Shire Cottage - dog friendly cottage in Devil's Bridge, near Aberystwyth, sleeps 2, accepts 2 dogs
West Wales Holiday Cottages
01239 810033
Shire Cottage
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Yr Hen Stablau, Devil's Bridge, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

Shire Cottage

  • 2 + cot sleeps
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • 2 pets

Spacious character cottage in stunning Devils Bridge. Terrace to relax, great views. Perfect base to explore beautiful country and coast. Walk to Inn with good food. (1 bedroom, 1 bathroom)


  • Bike lock up
  • Cot available
  • TV
  • Enclosed garden
  • Good for walkers
  • Great views
  • Ground floor bed + bathroom
  • WiFi internet
  • Near riding stable
  • Secluded
  • Single storey
  • Pub nearby
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Dog friendly cottage

Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, this charming 4 star accommodation in scenic Devil's Bridge is within a short walk of the famous bridges/waterfalls, steam railway, inn and café.

The single storey stone cottage is one of four Grade II listed properties converted from the former stables of the historic Hafod Arms. The cottage has a private parking space outside and shares large garden areas. We welcome walkers, cyclists and bikers. Secure dry storage is provided together with sink, washing machine and dryer for guests in a large former coach house.

Devil's Bridge is a place for total relaxation or abundant outdoor activities, with stunning views over the gorge and surrounding Cambrian Mountains. The top visitor attractions in Mid Wales are found within 15 minutes of Devil's Bridge, including the Vale of Rheidol Steam Railway to Aberystwyth, the glorious Hafod Estate with superb scenic walks, Bwlch Nant yr Arian visitor centre with mountain bike trails, daily Red Kite feeding, signed walks, café and large children’s play area.

Ceredigion has many excellent local artists exhibiting and selling work. The area also hosts various festivals and sporting events throughout the year and holds regular farmers’ markets. Many local delis and cafés provide opportunities to enjoy quality local produce with friendly service.

Beautiful Cardigan Bay offers dolphin watching trips, miles of superb beaches and lovely coves, picturesque harbours, coastal paths, scenic drives and attractions for all ages.


Shire Cottage sleeps 2 in 1 double bedroom. It is a single storey cottage.

Bedroom: large room with double bed, double wardrobe, drawers and lamps
Ensuite bathroom: bath with shower above, WC and wash hand basin

Living area: open plan, full of character with high ceilings and exposed beams, 2 comfortable sofas, 32" flat screen TV, coffee table and table lamps, dining table with 2 chairs

Kitchen: (separate from living area) with electric fan oven, ceramic hob with extractor over, fridge with freezer compartment and microwave.


At Yr Hen Stablau (The Old Stables) you have a large shared garden above the cottages with summerhouse with furniture. There is an outside terrace and garden benches to enjoy the stunning views over the gorge and Cambrian Mountains beyond. There is a shared secure storage and laundry room with washer and tumble dryer in the adjacent Coach House. Private off road parking in front of the property.

Key facts

• Bed linen and towels provided
• Travel cot available, bring your own cot bedding
• Gas central heating
• Heating and electricity included
• Free WiFi
• Two well behaved dogs welcome at £35 each per stay
• No smoking in the cottage

The other cottages at Yr Hen Stablau are Cob Cottage, Upper Coach House and Lower Coach House.

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£100 each week or part week (non-refundable) to be received within 1 day or full amount immediately if booking within 6 weeks of the start of the holiday


6 weeks before start of holiday.

5% discount when you book two consecutive weeks.