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Take a trip on the Cliff railway in Aberystwyth
The town of Aberystwyth with its Victorian promenade, pier and sandy beach
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18 / 19  Take a trip on the Cliff railway in Aberystwyth
19 / 19  The town of Aberystwyth with its Victorian promenade, pier and sandy beach

Railway View Cottage

Aberystwyth (1mls E), Mid Wales
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Romantic
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Cosy stone cottage within easy reach of the town centre, promenade, beach and marina
  • Great base from which to explore both coast and countryside
  • Easy access to the coastal path network, with amazing views of Cardigan Bay
Property code: 79479

Cosy stone terraced cottage on the outskirts of Aberystwyth, within easy reach of a good selection of shops, pubs and restaurants, a perfect base for a break to explore cardigan bay.

Within a short drive of this traditional stone cottage is the university town of Aberystwyth with its Victorian promenade, pier, glorious sandy beach and a variety of museums, galleries, shops, cafes and restaurants. From here you can take a trip on the Cliff railway, the second longest funicular railway in the British Isles, for stunning views across the town and the whole sweep of cardigan bay or enjoy a scenic steam train ride through stunning scenery on the Vale of Rheidol Railway to Devils Bridge with its spectacular waterfall walk. This a great location for exploring the area with plenty of walking, cycling or water sports opportunities within easy reach. (Please check admittance for the various attractions).

This delightful stone cottage lies on the outskirts of the town and is perfect to return to after a busy day exploring with its cosy room proportions throughout. Prepare tasty romantic meals in the galley style kitchen/diner which is perfectly equipped for two with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with a small ice box, a washing machine and a sweet table for two. There is also access to a small covered area which is perfect for storing a bicycle or muddy walking boots. The sitting room is a good sized room and has a feature fireplace with an electric log effect fire, perfect for cosy evenings in and planning your next days adventures. The room is furnished with comfortable seating and a TV with a DVD player and free sat. Upstairs on the first floor, you will find the lovely bedroom with a double bed and an exposed feature stone wall which adds character and charm, adjacent to this room is the shower room with a shower cubicle and WC.

Outside there is a small gravelled area to the front and roadside parking for one car.

  • 1 bedroom-double
  • 1 shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, microwave and washing machine
  • Electric and electric heaters provided
  • TV/DVD in lounge
  • Roadside parking for 1 car
  • Beach 2 miles, shop and pub within walking distance

Sally Thomas

This property is personally managed by Sally.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 2 guest ratings

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Reviewed by John 18th June 2021

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The cottage is in a good location and clean with all the essential you need parking can be a problem but we managed to park opposite in small housing estate the A44 road gets very busy at times.

Reviewed by Alison 11th June 2021

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Comfortable cottage well placed for discovering this area of mid Wales. Easy access into Aberystwyth for all the facilities the town offers.

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Location

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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

Comprised of the beautiful counties of Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire, West Wales is a superb choice of holiday destination for family, friends or couples looking to escape. With fantastic holiday resorts and picture-perfect coastal villages, West Wales offers ancient castles, national walking trails, bucket and spade beaches, as well as miles of stunning scenery to enjoy.

Top West Wales visitor attractions and places of historical interest include: The National Botanic Garden of Wales, Cilgerran Castle, the Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest and the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Visit thriving Tenby for golden beaches, pubs and cafes galore; spend days on the sands with your family building sandcastles, paddling or sunbathing. Tenby is one of the leading holiday destinations in the country and being such a pretty town it’s not surprising that it’s so popular. Spend time getting to know the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park with its rich blue seas, sandy beaches, cliff-top walks and white-crested waves that are worshipped by surfers on a daily basis. Discover the Bae Ceredigion coast where you can keep a watchful eye out for seals and dolphins out to sea – a common sight from the Wales Coast Path.

Spot wild blooms and see the first orchids of the year; West Wales is full of nature reserves that can be found across Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, and Ceredigion, all of which make for perfect daytrip destinations for bird watchers and wildlife spotters alike. Visit the UK’s smallest city, St Davids to see its fascinating cathedral, first built in the 13th century. Spend time on the beaches at Barafundle Bay or Tenby, take a trip to the magnificent Carew Castle or climb the 80-foot tall Great Keep at Pembroke Castle. Other West Wales attractions include the West Wales Museum of Childhood, several heritage railways, Carmarthen - the birthplace of Merlin, The Museum of the Welsh Woollen Industry and the Worm’s Head.

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