August Bank Holiday Cottages in Wales
With Covid 19 restrictions gradually lifting it’s the perfect time to make the best of what has already been a gloriously hot British summer. The August bank holiday is looming and presents a great chance to spend a long weekend in one of our beautiful self-catered, dog-friendly holiday cottages in Wales. Below we have selected a few of our top August bank holiday cottages in Wales.
Spend you August bank holiday relaxing in the Welsh coastal town of Aberystwyth and stay at one of Awel Môr’s Welsh holiday cottages. Aberystwyth has its fair share of hotels and guest houses. But stylish self-catering accommodation is in short supply. That’s where Awel Môr comes in. If you’re looking for the comfort and luxury of a top hotel plus the come-and-go-as-you-please convenience of a private residence, then these apartments are the perfect fit. There are three in all.
As options for an August bank holiday cottage in Wales go, they do not come much more luxurious than a Hunter Lodge.
As you’d expect of Celtic Manor – where they have a reputation for doing things rather well – the lodge’s stunning. And spacious – each one an amazing 4,000 square feet of luxury and elegant interior design, with four superb bedrooms (each en suite, of course) sleeping up to eight (plus cots for babies). There’s also a separate bathroom. In the oceans of open-plan living and dining space you’ll find a sleek, wow-factor kitchen with every appliance you’ll ever need, fabulous furnishings, an indoor sauna and – unique, we think, in Rare Hospitality properties – a nifty, multi-purpose Chill Out Room that can be used as a quiet space, playroom, additional bedroom for children or pampering treatment room for private treatments from Celtic Manor Spa therapists. With breathtaking views across the Ryder Cup 2010 course, these August bank holiday cottages are a golfer’s paradise.
Tucked away in the rolling Montgomeryshire hills, deep in the heart of mystical Mid Wales, is a hidden jewel. If escapism is your deciding August bank holiday cottage decider, then this will tick plenty of boxes.
Peacefully situated, a skimming stone’s throw from the River Severn and extending to over 27 spacious acres, it’s impossible not to feel refreshed and rejuvenated as you, reluctantly, tear yourself away. With open plan living spaces, the lodges are every bit the personification of a boutique-stay. Airy double bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms, one even has a stand-alone soaking tub, and the expansive decking area outside offers a private Hot Tub. There’s even a sleek kitchen that would meet the demands of the most aspiring chef. Clean off-white carpets, smooth pale wood counters and a deep ceramic Belfast sink are bang on trend.
Keen to spend your August bank holiday in a cottage with all of the luxury of a townhouse but all the peace of a rural cottage? Parc-yr-Hebog may well be for you.
‘Boutique’ is a description usually applied to hotels. In this case, it’s the perfect fit for this high-end self-catering. Parc-yr-Hebog Cottages consists of two properties and is based on a working smallholding with its own prize flock of sheep. But banish all thoughts of muddy wellies. The accommodation has all the flair and taste, fit and finish you’d find in the finest townhouse – but in a rural context. Parc-yr-Hebog Cottages has been fastidiously and fashionably restored by Bryan and Wenda, who live in the adjoining farmhouse. The Barn, sleeping four, is described as offering ‘Scandinavian style with a Welsh twist’. It features unique interiors by a leading Welsh designer, iconic Melin Tregwynt soft furnishings, an immaculate kitchen, mezzanine, lounge-diner, arresting palate of bold and soft colours, huge leather sofas, original stone walls and natural sandstone flooring. Patio doors open onto a private balcony with farm and mountain views.