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Poppy Cottage

Llantwit Major, South Wales & Pembrokeshire (Ref. 965916)


(8 ratings)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Off road parking
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Ground floor bedroom

Reviews & Ratings

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8 Customer Reviews

  • "Very comfortable, well equipped cottage"

    Reviewed by RachelMay 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay."

    Easy good hot shower, very comfortable bed, very clean relaxed property. Just the ticket for two oldies who were endeavouring to complete the 870 mile long Welsh Coastal path. I am pleased to announce that Steve and I finished the Coast Path on the 23rd September and over the two weeks we were in Wales walked about 140 miles. So thank you for a lovely comfortable stay. Onward and upward, maybe next year we will get started on the Yorkshire coastal path…………..

    Reviewed by JeanetteSep 2021

  • "A return visit to a comfortable and quiet cottage."

    Very well equipped. We will return again

    Reviewed by RachelAug 2021

  • "Excellent cottage and the facilities fantastic!"

    Reviewed by IanJul 2021

  • "An excellent cottage owned by a lovely, welcoming couple."

    We wanted a’get away from it all’ holiday and this met our criteria perfectly. It is situated on a farm about 4 miles from Cowbridge, which is a lovely town with good restaurants, cafes and all the usual shops. It is also a half-hour run to Porthcawl with its expansive beaches, marina and seaside beauty. The cottage itself is almost brand new and expertly converted from a farm building. It is well kitted out to give you a cosy, relaxing holiday far from the madding crowd!

    Reviewed by AnthonyJul 2021

  • "We rented both Poppy Cottage and intially Ash Tree cottage, but then Lorraine offered us the larger Snowdrop cottage for no extra charge so that our group could be next-door to each other."

    We were there for a week, and we were very impressed by the both cottages and the contents provided. (Lots of excellent cooking equipment!) The cottages are great for people shielding at the moment who want to go on holiday with extended family, as you can have your own inside space and lots of shared outside space. The location was great for visitng the local area and the Gower peninsula. We were able to eat outside every day, as there is a covered space opposite the cottages (which was not full of cars while we were there). Lorraine was extremely thoughtful and helpful, and easy to communicate with. A great holiday, we would certainly go back and recommend it to others.

    Reviewed by EleanorAug 2020

  • "Poppy Cottage was a lovely place to stay in these uncertain times."

    Great care has been taken with all the cleaning and one cottage is not in use to assist social distancing. Lorraine is delightful and a great help. We had extreme heat and did find opening the French doors difficult, not sure if they need some oil, or we didn't have the knack!! The cottage is beautifully spacious and light, and had everything we needed for a great week and it was so good to be peaceful.

    Reviewed by RosanneAug 2020

  • "We hadn’t thought about a holiday in this area of the U."

    K. and usually go camping at this time of year. Most places were reported to be very busy this year due to COVID 19 restrictions, so we booked this cottage. The cottage itself was very comfortable and clean and Lorraine, the owner was very welcoming and we were not disappointed. The cottage is ideal for couples. There is a shared courtyard and garden which has the sun all day and is very tranquil. We brought our bicycles and were able to park them undercover in the covered barn. We did not use the car at all during our stay and thoroughly explored the Vale of Glamorgan, the country single track lanes were very quiet and ideal for cycling. We visited Cowbridge and the Physic garden with medicinal plants from the 18th century, Llantwit Major and it’s dramatic beach. We travelled along the coastline to St Donat’s past Atlantic College where the likes of Charlie Chaplin and John F Kennedy stayed, visited Dunraven Castle, Ogmore by Sea (a peaceful spot when we visited, but made headlines due to a mass brawl post-Lockdown), Ogmore Castle, Ewenny Priory, Merthyr Mawr Warren, which is a beautiful natural area and climbed the Big Dipper (the second largest sandune in Europe), Porthkerry Country Park, Barry and Barry Island (the day before the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge). The closest beach is Monknash, a rocky beach with a footpath and a walk to get down to it, but it is well worth the effort. We also enjoyed watching the kart racing at Llandow Circuit nearby. Had we have been there longer, we would have perhaps visited Cardiff and Penarth. It was lovely to return to the cottage after a busy day sightseeing. The only downside for us was a slightly unstable internet connection and poor phone signal at times, but it didn’t spoil our enjoyment.

    Reviewed by JanetJul 2020

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  • All-ground-floor
  • One bedroom: 1 x double
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining and sitting area
  • Electric controlled heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Travel cot and high chair available on request
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car but additional parking can be arranged with owners
  • Shared use of garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3.2 miles, pub 1.2 miles
  • Note: There is an external tumble dryer
  • Note: this property is wheelchair friendly, has ease of access
  • Note: Changeover days are Friday to Friday, Friday to Monday and Monday to Friday only.

The property

Llantwit Major 3.2 miles.

One of three cottages set in tranquil grounds, close to the quiet village of Llandow.

The property can be found at the end of a farm...

Llandow Cottages

These three delightful cottages rest close to the small village of Llandow, 3 miles from Llantwit Major in the pretty Vale of Glamorgan. Boasting traditional cottage features and designed with open-plan living areas, these ground-floor cottages provide a comforting experience for couples or friends to enjoy a heart warming getaway. Perhaps you anticipate a romantic break or simply some peace and quiet away from your hectic lifestyle, whatever the occasion, this accommodation has your interests in mind. The cottages have access to a lawned garden area where you can sit outside and soak up the sunshine, simply appreciating the tranquil location. When you are not embracing the interior and exterior landscape, the village of Llantwit Major offers two supermarkets, a selection of picturesque pubs and coffee shops, plus a lovely pebble beach. If you're after a spot of retail therapy then visit the nearby town of Cowbridge, or browse the shopping delights of Cardiff, Swansea, and the designer outlet village at Bridgend. These cottages are also well-placed for exploring the local history of Ogmore Castle and Dyffryn Gardens, as well as Glamorgan’s heritage coastline with numerous sandy beaches to take advantage of. However you choose to spend your holiday, this group of welcoming cottages are promised to provide a memorable stay.

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About the location


Cowbridge 5 miles; Bridgend 9 miles; Cardiff 18 miles;

Ancient buildings sit on every corner in Llantwit Major, one of the Vale of Glamorgan’s most beautiful villages, with the first church recorded in the settlement more than 1,500 years ago and lush countryside, caves and sandy beaches providing glorious surroundings. Nearby Cowbridge, with its designer shops, provides the chance for some retail therapy, or why not take the short trip to Bridgend, with its town centre shopping and popular outlet village? The dramatically beautiful Glamorgan Heritage Coastline and the Wales Coast Path beckon, with the seaside resorts of Barry Island and Porthcawl boasting sandy beaches, a surf school, great fishing and a popular park. Ogmore-by-Sea on the other hand offers a vast stretch of unspoilt beach and a riding school from where you can take treks along the sand. An easy train or car journey will take you to Cardiff or Swansea for shopping, theatres, concerts, sporting events. Visit the famous open air Folk Museum at St Fagans near Cardiff to discover times gone by. A great central location for exciting days out exploring the beautiful coast and countryside of South Wales.

Note: Changeover days are Friday to Friday, Friday to Monday and Monday to Friday only.