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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to Cwm Ivy for several years now, and our visits just get better and better, we have stayed in both swallows rest and the bakehouse, the welcome from Christine and Tony always makes you feel like you are visiting relatives rather than you renting out a cottage, always cake, flowers, chocs and a beautifully maintained cottage...

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Chris R, Owner at Welsh Welcome, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review we alway look forward to seeing you both and catching up with your news, and next year is a very special one we (Robin included) hope to see you then. Very kind regards Christine & Tony.

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We had such a lovely time at The Bakehouse that we really didn't want to leave. We were made to feel incredibly welcome, with home made cake and flowers from the garden. The hosts are fabulous- really friendly but unobtrusive. The cottage is simply lovely and perfect for a romantic get away. The gardens are beautiful and we were amused...

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Chris R, Owner at Welsh Welcome, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review we were very pleased you enjoyed your time with us its a pleasure sharing our little patch of Gower and our much loved garden,and hope you will be able to come and see us again. by the way the Robin said thank you. Kind regards Christine

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2016

A warm welcome with a cake awaiting us. Quiet and peaceful which was what we were looking for. A beautiful garden at Welsh Welcome Cwm Ivy Court Farm with the benefit of a hot tub, my first experience of one ..fun. Small issue resolved immediately and cheerfully. Swallows Rest is part of a converted barn with access to the bedroom...

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Chris R, Owner at Welsh Welcome, responded to this review

Thamk you for your review Im so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, as you say The Swallows Rest is a barn convertion, if you have limited mobility stairs might be a problems and The Bakehouse could be a better option. Kind regards Christine

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We had a lovely few days staying the the Bakehouse - a pretty, cosy cottage with a lovely private garden out front for those lazy meals outside, with plenty more beautiful gardens to stroll through and admire (winner of countless 'Wales/Swansea in Bloom' awards). We didn't have a car but didn't miss one at all. We took a taxi from...

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Chris R, Owner at Welsh Welcome, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review I am so pleased you enjoyed you short stay with us and it goes to show you dont need a car there is so much to do on our doorstep, I must say the new hot tub is great after a day walking what better way to unwind,I do hope to see you both...

Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We've just come back from a fortnight staying in Swallows Rest - the accommodation was spacious, cool in even the hottest weather and, everyday, there were the lovely gardens to sit out in and enjoy. It's a truly special place where the owners have put real thought and care into making you welcome, looking after you while respecting your need...

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Chris R, Owner at Welsh Welcome, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review you are quite right due to the thick stone walls the Swallows Rest is cool on hot days and stays warm in the winter and the reading room in the garden is a joy on any day, We do hope to see you both again some time. Kind regards Christine

Clearwell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Perfect cottage in a perfect location! We only had a short break here but will definitely be returning. The cottage is beautifully furnished and well equipped. We loved the detailed welcoming touches: home baked cake, a plant to take home, chocolates on our pillows and so much more! The Nationa Trust area on the doorstep is a haven for wildlife...

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Chris R, Owner at Welsh Welcome, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review I am so pleased you made the most of your a short stay with us this time and hope that you will be able to stay longer next time. I look forward to the Hat of the day. Kind regards Christine

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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

If I could give Welsh Welcome 6 stars I would. We stayed for a week and had a lovely time from start to finish. The accommodation, Swallow's Rest is perfect for a couple. On arrival we were greeted by Christine and Tony who made us feel at home immediately, there was even a freshly baked cake, a Peace Lily to...

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Chris R, Owner at Welsh Welcome, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, we are always delighted when we can see our guests enjoying their well deserved break. Kind regards Christine

Reviewed 8 May 2016

Lovely standalone barn conversion with fantastic high ceilings and all home comforts with great outdoors on your doorstep, Extremely warm welcome from Christine and lovely meal at the local pub. Everything you need in the kitchen to fully self cater, decent TV and DVD for rainy days and beautfiul garden to relax in when the sun is out - lots...

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Chris R, Owner at Welsh Welcome, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write this review Im so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and the garden iI hope you will let us know when you baby boy arives. Kind regard Christine

Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We stayed in the Bakehouse for a long weekend with the dogs (the Bakehouse is dog friendly). Christine greeted us on arrival with some delicious coffee and walnut cake and some sherry and gave us a few pointers but left us to settle in. The cottage is small but just right for a couple, very tastefully furnished and with a...

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Chris R, Owner at Welsh Welcome, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope the plants remind you of this little patch of Gower.

Reviewed 12 June 2015

Everything everyone else has said about this wonderful Welsh sanctuary is true! From the moment we were warmly greeted by Tony and Christine we began to relax. The Swallow's Rest was perfect, everything we needed had been thought of. We loved wandering about in the beautiful gardens, having breakfast with a view of the sea, spending time in the garden...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welshwelcome the perfect place for couples,set in prize winning grounds on the costal path with a hot tub perfect for relaxing and recharging, a short walk to the village community shop or Pub and right next to The Nat Trust nature reserve and Whitford beach if you can take a week off we do short breaks comfortable well equiped we try to give a very Welshwelcome ... more   less 

Additional Information about Welsh Welcome

Address: Cwm Ivy Court Farm Cwm Ivy | Llanmadoc, Swansea SA3 1DJ, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Southern Wales > Swansea County > Swansea
Number of rooms: 2
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Welsh Welcome Swansea, Wales
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