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The cosmopolitan resort of Aberystwyth with its' sweeping promenade and safe bathing is home to the Welsh National Library, Gallery and Art Centre thumb-1
Aberystwyth Cliff Railway is the longest in Britain - the view from the top of Constitution Hill is breathtaking! thumb-1
Aberystwyth offers an abundance of lovely cafe's, coffee houses and restaurants, catering for all tastes thumb-1
Enjoy stunning sunsets over Cardigan Bay and possibly the 'Green Flash' if you are lucky! thumb-1
 Fans of the BBC drama series Hinterland will revel in exploring the filming locations, The Hafod Arms Devils Bridge thumb-1
Devils Bridge, the iconic 3 bridges, built on top of each other thumb-1
Vale of Rheidol Railway, a fun experience for all ages thumb-1
Cardigan Bay is home to resident Bottlenose Dolphins - do book a boat trip with 'A Bay to Remember' who run trips throughout the summer from The Patch in Gwbert thumb-1
Magnificent Red Kites are fed daily at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Visitor Centre at 2pm in winter and 3pm in summer all year round. You can expect to see as many as 100 Kites in summer and more in winter months. thumb-1
The Hafod Estate was an essential destination for early tourists in Wales.Today's visitors can follow various way-marked walks, including the Gentleman's Walk, the Bridge Walk and more thumb-1
Strata Florida Abbey, there is much to captivate at this evocative, historically important site. Make your own replica tile in the Visitors Centre thumb-1
 Strata Florida Abbey is one of Wales' most significant ancient sites with a visitors centre and cafe too thumb-1

Glanfread Aberystwyth

  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 0 Dogs
  • Reference 1414
Why we recommend Glanfread...

Glanfread is a large boutique style Victorian townhouse with courtyard garden & off road parking. Situated in a quiet side street just a short walk from Aberystwyth beach, promenade and town centre shops.

About Glanfread
Gorgeous boutique styled Victorian townhouse, just a stone's throw away from Aberystwyth beach, promenade and town centre, the ideal setting for a get-together with friends or family.
  • Tucked away in a quiet side street this charming, Victorian townhouse sits in a perfect location to enjoy all that Aberystwyth has to offer -  beach, shops, Art Centre, Theatre, National Library of Wales, several galleries, Railway Station, University and a wide variety of eating places.
  • Glanfread has been beautifully furnished and has a stylish and relaxed interior, the perfect place to unwind and recharge after enjoying all the local activities  -  every room has been newly decorated with neutral colours, modern fittings and good quality furnishings.
  • The accommodation, spread over 3 floors, is beautifully spacious and perfect for friends or families - with 3 double bedrooms, a single bedroom and a bathroom on each floor.
  • The large ground floor entrance hallway leads to a light and airy kitchen/diner with a huge solid wood table seating 8; patio doors open out onto a courtyard. Relax in the comfortable lounge or cosy snug.
  • There is off-road parking for 2 cars at the rear of the house and a small enclosed area with grape vines and trees at the front. 
  • The best way to explore this lively University town is on foot, literally from your doorstep. Stroll down the bustling high street to the Promenade and beach, walk the Ceredigion Coastal Path to Borth or hike up Constitutional Hill. 
  • Enjoy this modern-styled Victorian house in the heart of this lively seaside University town.




About The Area
Aberystwyth shops, beach, pubs and restaurants
  • Sweeping around the curving shore of Cardigan Bay, Aberystwyth's historic town nestles between three hills and two beaches. There are castle ruins to explore and a pier as well as a harbour - once the busiest in Wales. 
  • Aberystwyth offers an abundance of lovely cafe's, coffee houses and restaurants, catering for all tastes, from locally sourced specialist menus to more exotic and adventurous palates. The "Medina" cafe comes highly recommended.
  • Take a stroll along the Promenade and you may just spot a dolphin before exploring the many and varied clothing boutiques and retail shops.
  • Ride up to the top of Constitution Hill on the scenic unique funicular Aberystwyth Cliff Railway to discover at the top,  the largest Camera Obscura in the world.
Aberystwyth Castle
  • Wander around the atmospheric ruins of this ancient castle set on the coast with fabulous views. A great venue for picnics, photography and fantasy play for would be knights in shining armour and beautiful damsels in distress. Children's play ground next door.
Ceredigion Museum
  • Discover the history and culture of the area in this small but perfectly welcoming museum in the old Coliseum. A lively programme of events and temporary exhibitions will enhance your visit. Books, gifts and more are on sale in the museum shop.
Cardigan Bay Beaches – Clarach Bay, Borth, Ynyslas
  • Clarach Bay is the next bay north of Aberystwyth.  There is a  pleasant cliff-edge walk from Aberystwyth to Clarach Bay which starts at the end of the Promenade - make your way to the top of Constitution Hill, then simply follow the well-worn path along the hillside.
  • Borth has a long sand and shingle beach - popular with families and surfers all year round.
  • Ynyslas, with views inland and across the estuary to Aberdyfi, is a great spot for walking or relaxing with waymarked boardwalks, trails through the dunes and a Visitor Centre open from Easter till September  - lots of  information about the plants and wildlife of the area.
Ceredigion Coast Path
  • Follow the contours of Cardigan Bay discovering stunning coastal scenery, sleepy villages, dunes, sea cliffs, storm beaches, sandy bays, caves and diverse wildlife. You may well spot dolphins in the bay.

Hinterland

  • Fans of the BBC drama series "Hinterland" will revel in exploring the filming locations. The gripping Nordic-noir TV detective drama series is set in Aberystwyth against the backdrop of the Cambrian Mountains and 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 and visiting various filming locations. You will certainly be wowed as well as entertained along the way!
The Magic of Life Butterfly House, Rheidol Valley
  • Discover hundreds of brightly coloured butterflies, giant caterpillars, exotic plants, waterfalls and woodland walks in this magical environment run by botanists. Open April - Nov.
Hafod Uchtryd Forest Gardens
  • Enjoy delightful walks through this picturesque landscape created by its celebrated owner Thomas Johnes (1748-1816) and now cared for by National Resources Wales.

Devils Bridge – 15 minutes drive away

  • Devils Bridge is famous for its waterfalls and three stacked bridges. In Welsh, it is known as Pontarfynach - 'The bridge over the Mynach River'.
  • According to legend, the lowest bridge was built by the Devil himself to let a local woman rescue her cow which had somehow got to the other side of the gorge. Expecting the woman to walk across to get it, his one condition was that he received the soul of the first living creature to cross the bridge. However, he was tricked by the lady who got her pet dog to run across first - thus leaving the Devil with a soul of a dog!
  • Devil's Bridge is also the terminus of the Vale of Rheiddol steam Railway which carries visitors through the Rheidol Valley from Aberystwyth.
Silver Mountain Experience
  • Experience a thrilling underground adventure and discover Welsh myths and legend. Don't miss Fearless Explorers, Young Adventurers and History Hunters. There are special events too. Are you brave enough to go on a Ghost Walk or to discover Terror Mountain?
Cambrian Coast Railway 
  • The Cambrian Coast Railway consists of two branches from Machynlleth to Aberystwyth and Pwllheli. Hugging the coastline, the line offers spectacular views and interesting places to see, making it a cheap but interesting day out.
  • Hop aboard to visit towns and villages all the way up the Gwynedd coast, explore the area's many steam railways, or just tour up and down enjoying the scenery.
Dolphin Spotting Boat Trips
  • The elegant harbour town of Aberaeron is a scenic 30 minute drive away where guests can enjoy thrilling Seamor Wild Dolphin Tours around Cardigan Bay. For further information phone 07795 242445.

Bwlch Nant Yr Arian Kite Feeding & Visitor Centre

  • This is a very large woodland site with a whole host of activities including walks, cycle trails and red kite feeding with a shop and information centre.

Hafod Estate

  • The Hafod Estate was an essential destination for the early tourist in Wales. Visitors can follow various different way-marked walks, including the Gentleman's Walk, the Bridge Walk, the Bedford Monument Walk or the Ystwyth Gorge Walk. A fabulous place to explore all year round. 

Strata Florida (Vale of Flowers)

  • An on-site Visitor Centre hosts a small exhibition on Strata Florida's history. It can also supply details of three heritage trails exploring nearby woodland, the Abbey's former horse farm and Tregaron Bog.
  •  Located in a tranquil and picturesque valley, Strata Florida Abbey is one of Wales' most significant ancient sites. 

Property Layout
4 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 7.  1 Double with Kingsize bed and ensuite shower room, toilet and washbasin  on 2nd floor. 2 Doubles and 1 Single on 1st floor.

Family Bathroom  with bath & shower over, toilet and washbasin, heated towel rail on 1st floor. 

Entrance Hall on ground floor, door to lounge, snug & kitchen

Lounge  cosy and light, 2 x 3 seater sofas, arm chair, Free view TV, fire (not in use)

Snug  2 sofas, arm chair, fire (not in use)

Cloakroom on ground floor with toilet & washbasin.

Kitchen - modern fitted kitchen, fully equipped with electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher, solid oak table to sit 8. Patio doors to courtyard. 

Grounds - small patio/courtyard with table and chairs. 


Additional Information

 

Short breaks - No

WiFi - Yes (limited however)

Changeover - Friday

Towels - Yes

Parking - Yes on street

Fuel - Central heating inclusive May to September. Outside these dates £25 p/w

Dogs - No

Travel cot - Yes on request

Highchair - Yes on request

Access Information

Is there parking for at least one car within the cottage grounds? Yes

Is there a gate to open? No

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? Yes

Are paths at least 1.2m wide? No

Are there dropped kerbs or changes in level? No

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Property Layout
4 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 7.  1 Double with Kingsize bed and ensuite shower room, toilet and washbasin  on 2nd floor. 2 Doubles and 1 Single on 1st floor.

Family Bathroom  with bath & shower over, toilet and washbasin, heated towel rail on 1st floor. 

Entrance Hall on ground floor, door to lounge, snug & kitchen

Lounge  cosy and light, 2 x 3 seater sofas, arm chair, Free view TV, fire (not in use)

Snug  2 sofas, arm chair, fire (not in use)

Cloakroom on ground floor with toilet & washbasin.

Kitchen - modern fitted kitchen, fully equipped with electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher, solid oak table to sit 8. Patio doors to courtyard. 

Grounds - small patio/courtyard with table and chairs. 


Additional Information

 

Short breaks - No

WiFi - Yes (limited however)

Changeover - Friday

Towels - Yes

Parking - Yes on street

Fuel - Central heating inclusive May to September. Outside these dates £25 p/w

Dogs - No

Travel cot - Yes on request

Highchair - Yes on request

Access Information

Is there parking for at least one car within the cottage grounds? Yes

Is there a gate to open? No

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? Yes

Are paths at least 1.2m wide? No

Are there dropped kerbs or changes in level? No

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