• Valley view from Red Kite Cottage
  • Elan Valley In Winter
  • Morning display
  • Entrance to the Walkway onto Cors Caron Nature Reserve
  • Red Kite Cottage bathed in winter sunshine.
  • Summer hay making at Red Kite Cottage
  • Red Kite Close to The Cottage
  • Summer at Red Kite cottage
  • Elan Valley In Winter
  • Local valley views toward the coast
  • Snowy scene of the valley .
  • Bluebell Woods at Black Covert.
  • Buzzard sunning himself by the lake.
  • The Red White Kite (Leucistic) making a visit.
  • Fishing boat returning home to Aberystwyth Harbour.
  • Gold Crest in the garden.
  • New Year Sunset
  • Prehistoric Forest Borth Beach
  • Red Kite Mum and chick close to the cottage
  • Valley view from the hot tub.
  • Summer at Red Kite Cottage
  • Time to relax

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The local area area1has a lot to offer holiday makers. Only 10-15 mins away by car is the lively seaside resort of Aberystwyth. About the same distance away from the beautiful beach and Sand Dunes at Ynyslas. The local pubs offer great Real Ales and good food.

Ornithologists can visit the famous Nant Yr Arian Red Kite Centre and watch the Red Kites feeding. The Red Kites are the main natural attraction in the valley, nesting in our woodland alongside over 40 varieties of birds including Buzzards, Red Starts, Woodpeckers, Crossbills and Owls.
For those that like a little adventure in their holiday, Nant-yr-Arian forest sits high on the mountains just inland from Aberystwyth, and offers stunning high-level wilderness riding direct from the doorstep of our accommodation or within easy reach of Coed Y Brenin & Mach Trails.

area2With trails heading out into the epic scenery of the Cambrian Mountains, this is a fantastic area for those who like their mountain bike riding rugged. Walkers will be spoilt for choice with a variety of exploration opportunities ranging from the relaxing amble along the forest tracks surrounding the Cottage, to challenging rugged climbs across the local mountain ranges.

For those that like the local attractions, Devil’s Bridge Waterfalls, the Silver Lead Mine and the Nany Y Moch Reservoir offer hours of interesting exploration and history.

If you fancy a weekend spent learning a new skill we can also offer craft instruction in Quilting, Embroidery and Collage.This is provided by a local lady who offers one to one instruction in an informal friendly environment. For more information regarding availability please contact us or Jan Armstrong on 01970 880520.

The choice of things to do here is endless.You can even explore the area by 4×4 with Cambrian Safaris who offer a variety of tours. These can be tailored to suit,dogs are welcome and it is a way of exploring the area with a knowledgeable guide.Please use any of the links below to view just some of the attractions Mid Wales has to offer.