Caban Cynnes

  based on 2 reviews
The Basics
  •   3
  •   2
  •   2
  • Unit 1
  •  Parking

The Lowdown

Caban Cynnes, meaning Cosy Cabin, occupies a truly stunning spot on a family smallholding set in beautiful and peaceful countryside,

 It enjoys panoramic views overlooking miles of unspoilt open countryside, a perfect base for your idyllic Welsh holiday. The addition of a Jacuzzi hot tub brings an added luxury to your stay. 

A picturesque haven for the outdoor enthusiast offering superb countryside, spectacular coastline and award-winning beaches.

Don't forget your binoculars to watch our resident Welsh kites fly overhead and the many varieties of birds feeding at the bird table. The cabin is less than four miles from the award-winning beaches at Penbryn and Llangrannog. The cabin is dog friendly and children over 12 and babes in arms are welcome.

Being this close to nature and the wildlife makes you but feel a genuine sense of peace and relaxation in your own very special paradise.

The cabin has a cosy feel and is well equipped. There is an open plan kitchen/ diner and lounge area,  two bedrooms,  an en suite shower room and a family bathroom. 

The master bedroom has a double bed with an ensuite shower room and the second bedroom has a single bed plus cot.  

Livingroom /kitchen area: 

With large patio doors opening onto an terrace and taking in the amazing views - great for Al Fresco dining too! 

There is a well equipped hand fitted Oak kitchen.

 The lounge area:

Two comfortable sofas, a wood-burning stove, oak flooring, a smart TV, Wi-Fi making the most of the stunning countryside views.  It is an ideal private, picturesque setting for all.

The nitty gritty...

Sleeps 3 plus infant

Hot Tub : The guests are deemed to have accepted the Hot Tub terms of use (provided in the cottage) if they choose to use the tub during their stay.

WIFI available.

Dog friendly.

Open plan kitchen and living area



  • Bedroom 1:

Double bed with en-suite shower room
 Dressing table.
 Bedside tables with lamps.

Bedroom 2:

Single bed plus 1 full size cot 

Family Bathroom:

Wardrobe with drawers.


Hot Tub (not recommened for young children)

Outdoor wooden table with bench seating.

Veranda with patio are overlooking stunning countryside views.

 Large enclosed garden ideal for dogs 

Not recommened for children between 2 - 12 years 

Plenty of parking for 2 cars. 


The whole of the West coast of Wales can be easily explored from this stunning base located a few miles from the many award winning beaches of Llangrannog, Tresaith and Mwnt to name but a few.

Cardigan Bay is an outstanding and internationally important area for marine wildlife sheltering some of Britain's rarest birds and marine life, home to a resident population of some 130 bottlenose dolphins as well as porpoises and grey seals. Walking on the beautiful heritage coastal path gives you an ideal opportunity to see the abundance of wildlife or get up close and personal with the marine life on daily boat trips from New Quay.

Caban Cynnes is an ideal location for exploring the Ceredigion coastline dotted with villages, small port and harbour towns all with a rich seafaring history. The picturesque market towns of Cardigan and Aberaeron offer a wealth of products with some of Wales’ finest foods, a good range of eateries and lots of fine period architecture including the historic Cardigan Castle.

Rhydlewis - post office/shop, 

Da Mhile Distillery - Independent, award winning farmhouse distillery in West Wales committed to bringing high quality organic artisan Gin, seaweed Gin, and organic whiskey - approx 4 miles

Teifi cheese

Dolphin watching from New Quay, Tresaith, Penbryn and Llangrannog beaches.

Cardigan Pizza Tipi, The Quays Cardigan - Delicious home fired pizza straight from the oven, views over the Teifi

Llangrannog - small fishing village and beach - 4.5 miles

Penbryn - NT beach - 4.5 miles

New Quay - Boat trips to see dolphins - 15 minute drive

Aberaeron - pretty Geogian harbour seaside town, The Hive, The Harbourmaster - 8 miles

Newcastle Emlyn - food, cafes, antiques, castle - 5 miles

National Woollen Museum - History of weaving /spinning in Wales - 7 miles

La Calabria Authentic Italian restaurant specialising in a range of delicious homemade pasta and tasty dishes made from fresh local produce. 2.5 miles (7mins drive)

  • Brynoffnant stores ( Award winning Londis and Garage) Including: Local produce, off licence, fresh fruit, vedg, instore bakery and bags of logs etc.

Llangrannog - Small picturesque seaside village and beach with two pubs (Both with restaurants) - 4.5 miles (12 mins)

The Beach hut Llangrannog Funky Cafe/restaurant in the evenings-right by the sea. Good home-made fayre.

The Pentre Arms

The National Woolen museum

The Harbourmaster Aberaeron Good food and atmosphere right on the harbour.


2 Bathroom, 2 Bedroom, 1 Kitchen, 1 Living room, Kitchen /Dining room, Log burner, Bath, Bunk beds

  • Sleeping
    1 Baby crib, Bed linen, 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed
  • Cooking
    Child's high chair, Cooking utensils, Grill, Oven, Refrigerator, Toaster
  • Heating
  • Entertainment
    DVD-Player, Broadband Internet, TV (Antenna)
  • Sanitary
    Essentials, Shower, Towels supplied, Washbasin
  • Laundry
    Tumble dryer
  • Miscellaneous
    Carbon Monoxide Detector, Fire Extinguisher, Smoke Detector
  • 2 Bathroom, 2 Bedroom, 1 Kitchen, 1 Living room, Kitchen /Dining room, Log burner, Bath, Bunk beds
  • Parking
    Parking Included
  • Outside
    Charcoal grill BBQ, Private Garden
Children welcome, Pets welcome, No Smoking, Open fire/ Wood burner,Credit cards accepted, Accessible 24/7, Our properties will provide linen and towels
Check in:
4:00 PM
Check out:
10:00 AM


M4/A48 to Carmarthen 

In order to by-pass Carmarthen:

At first roundabout on outskirts of Carmarthen take the A40 Llandeilo exit

At next roundabout A40 Llandeilo exit again

At next roundabout take first exit for A485 Lampeter

At next roundabout take A485 Lampeter

Continue on A485 for 8 to 10 miles passing through villages including Peniel, Sarnau, Pontarsais and Alltwallis.

About  1 to 1.5 miles outside Alltwallis (just after passing Texaco petrol  station on your right) turn left onto B4459 for Pencader/Llandysul.

After passing through Pencader take next left signed Llandysul (approx. 1 mile outside Pencader).

Go to end of this road (approx. 1 mile) and at T-junction turn left for Llandysul.

On  entering Llandysul at T-junction turn right. You are now on the A486  heading for New Quay. Continue on A486. After Llandysul passing through  Horeb and Croes-lan.

Approx. 5 or 6 miles from Llandysul you reach  Ffostrasol. Take the first left in the village signed for "Newcastle  Emlyn". Then carry on up the road until you reach Penrhiwpal turn right  toward Rhydlewis - through the village up the hill until you see the  sign on your left to Glynarthen, Gilfach Las is the second entrance on  the left just before a sharp left-hand bend.

Drive to the very end of the lane.

Follow the A487 southbound in the direction of Cardigan passing through the following towns/villages:

Aberystwyth, Llanrhystud, Llannon, Aberaeron, Llanarth, Synod Inn, Plwmp and Pentregat.

After approx. 1 mile at the next village - Brynhoffnant - turn left onto the B4334 signed for "Rhydlewis".

Continue for approx. 2 miles. Take the third right off this road signed for "Glynarthen"

At the t-junction turn left and the entrance to Gilfach Las is immediately on the right next to the two story blue house.

Drive to the very end of the lane.

Entering the Cabin: 

Park in front of stone wall below the  "wood shed"- you will see a shale path way to your left around the other  side of the wall - follow the shale path passing the farm building on  your left and you will see the cabin hidden away on your left.
Enter the passageway on the left  of the cabin and the door on the right will be unlocked for you.


Guest information relating to Coronavirus

Many thanks for booking with Sea & Slate - We really appreciate you coming and visiting us (safely) in this beautiful part of the world and we hope that you really enjoy your stay.

Sadly, the tourism industry has been hit hard in this region due to Covid-19 outbreak. 

New guidelines regarding COVID-19 and your holiday

Before you arrive at the property


Before you arrive at the property we will require you to check that all people staying there are free from symptoms*of the COVID-19 virus and are not self-isolating and declare that this is the case 

*COVID-19 symptom checker 

NHS Wales: Up-to-date information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the restrictions in place in Wales can be found here: And here:

You may find on arrival there are fewer or no games/ books or DVDs,CDs and ornaments at the property. This is because these items are quite time consuming or difficult to disinfect and we do not want to delay your arrival more than is necessary, so they may have been removed.

You might want to bring such items yourself from home.


Please check the latest arrivals information we have sent to you for key collection instructions.

Arrival times: We’ve updated arrival and departure times to allow for the additional cleaning requirements.

Arrive after 17.00 (pm) hours

Depart by10.00 (am) hours

Please strictly observe these arrival and departure times as they are in place for your safety and that of the housekeepers 

When you arrive, if your property has a dishwasher, you may find this full of clean crockery etc. This way you can be confident that the items are clean and have not been touched by anyone.

Whilst at the property: 

It is suggested by the Welsh Government that you wash your hands regularly, as handwashing remains the best defence for infection prevention. While in the community please remember to practice safe social distancing.

Please remember to follow Welsh government guidance regarding: Social distancing regular hand washing Sanitising and disinfecting.

Found here:

If you become unwell with the symptoms of COVID-19and are advised to have a COVID-19test

please contact Sea & Slate immediately on 07831 452436 and vacate your holiday cottage


On Departure

Please strip the beds, pillow-cases, sheets and duvet covers, mattress and pillow protectors and place the dirty linen and towels into the bags provided. Please load the dish-washer (if there is one) fully with everything you have used and set it going before you leave (no need to unload it).

Empty all bins and dispose of your rubbish in the appropriate recycling bin.

Local waste and recycling centres have strict guidelines during this time on disposal of rubbish. We advise that you please separate rubbish –glass in one bag, plastics in another, paper in another and non-recyclable in another and food waste in another. Recycling is very important in Ceredigion/ Carmarthenshire & Pembrokeshire and we ask please that you do this to assist our housekeepers 

Thank you in advance for taking the time to ensure that the extra steps are taken – we really appreciate your help on this. It will help us ensure that we will be able to remain open and keep our housekeepers & communities safe throughout the season and beyond

Wishing you a healthy and happy stay 

All the very best

Spot and Eleri

based on 2 reviews
We loved Caban

We loved Caban Aderyn - it was such a peaceful escape. The woodburner is really warm and cosy and we watched the birds in the field on the feeders on the porch for hours, especially the resident robin and the swirling kites. Our hosts were very kind in leaving firewood every day and some days, the cabin was so cosy that we stayed there most of the day rather than venture out. Even with the howling of storm Eleanor outside, everything within was cosy. Recommended beaches nearby are Penbryn (also the gorgeous Plwmp Tart cafe nearby) and Llangrannog (the Beach Hut is lovely for eating) and Mwnt. We also walked from Borth to Ynys Las at low tide, marvelling at the exposed prehistoric forest stumps in the sand. Llanyrchaeron is gorgeous too. We'll definitely be back - the cabin was lacking in nothing. Thanks for a lovely stay.

Not specified  |  stayed in 1/2018

Highly recommend

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the cabin. It was one of the most peaceful places we've stayed in and had one of the most beautiful views. The cabin has been cleverly located so that you really feel you're completely alone although the farm is just next door. Basil and Hilary were very helpful and flexible and had equipped the cabin really well. It was lovely to be able to bring our border terrier too. We've stayed in this area many times and absolutely love the coast line. The cabin was close enough to the beaches that it felt like a quick hop in the car. Penbryn is our favourite. We would highly recommend the cabin which was cosy and welcoming. The birdlife was a particular highlight. Thank you!

Not specified  |  stayed in 6/2017

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