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Getting to Dolgoch Mill Cottages is easy. Look out for the red postbox in Drefelin. See our Google Map and detailed driving directions below.

Directions

Dolgoch Mill Cottages, Drefelin, Drefach Felindre, Carmarthenshire, Wales SA44 5XB

PLEASE NOTE: The driveway down from the road to Dolgoch Mill Cottages is short, but quite narrow and quite steep. It is absolutely fine for most family sized cars, SUV’s and MPV’s – but the first time you drive down it you may find it… different!

We have had all manner of delivery vans deliver to our front door and our trusty, fairly low, Z4 tackles it fine. However it may not be to everyone’s taste so if you have any doubts, or are travelling in anything bigger than a ‘typical’ seven seater or have a very low or lowered car please contact us for advice before arriving.

Dolgoch Mill Cottages are located in a beautiful Welsh valley. Some of the access roads into Drefelin from the surrounding hills are therefore narrow, steep and have hairpin bends – some have all three! If you desire an easier route to Dolgoch Mill Cottages then enter Drefelin from the west by driving to Drefach Felindre first and then on to Drefelin or our postcode of SA44 5XB. If you are only used to city driving and want to start your holiday with something a little bit different then enter Drefelin from the east which will give you the chance to enjoy narrow single track lanes, steep hills and hairpin bends! You may also drive past the five single storey weavers cottages that date back to a time when the area was the centre of the Welsh woollen industry.

From the east

SATNAV: Using SatNav with our postcode SA44 5XB will take you to the centre of Drefelin. The centre of the hamlet is a couple of hundred metres west of Dolgoch Mill Cottages. Look for the red postbox and you’ll see our driveway.

 

If you enter Drefelin from the east look for the red postbox on a stick on your left-hand side; don’t drive past any buildings on the left.

 

It’s hard to see Dolgoch Mill Cottages from the road as they are hidden by trees but they are only 30 metres away – down the steep gravel drive just after the postbox and before the first white property at road level on the left.

 

Drive slowly down the gravel drive, over the narrow bridge and park in the courtyard.

 

From the west

SATNAV: Using SatNav with our postcode SA44 5XB will take you to the centre of Drefelin. The centre of the hamlet is a couple of hundred metres west of Dolgoch Mill Cottages. Look for the red postbox and you’ll see our driveway.

 

If you enter Drefelin from the west, for example from Drefach Felindre, then drive all the way through the hamlet and towards the eastern end.

 

Look for the red postbox on a stick on your right, and then drive past it and continue up the hill.

 

It’s practically impossible to turn into Dolgoch drive from the west so you’ll need to drive past the postbox a couple of hundred metres and then turn around where the road turns sharp right. Drive back towards the centre of Drefelin and the red postbox will now be on your left. Immediately after the postbox drive slowly down the gravel drive, over the narrow bridge and park in the courtyard.

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