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Glan y Fad

Aberystwyth - West Wales

Enjoy the comfort & convenience of this spacious, West Wales holiday accommodation. Aberystwyth (4 miles) and a wide range of attractions are on your doorstep.
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Accepts 1 pet
  • WiFi internet
73488
£371 - £784 per week *

Description

Conveniently located between coast and countryside, a wide range of attractions and activities are within close proximity of this spacious holiday accommodation. Aberystwyth’s famous beach and town, with a host of amenities is just 4 miles away, you have various walks to explore in every direction and for the adrenalin junkies, Nant yr Arian mountain biking centre offers a great adventure. For a more relaxing day out, step on the steam train to Devil’s Bridge with its famous 3 bridges and waterfall or visit Ynyslas Nature Reserve and sand dunes. Glan y Fad will definitely give you a holiday to remember.

Ground Floor

Kitchen/Dinner – A large country style kitchen awaits you, equipped with everything you need for a home from home self catering holiday. An American style fridge freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and an Esse Rayburn are all included. A solid oak dining table and chairs is also provided for the traditional sit down family meal.

Lounge – The lounge consists of sumptuous leather 3 piece suite, woodburner, TV and DVD player to enjoy those cosy nights in front of the roaring fire.

Conservatory – Relax and admire the lovely countryside views from the spacious conservatory, equipped with comfortable seating and a beautiful Welsh dresser to add to the charm.

There is also a downstairs toilet and washbasin.

Upstairs

Glan y Fad holiday accommodation, Aberystwyth has 1 king bedroom, 1 double bedroom and 1 bunk bedroom.

Spacious master bedroom with a comfortable king size bed, traditional bedroom furniture and television.

Vintage style second bedroom with a double bed and matching cream shabby chic style bedroom furniture.

The third bedroom has twin bunk beds with matching bedroom furniture.

The family bathroom has a bath, hand held shower head, toilet and sink unit.

Garden

Spacious patio and garden area featuring a beautiful water fountain. The patio area includes a BBQ corner and a large table with seating for up to 10.

Additional Information

Welsh cakes to welcome you on arrival

Bed linen, hand and bath towels provided

Heating and electricity included in the price

WiFi available.

Pets welcome free of charge (maximum of 1 pet) - please notify us when booking.

Travel cot and high chair provided on request

This property has a £150 good housekeeping refundable bond, which is payable to Best of Wales along with the balance of your holiday. Alternatively, you can waiver this bond by paying a non-refundable fee of £5 per person instead.

Parking for 3 cars directly outside Glan y Fad holiday accommodation. Aberystwyth also has a train station and there’s a good network of buses and taxis available locally if you wish to travel without a car.

The following items are also provided for your stay… Kitchen: washing up equipment & 2 dishwasher tablets, tea, coffee & sugar, salt etc. Bathroom: Hand wash and toilet roll in bathroom and ground floor toilet.

Features

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Accepts 1 pet
  • WiFi internet
  • Saturday changeover
  • 4 Miles from a beach
  • 1.5 Miles from a pub
  • 1.5 Miles from a shop
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Towels provided
  • No tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Highchair available
  • No stairgate available
  • Travel cot available

Prices

Date Range 7 night price * 3 night price *
28 Oct 17 - 23 Dec 17 £371 £278
23 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18 £658 £494
6 Jan 18 - 24 Mar 18 £376 £282
24 Mar 18 - 14 Apr 18 £486 £365
14 Apr 18 - 26 May 18 £454 £341
26 May 18 - 2 Jun 18 £632 £474
2 Jun 18 - 23 Jun 18 £528 £396
23 Jun 18 - 7 Jul 18 £580 £435
7 Jul 18 - 21 Jul 18 £622 £467
21 Jul 18 - 1 Sep 18 £784 £588
1 Sep 18 - 15 Sep 18 £528 £396
15 Sep 18 - 20 Oct 18 £444 £333
20 Oct 18 - 3 Nov 18 £475 £356
3 Nov 18 - 22 Dec 18 £371 £278
22 Dec 18 - 6 Jan 19 £658 £494

* Please note: guide prices are based on the current year's prices and do not include optional items such as pet fees.

Reviews

Cottage felt like home from home and was well located
A trip to Devils Bridge Railway is a must and would recommend a visit to craft shop in Bow StreetFamily from Ireland - 9th August 2017
Stunning holiday home, very friendly owner. Devil's Bridge well worth the visit and the chocolate box shop.Family from Walsall - 1st October 2016
Very nice property with good parking, nice and warm and very well equipped.
We hope to return in the near future and suggest that other visitors visit the Elan valley it is stunningLyndon from Suffolk - 17th December 2015
Really relaxing and convenient.Jane from Somerset - 8th April 2015
The cottage was fantastic, such a cosy feel to it, lots of charactor and plenty of space.

Cosy wood burner for the evenings. Even the rain didn't spoil it as sitting in the conservatory listening to the rain whilst reading a book was bliss


Would really recommend some of the walks at the local forest/nature reserves, a lot of them are only 1-2 hours and very well signed so great for beginners, also a great walk up the hill by the gold course in Aberystwyth. Also recommend the animalarium in Borth, and the steam train from Aberystwyth to Devils Bridge (head for heights definately needed on this one)
Lyndsey - 17th September 2013

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Local Area

Set in beautiful West Wales countryside, this detached holiday accommodation is located between the villages of Llanilar and Llanfarian. You can enjoy beautiful views of the rolling Welsh hills from the spacious conservatory and large garden outside your holiday accommodation. Aberystwyth (4 miles away) offers a wide range of restaurants, cafes, pubs, shops and restaurants, whilst The Falcon Inn in Llanilar (1.5 miles) also serves good food.

Glan y Fad holiday accommodation, Aberystwyth is perfectly located to explore Mid and West Wales. Numerous beaches and beautiful coastal villages and towns are within a short drive and a great range of outdoor activities are available on your doorstep. These include the famous Nant yr Arian Mountain Biking centre, surfing, sea and coarse fishing, numerous golf courses and Rheidiol Pony Trekking. Llain Outdoor Activity Centre also offers a great family day out, with a broad variety of activities including kayaking, climbing, abseiling, orienteering, low & high ropes course, zip-wire & adventure course.

Venture on a deep underground tour of The Silver and Lead Mines at Llywernog, visit Fantasy Farm in Llanrhystud, or sit back and enjoy a scenic journey on the famous narrow-gauge railway through the Vale of Rheidol from Aberystwyth to Devil’s Bridge. For some insight into Welsh culture and history, why not take a trip to the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth which hosts various exhibitions throughout the year.

Beaches

Sheltered sand and shingle beach at the popular seaside town of Aberystwyth. During the height of summer donkeys, a bouncy castle and 'tea cup' rides along the prom ensure that there is plenty of entertainment for children. 4 miles.

Three-mile stretch of sandy beach from Borth to Ynys Las. 12 miles.

Walking

Ystwyth Trail - a 21 mile walking / cycling trail from Aberystwyth to Tregaron. Join the path 0.2 miles from your accommodation.

Ceredigion Coast Path follows the varied coastline of Cardigan Bay. 4 miles from your holiday accommodation, Aberystwyth is the easiest joining point.

‘Follow the Mynach’: follow the river for 6.5 miles from its source to Devil’s Bridge, where it creates the famous waterfalls. 14 miles from cottage

Nant yr Arian Visitor Centre - 3 scenic walks. 14 miles

The Hafod Estate (owned by the Forestry Commission) offers 5 way-marked walks, of varying length and difficulty, enabling visitors to explore the famous Hafod landscape. 18 miles

Cycling

Ystwyth Trail – 21 mile cycling route from Aberystwyth to Tregaron, accessed 0.2 miles from the cottage.

Rheidol Cycle Trail – This 17 mile trail leads you from Devil’s Bridge, through the Rheidol Valley down to the harbour in Aberystwyth, mainly along quiet back roads and dedicated cycle routes. 4 miles

Nant yr Arian Mountain Biking Centre - one of the premier Mountain Biking centres in Wales. Featuring the Continental Tyres Syfydrin Trail, one of the most scenic wilderness trails in the UK. 14 miles.

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Sea fishing at Aberystwyth – home to some of the most varied ground imaginable with a species resident list only equalled by the prolific waters off Devon and Cornwall. 4 miles

Nant-y-Moch & Dinas reservoirs, near Ponterwyd - both stocked with varieties of trout. Permits for fishing can be bought from the Rheidol Filling Station in Ponterwyd. 14 miles

Golf

Aberystwyth Golf Club – 18 hole golf course. 4 miles

Capel Bangor Golf Course – 9 hole golf course. 8 miles

Horse Riding

Rheidol Riding Centre has full-size floodlit indoor and full-size floodlit outdoor riding arenas, a show-jumping and cross-country course, and fantastic trekking around the Rheidol Valley. 8.5 miles