Plas Dolau Country House Hostel, Lovesgrove, Aberystwyth, SY23 3HP
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OverviewPlas Dolau is set in 25 acres of quiet countryside just 3 miles from the popular coastal town of Aberystwyth. Ideal for exploring West Wales, walking, cycling, riding, fishing and golf etc. and central for day trips to Snowdonia and Pembrokeshire. The warm country mansion (WTB 4 star hostel) has mainly dormitory style accommodation for up to 45 people. An adjoining Swedish style farmhouse (WTB 3 star guest house) can take another 15. Plas Dolau includes meeting rooms, dining rooms, games room, outdoor areas and walks. Various options for accommodation, provision of food, cooking facilities, etc are available. Ideally suited for youth groups, field courses, retreats, house parties and many other groups or individuals. WiFi is available to all from the guest house. Please feel free to phone to discuss your requirements.
Beds & Rooms:45:+cots. Plus 16 in farmhouse.
Open:All year. 24 hours.
Price per night:From £22 (inc b/fast) to £40 (private,en suite,full b/fast). From £675 for whole mansion. From £450 for half mansion.
Directions:GR 623 813, OS map 135. On the A44, 3 miles from Aberystwyth (1 mile east of railway bridge, 0.6 miles west of A4159 turning to Bow Street). Roadside sign: Plas Dolau B&B Y Gelli.
Public Transport:Nearest train station is in Aberystwyth. Taxi from the station will cost £6-7. National Express coaches and local buses (525 and 526) will set down at the end of the hostel drive.
Walks:Long Distance Walks Trans Euro Trail Wales Coast Path
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A country house hostel not too far from the Wales Coast path
October 12th 2021
An ideal stopover for walkers in a grand country house setting but at hostel prices. Just 3 miles from Aberystwyth and the Wales Coast Path.
Plas Dolau Country House Hostel (rated 4* by the Welsh Tourist Board) sleeps 45 in the main building and 16 in the farmhouse and offers a variety of rooms at different prices. Perfect for both individuals, couples and groups of all sizes. Rooms range from the standard dorms to luxury private en suites. Self-cater or treat yourself to dinner, bed & breakfast.
Plas Dolau is the perfect base for Foraging and Autumnal Walks
September 2nd 2021
With the nights getting shorter, the days getting chillier, Autumn is certainly on it’s way. Autumn is the perfect season to go foraging for foodie items such as mushrooms and blackberries, maybe wrap up a little warmer and head outside for a walk.
With the nights getting shorter, the days getting chillier, Autumn is certainly on it’s way. Autumn is the perfect season to go foraging for foodie items such as mushrooms and blackberries, maybe wrap up a little warmer and head outside for a walk. Set in 25 acres of green land and surrounded by countryside, Plas Dolau is the perfect base for a those foraging, Autumnal walks. You can explore
Dog friendly accommodation in a warm country mansion
December 16th 2019
Plas Dolau welcomes you to explore wales. Just 3 miles from Aberystwyth Plas Dolau is a superb resting point after a long day of experiencing Cardiganshire
Being in such a central location Plas Dolau offers dog friendly accommodation that’s ideal for ramblers or explorers. The mansion sleeps up to 45 people and provides well equipped cooking facilities, dining rooms and even a games room for when you feel the urge for a round of table tennis. There are plenty of dog friendly pubs and cafes nearby. Plas Dolau is also within driving distance of Snowdon for those looking for a more adventurous dog walk.
January 8th 2019
Brian Shaefer-Dryer spent an afternoon and evening in Aberyswyth staying at Plas Dolou Country House Hostel. He found this seaside town full of interesting venues, great sea views and full of entertainment some even from the acrobatic displays of the local avian wildlife which all together added up to the perfect romantic getaway to Aberystwyth.Read More