Glamavan

UK Wales Mid Wales Ceredigion Nantgwynfaen Organic Farm

  • Sleeps 5 (max 5 adults, 4 children)
  • Electricity
  • Cooking facilities
  • Beds Provided
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Private Bathroom
  • Pet Friendly
A vintage-styled retro caravan with stunning views across rural Wales, near Cardigan Bay.

  • Spacious glamping in a two-bedroomed retro caravan with all mod cons
  • Lovely views from the Glamavan’s own garden on a 60-acre farm
  • Organic local produce available in the farmhouse breakfasts and on-site shop

The Owner Says

The Glamavan is a very fun retro-chic vintage-style static caravan which sleeps up to five, but is equally a romantic bolthole for couples. Set in its own gardens along a charming chestnut paling fence it has commanding views over the Teifi Valley and organic farm.  It has a double bedroom (135cm/4'6" wide double bed) and a twin bedroom (60cm/2' wide, 165cm/5'6"ft long beds – shorter than average, suitable for children and small adults). There is a sofa bed in the bay window for a fifth person. A fully fitted kitchen fulfills all your culinary needs – a gas cooker with eye level grill, toaster, kettle, microwave and fridge with small ice box. There is a shower and toilet in the bathroom. For entertainment there are games, a TV with DVD player and a Robert's Radio. A BBQ and outdoor furniture is in the private established garden. When it gets chilly there are electric radiators and a heated towel rail. All linen and towels are provided (but please bring your own beach towels). With just the chickens for neighbours, who could ask for more? There is a Wendy House nearby, a washing line and outdoor tap. Breakfast is available in the farmhouse, order the night before and choose from an extensive local organic menu. The farm shop is stocked full of convenient goodies and a loaf of bread can be made for you, with 24 hours notice.

Nantgwynfaen Organic Farm is a working farm set in beautiful West Wales. Here is a place where you can experience peace and tranquillity – unwind surrounded by green fields, with wonderful views. There is birdsong all day and a dark sky at night to observe unpolluted heavens. Just a short drive will take you to the dramatic coast of Cardigan Bay with its magnificent sandy beaches, the coastal path and Bottlenose Dolphins. Drink at local microbreweries, eat wood-fired pizzas, walk to the gin distillery and cheesemaker. The farm itself prides itself on its green credentials and award-winning accommodation. There is a games barn with table tennis and pool table – a refuge from the elements and a cool space when it's sunny. The farm shop is stocked with local organic produce and homemade bread to order. Organic breakfasts are available to all guests in the imposing traditional farmhouse.

Picture yourself gathered around a campfire on a warm summers evening surrounded by ancient ash trees. Look up and watch the swallows, red kites, buzzards and later on the bats and owls. With just the scent of roses and honeysuckle and wood smoke what more could you want? Isn’t it every camper's dream to find such a place, where you can be alone in a secluded glade with only your friends and family? Walk from the doorstep around the lush 60-acre farm, climb Mary’s hill, find the dingly dell, pooh corner and the sound of music trees and help collect the eggs in the morning. 

Features & Facilities

The Glamavan has a toilet and hot shower, is fully furnished and has a well-equipped kitchen. There's a double room, a twin room (with short narrow beds) and in the living area a large window seat is easily big enough to sleep a 5th person. Camping facilities include include free hot water, a shower (from a plumbed in watering can), flushing toilet, washing-up station with free hot water, and free Wi-Fi. For kids, there's a Wendy house and play area along with a games room with table tennis, darts and a pool table, plus many animals of the farm to meet or help Ken collect eggs from the hens. Campfires permitted in the firebowls provided (wood and local charcoal is available for sale locally and in the farm shop).

Activities

It's a short drive to Cardigan Bay, famous for its bottlenose dolphins. The Ceredigion Heritage Coast is home to lovely seaside towns and villages like Llangranog – where you can go dry-slope skiing – and New Quay, a wonderful little fishing village a few miles south from the colourful harbour town of Aberaeron. There's a host of good beaches and an array of great walking routes, while further south the Pembrokeshire Coast Path (08453 457275) takes in the best of the National Park (08453 457275) and its dramatic coastline, as does the longer Wales Coast Path. The National Wool Museum (02920 573070) is a short drive from the campsite, while Newcastle Emlyn is 10 minutes away and boasts the ruins of a 13th century castle, good restaurants, and a country market every Friday. The River Teifi offers trout fishing, walking trails and canoeing in most places.

Food & Drink

There's a farm shop on site specialising in local and organic produce. There is a fully furnished kitchen in the Glamavan, but breakfast can be served from the farmhouse (£15/pp). There's also a BBQ. A couple of miles down the road lies The Daffodil Inn (01559 370343) at Penrhiwllan, a cracking gastropub with stunning views of the Teifi Valley countryside from its dining room.

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Getting There

The postcode is SA44 4SR  Nantgwynfaen is the only address at that postcode.  The farm is 2 miles from Llandysul, at Croeslan, just off the A486 on the Penrhiwllan road. From Croeslan on the A486 take the lane that is sign-posted Penrhiwllan adjacent to the two lay bye bus stops. It is the first farm track on the right (the telephone wires stop at the end of the drive). From Newcastle Emlyn take the Lampeter road out of the town past the health shop. Carry on straight through Llandyfriog and Aberbanc. At Penrhiwllan turn left at The Daffodil Inn, immediately after the shop, signposted Croeslan. Carry on up the lane for 2 miles.  After passing a lane on the right, Nantgwynfaen is the next farm track on the left. If you reach the main A486 road at Croeslan, you have gone too far!

Trains run from London Paddington to Carmarthen and take approx. 4 hrs. From here you can hire a car or get the bus to Henllan. Cyclists welcome, near Sustrans route 82.