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Family Whitsun escape to Wales

15th May 2014 Print
Banceithin Farm

Rare Hideaways still has some availability for families looking to escape during the Whitsun half term break at the end of May.

Banceithan Farm at Tregaran in mid Wales takes pride in how difficult it is to find because once you are there, peace and quiet is guaranteed! The cottage is located on a 10 acre small-holding which has won a Green Tourism Gold Award. The larger of the two cottages, Cwt Mochyn, is beautifully decorated and sleeps six people in three bedrooms. There is use of a games room and storage for fishing gear and bicycles. A four-night break from Wednesday 28 May costs from £423 (around £70 pp when fully occupied).

Luxury Lodges Wales is a complex of Scandinavian-style wooden lodges at Llanidloes in the heart of mid Wales. The lodges – which have three bedrooms, hot tub and sauna – are set on an 80-acre estate overlooking the Trannon Valley. The Cambrian Mountains with its famous red kite population and Cardigan Bay are both within easy reach and a week’s stay from 24 May costs from £895 (around £150 pp when fully occupied).

The Stables is one a group of cottages at Troedyrhiw near Cardigan Bay in west Wales. The three-bedroomed property has French doors on the ground floor which open on to a large area of decking to the rear of the cottage which overlooks the fields, a stream and woods. Located on a 13 acre small holding, there are Shetland ponies, pigs, ducks and chickens for animal-loving children to meet! A week’s stay from 24 May costs £1085 (£180 pp when six share).

Scolton Country Cottages at the curiously named village of Bethlehem, in south- west Wales near the Pembrokeshire coast sleep from two to seven people and there are a number of properties available at half term. Surrounding a large, traditional courtyard, the cottages have been beautifully converted from old farm buildings. Bright, modern and comfortable, they come with tasteful furnishings and original features. A week’s rental costs from £620 - £941 and short breaks are also available on request.

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Banceithin Farm