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Self catering holiday cottages in South Wales

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Self-catering holiday cottages in South Wales offer a base to explore the gorgeous surrounding reason for families, groups of friends or couples. For a seaside break, you'll do no better than the sublime 5 mile strand of Swansea Bay, where surfing is popular. Swansea, fringed by golden sands, with most shops, museums and restaurants only ten minutes from the beach makes a perfect location for couples wanting a weekend break. Luxury new apartments or an older house in the lively city gives you the best of both worlds in this city-by-the-sea.


The Coach House, Porthcawl, Bridgend, South Wales

Bedrooms: 4 (2 double + 2 twin + sofa bed). Short breaks.

Bedrooms: 4. Sleeps: 8.
Bedrooms: 4 (2 double + 2 twin + sofa bed). Short breaks.

This lovely barn conversion at Tytanglwyst Farm is an ideal base from which to explore South Wales. The Coach House is one of 4 cottages located on a working dairy farm situated in an elevated position with a view of the Margam mountains, just 10 minutes drive from beaches of South Wales. While this rural retreat is the perfect place to get away from it all, it is well-placed for exploring the abundance of attractions that the area has to offer. The seaside town of Porthcawl is nearby, with picturesque harbour, promenade and lovely sandy beaches - ideal for watersports, surfing and fishing. The beautiful Vale of Glamorgan, the Glamorgan Heritage Coast, Mumbles and the Gower Peninsula are easily explored from the Coach House. One of the bedrooms is accessible for the less mobile.
Rent from £520 per week.



Gower Edge, Duvant, Swansea, South Wales

Bedrooms: 4 (1 king size and 3 twin) . Close to Swansea.

Bedrooms: 4. Sleeps: 8.
Bedrooms: 4 (1 king size and 3 twin) . Close to Swansea.
Dogs welcome

This detached self catering property offers you a home from home on the edge of the beautiful Gower Peninsula in South West Wales, the first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the UK. The Gower Peninsula offers spectacular beaches and lovely countryside, where you can be as active or inactive as you desire! Dunvant lies on the outskirts of Swansea, and the inner border of the Gower, and so offers the best of both worlds in terms of access to amenities, and choice of attractions to visit, including Oxwich Castle, Penrice Castle and Oxwich Burrows National Nature Reserve.
Rent from £472 per week.



Crossways Manor Apartments, Crossways Manor, Cowbridge, Cardiff, South Wales

2 family rooms - double, 1 twin, 1 double sofabed. Short breaks. Well behaved pets welcome.

Bedrooms: 3. Sleeps: 8.
2 family rooms - double, 1 twin, 1 double sofabed. Short breaks. Well behaved pets welcome.
Dogs welcome

For an idyllic holiday in a historic manor house this elegant self-catering apartment is perfect! Situated in the rural Vale of Glamorgan, just a few miles west of the vibrant capital city of Cardiff, it is a great location for a holiday. To the south, the historic property borders the impressive Heritage Coast, with its many bays and coves. The wonderful National Park of the Brecon Beacons, lies to the north. The Vale of Glamorgan has many small villages and the wonderful Roman market town of Cowbridge at its heart. This part of Wales has something for everyone - golf, castles, walking, shopping, dining, horse riding, gardens - and the most beautiful beaches and countryside.
Rent from £495 per week.



Blackheath Cottage, Reynoldston, The Gower, South Wales

Bedrooms: 2 (2 double). Short breaks. Sorry no pets.

Bedrooms: 2. Sleeps: 4.
Bedrooms: 2 (2 double). Short breaks. Sorry no pets.

This is a lovely self-catering cottage sleeping 4-5, right in the heart of Gower in South Wales. The cottage is perfect for a walking holiday, located on a quiet lane overlooking a mountain stream and field in the village of Reynoldston. As well as walking and birdwatching, there are dozens of activities near the cottage - photography tours, boat trips and some of the best sea fishing in Wales. Surfing, golf (5 courses near by), swimming, mountain biking, canoeing, horseriding and snorkling are also on your doorstep. The city of Swansea where there is a fantastic choice of restaurants, cinema and theatre, is only 20 minutes away from this fantastic 4 star holiday cottage in a peaceful location in the Gower Peninsula, South Wales.
Rent from £300 per week.



For a family seaside holiday, the enchanting village of Mumbles is a Victorian resort that holds the charms of a bygone era. There are coastguard cottages with seaviews near the impressive Pier, famous medieval fortress and renowned Italian ice cream parlours. Around the coast on the Gower Peninsula there are South Wales holiday cottages with luxury king size beds for couples looking for a romantic weekend away in an area of more than 50 uncrowded beaches and small inlets.

Inland, groups of 12-15 people might find a barn conversion or a castle to rent in the unspoilt Vale of Neath which has the most stunning waterfalls in Wales. For a cycling holiday, some of the best mountain bike trails in Wales are in Afan Forest Park. This area has many converted farmhouses with character features, Aga ovens, and large dining tables which are perfect for holidays for larger families and groups on walking holidays. Cycle trails cover around 200 miles of what were mining areas - at Parc Bryn Bach near Tredegar a former colliery offers a thrilling selection of Mountain biking, kayaking, archery, climbing, quad biking, BMXing, golfing and gorge walking. There are plenty of large farmhouses and stunning barn conversions for groups of 8 or more in and around the park. Pretty villages with picturesque thatched cottages and real log fires are available in the Vale of Glamorgan. The Glamorgan Heritage Coast has ancient cliffs and great sandy beaches (Barry Island and Porthcawl have some of the best). There are plenty of self-catering holidays in South Wales within walking distance from the sea so children can make the most of the long sandy beaches. Cardiff is a fantastic city, with its rich culture, inventive architecture and 149 pubs and bars and 73 restaurants, many dotted along its sparkling waterfront.

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