Our Inspector's View
Caemorgan Mansion stands in its own peaceful grounds, a haven for local wildlife, on the fringes of Cardigan, and is ideally located for visiting the glorious local beaches. Bought in a derelict state, the owners have breathed new life into the property. The bedrooms are spacious and have high quality bathrooms; several have feature showers and baths. The smart dining room overlooking the gardens is the ideal place to sample the innovative cuisine made from locally sourced produce at breakfast and dinner. The friendly hosts are on hand to offer suggestions for places to visit during your stay.
Facilities – at a glance
A true labour of love has transformed this glorious Welsh mansion
- Rooms 5
- Free TV
- DVD Player
- Lounge without TV
- Open parking
- Steps for wheelchair: 4
- Maximum number of guests: f
- Dinner Served
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About The area
The name ‘Ceredigion’ takes a bit of explanation. The town of Cardigan gives its name to the surrounding bay, but the county now uses the Welsh word for Cardiganshire – Ceredigion, pronounced with a ‘dig’. Cardigan Bay itself is a large inlet of the Irish Sea and stretches from Bardsey Island to Strumble Head. With many beaches and a unique marine life, it’s the place to come to spot bottlenose dolphins, porpoises and Atlantic grey seals. The area is a Special Area of Conservation (SAC), designated under European law to protect its species and habitats. The Ceredigion coastal path is also a major attraction.
Much of the surrounding land is fertile farmland, dotted with towns and seaside resorts such as Fishguard, New Quay, Aberaeron, Aberystwyth, Borth, Aberdyfi, Barmouth and Porthmadog. It’s also a section of coast that major rivers flow into, including the Afon Glaslyn, Teifi, Rheidol, Dyfi, Aeron, Dysynni and Mawddach. Historically, the area supported a strong maritime industry. Cardigan was a major hub, once having more than 300 ships registered in its port, seven times as many as Cardiff. Due to being something of a backwater, in many ways this area remains charmingly unspoilt. The nearby heather-clad Preseli Hills are an additional delight.
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