Holiday cottages in South Wales

Across the great Severn Bridge is a land with no shortage of breath-taking views. South Wales is awash with vivid green valleys, undulating hills, and flanked by a wild coastline.

From the cultural delights of Cardiff, Wales’s cosmopolitan capital, to the rugged Gower Peninsula, South Wales has an enormous amount to offer.

Turn off the satnav, and follow winding country lanes until you reach one of the region’s celebrated inns. You’ll soon feel a million miles from anywhere else.

Exterior of The Old Rectory, West Gower, Swansea

The Old Rectory, West Gower 

With a prime position at the heart of Rhossili Bay, surrounded by grazing land and mere metres from the beach, The Old Rectory is a very special place indeed. This stunning property is within walking distance of Rhossili, one of the Gower’s prettiest villages.

Exterior of Pontbrenmydyr, nr Aberaeron, Ceredigion

Pontbrenmydyr, nr Aberaeron 

Pontbrenmydyr is a fascinating property. Built from stone, mud and thatch, it’s a real product of its surroundings. Bounded by beautiful parkland near Llanerchaeron, the cottage sits within equal distance of the Gower Peninsula, and the pretty coastal town of Aberystwyth.

Exterior of Burrows Cottage, Llanmadoc, Swansea

Burrows Cottage, Llanmadoc 

Enveloped by peaceful woodland, Burrows Cottage offers visitors the chance to leave the rest of the world behind. Wildlife enthusiasts will be pleased to hear that the Whiteford Burrows National Nature Reserve, home to rare birds, insects, and plants, is a just short walk from the cottage.

Exterior of Caerllan, Llandysul, Ceredigion

Caerllan, Llandysul 

Visitors to Caerllan are awarded with sweeping views of the Ceredigion Heritage Coastline, where green-topped cliffs plunge into the bracing Irish Sea. With some of Wales’s best coastal walks just a short distance away from the cottage, Caerllan is the perfect base for a rambling holiday.

The exterior of Abermydyr nr Aberaeron, Ceredigion

Abermydyr, nr Aberaeron 

This substantial, attractive holiday cottage is located within the stunning Aeron Valley, right alongside the river Aeron. This beautiful corner of South Wales is well-suited to walkers of all ages, with pretty woodland strolls, and river bank wanders in abundance.

South Pilton Green Farmhouse

South Pilton Green Farmhouse, Rhossili 

With lots of open space, enclosed by toddler-proof walls, South Pilton Green Farmhouse is the ideal holiday cottage for families. Right in the heart of the Gower Peninsula, you’re within easy reach of the area’s best surfing and sandy beaches.

Exterior of 1 Coastguard Cottage in Swansea

1 Coastguard Cottage, West Gower 

The views from this cottage are spectacular, taking in South Gower and famous Worm’s Head. Built in 1928, in its former incarnation as the Station Officer’s house, the cottage’s wide-reaching views of the sea could have led to many lives being saved.

Exterior at Penparc, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

Penparc, Llandeilo 

This large holiday cottage, capable of sleeping up to eight people comfortably, is backed by rolling hills and unspoilt farmland. The local walking routes are beautiful, but if you’d prefer to just soak in the view, you needn’t even leave the garden.

Exterior of Home Farm Farmhouse, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

Home Farm Farmhouse, Llandeilo 

Located within the Dinefwr Park estate on the border of the spectacular Brecon Beacons National Park, Home Farm Farm House is the perfect base for holiday makers keen to explore this magnificent area. From hiking to mountain biking, the park is a fantastic destination for all the family.