Sleeps 52 bedrooms1 bathroom/shower roomLog burning stoveRiver view & fishingDog friendlyWifi via BT internet hubHot Tub
Glantawel is a spacious secluded stone cottage, recently renovated and extended, sitting in its own individual and immaculate grounds on the banks of the River Nevern in a stunning wooded valley. The property is set in 30 acres of our woods and farmland and has over ½ mile of productive fishing rights. Perfect for fishermen, walkers and nature lovers who will appreciate the tranquil riverside location and the rich variety of wildlife.
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This gorgeous cottage, in its own private garden with river frontage just 35 yards away, is a peaceful, secluded retreat which you will relax into from the moment you arrive. Each room has been decorated to the highest standard, enhancing the original features with up-to-date appeal and all the luxury of home comforts. Furnished throughout with locally-sourced antiques and quality modern pieces, the cottage’s homely feel is enriched with quirky and original local artists’ work adorning the walls.

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Entering the cottage through the front door you step into a charming sitting room with a large L-shaped sofa, original wooden beams and log burning stove. A sun room leads from the sitting room onto a patio overlooking the stunning garden and river, ready for those alfresco meals and impromptu barbecues. The sun room is filled with light during the day and is a favourite reading room or children’s play area. Here you can listen to the River Nevern flowing past and the many songbirds feeding at the bird table. Step out into the garden and walk along the river bank where you may see ducks, nuthatches, dippers and woodpeckers, or herons and kingfishers catching their next meal.

The character continues through to the kitchen, where you will be greeted with our welcome pack, a bottle of red wine and two large glasses. Fitted out with solid wooden units, a large range cooker and a solid farmhouse-style table seating 6, the kitchen features original beams, stone walls and a vaulted ceiling. We always strive to make your stay as comfortable as possible and have taken great care to provide everything we could think of, including some of our favourite cookery books. Through the kitchen is the utility room, with all the washing and drying facilities you will need as well as a double fronted American-style fridge freezer with ice-maker. You can also enter the cottage through its outside door which features an outdoor WARM shower area, making this the ideal entrance after those Môr adventurous and muddy expeditions with your dog, or a day on the beach.

Back through the sitting room and down the corridor, with its original prints and paintings, you will find a separate wc and basin, the family bathroom with walk-in shower, and then the bedrooms: the first of which has full-sized bunk beds and a further single, with enchanting views over the garden to the river and ample storage space. The quality of decor and attention to detail is carried through to the master bedroom which boasts an impressive solid wooden king-sized bed with white linen and luxurious pure cotton throws, offering a warm welcome each night or a cosy place for a lie-in in the mornings. There is plenty of hanging space with full-length mirrored wardrobes, and the same wonderful views over the garden and river.

This is, irrefutably, a rambler’s heaven, a fisherman’s dream, a place for family bonding time, another dimension to a child’s education, a quiet retreat, and somewhere to recharge your batteries – you Experience Môr than you might expect here at Glantawel!

Approached by a 600m drive, this tranquil property is just over 2 miles from the coastal town of Newport with its excellent shops, pubs and restaurants. The 2.5 mile long, unspoilt golden beach at Newport Sands (dog friendly all year round) is close by, and upstream is the picturesque village of Nevern with its Norman Church, famous Weeping Yew, Celtic Cross and popular village pub The Trewern Arms.

The cottage, while completely private in its own enclosed garden, is close to Dyffryn Tawel  and Glandwr, and is perfect for dog owners, walkers and families. It is also ideal for larger groups looking to rent all three properties together, for an idyllic & special gathering.

Glantawel has a faithful and committed following: one of our regular families has just booked for their sixth stay in two years!

Special care is needed with children in the Cwm Tawel properties as the River Nevern flows alongside the gardens, approximately 35 yards from the cottages.

With a Welcome Pack more generous than most, we provide Welsh Organic milk, locally baked Bara Brith, a large bowl of fruit a mixture of Fairtrade and Organic – all as locally grown as possible, plus a smattering of more exotic fruit. You’ll also find a bottle of red wine and two large wineglasses on your table, and a bottle of white wine in your fridge. Click here to find out more...

We own all our cottages so you can contact us direct with any questions, we also have the best deals and last minute offers right here on our website.

Phone enquirers: 01348 811356 or 07572 238889

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  • The Richardson's, Northumberland
    Comfortable home which was well equipped to our needs. Peaceful location.
    The Richardson's, Northumberland
    5th August - 19th August 2016
  • Robin and family, Wiltshire
    Lovely location, very relaxing and calming environment. Personally enjoyed the river. I would like to return again soon.
    Robin and family, Wiltshire
    22nd July - 29th July 2016
  • Evans Family, Lincolnshire
    Relaxing cottage in such a beautiful hidden spot. Perfect walks with the dogs & fishing on the river (we caught a small trout!).
    Evans Family, Lincolnshire
    15th July - 22nd July 2016
  • Seona, Darren & Harry, Oxfordshire
    Wonderful cottage in a fantastic location, loved the lengthy single track road to the cottage, the garden wildlife, the river and the pitch black nights. Newport town and beach is great - dogs loved it. Great walks including some fantastic viewpoints from mountains in the local area.
    Seona, Darren & Harry, Oxfordshire
    1st July - 8th July 2016
  • Andrew & Katy, Leicestershire
    Had a lovely week in this cottage, the dogs loved Newport beach so much we spent a lot of time there! Lovely tranquil surroundings, enjoyed all the wildlife in the garden. A nice relaxing stay, thank you Jonathan and your team.
    Andrew & Katy, Leicestershire
    24th June - July 1st 2016
  • Bill & Suzanne, Derbyshire
    We loved the local walks. The woodland walk is great for morning dog walks. A great destination for a 'doggie holiday'.
    Bill & Suzanne, Derbyshire
    17th June - 24th June 2016
  • Michael and Sue, Kent
    Lovely 2 weeks in perfect location. Great place to bring the dogs, beaches also dog friendly. We will definitely be back in the near future.
    Michael and Sue, Kent
    3rd June - 17th June 2016
  • Jess, Buckinghamshire
    A stunning week of wall to wall sunshine. Beautiful walks, secret beaches and eating out!
    Jess, Buckinghamshire
    27th May - 3rd June 2016
  • Peter & Beverly, Romsey
    Beautiful unspoilt location within hidden valley. Another wonderful stay in this stunning location. We shall return!
    Peter & Beverly, Romsey
    13th May - 20th May 2016
  • Gillian, Preston
    Fantastic week in a superb setting.
    Gillian, Preston
    6th May - 11th May 2016
  • David & Alex - London
    The peace and quiet was superb.
    David & Alex - London
    11th March 2016
  • Gil & Karen
    We hope this won't be our last visit.
    Gil & Karen
    March 2016
  • Gil & Karen
    Thank you for the 'welcome pack' & the house was ideal for us. We would also like to thank Jonathan for his hospitality.
    Gil & Karen
    March 2016
  • Wayne & Alexa - Derbyshire
    Lovely week in this fantastic spot. Kids loved the beach. Great meals at the Golden Lion. Many thanks Jonathan for your great hospitality!!!
    Wayne & Alexa - Derbyshire
    1st - 8th April 2016
  • Gil & Karen
    Our first visit to this property - what a fantastic setting. We had an enjoyable week & the dogs loved the beaches, especially Newport & Whitesands.
    Gil & Karen
    March 2016
  • David & Alex - London
    We loved the birdlife and really enjoyed just sitting in the veranda room looking out. Thank you for supplying the bird feed!
    David & Alex - London
    11th March 2016
  • 19th February 2016
    Can't believe it's our 7th visit here! Another lovely week.
    19th February 2016
    Dave and Nikki, Coventry
  • Rowena & Mike
    We have enjoyed our stay so much. The cottage is lovely and in a perfect location. We have enjoyed it all. Many thanks.
    Rowena & Mike
    16th October 2015
  • Gill and Martin - Somerset
    A lovely holiday. Loved exploring the coastline. Trip round Ramsay Island in the RSPB boat fabulous. Lots of seals and pups - and a peregrine falcon! Wonderful.
    Gill and Martin - Somerset
    18th September 2015
  • Nat and Rosalie the winemakers!
    What a piece of Heaven! In tumultuous world we have experienced a haven of peace with sophistication!
    Nat and Rosalie the winemakers!
    Main Ridge Estate, Australia - Oct 2015
  • Sandra and David, 3rd October 2015
    "A wonderful holiday in a beautiful environment. Exceeded our expectations. A very special Welsh experience for us all."
    Sandra and David, 3rd October 2015
    Victoria, Australia
  • Charlie, Jackie, Craig & Mindy our (Siberian Terrier)
    Lovely cottage & surroundings, very generous welcome pack!
    Charlie, Jackie, Craig & Mindy our (Siberian Terrier)
    July-August ~ 2015
  • Whiting Family
    “Superb cottage in a beautiful and peaceful location” We had a hugely enjoyable week at Glantawel.
    Whiting Family
    March ~ 2015
  • Jane & George
    Another fabulous 2 weeks, everything as good as before. Thank you Jonathan for wine, fruit ect.
    Jane & George
    June ~ 2015
  • The Whiting Family
    We had a hugely enjoyable week at Glantawel. It's a delightful cottage, renovated to a very high standard with a warm and homely feel that is instantly welcoming. We felt very cosy and undisturbed during our stay. The only noise we could hear was the singing of birds and the tinkling of water from the pretty river that flows by the garden. There are lovely walks directly from the front door, and a delightful and historical village barely 10 minutes’ walk away.
    The Whiting Family
    March 2015 ~ Glantawel, Newport

Distance to Beach: Newport Sands 2.6 miles
Distance to shop/ supermarket : Spar Newport 2.5 miles
Distance to pub/bar: 1.5 miles Trewern Arms, Nevern.
(Numerous in Newport 2.5 miles)
Distance to Restaurant: 1.5 miles Trewern Arms, Nevern.
(Numerous in Newport 2.5 miles)
Nearest Town/City: Newport 2.5, Fishguard 9.5 miles, Cardigan 9.8 miles
Distance to Pembrokeshire Coastal Path: 2.3 miles
Newport Sands.

A mile and a half long beach situated at the mouth of the River Nevern. A good place to bring your dog as it's dog friendly all year. Walkers can join the coastal path north-east towards Poppit Sands and west towards Fishguard. National car park above the beach. There are also toilets and a refreshment kiosk.

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