Cellan is a quaint and quiet village in Ceredigion in mid-west Wales and is home to less than 500 people meaning it has a very close-knit community. It can be found inland close to the larger town of Lampeter and is close to many areas of incredible natural beauty, from trickling streams to dense forestry, teeming with wildlife and incredible flowers and plants. All country lanes and hilly scenery, Cellan has plenty to recommend it for rural retreat holidays or country cottage getaways.
What Cellan offers for Self-Catering Breaks
If you want a real rural retreat then Cellan is the place to stay, and taking walks through enchanting woodlands every day is a wonderful way to soak up the atmosphere of this picturesque little settlement. There are plenty of forests close to Cellan, where you can pack a picnic and enjoy tasty food underneath the towering trees, or walk beneath them, soaking up the atmosphere and perhaps taking photographs of rare flora and fauna you spot along the way. These forests include Long Wood, Olwen Wood and Mount Pleasant Wood, all of which are within walking distance from the village of Cellan.
As the population of serene Cellan is so small, you will often bump into local villagers who are friendly, welcoming and happy to show you the delights of their settlement. With a gorgeous hilly backdrop and the River Teivy flowing close by, there are many charming walks and hikes that can be taken around this gorgeous scenery and Cellan really is a fantastic place for a self-catering break for those who love natural settings and getting stuck into nature. What’s more, with the River Teivy in close proximity, this part of Wales can be a great place for those who love to fish. Day tickets and even weekly permits can be obtained locally for those who want to enjoy fly fishing by the river.
The historical church of the village, All Saints, is worth a visit, and is not only a place of worship and ceremonies for the villagers of Cellan, but a wonderful social place with events being held here. With a nave and a chancel, it is an interesting church to see if you are holidaying in or nearby Cellan.
Cellan is the place to stay in mid-west Wales if you enjoy peace and tranquillity when on a cottage holiday. It is also perfect for those who love the great outdoors and enjoying outdoor pursuits in a beautiful rural setting. You will feel like you are miles away from home and miles away from any bustling cities on a break to Cellan in Ceredigion, a beautiful, quiet and charming village.
Although a world away in terms of peace and tranquillity, Cellan is just 2.5 miles from Lampeter, a bustling market town in the Teifi valley where you will find plenty of shops, pubs and cafes. Other attractions nearby include the National Trust’s Dolaucothi Gold Mines where you can take a guided tour of these historical gold mines. Another National Trust attraction within reach for a day trip is Dinefwr Park and Castle where you can discover a castle that dates back to the 12th century, parklands and a fascinating deer park. Should you wish to spend a day by the seaside Cellan is just 26 miles from the coastal town of Aberystwyth. If you long for more countryside then Llandovery on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park is just 21 miles away.
There are plenty of possibilities when it comes to self-catering holidays in Cellan and this has to be one of the best places in Wales for a quiet break away. When it comes to finding somewhere to stay, whether you are interested in log cabins or rural retreat cottages, we hope you find ideal accommodation for your holiday on Country Cottages Online.
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