New for 2017, this
beautifully secluded cottage is set within its own grounds shared with Rose Cottage in a lovely valley location.
- A tree lined gravelled drive leads to the private grounds,
with steps up to this delightful property. Enjoying its own private terrace and
seating - this is the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the tranquil surroundings and beautiful gardens.
- Lovingly renovated, furnished and equipped throughout Magnolia Cottage has all the comforts you need for your holiday -
charming local textiles, galleried lounge and feature fireplace. There are 3
spacious bedrooms and 3 bathrooms for guests’
- The fantastic rural location ensures rest and relaxation,
but if you wish your holiday to be more active, Magnolia
Cottage is ideally placed for exploring the Ceredigion coastline and all the
treasures the area has to offer. The locality provides the backdrop for the detective series Hinterland.
- For the keen fisher folk, the river frontage has private
fishing rights - licences are available locally.
- For a holiday meal out, try Ty Glyn Restaurant, just down
the road. This peaceful country house offers locally sourced Sunday lunches,
evening meals and Afternoon teas.
About The Area
Blaencamel Organic Farm Shop
- Just half a mile away from Magnolia cottage is a fabulously healthy way to start your holiday. Blaencamel is a small family farm nestling in the beautiful Aeron Valley close to picturesque Aberaeron. The farm has its own shop selling a range of salads and vegetables at really reasonable prices and is criss- crossed by a host of country walks .They have also created their own woodland walks for visitors to enjoy.
Aberaeron Harbour Town & Beach (4 miles)
- This 'Jewel of the Cardigan Coast' with its Georgian houses is a delight - boutique shops, art galleries, cafes/tea rooms, pubs, a great fish and chip restaurant take-away as well as The Hive, famous for its award winning honey ice cream and lovely home-made produce. Enjoy a lunch or dinner in the acclaimed Harbourmaster Restaurant (Good Food Guide and Gold Award, Wales), well worth the visit.
- There is lots to see and do in and around the town - 2 beaches to enjoy, good launching for small boats from the harbour, boat trips to spot the marine life, sea angling, fishing for salmon/sea trout on the River Aeron or take a cycle ride along one of the 5 Wales Cycle Trails.
Aberaeron historic walks
- Bespoke walks can be arranged with Twm Sion Cati who will take you on historic walks around Aberaeron and the surrounding verdant landscape, he can describe and explain the local heritage . Do drop in at the Harbourmaster Restaurant along the waterside and enjoy delicious food as featured in the Good Food Guide.
- Pop into the Tourist Information Centre at Aberaeron
- Nearby is Llanerchaeron - designed by John Nash - a country gentleman' s estate now owned by the National Trust - it offers a fascinating glimpse into the past in of this restored house with its servant quarters and walled garden.
- Enjoy a lovely lunch at Conti’s Cafe - the menu includes light bites, sandwiches, hot lunches, homemade cakes and afternoon teas and of course the famous Conti’s ice cream.
Cardigan Bay Marine Heritage Coast
- Cardigan Bay has its own pod of resident dolphins and taking a boat trip to see them from either Aberaeron or New Quay - as well as seeing lots of other marine and wild life - is a real treat.
Ceredigion Coastal Path
- The walk along the sweeping crescent of Cardigan Bay forms a very special part of the Wales Coast Path. Ceredigion's 60 miles (96 km) section probably has the most varied landscape and terrain of the length of the Wales Coast Path.
- A popular section of the coast path is the stretch from New Quay to Aberaeron. But the most spectacular part of the Ceredigion Coast Path, is the stretch from Llangranog to Aberaeron great for spotting both marine wildlife and seabirds.
- Reward yourself with a visit to/Pop in to the newly-opened Conti’s cafe on the coastal path at Aberaeron, and enjoy fabulous vistas of the Ceredigion coast
Cardigan Bay Seafood Festival
- A must for foodies, the Cardigan Bay Seafood Festival is held every year in July on Aberaeron Quay. Wales' top chefs line up with their field kitchens turning out delicious bowls of irresistible seafood with cookery influences from all over the world. Several thousands of people throng the harbour side to smell, taste, savour and learn about all that is fishy.
Choose a different beach for each day of the week
- Besides Aberaeron's own 2 beaches within a short drive you can also visit the beaches at Llangrannog, Newquay, Cwm Tydu, Tresaith, Penbryn, Aberporth, Gwbert on Sea and Poppit Sands.
- New Quay is a vibrant small seaside town with narrow streets, lined by picturesque painted houses, which rise in terraces above the Bay. It is the famous haunt of the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas.
- There is lots to see and do - spot the dolphins from the harbour walls, take a boat trip to discover the varied marine and bird life or just enjoy the ever-changing tableau of sand castle building, beach games, sun and sea sports on the sheltered beach.
- Hafod Estate is reputedly one of the most important picturesque landscapes in Europe. It occupies some 200 hectares with some beautiful walks such as “Gentleman’s Walk” and “Alpine Bridge Walk”. It is a must for visitors to the area.
Tregaron - a peaceful town and Jane Beck Textiles
- Tregaron nestles in the foothills of the Cambrian Mountains near the source of the river Teifi. In the 19th Century, it was a thriving market town and an important stop for drovers on their routes through Wales driving cattle, horses, pigs, geese and sheep to English markets. The town's traditional market, "Ffair Garon" was granted its Royal Charter in 1292 and is still held today.
- Jane Beck has the largest collection of Welsh blankets, new and vintage, anywhere in the world. Jane’s team are on hand to bring the history of the iconic blanket to life and advise on blankets, quilts and soft furnishings. Located just a few miles away in Tregaron. Y Talbot at Tregaron – is a boutique hotel with traditional pub – and a great place for lunch.
- Nestling between the Cambrian Mountains and the Cardigan Bay coastline, Devil's Bridge has been a tourist attraction for centuries, and most recently as a Hinterland film location. Famous for the unique arrangement of its three bridges which are built one on top of the other, you can access via various paths that lead down to either side of the bridges.
- The longest, steepest path goes right down to the valley floor giving wonderful views of spectacular cascading waterfalls and crossing the raging torrent before climbing back all the way up the other side.
- The gripping Nordic-noir TV detective drama series set in Aberystwyth against the backdrop of the Cambrian Mountains has been immensely popular with TV audiences.
- Twm’s Treks offers a choice of 8 guided walks based on this compelling TV series, taking you from the stunning coastline of Ceredigion up to the rural Cambrian Mountains visiting various filming locations, you will certainly be wowed as well as entertained along the way!
Kite Feeding at Bwlch Nant Yr Arian
- ·This Visitor Centre sits at the head of a dramatic valley with commanding views over Cardigan Bay and the Cambrian Mountains, and has some great walking trails fabulous walks. The Red Kites, Wales' National bird of prey, are fed daily between 2 pm - 3 pm with up to 150 kites coming in to feed. Quite a spectacle.
The Rheidol Valley Steam Railway
- ·Experience an unforgettable journey on a steam train through the magnificent Welsh countryside from Aberystwyth to Devils Bridge - enjoy spectacular views of the wooded Rheidol Valley on the hour-long journey.
Aberystwyth - vibrant university town
- Home to the National Library of Wales where you can visit the Arts Centre and Theatre with its year-round programme of events.
- Aberystwyth nestles between 3 hills and has 2 beaches with a wide, sweeping promenade overlooked by Victorian and Georgian buildings. There is also a pier and harbour as well as castle ruins.
- A visit to the Ceredigion Museum on the high street is a must!
- Take a ride on the longest electric cliff railway in Britain climbing to the top of Constitution Hill. There is a fantastic panoramic view, a 'Camera Obscura' and a café for a little refreshment.
Jane Beck Blankets and textiles
- Pop over to Ty Zinc, near Lampeter, only 20 minutes from the Cottage, the destination shop for Welsh textiles. With over 1000 blankets - new and vintage - in stock, you can take a stroll through 200 years of Welsh textile history. Jane Beck always has the kettle on and his happy to advise and talk textiles.
Ty Glyn Walled Gardens
- Only a short stroll up the road are the wonderful walled gardens with beautiful Victorian planting in a fabulous river side setting, a great place to sit and read your book and savour the solitude.
Dolaucothi Gold Mines near Lampeter
- This National Trust centre shows you man’s search for the precious metal.
- There's a choice of three underground tours, each one telling a different story of man's quest for gold through the centuries.
- Get kitted up with a hard hat and lamp and walk in the footsteps of gold miners from centuries past.
3 bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 6 adults. 1
Double with Kingsize bed on 1st floor with
ensuite bathroom (with corner Jacuzzi bath). 1 Twin on
ground floor (down 4 steps). 1 Double on the lower ground
Bathroom on ground floor (down 4 steps)
Kitchen with range of units, electric hob/oven, microwave
and fridge with views over the gardens.
Lounge/Dining area with galleried ceiling, with grand
beamed fireplace with gas wood burner, 3 seater and 2 seater
reclining sofas and additional tub chairs, TV and DVD. Oak dining
table and seating for 8 people.
Utility room with dishwasher and toilet.
Outhouse washing machine, tumble dryer, freezer (shared
with Magnolia Cottage).
Grounds extending to 2 acres with beautiful river
frontage and full of mature shrubs and trees. NB. Take care with
children and animals – they must be supervised at all times when
near the river.
Short breaks - All year
WiFi - Yes
Changeover - Friday
Towels - Yes
Parking - Yes, ample
Fuel - Central heating inclusive
Dogs - 2 at £25 each p/w, gardens not fully enclosed
(river will be accessible!)
Travel cot - Yes
Highchair - No
Is there parking for at least one car within the cottage grounds? Yes
Is there a gate to open? Yes
If no parking within the grounds is there parking within 100m? No
Does this parking have reserved disabled spaces (min width 3.6m)? No
Are there paths? No
Are paths level and firm? No
Type of suface Gravel
Are there dropped kerbs or changes in level? No
Are paths at least 1.2m wide? No
Are there dropped kerbs or changes in level? No