5 Top-Rated Farm Holiday Cottages in Wales
If you want a peaceful break where you can spend some quality time with nature, here are our five picks of the top-rated farm holiday cottages in Wales.
Farm holidays in Wales are the perfect way to spend your time away in the UK. With the current rise of the cottagecore trend, there has been a real focus on returning to cottage living. Like the Victorians before us, people are retreating from the city and heading straight for rural life.
1. Ty’n Cellar Farm, Margam, South Wales
Perfect for a family trip, Ty’n Cellar Farm offers self-catering farm holidays in Wales, all on a working farm that dates back to at least the fifteenth century! One of the available farm holiday cottages known as The Stables, is particularly well-rated online.
This Grade II listed stable conversion has two ensuite bedrooms and sleeps up to eight people. Ideal for large families and groups of cyclists, walkers or golfers, it offers easy access to the nearby Margam Park, Kenfig Nature Reserve and Afan Forest.
2. Rhydgaled Farmstay, Llanon, West Wales
Situated in a self-contained wing of the farmhouse, Rhydgaled Farmstay Bed & Breakfast scores 9.9/10 on booking.com. There is a large bedroom which sleeps up to 4 people, with a private bathroom and lounge area. Guests can also enjoy a continental style breakfast, including homemade jam and marmalade!
Nearby attractions include stunning beaches, steam railways and gorgeous woodland. However, if you want something to do onsite, your hosts will be happy for you to get involved with feeding the animals.
3. Glan Llyn Farm House, Mold, North Wales
Situated in the Clwydian Hills just above the village of Mold, this guest house offers onsite parking and free WiFi. Glan Llyn Farmhouse dates back to the 18th century and still retains original stone walls and wood-burning stoves. However, the Welsh farm holiday cottage onsite boasts mod-cons like underfloor heading and a hot tub!
Another one of the top farm holiday cottages in Wales according to Tripadvisor, this guest house is surrounded by 7 acres of fields and is close to the Clwydian Hills. This designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is perfect for golfing, cycling and horseback riding.
4. The Byre, Llanddewi Skirrid, South Wales
This converted barn located on a working livestock farm is the second South Wales holiday cottage on our list. The Byre in Llanddewi Skirrid is a semi-detached building packed full of rustic charm, with lots of opportunities for hiking, bird watching and cycling nearby. With an open plan living space, double bedroom and ensuite bathroom, this is the perfect farm stay for a quiet romantic retreat.
5. Bryn Howell Stables, Llangollen, North Wales
A sympathetically converted nineteenth-century property with a homely feel, Bryn Howell Stables is the perfect place to take the family if you want to explore the best of the Welsh countryside. This three-bedroom property with a master ensuite and log burner in the lounge, sits just outside the gorgeous town of Llangollen. There you’ll find a multitude of fun attractions for the whole family to enjoy, including a museum of the area and the nearby Castell Dinas Bran ruin.