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4 Well-Equipped Barn Conversions On Working Farm Near The Coast - Ivy Cottage (Sleeps 4/5.2 Bedrooms)



Updated: 04-Dec-2016
Cottages at Tytanglwyst Farm, Porthcawl, Bridgend, South Wales, UK - Self Catering Cottages Ideally Located For Exploring South Wales Or Visiting Family And Friends

Tytanglwyst Farm Holiday Cottages are located on a working family farm near the South Wales coast. There is easy access to the M4, making Tytanglwyst Farm accessible and yet tucked away in the countryside.

Swallow Cottage is our smallest. The cottages have character with whitewashed walls and exposed beams. All cottages are fully equipped and furnished to a high standard. Wireless Internet connection is freely available. Bed linen and towels are provided. Each cottage has a cosy wood burning fire.

Visitors are welcome to enjoy the experience of visiting a real farm, see the cows being milked and visit our stables.

The cottages can accommodate from 2 to 8 people + sofa beds. Cots, high chairs and stair gates can be provided.

Details for holiday cottage Ivy Cottage (Sleeps 4/5.2 Bedrooms), 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 1 Bathroom

Ivy Cottage is cosy and ideally suited to 2 adults and 3 children.

The living , kitchen, dining area is open plan.

A double bedroom and small twin bedroom can be found on the ground floor.

A steep alternate tread stairs leads to a mezzanine with single bed (low ceiling) which partially overlooks the twin room below - ideal fun for children.

Ivy Cottage is comfortable and well equipped with ample parking and a patio area with tables and chairs outside.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

John & Liz Lougher & Family have farmed at Tyanglwyst, a working dairy farm just 3 miles from the South Wales coast, for many years.

Our four character cottages have been tastefully and carefully converted from stone farm buildings offering a warm welcome to visitors.

Our is a proper working farm and we encourage visitors to experience a real farm, see the cows being milked and help with feeding young calves. We hope that visitors will enjoy a walk through our ancient woodland.

All of our award winning farm milk is processed and bottled on farm. Visitor can enjoy tasting our milk, cream and butter as they relax in our characterful cottages.

See the you tube clip on our web site for more information about us.

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Speaks English, Welsh

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From the Owner

Tytanglwyst Farm is just 3 miles from the beautiful Wales Coastal path and Glamorgan Heritage coast and only an hour's drive away from the Brecon Beacons. There is easy access to the M4 making Tytanglwyst an ideal base for visiting the numerous places of interest in South Wales. Located midway and an easy half hour drive from Cardiff and Swansea with so much to see and do. Yet - Tytanglwyst Farm is tucked away - a haven for relaxation. Visitor can be active with excellent golf courses, pony trekking, walking, cycling, surfing, go karting and various other activities. There is plenty to do! This area also has castles, museums, nature reserves, lovely villages, country parks and pubs, good restaurants and shopping.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Cardiff Wales at 20 Miles Nearest Barpub : North Cornelly at 1 Miles Nearest Ferry : Swansea at 15 Miles Nearest Golf : Pyle and Kenfig at 2 Miles Nearest Train : Bridgend at 6 Miles Nearest Motorway : M4 at 1 Miles Nearest Restaurant : The Grove at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : Porthcawl at 3 Miles Car: recommended


As part of the Wales Coastal Path, The Glamorgan Heritage coastline is a beautiful and varied coast. Our nearest beaches are at the seaside town of Porthcawl just 3- 4 miles away. Here you will find a marina, sandy and rocky beaches. A popular place for surfers.


The farm is located just a few minutes drive from junction 37 of the M4 midway between Cardiff and Swansea. Caridff Wales Airport is about 45 minutes drive.

Bridgend - 6 miles away - has a main line railway station. A car is probably needed but there are also plenty of taxis and buses in the area.


Porthcawl seaside town 3 miles. Mc Arthur Glenn shopping outlet 10 minutes.

Cardiff 30 minutes drive. Swansea 30 minutes drive. Brecon Beacons one hour drive. Several golf courses and country parks within 20-30 minutes drive. The Brecon Beacons one hour drive.

Further Details:

Most major supermarkets are nearby and will do a home delivery ready for your arrival. Our nearest town is Portchawl although the local village has a small supermarket, Pharmacy, petrol station, cash point etc.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
mid season
5 Sep 2016 - 18 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas/New Year
19 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter/Spring 2017
4 Jan 2017 - 1 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Spring/Summer 2017
2 Apr 2017 - 21 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Early summer 2017
22 May 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
High Summer 2017
16 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We require a £100 deposit on booking - payment by card, cheque or bank transfer - the balance being due four weeks prior to the visit.

Changeover Day:
Peak holiday times - Saturday to Saturday. Departure usually 10 am. Arrival after 2pm. However -we can be flexible.

Notes on prices:
Please contact us for a firm price.
Discounts available for bookings of more than one cottage.
Short breaks either mid week or weekends are available out of peak season - a minimum of 2 nights. Please email or phone for details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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From the Owner

A stay at Tytanglwyst Farm can be as active or as relaxing as you wish. Our barns have been sympathetically converted using traditional Welsh materials. Enjoy the cosy wood burning fires and admire the exposed beams, whitewashed walls and flagstone floors. A mix of traditional with all mod cons makes for an enjoyable break at anytime of the year. Our 4 cottages are situated together - ideal for a family or friends get together.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Television


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Ground floor double. - 1 Double Bed
  • Ground floor twin - 2 Single Bed, Smaller room- beds sligly narrower than standard
  • Gallery/Mezzanine - 1 Single Bed, Low ceiling mezzanine partially overlooking twin room below


  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Ivy Cottage is located on our family dairy farm. Ivy cottage has oil central heating as well as a wood burning stove. Ideally it is suited to 2 adults and 3 children as it is quite cosy. The Coach House and Granary are more spacious and have full size cots but we also have travel cots, high chairs and stair gates available. All bed linen and towels are provided. The Coach House has its own laundry facilities. The Granary , Ivy Cottage and Swallow Cottage have a shared laundry room. Outside: All four cottages have their own patio with wooden table and seating. The Coach House and Granary have lawns and inbuilt barbecues. Ivy and Swallow Cottages have mobile barbecues. Ivy and Swallow Cottages are adjoining. There is ample parking and visitors are welcome to explore the andient woodland and enjoy the farm. Plenthy to see and do within a short drive from Tytanglwyst Farm.

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