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Glanaber Apartment

Aberdovey | Aberdyfi | Self Catering Holiday Apartment | 3 Bedrooms | Sleeps 6



Glanaber Apartment - Aberdovey / Aberdyfi

Superb modern Aberdyfi self-catering holiday apartment

Self-catering accommodation on the banks of the Dyfi Estuary | Sleeps 6

Glanaber is a superb modern self-catering holiday apartment in Aberdovey / Aberdyfi on the banks of the Dovey Estuary. The property retains most of its original features with stunning seaside views.

Located next to the foreshore of the Dovey Estuary the cottage has direct access to a stony beach which is a great location for a picnic during warm sunny days throughout the year, whilst watching wildlife on the river. Ten minutes’ walk away are the golden sands of Aberdyfi beach and Cardigan Bay.

This south-facing cottage is spacious and comfortable with outstanding views from the principal bedrooms and the sitting room across the estuary to the mountains beyond. It is approached from the road by a flight of terraced steps, which also lead to a row of small, former fishermen’s cottages to the rear. The apartment is near the pretty local park with superb views of the bay, a small Cambrian Coast Railway 'halt' and the Old Roman Road providing a wonderful walk along the estuary. The Penhelig Arms Hotel is situated nearby offering an excellent selection of beers, wines and an outstanding restaurant.

Further afield you can explore the Ynys-Hir RSPB Reserve which is a wildlife haven in the heart of Wales, made famous by the BBC Spring Watch programme, The Dyfi Osprey Project (please follow the link to watch live:, The Ceredigion Heritage Coast along Cardigan Bay, the Caber Idris mountain range and not forgetting the lakes, small towns and villages, picturesque resorts and harbours.

Sleeps 6 guests in 2 double bedrooms & 1 twin bedroom.

Gas central heating - no double glazing.

Ground Floor

Entrance - hallway with polished oak flooring leading to dining/kitchen area, separate living room, twin bedroom, compact shower room with W.C. and stairs to the first floor.

Living Room - Three two-seater leather settees, small LCD T.V free view, round glass dining table with seating for four people.

Kitchen/Dining Room - Step down into the fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher, fridge, built-in electric double oven, gas hob and microwave. Granite dining table with seating for 6/8 people.  

Utility Room - Freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, sink unit.

Bedroom 1/Twin Bedroom -  Step down into the twin bedroom with built-in wardrobe, chest of drawers and vanity unit.

Second Floor

Bedroom 2 - Front double bedroom with built-in wardrobe, chest of drawers and vanity unit

Bedroom 3 - Front double bedroom with built-in wardrobe, chest of drawers and vanity unit

Bathroom - Bath with thermostatically controlled overhead shower, washbasin and W.C. tiled floor with underfloor heating

The ground floor apartment below (Yelland) is also available for rentals and sleeps 2 people, please click on the following link for more information:Yelland

Booking Terms & Conditions



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Aberdyfi / Aberdovey

The picturesque harbour village of Aberdyfi / Aberdovey is renowned for its mild climate, sandy beaches, sailing and a championship 18-hole links golf course (rated in the UK's top 100). The village is often referred to as “an artist's paradise” with its pastel-coloured cottages, small shops, inns and excellent restaurants which specialise in local seafood, all helping to create a relaxed welcoming atmosphere.

Aberdyfi / Aberdovey boasts some of the finest beaches in Britain, with four miles of golden sand-dune backed shoreline running north to Tywyn, home of the world-famous Talyllyn narrow gauge Steam Railway, crab fishing and the famous Dyfi Donkeys. The beaches are popular with sunbathers, swimmers, surfers and fishermen while the estuary attracts a wide range of water sports enthusiasts.

The peaks of the Cader Idris and Aran Fawddwy ranges are within easy reach and are complemented by the charm of the Dyfi, Dysynni and Tal y Llyn valleys nearby. An ideal area for walkers, climbers and wildlife watchers, and a wonderful all-year-round location.


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Further information about your holiday rental

Booking and Payment 

Dyfi Cottages & Aberdyfi Holidays is a marketing agency and we do not own or manage any of the accommodation listed on our websites. Bookings made via us form a legal agreement between you and the property owner. 

For bookings made more than 8 weeks before arrival a 30% deposit is required at the time of booking. The balance is then due 8 weeks before the holiday commences.

For bookings made less than 8 weeks before arrival, the total amount is payable at the time of booking.

Security Deposit 

Security deposits are not normally required. Please note that guests are still liable for any damage, breakages or additional cleaning required as a result of their actions.

Arrival & Departure times

Arrival time is from 5 pm/ Departure time is no later than 09.30 am.

Please note: check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.

Short Breaks

Short breaks are available out of season and can be booked for a minimum of 3 nights from the following days:

  • Friday to Monday for a 3-night weekend break
  • Monday to Friday for a 4-night midweek break

During November to February arrival days may be more flexible nearer the time although these exclude Sundays and any holidays.

Bed Linen & Towels

Bed linen and towels are provided. 

Heating & Electric

Gas central heating and electric are included in the accommodation price.

Infant facilities

There is one travel cot & one high chair available in the apartment (there is no bedding provided for the travel cot). There is also a fixed stairgate at the bottom of the stairs.


Maximum of one small well-behaved pet welcome at an additional cost of £25 (to be kept downstairs please).


There is one free car pass provided in the apartment for the Aberdyfi pay & display car parks. The nearest one is approximately 250 metres away at Penhelig (spaces are subject to availability). The car pass can also be used in the main pay & display car park in the village. Sorry, but the owner is unable to supply additional car passes.


Glanaber is situated on the main road with limited pavements to the car park and village.

Access, Health & Safety

The maximum occupancy is 6 guests (this does not include an infant in a travel cot).

The main road outside Glanaber can get quite busy, please be mindful of cars appearing suddenly and be especially cautious when children are exiting the property.

Access to the front door is via several steps at the side of the property with handrails. There are a further three large steps to the front door with a handrail.

Please contact us immediately if there are any specific needs you may have, including disability needs. It is essential that we are given as much information as possible about your requirements to avoid booking an unsuitable property. Some locations do not lend themselves to easy access and facilities, so please ask first to avoid disappointment.

The choice is ultimately the responsibility of the person booking the property, and we cannot be held responsible should a property be booked that is unsuitable or inappropriate.

Photographs - In order to provide you with as much detail of the properties as possible, we sometimes use wide-angle photography, which can make certain rooms or spaces appear larger than they actually are. If you have any queries regarding the size of any rooms, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Bits & Bobs

  • Friday change over
  • Fantastic Sea Views
  • Close to the Penhelig Arms Hotel and Restaurant
  • Short walk to the sea, beach & village park
  • Close to the Penhelig Railway Halt
  • Living Flame Gas Fire
  • Underfloor heating in the bathroom
  • Short breaks available 


Exclusive to Dyfi Cottages and Aberdovey Holidays

Digital Photography workshops in and around the Aberdyfi area with award-winning photographer Paul Fowles.  For further details please click on the following link: Paul Fowles Workshops




Main appliances, furniture and facilities
 2 x 3 seater leather settee  Gas Hob   Kettle 
 1 x 2 seater leather settee  Fridge Cafetiere
 Glass top table & 4 chairs Freezer (3 drawers)  Iron
 2 double beds Washing Machine Ironing Board
 2 single beds (3ft) Tumble Dryer  Hairdryer
 2 LCD TV's / 1 DVD player  Microwave Bed Linen 
 Built-in electric double oven Toaster  One Free car p[ass


Comments from the Visitors' Book

What can beat waking up to boats in Aberdovey bay?  Lovely cottage, great views, brilliant holiday. Don’t want to go home! 
We’ll be back!!

Another wonderful week at Glanaber, Very relaxing, thanks again!  Back next year...

We come every year and think of Glanaber as our special place – as I’m sure everyone else does.

Lovely house (one of the best!).  Great holiday.

Lovely cottage, beautiful views which the children loved.  Sorry about the fingerprints on the windows!! Thank you.

A perfect get away from it all bolt hole.  Glanaber is fabulous and we just love Aberdovey.  A fab few days.

What a lovely house, we all love it.  The views from the windows are stunning.  We have had a great week!

Fantastic house, perfect location and unforgettable views, we will be back.

Lovely place, we have fallen in love with this amazing cottage, thank you!

Photography Workshops