Spacious 5 star holiday cottage with games room in Mid Wales. Rhyd y Gorlan holiday cottage is surrounded by countryside tranquility and invites you to put your feet up in style. Recharge, enjoy a game of pool, experience scenic walks from the doorstep, mountain biking and a range of local attractions. Traditional village pub within walking distance.
Rhyd y Gorlan 5 star holiday cottage is converted from an 18th century stone barn and retains many original features. The ground floor is tiled in slate and has a beautiful, fully equipped oak kitchen including dishwasher, fridge and freezer, oven, microwave and cafetière. Spacious dining area with a large table and 7 comfortable chairs.
The next room is a luxurious lounge with two large leather sofas and chairs, Sky TV (freeview), DVD player and a selection of DVDs. Large French doors and windows overlook a terrace area, surrounded by tranquil countryside.
Separate games room with a full sized pool table, Sky TV (freeview) and DVD player.
Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also a large storage room (includes WC and wash basin) to store bikes, outdoor equipment and clothing.
This 5 star holiday cottage has 3 spacious bedrooms:
Bedroom 1 is a large family bedroom with a super-king and single bed and a stylish chaise longue. The beds can also be arranged as 3 single beds on request.
Bedroom 2 is also very spacious and contains a double bed, antique style furniture and two windows to make the most of the beautiful views.
Bedroom 3 is the master bedroom. Beautiful and cosy with an en-suite shower room, inviting double bed and a feature stone wall.
Large, stylish family bathroom with shower over bath, wash basin, toilet and a heated towel rail.
There is garden furniture outside the French windows, overlooking the tranquil landscape. Here you can relax to the sound of a little stream passing by below, enchanted by the chatter of birds harmonizing all day long.
A brand new play area for children in front of the patio. Parents can relax in the lounge or on the patio and still keep an eye on the children while they play.
Large lawn area with a picnic table behind the cottage - a great place to relax and enjoy the views.
- Welcome pack on arrival includes tea, coffee, sugar, milk, home-made cakes and biscuits.
- Bed linen and towels provided.
- Iron & ironing board available.
- Electricity & oil central heating included.
- This property has a £150 good housekeeping refundable bond, which is payable to Best of Wales along with the balance of your holiday. Alternatively, you can waiver this bond by paying a non-refundable fee of £5 per person instead.
- High chair, travel cot and stair gate available on request. Please bring your own bed linen for the cot.
- Wi-fi available.
- If you wish, we can also book a table in advance for you at one of the recommended local restaurants. Let us know when and what kind of food and setting you require and we will do the rest.
- The following items are also provided at the cottage for your stay… Kitchen: salt and pepper, kitchen roll, washing up liquid/dishwasher tabs, new dishcloths and scourers, tin foil and cling film. Bathroom: liquid hand soap and 2 toilet rolls per toilet. General cleaning products: bleach, shower cleaner, anti bacterial spray etc.
- Asda delivers to the cottage and there's also plenty of shops in the nearby town of Machynlleth, including an award winning butcher, if you wish to shop locally
- No smoking inside and no pets.
- Detached Recording Studio on site with discounted rates available for Rhyd y Gorlan guests - further details available on request
- This luxury cottage with games room also accepts short breaks at certain times of the year. Find more information under 'Prices'.
At a Glance
- Saturday changeover
- Sleeps 7
- 3 Bedrooms
- 3 Bath/shower rooms
- No pets allowed
- WiFi available
- Towels provided
- Travel cot available
- Equipped with a highchair
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a freezer
- Equipped with a washing machine
- No smoking
- Private parking
- Nearest shop: 3 miles away
- Coast: 18 miles away
- Nearest pub: 1.5 miles away
This semi-detached 5 star holiday cottage is located 1 mile above Cemaes village which has its own traditional pub. 7 miles from Machynlleth (the Ancient Capital of Wales) it offers a great base to explore Mid Wales, southern Snowdonia and Cardigan Bay. Nearest shop and post offices is 2 miles away, nearest garage 5 miles and many highly recommended restaurants nearby.
Set on a working sheep farm and surrounded by nature, you can enjoy far-reaching views across Dyfi Valley to Cadair Idris from Rhyd y Gorlan farm holiday cottage. Enjoy scenic walks from the doorstep, a range of golf courses and cycle paths including the world renowned mountain biking centre in Coed y Brenin near Dolgellau.
Near the golden sandy beaches of Aberdyfi and Ynys Las, the glorious sights of the Snowdonia Mountains as well as many local attractions such as Centre for Alternative Technology, Historical Castles, Ynys Hir Nature Reserve, King Arthur’s Labyrinth and Corris Craft Centre.
Glyndwr's Way is a long distance footpath in Mid Wales that was granted National Trail status in the year 2000. Maps and guides can be obtained at the Tourist Information Centre in Machynlleth. 0 miles (can be joined from the doorstep).
Dyfi Valley Way follows the River Dyfi from the estuary in Aberdyfi to the source at the summit of Aran Fawddwy and back down along the south side of the river via Machynlleth and down to Borth. Maps and guides can be obtained at the Tourist Information Centre in Machynlleth. Join path 1 mile from cottage.
The Mawddach Trail - Suitable for all ages – walkers, cyclists and wheelchair users. 16 miles
Precipice Walk – Dolgellau - suitable for all ages. 18 miles from cottage
Cadair Idris (Snowdonia mountain) – 3 main routes starting from Dolgellau (16 miles), Minffordd (16 miles) and Abergynolwyn (20 miles).
Dyfi Mountain Biking – All routes start from Machynlleth. 7 miles
The Mawddach Trail – As mentioned above
Coed-y-Brenin Mountain Biking Centre – Suitable routes for all ages - bike hire available on site. 22 miles
Lake Vyrnwy – 12 mile circuit around the scenic Lake Vyrnwy. Suitable for the whole family. 23 miles
River Dyfi offers excellent fishing and is famous for its brown trout, salmon and sea trout. The river flows 0.5 miles away and licence can be purchased at the local post office, 2 miles.
Machynlleth Golf Club – 9 hole golf course. 7 miles
Aberdyfi Golf Club - 18 hole golf course. 18 miles
Aberdyfi – Long sandy beach on the northern side of the Dyfi Estuary. Lovely seaside resort with plenty of cafes, shops and restaurants. 18 miles
Ynyslas – Lovely beach on the southern side of the Dyfi Estuary, backed by Sand Dunes. Cafe and parking on the beach. 20 miles
Watersports in Aberdyfi includes sailing, sail boarding, rowing, canoeing, fishing and boat trips. 18 miles
Clywedog Sailing Club - 6 mile lake, open to all types of non powered watercraft from canoes and sailboards to dinghies, cruisers and keelboats. 17 miles
Lake Vyrnwy – Canoeing, kayaking, sailing and windsurfing - suitable for the whole family. 23 miles.
Bwlchgwyn Farm Pony Trekking Centre - suitable for anyone over 4yrs. 24 miles
Second time back and we enjoyed it just as much as the first time ,will definitely be going back a 3rd Ms Diane Bird - 14th August 2018
Best cottage we have stayed in, had everything we needed and in such a wonderful location. Wonderful hosts! Thank you.Jason from Manchester - 26th February 2018
Beautiful property in a rural setting, peace and tranquility. Amazing family weekend away in an amazing property. The owners were friendly and welcomed us into their home with a beautiful welcome hamper. Can't wait to return :)Melanie from Tonypandy - 14th December 2017
Amazing place, we went here as a surprise for my husbands 70th birthday, we all loved it. We will be going back. We would recommend this house, it was very homely and the owners are lovely people.Pauline from Worcestershire - 6th December 2017
A beautiful house in stunning location.
Recommendations: Harlech Castle, Snowdonia National Park for walking, waterfalls and streams.Family from Goring-by-sea - 29th August 2017
A comfortable, home from home in a beautiful setting.
We enjoyed visiting Aberdyfi, cycle/walk around Lake Vrynwy, climb Snowdon. Eat at The Wildfowler, Riverside and Brigand's InnSteph and Family - 21st August 2017
Home away from home with wonderful outside play area for the younger children, just perfect.Greg from Milton Keynes - 12th April 2017
Very easy to find using the directions provided. We received a very warm welcome by the owner, the fresh scones and local goodies welcome pack was a nice touch and much appreciated! The bedrooms are of decent proportions. It suited our needs perfectly.
We dined at the Brigands Inn which is very good. We visited CAT, Portmeirion, King Arthur's Labyrinth and hiked up Cader Idris, all were on the doorstep and easy to reach.Family from North Yorkshire - 31st October 2016
Very friendly welcome, enjoyed large cottage and views, beautiful part of Wales, our first visit to mid Wales, fantastic. Bike ride to Barmouth really beautiful, so many good walks locally found from the info in cottage.Douglas from Brighton, Sussex - 29th September 2016
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