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Cefn Mably Lakes

9.9
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Relaxing on the deck

General

  • 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!

Please note

This is an adults-only site. Children under the age of 18 are not allowed on site.

Bookings must not be for more than 14 consecutive nights.

The site caters for families (immediate members) and couples only - bookings from all other forms of groups are not accepted.

Discount cards and gift vouchers cannot be applied to bookings made via Pitchup.com.


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9.9

Overall rating based on 18 reviews

 

100% would recommend this park to a friend.

100% would stay here again.

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Best UK lodge for couples getaway!08/22/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomRoxy A.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Heron cabin (waterside, hot tub)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Everything! The staff, location, lodge, environment, peaceful atmosphere, proximity to amenities and cleanliness were faultless. We cannot wait to return.

    Disliked: 

    Absolutely nothing! The best UK lodge we have stayed in!

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Lovely tranquil location & modern interior, had a wonderful stay ...07/21/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAndrew P.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Heron cabin (waterside, hot tub)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Lovely tranquil location & modern interior, had a wonderful stay & the hot tub was always in use.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Excellent site. Clean lodge with everything you need. Peaceful private06/04/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomRenee H.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Grebe cabin (waterside, hot tub)
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  • Liked: 

    Everything!! Staff were really friendly and welcoming. The lodge was perfect and private- exactly what we wanted. Very clean with everything we needed. The lake was beautiful and so peaceful.

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Beautiful, tranquil setting surrounded by lakes. Friendly and helpful staff ...05/28/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJade G.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Heron cabin (waterside, hot tub)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Beautiful, tranquil setting surrounded by lakes.
    Friendly and helpful staff :)
    Local pub and restaurant 5 minutes away.
    Clean, with all necessary amenities in lodge.
    Little shop situated on site for essentials.

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Excellent site clean an friendly staff defo go back05/25/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Grebe cabin (waterside, hot tub)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    What a lovely place well looked after,, clean friendly staff ,,, the loge was lush on the lake could not fault it one bit took my husband there for his 40th birthday so he could do some fishing an will definitely go back there,,,a big thumbs up from me

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Super helpful friendly staff !, can’t wait to book again05/20/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJonathan D.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Heron cabin (waterside, hot tub)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Peaceful, private, clean and also plenty of information and things to do if we wanted

    Disliked: 

    Going home

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Anonymous user

Excellent for short break and chance to unwind04/27/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Pochard cabin (hot tub, waterside, family)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Hot tub and it’s private location on your own lake. Very pretty setting, quiet and relaxing

    Disliked: 

    Bit tight for sleeping arrangements as little storage space. Just need to be creative and organised!!

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A piece of tranquil heaven. So good we booked to go again.04/13/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Heron cabin (waterside, hot tub)
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    Complete tranquility. Not overlooked.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing to dislike.

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Lovely place, quiet, out the way but not too far ...10/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Heron cabin (waterside, hot tub)
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    Lovely place, quiet, out the way but not too far to drive into town. Happy polite staff, really good

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Lovely peaceful relaxing retreat. The perfect place to unwind and ...08/28/2018

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Kingfisher cabin (waterside, hot tub)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Lovely peaceful relaxing retreat. The perfect place to unwind and we don’t even fish. Lodge has everything you need even heated towel rail to dry off your towel after a lovely soak in the hot tub

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Features

Leisure on park

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Hot tub

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Playground

Recreation room/arcade

Takeout

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on park

Bath available

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Laundromat

Local produce

Parent & baby washroom

Payphone

Pick-up from public transport

Restrooms

Shower available

Washing-up area

Wheelchair access

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Dump station

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

No dogs allowed

Themes

Hikers’ paradise

Lake and/or mountain

Peaceful

Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Cycling nearby

Golf nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Convenience store nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Type

Tiny (1-10 sites)

Camping 2.0

Microlodges

Location

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  • Cefn Mably, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, CF3 6LP
  • Timezone Europe/London +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 51.5582°N 3.1185°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Cardiff: Cathays Park Coach Stop — 5.6 miles
Newport (S. Wales): Bus Station — 5.7 miles
Cardiff: Cardiff Castle Coach Stop — 6.0 miles
Train stations
Lisvane & Thornhill Rail Station — 3.0 miles
Llanishen Rail Station — 3.3 miles
Rogerstone Rail Station — 3.4 miles
Ferry ports
Cardiff Castle Waterbus Stop — 6.0 miles
Newport (S Wales) Ferry Terminal — 6.1 miles
Taffs Mead Waterbus Stop — 6.4 miles
Airports
Cardiff International Airport — 14.6 miles
Bristol International Airport — 21.2 miles

Directions


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.

Must see

  • Caerphilly Castle (4.6 miles)
  • National Museum Cardiff (5.6 miles)
  • Castell Coch (5.8 miles)

National Trust

  • Clevedon Court (14.8 miles)
  • Tyntesfield (19.0 miles)

Cycle routes

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

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

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Permitted arrival/departure time

On-park accommodation
Arrive:  3 p.m. –  6 p.m.
Depart by:  10 a.m.

Cefn Mably Lakes cancelation policy

No refunds within 1 week of arrival date.

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Modifications are subject to a £50.00 ($65.73) fee.

Bookings cannot be amended within 7 day(s) of arrival.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancelations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Cefn Mably Lakes will debit the balance from your card 10 days before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 10 days then the balance will be taken immediately.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

Payment methods accepted at the park

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 7 day(s) of arrival.
Modifications are subject to a £50.00 ($65.73) fee.

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
All guests spending the night at the park must present their ID at the reception desk and sign registration forms.
This is an adults-only site. Children under the age of 18 are not allowed on site.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

General
A state-issued fishing license is required (you'll need to apply for this beforehand).
Bookings must not be for more than 14 consecutive nights.
Discount cards and gift vouchers cannot be applied to bookings made via Pitchup.com.
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.
Quiet hours must be respected between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and trunks must be closed quietly.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behavior is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Occupancy
The site caters for families (immediate members) and couples only - bookings from all other forms of groups are not accepted.

Reception
Reception is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. between 10/31 and 10/30.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Firearms are not permitted.
Open fires are prohibited.

Vehicles
No vehicle movement between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m..
Only one car is to be parked at the site. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.

Visitors
Visitors are not permitted on site.

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