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.
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.
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.
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.
Welsh cakes to welcome you on arrival
Bed linen, hand and bath towels provided
Heating and electricity included in the price
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.
- Sleeps 6
- 3 Bedrooms
- 1 King size/super king bed
- 1 Double bed
- 2 Bunk beds
- 1 Bathroom
- Accepts 1 pet
- WiFi internet
- Open fire or woodburner
- Saturday changeover
- 4 Miles from a beach
- 1.5 Miles from a pub
- 1.5 Miles from a shop
- Private parking
- Bed linen provided
- No smoking
- Towels provided
- No tumble dryer
- Washing machine
- Highchair available
- Travel cot available
What a lovely house! It's cozy and spacious at the same time offering a comfortable sunroom for cooler weather and a beautiful outdoor patio for warmer days. A powder room on the ground floor saves you from unnecessary trips upstairs. The living room with fireplace was delightful on chilly evenings. Jenny is responsive to questions and is easily reached by phone. The setting is beautiful with rolling hills and farms. There is some road noise but we never found it to be a problem. Grocery stores and restaurants were a short drive away. Parking was easy. We would definitely stay again.Kelly Mead - 24th April 2018
We had a wonderful time. The house was beautifully decorated for Xmas and cosy. Thank you very much, we'll be back Anne from Conwy - 31st December 2017
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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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.
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.
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
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.
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
Aberystwyth Golf Club – 18 hole golf course. 4 miles
Capel Bangor Golf Course – 9 hole golf course. 8 miles
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