Lodge on a Lake

Kingfisher from the lake (added by manager 10 Jul 2017)

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  • Stunning lodges set on the water's edge, each with private hot tub
  • A 15-minute drive from Cardiff, Cardiff Bay and Caerphilly
  • Opposite a farm park with animals, pony rides and big heated play barn
Rewind and recharge at Cefn Mably Lakes, in individually designed lakeside lodges overlooking a stunning two-acre lake. The site has eight lakes to pick from for fishing, or you could set off for cycling, walking, sightseeing or shopping nearbyCardiff city centre and Cardiff bay are 15 mins away, as well as Caerphilly or the Welsh mountains. After your day get back to your lodge for a barbecue and a long soak in your own private hot tub. Local pubs are within walking distance and a farm shop is half a mile away pick up plenty of goodies for a picnic or barbecue. Just across the road is Cefn Mably Farm Park, with animals galore, pony and tractor rides, and loads of play areas including a massive heated play barn. There's also Cardiff Golf Centre with driving range, crazy golf, nine-hole golf and footgolf, under two miles away!

Site type

Lodges, cabins, pods or huts 5
Open all year

Languages spoken

English

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Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house Cycle hire Evening entertainment Fishing Fitness centre Games room Hot tub Indoor swimming pool Kids' club On-site restaurant/cafe Outdoor swimming pool Play area TV room Take away Tennis Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available Car parking by pitch/unit Composting toilet Dog park Drying room Food shop Free wifi Ice pack freezing Internet access Launderette Local produce Parent & baby washroom Pick-up from public transport Portable toilet Pub toilets Public telephone Shower available Toilet block Washing-up area Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly Motorcycle friendly Single-sex groups welcome Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue provided Barbecues allowed Campfires allowed Commercial vehicles allowed Dogs allowed No dogs allowed

Themes

Lake and/or mountain Peaceful Remote location Spectacular scenery Walkers' paradise Wildlife haven

Utilities

Charging facilities Chemical disposal Electric car charging point(s) Gas cylinders available Recycling available Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby Dog walk nearby Nearby farmers' market Shop nearby

Type

Tiny (1-10 pitches)

Accessibility

Disabled facilities

Nearby leisure

Cycling nearby Golf nearby Indoor pool nearby Leisure/theme park nearby Mountain biking nearby Restaurant nearby

Location

Lodge on a Lake

Cefn Mably

Cardiff

Glamorgan

Wales

CF3 6LP

Directions

Timezone

Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)

GPS

51.5582°N
-3.11853°W

Nearest transport

Coach
5.6 mi Queensway Q1
5.7 mi Kingsway
6 mi Castle Street
Rail
3 mi Lisvane & Thornhill Rail Station
3.3 mi Llanishen Rail Station
3.4 mi Rogerstone Rail Station
Ferry
6 mi Cardiff Castle Waterbus Stop
6.1 mi Newport (S Wales) Ferry Terminal
6.4 mi Taffs Mead Waterbus Stop
Airport
14.6 mi Cardiff International Airport
21.2 mi Bristol International Airport

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Several country inns are in the immediate vicinity, and it’s 15 minutes by car to the many restaurants, shops and attractions of Cardiff. Nearby Caerphilly, with its immense medieval castle encircled by water, is well worth a trip, and history buffs will also enjoy exploring the history and culture of the Welsh Valleys. Drive a little further and you can reach the stunning scenery of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Water quality at nearby bathing waters

Name Distance Type 2020 2019 2018 2017
Jackson'S Bay Barry Island 13.1 mi Sea N/A Good N/A Good
Whitmore Bay Barry Island 13.5 mi Sea Good Excellent Good Excellent
Clevedon Beach 13.7 mi Estuary N/A Good Good Good
Cold Knap Barry 13.9 mi Sea Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Weston-Super-Mare Sand Bay 14.9 mi Estuary N/A N/A Good Good

Data source: European Environment Agency

Must see

Caerphilly Castle 4.6 mi

National Museum Cardiff 5.6 mi

Castell Coch 5.8 mi

Cardiff Castle 5.9 mi

The Cardiff Story (opens April 1st 2011) 5.9 mi

National Trust

Clevedon Court 14.8 mi

Tyntesfield 19 mi

Blaise Hamlet 21 mi

Westbury College Gatehouse 22 mi

King John's Hunting Lodge 22.8 mi

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Other

Draethen - Ruperra Castle 1.5 mi

Rhyd-y-gwern Woods 1.6 mi

Cardiff Ridgeways 1.6 mi

Machen - Rhymney Valley Ridgeway Footpath - Machen 2.7 mi

Twmbarlwm 4.9 mi

Local events

  • Bristol International Balloon Fiesta (Thursday 8 August 2024 – Thursday 8 August 2024)

    Bristol, Greater Bristol 20.9 mi

  • Green Man Festival (Thursday 15 August 2024 – Thursday 15 August 2024)

    Crickhowell, Powys 21.5 mi

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

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  • What attractions are near Lodge on a Lake? Several country inns are in the immediate vicinity, and it’s 15 minutes by car to the many restaurants, shops and attractions of Cardiff. Nearby Caerphilly, with its immense medieval castle encircled by … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Lodge on a Lake?
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  3 p.m. –  6 p.m.
    Depart by:  10 a.m.
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