Y Golomen

Cardiff, South Wales

  • 5 Star

You can book this property from:

  • £687 per week
  • £98 per night
  • 5 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 1 double bed


  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Welcome pack
  • Countryside views


  • Travel cot
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor storage
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking
  • Secure bicycle storage
  • Rural location

How far to ...?

  • Beach 2.5 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles
  • Shop 0.5 miles

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Pony trekking/horse riding


  • On one level, no stairs
  • Walk-in shower
  • Ground floor bath/shower room
  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bedroom

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.


This award-winning self-catering cottage sleeps 4 people in a residential area of Barry, with numerous beaches nearby and the vibrant Cardiff city-centre a 20-minute drive from the property. Far-reaching countryside views across the Vale of Glamorgan can be enjoyed from the balcony and there are also a number of attractions in the area including the Glamorgan Heritage Coast.

Converted into 5 star accommodation Y Golomen is one of a pair of adjoining cottages on a former farm. There are shops and places to eat drink within walking distance. The farm was at one time one of the largest in the area but now is kept as a small holding. 

Ground Floor
Open plan kitchen, living and dining area.

Kitchen/dining area: Fully equipped with electric oven, gas hob, dishwasher, fridge freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, microwave and dining table with seating for 4 people.

Living area: 2 two-seater leather sofas, Smart TV, Bluetooth soundbar, DVD, iPod docking station and games console. The bi-folding doors open out on to balcony offering stunning views across the Vale.

Bedroom 1: King Bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath, WC and wash basin.

Bedroom 2: Double bedroom with en-suite walk in shower room with shower cubicle, WC and wash basin.

External: Large sun-drenched lawn with on-site BBQ and there is also a secure bike storage shed and storage space for any sporting equipment.

Sleeps 4: 1 King, 1 Double

C/O day – Fully Flexible. Underfloor heating. Bed linen and towels provided. Parking available. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request (cot linen not provided). Wi-Fi available. No pets accepted (on-site kennels available if required). No smoking. Award winning cottage - Building Excellence Awards 2015.

Welcome pack on arrival includes: Tea, coffee, sugar, milk, home-made cakes and biscuits. Let us know if you're celebrating a special occasion and we will also include an extra surprise in your welcome pack.

**Please note the following items are also provided: Kitchen - salt and pepper, kitchen roll, washing up liquid, dishwasher tabs, new dishcloths and scourers, tin foil and cling film. Bathroom - liquid hand soap and 2 toilet rolls per toilet. General cleaning products - bleach, shower cleaner, anti-bacterial spray etc.


Recently converted into 5 star accommodation Y Golomen is one of a pair of adjoining cottages on a former farm. There are shops and places to eat drink within walking distance. The farm was at one time one of the largest in the area but now is kept as a small holding. Cardiff Wales Airport is only 5 minutes away by car making the cottage a great location to stay before or following a flight.

Barry has recently shot to fame again due to the TV series Gavin and Stacey and Barry Island is only 2.5 miles from the cottage. The town itself has plenty of places to eat, drink and shop and there is also a leisure centre and pool. Porthkerry Country Park (1.5 miles away) is a large park great for family fun, bbq’s and also has an 18 hole pitch and putt course.

The cottage is only 9 miles from Cardiff and with great road, bus and train links (Barry station being just 1.6 miles from the cottage) it is also an ideal location to stay whilst attending any sporting event in the Millennium Stadium or elsewhere in the city. Cardiff is a popular city with a huge selection of shops and restaurants. There are also many all-weather activities available including an indoor water park and olympic sized pool and the International White Water Centre. Cardiff Bay is also worth a visit and jet or pleasure boat rides can be booked from here, as can the water-taxi from and into the City centre.

The farm itself has a colourful history, dating back pre 17th Century and was once owned by Sir Williams St John who was a vice-admiral who famously captured Sir Walter Raleigh and also jailed for piracy.


Great beaches nearby, ranging from the bustling resort of Barry Island 2.5 miles, to the more peaceful and stunning beach at Southerndown 24 miles.


There are many walks including public footpaths from the cottage. The Glamorgan Heritage Coastal Path that links up to the all Wales Coastal Path is a great walk. Public footpath 0.1 miles


Fantastic sea fishing both from the shore and via charters boats from Barry. 2 miles Dyffryn Springs Course and Game Fishery is a great day-ticket venue. 4 miles


Nearby courses include The Vale Resort (7 miles) and the prestigious Celtic Manor, host to the 2010 Ryder Cup (32 miles). Brynhill Golf Course backs on to the land at the rear of the cottage. 0.2 miles.


The quiet country lanes found around the farm are ideal for road cycling. 0.4 miles

Pony trekking

Liege Manor Equestrian Centre is Wales' premier equestrian centre and home to over 70 horses and ponies. The centre specialises in tuition for all ages and abilities. 2 miles

Water Sports

Cardiff International White Water Centre (CIWW) offers canoeing, white water rafting, kayaking, hydro speed and hot-dogging. 8.5 miles.