vaulted ceilings, modern lighting, and furnished with leather sofas and log-burners, each with a hot tub available. All 3 properties (refs OA5, OA6 and OA7) can be booked together to form one large house sleeping 12, and they all have interconnecting doors which can be opened up. There is also the option of taking a horse on holiday, the farm has 6 loose boxes and a paddock which can be made available. Located near Tregaron, a small Welsh-speaking market town where guests can visit the famous Rhiannon Welsh Gold Centre that offers beautiful gifts and a fantastic art gallery. Tregaron is also famous for its trotting races, which are actually held here at Dolyrychain Farm on the Sunday following the May bank holiday and also over the August bank holiday weekend each year. The event is the largest of its kind and attracts over 10,000 visitors. This is a haven for walkers and cyclists with the Cambrian Mountains at the foot of the farm and the panoramic Pumlumon Mountains to the north. Visit the university town of Aberystwyth, home of the National Library of Wales, take a walk on the promenade or even catch the electric cliff railway on Construction Hill. For a magical day out take the narrow gauge railway from Aberystwyth to the heart of the Pumlumon Mountains where the destination will be the world famous Devils Bridge and Rheidol Falls. Ideal for fishing, as there is private fly fishing 2 miles away, as well as other fishing venues close by. Shop and pub 1 mile.

Spacious living/dining room with wood-burning stove, slate floor and spacious kitchen area with slate floor. Twin bedroom with zip & link beds and en-suite shower room with toilet. First floor: Two twin bedrooms, each with zip & link beds; one with beams and en-suite bathroom with toilet, one with en-suite shower room with toilet.

  • Wheelchair access

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available at cost
  • Electricity, full underfloor central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD
  • Microwave
  • Shared laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Large lawned garden with wooden climbing frame, swings, slides, patio, terrace and furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Shared 30 acre farmland
  • Ample parking
  • Cycle store (on request)
  • Hot tub
  • Natural water supply from borehole
  • Friday to Friday

WAS
NOW
£291-£959
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Morva Ref: OK3

Morva is a delightful, detached holiday cottage set in an elevated position with far reaching views over Cardigan Bay, just a short walk from the harbour and the beach. Decorated and furnished to a high standard, it is conveniently placed for all local shops, pubs and restaurants and lies near west Wales’ Cardigan Bay Coastal Path, a place where dolphins and porpoises are often seen. New Quay has been both a busy ship-building centre and a thriving commercial port and is now one of Wales’ most popular sailing centre. Close by is New Quay Honey Farm, which sells honey and beeswax. Aberaeron, Aberporth and Llangrannog are an easy drive; Aberystwyth, with its shops, pubs, popular beach and the National Library of Wales is served by regular bus services. Shop and pub 200 yards.

Spacious living room, sea views. Dining room. Kitchen with breakfast area. Games room with TV. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed. Two twin bedrooms. Bathroom with toilet. Shower room.

  • Electricity, oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot and high chair on request
  • Two Freeview TVs
  • DVD
  • CD
  • iPod dock
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Small lawned garden with patio
  • Natural grounds
  • Parking (for 2 cars)
  • Cycle store
  • No smoking
  • NB: Drop in garden

WAS
NOW
£568-£1326
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
3
Pets
2
Gwelfro Ref: 28021

Situated in a magnificent location with rolling hills and fantastic views of the Teifi Valley, Gwelfro is an ideal touring base for a family looking to explore the heart of Wales. The detached, holiday bungalow is spacious and well presented with private parking and a lovely garden perfect for relaxing in the idyllic countryside setting. The picturesque fishing town of Aberaeron and Newquay is only a 20-minute drive away with its large harbour, sandy beaches and fantastic restaurants gives the whole family a real treat for those busy days out. Horse riding nearby. Ideal for golf. Shop 3 miles, pub and restaurant 2 miles.

All on ground floor: Living room with patio doors. Dining room/kitchen with breakfast area and tiled floor. Utility room. 3 bedrooms: 2 double, one with additional single, 1 twin. Shower room with toilet.

Gas coal-effect fire in living room included. Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. Gas hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi. Large lawned garden with patio and furniture. Barbecue. Garage (1 car). Ample parking. Cycle store. Pool table (in garage). Welcome pack. Pets free of charge. No smoking.

WAS
NOW
£316-£1001
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Pets
3
Pottre Farmhouse Ref: 29407

Situated down a quiet country lane near the coastal resort of New Quay, this detached farmhouse, situated on a working farm, has been well presented throughout, offering an excellent holiday base for families or couples looking for an adventure. Conveniently located near the Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion Coastal Path, the area has lots to offer, including fantastic walks along the dramatic coastline, perfect for exploring the horseshoe coves, beaches and Iron Age settlements of West Wales. The picturesque harbour towns of New Quay and Aberaeron are just a stone’s throw away, with their boutique shops, seafood restaurants and sandy beaches where bottlenose dolphins can be spotted on a clear day! For a family day out, take a 60-minute drive to Tenby and discover its iconic theme parks including Oakwood, Bluestone and Manor House, famous for the habitat of Wales’ first ever rhinoceros! Beach 1 mile. Shops, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

Ground floor: Living/dining room with patio doors. Kitchen with breakfast area. Utility room. Games room. Separate toilet. First floor: 4 bedrooms: 2 double, one with en-suite shower room and toilet, 2 twin. Bathroom with toilet.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Three Freeview TV’s. Stereo/CD. Electric cooker. Oil rayburn. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi. Large enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Ample parking. Cycle store. Games room. Welcome pack. Pets free of charge. No smoking. Friday to Friday.

WAS
NOW
£408-£1242
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
2
Cae Gwyrdd Ref: CC621030
Nestled on the outskirts of the popular seaside village of Aberporth, Cae Gwyrdd (meaning Green Field) is perfectly located in a peaceful setting surrounded by open countryside, yet only a mile from Aberporth’s two blue flag awarded beaches. This spacious 3 bedroom bungalow has been lovingly decorated and styled throughout to provide superb accommodation for families or couples and is also pet friendly. The property enjoys a splendid outlook over tranquil farmland and even boasts sea views in the distance. The fully equipped kitchen provides all you will need for your stay, but may not be used thanks to so many lovely pubs and restaurants nearby. Patio doors lead out from the living room onto the decking area and then down to the large lawn garden - an ideal spot to light a BBQ and dine alfresco. The Sun Room provides a delightful second sitting room, which also enjoys the same beautiful outlook. Sit back and watch the passing wildlife - buzzards and red kites are frequent visitors here. A circular walk passes nearby and leads down to the village - Aberporth, a popular and sought after holiday destination on the Cardigan Bay Heritage Coast, is home to shops, a post office, cafes, two pubs, restaurant, takeaways and leisure centre. The Ship Inn is a dog friendly and welcoming place to eat, drink and relax - sit under the heated terrace to enjoy the views of the sea and maybe spot a dolphin! 

Ground Floor: Property is all on ground floor level has gas central heating and comprises;
Lounge/Dining Area: With electric fire, TV, DVD, radio/CD player, docking station, dining table and chairs and a selection of board games and books
Kitchen: With electric cooker and hob, microwave, fridge(with ice box) and washing machine
Sun Room; With seating and TV
Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and wash basin
Bedroom 1: With double bed and wash basin
Bedroom 2: With double bed and wash basin
Bedroom 3: With single beds and wash basin
Games Room: With snooker table

All fuel, power, bed linen and towels included

Garden furniture and BBQ. Rear garden is accessed by a flight of steps. Pond at front of property. Smoking is only permitted in the Sun Room and outside. Parking for 2 cars. Cot. Secure storage for bikes/canoes/kayaks etc. in the lockable garage.

WAS
NOW
£300-£610
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
20
Bedrooms
8
Pets
3
The Coach House Ref: 29930


Lying peacefully in a secluded location with magnificent views over the rolling countryside, this charming, detached, 18th century former coach house makes a perfect holiday base for families or groups who are looking to explore the rugged mountains and enchanted sites of mid Wales. The restoration has been carried out sensitively to enable the property to retain all of its original attractive features including stone walls and oak beams, plus welcoming touches have been added such as a woodburner to provide a wonderful ambience for cosy nights in. It has been tastefully decorated throughout with oak furnishings, a contemporary-style kitchen and en-suite bathrooms. Outside, guests can relax in their private hot tub and sauna, where they can unwind after spending days out on adventures, whilst watching the red kites and peregrine falcons soar over the magnificent scenery. For a family time together, explore the rugged Cambrian Mountains and discover the ruins of Strata Florida Abbey or visit the Cors Caron Nature Reserve, which offers an abundance of walks amidst flourishing wildlife, including birds of prey, fish and the occasional otter. Just a stone’s throw away, are the charming market towns of Lampeter and Tregaron, both rich with Welsh culture and offering a collection of traditional Welsh pubs, tasteful restaurants and elegant gift shops. A short drive away lays the dramatic Ceredigion coastline, which features the pretty coastal towns of New Quay and Aberaeron, set within their tranquil fishing harbours where bottlenose dolphins can be seen on a clear day. Horse riding nearby. Beach 13 miles. Shop and pub 1 mile, restaurant 2 miles.

Ground floor: Living room with French doors/dining room with tiled floors. Kitchen with beams and tiled floor. Utility room. Games room. 3 bedrooms: 2 double (6ft), one with en-suite bathroom with shower attachment and toilet, one with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet, 1 bunk. Separate toilet. First floor: 5 bedrooms: 3 double, one with en-suite shower cubicle and toilet, two with additional double sofa bed (one with beams), 2 twin. All rooms with wooden floor. 2 bathrooms with shower attachment and toilet.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Two travel cots. Two high chairs. Three Freeview TVs. DVDs. Stereo/CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi. Large garden with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. 2-acre grounds. Barbecue. Ample parking. Cycle store. Hot tub. Sauna. Games room with football table. Welcome pack. Pets free of charge. No smoking. NB. Drop in grounds.

WAS
NOW
£1260-£2848
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