Tangaer Cottage is a high-quality, pet-friendly holiday cottage near Lampeter, Ceredigion, in Mid Wales. Situated amongst green rolling hills on a working sheep farm with outstanding views of the Teifi Valley. In the heart of red kite country, a lovely peaceful retreat but just 3 miles from the University and market town of Lampeter, on the southern edge of the Cambrian Mountains, close to the Cardigan Bay Heritage Coastline and a short drive from the Welsh Coastal Path.
The cottage is in an idyllic setting with fantastic scenery, an abundance of wildlife and wonderful walks on the doorstep with numerous attractions only a short drive away. Ideal as a base for touring, relaxing, or a family holiday as well as a romantic or relaxing break - the choice is yours. Short breaks available out of season please contact us for more info.
Up to two well behaved dogs are welcome at no extra charge and there is ample off road parking for cars.
Walkers and bikers very welcome. Lock up shed available.
Our holiday cottage was formerly a barn and has been renovated to a very high standard. It sleeps up to five plus a cot, and we can accommodate a sixth person teenager/child in the single room if required. We provide our guests with beautifully furnished accommodation, giving attention to detail with many little extras to make your stay memorable. A welcome pack is ready for your arrival.
There is a four poster bed in the master bedroom and a balcony with breathtaking views of the hills. Two further bedrooms, one twin-bedded room and one single bedded room with pull out bed underneath (ideal for child/teenager). All bedding, fluffy towels and hairdryers supplied. For relaxation there is a double-ended jacuzzi bath with shower over in the bath (adult bathrobes supplied). In the lounge we have two comfy leather settees and an easy chair, a stone fireplace houses the woodburning stove for cosy nights in with a glass of wine, a wide screen tv with freeview and digibox, dvd player, hifi, ipod decking station, wii games console with games. A selection of dvds, cds, books, magazines, jigsaws and games supplied for your amusement. There are numerous tourist information leaflets, ordnance survey maps for your perusal and a pair of binoculars.
Free wifi broadband internet, just bring your laptop.
The cottage has a fully equipped kitchen with built in cooker and ceramic hob, dishwasher, fridge, microwave, a wooden dining table with leather chairs as well as a full range of cutlery, crockery, pots, pans and cooking utensils. There is a spacious utility room with drying facilities, washer/dryer, deep freeze and separate toilet. Plenty of room to dry clothes and boots if required.
Cot (bedding not supplied), highchair and stair gate available on request (no charge).
Outside there is a decked patio (great suntrap) with garden furniture and gas barbecue (gas supplied), an enclosed lawned garden with sun loungers and a play area for the children, basket ball, swings, sandpit, and a slide. The local pub “The Fisher’s Arms” oozes character with wooden beams, slate floors, woodburner and even has some real ales to tempt you, is within walking distance (1.1 mile) or ask us and we’ll drive you down and pick you up.
We have a shed available to store fishing rods, bikes and trailers if required.
The Surrounding Areas
In Lampeter there are a good selection of restaurants, two supermarkets and a selection of small family run shops including an organic farm shop, a wholefood shop, several cafes, a fortnightly farmers market, great pubs, a swimming pool, tennis courts and bowling green. Walk around the University, with its fountain and lovely buildings. Tregaron Nature Reserve is nearby and the cottage is 16 miles to the beautiful Cardigan coastline where dolphins can be seen and you will find glorious sandy beaches, many of which have achieved European Blue and Green Flag status for the quality of their beaches. New Quay, Llangrannog, Cei Bach, Tresaith, Cwm Tudu and Penbryn beaches are all within driving distance. Golf anda public indoor swimming pool nearby.
Visit Aberaeron a pretty Georgian resort, famous for its dolphins and seals. Discover the foothills of the Cambrian Mountains and the lakes of Central Wales. The Brecon Beacons, National Botanic Gardens and Aberglasney, Devils Bridge, Tregaron Nature Reserve, Pumsaint Gold Mines and Folly Farm are just a few places to visit. Children love to visit the Honey Farm near Aberaeron, Oakwood Theme Park by Narbeth, Borth Animalarium near Aberystwyth. Cardiff, the capital city of Wales with its many attractions is within 2 hours drive by car. There are train stations in Carmarthen and Aberystwyth with buses then to Lampeter and Cellan.
For the more energetic there are excellent family and advanced mountain bike cycle tracks at Brechfa Forest in the Cothi Valley, Nant Yr Arian at Ponterwyd near Aberystwyth is the new Welsh MTB centre and has three separate trials with different degrees of difficulty. There is a cycle path from Aberaeron to Llanacheron running inland along the Aeron Valley and the Cors Caron route explores the Tregaron bog. Quad biking, coasteering, white water canoeing, kayaking, dry ski-slope and boarding, fishing, pony trekking and golf are all within easy driving distance.
Contact us in advance to arrange these little extras:
Champagne, flowers and chocolates arranged to be placed in the cottage for your arrival, ideal for special occasions, birthdays, anniversaries, valentines
Fishing permits on the River Teifi for salmon
Trout coarse fishing
Boat trips from New Quay to see the dolphins