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Fronhaul - 45190

from £45 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Excellent 5/5 Score from 8 reviews

Excellent 5/5 

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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 5

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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This holiday cottage is situated in the village of Devil's Bridge - a popular tourist attraction with 3 famous bridges built on top of each other. The picturesque village is also connected by steam train to the coastal town of Aberystwyth, 12 miles away. This beautiful cottage at the edge of the village offers a calming retreat and is just a few minutes' walk to the local pub, café and Vale of Rheidol station. Enjoy beautiful walks, fishing, mountain biking etc nearby & those red kites gliding above.

Ground Floor

Light and airy lounge with a large window enjoying views out onto the mature garden. It has a wood burner (initial fuel free), a flat screen TV with basic Sky, DVD and video. Wi-fi also available. There are a range of DVD's, videos, books and games available should you have time. Comfy seating for relaxing in the evenings.

A newly fitted kitchen with a dishwasher, freezer, fridge and microwave is at the rear of the property, with views of the valley. The back door opens into the enclosed back garden with access to the garage.

The garage includes a washing machine, tumble drier and can be used for secure bike storage.

The dining room is at the front on the opposite side of the hall from the lounge, with a door into the kitchen. It has a large pine table with seating for six for you to enjoy your meals at the end of the day.

A brand new bathroom including a bath, overhead shower with bath screen. Ideal for soaking after a long walk.

Bedroom 1 is at the front of the property. Tastefully furnished it has twin beds.

Bedroom 2 is at the rear of the property, has the view of the enclosed back garden and the Rheidol Valley beyond. This is a double bedroom.

Bedroom 3 is also at the rear. It has a single bed and again takes in the views.

Weekly lets from £300 / Short breaks from £205

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Aberystwyth 20 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Additional Information

Welcome pack on arrival including many local fresh bread,butter, Welsh cakes, milk, locally made luxury chocolates, tea, coffee, sugar and bottle of wine (Please note contents may vary based on time of year and length of stay).

The following are all provided at the cottage for your stay… Kitchen: Eco washing up liquid, washing powder and softener. Bathroom: soap and toilet roll . General cleaning products: soap , spray, dusters and vacuum cleaner, etc.

Bed linen, hand and bath towels included

Heating and electricity included

Cot and high chair provided (please bring your own bedding for the cot)

Off road parking available

No pets or smoking

Initial fuel for log burner

If you have something special to celebrate why not order a cake. We can have a homemade cake(s) delivered for your arrival.

If we have a Christmas or New Year Booking, we will be providing Christmas / New Year Cupcakes.

Further details outdoors


The enclosed back garden enjoys great views of the Rheidol Valley. There is a brick BBQ with table and chairs. At the front there is a picnic table and a garden seat to enjoy the sun and the garden.

About this location

The Ceredigion region

Ceredigion is a bastion of the Welsh language and culture, which offers award-winning beaches and a network of spectacular walking, cycling and mountain biking routes together with a plethora of opportunities for angling in Cardigan Bay, on rivers, in lakes and fisheries.

Ceredigion and Cardigan Bay, West Wales

Amongst the numerous picturesque seaside towns and villages is New Quay on the Cardigan Bay coast of West Wales. Its golden sandy beaches and sheltered harbour make New Quay a delight to visit at any time of year. Cardigan Bay, which is dotted with pretty little resorts and stretches of spectacular Heritage Coastland, is home to bottlenose dolphins, porpoises and seals. View Self Catering Cottages in and around New Quay, Ceredigion

The Georgian harbour town of Aberaeron lies within a distance of 7 miles. This architectural gem is full of interest. There's a Sea Aquarium, the famous Harbourmaster Restaurant and the National Trust's Llanerchaeron estate. Travel inland from Aberaeron to the Teifi Valley. A favourite with visitors is Cenarth Falls, a famous beauty spot.

From Aberystwyth travel on the narrow-gauge Vale of Rheidol Railway to experience the waterfalls at Devil's Bridge or visit the ruins at Strata Florida Abbey, near Pontrhydfendigaid in the Cambrian mountains. Ceredigion is a central destination for touring Wales and ideal for pursuits such as angling, sailing, birdwatching, cycling and walking.

Activities in Ceredigion, West Wales

Walking and trekking - follow the Dylan Thomas trail




Dry-slope skiing and other adventure sports

Visit Cardigan Island – see the seals off the coast

Take a boat trip from New Quay harbour to see the dolphins

Visit Devil's Bridge and take a trip on the steam railway

Feed the farm animals at Llanrhystud

Visit the local markets

The University and Seaside town of Aberystwyth is a lovely little town with a cosmopolitan feel. Home to the National Library it also has a Museum,a Leisure Centre, Castle, and plenty of shopping opportunities.

Devil's Bridge (Pontarfynach)

This idyllic cottage is located on the edge of the scenic village of Devil's Bridge, just a 10 minute walk to the pub. It is also just a 6 minute walk to the Vale of Rheidol station and this famous steam train will take you on a scenic, relaxing journey to the coast at Aberystwyth. Aberystwyth is a lively university town with a stunning beach and promenade, a wide range of shops, pubs, restaurants, supermarkets and other amenities.

Devil's Bridge (Welsh: Pontarfynach, literally translating to The Bridge on the Mynach) has been a popular tourist attraction for centuries. Mynach translates to Munk and is a tributary of the river Rheidol.

The bridge is unusual in that there are three separate bridges built upon each other. The most recent is an iron bridge (1901), which was built over a stone bridge (1753), which, according to the legend, was built by the Devil, as it was too difficult for mortals to build. The bridge is at a point where the River Mynach drops 90 metres (300ft) in 5 steps down a steep and narrow ravine before it meets the River Rheidol. The set of stone steps leading down to the lowest bridge at the waterfall are known as Jacob's Ladder.

Nant yr Arain Visitor Centre, one of the premier Mountain Biking centres in Wales, is a 10 minute drive, where you can also watch the red kites being fed. Numerous walks and cycle trails start from Devil's Bridge and there are deep underground tours, fishing and a wind farm all within 6 miles.

There are famous attractions and landmarks in every direction and the The Silver and Lead Mines at Llywernog (4.7 miles), Elan Valley (15 miles), Rhaeadr (18 miles) and Tregaron (14 miles) all offer great days out.


'Devil's Bridge and Waterfalls': A 6.5 mile circular walk taking in the upper Rheidol Valley, Ystumtuen and Ysbyty Cynfyn. 0.3 miles from cottage

'Follow the Mynach': 6.5 miles following the river from its source to Devil's Bridge, where it creates the famous waterfalls. 0.3 miles from cottage

'Discover Cefn Croes': A 7 mile circular walk through forestry to the Cefn Croes wind farm site, fantastic panoramic views. 2 miles from cottage

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. 3.5 miles

Nant yr Arian Visitor Centre - 3 scenic walks. 5.5 miles


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. 0 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. 5.5 miles from cottage.


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. 5.8 miles

Bird watching

Red Kite Feeding Centre at Nant yr Arian. 5.5 miles


Popular seaside town of Aberystwyth. 12 miles


Aberystwyth Golf Club – 18 hole golf course. 12.8 miles

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Review 1-8 of 8

6 Jan 2015



Lovely cottage. Warm and cosy even when there was a hard frost outside. Everything spotlessly clean. Beds very comfy with good quality bedlinen. Well equipped kitchen with everything you could possibl… More

11 Feb 2014


"Excellent facilities, cosy atmosphere, lovely views and that extra special touch."

We stayed at the bungalow on a very wet and windy weekend in February as a friend was getting married in Aberystwyth. We parked 3 cars easily on the drive. The facilities were fantastic and the owners… More

7 Jan 2014


"Very Good"

It was a lovely place to stay, when we arrived there was milk bread and butter for us which was great, also a lovely cake had been made, it was so nice to receive these.The children loved it and sett… More

18 Jul 2013


"Home from Home"

We have just finished a weeks holiday at this top class bungalow. The property is approximately 15 mins drive from Aberystwyth and is the first house on the left coming in to Devils Bridge. It has a … More

25 May 2013


"a wonderful home with beautiful views"

We had a lovely bank holiday weekend at Fronhaul. It's everything you would want, clean and well put together and with so many little extras that you wouldn't expect from a holiday cottage. … More

14 Dec 2011


"Stunning home for relaxing holiday"

Perfect for family break, a well appointed cottage with all the extra luxuries that give you the 'feel good' factor.… More

28 Aug 2011


"Wonderful Experience"

Couldnt have hoped or wished for anything better in all respects.… More

24 Aug 2011


"Excellent cottage"

Excellent accomodation, finished to a high standard. Everything we wanted was to hand.Shame the weather was horrible but clearly this was not guaranteed!… More

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    Llion Pughe (Property Manager Best of Wales Holiday Cottages)

    • 4 Years listed

    Calendar last updated:05 May 2015

    Based in United Kingdom

    Languages spoken
    • English

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    +44 (0) 1650 511 101

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