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Duffryn Mawr Cottages & Shepherd's Huts

  • Pendoylan
  • Vale of Glamorgan
  • CF71 7UP


  • Close to Beach
  • Countryside Views
  • Family
  • Glamping
  • Group Holidays
  • Historic Romantic
  • Open fire / Wood burner
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Pet Friendly
  • Self Catering
  • TV
  • Weekend Breaks

At a Glance

  • Stunning Glamorgan Cottages & Shepherd's Huts
  • Sleep 5, 4 & 2 
  • Short breaks available
  • Stunning rural setting
  • Cardiff (8 miles)
  • Sunny south facing patios

About Duffryn Mawr Cottages & Shepherd's Huts

A collection of charming cottages and cosy renovated shepherd's huts in the beautiful Vale of Glamorgan, Duffryn Mawr Cottages and huts are just a short drive from the award-winning village of Pendoylan.  In the opposite direction sits Peterston Super Ely village with the superb Three Horse Shoes inn serving great food in a relaxing rural setting.  The cottages are set within the attractive grounds of our family home, just off the M4, Junction 34 and only a stone's throw from Cardiff (8 miles), Cowbridge and Cardiff Airport.


The Loft - Sleeps 5

  • A 2 bedroom studio with a ground floor bedroom containing 3 single beds.
  • Upstairs bedroom with a double bed, space for an extra single bed if needed and a Juliette balcony with views across to the Secret Garden and countryside beyond.
  • Pretty south facing patio area with garden views and ample car parking.

King Fisher Cottage - Sleeps 4

  • A beautifully converted two bedroom stone barn with a double and a twin bedroom.
  • Open plan fully fitted kitchen and living area.
  • Two sunny south facing furnished patio areas and ample parking adjacent.

Swallow Cottage - Sleeps 2

  • Cosy one bedroom stone barn conversion for two.
  • Double bedroom and bathroom with an overhead shower.
  • Open plan sitting, kitchen and dining areas.
  • Fully equipped kitchen.
  • South facing furnished patio and ample car parking.

Shepherd's Huts

The Hideaway - Sleeps 2

  • A quirky little shepherd's hut for two, dating from the mid/late 1800s and beautifully modernised.
  • Pretty huts like these were purpose built to shelter shepherds as they watched their flocks.
  • The Hideway overlooks the lambing field so you can sit out in Spring and view the lambs.
  • Accommodation offers a real luxury camping/ glamping experience.
  • Living space includes a seating area with a log burner and flat-screen TV.
  • A cute little kitchen area has 2 hot plates, a microwave, a sink and a fridge.
  • The bathroom includes a wash basin, shower and a wc.  Fluffy soft towels are provided.
  • A welcome pack is included in your stay.

Swallows Nest - Sleeps 2

  • Cosy Swallows Nest is ideal extra accommodation for two, a perfect compliment to Swallow or Kingfisher Cottages.
  • This hut has an extra twin bedroom ideal for two teenagers/extra guests staying with families/friends based in other accommodation onsite. 

Other Things to Note

  • Family friendly and pet friendly accommodation.
  • WiFi hotspot on the premises
  • All three cottages are non-smoking throughout.


 Open all year round. Short breaks are available.

Location/ Local Attractions

  • Duffryn Mawr Cottages and Shepherd's Huts are easily reached just off the M4, Junction 34. 
  • Easy access to nearby Cardiff and the wider Mid and West Wales area - top spots like the Gower Peninsula are a short drive away.
  • Welsh capital Cardiff with its many parks, castles, museums, sports stadiums, restaurants, clubs, bars and spectacular Cardiff Bay waterfront is only 8 miles away!
  • The Glamorgan Heritage Coast, a real Welsh hidden gem, is right on our doorstep.
  • The sand dunes of Merthyr Mawr stretching towards Porthcawl and the stunning Ogmore Estuary and beach are only a 15 minute drive away.
  • Tour the many famous castles in the area from Castell Coch to Caerphilly and Cardiff Castles.  The Museum of Welsh Life is at nearby St Fagans Castle.
  • We're ideally placed for golf breaks - first class courses within easy reach include Celtic Manor, The Royal Porthcawl Links course and the Vale Golf and Country Resort.
  • Enjoy great racing fixtures at nearby Chepstow and Cheltenham racecourses.


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