The Train Carriage

UK Wales Mid Wales Ceredigion The Yurt Farm

  • Sleeps 4 (max 2 adults, 3 children)
  • Cooking facilities
  • Beds Provided

  • Bed Linen Not Included
Superbly crafted and cosy Train Carriage with gorgeous views over the Cambrian Mountains.
  • Devonshire made wood-burning stove and sheep's wool insulation to keep you snug
  • Complimentary welcome basket of eggs and vegetables from the farm
  • Sit around the campfire in this little sun-trap as butterflies and bees enjoy the sedum roof

The Owner Says

The yurt meadow is secluded with four yurts and a cosy train carriage in a hay meadow surrounded by woodland under a very starry sky. Collect eggs from the hens that cluck around the yurts and fry them up for breakfast on your campfire while you listen to the birds singing. Taste delicious organic vegetables and meat from the farm shop.
We'll also provide you with a generous basket of vegetables and eggs from the farm, as well as Welsh woollen sheets, firewood, organic teas and olive oil, salt and pepper, fresh flowers and candles, organic mattresses with fresh organic sheets – if you’d like to hire duvets and pillows please let us know.
Lined with western red cedar our train carriage smells amazing. There is a comfy king sized organic mattress and a woodburner to keep you cosy, it can comfortably sleep 2 adults and 2 children. A small but well equipped kitchen to cook up the eggs and vegetables from your welcome basket (all grown on the farm). Watch out for the blue tits that often nest in the door.
Onsite we have two solar showers provide lots of hot water and on cloudy days we have gas to keep the temperature topped up. Our composting toilets are in a timber-framed hut built using green oak from our farm. They are probably the most beautiful toilets you’ll find! We have a snug cabin with space for everyone. It has a pizza oven, well equipped kitchen, wood-burning stove and a comfy sofa. Here you’ll find games, books, maps, outdoor cooking gear and a charging point.

Features & Facilities

The yurts are exceptionally well equipped with organic futons, bedding, all cooking equipment including gas hob, a basket of farm goodies, a wood-burning stove plus logs and kindling. There’s even tea- and coffeemaking facilities and a first-aid kit. Outside each yurt there’s a BBQ or fire pit and a picnic table. The cabin has a 4-ring gas hob, more cooking equipment, board games and lots of extra bits and bobs such as toasty sandwich-makers to use on the fire. Next door is the compost loo and solar shower. There’s also a sand-pit, swing, a woodshed yurt for extra firewood and an ‘honesty’ farm shop with meat, veg and jam for sale.

Activities

One of the highlights of the area is watching the famous dolphins of Cardigan Bay. You can get a boat from nearby Newquay. Details of a whole raft of days out can be found in the cabin, including Oakwood Theme Park (01834 891376) which is around an hour's drive away. Dolaucothi Gold Mines (01558 825146) where you can try your hand at panning for gold; useful if you’re planning an extravagant meal at the Harbourmaster Hotel.

Food & Drink

Just over 3 miles away is the traditional Rhos Yr Hafod Inn (01974 272644) at Cross Inn with the tiny windows, thick walls, crackling fires and decorated oak beams that all old pubs should have. Foodies will want to head a bit further to Aberaeron harbour and the delightful Harbourmaster Hotel (01545 570 755). For an open fire, great ale and food go to Y Talbot (01974 298208) in Tregaron.

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Getting There

The site is about 10 miles east of Aberaeron on the A487 and then the B4577 near Penuwch. Full directions are supplied on booking.

Pick-ups can be organised if arriving by train or bus at Aberystwyth, Aberaeron, Lampeter or Tregaron.