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Bryn yr Haf

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Llanfair Clydogau near Lampeter, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay Show on map


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  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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61 Customer Reviews

  • "First impression when walking into the bungalow was it is warm and welcoming, by far the best residence my daughter and I have stayed in on our many trips to Wales and Somerset, a real home from home."

    The garden was perfect for the dog which is our main concern when booking. The beds are extremely comfortable, we both woke up feeling really well rested unlike some places we have stayed in. Helen is such a lovely helpful person, we didn't meet Ryan as he was busy lambing. There is so much to see within an hour and the roads are far superior to England's, we will be returning soon.

    Reviewed by Frances5.0Mar 2024

  • "Quiet cottage on farm on it's own down a long track with the main farm house about 100m further on and far reaching views."

    We had the log fire on every evening for that perfect cottage getaway. Nice walk through 'Long Wood' to Lampeter of 4 miles or 15 minute drive. Lampeter has Co-op, Sainsburys, great garage, cafes, pubs etc. For those who enjoy a great walk if you can get dropped off at LLyn Brianne it is a 17 mile walk back to the house through some of the most stunning scenery that is more than a match for Snowdonia, just not so high. Helen was very friendly and was often around the farm feeding her horses but maintained your privacy if you so wished. Great escape from everything.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Feb 2024

  • "We had an amazing week at Bryn yr Haf and really didn't want to leave."

    Great weather for October too! Beautiful surroundings, I stood outside every morning with my coffee watching the sun rise over the hills. The horses came to say good morning they are very friendly. Lots of birds outside the front, Red Kites flying over the fields. Was so peaceful and relaxing. Clean and tidy throughout. Helen was lovely and helpful. Perfect break away from work and school and busy London.

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Oct 2023

  • "Our family of 5 enjoyed a week's stay at the bungalow."

    The property was clean and in good condition. We appreciated the tranquillity of the location, and the helpfulness of the owner. The wifi worked well, which was appreciated. It may be helpful for future guests to know that we were able to receive a grocery delivery at the property from Tesco with no problem and with the prior agreement of the owner. Also, the local shop / post office closed at the end of August 2023. However, we were able to get by with topping up any extra supplies from the Sainsbury's store in Lampeter, where there's also a Co-Op store. Regarding finding the property, I'd advise drivers to follow the owner's travel directions as you approach the area, rather than relying on a different route suggested by a satnav.

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Aug 2023

  • "We were very comfortable at this property and thoroughly enjoyed our stay."

    The house is set on a large (to us!) farm and the owner was kind enough to allow us to wander as we pleased. The house is set in a very nice and private location with pleasant, mature garden areas to front and rear. There was so much for us to explore right on our doorstep that we didn't find the need to go out much! The owner was very helpful and kind and we enjoyed learning from her about the farm's history and the flora and fauna to be found there.

    Reviewed by Michael3.8Aug 2023

  • "A very peaceful location with stunning views, cottage has everything you need."

    Helen and son Ryan are happy to share their local knowledge of places to visit and wildlife. Thank you Helen and Ryan for your hospitality!

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jul 2023

  • "We had a wonderful time."

    So quite and peaceful.enjoyed watching the birds on the feeders .The bungalow was clean and tidy comfortable beds everything there you would need . Helen and Ryan were friendly and there if you needed anything such lovely people. Would highly recommend would go again.

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Jun 2023

  • "Lovely cottage with a beautiful garden and lots to explore nearby."

    Helen, the owner, was very friendly and nearby if we had any questions.

    Reviewed by Charlotte5.0May 2023

  • "We've just returned from a great visit to Bryn yr Haf all relaxed and recharged!"

    Helen and Ryan were so friendly and on hand to answer questions prior to and during our stay. The accommodation was exactly as listed and so clean, we had everything we needed for our visit. The surrounding area was stunning, we loved watching the birds from the kitchen window. Three of the days we simply walked from the cottage for some fresh air and in a different direction every time. We'll be back!

    Reviewed by Ryan5.0Feb 2023

  • "Another visit, another beautiful holiday."

    Keep coming back each year. We just love the peace, the landscape. Lovely friendly owners, dogs love the big garden along with the surrounding areas. Clean, well equipped warm bungalow. Thank you Helen and Ryan.

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Nov 2022

  • "A delightful bungalow on a working farm, Helen and Ryan have provided, not just a fantastic place to stay, but also a warm welcome."

    The cottage has plenty of space, and the enclosed gardens means the dog can explore safely. We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Bryn yr Haf, and look forward to visiting again.

    Reviewed by David5.0Oct 2022

  • "Warm welcome from Helen, and very helpful information on walks in the area."

    Location excellent, central for Lampeter, Aberaeron and Tregaron, and lovely countryside around.

    Reviewed by Maureen5.0Oct 2022

  • "The property was perfect for the peaceful break I wanted."

    It was clean and comfortable with a spacious, enclosed garden. The hosts could not have been more helpful and friendly. My dog and I will always remember them, and this holiday, fondly!

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Sep 2022

  • "Very nice cottage and grounds."

    Location idea for us. Would definitely recommend and consider rebooking.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Aug 2022

  • "Lovely place, very quiet"

    Reviewed by Jonathan4.7Jul 2022

  • "Lovely comfortable cottage very quiet and rural owners were brilliant on hand ..."

    Lovely comfortable cottage very quiet and rural owners were brilliant on hand for anything we needed but didn’t need anything as cottage is very well equipped for our stay will return in the near future

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2022

  • "The bungalow had everything that we could ask for in a self catering holiday."

    It was homely and comfortable. Our hosts, Helen and Ryan are lovely people and they were available to us without being intrusive. All in all, a lovely holiday stay.

    Reviewed by Derek5.0Jun 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay was just right for a relaxing getaway from it all ..."

    We really enjoyed our stay was just right for a relaxing getaway from it all just to listen to the birds and wander the garden was perfect , the accomodation was great for our needs clean comfortable just right also for the dogs 1st holiday the owner was a lovely lady we chatted once or twice she couldn't have been more helpful would highly recommend to people needing a break from it to recharge the batteries

    Reviewed by Susan5.0May 2022

  • "The cottage is beautiful, located on the farm."

    Very peaceful and rural. There is everything you need to feel like home, spacious and well organised. Great base to discover middle and East Wales or just simply recharge your batteries in tranquil and peaceful surroundings. The hosts Helen and son Ryan are lovely and helpful, provided really nice welcome pack with Welsh cakes and bottle of local milk. We had great time and really recommend this property. Thank you

    Reviewed by Katarzyna5.0Apr 2022

  • "We had a lovely relaxing holiday, Helen was lovely, she greeted us after we got there to check everything was ok."

    The whole holiday was great. We will definitely go back again

    Reviewed by Teresa5.0Oct 2021

  • "Very nice place."

    Very quite . Large garden ideal if you have a dog.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Oct 2021

  • "This place is a little gem if you wish to get away from it all."

    It is on a sheep farm in the middle of nowhere so if you are looking for a place close to amenities this may not be the place for you as you do need to travel to places. The cottage itself is so well equipped and Helen goes out of her way to make sure on arrival you have everything you need. So far as to providing milk tea coffee and biscuits on arrival. Even washing up liquid cloths and brush. Hairdryer an iron. There is a little shop which we enjoyed walking to with the dog - round trip takes about 30 - 40 minutes depending how fast you walk and provides essentials ( no newspapers though). Lampeter is good for the Co-op you can get everything you need here.(Takes about 15 minutes to drive there). O My Cod is a really good chip shop and the Nags Head pub is dog friendly. Small menu choice but excellent quality, reasonable priced and there is something on there to suit everyone. A walk after tea to the river is nice to do (wellies adived) good views of the Red Kites flying overhead. And there are a couple of nature reserves nearby, one within walking distance from the cottage. Cors Caron National Nature Reserve near Tregaron is dog friendly. It is a place I would definitely visit again.

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Aug 2021

  • "This is the 3rd time that we have stayed at Helen's,and we always have a lovely time."

    Nothing is too much trouble for her,and always a nice welcome.

    Reviewed by Valerie5.0Jul 2021

  • "Cottage in a lovely setting , very private."

    Met by Helen the owner who explained everything to us, she was very helpful but not intrusive. Kitchen had everything you need apart from dishwasher, gardens were lovely very private and well kept, beds comfy. Shower hit and miss with water pressure, we had no water at all for two days due to a burst water main but Helen did everything she could to help, keeping us informed and bringing us bottled water. The roads to the cottage off main Lampeter road are hair raising as most are single track . All in all we had a lovely week

    Reviewed by Johann3.8Jul 2021

  • "Cosy and clean place."

    We always feel at home. A super place with everything you need but no frills. Lovely and peaceful and plenty of room. Great garden for our Poodle.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Jul 2021

  • "Lovely peaceful setting."

    Totally secure garden for dogs. This was our second stay at BRYN yr HAF

    Reviewed by Teresa5.0Jun 2021

  • "Very nice place in lovely countryside."

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Jun 2021

  • "Secure enclosed garden with established borders - under cover seating for eating outside."

    Inside comfy and well maintained. Owner very friendly and helpful. Cottage was very clean and felt 'covid safe'

    Reviewed by Gerard5.0May 2021

  • "A wonderful comfortable bungalow, lovely secure garden for pets, very home from home"

    Reviewed by John5.0May 2021

  • "Visited Bryn Y Haf several time."

    Lovely friendly owners. Peaceful location. Good size garden for our 2 dogs. Love everything about location.

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Apr 2021

  • "Loved everything specially the host make us feel like a family beautifull cottage wit beautiful view ."


    Reviewed by Fazila5.0Sep 2020

  • "We loved our relaxing stay at this comfortable cottage."

    We felt really at home and it was perfect for our short walking break with our 2 dogs. There were several great walks right from the door so it is perfect if you just want to walk and relax. Lampeter is only 4.5 miles away and has great pubs and takeaways . There is also a Sainsburys for supplies. We walked there through a forest walk , had a lovely lunch and walked back. The family are really welcoming and at hand if you needed anything but respected our privacy. The coast is about 35-40 mins drive so accessible for days out. The cottage had all the things we needed and the kitchen was well equipped. The garden was particularly beautiful and had a brilliant outside space to eat as the weather was good. I would recommend This cottage for anyone with dogs but would also be great for children. Thank you Helen David and Ryan for a really great break .

    Reviewed by Jayne5.0Sep 2020

  • "During this difficult time regarding COVID 19, We felt the attention to cleanliness and sanitising was excellent."

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Sep 2020

  • "We spent a wonderful week in Bryn yr Haf cottage."

    So peaceful, beautiful views and garden. Every thing provided for your catering needs. Fantastic for dogs as garden & orchard are secure . Lovely woods nearby for walks. Cosy fire to light in the comfy living room . We will certainly be back. Hosts very helpful and informative.

    Reviewed by Teresa5.0Sep 2020

  • "Lovely place to stay."

    Had everything we needed and beautiful views too!

    Reviewed by Lee5.0Aug 2020

  • "My husband and I were the very first people back into this cottage after the long lockdown."

    Helen made us welcome and even left us some milk and welsh cakes. The bungalow is safe for children and dogs as it is completely enclosed. We were to have been a family of 5 but with the restrictions prior to our stay it ended up only two. We had a lovely week , so restful and relaxing. Hopefully all 5 of us will be able to stay there next year.

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Jul 2020

  • "Helen is a lovely host."

    The cottage was great. We had a lovely time waiting for our own home to be ready.

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Oct 2019

  • "Everything you could want in a holiday cottage."

    Spacious, clean, quiet, everything you might need. Owners were easily available not far away if needed.

    Reviewed by John5.0Sep 2019

  • "Visited several times."

    Will be back next year. Friendly welcome. Lovely secluded location. Dogs love the garden. If you want peace and quiet, this is the place to go. Love it, Love it, Love it.

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Sep 2019

  • "This bungalow is comfortable but a little dated."

    The furniture and fittings are well used but as this is a dog friendly premises it does mean that you aren't too worried about them making a mess. The garden is lovely and completely enclosed so no problem with the dogs getting out. The weather was perfect the week we were there which meant we were able to use the outdoor seating area. The bathroom has a walk in shower area (wet room) it could do with a grab rail or sit on stool for people who have mobility restrictions.

    Thank you for your feedback. We're sorry that we omitted to offer you a stool for the shower during your stay. However, for future reference you will be pleased to know that a stool is available on request. Kind Regards, The Property Owner Property Owner

    Reviewed by A4.1Sep 2019

  • "A very comfortable and homely cottage/bungalow and we very much enjoyed our stay in beautiful countryside."

    Very accommodating and friendly owners Helen and David, and a lovely garden surrounding the property all fenced off (great if you have a pet with you) with easy parking in front of the cottage off the farm track. Large kitchen, well equipped. The bathroom is good as it has a walk in shower as well as a bath option, ideal for various peoples' needs. Comfortable lounge plus sunny conservatory. Cannot fault it in any way. We will definitely recommend it to others for a relaxing get-away but easy to get to various parts of the coastline which are also worth a visit if you haven't been in this area before. Do pay a visit to Cardigan, and take the Gwbert road off the main street which runs alongside the Teify river right to the end of that road where you will see the entrance to the Cliff Hotel in front of you - it's on the headland - magic.

    Reviewed by J5.0Sep 2019

  • "No dish washer but I did remember my marigolds!"

    Mrs Jennings and her family made us feel very welcome. The bungalow was very clean and comfortable. This is why we keep coming back. It's in a beautiful spot.

    Reviewed by Elise4.7Aug 2019

  • "The cottage was very comfortable."

    everything we needed. Gardens and views were wonderful. Helen was very helpful and considerate. The track was a but dicey, but OK when taken slowly. Stars at night were spectacular. A lovely, peaceful week away from it all - very relaxing. Thankyou very much.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Aug 2019

  • "An amazing comfortable and peaceful property surrounded by fantastic views."

    The owner was amazing and made us feel really welcome. Highly recommended! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Jul 2019

  • "Great hosts, ideal bungalow, totally enclosed garden for our 2 dogs which was large & full of plants& flowers."

    Quiet area but lots to visit especially the Wales Botanic Gardens & on Mondays & Fridays dogs are allowed in. The entry ticket lasts for 7 days. Hope to go back again next year. You can publish my feedback but I do not want my name or address included.

    Reviewed by Eleanor5.0Jun 2019



    Reviewed by Valerie5.0May 2019

  • "A comfortable cottage in a beautifully peaceful location with friendly and helpful hosts, what more could you ask for?"

    Reviewed by Ro5.0May 2019

  • "Need heating in kitchen"

    Reviewed by Heather3.8Oct 2018

  • "This holiday was for my two granddaughters on Half Term."

    The elder is in her final year of A Levels and had planned to study on her lap top. But shock, horror, there was no WIFI in the cottage. Mrs Jenkins, in her own words in the Welcoming Notes, she cannot afford WiFi in the cottage and in her house. One is allowed to stand outside her house to use the facility,which is quite unacceptable!

    Thank you for your feedback. This property now has WiFi in the property. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paddy4.4Oct 2018

  • "When we arrived Helen met us she had even gone looking for leaflets for the things we had said we wanted to do on Holiday."

    Helen was so very helpful. The Bungalow was comfortable and very cosy the garden was very well fenced we had our 2 small dogs with us and they were safe in the garden and orchard. In all we had a lovely time. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Jeffrey5.0Sep 2018

  • "Lovely setting."

    Peaceful location. Had great time

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Aug 2018

  • "Very comfortable accommodation, well sited to visit surrounding areas of interest."

    Located in an extremely quiet and peaceful part of the countryside.

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0Aug 2018

  • "All good lovely quiet cottage with the exception of the long driveway that was rather bumpy (0."


    Reviewed by Patricia3.8Jul 2018

  • "A beautiful homely bungalow and safe garden for pets, we had a lovely welcome from Helen, and despite the March weather had some great days out at llanstephan and poppit sands with the dogs."

    It is very rural away from the crowds, down a long track, but loads of birds to be seen on feeders, overall we had a very relaxing holiday.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Mar 2018

  • "Greeeeeeeat cottages"

    Reviewed by Joan5.0Feb 2018

  • "Only that there is no mention of the peace and quiet surrounding the location,totally relaxing almost straightaway"

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Sep 2017

  • "No problems."

    Very nice place, very quiet and peaceful. this was are third holiday at this cottage and will go again one week.

    Reviewed by Anthony4.8Jun 2017

  • "The piece and quiet."

    The owners of the property made us feel very welcome. We will revisit the cottage.

    Reviewed by Marie4.8Jun 2017

  • "The place is really beautiful, however it's a bit difficult to get there."

    Reviewed by Nelson4.8May 2017

  • "Helen Jenkins, landlady, was extremely friendly and helpful."

    We loved that we could interact with the sheep, dogs and horses. She had put a dear little tree up for us and the cottage was lovely and warm.

    Reviewed by Philippa4.8Dec 2016

  • "Fantastic cottage has everything you need, very clean and comfortable, lovely owners, I highly recommend staying here we had a lovely time and the views are spectacular."

    It's the best holiday we've had in years. There's nothing I can complain about here I give it a 5 star rating x

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Aug 2016

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  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin (can be super king-size double on request), 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Conservatory.
  • Storage heaters with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, CD/radio, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Surrounding enclosed lawned gardens with orchard
  • Front patio and side covered patio with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 10 mins walk, pub 3 miles
  • Note: Although all ground floor, there are some internal and external steps
  • Note: Property accessed down single track lane of about 0.2 miles, care to be taken
  • Note: Sheep in surrounding fields, dogs to be kept on lead when outside.

The property

Lampeter 4.5 miles.

This secluded, detached bungalow cottage, surrounded by peaceful open fields and hillsides, near Lampeter in Mid Wales, is perfect for country lovers!

Set solely over the ground floor, in the grounds of the owners' small working farm, this charming cottage near Lampeter is the ideal base for groups of friends and families exploring the beautiful Welsh countryside and escaping the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

This homely cottage near Lampeter has three bedrooms offering a good night's sleep, with glorious views over the cottage’s wonderful gardens, and a large wet room with a bath and a walk-in shower, perfect for the less mobile.

You will find a spacious kitchen with a dining table where you can sit down to enjoy delicious home-cooked meals together, and a large sitting room where you can indulge in cosy nights beside the warming open fire.

Sliding patio doors lead through into the conservatory, where quiet reading and relaxation will be the order of the day.

When the little ones are all tucked up in bed, the grown ups can delight in the peace and tranquillity of this glorious location.

Spend many relaxing hours sat outside on the patio of this cottage near Lampeter enjoying the sound of birdsong, gazing at the spectacular star-studded night sky, and with the option of a covered patio, it won't matter if it rains!

On warm afternoons, let the younger ones enjoy hours of fun playing hide and seek in the large, enclosed gardens surrounding the cottage, and through the orchard.

Marvel at the uninterrupted views stretching across open countryside from this cottage near Lampeter where sheep and horses graze, and now and again you may get chance to experience the spectacular displays of red kites swooping across the horizon.

From this cottage near Lampeter, wander over the owners’ land through fields and woodland, where delightful bluebells, anenomes, sorrell and violets burst to life each spring, or why not enjoy a spot of fishing or a picnic besides the River Teifi?

The owner's land spreads three fields alongside this beautiful stretch of river.

Venture into the delightful town of Lampeter and pick up Welsh gifts for your loved ones back home, enjoy afternoon tea or something a little stronger in a friendly pub, or take a stroll along the river.

Discover the spectacular Wales Coast Path, just a short drive away, relax on the many sandy beaches peppering Wales’ coastline, explore farm parks, majestic castles, and much more.

With so much to see and do in the marvellous region, this cottage near Lampeter is the perfect base for a chilled-out family holiday.

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About the location


Carmarthen 23 miles; Aberystwyth 25 miles; Cardigan 29 miles.

Lampeter is the smallest and oldest university town in Wales, and boasts a fine selection of small, locally-owned shops. It's also home to a museum, a Welsh quilt museum and has a wealth of unique tea rooms, pubs and restaurants, regular markets and a fine food festival. Surrounded by beautiful rolling hills and rivers, the area is ideal for walkers, cyclists and nature lovers. The lovely market town of Llandovery and picturesque Aberaeron Harbour are both just short drives away and the nearby Dolaucothi Gold Mines are well worth a visit. The coastlines of Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire are also within a short drive offering spectacular sandy beaches, superb coastal walks and the opportunity to venture out on boat trips to spot some dolphins in their natural habitat. From ancient castles to modern theme parks, Lampeter is a great base to enjoy a holiday all year round.