How many do the cottages sleep?
All our holiday cottages sleep 4 people. Each cottage has one
double bedroom and one twin bedroom. The maximum that we can accommodate
is 16 people in four cottages.
Do you take pets?
We accept pets in Bwthyn Y Saer and Ty Cerbyd but NOT
in Hafod Y Wennol or Y Stabl. There is a surcharge of £3
per pet per night to cover cleaning costs. Pets are not allowed
in the bedrooms or on the furniture. More on our pet
friendly holiday cottages.
Are there any extra charges?
There are no extra charges for your holiday. The price
you pay includes heating, electricity, towels and linen.
Do you have a brochure?
Yes we do. To request a brochure simply call us on 01792
864611 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
What time can we arrive/depart?
Keys may be collected from the main farmhouse at any
time after 2.30 pm on the day of arrival unless notified to the
contrary by the property owner. They must be returned to the main
farmhouse before 10.30 am on the day of departure. The holiday
cottages will be available by 2.30 pm on the day of arrival. You
are requested to vacate the property by 10.00 am on the day of
What is provided for children/babies?
Cots (supplied with mattresses but without blankets)
and high chairs are available on request and are provided free
of charge. There are also swings and slides for children to play
with on the lawn areas.
Do the cottages have broadband internet?
Yes, all our cottages have unlimited wireless broadband internet
available free of charge. So if you bring a wi-fi enabled laptop,
you should have no problems surfing the net! There is more information
on our broadband holiday cottages
How do we book?
The easiest way to book is at our online booking centre www.walescottages.com. We accept credit cards and all major forms of payment. Alternatively you can book over the telephone on 01792 864611.
What is your cancellation policy?
If you cancel your holiday more than 6 weeks before it is due to start, we will retain your deposit, but will return any remaining balance paid.
If you cancel your holiday less than 6 weeks before it is due to start, we will retain all monies paid to us. We therefore recommend that you take out cancellation insurance.
In the event of your cancelling your booking we will make every effort to re-let the property in which case all monies will be returned to you less an administration fee of £20.
Please note that any monies retained by us as a result of a cancellation can be put towards another holiday at our cottages.
Any cancellations must be made in writing and should be sent by recorded delivery or by email. The date from which the cancellation applies will be the date on which the cancellation notice is received by us.
Can I join your mailing list?
Yes. We occasionaly send out information of special offers,
late availability and other intersting news by email and by post.
To join our email list please link to our newsletter
subscription page. To join our postal mailing list, please
forward your address to email@example.com
or call us on 01792 864611.
What is the weather like?
For a guide to the weather in Wales, descriptions of the
typical weather at the farm and forecasts for the holiday cottages
please link to our Weather
Do you have an environmental policy?
Yes, we do. Here it is - Swansea
Valley Holiday Cottages Environmental Policy.
What is there to do?
You will be spoilt for choice. There is something for
everyone from city, sea, mountains, castles, museums etc. We have
a very easy to use comprehensive information folder in each cottage
which has many suggested itineraries of what to do during your
stay. For more information please look at our South
Wales Travel Guide. Guests are also free to enjoy the countryside
that surrounds the holiday cottages.
How far are the holiday cottages from the beach?
Our holiday cottages are situated around 7 miles from
the coast as the crow flies and views of Swansea Bay may be obtianed
from the fields behind the cottages. The nearest sandy beach is
at Aberavon which is a 15 minute car journey. Swansea Bay is 20
minutes away and the Gower Peninsula with its host of world famous
sandy beaches is also easily accessible by car. The nearest Gower
beaches such as Caswell and Langland are about 25/30 minutes away
and the furthest point, Worms Head is a 45/50 minute drive. The
cottages are also in a great location for day trips to other stretches
of coastline such as Pembrokeshire Coast National Park to the
west (Tenby is less than an hour away) and the amazing rock formations
that make the Glamorgan Heritage Coast are about 45 minutes to
Where can we eat out?
Please link to our Eating
Out Guide and our Good Local
Pubs Guide. There is also comprehensive information in the
Where is the closest pub?
The closest pub is in the local village of Rhos, a 15
minute walk from your cottage (about a mile away). There are also
a number of pubs in the town of Pontardawe which is a 20 minute
What is there for children to do?
Not only will the children love the space and freedom
they will have exploring the countryside
around the cottage but there are many great attractions in
the area that are ideally suited to families with young chidren.
For more information please link to our Region
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