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sleeps 4

from £350 week



sleeps 6-8

from £402 week 



Welcome to Cefn Ceiriog

Set in 18 acres of fields and woodland with extraordinary views down the beautiful Ceiriog Valley. Cefn Bach cottage (sleeps 4) and Cefn Mawr barn (sleeps 6-8) offer stylish, cosy and comfortable accommodation. The former Stables provide an additional communal, covered area. The games room is equipped with a pool table and table football and there is table tennis under cover outside.

Cofion gorau/Best wishes and hope to see you soon!

Richard and Mai


Pool table and table football

Stunning Holiday Cottages Llangollen North Wales

Our beautiful holiday cottages in Llangollen, North Wales are open for business. We want to ensure the health and safety of our guests, our family and our North Wales community during this Covid-19 pandemic.​​  In addition to our usual thorough cleaning and hygiene programme at Cefn Ceiriog holiday lets, we also follow strict social distancing and anti-viral protocols.

Situated in one of the most beautiful areas of Britain, these 200 year old fully renovated properties exudes charm and style whilst incorporating many modern comforts. Cefn Bach and Cefn Mawr are a luxury holiday cottage and barn near Llangollen, perched in a south facing spot overlooking the Ceiriog Valley. Set in their own gardens, these holiday properties combine spacious open plan living, wood-burning stoves and private verandas from which to take in the views.

The stunning Ceiriog valley forms part of the county of Denbighshire and although short lived, between 1974 and 1996 was actually part of the county of Clwyd. The valley is around 12 miles long and extends at the lower end off into Shropshire. 

Cefn Bach

The detached and light filled accommodation includes a sitting room with sofas, chair, flat screen TV with Freeview, CD/DVD player, a small library and board games for children and adults. The walls are decorated with a selection of local and Welsh artists' work. Free WiFi broadband is available. The large open plan kitchen is fitted with modern units, electric oven and hob, fridge, dining table and chairs for 4 and a log burning stove. A bespoke window seat offers a cosy corner from which to contemplate the rolling hills and big Welsh sky. A separate utility area is equipped with a microwave and washing machine. There are two first floor bedrooms - a double with a vaulted ceiling and a twin room - and a ground floor luxury walk-in shower room. Each bed has a traditional hand woven Welsh blanket from a local woollen mill.

Cefn Mawr

Cefn Mawr is a stunning 'upside down' conversion of a former barn and hayloft in the beautiful Ceiriog Valley. The barn has its own private, enclosed patio with garden furniture and barbecue, and shared access to 18 acres of woodland and hillside. This spacious, light and airy property has a contemporary finish, whilst retaining some lovely original features. There are three bedrooms on the ground floor, a double with en suite shower room, a second double and a twin room. A family shower room is also situated on the ground floor. Upstairs, the barn is one large, open-plan living area, taking advantage of the wonderful views down the Ceiriog Valley. The kitchen area has an electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. There is an extending dining table and six chairs, with two additional chairs available if required. The living room has a wood burning stove, radio, Freeview TV, DVD/CD player and free WiFi is available. There are three sofas, to seat up to 8 people, one of which is a daybed which converts to a double bed for occasional/alternative sleeping arrangements.

The holiday cottage and barn are very well insulated and have central heating and plentiful hot water on demand from environmentally friendly air-source heat pumps.


Outside, guests can enjoy a covered games area with table tennis and table football (Covid-19 restrictions permitting). Free range eggs are available from the owners' chickens and there is a local organic community garden scheme at the village; guests have the option of buying fresh organic vegetables from a seasonal variation of vegetables and salad, priced £15.00 per box for 2 people. Delivery can be organised or guests are welcome to visit the garden to collect it. The ample gardens at Cefn Bach offer views down the spectacular valley, a large decked terrace, a barbecue and a table and chairs. There is plenty of parking for guests. Pony trekking through the hills and woodland can be arranged at a neighbouring stables. 

  • Can we get a full refund if we have to cancel our booking?
    Yes. We offer a full 'no quibble' refund up to 60 days before arrival and 50% refund up to 30 days before arrival.
  • Do the properties meet appropriate levels of Covid-19 health and hygiene?
    Yes. In addition to our usual thorough cleaning and hygiene programme at Cefn Ceiriog holiday lets, we also follow strict social distancing and anti-viral protocols. We meet the AA 'Covid-19 Confident' standards.
  • Is there any flexibility in arrival and departure times?
    In order to have a safe window for cleaning and sanitising the property before your arrival in line with regulations, we have had to alter our check-in time to 18:00. The check-out time on the day of your departure is also altered to 09:00. If guidelines and safe practice allow us to adjust these back to an earlier check in and a later check out, we will be happy to do so and will immediately let you know of any change.
  • What is there to do in the local area?
    Loads! There is glorious countryside and stunning views right on your doorstep. The Ceiriog Valley and nearby Welsh Llangollen and English Oswestry offer many attractions and amenities. Or venture into neighbouring Snowdonia for Zip World, Surf Snowdonia and of course the magnificent mountains! Please see our very informative website section 'Things to Do and Places to Go '.
  • Are there shops nearby and are supermarket deliveries possible?
    Yes. The village Spar shop at the bottom of our hill has the usual convenience store products and produce along with freshly baked bread! Morrisons, Sainsbury's and Aldi in Oswestry and Aldi in Llangollen are our local supermarkets. Supermarket deliveries can bring your groceries to your door. Local fruit and vegetable shops and butchers with locally sourced produce can be found in Chirk, Oswestry and Llangollen. Our village also has seasonal produce from our community garden. The compact and charming city of Chester is only just over half an hour away.
  • Are there local places to eat and drink and for take-aways?
    Yes, Covid-19 restrictions permitting. There are two pubs in our village and many in neighbouring villages and towns for food and drink. There are many good restaurants and cafes in the local area, many offering take-aways for you to pick up at your convenience.
  • Are the properties cosy?
    Yes - very! Both the barn and the cottage have constant central heating and on demand hot water as well as lovely wood burners for the additional glow of a real fire. The properties are environmentally friendly, powered by solar panels and renewable energy run air-source heat pumps.
  • Are the properties suitable for young children?
    Yes. We have always had children of all ages (including our own!) at Cefn Ceiriog. It is a fun, safe and stimulating environment for kids. A travel cot, baby bath, high chair and stair gate are available at no extra cost. The adjacent 'play barn' provides table tennis and table football and, on request, all sorts of construction toys and games for children of all ages whatever the weather! Use of these communal areas is dependent on current Covid-19 restrictions.
  • Can we have additional guests?
    The cottage sleeps four, with a double and a twin. The barn sleeps six, with two doubles and a twin. The barn also has a sofa-bed for an additional two guests in the upstairs living space for a small extra charge.
  • Can you get to the seaside from the properties?
    Yes. Many guests take a relaxing day trip to the beautiful Welsh coast.
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