Luxury 5 star accommodation inside an historic Welsh Castle. This idyllic and romantic apartment is ideal for a couple. Set within the stunning grounds of Cardigan Castle, you can soak up the history and also enjoy the nearby quayside and town with plenty of places to eat and drink, including a restaurant within the Castle grounds. On nearby Poppit Sands and at Mwnt, you can often see the dolphins from the shore and there are many wonderful beaches to be explored and enjoyed. More details...
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Gardender's Cottage is a 2 floor apartment set within the East wing of the Castle and shares a private courtyard.. This is a unique opportunity to stay in an Historic Castle. Dating back to the 11th Centry this is the first recorded Welsh masonry castle and has had many famous battles. The Castle is also central to Welsh history and was attacked and taken by the Welsh and Normans in turn several times each. Former owners include Yr Arglwydd Rhys - The Lord Rhys who in 1176 put on an elaborate festival that was the forerunner to the Eisteddfod a festival that still takes place to this day. In addition to staying within a castle you can also visit many others locally including Cilgerran only 3 miles away.
Cardigan is a market town on the banks of the river Teifi (a famous salmon river) and one once a key trading port and had a huge herring fishing fleet. The river meets the sea at Poppit sands and this is a great spot for dolphin watching from the shore. Cardigan has plenty of places to eat out and plenty of local and boutique shops.
7 miles inland is Cenarth a gorgoeus little village with the famous Cenarth falls. Local fisherman used traditional corricle boats to fish in the river. You can see these in the museuem here and even hve a go yourself on the river.
Family attractions in Cardigan include the Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park. There are many land animals on show but also you can see many of the coastal wildlife including the harbour porpoises, seals, and dolpins. There is also an indoor section with activities for all the family.
Dyfed Shirehorse Farm is a great outdoor and indoor activity centre and is only 6 miles away. Other great family attarctions include Folly Farm and Oakwood Theme Park both around half an hour away. The Llangrannog Urdd Centre is only 11 miles away and is perfect for a family day out with its ski slope, pony trekking centre and there is also a modern leisure centre on site which includes a sports hall, an astro turf field and fitness room.
Many great walks in the Teifi Valley and the Ceredigion section of the All Wales Coastal Path can be joined nearby. 0.1 miles
There are many great beaches in the area including Tresaith , Llangrannog and a chance to see the dolphins at Poppit Sands 2 miles
Kayaking, sailing and more available from Tresaith beach - 8 miles
A great course on the coastline Cardigan Golf Club - 18 hole championship 3 miles
Pony Trekking Centre one of the many activities available at Llangrannog Urdd Centre. 11 miles
Salmon fishing permits available on the famous Teifi – 0.3 miles.
Sea fishing boat trips available from the quay 0.5 miles.
Mobile phone signal
No pets allowed
Utility roomElectric hob
Living roomDVD playerTV
King size bed
Local faciltiesFishing nearby
Coast nearbyGolf course nearby
Train station nearby
Leisure activitiesGarden furniture
Luxury 5 star accommodation inside an historic Welsh Castle. This idyllic and romantic apartment is ideal for a couple. Set within the stunning grounds of Cardigan Castle, you can soak up the history and also enjoy the nearby quayside and town with plenty of places to eat and drink, including a restaurant within the Castle grounds. On nearby Poppit Sands and at Mwnt, you can often see the dolphins from the shore and there are many great beaches to be explored and enjoyed.
Luxurious boutique style bedroom with traditional wood flooring, king size bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers.
Bathroom with freestanding bath, separate shower unit wc and wash basin
Fully equipped stylish kitchen with electric hob and oven, microwave, dishwasher and table and chairs for 4.
Lounge set around the wood burning stove and traditional fireplace, with comfy sofas, desk and TV DVD.
Shared courtyard table and chairs plus access to castle grounds including the large green.
Utility room with washine machine and tumble dryer.
Hair dryer, iron and ironing board.
Welcome pack on arrival includes tea, coffee, sugar, milk, home-made cakes and biscuits. Let us know if you're celebrating a special occasion and we will also include an extra surprise in your welcome pack.
Bed linen and towels provided.
Electricity & heating included.
High chair, travel cot and stair gate available on request. Please bring your own bed linen for the cot.
No smoking inside and no pets.
Shared private courtyard (with East Wing)
First basket of firewood is free, any additional wood can be purchased.
Can be booked together with East Wing / Yr Aden and The Coach House to sleep 10 in total
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