Our Cardigan Bay holiday cottages provide the perfect base to explore this truly magnificent part of Wales. This extensive stretch of rugged coastline is nestled between some of the UK's best-preserved natural wilderness, while the pristine clear waters are a hot-spot for native wildlife - from grey seals to the famous Cardigan Bay Bottlenose Dolphins.
With the Preseli Hills to the South, Cambrian Mountains to the East and Snowdonia National Park to the North, the bay is a calming oasis surrounded by dramatic horizons and colourful rolling landscapes. Visitors can hop along the scenic coastal road and experience a variety of delightful towns and villages, which offer numerous possibilities to make your holiday base.
From the blossoming market town of Cardigan to the historic University town of Aberystwyth - including Aberaeron, Llangrannog, New Quay, and many others in between - there are so many wonderful spots to choose from. Have a browse through our luxury collection of holiday cottages to discover this beautiful section of Wales for yourself.
Whether you're looking for cottages with breath-taking sea views or a peaceful countryside haven, we're sure to have something for you. Our stunning selection of hand-picked cottages range from quaint romantic hideaways to super-sized family retreats. Choose your own personalised features from log burners and hot tubs to dog-friendly accommodation and start planning your dream escape.
The Heritage Coast Line of Cardigan Bay has a range of stunning beaches from open stretches of golden sands to secluded rocky alcoves. The dramatic cliffs and rugged coastline are interspersed with softening dunes and seaside towns along the way.
Tresaith Beach has rolling golden sand and rock pools full of sea life, and the mile-long Penbryn has tidal covers and caves waiting to be explored. Some of our other favourites include Poppit Sands, Mwnt, Llangrannog, New Quay, Aberporth, while there are a huge variety of others to choose from.
Cardigan Bay is a short journey from the Cambrian Mountains, the secluded section of wilderness between the Snowdonia National Park and the Brecon Beacons. This calming section of Wales has an abundance of breath-taking natural beauty and is largely untouched from mainstream tourism. offering some seriously remote and scenic hiking routes. Expect to see a variety of wildlife including plenty of Red Kites soaring on the thermals to .
The Teifi Valley is the longest river in Wales, at 75-miles it passes through three different counties. The river has a selection of walkways, cycle paths or spots to sit and admire the wildlife and enjoy the tranquillity. It also offers excellent fishing options with trout and salmon often caught in the ultra-clear waters.
The area has a flourishing cultural scene with artisan workshops, galleries, theatres, farmers markets and festivals on show. Visitors here will also love the delicious local produce with seasonal veg, hand-reared livestock and locally caught seafood in the restaurants and cafes along the bay.
- Coastal boat tours
- Wildlife spotting - dolphins and seals
- Beaches and coast path
- Red Kite feeding centre
- The Teifi Trail
- Walking and biking - Cambrian Mountains, Preseli Hills, Snowdonia
- Vale of Rheidol Railway
- Varied cultural activities
- Delicious local cuisine
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