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, there are various walks and cycling routes in every direction, not to mention a narrow-gauge railway, a waterfall, a Nature Reserve and underground tours. More details...
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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
Toddler friendlyChild friendly
Mobile phone signal
Living roomDVD playerTV
Dining roomDining table
King size bed
Local faciltiesBeach nearby
Coast nearbyPub nearby
Leisure activitiesBBQGarden furniture
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 (maximum of 1 pet)
Travel cot and high chair provided on request
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.
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