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Taf Cottage

Llandeilo, South Wales & Pembrokeshire (Ref. 1013844)



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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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38 Customer Reviews

  • "Just returned after the most perfect Christmas stay with family."

    The cottage was immaculately clean and every last thing you can think of was provided. A perfect home from home in a beautiful setting. Muriel was so accommodating and was always on hand for anything you needed. Beds were very comfortable the shower was heaven!! And the hot tub was a beautiful added extra in the peaceful scenic countryside. Absolutely loved our stay and our children were sad to have to leave! Will definitely be returning :o)

    Reviewed by StaceyDec 2021

  • "Peaceful get away."

    You really are in the countryside, feels like middle of nowhere but a 15 min drive down the lanes takes you to a pub. Cottage is on a small farm, no road noise or light pollution. You share a courtyard with a few other rentals but we didn't see anyone else and the whole location is very quiet and relaxing. Lucky enough to have clear night for star gazing from the hot tub. Comfortable cottage and well equipped. Friendly owner who texted us to make sure we were all OK! One downside is the hot tub is on view of farm buildings, which were in use in the day. Would benefit from a screen or little fence. We had a relaxing and peaceful stay. Would recommend and would return.

    Reviewed by ClairDec 2021

  • "From start to finish, a really warm welcome."

    The cottage was cozy, spotlessly clean and all the amenities you could want. The kitchen was fully equipped and everything thought of. The showers were lovely and good pressure etc. the hot tub was well maintained and in an idyllic location. Muriel was a warm and welcoming host and nothing was too much trouble. A proper home from home, even the recommendation of the family pub down the road for Sunday lunch! This was the icing the cake for us for our return journey home. We will be booking again.❤️

    Reviewed by LeanneDec 2021

  • "Everything that one needs for a relaxing holiday, with beautiful surroundings."

    Small drive into Carmarthen which has everything for the family. Beautiful places to visit in surrounding area. Taf Cottage had everything we needed for us, our small child and dogs. The owners were very accommodating, friendly and helpful, Nothing was to much to ask. Would defiantly recommend to anyone who would like to visit wales.

    Reviewed by PortiaNov 2021

  • "We booked Taf cottage for a girly 40th birthday get together, we had easy check in and was made to feel very welcome by Muriel."

    The cottage is so peaceful, its spacious and very clean with everything you need with the added bonus of a private hot tub. There isn't a pub or restaurant within walking distance but we knew this before we booked so didnt bother us to drive ( it's only 5-10 mins) and also only a short drive into Camarthen town. We loved every minute of our stay and will definitely return in the future

    Reviewed by JaneNov 2021

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Taf cottage, the cottage was very clean, had everything you needed and very relaxing, great to get away from everyday life."

    Hot tub was amazing and Muriel the owner was very friendly and helpful, we enjoyed it so much we have already booked again for next year.

    Reviewed by RichardOct 2021

  • "The property owner was fantastic!"

    Greeted us when we arrived, a bottle of wine was left for the adults, and juice and sweets left for the kids. Was such a kind gesture ! She checked on us daily to make sure everything was ok. The property was stunning! We would love to come back at some point, the views were amazing. The beds were also comfy. If you are thinking of booking this place, absolutely do it. We came all the way from Devon & would happily return. Thank you for a fantastic holiday!

    Reviewed by ShanaOct 2021

  • "A great cottage with fabulous hot tub."

    The place was clean and well looked after, Muriel was very welcoming and willing to help. The cottage is quite remote and a great get away! The night sky is wonderfully dark for star gazing.

    Reviewed by AndrewSep 2021

  • "Taf cottage exceeded our expectations, Muriel the host is so nice and nothing is to much trouble."

    The cottage is spacious and has everything you need, lovely private garden with great views and a big hot tub to relax in. A beautiful quiet cottage to getaway from everyday life, will be back again next year

    Reviewed by ShaneSep 2021

  • "Our second time at the cottage, we absolutely love it there!"

    So peaceful and relaxing, Muriel (host) is so lovely and cannot do enough for you. We will definitely be returning for a third visit next year xx

    Reviewed by LynneAug 2021

  • "Great holiday in a little gem of a place,Mrs Howells is a lovely woman and guided us to where to sight see."

    Reviewed by DavidAug 2021

  • "This place is for people who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city."

    A wonderful location blended in with the Welsh nature, a charming cottage with comfortable furnishings giving the possibility of complete relaxation at a high level. We should also mention the charming owners of the property who are graceful and discreet with all help and advice. Of course, we highly recommend this place.

    Reviewed by KrzysztofJun 2021

  • "The cottage is located on a beautiful Welsh rural estate set in unspoilt countryside."

    We found the cottage easily following the directions supplied with the information. We were met by Muriel, who was a wonderful helpful hostess, supplying us with a vast knowledge of the local area. The cottage was clean and very comfortable and equipped with all essentials for our stay. Our son is in a wheelchair and we found the single level living accessible. The bonus of having a hot tub was a real treat. We would highly recommend this location for a holiday, and aim to return.

    Reviewed by Helen YJun 2021

  • "The directions were a bit hard to follow but was able to call owner & she helped us get there"

    Reviewed by WendyJun 2021

  • "Very quiet and secluded."

    Lots of birdlife visiting the grounds and gardens. Dogs well catered for and welcome

    Reviewed by JacqueMay 2021

  • "The owner was very friendly and went out of her way to help us ."

    Reviewed by NicolaApr 2021

  • "We are a family of five with three young boys who enjoyed an incredible weekend in a beautiful area at this fantastic location."

    We received a very warm welcome from our hosts and found the accommodation suited us perfectly, staying in a converted farm building that was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed. We were able to sit outside in the mornings looking out over the countryside, go for walks to see the forest and the river nearby, and in the evenings, stargazing from the warmth of the hot tubs was a real highlight we all enjoyed. I would recommend staying at this location and we will be rebooking to visit at another date, hopefully soon.

    Reviewed by MeirionApr 2021

  • "Great location and very homely feeling!"

    Suck nice people and very relaxed. You feel like nobody else is around you it’s very private.

    Reviewed by LeeApr 2021

  • "Fantastic locations for walking."

    The cottage was ideal for us with the dog. Hot tub was bliss. Would definitely go back. Thanks for a great break.

    Reviewed by DonOct 2020

  • "Great little place away from it all."

    The selling point I thought would be the hot tub, but it was the location being so secluded. Would definitely go back!

    Reviewed by TomOct 2020

  • "Taf Cottage is an ideal spot to explore this part of Wales."

    It is set in a very rural location, down quiet country lanes, but is only a couple of minutes drive from the A40. There is a great deal to see and do in the area and we enjoyed some gloriously sunny days too. The cottage itself is warm and cosy. The heating is easy to control and it has a log-burner as well. It is well equipped and very clean. We found the beds and sofas really comfortable and the private hot tub is lovely. Daisy loved watching the sheep from the safety of the enclosed garden. The owners were on hand to give us a very warm welcome and couldn't have been more friendly, nothing was too much trouble. We would happily return here again.

    Reviewed by JillOct 2020

  • "A really damp smell in the bathroom ,due to ill fitting(leaking) shower screen."

    Somuch so that all of our belongings still have a musty smell to them. Also there were so many mosquitoes indoors ( which might have been caused by the damp) we got bit so many times that by the Tuesday night we’d made our minds up that we would go home.The bad weather coming in was also contributory but not the prime reason as we understand the weather cannot be guaranteed! The towels were starting to smell (despite having taken our own for the hot tub) as we were not given any hand towels. The lane approaching the cottage was very narrow and we were told that not much traffic used it but on lots of occasions we were forced to reverse(vehicles would continue to push at us, forcing us back)We should have been warned of this. In all, we were very disappointed.We paid £463.00 for Friday night -Wednesday morning so not a very good deal!

    It was most disappointing and indeed disheartening to read your negative review regarding your stay at Taf cottage, which incidentally is completely at odds with other guests reviews. We do try and achieve the highest standards and best attention to our guests needs and it is a shame that you did not mention the shower screen issue during your stay as we could have pointed out that it must be closed with the flexible seal facing inwards to prevent seepage onto the bathroom floor. Living in the heart of the quiet countryside it is inevitable that one will encounter local wildlife around the cottages including badgers, foxes, bats, owls, field mice and a few midges at certain times of the year but neither we nor other guests have found them to be an issue. Unfortunately we can not control their movements any more than the prevailing weather nor those odd inconsiderate drivers you apparently encountered on your travels along the country lanes. It is unfortunate that all those things occurred to you during your short stay but honestly it is not a true reflection of the reality of country living particularly during the periods of glorious weather we have had this year. If you had not cut short your stay as you had already planned to do since arriving perhaps those couple of extra fine days following your departure may have changed your view. Property Owner

    Reviewed by SallySep 2020

  • "Fabulous place and Muriel the owner is so lovely."

    Can't recommend this place enough. Had an amazing time there. Will definitely be going back.

    Reviewed by CerysSep 2020

  • "Lovely , quiet peaceful place."

    Reviewed by SarahAug 2020

  • "We stayed here as 3 friends."

    This cottage was very clean, cosey and had all the utensils and facilities we needed. It has a fully functioning jacuzzi and a lovely fireplace. The cottage is located in the heart of the countryside so you get a feeling of relaxation and seclusion however there is a large supermarket nearby where we could purchase groceries. We were able to drive to Brecon Beacons national park and Pembrokeshire Coast (about an hour away each). The owner of the cottage was extremely welcoming, helpful and friendly. We cannot wait to be back here again in future.

    Reviewed by ZainabAug 2020

  • "We stayed at Taf Cottage with 2 small dogs and we must say it was perfect despite the odd rainy day!"

    We made good use of the hot tub which was cleaned every day too. The whole cottage was spotless on arrival and it was very spacious and exactly as it is in the photographs on the Sykes website. Muriel and Ian, the owners, were very friendly and made us feel very welcome. We would highly recommend any of the cottages at Upton Hall, we enjoyed it so much we have booked to return at Christmas!

    Reviewed by LynneAug 2020

  • "We arrived at the cottage and had a lovely greeting from the owner."

    They left a hamper for us thinking of us adults and our children. It was very relaxing. The owners has really thought about what you needed when your on self catering holiday. The kitchen was not lacking on utensils,pots and pans etc which has been an issue on our previous holiday. The owner was very helpful with information on where to go that catered for families and pet friendly It was the most relaxing holiday I've been on for years.

    Reviewed by GAug 2020

  • "Absolutely brilliant cottage and what a lovely welcome."

    Quiet, beautiful and spacious. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by HywelJul 2020

  • "Myself and my three Children had a wonderful stay."

    Muriel was so welcoming and accomodating. The location was beautiful, so peaceful and private. The Cottage itself was clean and warm. My Children loved the hot tub. I would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by SharleenJul 2020

  • "A lovely cottage in a peaceful location."

    Perfect for a group of friends or family. The hot tub really is an added bonus! Would definitely return.

    Reviewed by MayaJul 2020

  • "Had a fantastic week in Taf cottage."

    Was so nice to get away. The pubs were open to eat outside and felt safe and comfortable. Lots of places to explore nearby including Llandeilo and the national trust. The children loved Pembrey county park with the bikes, beach and tobaggons. The hot tub spa was nice and relaxing to go back to at the end of the day and it’s own private back garden. The kitchen has everything apart from a freezer as only a box top freezer which just about fits in 1 box of ice cream. Muriel,who owns the cottage, very friendly and found places to visit and eat for us.

    Reviewed by JaneJul 2020

  • "This cottage was everything we expected."

    We had a lovely welcoming in a stunning part of Wales. Everything we needed in the kitchen, games to play, plenty of wood for the fire and a fabulous Hot Tub to sit in and star gaze. There is very little light pollution so it was brilliant if you like to look for stars. We would definitely return.

    Reviewed by ChristineMar 2020

  • "We loved being out in the countryside and having luxury comforts like the hot tub and fire."

    The owner was very responsive and accomodating to us. We'd like to visit again!

    Reviewed by EdwardNov 2019

  • "Very relaxing stay at Taf Cottsge & would definitely return."

    The cottage had everything we needed with the added bonus of a hot tub. Muriel was a very friendly informative owner and nothing was too much trouble for her.

    Reviewed by SimonNov 2019

  • "Our host Muriel did everything possible to make our stay the best it could be!"

    The cottage was spacious with a woodburning stove that was very easy to light and made the cottage very cosy.We used the hot tub even in the rain,so relaxing,especially with a glass of wine in hand! The cottage is situated between Carmarthen and Llandeilo giving places to explore. We look forward to planning out next visit !

    Reviewed by ValOct 2019

  • "Taf cottage was picturesque and very well catered for."

    Muriel and her husband were very welcoming and informative regarding local places to visit. It was a relaxing weekend for all the family. The hot tub and the wood burning stove are a wonderful addition to the cottage. I highly recommend upton cottages for a peaceful break away.

    Reviewed by AmandaSep 2019

  • "Set in beautiful farmland, this is an extremely tranquil place, perfect for sitting back, popping a cork and relaxing in the hot tub."

    The family who own the cottages are on hand for any issues, but not in your face or overbearing. They were fantastic hosts, friendly and took time to introduce our younger kids to their family and pets. Some wonderful countryside ancient, castles and vast clean beaches for the kids to run around on. Highly recommend a visit. Well done to Muriel and Kenny (and family) for running such a lovely place!

    Reviewed by BarrieAug 2019

  • "Was a beautiful holiday cottage, slept 6 with lots of space."

    the owners were lovely and really welcoming to me and my 6 year old. couldn't recommend enough!

    Reviewed by MeganJul 2019

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The property

Llandeilo 8.9 miles.

Taf Cottage is a lovely stone-front barn conversion in a courtyard of cottages.

It’s a brilliant property for a family gathering or reunion of friends, where you can relax in the Welsh countryside surrounded by marvellous views.

Step into the property and head into the sitting room, the ideal spot to gather in the evenings, with a woodburning stove to keep you warm on those chillier evenings, fit with traditional wooden beams and ample seating for everyone to gather with a hot cup of tea, not forgetting an accompanying Welsh cake.

Just around the corner you can find the kitchen, this open-plan arrangement is the perfect layout for dinner parties; the social hub of the house, fit with all the appliances you could possibly need to create that perfect family-favourite meal.

Head down the corridor where you can find the three bedrooms, with the king-size and twin featuring beautiful stone walls, they add to the traditional character of the property.

Once you’ve unpacked into the bedrooms, put on your swimwear and head outside, where you will be greeted by your own private patio hosting a hot tub; the ideal spot to end a day of exploring the landscapes of Wales.

The local area adds to the tranquillity of the property, a quiet and quaint village on the edge of the largest tributary of the River Tywi in south Wales; Afon Cothi.

Just a short drive away you can find Llandeilo; a brilliant town offering scenic lands and historic sites to explore including the 12th-century castle of Dinefwr, Newton house, a Victorian Gothic house, and the magnificent Aberglasney Gardens; a picturesque town with a lot to explore.

Further afield is the Brecon Beacons National Park, offering an array of activities for the avid explorer such as stargazing, watersports, and underground caves and mines, it’s a bustling tourist area with something for all the family.

Taf Cottage is in a prime location for exploring the south of Wales, surrounded by lots of activity including the Brechfa Forests with it specially designed Mountain Biking trails, walks and scenery for the whole family to enjoy.


  • All-ground-floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x bunk beds
  • Bathroom with shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hobs, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • TV, and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio and hot tub
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome at an extra charge of £20.00 per pet
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4.4 miles, pub 2.3 miles

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About the location


Ammanford 8 miles; Carmarthen 15 miles; Llanelli 18 miles.

Llandeilo in picturesque Carmarthenshire, sits proudly on a hill above the River Tywi, the longest river that flows entirely through Wales. This pretty market town has a lovely selection of unusual gift shops, eating places and pubs, whilst visits to the medieval Dinefwr and Carreg Cennen Castles add to the charm. A short drive away is the scenic Brecon Beacons National Park, and the upland landscapes of the Carmarthenshire Fans and Black Mountains are a walker's delight. The beautiful sandy beaches and cliff walks of the Gower Peninsula, plus the ever popular Pembrokeshire coastline are not too far away. This is the ideal location for family holidays at any time of year.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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