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Sky Hut - Caban y Nen

New Quay - West Wales

Cosy and unique, the Sky Hut enables you to admire West Wales' magnificent night sky from the privacy of your own sofa or bed, in front of the fire.
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • Open fire or woodburner
488064
£385 - £584 per week *

Description

The Sky Hut is back! Part of Channel 4's 'Cabins in the Wild' documentary in 2017, this inspiring cabin features a new outfit and looks better than ever. Designed to provide a cosy and unique glamping-observatory experience, its new lakeside home in West Wales provides the perfect setting to admire the magnificent night sky. It is also a great base to explore Cardigan Bay and its wide range of attractions.

Named as the country with the highest percentage of ‘International Dark Sky’, Wales is officially one of the most outstanding places in the world to stargaze. Along with eye level glazing all around this inspirational cabin, you can also open the roof and sliding glass door that leads out to your own decking area. Lake (boat, canoeing and fishing) and countryside views. There is also access to a shared hot tub, games room and pizza oven on site. What better way to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Wales?

Main features include...

  • Welcome pack on arrival includes a special selection of home-made Welsh delicacies.
  • Double bed with a view (bed linen, hand and bath towels provided)
  • Living area - cosy and scenic with an inviting sofa (that transforms easily from the double bed) in front of a bio-fuel stove with real fire.
  • Two gas hobs and kitchen sink. There is also a communal, roofed area on site (shared with 3 pods) that features a pizza oven and fridge. Large, shared freezer also provided in the games room.
  • En-suite facilities (shower, basin and compost toilet). There are also additional shower and toilet facilities on site.
  • No pets or smoking inside
  • Electricity and gas included. USB socket provided.
  • Guests can also use the shared laundry room on site with washer/dryer, drying area and secure bike storage.
  • Shared hot tub on site

Features

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Double bed
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Saturday changeover
  • 6 Miles from a beach
  • 1.4 Miles from a pub
  • 4.5 Miles from a shop
  • On a working farm
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Freezer
  • Games room
  • No smoking
  • Towels provided
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • No highchair available
  • No travel cot available

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Llangrannog Beach

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Local Area

Sky Hut offers a beautiful and completely unique retreat for two, on the shores of a lovely lake on a family farm in West Wales. With stunning countryside and sky views, the cabin also enjoys additional features on site, including a hot tub, communal area and separate unit with shower and toilet facilities, shared with 3 other pods. Set apart from the pods, Sky Hut is closest to the lake and also enjoys its own patio area to make the most of this beautiful setting.

The village of Mydroilyn and Gilfach Inn is within 1.5 miles, whilst Bardsey View is 2.2 miles, featuring a bar and restaurant. A village shop and pub / restaurant (Llanina Arms) can also be found in the neighbouring village of Llanarth (4.5 miles). Cardigan Bay's nearest beach (Cei Bach) is less than 6 miles and the picturesque seaside resort of New Quay is just 7 miles, where you will find a wide range of mouth-watering restaurants, cafes etc. It is also home to a lovely Blue Flag sandy beach and bottle nosed dolphins, porpoise and seals which reside in Cardigan Bay. A 12 mile journey inland brings you to the rural town of Lampeter, also known as the smallest university town in the whole of Wales and the British Isles.

Dotted with pretty little resorts and stretches of spectacular Heritage Coastland, Cardigan Bay has something for everyone. The Georgian harbour town of Aberaeron lies 8 miles to the north. This architectural gem is full of interest. There's a Sea Aquarium, the famous Harbourmaster Restaurant and the National Trust's Llanerchaeron estate. Travel inland from Aberaeron to the Teifi Valley. A favourite with visitors is Cenarth Falls, a famous beauty spot.

Travel on the narrow-gauge Vale of Rheidol Railway from Aberystwyth and experience the waterfalls at Devil's Bridge or visit the ruins at Strata Florida Abbey, near Pontrhydfendigaid in the Cambrian Mountains. Sky Hut is the perfect base, whether you wish to explore the wonders of Wales, or choose to relax in the comfort of your cabin whilst admiring the beautiful surroundings.

Beaches

New Quay Beach is expansive, sandy and well protected from the breeze. This blue flag beach (Harbour Beach) is very popular during the summer months. 7.5 miles

Cei Bach is a lovely beach, much quieter than New Quay beach. 5.8 miles

Water Sports

You can choose from dinghy sailing, yacht cruising, power boating, windsurfing and kayaking with both short sessions and longer courses suitable for all levels and abilities. Cardigan Bay Watersports 7.5 miles

Tresaith is set in a small sheltered sandy bay named after the River Saith which cascades as a waterfall over the cliffs to the beach. The beach has a slipway and is a popular sailing destination. An excellent beach for watersports - wide and sandy. Limited parking. 16.4 miles

Walking

The Ceredigion Coast Path links together a treasury of environmental, natural and heritage assets within one of the most scenic coastal areas of Wales: 7.5 miles

Fishing

Trout lake on site, perfect for a spot of fly, lure or bait fishing.

There is superb sea fishing all around the New Quay area, the harbour wall remains a popular venue for children. The area is also renowned as a UK bass hotspot. Boats available from the New Quay harbour, bookings taken on the quay. 7.5 miles

Coarse fishing -many lakes and river including Llanarth Coarse Fishery. 5.4 miles

Game fishing – River Teifi is one of the UK’s most famous Salmon rivers.

Golf

Cwmrhydneuadd Golf Club 9-Hole Public Course Par 31. The golf course is open all year round and is very rarely closed by the weather and normally there is no need to book. 11.6 miles

Penros Golf Club 150 acres of lush green countryside in the Wyre Valley in West Wales. 15.8 miles

Cycling

Many trails and quiet local roads in the area making superb cycling. Lôn Teifi runs between Aberystwyth and Fishguard, part of National Route 82 of the National Cycle Network. The 98 mile (158km) cycle route follows country lanes and minor roads along the valley of the River Teifi, through the rural towns of Tregaron, Lampeter, Newcastle Emlyn and Cardigan before reaching Fishguard on the West Wales coast. 14 miles

Pony Trekking

Horse riding is available in a few locations including Gilfach yr Halen Llwyncelyn. 19.3 miles