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Do visit Aberglasney historic garden and the National Botanic Garden of Wales with its impressive Great Glass House, lakes, shops and cafe thumb-1
National Botanical Gardens of Wales, you'll need a whole day to explore! thumb-1
National Trust Property Newton House in Dinefwr Park Relive Edwardian life below stairs in Newton House; explore the romantic ruins of Dinefwr Castle, a home to the princes of Deheubarth thumb-1
The magnificent rare breed Longhorn Cattle born and bred at Carreg Cennen Farm thumb-1
Explore Dinefwr Castle and grounds, once the principal stronghold of the princes of Deheubarth, adjacent to Newton House thumb-1
Red kites up in the sky are a common site, Red Kites can also be seen at the feeding station at Llandeisant thumb-1
Carreg Cennen Castle - the beautiful Carmarthenshire countryside is dotted with romantic ruined castles and a dozen sleepy market towns thumb-1
Visit Dolaucothi Goldmines and try panning for gold near the ancient drovers town of Lampeter thumb-1
Brechfa Forest is a multi purpose site used for timber production, recreation and wildlife conservation. Don your walking boots and explore with your dog thumb-1
Llandeilo has is a wide variety of places to eat and drink thumb-1
Llandovery has an interesting selection of shops and pubs as well as a craft market and Tourist Information Centre thumb-1
 Llandovery boutique is one of many individual shops around the town square thumb-1

The Dairy House Talley near Llandeilo & Llandovery

  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Dogs
  • Reference 906
Why we recommend The Dairy House...

Dog friendly holiday cottage River Cothi near Llandeilo. A fisherman's dream location.

About The Dairy House
Peaceful holiday cottage River Cothi -- a fisherman's dream location
  • Dog friendly holiday cottage on the banks of the River Cothi (try a spot of fishing). Take 'time out' and relax in this beautiful cottage - an enchanting and magical place you'll find hard to leave!
  • An aura of timelessness cloaks the tiny hamlet of Edwinsford, in bygone days part of a grand country estate. Faint echoes of past footsteps linger around the mystical ruins of the once splendid 42 bedroomed Mansion.
  • Lovingly restored, stylishly and comfortably furnished throughout, this holiday cottage, a former dairy has a spacious sitting/dining room with sash windows overlooking the garden.
  • A 'parlour' hideaway has an original 19th century floor, oak shutters on the leaded light windows (part Tudor glass) and window seats with views of the small listed hump-backed bridge over the River and valley beyond.

About The Area
Local shops and attractions
  • 9 miles away is the market town of Llandeilo overlooking the Tywi valley. The pretty little town is full of individually owned interesting shops including fashions, home wares, hardware, jewellery,florists, antiques, galleries, banks, post office, Italian delicatessen, 2 weekly markets, indoor and out selling excellent local produce, a monthly antiques fair & auction and much more. An interesting excursion for guests holidaying at this cottage on the River Cothi.
  • Last minute short breaks possible at holiday cottage on the River Cothi. Please phone for availability and price.
Carmarthenshire 'Garden of Wales'
  • This is a gentle green rolling land of myths and legends - 'Garden of Wales' - wooded hills, hidden valleys, wild life galore, lakes, romantic ruined castles and abbeys.
Laugharne
  • The pretty coastal town of Laugharne has a number of interesting attractions. Dylan Thomas' Boathouse and Writing Shed overlooking the 'heron priested shore', now a museum with a tea shop, Laugharne Castle and Garden, the Tin Shed Museum, Laugharne Glass Studio, riverside walks and a number of good places to eat make it a great day out.
    Newton House National Trust, Llandeilo & Historic White Cattle
    • A great manor house and romantic formal gardens dating back to 1660.There are innovative and changing exhibitions as well as a permanent presentation depicting the house during the period between 1940 and 1945 when it was used as a hospital. Handsome historic white cattle still graze the surrounding grass lands as they have done since medieval times.
    Dinefwr Castle and Park
    • Stroll around the impressive ruined castle and grounds once the principal stronghold of the princes of Deheubarth, adjacent to Newton House see above.
    Fishing, Abergorlech, Red Kites and the Black Lion Inn
    • Enjoy fishing (by prior arrangement with the Edwinsford Country Estate e-mail jamiephilipps@btconnect.com 015507 40480), bird watching (red kites, buzzards, kingfishers and many more) otter spotting, walk along the river bank through ancient woodlands or down the Cothi Valley to Abergorlach for lunch at the cosy Black Lion Inn. Delicious dishes are created using the best local produce. Eat inside or in the riverside garden.
    Pumpsaint National Trust Village
    • A remote mountain village 1 mile from Dolaucothi Gold Mine the only gold mine in the UK to be worked by the Romans. The local pub the Dolaucothi Arms is a grade II listed building where food, drink and a warm welcome awaits visitors.
    Fishing the Cothi near peaceful holiday cottage
    • The Cothi is a tributary of the river Towy renowned for its sea trout known locally as sewin and for its salmon. For more information on fishing in the area see (towyfishing.co.uk)
    • Timeless villages, ancient churches and quaint market towns to explore - Llandeilo, Llandovery, Lampeter and Carmarthen.
    Aberglasney & National Garden of Wales near peaceful holiday cottage
    • Aberglasney (A Garden Lost in Time), Middleton, the National Botanical Garden of Wales (look out for doggie days), Gelli Aur, Dinefwr Castle with grounds surrounding Newton House (NT) and romantic Carreg Cennan Castle - lots to discover within an easy drive of this peaceful holiday cottage on the River Cothi.
    Llandovery & Myddfai
    • The old historic market town of Llandovery is an interesting place to visit. The ruined castle sits atop a rocky outcrop overlooking the river Bran. The heritage centre offers an insight into the life of drovers, the local Black Ox Bank, local legends, the railway and local history. Prince Charles has restored a local farmhouse at Myddfai as his Welsh retreat.
    Carreg Cennen Castle
    • The castle in Trap is a scenic ruin on a precipitous limestone crag in a spectacular location. A wonderful place for photography enthusiasts.
    Cambrian Woollen Mill
    • The mill's visitor centre at Llanwrtyd Wells represents over 700 years of weaving history. There are three floors of gifts to browse including Cambrian tartan, clothes and more.
    Lasswade Country House Restaurant, Llanwrtyd Wells
    • Enjoy fine dining in this award winning homely restaurant with breath taking views. Booking is essential.
    Fountain Fine Arts Gallery
    • Fountain Fine Arts Gallery at Llandeilo shows work from some of Wales' most highly respected artists. Do have a look around, you may find something very special to remind you of your visit.
    Walk in the Brechfa Forest
    • Brechfa Forest is a multi purpose site used for timber production, recreation and wildlife conservation. Don your walking boots and explore with your dog.
    Ginst Point, Pendine
    • Ginst Point is used for weapons testing and so access is limited. Weekends are usually free. Phone ahead to avoid disappointment 01944 452310. The largest concentration of birds can be seen on a sand pit at the point. Extensive scrub attracts finches and other passerines and the inland areas attract large flocks of golden plover, curlews and lapwings.
    Llandeusant Red Kite Feeding Station - a must for bird lovers and a challenge for photographers
    • Over 50 red kites and buzzards are fed daily giving a spectacular aerial display. Do make time to visit. You wont be disappointed. Remember your camera and binoculars.

    Property Layout

    3 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 4. 1 Double, 1 Twin, 1 Single all on 1st floor. 

    Bathroom with full suite and shower over bath. All on 1st floor.

    Kitchen very smart fitted kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, dishwasher, stainless steel fridge/freezer, breakfast table with 3 chairs, Welsh slate floor and recessed lighting.

    Utility Room with washer/dryer, Welsh slate floor, round porthole window, door to patio.

    Sitting/Dining Room with wooden floor, large 4 seater luxury sofa, armchair, footstool, TV, video, oak dining table with 4 leather backed dining chairs and bench seat.

    'Parlour' a hideaway with original wooden floor, comfy 3 seater sofa and 2 armchairs, log burner with fire basket .

    Grounds care with small children please, river runs along edge of large front lawn and access track to neighbouring house borders garden, patio with table and chairs seating 6.


    Additional Information

     

    Short breaks - No

    WiFi - No

    Changeover - Saturday

    Towels - Yes

    Parking - Yes

    Fuel - Oil central heating inclusive May to September. Outside these dates £35 p/w

    Dogs - 3. 1 dog welcome free, additional dogs £25 each p/w

    Travel cot - No

    Highchair - No

    Access Information

    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? Yes

    Does this parking have reserved disabled spaces (min width 3.6m)? Yes

    Are there paths? Yes

    Are paths level and firm? Yes

    Type of suface Gravel

    Are there dropped kerbs or changes in level? Yes

    Are paths at least 1.2m wide? Yes

    Are there dropped kerbs or changes in level? Yes

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    Why you love The Dairy House
    Thank you for letting us stay in your beautiful house. It felt like home from home. We are keen birdwatchers and on the very first morning we were excited to see our first dipper. My daughter Laura enjoyed the puzzles. it made a nice change from spending time on the internet !
    Andy Downs and family
    Thank you for a lovely holiday. Beautiful place. We shall return.
    The Glaziers
    Thank you once again for a lovely stay in the Dairy House - our 3rd visit. We were very comfortable, relaxed and enjoyed watching the wildlife including the owl who was about every evening.
    The Andersons
    We have had a fabulous stay in your beautiful cottage. It made the kids' Halloween ! The scenery, the neighbours and the log fire were all wonderful.
    The Thomas Family
    We had a wonderful time here at the Dairy House. What a beautiful place and so comfortable.
    Marja Hootnik
    We would like to thank you for our pleasant stay in your beautiful house. This is our first visit to Wales and we got the chance to to get some first impressions of how lovely Wales looks like - all the old castles, the green nature, the beautiful gardens and so on I'm pretty sure we'll come back again. I think we never have been in such a peaceful and quiet place before. The site here is so extraordinary.
    The Simpsons (from Switzerland)
    Thanks for a great week and arranging the fishing. I am please to report the lads did not trouble the fish as promised ! Hope to be back soon.
    The Owen family
    Thank you so much for letting us stay in your lovely cottage - more like a mansion than a cottage. Its just as beautiful as Italy with the grounds and the river. We've had a wonderful week
    Jayne and Pete Richards
    We have had a great week here in your cottage. It is very beautiful and peaceful. we enjoyed watching the wildlife and last night the stars were spectacular.
    The West family and Max the dog
    we had all 4 seasons in one week ! the cottage is fabulous and we enjoyed the river bank. we've seen owls, pheasants, kites, nuthatchers and various young birds.
    rob & jane hutchings
    Thanks for a glorious week and such a beautiful cottage and scenery. We have been spoilt with the weather and have had wonderful days out. Also thanks for your food recommendations - very yummy !
    The Shliton Family and Brodie the dog
    thank you for our lovely week at the Dairy House. The setting is idyllic, quiet and just the place to switch off and relax. The kids and dog enjoyed playing in the river and on sunny days we didn't venture far from it. On rainy days we snuggled up with a book in front of the fire when we weren't exploring the local area. Now back to the real world fully refreshed !
    the Hobbs family
    Property Layout

    3 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 4. 1 Double, 1 Twin, 1 Single all on 1st floor. 

    Bathroom with full suite and shower over bath. All on 1st floor.

    Kitchen very smart fitted kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, dishwasher, stainless steel fridge/freezer, breakfast table with 3 chairs, Welsh slate floor and recessed lighting.

    Utility Room with washer/dryer, Welsh slate floor, round porthole window, door to patio.

    Sitting/Dining Room with wooden floor, large 4 seater luxury sofa, armchair, footstool, TV, video, oak dining table with 4 leather backed dining chairs and bench seat.

    'Parlour' a hideaway with original wooden floor, comfy 3 seater sofa and 2 armchairs, log burner with fire basket .

    Grounds care with small children please, river runs along edge of large front lawn and access track to neighbouring house borders garden, patio with table and chairs seating 6.


    Additional Information

     

    Short breaks - No

    WiFi - No

    Changeover - Saturday

    Towels - Yes

    Parking - Yes

    Fuel - Oil central heating inclusive May to September. Outside these dates £35 p/w

    Dogs - 3. 1 dog welcome free, additional dogs £25 each p/w

    Travel cot - No

    Highchair - No

    Access Information

    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? Yes

    Does this parking have reserved disabled spaces (min width 3.6m)? Yes

    Are there paths? Yes

    Are paths level and firm? Yes

    Type of suface Gravel

    Are there dropped kerbs or changes in level? Yes

    Are paths at least 1.2m wide? Yes

    Are there dropped kerbs or changes in level? Yes

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