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“Excellent location”
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72 reviews
The Loft
Kingfisher, Swallow Cottage
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The Loft from an angle
The fabulous maize field
Welcome to The Loft
The lovely sunny private patio for the Loft
Welcome to Duffryn Mawr
Meet Lucy, her pals Bud and Jason were in the field when she posed for this.
One of large and airy bathrooms.
One of our double  bedrooms
The kitchen in Kingfisher Cottage
The Loft living room
The Hideaway Shepherd Hut, new to Duffryn Mawr
The Hideaway's kitchen with pipsqueak stove!
Dinner for two!
All ready for a cosy sleep!
With its very own shower room!
Swallow's Nest.  An extra bedroom to go with the cottages.
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Cottage -
5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 15
Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan, Southern Wales, Wales

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Very good - based on 72 reviews
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LKF82015
Brussels, Belgium
1 review
“Excellent location”
Reviewed 2 October 2015 for a stay in August 2015

The cottages are in a beautiful and peaceful location. They have lovely gardens.
The location of the cottages gives easy access by car to the market town of Cowbridge and the Glamorgan coastline. We particularly like Marcross (Lighthouse), Southerndown and Porthcawl - the latter two locations offer wonderful sandy beaches.
The M4 is not far away which meant we could enjoy day trips to Cardiff, Caerphilly castle, the National Botanical Gardens at Caernarvon, the Roman Fortress and Baths at Caerleon and spend a lovely day up in the Brecon Beacons.
Rosie and Simon had also compiled an excellent list of local restaurants which are good, friendly and reasonably priced.

Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Janny06
1 review
“Delightful stay in idyllic setting”
Reviewed 30 September 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Swallow cottage has all facilities with farmyard and rural views, and owners very welcoming to me and my dog. Easy access to M4 but quiet, peaceful location, yet stll close to Cardiff

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adwales
Mid Wales
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“Helpful hosts & lovely location”
Reviewed 30 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We stayed in the Loft at Duffryn Mawr, the owners were friendly and made us feel very welcome. The cottage was close to Cowbridge (which was a very pretty town), Cardiff and the Vale Hotel, where the Welsh Rugby Team were staying but we failed to see them. We did most of our food shopping in Llantrisant where there was plenty to choose from. The garden of the property was excellent for relaxing and playing swingball !! Good walks for taking our dog. The decor of the Loft was a little dated but felt comfortable.

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
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bridie200
Paihia, New Zealand
2 reviews
“Excellant stay in Vale of Glamorgan”
Reviewed 23 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Stayed for one week with husband and 2 sons. Wish it could have been longer. Great stay in converted stable- all amenities including washing machine. Enjoyed seeing the horses opposite in their stable. Perfect Welsh countryside. Close to M4. So easy travelling. Lovely walks from accommodation. Delightful hosts. Thank you Simon and Rosie. Hope to visit again.

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Liked best: Location.
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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
9 Jul 2015
Hi girls, I'm so glad you had a good weekend and I was very impressed that the bbq went ahead even though it was pouring down. How can you blame the dogs for paying a visit when you were all so friendly. Hope to welcome any of you back soon. Have a great summer!
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