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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
4
Bedrooms
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Pets
1

Tan Y Dderwen (Under The Oak, ref OZV), Beudy Bach (Little Cowshed, ref OZW) and Gwel-Y-Llyn (Lake View, ref OZX) are beautiful conversions of traditional Welsh long barns whilst The Farmhouse, (ref OYV) is a bespoke, extremely spacious holiday property furnished to the highest of standards.
Located in a tranquil setting surrounded by rolling countryside, these wonderful family holiday 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 shops and 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 living/dining room with French doors, lake view and wooden floor. Kitchen with tiled floor. Double bedroom. Twin bedroom. Shower room with toilet.

  • Full electricity rads included
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD
  • Dishwasher
  • Patio with furniture

  • Electricity, bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • Stereo/CD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Fridge/freezer
  • 24-acre shared grounds
  • Barbecue
  • Ample parking
  • Shared tennis court
  • Shared children’s play area
  • Ground floor facilities
  • Friday to Friday
  • NB: Three fenced lakes in grounds

Note: Properties The Farmhouse (ref OYV), Tan Y Dderwen (ref OZV), Beudy Bach (ref OZW) and Gwel-Y-Llyn (ref OZX) can be booked together to accommodate larger groups or families holidaying together

WAS
NOW
£258-£585
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
4
Pets
2
Glendower 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. Friday to Friday.

WAS
NOW
£275-£891
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Ty Rhos Mair Ref: OU5

Nestled in the peaceful hamlet of Gilfachrheda, Ty Rhos Mair (Rosemary Cottage) was built in about 1800 and has been restored to provide an elegant and comfortable holiday home. The property, one of a pair, is the perfect base for discovering all that the beautiful and dramatic west Wales coastline has to offer. The unspoilt and sandy beach of Cei Bach is just over half a mile distant, and the picturesque coastal town of New Quay, once the home to Dylan Thomas, is a mile and a half from the cottage. There is a large and pretty rear garden with a summerhouse to enjoy, whilst inside, the cottage has every modern comfort whilst retaining its characterful charm. There are two living rooms to choose from, and on cooler evenings or winter nights, the fireplace with its cosy wood-burning stove is the place to curl up and relax. From New Quay itself, walk along the Wales Coastal Path admiring the stunning views, or just wander around the quaint streets visiting the appealing shops. Here, find plenty of cafés and eateries, and sitting on the stone harbour wall with fish and chips or ice cream, looking out for the frequent visiting bottlenose dolphins, is a pastime not to be missed! Dolphin, wildlife-watching and fishing boat trips are available in season. The wider area has a wealth of attractions to offer year round, including several sandy beaches (Tresaith, Penbryn, Mwnt and Llangranog to name a handful), charming towns such as Aberaeron, with its Georgian harbour and coloured houses, Cardigan with its castle and the interesting town of Aberystwyth, with its 1¼ mile long promenade and from where visitors can take the steam railway into the mountains to Devil’s Bridge. Just a few miles inland, there are the falls at Cenarth, where visitors can watch the trout and salmon swim in the crystal clear waters, or visit the Coracle Museum. Beach under 1 mile. Shop and pub 1 mile.

Spacious living room with wood-burning stove and parquet floor. Spacious sitting room with wooden floor. Kitchen with tiled floor and dining area with wooden floor. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed. Further double bedroom with 5ft zip & link bed. Bunk bedroom. Cot room. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
  • Electricity, full central heating by wood pellet stove, bed linen and towels included
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD
  • CD
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Large, enclosed garden with summerhouse and furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Parking (for 3 cars)
  • Cycle store
  • No smoking
  • NB: 6 steps in garden.

WAS
NOW
£514-£1317
Shortlist
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
NOW
£426-£1264
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Pets
2
Old Coach House Ref: 29166


Lying peacefully in the small hamlet village of Talybont, near the seaside resort of Borth, this detached, former coach house has been restored to a very good standard, offering the perfect ‘getaway’ holiday base for a family or couples alike. Spend your days visiting the nearby charming towns of Aberystwyth and Aberaeron, famous for its traditional Welsh pubs, boutique shops and sandy beaches, where dolphins and porpoises can be spotted on a clear day. The Cambrian Mountains are on the doorstep offering breathtaking views with abundance of walks amidst the tumbling waterfalls at Devils Bridge, whilst the red kites and peregrine falcons soar high. The ruins of Strata Florida Abbey are also worth a visit, being one of Wales’ most important historical sites. Beach 2 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 500 yards.

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room with French doors and tiled floor. Kitchen with tiled floor. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: 2 double bedrooms, (one 5ft), one with additional pull-out single.

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and high chair on request. Freeview TV. DVD. Video. Stereo/CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Large lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Parking (2 cars). Welcome pack. Pets free of charge. No smoking. NB: 6 steps and drop in garden.

WAS
NOW
£212-£739
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
5
Pets
2

Rural location / Pool table and hot tub

A superb example of a detached barn conversion to very good standards. Carefully thought out, with the living area upstairs, retaining the A-frame beams, yet with modern contemporary furnishings and hot tub. A picture window in the living room captures the splendid far reaching views across the Cors Caron Nature Reserve and beyond over the Cambrian Mountain Range. Keen walkers will enjoy the 76 acres which the property is situated in. The Ceredigion Heritage Coast which is less than a 30-minute drive. The university town of Aberystwyth has plenty to offer from its historic castle, fine dining, shopping, plus it is home to one of Wales’ most picturesque train journeys through the valley over to Devil’s Bridge. Aberdaron Sea Aquarium is 17 miles, and New Quay, a quaint fishing town famous for its seafood restaurants and boat rides. The town of Tregaron, 2.5 miles has shops, restaurants and pubs. The property has a pool table and Nintendo Wii and the owners will accommodate horses by arrangement. Shop, pub and restaurant 2.5 miles.

Ground floor: 4 bedrooms: 2 double, 2 twin. 2 shower rooms with toilet. First floor: Living/dining room/kitchen with beams. 1 double bedroom.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating, electricity and bed linen included. Travel cot. Two high chairs. Satellite TV. DVD. CD. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Freezer. Enclosed garden with patio and furniture. Barbecue. Ample parking. Cycle store. Hot tub. No smoking. NB: Sloping garden.

WAS
NOW
£613-£1490
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Pets
0
Mwnt Ref: CC621011
Mwnt is one of two beautiful properties within walking distance of the Ceredigion Marine Heritage Coast - the first area to be established in Britain and recognises the un-spoilt nature of the coastline and its wildlife. 
A warm and cosy hideaway for two, Mwnt has been completely renovated from top to toe and is set in the pretty hamlet of Nanternis, near New Quay.  The cottage itself benefits from a white and pale blue colour scheme and has been carefully converted with modern day comforts such as under floor heating.  Snuggle up around the cosy log burner on wintry nights or rustle up a romantic meal for two in the beautifully presented bijoux kitchen.  The stairs guide you to the lovely galleried double bedroom.  The doors lead out to a patio area and beyond to an enclosed lawn where you can enjoy the warm sunshine and light the BBQ provided.  Step outside the grounds and choose from one of the many lanes and footpaths to explore, some take you along the un-spoilt Ceredigion Coast Path and others through ancient woodland.  Or make your way to the secluded National Trust cove of Cwmtydu (1 mile), renowned for smugglers and pirates, the legendary Sion Cwilt was one such smuggler who used this bay in the 18th Century.  The beach itself is pebbly and seal pups can often be seen here during the autumn months.  Cwmtydu is nestled into the coastline, with paths offering excellent walking opportunities and connecting all the local beaches.  For those who would prefer, the Cardi Bach bus service is a special summer only service, which takes travelers from Cardigan to New Quay and back twice a day between June and October.  It links all the beaches in between and can transport 2 bikes. 
Mwnt can be booked independently or together with Cei Newydd to accommodate up to 6 people.
 

Ground Floor: The property is heated by an air source heat pump and comprises:
Lounge / dining area:  with wood burning stove, Freeview TV, DVD, CD player and table and chairs for two

Kitchen:  with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge / freezer, dishwasher and washer / dryer

Bathroom 1: with bath, shower enclosure, WC and wash basin

First Floor: Bedroom: with king-sized bed (limited access from both sides)

All fuel and power included.  Bed linen and towels provided. 

Enclosed garden, BBQ and garden furniture. Off road parking for 2 cars. 

WAS
NOW
£285-£540
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
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1

Country location on working farmland

This charming single storey, detached, Welsh holiday cottage has been renovated in parts to retain its "olde worlde" character. With black leaded cooking range a feature in the kitchen and panelled wooded walls and ceilings in the original building. Situated on a working farm, yet remote to main farm buildings, the cottage has a tranquil and secluded garden with views across open countryside. Only 3 miles from New Quay, a picturesque fishing village with fine sheltered beach where sightings of seals and dolphins are not unusual. Aberaeron, with its rank of colourful Regency Houses gives a Mediterranean flavour to this glorious harbour town is 8 miles away. Shop and pub 0.5 mile, restaurant 3 miles.

All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double (four poster), 1 twin. Shower room with toilet. Games room.

Open fire in living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot. Video. DVD. Stereo/CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Lawned garden with furniture. Gas barbecue. Parking (2 cars). Games room.

WAS
NOW
£260-£614
Shortlist
Grade 5 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0


Nestled peacefully amongst the rolling countryside, with spectacular views over the picturesque Teifi Valley and rugged Preseli Hills of Pembrokeshire, these four traditional Welsh barns have been lovingly restored. These properties (refs OQ6, OT5, OT6 and OT7) make a perfect touring base for couples or families looking for a unique holiday experience. The former barns date back to the 18th century and have been sympathetically restored to retain all of their original charm and character. Welcoming touches have been added, including blazing wood-burning stoves for those cosy nights in. Sit back and relax in the beautiful grounds, or for the more active, enjoy the numerous leisure facilities Penwern Fach has to offer, including a golf practice, a football field, children’s play area and games room, a great distraction for inclement weather. There is also a building on-site that offers wi-fi and is shared between the cottages. A short distance away lies the charming village of Cenarth, which is famous for its salmon leaping, glistening waterfalls and the nearby country club which offers excellent facilities for guests to enjoy, including a bar, swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi and gym (discounted rates). The area itself has lots to offer, including fantastic walks along the nearby Preseli Hills, where visitors can discover the numerous trails and enchanted sites scattered along the rolling countryside. Conveniently located on the edge of the Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion borders, guests can explore the dramatic coastlines and discover the pretty coastal towns of Aberaeron, New Quay and Newport, offering a collection of seafood restaurants, boutique gift shops and unblemished beaches, where dolphins and seals can be spotted on a clear day! Away from the coast, the countryside is just as promising, and home to a number of historic sites and charming market towns dotted around the county, including Newcastle Emlyn and Cardigan. Just a 45-minute drive away are the thrilling leisure parks of Tenby. Beach 6 miles. Shop and pub 1 mile.

Beamed, open-plan living/dining room with wood-burning stove and kitchen area with slate floor. Wet room with bath and toilet. Double bedroom with TV. First floor: Beamed twin bedroom.

  • Full air source underfloor central heating included
  • Two Freeview TVs
  • Washing machine
  • Wi-fi
  • Lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Ground floor facilities
  • Friday to Friday
  • NB: Fenced pond in grounds

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available at cost
  • Electricity, bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • DVD
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Shared 10-acre grounds
  • Barbecue
  • Cycle store
  • External games room with football table and pool table
  • Children’s play area
  • Football field
  • Golf (practice area)
  • Welcome pack
  • No smoking

WAS
NOW
£282-£901
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
4
Pets
0
Church Street Cottage Ref: CC621014
Church Street Cottage is a delightfully secluded town cottage that overlooks the River Teifi. This charming self catering holiday cottage is ideally placed in the historic town of Cardigan and provides a peaceful location yet within walking distance of the town’s amenities including a wide array of shops; visit the indoor market located within the newly renovated Guildhall and Gallery or wine and dine at the many cafes, restaurants and pubs. Boat mooring and slipway are also within a few yards of the cottage.
After a day of exploring, snuggle up around the inglenook fireplace in the character full lounge or sit back and admire the view of the river from the garden. Why not enjoy a glass of wine on the main bedroom’s balcony, also overlooking the river - the perfect place to relax and unwind after a day of sightseeing.

Ground Floor: Property has gas central heating and comprises:
Lounge: With coal effect gas  fire, TV, DVD and dining table and chairs
Kitchen/Dining Area: With gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dining table and chairs.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, WC and wash basin
Bedroom 1: With two single beds (decorated as a children’s bedroom)

First Floor: Bedroom 2: With king size bed, patio doors lead out to a small balcony
Bedroom 3: With double bed
Bedroom 4: With single bed
All bedrooms have been newly refurbished with restored and newly laid wood floors and freshly decorated with new curtains.
Cloakroom: With WC and wash basin

All fuel, power and bed linen included.

Enclosed garden just yards away from River Teifi. Plenty of free car parking space
There are open tread spiral wooden stair to 1st floor. There is a small step between the kitchen and lounge.

WAS
NOW
£345-£855
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
2
Pentre Cottage Ref: W42351

Stunning location

Two charming converted outbuildings on a farm just near to the historic town of Aberystwyth. Pentre Cottage and Rheidol Cottage make an ideal base to explore the area and ideally located as a touring base for all of Wales, benefiting from its central location. The setting is beautiful with unspoilt rolling hills which are wonderfully peaceful and yet have many hidden activities such as clay pigeon shooting, quad biking, pony trekking and golf courses should you wish to create an activity holiday out of your break. A nature walk starts just near the cottage and is a regular place to spy red kites and other such glorious birds and wildlife. Shops, pubs and restaurant 1 mile.

All on ground floor: Living room/kitchen with tiled floor. Dining room with tiled floor. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Wet room with toilet.

Electricity NSH, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Fridge/freezer. Patio and furniture. Ample parking.

WAS
NOW
£256-£585
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