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Cormorant Cottage

Holiday home in St Dogmaels

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About Cormorant Cottage

Cormorant Cottage is a delightful, end of terrace cottage, one of three attached to Glanteifi House on the outskirts of St Dogmaels, set on the banks of the River Teifi and offering the most wonderful views over this beautiful waterway, towards the mouth of the estuary and Poppit Sands.

There is a front terrace where you can sit and soak up the views on a summer’s evening or dine alfresco, the bird and wildlife is sure to delight; you are welcome to wander the 3 acres of shared grounds which reach down to the banks of the river and also to use the tennis court. The useful glazed porch leads to a spacious hallway and the double bedroom on the ground floor allows you to enjoy the water views as you awake.

The lounge/diner and fitted kitchen are located on the first floor, the dual-aspect and large windows really maximise the view along the river to the glorious Poppit Sands beach and out to Cardigan Bay. Comfortably furnished throughout, it makes a delightful retreat for a couple. St Dogmaels with its abbey ruins, shops, farmers market and several good pubs serving food is within walking distance as is the beautiful, long, sandy beach at Poppit Sands. Here you can join the start of the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path and explore this stunning coastline. From the top of Cemaes Head, the highest cliffs along the path, the views are breathtaking and you can see seals and their pups below in autumn.

The bustling market town of Cardigan has a good range of independent shops, pubs and restaurants and is only a 5 minute drive away. A boat trip round Cardigan Bay to see the resident bottlenosed dolphins, porpoises and grey seals should not be missed as it is designated a Heritage Coast rich in birds and many marine species,

St Dogmaels Market is held every Tuesday 9am to 1pm for your chance to buy fresh, local produce - www.stdogmaelsabbey.org.uk 

Cormorant is the perfect base from which to explore this beautiful area.

Care needed as some steep steps, unfenced drops and unfenced water in the grounds.

Shares the same location as 13206 Glanteifi and is available to book together with a 10% discount - please call 01437 767600 for prices and availability.


Within a mile of the sea/water Sea/water views Has Parking No Smoking Bath Overhead Shower Full Central Heating Internet Access Towels Provided Washing Machine Dishwasher Freezer DVD Romantic Breaks Shop Pub Access to Coastal Path

Layout & Facilities

Ground Floor: Glazed porch, hall, double room, utility room/whb/wc.

First Floor: Open plan lounge/diner, kitchen, bathroom/overhead shower/whb/wc.

Parking: 1 space in communal car park.

Facilities: Electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge, table top freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV, DVD player, iPod dock, WiFi, towels, patio furniture

Pets: 2 - £15 per pet per week/short break

Pet Notes: Two.

Fuel Charges

Heating: Oil central heating.

Fuel Charges: Electricity & Oil: FREE.

Access Statement

This Access Statement has been prepared by the owner for your information; it is the most recent version that we have received. This statement has been prepared as objectively as possible, however with such a wide remit oversights may be made.

Please ensure all crucial requirements for a safe and enjoyable holiday are present so if you have any queries whatsoever, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01437 767600.

The property is approached via an A-road, then approximately 2 miles along narrow country lanes. House is accessed via a steep driveway down leading to a parking area with a labelled parking bay for Cormorant guests. This is on a level asphalted surface with the allocated bay only a few metres from the front door. Front door reached over one step of brick height. Shared garden extends over 3 acres, including a tennis court, orchard and fish pond, sloping down towards the Teifi estuary. It is accessed from the parking area via a sloped grassy track and then over lawn, gravelled paths, steps and inclines. Metal hand rails are fitted by both main sets of steps within the garden. The top gardens are mainly flower beds with the lower levels laid to lawn. There is direct, gated access to the estuary via a now disused, grassed over slipway or via steep slate steps. Care needed as there are some steep steps, unfenced drops and unfenced water in the grounds. There is a level gravelled area with outdoor seating accessed via the front door which is raised slightly (one brick high) from the parking area. Ground floor facilities include whb/wc, washing machine in utility room and double bedroom. First floor facilities include lounge, dining area, kitchen and main bathroom/overhead shower/whb/wc. Kitchen has regular work top and a low level oven. Spacious lounge/diner with windows looking over the estuary and out to Poppit Sands, equipped with TV and other audio equipment. External lighting system to main entrance of property is activated by a motion sensor. Guide dogs welcome. Public transport (local bus service) approximately 700 metres to bus stop.

Julie and Pete

Wow an amazing cottage with fabulous views-we spent so much time just watching the world and birds go by .Thank you for the wine-so kind and appreciated. We loved everything about the cottage, Poppit Sands,St Dogmaels market (tues). Mwnt (saw dolphins)boat trip, Navigation Inn -food and views,and we played tennis! Access to open space just below for the dogs was amazing. Thank you so much we would love to return

Sue an Alan

Enjoyed our stay. Lovely cottage with amazing ever changing views-thank you for the wine.Found many walking paths, Coastal Path from Mwnt to Aberporth was a good day.We have been blessed with good walking weather hope to return

Pat and Ken

This is our second stay in this fab cottage, We love everything about it. Weather great so we really enjoyed the wonderful garden, We feel quite sad to be leaving tomorrow.Met up with family and had a great meal in the netpool inn. Cottage clean and welcoming Thank you

Mike and Wendy

Our week has flown by, despite the weather, A very welcoming holiday cottage is perfect, view is fabulous. Sad to be leaving

Di and Len

Beautiful location, peaceful and quiet. just what we wanted . During the 2 weeks here we hardly used the car. Lovely walks locally, a great place for some R and R . Very friendly locals!. Spent a lot of time just gazing at the view!

Jan Turley

Fantastic cottage in a stunning location. Very well equipped with some nice additional touches. Made full use of the tennis court - what a setting. We do not want to leave and cannot wait to return. A great big Thank you.


We had a wonderful few days here. The cottage is cosy and great to come back to after lots of walking. Really didn't want to leave these views behind, stunning! We would definitely recommend and come back.


Thank you for letting us share your bit of Pembrokeshire. Lovely cottage with great views.

Julie and Jim

Yes the location is the key, changing estuary views and a few minutes from lovely Poppit sands and cliff walks,Thanks for the binoculars and bird books, games and radio. St Dogmaels market and Abbey , river Teifi, a good walk along to Mwnt and Ceibwr. So much to see, picturesque no wonder stimulating for artists locally Ferry Inn good beer.Could look at the changing view for icons

Steve Guy

We have had a wonderful 5 days in this lovely cottage. Lovely location. Amazing views we will certainly recommend to our friends and family , Hopefully come back soon. Recommend the Ferry Inn for food booking essential. If you want a good spa the Cliff in Gwbert across the estuary is amazing. Dolphins everywhere on the coast right up to Newquay

Liz James

I love this cottage, its location and Poppit Sands. Beautiful , beautiful, beautiful. My dogs loved it, I am getting straight on line when I get home and looking for next year

John Walker

We had a wonderful holiday with glorious weather. Loved the views from the cottage. Walks on the coastal path, the Wildlife Centre and wetlands and a great concert in Newport, Thank you to everyone who set up and cares for the cottage

Bartley family

Another lovely holiday on our return to this super cottage, Great weather not drop of rain , See you again next year

John and Jackie

Lovely stay in a lovely cottage, views amazing lots of places to visit in easy reach (with or without a car), Thank you so much for the wine

Jon Julie and Tia the dog

Well apart from rain on one Saturday, the whole week has been gloriously warm and sunny. The views over the estuary are magnificent and we will really miss the Canada geese! Lovely meal at the Ferry Inn and staff friendly. A throughly enjoyable stay

Patti and family

Fantastic stay-so relaxing, Enjoyed the facilities of the cottage and wonderful views, Good walking along Pembs coast path , we will be back

Richard and family

The cottage is well situated for exploring this rural part of Wales, whether by car or foot.The everchanging view of the river is wonderful.We arrived during storm Callum and worst rain for 30 years. Locals very friendly towards us and our dog. Handy to have tesco and aldi across the river in Cardigan . Local tyre depot in Cardigan very handy when we had a puncture on day one ! Garden centre at Moylegrove well worth a visit for food as well as plants Food and service very good at Ferry Inn . Booking a table is recommended and dogs allowed in certain areas


Fantastic cottage in a stunning location - Very well equipped, we made well use of the tennis court - what a setting! We do not want to leave & cannot wait to return. A great big THANK YOU!!


What a wonderful time we have had from start to finish!! Lovely cottage and facilities and the views are nothing but stunning. So sad to be leaving and going home the time flew by! Many thanks and we will visit again very soon. June


August The location is the key, changing estuary views and a few mins from the lovely Poppit Sands + Cliff walks. Thanks for the binoculars, bird books games and radio. So much to see and so picturesque, no wonder it’s the perfect spot for artists locally. The Ferry Inn had good beer and cider + great fish and chips from Bowens. A great spot. Could look at the view for ions!!


August We’ve had a wonderful few days in this lovely cottage. Lovely location, Amazing views! We will certainly recommend to our friends and family. We hope to come back very soon! We recommend The Ferry Inn for food and if you want a good spa The Cliff Hotel across the estuary, amazing! Dolphins everywhere on the coast right down to Newquay.


August I love this cottage, its location and the fantastic beach Poppit sands! Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful!! My dogs also loves every minute. I’m getting straight online when I get home and booking for next year!!


We had a wonderful holiday with glorious weather!! Loved the views from the cottage and walks on the coastal path to the wildlife centre and wetlands. There was a great concert on in Newport just 10mins away from Cardigan. Thank you to everyone who set up and cares for the cottage! July


Lovely stay in a lovely cottage, views are just amazing! Lots of places to visit and in easy reach (with or without car) Thank you so much for the wine!! October


Another lovely holiday on our return to this super cottage! Great weather, See you again next year!! October


Fantastic stay – So relaxing and enjoyed the facilities in the cottage + wonderful views!! Good walking around the Pembrokeshire coastal path. We will be back! September


Cormorant Cottage is well situated for exploring this rural part of Wales, whether by car or by foot! The ever changing view of the river is mesmerising. Locals were very friendly towards us and our dog. It was handy to have Tesco and Aldi across the river in Cardigan. Garden centre at Moylgrove was worth the visit for the food and plants. The food and service at The Ferry Inn was also very good! October

Joe & Alice

Had a lovely stay - cottage very comfortable. Did several walks from the pack. Also ventured further afield to the Vale of Rheidol Railway at Aberystwyth and to St Davids for a boat trip to see seals - well worth the drives. Ate at the Ferry Inn and enjoyed a lovely lunch at the Webley Hotel sat out in the sun. Also did 2 of the jigsaws.

Mr & Mrs Morris

We did a lot of walking including several sections of the coast path. We ate at The Ferry Inn and The White Hart - both good. Farmers market Tuesday morning was great - you must go, we bought loads of good things. Also had a tour of the water mill and heard how the owner accidentally became a miller.

Barry, Jenny & Hugo

Beautiful Cottage set in an amazing area. Had a great time. Hugo loved the grounds. Surrounding places to visit very interesting. If you can go we would recommend the Tuesday market in St Dogmaels.

Mr & Mrs Tovey

Very clean and comfortable cottage with idyllic scenery and views over the estuary. Many pleasant walks and places to visit nearby, a most pleasurable holiday. Many Thanks


Fantastic cottage and beautiful scenery. Dogs loved it and we will definitely be looking to come back.

Mr & Mrs James

Cormorant Cottage is probably the most idyllic cottage we have stayed in. Panoramic views and absolutely dog friendly. The local pubs were good for meals and the market handy for local produce. Despite being 'out of season' we found things to do and see. Poppit sands was great for the dogs and the local walks. Very nice. Will be recommending to friends.

Mr & Mrs Harris

Lovely break again - beautiful cottage and gorgeous area.

Mr & Mrs Harris

We had a super week at Cormorant Cottage. Tommy settled in straight away! We really enjoyed the beautiful views from the windows and grounds. Fabulous walks in the area and we were only stuck in avoiding the stormy weather once - not bad in November! A warm welcome for both us and the dog at The Ferry - it's a real bonus that its open at lunchtime for food even at this time of year. Premier shop in St Dogmaels very friendly staff and good selection of basics, even local meat. We enjoyed the Bluestone bacon and stewing lamb. Thank you for providing everything we needed in the cottage. We hope to visit again.

Mr & Mrs Webb

Fabulous holiday accommodation, particularly if you have a dog with you. Owners appear to have thought of everything you could possibly want.

Mr & Mrs Cox

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Lovely views, four lovely days of sunshine, lots of interesting visits. Woollen museum, cheese making, gold mine and watching dolphins at Newquay.

Mr & Mrs Taylor

Spectacular views - always something to watch on the estuary, spent the week walking sections of the coast. We will be back!

Jim and Terri

We absolutely loved our stay in Cormorant.. The grounds were amazingly beautiful and we had everything we needed in our cottage,We cant imagine how wonderful it must be here in the summer months with all the activities! We set off each day for wonderful hikes-Ceibwr Bay, Cemaes Head, St Davids and Mwnt amongst our favourites, We toured Carew castle followed by a cosy fireside lunch at Carew Inn. We enjoyed strolling strolling the seaside towns of Tenby and Newquay, loved visiting the church and grounds of Nevern. On our rainy day we drove to Pant Mawr Cheese Farmhouse for tasting, buying and consuming!. We loved coming back to our cosy cottage at the end of each day. What a wonderful place. Thank you !!

Simon and April

Had a very relaxing week. The views out of the windows are stunning-in all weathers and at all times of day. The cottage had everything we needed. Did some great walks and discovered lots of stunning scenery

Albert and Esther

We really enjoyed our stay in this lovely cottage. A perfect setting and wonderful views from the windows. We had a cooked breakfast and evening meal every day of our stay, the kitchen being a great place to cook! The photos of local scenes hanging up around the cottage are a great idea! We enjoyed walks around Ceibwr Bay, Poppit Sands, Mwnt, Aberporth and St Dogmaels. Mwnt was so beautiful we went there twice! Lovely cream tea at Penrallt Garden Centre. Also enjoyed walking down the the estuary every morning with Lily our dog-no car needed, no walking on roads! Wonderful! Also had a picnic lunch down on the beach one day, very peaceful and private too!

Adam and Joanna

Incredible views and amazing walks. Wandering along the shoreline to Poppit Sands was stunning, as were the Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion coastal paths. We highly recommend , and throughly enjoyed, walks from the "Walking in the Teifi Estuary" guide on the shelf, our favourite being Walk 1 taking in the Teifi marshes and Welsh Wildlife Centre. Walk 2 to Cemaes Head was also amazing, with great coastal views including hundreds of seals. Other great days included visits to St Davids and Pentre Ifan Burial Chamber. To crown it all off we enjoyed early evening games of tennis in the sunshine, a lovely place


Lovely cottage. The views are stunning. Newport is a beautiful place to visit, the beach is huge and was good fun for our dogs. The weather helped a lot, quite warm at times, so we were able to sit outside pubs.Regarding the dogs, most pubs let you bring them inside, The pub closest, The Ferry Inn, offers a good selection of food, worth booking though. Poppit Sands is walkable if you are felling fit, not much there other than a cafe. All in all a very pleasant stay. Many thanks

Alan and Jean

We enjoyed our stay at Cormorant Cottage and really appreciated the amazing and ever changing views of the estuary, We found lots of place to go without travelling too far, Ceibwr Bay Mwnt, Newport, We bought excellent meat from the Fishguard Farmers market on Saturday. There were good views of nesting sea birds at Pen Dinas and we enjoyed visiting Cilgerran Castle and the burial chambers at Pentre Ifan and Carreg Coetan Arthur. The cottage is very well appointed and we enjoyed dining with the wonderful views over the Teifi

Daniela and Simon

We spent a great week in this lovely cottage, Perfectly appointed for great walks, beach with amazing views, The Ferry Inn offers great food, friendly staff and an amazing location-just a 5 minute walk down the road, Booked a boat ride to Ramsay Island from St Davids, which was thoroughly enjoyable-dogs welcome too. Tenby is a lovely little place to visit for a day trip, Highly recommend a visit to Pembroke Castle, We took bus to Moylegrove and walked back to the cottage-amazing views along the way, The St Dogmaels market on a Tuesday is well worth a visit-we bought great pies and pasties from one of the stalls, Overall a great trip and we will definitely be back. Thank you

Chris and Steve

Had a really lovely week, views over the estuary and having the lounge at the top make this cottage really special. Lots of lovely walks, with or without driving. Would totally recommend the cottage and the area, Thank you

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