Under the Thatch Cottages

What is Under the Thatch?

Under the Thatch is a hand-picked selection of gorgeous places to stay in Wales and beyond - We love green, we like authentic... we know that great design is good for your soul.

We don't care about TVs, "star grading", and shaver sockets - we care about fantastic views, well-designed interiors, and remarkable holiday experiences.

We're here not only to sell you a holiday but also to ensure that traditional and derelict buildings find new uses, and that the local economy benefits from our trade.

All accommodation offered by Under the Thatch Cottages

 
Pembrokeshire Farm Cottage
 
One of the UK's top green places to stay, Pembrokeshire Farm Cottage was restored by the BBC's Griff Rhys Jones and offers exemplary accommodation with real character on one of Pembrokeshire's most ruggedly beautiful stretches of coastal scenery.
sleeps 4, 2 rooms: 1 double, 1 twin

from ££367.00 up to:£766.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Converted Barn
 
In a peaceful setting surrounded by organic farmland and birdsong, this converted barn has been luxuriously restored to the highest eco standards featuring a wood burning stove and comfortable retro furniture.
4 bedrooms: 3 doubles and 1 single, sleeps 8

From £420.00 to: £896.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Stone Cottage, Wales
 
Set amidst woodland close to the beautiful coastline of Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion, Stone Cottage is beautifully restored in traditional West Wales style - a sustainable place to get away from it all in total comfort.
Sleeps 4: 1 double, 1 single with second pull-out bed

Prices from £327.00 to: £666.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Carmarthen Cottage
 
Carmarthen Cottage is a fully renovated Welsh village cottage retaining its traditional features and character, in the lovely village of Abercych, home to a woodland sculpture trail and the celebrated Nag's Head tavern and micro-brewery.
3 rooms; 1 double, 1 single, 1 (children's) twin

From £319.00 to: £649.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Middle Stone Cottage
 
Middle Stone Cottage, Llŷn Penninsula, Wales overlooks the River Erce, Castell on an elevated sheltered setting facing south to the coastline of Cardigan Bay. The surrounding garden is bordered by field walls, beyond there is a clear river view.
2 bedrooms sleeping 4

From £409.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Black Mountain Thatched Cottage
 
A Grade II listed cottage (thatch under tin) in the Brecon Beacons National Park, with direct access to the Black Mountain. Great for hill-walking with way-marked walks straight from the doorstep, mountain views and relaxing in the hot tub.
Sleeps 4: Master double and twin room

From: £420.00 to: £896.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Limousin Townhouse
 
A restored French medieval townhouse, dating back to the 15th century, in Bellac. Retaining original features including a staircase over 500 years old, late medieval floor tiles and cut granite fireplace. Home to a traditional full French 'box bed'.
Sleeps 7: twin (ground floor), double, single, twin

£374.00 to: £777.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Cottage
 
A stylish modernist mill conversion with a bronze-clad modernist extension by author/ TV presenter Griff Rhys Jones in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Enjoy seventy acres of farmland and the fabulous sea views.
Sleeps 4: Master double and twin

Prices from £419.00 to: £892.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Pretty cottage in Snowdonia with bright blue sky
 
A fabulously stylish yet traditional cottage in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park acclaimed for its "honest and modern approach to conservation." Mountain views from every window, a garden with a fire pit, chill-out seat and swing.
Sleeps 6: Master double, double & twin bedroom

£279 - £584 short stay, £419 - £814 week. Price based on two guests, 5% for each additional guest

 
 
 
Loft Cottage
 
A cosy, traditional Pembrokeshire 'croglofft' cottage, set snuggly into the hillside in a quiet and peaceful green valley. This has been fully restored, conserving all original features, after being left empty since the 1940s.
One bedroom with a Master Double

From £327.00 to: £666.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Badger Gypsy Caravan
 
A traditional bow-top gypsy wagon with detailed paintings. A truly romantic and fabulous place to stay to feel closer to nature. You have access to an amazing treehouse, where you can feed wild badgers, and great walking and cycling routes.
Sleeps 2 in a Master Bedroom

£288.00 to: £524.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Mountain retreat in Wales
 
A traditional mountain cottage perched high on the flanks of the Aran mountain above Llyn Tegid lake in the Snowdonia National Park. This listed historic building, built in 1725, has been carefully restored and enjoys fine open views and seclusion.
Sleeps 4 in Master double bedroom & twin

From £374.00 7 nights up to: £777.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Penllyn mountain cottage
 
A traditional, sympathetically restored 2 bed cottage with fine open views down to the sea. enjoys a secluded sheltered mountain setting over-looking the magnificent landscape of Snowdonia, the peaks of Mid-Wales and coastline of Cardigan Bay
master double (with extra twin) and one double en suite

From £545.00 (based on two staying) to: £1299.00

 
 
 
1964 American Airstream caravan, New Quay
 
Glamping in privacy in a wildlife haven. This fabulous, refurbished and stylish 1964 American Airstream caravan offers rural accommodation in rural accommodation in its own private meadow in West Wales, near the famous Cardigan Bay coast.
Sleeps 3: one double, additional single.

£288.00 to: £524.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Beulah Cottage
 
This former coach house rated five star by Visit Wales, is nestled in the beautiful rolling hills of Powys. Bwthyn Beulah is a stylish, cosy and with amazing views over the Brecon Beacons. There are outdoor activities and wildlife in the area too.
One Master Double

£319.00 to £649.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
 Caretaker's Cottage
 
Standing in 14 acres of a beautiful Snowdonian country estate, Caretaker's Cottage has been beautifully converted from a coach house and dairy, with stunning artwork from well-known British artists. Nearby are mountain walks, as well as beaches.
Sleeps 4: Master double, double.

From £409.00 for 7 nights up to:£850.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Quay Cottage
 
Simply one of the finest waterfront properties in Wales. A fabulous contemporary conversion on the water's edge at the picturesque old harbour of Fishguard. The harbour is on your doorstep allowing fabulous views of the sea and fishing boats.
Sleeps 8; 2 double, 2 twin

£545.00 to:£1133.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Exterior Thatched Country Manor
 
Luxurious coastal accommodation for up to 12 people. A beautifully maintained thatched manor house with its own 40 acres, set in the very heart of Stoke Abbott, often named as one of Britain's prettiest villages.
Sleeps 12: 3 doubles, 2 twins, 2 singles

From £1199.00 to: £1679.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Beachside Cottage, Pembrokeshire
 
One of the top 20 beach houses in the UK (according to The Times, 2014), this delightfully refurbished cottage has access to a stunning, virtually private, beach. Situated in the Pembrokeshire National Park, this is a truly magical destination.
Sleeps 6: 1 master double, 1 twin

£645.00 to: £1370.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Wartime Cottage
 
Originally built to house the Women's Land Army, every little detail has been thought of in this quirky renovated cottage. Decked out with upcycled vintage furniture, this cottage offers an unusual destination not far from Glastonbury.
2 twins, 1 extra single bed

From £308.00 7 nights up to: £570.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Johnston Cottage
 
This South Pembrokeshire Cottage has been carefully restored from the 19th century and has it own Grade II Listed stone bridge. This charming south-facing stone cottage is set within a ¼ of an acre of grounds and with nearby scenery and wildlife.
Sleeps 4, Master Double (ground floor), Twin

From £410.00 to: £859.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Snowdonia Stone Barn
 
This converted Welsh stone barn is the heart of Snowdonia and the landscape is picturesque. This location provides access to fantastic walking and mountain biking trails or you can just relax and enjoy this secluded environment and natural beauty.
Two, Master Double, Twin

From £419 - £892 per week

 
 
 
Gatehouse Lodge
 
Enjoy the 40 acres of the grounds of Picton Castle after everyone else has gone home by staying in the 'castellated' gatehouse lodge, a cosy and comfortable destination in Pembrokeshire.
1 master double, 1 twin

£409.00 to: £850.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Family Farmhouse
 
Large yet cosy, this beautiful farmhouse is the perfect destination for family gatherings, celebrations or smaller groups of friends. This traditional Welsh longhouse offers spectacular views of Snowdonia in its own private hillside pasture.
3 doubles, 1 twin, 1 double sofabed, 1 single spare bed

£669.00 to: £1369.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Lough Anure Cottage
 
This quaint cottage is situated in the picturesque mountains of Donegal, right next to Lough Anure. Eco-friendly with pretty modern interiors, this is the perfect rural retreat.
One

£636.00 to: £736.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Converted Mill
 
This converted Victorian mill is a beautifully romantic cottage in the upper Wye Valley. Its gorgeous master bedroom and comfortable furnishings make it cosy, yet it is still spacious for two people.
1 master double

£374.00 to: £777.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Carmel Cottage
 
This traditional detached cottage is set in the famous rolling hills of the Towy valley. You can relax by an open fire in one of the most historic cottages. It is in a secluded setting on the edge of the town of Carmen and the cottage is peaceful.
sleeps 6 in three bedrooms: 2 doubles and a twin

£327.00 to: £666.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Pembrokeshire Cowshed and Wagon
 
A delightful cottage conversion of a stone dairy and cowshed by Griff Rhys Jones on his coastal farm in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park with a separate Showman's Waggon in the grounds for the (older) kids available in the summer.
sleeps six, 2 doubles 2 singles

£440.00 to: £944.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Cowshed Conversion
 
Renovated by a pair of designers, this is a contemporary yet comfortable barn conversion in a tranquil location near the West Wales coast.
1 master double, 1 twin

£367.00 to: £766.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Dolau Isaf Barn
 
Dolau Isaf Barn is conversion of a former cowshed, peacefully set in thee Pembrokehire Coast National Park, which enjoys open landscape views. There is a remarkable collection of country furniture and artworks, the barn is bursting with character.
Sleeps 5, Master Double (ground floor), Double and Single

£319.00 to: £649.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Carmathenshire Rustic Cottage
 
A rustic yet stylish cottage surrounded by the green hills and peaceful countryside of Carmarthenshire. The wild coast is within reach, making this an idyllic spot for walkers and cyclists.
Sleeps 4, two doubles

£319.00 to: £649.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Dorstone Cottage
 
At Dorstone Cottage otters can sometimes be glimpsed playing in the river at the front. It is a charming traditional country cottage a stones-throw away from Hay-on-Wye. It is secluded in Golden Valley and looks out onto the Black Mountains.
Sleeps 5 in Master Double, Double and Single

£409.00 to: £850.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Goodwick Cottage
 
This cottage was selected by VisitWales as representing the best self-catering cottages in Wales. Meticulously renovated by BBC's Griff Rhys Jones from derelict, this traditional detached Pembroke cottage is in a peaceful location with great views.
Sleeps 6: Master Double (ground floor), Double and Twin

£514.00 to: £1081.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Carreg Onnen Bay Cottage
 
This cottage enjoys an enviable and peaceful position near the famous lighthouse on Ynys Meicl. This semi-detached Pembrokeshire cottage is only 5 minutes from the coast. Perfect for anyone who loves walking, wildlife and ideal for a family.
Sleeps 8: Master Double, 2 Singles, 1 Double

£367.00 to: £766.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Machynlleth Farmhouse
 
This detached farmhouse is one of the most luxurious and best appointed. There is attention to detail, a sense of style, comfort and luxury. It can accommodate up to 9 people and is located in a wonderfully peaceful location near Snowdonia NP.
Sleeps 9: Master Double, 3 Doubles, Single

£645.00 to: £1370.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Snowdonian Farmhouse
 
Truly the best of both worlds; in the very heart of Snowdonia National Park, this wonderfully traditional stone cottage is perfect for those who don't want to choose between the mountains and the beach.
Sleeps 4: 1 master double, 1 double

£419.00 to: £892.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Pembrokeshire Tin Cottage
 
A compact and cosy renovation of a traditional 1930s Pembrokeshire tin cottage, this unique destination is located right in the heart of the beautiful national park. Perfect for a couple, it is also suitable to stay in year round.
Master double

£308.00 to: £570.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Hay-On-Wye Cottage
 
This beautiful rustic cottage is in an isolated spot, ideal for a relaxed retreat but also within walking distance of the famous literary town of Hay-on-Wye. Situated right on the Welsh border, it offers plenty to see and do.
1 master double, 1 double, 1 twin

£293 - £524 short stay, £488 - £903 week

 
 
 
Pandy Barn
 
The property is a stylish converted barn tucked near the village of Pandy, with views over the Brecon Beacons. This spacious family barn effortlessly sleeps ten people. This place is perfect for walkers as there are a wealth of footpaths.
Sleeps 10, four doubles and a twin room

From £1159.00 to: £2729.00 (based on two staying)

 
 
 
Anglesey Farmhouse
 
A beautiful conversion of a former milking parlour on the lovely Isle of Angelsey. Still retaining plenty of original features, it is just ten minutes from the sandy beach.
Sleeps 6: master double, double, twin

From £410.00 to: £859.00 (based on two staying)