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Excellent 5/5 6 reviews

Lots of walks from the cottage door

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 24 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Woodpecker Cottage is a barn conversion (Visit Wales 4 star graded) offering luxury self catering accommodation (Visit Wales 4 star) in the beautiful hills of south west Wales.

The cottage is in a courtyard setting in a peaceful rural location overlooking the Teifi Valley. Lovely walks from the cottage. Only 2 miles from the delightful market town of Lampeter with good shops, pubs, restaurants and 'take-aways'.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Aberaeron 24 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Cardiff 147 km, Nearest railway: Carmarthen 38 km
Family friendly 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, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The cottage is well equipped. All the kitchen essentials to enjoy a self catering holiday. Quality bedlinen, king size duvet & fluffy towels. Extra large bath to enjoy a luxurious soak in soft springwater, separate shower with body jets.

Further details outdoors

Glorious meadows to wander with fantastic panoramic views over the beautiful Teifi Valley.

Further details

Welcome hamper on arrival

The West Wales/Pembrokeshire region

Out and about - a quick taster!

East... discover Llandewi Brefi the "Little Britain" village, Tregaron, the Cambrian Mountains and the lakes of Central Wales.

South East... the Brecon Beacons and Roman Gold Mines of Pumpsaint.

South... the Carmarthenshire castles, National Botanic Gardens and Brechfa Forest trails

South West... the City of St David's and the spectacular Pembrokeshire Coast Park

West... Cardigan, Cenarth Falls, woollen mills, craft centres and the Teifi Valley Railway

North West... New Quay the retreat of Dylan Thomas, the picturesque harbourside town of Aberaeron, and the fine beaches and Bottlenose Dolphins of Cardigan Bay.

North... the bustling County town of Aberystwyth and the ancient capital of Wales Machynleth

North East... "Little Britain" village Llandewi Brefi, Devil's Bridge, the Vale of Rheidol Railway and the foothills of Snowdonia.

Lampeter

Red Kite Cottage is only 2 miles from the attractive market and University town of Lampeter.

Retail and food therapy

Discover individual shops, many in business for several generations. Personal service and customer satisfaction are still a priority. All the shops are close to one another, offering a relaxed and hassle free shopping experience. There are three supermarkets and a great variety of pubs and eating places. These will satisfy any craving for food and drink, ranging from fish and chips, through good quality pub fare, to more exotic international and oriental cuisine.

University of Wales Lampeter

The oldest University in Wales was founded by Bishop Burgess of St. David's in 1822. The University offers a mix of traditional and modern courses, and is pioneering Internet teaching. The extensive grounds are open to the public, while the Old Building houses the unique Founder's Library and the Chapel, a "must see" for visitors. The University adds a unique cosmopolitan atmosphere to the town.

Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas lived in Plas Gelli, Talsarn, during the war, where he was inspired to write haunting poems such as "A Winter's Tale". He often stayed in the Castle Hotel, and spent hours walking the College grounds and singing with the rugby team. He was involved in a sensational trial in Lampeter Courtroom in March 1945.

Annual events

Lampeter hosts many annual events, including Lampeter Shears, Lampeter Food Festival (both in July), Lampeter Stallion Show, Carnival, Lampeter in Bloom, Agricultural Show, Women in Tune Music Festival, Eisteddfod (all in August), Firework Display (November), Town and Gown Christmas fair, and Christmas Celebrations (both in December).

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Review 1-6 of 6

31 Jul 2014

3/5

"This cottage was very small and isolated."

We loved many aspects of this cottage but it was tiny and a car was required for getting out to eat or shop. Beautiful views and we were lucky with the weather. … More

Thank you for the review. We are disappointed with your comments as the vast majority of our guests love the character of the property. The cottage is suitable for 2 people, having one bedroom, and this is made clear in the description, as is the location of the cottage and that a 'car is advisable'. But being under 2 miles to the nearest town, a wide range of amenities are accessible also on foot. That said, we are pleased you would recommend the cottage to a best friend and loved many aspects.

6 Jul 2014

5/5

"Comfortable and very well equipped in good location"

This is an excellent barn conversion. Small but much better equipped than many larger places with seperate shower and bath, full size cooker, dishwasher, TV, DVD, wifi etc.Lovely setting. Very helpful… More

Thank you for your lovely comments..from Andrew, Wendy and Hetty the chicken! We hope to see you again sometime.

14 Feb 2013

5/5

"Woodpecker Cottage"

Woodpecker Cottage was in a stunning location and really was a home away from home. It was very delightful and cosy and had all the mod cons. Sue and David were very friendly and welcoming. We would h… More

9 Nov 2012

5/5

"amazing destination for a weekend break"

Woodpecker Cottage was a great location for a short break. Lovely cottage set on top of a hill with a great view down to Lampeter. Cottage itself was perfect for 2 - great kitchen facilities, lovely l… More

6 Jul 2012

5/5

"A heartfelt recommendation"

A lovely cottage, with a lovely welcome. Everything you need and more.… More

29 Jun 2012

5/5

"Amazing cottage in a fantastic spot"

Couldn't fault this cottage, it is in an area of true beauty and has everything that you need to enjoy a holiday. Beds are extremely comfortable and we have even been out and purchased the same … More

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