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Waunifor is located in the beautiful Teifi valley on the borders of Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion, close to Cardigan Bay. We are situated along a very quiet rural lane with plenty of lovely walks nearby and just one mile from the old pilgrims way which runs alongside the river Teifi,. The area is popular with anglers, walkers, cyclists, bird-watchers and families as well as providing inspiration for artists, photographers and crafts people. Pony trekking is available on nearby Llanlwni mountain and Brechfa forest provides some of the best mountain bike trails in the UK. The unspoilt beaches of Cardigan Bay (New Quay, Llangrannog, Tresaith, Aberporth) with the coastal path are just 25 minutes drive away and we are in easy reach of Pembrokeshire and the popular walking areas of the Preseli hills and the Brecon Beacons. 

There are a variety of family run pubs close-by providing excellent food and ambience and full details of these are available in the folders in each of the holiday cottages (or if you require details before your visit please contact us). The nearest town is Llandysul (4 miles away) with a wide range of shops and amenities. There is a handy Spar mini-market which is open every day until 10pm apart from Christmas Day and also a CK's Nisa supermarket.  The only bank is Barclays which is open on certain days, however there is a cashpoint machine in the Spar and outside CD's supermarket. There is a post office (yes we’ve still got one!), Boots and Lloyds pharmacies, Taj Indian Takeaway and also Dan I Sang chinese restaurant and takeaway, a pizza restaurant,  in addition to a fish and chip shop. Gary the Butchers (further up from the Spar on the left) supplies naturally raised locally produced meat and chicken and some organic produce. The Italian cafe Buen Appetito (on the right next to Dai Lewis estate agents) has a range of breakfasts, lunches and cakes as well as excellent coffee.

You’ll find many other small shops including hairdressers, newsagents, bookshop and pet and garden shop. Please note there is parking on the high street for 1/2 hour and a publc car park just past the Porth Hotel, next to the childrens play area, for longer periods.

Llandysul is also the home of the Paddlers Canoe Centre which has recently opened a new canoeing lake and offers a variety of water based activities for adults and children.  There is an excellent children’s play area and park where you can enjoy a pleasant walk along the banks of the Teifi.  In the upper part of Llandysul can be found the Swimming Pool (limited opening hours) and Leisure Centre with gym. Larger towns in the area are Lampeter (8 miles away), an ancient University town with several supermarkets (Co-op, Sainsburys), pubs, hotels and a range of shops. Restaurants include an award winning fish and chip shop (Lloyds), Indian restaurant and Chinese as well as a variety of cafes and Jen Jones' Quilt Museum.

In Carmarthen (12 miles) you will find a traditional market, several large supermarkets (Morrisons, Tesco Extra, Lidls, Aldi) and most high street stores as well as a cinema and bowling alley and in Cardigan (16 miles), on the Teifi estuary, as well as an interesting array of small shops, art centre and gallery there is a theatre and cinema. For information about local attractions and nearby beaches click on LOCAL ATTRACTIONS