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Anna Kavanagh

Member since: 2006
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Speaks english

Four beautiful Pembrokeshire Cottages, idyllic National Park setting. - Cosy Yurt+woodstove in private dell 7-14th Apr 2017 3/7 days £240/320

1 Review
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Clynderwen holiday cabin

Farmhouse+Converted Cowshed+Cottage+Studio+Yurt-with pottery tuition available

Stunning location in the foothills of the Preseli mountains, with direct access to the moor + mountains with sheep + wild ponies grazing. Close to the source of the bluestones for the inner ring of Stonehenge-Walk to Carn Meini the source of the bluestones for the inner ring of Stonehenge + just 5 minutes walk from Gors Fawr circle and even closer to the dreaming stone...

There are five Cottages at Trallwyn and a Yurt. It is possible to book all the cottages for larger groups.

Pottery Tuition: We also offer Pottery Tuition - Anna has a Pottery Workshop in the gardens and guests are welcome to make some pots as part of their holiday. For more details on Pottery see Anna's website.

This area is full of natural beauty - far from the madding crowds - a peaceful haven - truly away from it all...we have Red Kites which fly overhead + in the Summer the song of the Skylark - and a clear starry night sky far from light pollution -great for star gazing.

Details for Cosy Yurt+woodstove in private dell 7-14th Apr 2017 3/7 days £240/320 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

Trallwyn Yurt is a in a beautiful setting, in its' own private garden area with trees +shrubs + with views to the moor. The Yurt is flexible+ideal for a couple, single person or small family. This beautifully constructed yurt is made from ash+oak, with an outer cover of canvas. There is a wooden platform which keeps it above the ground+a pair of double wooden pine doors...

There is a double futon+two singles for seating+sleeping, a woodstove for cooler days+evenings, many rugs +sheepskins+many lanterns, which burn night lights. Outside, just round the bend in the path is a small shed with a simple kitchen area, a fridge+2 gas rings,with pots+pans+cooking equipment, crockery+cutlery etc. Also a shower+ loo. There is electricity in the yurt kitchen area, so you can charge mobile phones etc. The kitchen+shower+loo are for the exclusive use of the Yurt.

Pottery tuition is available ~ Anna has a small pottery workshop in the gardens. She offers tuition for individuals+groups Apr-Sep

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Anna Kavanagh (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks english

About Anna Kavanagh

Anna moved to Pembrokeshire in the late '80's and has gradually created a number of beautiful places to stay. Originally from London it was always her dream to live somewhere wild and beautiful. She trained originally in Bristol to teach nursery/infants and special needs children and studied ceramics.

Part of the motivation behind moving to the area was to enable her children to go to the local Steiner School, Nant-y-Cwm which is just four miles away.

Ashera Pottery opened in '95. It is here that Anna works...inspired by the natural world and landscape around her...to paint...to pot...to build...Each year she does more teaching...there seems to be a real need for people to get in touch with their creative side...and for children and whole families to spend time together...making things...she enjoys passing on her skills...working with small groups and when weather permits outside...

For Anna one of the main delights of living here is the wonderful view with ever changing colours. The big skies and the red kites and the song of skylarks...

'One of my favourite treats is to watch the sun setting beyond the moor and the new Moon rising.'

As well as enjoying the immediate and magical surroundings of Trallwyn Anna loves the coves and beaches which are abundant in this part of the world. In 2002 Anna bought an old village house in Polopos Village Southern Spain...which she thinks of as a perfect compliment to Wales...She now spends some of the cooler months in a warmer climate...

Pottery teaching is usually available in the months when Anna is in Wales which includes most of the high Summer season...

Anna Kavanagh purchased this cabin in 1989

Why Anna Kavanagh chose Pembrokeshire

Each Cottage has something special and unique the Cowshed is stunning and quirky+different! It has been renovated using many natural materials and has a very special feel to it! The Farmhouse is full of character original features, the studio full of charm+very low price...

What makes this cabin unique

Pottery Tuition: We also offer Pottery Tuition - Anna has a Pottery Workshop in the gardens and guests are welcome to make some pots as part of their holiday. For more details on Pottery see Anna's website.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have stayed in a Yurt before but this one was the best, having a brilliant woodstove, a great kitchen area + we really liked the privacy aspect. We appreciated having our own private kitchen + shower + loo. And also loved sitting out on the benches to catch the morning + evening sun, it was a real treat. We had two fires outside with other guests staying here, and we were lucky enough to have musicians here so we had singing round the camp fire! Such a relaxing, peaceful place truly off the beaten track. We will go home refreshed ready for the new term. Thanks Anna we loved all your special touches.



Jenny, Ruth, Miles + Megan Whitfield
Aug 2010
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Reviews

1 traveller review

Cosy Yurt+woodstove in private dell 7-14th Apr 2017 3/7 days £240/320
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
london
5

We loved the yurt holiday

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We had a wonderful holiday last year staying in Trallwyn Yurt. Having a woodstove for those chilly evenings really makes it a special camping experience. We loved the private setting and the cosy interior. We especially enjoyed being able to walk straight onto the moor + up into the hills.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 16, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed your holiday in the Yurt!
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Map

Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Cardiff
Nearest Ferry
16 Miles
Fishguard
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Clunderwen
Nearest Motorway
37 Miles
Crosshands
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Car: recommended

Trallwyn Cottages + Yurt are situated in the foothills of the Preseli Mountains, in the heart of the bluestone country. The setting is idyllic with direct access to the moor and mountains with it's sheep and wild ponies. Gors Fawr 5000 year old stone circle is just 5 minutes walk from the cottage, and a 2 hour walk takes you up to the quarry on Carn Meini where the bluestones were taken to make the inner ring of stonehenge. Ideal for walkers and people looking to truly get away from it all.

The beautiful Pembrokeshire coastline hosts the most spectacular scenery and beaches as well as wildlife. The cottages are situated 1/2 a mile from the small village of Mynachlogddu...and up a 200 yard track from the lane...all making at a very safe place for children...

Other Activities: Pottery tuition is available on site with Anna in the Pottery Workshop + is suitable for adults + children.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin in Clynderwen, United Kingdom

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer Holidays 2017
20 Jul 2017 - 27 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$162
A$665
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Included in the price is gas and the first basket of logs. More logs are available for a small charge of £4 per basket.
The above price is for 2 people staying in the Yurt.

Fore extra guests please add £25pw each or £15 each for a short break.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for Cosy Yurt+woodstove in private dell 7-14th Apr 2017 3/7 days £240/320 in Clynderwen, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • cabin (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • There is a simple 3 minute shower close to the Yurt and a sink and composting toilet. Should you prefer a standard flush toilet there is one in the Pottery you are welcome to use.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double bed , 2 single bed
  • There is a double futon which sleeps 2 + 2 singlle futons which sleep a maximum of 4...There is one space which acts both as living room + bedroom.
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • sand pit
  • 3 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Please note the price is for 2 people staying in the Yurt. We charge an extra £25 pw for each extra guest...or £15 each extra guest for a short break. 2 year olds and under are free. Please also note dogs are not allowed in the Yurt. We also have a small room with a view which you can rent to go with the Yurt. Please look on Anna's website for more info.