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Plas Dolau
Plas Dolau - spacious lounge or meeting room
Dining room
The West Wing for family accommodation
Y Gelli - The guest house on the estate
Twin en-suite - Y Gelli Guesthouse
A bluetit enjoying peanuts from our feeder
Surrounding fields
Family En-Suite Room
Catering standard kitchen
Bunk rooms - perfect for youth groups
Plas Dolau - spacious lounge or meeting room
Dining room
The West Wing for family accommodation
Y Gelli - The guest house on the estate

Plas Dolau Country Estate, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales

Sleeps 11 - 56 13 Bedrooms 45 Dining

Large holiday houses sleeping 56 near the coast and Snowdonia National Park, for families and school trips

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Plas Dolau Country Estate, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales, sleeps 11 - 56 in 13 bedrooms.

Sleeps 11 to 56 in the main house (Plas Dolau) and guest house (Y Gelli)

Plas Dolau Country House (front of house hostel): sleeps 38
Plas Dolau Country House (West wing self catered): sleeps 8

Or book sole use: 46

Y Gelli Guest House: sleeps 11

With a variety of accommodation options, and flexible catering arrangements, Plas Dolau is suitable for large groups of friends and family, youth and school residential trips and corporate group getaways. Please note that we do not accept hen and stag groups. Plas Dolau is available with exclusive or shared use.

The estate is situated in 25 acres of wood and farmland in the Rheidol valley three miles from the University Town of Aberystwyth. Close to the sea and within easy reach of the Cambrian Mountains, there is plenty to explore (or study). Aberystwyth has much to offer, from the National Library of Wales and the Arts Centre to the shops, museum and cinema of the town. The coast and Snowdonia National Park are both close by, with a wealth of activities available to choose from.

Plas Dolau has a mixture of family rooms and dormitories, which sleep up to 45 people. With two kitchens and lounges, it adapts well to large and small groups. There is full central heating, plenty of bathrooms and toilets,. All of the family bedrooms have TVs as well as tea and coffee making equipment. There is a comfortable lounge with a TV.

If your group is larger, Y Gelli provides comfortable accommodation in a Swedish farm guesthouse. There is also plenty of space outside for additional guests in tents or caravan.

We provide bed and breakfast, with evening meals and packed lunches by arrangement.

With three lounges, the facilities are also suitable for business events, and we offer an attractive day rate for meetings.

The surrounding countryside has plenty of interest for family outings or for school groups wishing to study the Environment. The forestry centres abound in wildlife, there are the fish ladders and a hydro-electric scheme in the Rheidol valley, and there is much opportunity within a few miles of studying the marine environment.

Please note: WiFi is only available in Y Gelli Guest House.



Please contact with requirements. Y Gelli has an en suite ground floor twin bedroom.


Good mobile reception.


Regularly inspected, well equipped catering kitchen, sometimes available for school use. Farmhouse style domestic kitchen provided for smaller groups.

Dining Room

Comfortable chairs and go-pak tables. Easily converted for teaching, craft or computer activities.

Sitting Room

The main lounge has comfortable seating, a couple of small coffee tables and a piano. The main lounge can also be used for teaching.

TV and Music Facilities

TVs in Plas Dolau family bedrooms and in the lounge.

Games Room

Games room available with table-tennis, a pool table and table football. (currently out of use)

Heating and Open Fires

Central heating.


Plas Dolau has both family rooms and dormitory rooms with a mix of bunks and beds. In Y Gelli there's a family suite.


Bed linen and towels are provided.


Plenty of shower facilities.

Children's Facilities

Cots and high chairs are available.


Extensive grounds and gardens with woodland and access to the River Rheidol.


Parking is adjacent to both properties.


No smoking.

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Plas Dolau

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Situated in the beautiful Rheidol valley just two miles from the coast and pleasant market town of Aberystwyth in West Wales.

  • Aberystwyth is 3 miles away. A university town and home of the National Library, there are plenty of shops, museum, 2 beaches including rock pools.
  • A range of shops in Aberystwyth is 3 miles away.
  • Aberystwyth, 3 miles away.
  • Birmingham.
  • Aberystwyth.

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