Bwthyn Ceiriog - 35737
Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Bwthyn Ceiriog is a beautiful stone cottage brilliantly located overlooking the stunning Ceiriog Valley, described by Lloyd George 'as a little bit of heaven on earth'.Enjoy the games room (table tennis, table football and darts) on site, follow the footpaths from the doorstep or take the short journey to the picturesque town of Llangollen with water sports on the River Dee, a wide range of outdoor pursuits, a steam train, canal and range of individual shops and cafes.
Weekly lets from £350 / Short breaks from £260
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|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|
|General||Central heating, TV, Table tennis, Games room|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Kitchen / dining / sitting room: Enter through double glazed doors to a stylish fully fitted kitchen including an integrated oven, hobs and fridge. Here you can also enjoy views to the west and east from a bespoke window seat. There is a cosy wood burning stove with a glass door so you can lie back on the large sofa and watch the fire after a lovely meal.
The sitting area has a small library and board games for the children/adults (toys and extra age specific books can be borrowed on request). There is a television and a broadband connection. The walls are decorated with a selection of local and Welsh artists’ work which creates a pleasant and interesting environment.
A light, large entrance and utility which is ideal to store boots and coats after outdoor activities. Also includes a separate sink and integrated washing machine. You can step out directly onto a private terrace with an outside sink and picnic table with views down the spectacular valley.
A warm, light shower room with a heated towel rail. East facing window with magnificent views down the Ceiriog Valley.
Bedroom 1 is a beautifully light, double room with fantastic views to the East and West and a garden to the north. It has a comfy divan bed with a traditional Welsh tapestry and bedside lights. There are 2 chest of drawers, mirror and directly opposite, storage for hanging clothes and racking for bags.
Bedroom 2 is another cosy and light room with views to the east, west and south down the valley. There are two comfy twin beds with traditional welsh tapestries and bedside lights. There is a large chest of drawers and mirror.
|Further details outdoors|
There is a private terrace to the east with a picnic table to enjoy the morning sun and views down the valley. There is an outside sink which is ideal for muddy boots and washing down bikes. The stone built store which is attached to the main cottage has a freezer, pull up wooden drying rack for wetsuits, waterproofs etc.
There is garden furniture including 2 recliners and a barbeque.
On the west side of the cottage there is a terraced area with a table and chairs to enjoy the afternoon / evening sun with spectacular views.
Games room in the stone barn with table tennis, table football and darts.
Bed linen, hand and bath towels included
Electricity and heating included
Starter pile of logs for free. Additional logs can be purchased from the owners.
There is an under stairs broom cupboard with iron, ironing board, drying rack and storage
Parking available on gravel drive.
The North Wales region
This North Wales holiday cottage is situated on a the south side of a hill overlooking the beautiful Ceiriog Valley which Lloyd George described ‘as a little bit of heaven on earth’. Surrounded by 18 acres of land with accessibility to footpaths, bridleways and The Upper Ceiriog cycle trail. The cottage is ½ mile from the village which has a shop with late opening hours, post office, two pubs offering food and a new community centre offering tennis, badminton courts and bike hire.
There are opportunities to go fishing, pony trekking and quad biking near by. Llangollen ‘home of the International Eisteddfod’ is a short drive away and offers water sports and a wide range of outdoor pursuits. It is a picturesque town on the river Dee with a steam train, canal boat trips and range of individual shops. The cottage is also very close to Chirk with its famous aqueduct and castle. Oswestry with its larger supermarkets and market is again close by with footpaths that link to the immediate valleys by the Offa’s Dyke path.
Amongst the must see attractions in the area are Chirk Castle, Erddig House, the Thomas Telford aqueduct, The International Eisteddfod (first week every July), Plas Newydd house and gardens and steam train rides through the valley to Carrog. The cottage is also ideally placed to visit the coast and Snowdonia.
Holiday activities in the area include walking, pony trekking, fishing, quad-biking and water sports e.g. canoeing, gorge walking & white water rafting. You can also try your hand at bush craft or some rock climbing. If you prefer to take it easy, there's a spa / pool and full treatments available 8 miles away.
Ceiriog Valley Way – gentle, 12 mile figure of eight route. 4 miles from cottage.
Offa’s Dyke Path – National Trail (177 miles in total) following the Welsh/English border. Join the Llanymynech - Chirk Mill section, 5 miles away.
Find out more about 3 other popular routes from Llangollen, namely North Berwyn Way, Dee Valley Way and Clwydian Way. 8 miles from cottage.
Upper Ceiriog & Llangollen Valleys – 25 mile circular mountain biking route. Join 0.2 mile from cottage.
Coed Llandegla – top quality mountain biking suitable for all abilities and fitness levels. 19 miles
White Water Rafting, Canoeing and Rafting – Llangollen. Various water and outdoor activities to suit everyone. 8 miles
Chirk Fishery – two lakes for fly fishing & separate bait pool for children. 4.5 miles
River Dee – Llangollen. 6 miles of river fishing. 8 miles from cottage.
Llangollen Golf Club - 18 hole golf course. 8 miles
Springhill Farm Riding Stables – A stables with a variety of horses for everyone set within the Ceiriog Valley. 2 miles
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14 Oct 2013
"Lovely cottage, great location"
We had a great weekend in this lovely cottage, clean and beautifuly presented. It had everything we needed, and more!
Stayed with friends for a girly catch up and was perfect. We walked into the village and ate at 'The Oak' which was a lovely pub although food was hit and miss.
We went for a walk from Llanarmon DC and had lunch at 'The hand' which was really nice, would definately return.
6 Jan 2013
"Beautiful cottage, amazing views!"
We stayed in this cottage for a short spell in December and found it extremely comfortable. The cottage itself is finished to a very high standard with a lovely clean modern style and is well insulate… More
6 Jan 2013
"Lovely peaceful cottage with great views and walks"
This was an ideal family cottage for us - very well equipped and cosy. We had everything we needed: comfortable beds, warmth and a well thought out layout (the separate utility/entrance area is great … More
26 Aug 2012
"Not quite as expected..."
We have stayed in rented holiday accommodation for many years now and have clear requirements of what we both like and don't like. One thing that we don't like is staying in a part of the o… More
Thank you for your feedback and we're glad that the double bed was one of the best you've ever tried.
It is such a shame however that you didn't tell the owners that you didn't want the dog around – they could have easily taken him out of the way for you.
As for the cottage description, we don't feel that this was misleading because the cottage is actually detached and very private in the sense that the whole site has been designed and planted to maximise its privacy. This opinion is backed by the fact that no other guest has ever found this to be an issue at Bwthyn Ceiriog.
Following your comments however, we have now amended the description to emphasise that the owner's house is located adjacent to the cottage and customers can (as before) view a map of the site which shows the exact location of the cottage in relation to all its surroundings.
The cottage is also perfectly located to make the most of the stunning views and we're glad that these also made an impression on you.
We don't advertise the cottage as somewhere that is suitable for guests with mobility issues and we never have so we're not sure why this is mentioned in your review. Just to make this even clearer on the website, we have made the Access Statement as visible as possible on the description page.
We always appreciate constructive feedback and constantly aim to provide excellent service and accommodation to all our guests.
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