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Cowbridge Cottage, a chocolate box thatched cottage dating from the 17th century, Grade II listed and dinky, yet quirky with room for six to share in delightful 'boutique style' comfort straddling both a beach and city (Cardiff) break.

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Rooms: Sleeps 6: Master Double, Double, Bunk

£493.00 to: £1028.00 (based on two staying)

Meals: Good restaurants and pub food nearby
Open: All year including Christmas.
Address: Gileston, , Vale of Glamorgan,
Tel: 0844 5005 101 (local call rate)

Why we've chosen Cowbridge Cottage:

Cowbridge Cottage is a chocolate box thatched cottage if ever there was one. Dating from the early 17th century with a Grade II listing.  Perfectly formed, dinky, yet quirky but with enough room for six to share in delightful 'boutique style' comfort.  Well placed for a combination of a beach getaway (10 minutes walk) and a city break - Cardiff, with its theatres (including the fabulous Wales Millenium Centre) cinemas and great shopping - all only a short train journey away. Cowbridge, with it's antique shops to browse and top restaurants to wine and dine, is only 5 minutes away by car.

Staying at 'home' is a delight too, the garden is a lovely to sit and while away the time, dine alfresco, read a book - the are also chickens in their own little coop - you can simply help yourself to eggs for your breakfast!

  • There is WIFI, central heating throughout the cottage
  • Kitchen: Galley kitchen includes, fridge freezer, dishwasher, waching machine and microwave
  • Downstairs loo and basin
  • Living room: Two large sofas, flat screen TV with freeview and DVD player. Multi fuel log burner
  • Dining Room: separate dining room with seating for six people with French doors out onto the delightful rear garden and sunken patio.
  • Upstairs:
  • Bedroom 1 : Antique double bed
  • Bedroom 2: Double bed with antique wardrobe
  • Bedroom 3: Single bunks
  • family bathroom : freestanding bath with shower attachement, loo and seperate cubicle with power shower
  • Outside:
  • Lovely garden with table and chairs for afresco dining
  • Chicken coop with laying chickens (help yourself to eggs!)
  • Shed to lock your bikes in if needed.


Top green features of Cowbridge Cottage:

  • Resoration of 17th Century cottage

  • Recycling where possible



Cowbridge Cottage, Cardiff, Wales
Nearest train station: Llantwit Major

Directions from station:
Llantwit Major is a mainline station, then catch the bus to just outside the cottage.

Plan your journey by train

Buy rail tickets online and then collect them at any main station.
Bookings usually open 10-12 weeks before your date of travel.