The Dairy House

Ref: 906
Talley near Llandeilo & Llandovery (View Location on a map)
5 Guests
3 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom
Accepts 3 Dogs
£542 7 Night Breaks From
£15.49 Average Per Person Per Night
Handpicked Highlights

The Dairy House was handpicked by our team to join our portfolio. Here's just a few of the reasons we think you'll love staying in The Dairy House too!

  • Set on the banks of the River Cothi
  • Dream location for those that enjoy fishing
  • Enjoy star spotting and the peaceful setting
  • 9 miles away is the market town of Llandeilo
  • Lob burning stove invites cosy evenings in

Exceptional Quality
Rated 5/5 (read reviews)
Features You'll Love

  • Dog Friendly
  • Private Parking
  • Real Fire
  • Rural Location
  • Period Cottage
  • Detached Property

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About The Dairy House
Peaceful River Cothi cottage for holidays - 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.

Layout & Further Information

3 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 5. 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 - Yes, excluding peak & Summer weeks

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

Bed linen - Included as standard

Reviews & Comments
Visitors Rate This Property 5/5

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J Pollard Verified Guest
22nd February 2019

Excellent, well-furnished character cottage

Reply from: Quality Cottages Team

Thank you for taking the time to score the Dairy House 5 stars delighted you enjoyed your stay.

M.C.B. Van Beek Verified Guest
22nd October 2018


Hannah Hayles Verified Guest
16th June 2018

Lovely cottage. Charming situation. Lovely neighbours

Verified Guest
31st January 2018

Excellent comfortable holiday secluded area river running through the gardens enjoyed by kids and dog

Guestbook Comments

If you've ever visited a holiday cottage before, you most likely have seen a guestbook in the property for guests to leave a review for others when they arrive. Each of the following comments was lovingly left by people just like you in the guestbook left at The Dairy House.

The Shliton Family and Brodie the dog
24th October 2019

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 !

David & Jan Botsford
30th September 2017

Thank you for a wonderful week. The house has been very comfortable with everything we need. David caught 4 sea trout and 2 salmon, one being 7 1/2 pounds. All returned. We will be booking another week next year. Best wishes.

About the Area

If you would like more information on the local area, please call us on 01348 837871 to speak to one of our friendly team.

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.
  • 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 [email protected] 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 (
    • 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.
    Year round holidays can be enjoyed in this charming cottage beside the Cothi River
    Eat & Drink

    See below for a selection of pubs, restaurants, and eateries near The Dairy House.

    If you would like more information on the local area, please call us on 01348 837871 to speak to one of our friendly team.

    The Black Lion
    ( 3 miles away )

    Pretty riverside pub in the Cothi valley serving delicious homemade food & ales. Lovely garden.

    The Brunant Arms
    ( 4.2 miles away )

    Park your car in the car park or tether your horse to the rail thoughtfully provided. The pub has a garden and a quiet bar.

    ( 5.1 miles away )

    The finest local produce is prepared and cooked freshly each day including breads and pastries.

    The Red Lion
    ( 6 miles away )

    The Red Lion is a Grade II listed building on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

    Goose & Cuckoo
    ( 6.1 miles away )

    Wonderful pub restaurant, serving fresh meals made from locally sourced ingredients such as; locally sourced lamb, trout and beef. Vegetarian meals available. There is also a specials board, with the latest delicious seasonal offering. Excellent quality ales are also on offer. as well as an extensive wine menu.

    The Plough Inn
    ( 6.9 miles away )

    Contemporary cuisine served in the bar, restaurant or garden with lovely views.

    White Hart Inn
    ( 7.3 miles away )

    Three separate bar and lounge areas in which food and drinks are served.

    Gegin Fach y Gwili
    ( 7.6 miles away )

    This cafe has been in business for 25 years and opens daily from 9.30 - 5.30 Monday - Saturday.

    The Cawdor
    ( 7.6 miles away )

    The authentic Georgian dining room has panelled walls, wooden floors and a lovely bay window.

    Angle Village Shop
    ( 7.6 miles away )

    This traditional village shop stocks as much local produce as possible as well as general provisions, wines, beers and spirits, Milton farm meats, Laugharne Bakery bread, cakes and savouries. You can top up your mobile phone, buy beach goods and gifts.

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