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Red Kite Cottage (Bwthyn Barcud Coch)

  • Visit Wales 4 Star Self-catering
  • Visit Britain Good to go
  • Visit Wales Cyclists Welcome
  • Visit Wales Walkers Welcome

Self-catering with 1 unit £500-£930 pupw sleeps 6

Red Kite Cottage - Aberystwyth

Red Kite Cottage - Aberystwyth

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Nant yr Arian Farm,
SY23 3AA


Red Kite Cottage is a stone property providing 2 twin and 1 superking bedroom which has an ensuite plus a family shower room. All towels and linen are supplied and the cottage is comprehensively fitted with crockery, glass and cutlery to ensure an easy catering time. The cottage has its own enclosed garden and provides a private outdoor area to enjoy the beautiful valley views. There is easy access to the surrounding area and the sea is 8 miles away.


The cottage has an enclosed garden and you can walk directly from the cottage safely with your dog on forest tracks.


Enclosed garden / Fenced area to walk dog
Dogs allowed inside the property


The Hot Tub and privacy of the cottage is ideal for a relaxing break for couples . There is also a log burner for cosy winter nights in.


Provide 'extras' upon request e.g. champagne, chocolates, flowers etc.
Hot Tub
King Sized Bed


Being situated in the Melindwr Valley close to Nant yr Arian visitor centre we have many Red Kites as well as large variety of other birds who visit the feeders in the garden .These feathered visitors can be easily watched from the cottage.Foxes can also be seen at times walking through the fields.


Bird Watching / Wildlife Watching
Wildlife / Nature Reference Books
Nature Walks Onsite / Nearby
Ponds / Conservation Area Onsite / Nearby
Bird Tables/ Hanging Feeders/ Nest Boxes Onsite


Uninterrupted views of the Melindwr Valley can be enjoyed from either inside the cottage with the log burner providing a cosy feel . Alternatively you can sit round the fire pit and enjoy the lovely fresh air and experience the sight of the milky way.

Outdoor Fires Permitted / Chiminea
Wood Burning Stove / Open Fire
Remote / Rural Location
Detached Property
Uninterrupted Views
Scenic Walking Route / Cycle Routes Onsite / Nearby

Children welcomeRadioTelevisionIroning facilitiesPrivate parkingGardenBuilding of historical interestCentral heatingLaundry facilitiesFreezerMicrowave cookerDishwasherLinen providedFishingGolf available (onsite or nearby)Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedDogs/pets accepted by arrangementWiFi or internet accessDVD playerCD playerHigh chairs availableReal log/coal firesStaff fluent in French

Hot Tub Fire Pit Children welcome from any age.



Plan route to Red Kite Cottage (Bwthyn Barcud Coch) using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SN 714813  Lat: 52.41529 Long: -3.89117

The property is accessed directly from the A44 through a forestry commission gate. From Ponterwyd it is accessed after passing Nant Yr Arian visitor centre and the large lay by on the right, the driveway is approx 20 meters past the layby on the right.
From Aberystwyth after passing through Cwmbrwyno the gateway is approx 200 meters on the left past the layby before the falling rocks sign


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • FreezerFreezer
  • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Linen providedLinen provided
  • FishingFishing
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • CD playerCD player
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires
  • Staff fluent in FrenchStaff fluent in French

Hot Tub Fire Pit Children welcome from any age.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • Parking for Single unit properties:
    • YesParking space provided
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Parking for Multiple unit properties:
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesSteps and no ramp


  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesToilet and bathroom
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

Bed/ Bathrooms

  • YesBedrooms available with non-allergic bedding (ie non-feather pillows)
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
  • YesSeparate shower unit with fixed shower seat or shower chair available


  • YesSteps to the main entrance:
    • 2
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesSeating available in kitchen