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Dolwylan Cottage

Cwmtydu near New Quay, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 1066980)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/EVChargePoint Electric car charging
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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1 Customer Review(s)

  • Glenn

    “Lovely cottage and quiet location.”

    Really enjoyed our stay.

    Really enjoyed our stay.

    - Glenn, May 2022

Dolwylan Cottage & Barn

These charming properties rest near the picture-perfect coast of New Quay, Mid Wales and consist of a one-bedroom barn and a two-bedroom cottage. Situated in Cwmtydu, the properties make a lovely base for exploring Wales, or even as an escape to relax and unwind in the fresh sea air. With off-road parking, sea views and character features, these pet-friendly holiday homes are a superb choice for a family break or friends sharing. Take advantage of your closeness to the glorious Welsh coastline by walking the Ceredigion Coast Path and start off by heading down the short walk to Cwmtydu, a delightful little shingle beach with stream which was once a smugglers cove. Continue along the Coast Path, soaking in the spectacular sights as you explore the stunning coastline up towards New Quay and down towards Llangrannog, Penbryn and Tresaith beaches - the options are limitless! At the end of an action-packed day, take a break from cooking by indulging in some fish'n chips at New Quay or a spot of pub fare at The Ship in Llangrannog or the Ship Inn at Tresaith! For the adventurous, try the white water canoeing at Llandysul or perhaps a more leisurely paddle further downstream on the River Teifi at Cilgerran. Those looking for a more leisurely time can take in the Georgian delights of coastal Aberaeron and then travel inland to tour the 18th century estate of Llanerchaeron, preserved by the National Trust, where an exquisite walled garden and an ornamental lake offer a truly idyllic setting for a stroll. Further afield, Cardigan offers a visit to its Castle which hosted the first Welsh Eisteddfod in 1176, along with a range of independent shops, galleries, cafes, pubs, supermarkets, a leisure centre/swimming pool and a fantastic cinema at Theatr Mwldan. Enjoy a coastal break with loved ones at the Dolwylan Cottage & Barn.

The property

New Quay 5.1 miles.

Dolwylan Cottage is a pretty, historic cottage perched in a coastal valley in Cwmtydu, Ceredigion.

With sea views, off-road parking, and a lovely garden, this holiday home is ideal for families or groups of friends looking to get away to the coast.

When you arrive at the cottage, make your way to the sitting room, where a toasty open fire invites you to unwind in the warmth while watching a movie or reading a book.

The kitchen, which has been fitted with stylish blue units, provides everything you need to prepare meals for your loved ones and adds a pop of contemporary to the space.

Continuing through the property, a utility room allows you to freshen up your clothes after a day of exploring, and nearby dining means you have the ideal space to enjoy your home-cooked dinners or plan a day of adventures.

Upstairs, there are two bedrooms, one double and one twin, both of which are bright and airy.

Shower in the ground floor shower room first thing in the morning before heading outside for breakfast al fresco.

The sloping garden at the front of the property is a wonderful space to take in your surroundings while sipping a cup of coffee, with stunning views and furniture and make the most of the 12 acres of private land on your doorstep.

Make memories in this breathtaking setting by staying at Dolwylan Cottage.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref: 1066984, together sleeping six guests.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Oil central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven, hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private parking for two cars at the property
  • Electric car charging point
  • Sloping lawn garden, patio and furniture
  • Eleven acres of private land to roam
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome in downstairs area only (additional charge applies)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3.6 miles, coast 0.1 mile
  • Note: Check-in from 5pm and check-out by 10am
  • Note: There are two steps between the dining room and kitchen
  • Note: Please take care on the staircase
  • Note: 3ft drop off the patio, please take care
  • Note: Dogs are to be kept downstairs only
  • Note: Please bring your own beach towels

About the location


Lampeter 12 miles; Cardigan 20 miles; Aberystwyth 24 miles.

This delightful seaside town is one of the most popular holiday resorts all year round, and it is easy to see why when you stroll along the sea edge and enjoy the beautiful views. The lovely range of gift shops, tea rooms, restaurants and pubs offer all you need, while boat trips are a wonderful opportunity to spot the playful dolphins, seals and other rare animals and birds that inhabit the bay's sheltering waters. For the hands-on members of your party why not try sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, and power boating with expert tuition available? The famous poet, Dylan Thomas, penned many works with inspiration in New Quay including "Quite Early One Morning" and you can follow the Dylan Thomas trail around the town. Just 7 miles away is Aberaeron, a lively Georgian harbour town with multi-coloured cottages and a good selection of restaurants and inns. This wonderful area of Wales not only has stunning sandy beaches, but also beautiful countryside walks and the outstanding Devil's Bridge is world-renowned for the three bridges, the narrow gauge steam railway and the cascading waterfalls. A perfect base for wonderful holidays, all year round.

Note: Check-in from 5pm and check-out by 10am
Note: There are two steps between the dining room and kitchen
Note: Please take care on the staircase
Note: 3ft drop off the patio, please take care
Note: Dogs are to be kept downstairs only
Note: Please bring your own beach towels

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter