Local Information

Dunraven Bay
Dunraven Bay

Much loved by the locals and attracting many visitors every year, although officially called Dunraven Bay, it is also often referred to as Southerndown beach taking its name from the nearby village. This beach is a great place to fossil hunt and has some of the best...

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Dyffryn Gardens
Dyffryn Gardens

Dyffryn Gardens is a collection of botanical gardens located near the villages of Dyffryn and St. Nicholas in the Vale of Glamorgan. The gardens were selected by the British Tourist Authority as one of the Top 100 gardens in the UK and are in the care of the National...

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Barry Island
Barry Island

Barry Island has attracted visitors since the 1870’s and the appeal of its golden beaches, cafes and family amusements is stronger than ever. The recently refurbished seafront now offers a sweeping promenade along the entire length of Whitmore Bay beach, against a...

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Just across the water from Cardiff Bay, Penarth is a seaside town full of charm and character. Penarth’s Victorian and Edwardian founders created an elegant resort with fine public buildings and ornate houses. It’s restored Art Deco Pier, complete with art gallery,...

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Llantwit Major
Llantwit Major

Llantwit Major (3 miles away) or “Llanilltud Fawr” has developed quietly while retaining its meandering medieval streets and fine stone buildings. It’s intentionally unassuming, yet with unrivalled provenance as the most important early Christian settlement in Wales...

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Called Y Bont-faen (the stone bridge) in Welsh, this understated historic market town has become one of Wales’ most fashionable places to see and be seen. Originally a Roman settlement, it is one of very few medieval walled towns in Wales: the South Gate and portions...

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The Glamorgan Heritage Coast
The Glamorgan Heritage Coast

The Glamorgan Heritage Coast stretches for 14 miles, from Aberthaw to Porthcawl with plunging cliffs, secluded coves and breathtaking views it is a must for walkers, cyclists or anyone with a love of the countryside.  The whole coastline is fringed with delightful...

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Gileston is a small hamlet in the Vale of Glamorgan with about 60 residents, St Giles church which is the centre of the village and open to visit. Gileston Church is dedicated to St Giles (St Mabon) although it also takes its name from the Giles family who held the...

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The Limpert
The Limpert

The Limpert is situated on the Leys Beach, at Limpert Bay, it was originally a 15th century boat house and is the most southerly house in wales, The Limpert Inn which was next to the boat house was a thatched inn on the beach were many a sailor stayed whist their...

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After you have submitted a booking request please wait for us to contact you to confirm your booking. This may not be immediate, but normally within a couple of hours.

Contact Numbers

Below are our details if we are not at home and emergency numbers just in case you need them:

Sharne Tel 07881 803380
Tucker Tel 07803 319448
Danielle Tel 07889 738528

Emergency Numbers


Chapel Surgery

Gileston Road

St Athan. CF62 4PZ

Tel 01446 751010

Hospital A & E:

Princess of Wales Hospital

Coity Road

Bridgend, CF31 1RQ

Tel 01446 752752

01446 361867
07881 803380
Public Transport

Train Service

Trains run hourly from Llantwit Major and Rhoose to Cardiff and Bridgend

 Trains run every 15 mins from Barry to Cardiff

 Bus Service

X31 St Athan to Cardiff

303 St Athan to Cardiff

303 St Athan to Bridgend

T9 Cardiff Airport to Cardiff

 For Timetable ring Traveline Cymru 0800 46400 00


 Taxi Services

 Major Cabs 01446 794545

JD Taxi’s 01446 711460

A2B  Taxi’s 01446 747500

Andy Cars 01446 796777

Local Shops

Co-op - St Athan Cross Roads 7am – 11pm – ¾ mile
Esso Garage 24hrs – ¾ mile
Londis- St Athan 8am – 8pm– 1 mile
Chemist - St Athan – 1 mile

Llantwit Major and Cowbridge are our nearest smaller towns, they are both 3 miles in distance away.

Contact Numbers

Below are our details if we are not at home and emergency numbers just in case you need them:
Sharne Tel 07881 803380
Tucker Tel 07803 319448
Danielle Tel 07889 738528

Emergency Numbers

Doctors - Chapel Surgery, Gileston Road, St Athan. CF62 4PZ, Tel 01446 751010
Hospital A & E - Princess of Wales Hospital, Coity Road, Bridgend, CF31 1RQ, Tel 01446 752752

Places to Visit

To give you an idea of some of the amazing places situated near our guest house, we have compiled a small list below. We recommend visiting:

The Brecon Beacons National Park
Cardiff City Centre
Cardiff Bay
The National Botanic Gardens and Aberglasney
Cowbridge and Llantwit Major
Dyffryn House and Gardens
Llandaff Cathedral
Penarth and Cosmeston Country Park and Medieval Village
St Fagans National History Museum
Tredegar House
The Glamorgan Heritage Coast
The Gower Peninsula
Castell Coch and Caerphilly Castle

Place to Eat

Recommended Places to Eat:

Illtud's 216

Church Street, Llantwit Major
Tel: 01446 793800


The Highwayman Inn

Nurston Rhoose, Vale of Glamorgan
CF62 3BH
Tel: 01446 719105



69 High Street, Cowbridge
Tel: 01446 774645


Blue Anchor Inn – Winner of Food Pub of the Year
Tel: 01446 750329


Plough and Harrow

Tel: 01656 890209


Bar 44 - Tapas Restaurant

44C High Street, Cowbridge CF71 7AG
Tel: 01446 776488


The Penny Farthing

54 High Street, Cowbridge CF71 7AH
Tel: 01446 774999


The Market Place Restaurant

66 High Street, Cowbridge
Tel: 01446 774800


Six Bells Penmark – Restaurant and Village Pub

Tel– 01446 710229