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UK Wales North Wales Gwynedd Aberdovey Smugglers Cove Boatyard

  • Sleeps 5 (max 5 adults, 4 children)
Accommodates up to 5 people

The Owner Says

One of three south-facing pitches on a raised slate plateau beside the Dyfi estuary, separated from each other by shrubs and each with a fire place, .

They are accessed through a traditional working boatyard and a short 100m coastal path (wheelbarrow provided!). Toilets, showers and washing up facilities are located within the boatyard. Firewood can be purchased either from the main office or by the carpenter's boat.

Your tent looks out onto a constantly changing vista: at low tide, sand and the river channel, marching geese and  waders. We are 2 miles from nesting ospreys who fish in our water. At high tide, there's an expanse of water suitable for sailing, canoeing and swimming. We have a slipway and boat storage facilities.
Please note: We have recently laid fresh turf and we are currently restricting the number of tents per pitch to one per booking. We request that you pitch on an area not used by the previous campers to allow regrowth.

About Smugglers Cove Boatyard

Suitable For

Group bookings, family gatherings and celebrations.

Nearby

The natural beauty of the valley river and surrounding area - mountains, beaches, forests, sand dunes, wildlife, bird reserves, protected wet lands etc. 

Food & Drink

Seabreeze, Penhelig and the delicatessen in Aberdyfi. Number 21, Wynnstay, the delicatessen, Llew Coch, Caffi Alys, Dyfi Roastery in Machynlleth and Ynyshir Michelin star restaurant in Eglwys Fach.
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Location

Smugglers Cove Boatyard is located at Frongoch, Aberdyfi, Gwynedd, LL35 0RG

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Getting There

By car from Machynlleth, take the A487 towards the train station and continue under the railway bridge and over the river bridge and then turn left onto the A493 to Aberdyfi. Drive for about 6 miles, through Pennal and Cwrt, and then follow the road down to the river. The white-walled building on the right is Quarry Cottage; continue for 100m and turn left into the boatyard. Park and walk through the tunnel to Smugglers Cove cottages. By public transport, take the train from Birmingham to Machynlleth, where there's a taxi rank; there's also a local bus, the X29 which runs every two hours and stops at the boatyard.

The nearest train station is Penhelig in Aberdyfi (3 miles) or Machynlleth (6 miles).