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Cilgerran, South Wales & Pembrokeshire (Ref. 1052333)


(27 ratings)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Highchair available

Reviews & Ratings

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27 Customer Reviews

  • "Quiet location overlooking a tree lined valley and Cilgerran Castle, with easy access from the main road."

    The property and gardens are well adapted for anyone with poor mobility. Internally, the property is very comfortable and we would certainly consider returning.

    Reviewed by MalcolmJun 2022

  • "Thank you Sue & Dai."

    A great relaxing break in a perfect location. Large peaceful garden with splendid views. Loved observing all the birds at the feeder. Spacious comfortable living area and a well equipped kitchen. The welcome pack was much appreciated. Walk in shower was good. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by ErylJun 2022

  • "Avalon is a lovely place to stay."

    Very clean, had everything we needed and a very nice welcome pack from the owners. Ideally situated for the Pembrokeshire Coast. Local shop and Post Office on the doorstep, local pub a five minute walk away. A traditional pub that takes cash only. Landlady & locals are very welcoming.

    Reviewed by RobertJun 2022

  • "Absolutely lovely bungalow and gardens, spotlessly clean and well maintained, inside and out."

    The amenities were excellent, very comfortable and a joy to stay in. We would highly reccommed Avalon if looking to stay in the area. The village itself is very quaint and the people friendly. We will definitely be booking again.

    Reviewed by LindaMay 2022

  • "Such a lovely property!"

    It is our second time and we hope to go again. So comfy and spotless. Thank you for the generous welcome gifts..

    Reviewed by TimMar 2022

  • "The bungalow is so comfy and cosy its like home from home in a very peaceful location with the facilities we need, its in a really good position for Cardigan and the coast and having the common by the river close at hand is a real benefit."

    The owners are nice and friendly and obviously take really good care of the property. We had a week there last year and will be back again.

    Reviewed by LeslieMar 2022

  • "This bungalow is absolutely amazing, its beautiful, comfortable, has everything you need for a lovely holiday, in a quiet row, lovely garden, full of birds, the welcome pack was so nice, and the wet room is outstanding, its just 10/10."

    Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by DeniseMar 2022

  • "This is an extremely comfortable bungalow, decorated to a high specification and ideally situated for local towns and attractions."

    There are some additional access aides (slopped pathways, grab rails in the wet room and all flooring on the same level) which would assist those needing additional support whilst being unobtrusive to those who are able bodied. The owners are next door if needed. We had a lovely stay at Avalon, would return and would highly recommend

    Reviewed by SusanFeb 2022

  • "Perfect retreat for a few days away."

    Lovely quiet location with lots of scenery to explore. Peaceful and relaxing. A great place to stay. Highly recommend.

    Reviewed by DianeFeb 2022

  • "Everything was of a really high standard."

    So comfortable. We have already booked to return. The welcome gifts were much appreciated as well.

    Reviewed by TimJan 2022

  • "Amazing accommodation set in an idyllic location with plenty of wildlife to admire."

    As soon as we opened the front door we felt welcomed. The bungalow was warm, clean, light and inviting with a lovely layout. Dai and Sue, who were amazing throughout our stay, left notes with clear instructions on how everything worked. A well equipped kitchen, with complimentary tea, coffee, sugar, wine and mince pies with milk in the fridge. My cuppa brew of Welsh tea was most enjoyable after such a long journey. The Two double bedrooms were spacious with plenty of storage and very comfortable beds. The shower/wet room was big enough with a lovely light funnel in the ceiling that allowed the daylight to shine through in the morning. Although it was mostly dark this time of year, much better in the summer I'm sure, a nice feature either way. The living room was very comfortable with plenty of seating, a good TV for the evening and books to thumb through. The dining room was nice to sit in and enjoy our Christmas Dinner, Dai and Sue had a tree set up in the corner with a few perfectly proportioned decorations around the bungalow. The back garden was so big and well kept, as it was raining most of our stay we didn't use it as much, but I'm sure it would be lovely in the sunnier months. There was a bird feeder that you could see from the dining room and kitchen that had a variety of birds throughout the day making you admire the scenery. There was plenty of walks from the front door to enjoy, down the gorge to the river or to the castle just a Five minute stroll down a pleasant pathway. You can also see the castle from the back garden which is a very unique back drop. The castle was wonderful to walk around and the views were spectacular even on a cloudy, wet day. The area around the bungalow was so peaceful and the locals were so friendly and welcoming. Cardigan was just down the road, a really lovely place to shop and enjoy the history. This was a perfect base to go exploring, from all the beaches to the towns or the walking routes. I highly recommend Avalon to anyone wanting a relaxing, carefree holiday. A big thank you to Dai and Sue for making our Christmas getaway a very memorable one.

    Reviewed by MarkDec 2021

  • "A lovely bungalow set in beautiful countryside."

    The bungalow has everything you need for a nice holiday.The owners were very helpful.

    Reviewed by GeorginaOct 2021

  • "Lovely bungalow and well situated for our needs."

    The weather was poor during our visit but it didn't matter as there is still plenty to see and do close by and even on the worse day the bungalow is so warm and cosy ,we just took it easy inside. The village has a well stocked shop although Tesco is not far away in Cardigan . A word of caution , don't rely on the sat nav , ours lead us a merry dance , find the shop in the centre of the village and take lane next to it . About 25 metres on the left is a another lane , the bungalow is along there on the right . Thought I would drop that in as it is a lot easier to having directions than reversing out of a footpath in the dark and then driving up some bemused residents drive way , like we did . We would highly recommend the bungalow , enjoy .

    Reviewed by MauriceOct 2021

  • "It's a lovely property, in a quiet, picturesque area."

    There's plenty of room, the amenities are good, and the owners are helpful. All in all, a success

    Reviewed by RogerOct 2021

  • "The accommodations where brilliant bed very comfortable and Dai and Sue went out of way to make sure we had no problems"

    Reviewed by DonSep 2021

  • "All I could say when I walked into the cottage was WOW, it exceded expectations in every way, there was nothing out of place, it was spotlessly clean and we wanted for nothing."

    We will definately be booking again next year

    Reviewed by AlisonSep 2021

  • "Had a great stay at Avalon from 3rd September."

    Dai and Sue the owners were lovely and very helpful in advising us of local amenities and places of interest.The bungalow and gardens were beautiful set in a quiet little village near Cardigan.Would not hesitate to recommend and hope to perhaps revisit sometime next year. Joan and Mick

    Reviewed by MichaelSep 2021

  • "A very comfortable stay in Avalon."

    Hosts were very helpful and bungalow well equipped with lots of lovely touches. A real home from home.

    Reviewed by ChristineAug 2021

  • "We would like to thank Sue and Dai for a wonderful holiday."

    The holiday home far exceeded the description, having a beautiful lovely private garden with views of the castle. The location was a perfect base to explore the north Pembrokeshire coastal region.

    Reviewed by JuneAug 2021

  • "The owners live next door and are lovely and very helpful."

    The cottage is wonderful and the locals made us very welcome at the pub, overall a wonderful stay.

    Reviewed by SarahAug 2021

  • "Wow, what a wonderful holiday."

    Great location, 15 mins to the beach, nice riverside walks closeby, village shop 2mins walk from the house. Beautifully decorated house with spacious living room and dining room. Plenty of garden area. Loved the house and the stay. Our hosts were excellent, couldn't ask for more.

    Reviewed by RuwanthaJul 2021

  • "As soon as we stepped through the door it felt like HOME."

    There was a welcome pack of tea, sugar, coffee, welsh cakes and most unexpected a bottle of wine. We would thoroughly recommend this cottage. The view from the garden was spectactular you could see Cilgarran castle. The people in the village are very welcoming and friendly. Please go to Cilgarran, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

    Reviewed by GrahamJul 2021

  • "Without doubt one of the best holiday lets we have ever stayed in."

    Clean, comfortable and very well equipped . Owners live next door ,greeted us warmly and were on call if needed but otherwise left us to enjoy our stay . Very peaceful locstion along a quiet lane . A welcome tray,toiletries and cleaning materials were all provided ( Thank you Sue and Dai.) The property backs on to a wood yet is near to the Village post office/general store . Overall a very enjoyable stay .

    Reviewed by LucilleJul 2021

  • "Dai and Sue were excellent hosts with all we expected and more in the cottage."

    The resident woodpecker kept us entertained, and Cilgerran is a quiet backwater off the main road with a lot of history - the beautifuk River Teifi and Cilgerran castle are a short walk away. The more adventurous could also walk to the Welsh Wildlife Centre just outside Cilgerran - we took the car ! - all in all plenty to do in this lovely part of the world. The crowds do not flock to the border of Pembrokeshire and Cardiganshire in the same way as south Pembrokeshire, so we felt very comfortable in these CoVid times. The slight disappointment was that there was nowhere to get a meal in the village, but our hosts provided a list of local pubs and restaurants a few minutes drive away. Cilgerran boasts a lovely shop at the corner of the road leading to the cottage, which meant we did not need to travel to get the food we needed. All in all a delightful break, and we would love to return.

    Reviewed by JonathanJun 2021

  • "Lovely stay at Avalon, good location for exploring both on foot and driving."

    Very well equipped property, peaceful & good sized garden.

    Reviewed by LauraMay 2021

  • "Lovely place x"

    Reviewed by MalcolmApr 2021

  • "Extremely clean and well equipped property in lovely quiet location with views over hills."

    Virtually next door to Cilgerran castle and well placed for walks along the river gorge.

    Reviewed by MarkApr 2021

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  • All-ground-floor
  • Two double bedrooms
  • Wet room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair available
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed front garden with patio featuring picnic bench and lawned area
  • Enclosed back garden with lawn
  • Bicycle storage available on request
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 miles; pub 0.2 miles

The property

Ideally positioned within the picture-perfect village of Cilgerran, Avalon is a traditional ground-floor bungalow providing a superb base from which to explore the incredible Pembrokeshire coast and countryside.

Set across the ground floor, this accessible dwelling presents the perfect backdrop for a romantic escape to Wales for one or two couples.

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About the location


Cardigan 4 miles; Fishguard 19 miles; Aberaeron 33 miles.

Cilgerran is a delightful village with three pubs and a village store near to the popular market town of Cardigan. Situated above the Teifi Gorge, there are walks down to the river and the two castles; the National Trust’s Cilgerran Castle and the romantic ruins of the 13th century castle. Within walking distance are The Welsh Wildlife Centre and Teifi March Nature Reserve, providing fabulous trails along the stunning River Teifi and the chance to explore a rich variety of habitats and enjoy relaxing by the river. Nearby is the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Preselli Hills and the stunning coastline of Cardigan Bay.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas