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Ceridwen

7 Nights See prices

  • £1290  to  £2505

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    (2 night min all year)

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    19

  • Bedrooms

    8 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    2 (all year)

  • Children

    Yes

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Yes
    2 Dogs

  • Access
    G

    Ground floor
    Living

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking

About Ceridwen

Ceridwen puts a tick in every box when it comes to self-catering properties for large groups. The house is part of the award-winning Ceridwen Centre in the Teifi Valley in West Wales and enjoys beautiful views of the nearby woodland and surrounding valley. It was crafted using local materials and traditional techniques, and it sits comfortably in its hillside setting, with space for up to 19 people to sleep in eight bedrooms.

The Ceridwen Centre has 40-private acres offering a variety of accommodation for up to 60 people, ranging from B&B rooms to a glamping eco pod and even a converted double-decker bus! There is a licensed bar which is open when on-site events are taking place, but even when they are not, it sells organic wines, cider, spirits and local ales from micro-breweries. Footpaths lead straight from the door, there is a mountain bike park on-site and the owners also run West Wales bike skills events and guided trails (advanced booking is a must!). Just a mile from the centre is the village of Drefach Felindre with the Tafarn John Y Gwas pub (serving a very good pint of local ale), the Red Lion Pub and a village shop.

The Teifi Valley gets its name from the river which snakes through 75 miles of lush Welsh landscape as it makes its way from Llyn Teifi in the Cardigan Mountains to Cardigan Bay. There is plenty to experience here whatever time of year you visit and whatever your interests. Walking is a favourite pastime as some of the spectacular views, such as the Ffynone Waterfall in the lower Teifi Valley, are best reached on foot. There are some equally impressive views from cycling paths and Sustrans routes, as well as some fun and challenging mountain bike trails.

Opportunities for fun on the water are plentiful. Ceridwen’s central location gives easy access to beaches facing both the Irish Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Head north to Llangrannog to the closest beach or Aberporth and Tresaith, where there is also a waterfall, or to Mwnt where you may be lucky enough to spot some of the local Cardigan Bay dolphins. You could also try your hand at sailing, canoeing or paddleboarding on the river (Llandysul Paddlers is an excellent local adventure centre popular with kaykers just three miles away). The traditional Welsh coracle was widely used for salmon fishing (and poaching!) on the Teifi River, and there is a small museum near the Cenarth Falls in Newcastle Emlyn which celebrates their history.

It is not all non-stop adventure in the Teifi Valley, or at least not unless you want it to be. It may be difficult to believe, but the now-peaceful village of Dre-Fach Felindre (close to Ceridwen) was once the centre of a thriving woollen industry, and you can find out more at the National Wool Museum where there are hands-on activities as well as a cafe and gift shop. The West Wales Museum of Childhood is also close by, and further afield, the Botanic Gardens of Wales and Aberglasney House and Gardens have stunning collections of plants from around the world. Alternatively, you can discover the local flora at the Welsh Wildlife Centre and Teifi Marshes Nature Reserve.

Wales has a history rich with strife as evidenced by its numerous castles such as Cilgerran Castle and Cardigan Castle which are both a short drive from Ceridwen, and the magnificent Pembroke Castle, the birthplace of Henry VII, around an hour from Ceridwen and on the way to Tenby and Folly Farm.

Ceridwen’s fantastic location makes it ideal for large groups. There is such a wealth of diverse attractions to suit all ages and abilities within easy reach, while the high standard of accommodation gives everyone a comfortable place to stay and enjoy discovering the Teifi Valley.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Simone Broome joined Independent Cottages in July 2018


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Piano
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Farm Stay
  • Family Activity

Location (Carmarthenshire)

Accommodation Comprises:

Ceridwen is large enough to accommodate up to 19 people with ease, with a layout that both encourages socialising and provides quiet spaces for peace and contemplation. There are two floors as well as a variety of outdoor areas.

Ground Floor:

  • Entry is into the main living and dining area where there are plenty of sofas, a wood burner, piano, television and a two dining tables with seats for everyone, plus a few extras. The room feels light and airy thanks to the multi-aspect windows and the glass French doors that open into the conservatory. It is an area for relaxing and socialising, and ideal for family gatherings such as Christmas.
  • Conservatory which opens onto the paved patio area, providing access from both the living room and the hall.
  • Kitchen superbly equipped for self-catering for large groups with excellent appliances that include a large range cooker with gas hob and two electric ovens, a dishwasher, two fridges and one small freezer.
  • Family bedroom sleeping four people with an ensuite shower room.
  • Two further shower rooms are on the ground floor, each with a WC, as well as a separate cloakroom with WC. One of the shower rooms also has laundry facilities.

First Floor:

  • A second living area is on the first-floor landing. This space is favoured by children and teenagers who appreciate the cosy atmosphere, books, games, television and DVD player.
  • There are three bedrooms sleeping two people, and one sleeping four people, off the main upstairs living area, each comfortably furnished with views of the gardens and grounds surrounding Ceridwen. This part of the house also has access to the upstairs balcony.
  • Bedrooms have shared use of a family bathroom with a bath, shower, WC and handbasin.
  • The annexe, which is reached from a separate staircase, sleeps five people in three bedrooms, and has a shower room with WC and handbasin.

Outside: There are several paved areas close to the house with picnic benches and seating, and a barbecue. A large garden is perfect for ball games and playing, and it has access to the fields nearby. There is ample off-road parking.

Additional Information: Ceridwen has central heating and WiFi. All linen and utilities are included, with guest asked to bring their own towels. A basket of logs is provided with further wood available at a small cost. Up to three well-behaved dogs are welcome with prior agreement from the owner. No smoking is allowed in the property. Should you want a night off cooking, meals can pre-prepared/ordered so that all you have to do is pop them in the oven - please speak to the owner who can also provide information on the special food nights catered for by their on-site chef Rob (pizza and open mic nights are always a hit!). You can also buy local produce/crafts from the on-site shop, pre-order celebratory cakes or maybe pre-book a local beauty therapist for some holiday pampering - the owners are only too happy to help make your holiday special and memorable. Function rooms can also be hired for large parties - please enquire with the owner.

Ceridwen Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 19 in 8 bedrooms (4 Twins, 1 Single, 2 Family rooms with 4 beds & 1 Double)
Children:
Yes
Dogs/Pets:
2 Dogs welcome
Accessibility:
Ground floor accommodation
Smoking:
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £1290
Mid Season from £1560
High Season from £2084
Peak Season £2505
Preferred Arrival Day:
Flexible
Payment Options:
Cheque, Credit Card, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
Please note - Ceridwen sleeps 19 people. The owner has 8 properties which, when booked together, can accommodate up to 60 guests.
Dining capacity - Up to 24.
Pricing - Contact owner for group prices.
All male groups - Please enquire with owner.
All female groups - Please enquire with owner.
Catering available - Yes (by arrangement).
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
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Simone Broome
Member Since July 2018

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Ceridwen 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 18th February 2020
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