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Self Catering Holiday Cottages in Ceredigion

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Found on the west coast of Wales, the county of Ceredigion is a centuries old region that has become a popular tourist destination. It’s sandy beaches and clear water leading out onto the Irish sea, coupled with the nostalgic feel of its small towns and villages, gives it a distinctly traditionalist appeal. It also boasts several mountains, vast ranges of rural land and unique wildlife to make it one of the most diverse counties in Wales. Read More

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Winllan Farm Glamping Pod

Offering a more 'unique' self-catering experience, these two luxury glamping pods afford stunning countryside views and provide families, friends and couples with a fun yet stylish holiday retreat where you can get back to basics amongst nature without compromising comfort. Lampeter is a short drive away and the 'pods' are within easy reach of the many stunning beaches of Cardigan Bay. 

From £230 to £435 per week
Sleeps 2-4
(1 bedroom)
52.111633, -4.184231
Plucking Barn

Offering 'upside down' accommodation to maximise the beauty of the stunning countryside views, Plucking Barn offers a warm welcome to families, friends and dogs and is located a short drive from Lampeter, within easy reach of the glorious beaches of Cardigan Bay. 

From £275 to £745 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
52.415844, -4.085860
Harbourside View

Harbourside View is everything the name suggests and a perfect seafront holiday apartment for a relaxing break with lovely views across Cardigan Bay (great dolphin spotting!). Sitting in Mid-Wales, the apartment is ideally placed just a stone's throw from the beach and water in a tranquil bay in Aberystwyth with a great choice of pubs, restaurants and shops. 

From £475 to £595 per week
Sleeps 2+2
(1 bedroom)
52.369502, -4.086693
The Stable Cottage

Sitting in the Welsh village of Chancery, this welcoming single level holiday home is well suited for couples, small families and those with limited mobility having just one step to enter the cottage. Perfectly placed, the cottage is one of three in a tranquil setting, yet only four miles for the bustling seaside town of Aberystwyth on Cardigan Bay with its lovely beaches, shops, pubs, golf course, pier and castle. A great base for exploring Mid-Wales and also Snowdonia National Park. 4 Star. 

From £300 to £590 per week
Sleeps 3
(2 bedrooms)
52.369502, -4.086693
Soar Cottage

One of three holiday cottages sitting on a farm in the village of Chancery nestling amidst glorious Mid-Wales countryside. The fishing port of Aberystwyth is just four miles away with its great choice of pubs and shops as well as its historic castle, golf course, cliff top railway, promenade and beaches for lazy days. A great base for exploring Cardigan Bay and the many attractions of beautiful Ceredigion. 4 Star. 

From £490 to £875 per week
Sleeps 5
(3 bedrooms)
52.369502, -4.086693
The Granary Cottage

This comfortable holiday cottage offers a warm Welsh welcome and sits on a family run farm, just a short drive from Aberystwyth. Enjoy the many attractions of Cardigan Bay on the doorstep and Aberystwyth's abundance of amenities just four miles away including pubs, restaurants, glorious beaches, promenade and the castle. Snowdonia National Park is within easy reach or simply just relax in the peace and tranquility of Mid-Wales. 4 Star. 

From £300 to £590 per week
Sleeps 3
(2 bedrooms)
52.139788, -4.504274

Discover Ceredigion, a beautiful part of Wales sandwiched between Snowdonia and Pembrokeshire National Park, abundant with award winning beaches and wildlife. This affordable holiday home sits in a prime position within walking distance of the popular golden sands of Penbryn (NT owned). A tranquil setting, superb coastal walks and a glorious beach on the doorstep. 3 Star. 

From £295 to £475 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
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Hafan Dawel

A modern well presented single level holiday home in the hamlet of Ciliau Aeron near to the Georgian seaside town of Aberaeron with its colourful cottages, inns, pebble beach and bustling harbour. A great base from which to explore Ceredigion including Cardigan Bay. 

From £290 to £500 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
52.123340, -4.599798
No. 2 Byre Cottage

Sitting on a working farm, this comfy cottage enjoys lovely views across Cardigan Bay (you may even be lucky enough to spot seals and dolphins from the farm!) and provides a family and dog-friendly retreat perfect for relaxing by the sea or exploring the many attractions of Cardigan Bay and Wales. 3 Star. 

From £330 to £460 per week
Sleeps 6
(2 bedrooms)
52.123340, -4.599798
No. 1 Byre Cottage

With lovely views across Cardigan Bay, this Welsh holiday cottage sits on a working farm and provides a comfortable place to relax by the sea. A haven for wildlife, you may be lucky enough to spot dolphins or seals on the coast from the farm as well as Red Kites soaring up above. A great base for exploring the many attractions of Wales. 3 Star. 

From £260 to £350 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)

Holidays in Ceredigion

Like the bordering county of Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion was a favourite spot of the poet Dylan Thomas, who took inspiration from the beautiful surrounding area and wrote 'Under Milk Wood’ based on his experiences here. Indeed, like many counties in this region, it has played a major role in Arthurian legends over the years and the almost mystical scenery and spiritual landscapes ensure that even today, you can imagine the magical nature of these legends coming to life.

Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy a whole range of different activities in Ceredigion and the Ystwyth and Rheidol trails in particular, offer some challenging but rewarding routes. Amongst the open hills and remoteness of many areas of the countryside is Bwlch Nant yr Arian, a mountain biking route with 3 different trails. If going at a gentler pace is more amenable, then donning some sturdy shoes and taking off on foot around the glorious landscape is a fantastic experience and you can witness wildlife including warblers, deer or birds of prey on your travels. From the low down river valley walks, to the tranquil coastal paths and windswept mountainous trails, there is a walking route in Ceredigion to please all fitness levels.

Golfing is a particular sport that is held dear in the county and golfers of all abilities and handicaps can find challenging courses within its borders. Aberystwyth, Llanrhystud, Cardigan and Borth & Ynyslas all have stimulating courses with links conditions and great views over the coastline. Aberystwyth itself is a market town that is perhaps famous for its university but also has a great vibe to it. A bustling student population means that it holds lively and energetic nightlife, combined with the history of the Aberystwyth castle and nostalgia of its old town centre.

The town of Cardigan has windy narrow streets with small independent shops and hosts various festivals throughout the year including local food festivals, Christmas fairs and the Aberaeron Festival of Welsh Ponies and Cobs for kids and adults with a sense of fun. Indeed, culturally Cardigan is significant with the largest percentage of the population speaking Welsh as a fluent language.

Ceredigion is perhaps not as well-known as other counties in Wales, however it is a real gem just waiting to be discovered. It has a very typically Welsh landscape with mining and railway towns nestled amongst the acres of green hills and valleys. With various activities for everyone in the family, an active nightlife scene in the University town of Aberystwyth and a traditional charm, the county is one of the best areas that Wales has to offer.

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