Over the Rainbow Vegetarian Country Retreat

A Secluded Vegetarian & Vegan country house retreat, Cardigan Bay

A restored Georgian mansion tucked away down a long farm track. Three miles from the pristine west Wales coast, nestled amongst acres of woodland and gardens with idyllic views across the rolling Welsh countryside. A warm welcome awaits you at Over the Rainbow.

What do we offer?

You can stay B&B for some well earned time out, or hire the venue exclusively for small group holidays, residential retreats, family celebrations and wedding receptions.  Enjoy a relaxed stay in a country house, where you can completely unwind and relax just watching the stars and listening to the silence.

We offer well appointed, sumptuous centrally heated bedroom accommodation including single, double or twin ensuite rooms, with décor reflecting influences of female myths & legends from around the world. Guests also have use of a communal guest lounge / library and large dining room.

We also offer space for retreats and groups. The seclusion and peace of the house lends itself well to retreats, courses and workshops. An inspiring and creative space, practical for movement workshops. An intimate, cosy yet spacious house, homely and practical whilst retaining the quirks of a bygone age.

The retreat is run on ethical and environmentally responsible principles. We use renewable sources for heating, hot water and electricity; we also source much of our produce locally and from our own garden and polytunnels. We are members of Green Key Global, Greentraveller, endorsed by the Vegetarian Society and have been awarded Gold standard by Green Tourism Association.

We also offer a number of events, retreats and themed weekends each year. Check out our Events page, you can also sign up for our e-newsletter to keep up to date with forthcoming events. (Your contact details are kept secureley and never shared them with any third parties. You can un-subscribe at any time.)

Over the Rainbow is open for B&B from late February to mid November each year. If you are interested in booking a group event or retreat during our closed weeks, please get in touch.

Take a quick video tour of Over the Rainbow

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4 weeks ago

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‘Belonging’ is a performance by The Golden Thread Playback Theatre Company at Small World Theatre 17/8/19. ‘Playback Theatre’ is a global form of improvisational theatre founded in 1975. This is an opportunity for you, the audience, to share your stories/ moments and watch them enacted on the spot. Rose and the performers have chosen the theme ‘Belonging’ to inspire your stories, meaning: place – family – culture – group – diversity – fitting in – connections – barriers – friends. The Golden Thread was formed over five years ago and is the only playback theatre company in Wales. Be part of an unique experience this Summer and book your tickets soon (places are limited). “It felt as though we arrived as strangers and left as friends” said one past audience member. Lots more information online with links to book tickets £12 | £10 concessions. There is a discounted ticket price of £8 available for groups of 4+ people booking together. Please contact us to arrange this 01239 615 952 smallworld.org.uk/event/belonging-a-performance-by-the-golden-thread-playback-theatre-company/ #playbacktheatre #sharestories #belonging #wales #connections #community #theatre #improvtheatre #smallworldtheatre #aberteifi #ceredigion ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

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A Bay To Remember
Some dolphins joined us on the way back from Mwnt tonight including a very playful youngster.
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2 months ago

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Scott Waby Aerial Photography and Video
Aberystwyth, a special little town on the West Wales coast.
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3 months ago

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BBC Radio Wales
Puffin Love! 💙

After a whole winter without each other, this lifelong puffin couple reunite. 💕

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4 months ago

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4 months ago

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This season may be your last chance to visit the amazing Sculpture Heaven....This will be our last season at Sculptureheaven as we have decided to retire in October and move to Cardigan. We are hoping to sell Sculptureheaven as a going concern as it is so loved by so many visitors.
This year we open on Wednesday April 3rd and we'll be open each Wednesday and Thursday from 11 til 5 until the end of September. We'll also be open on Easter and August Bank Holiday Mondays.
Many thanks for all your support over the last nine years. We have loved every minute of our time here. Hope you will be able to come and see us before we leave.
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6 months ago

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"Pristine dark skies"Wales at night! As you can see lots of #Wales still has pristine dark skies. Let's keep it that way!

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6 months ago

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We had some interesting weather in Ceredigion during 2018. Here's a quick look back at some of the key moments.
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Recent Blog Posts

Green Key International Environmental Award

Delighted to achieve this international award following a thorough environmental audit of our business. "Green Key is a voluntary ecolabel for hotels, hostels, campsites, holiday parks, small... Read More

Lazy Sunday Brunch 2019

The Lazy Sunday Brunch events are back again for 2019 April 14th.  May 19th.  June 16th.  July 21st.  Sept 1st.  October 13th. A relaxing Sunday afternoon with delicious Vegetarian/Vegan... Read More

Yoga Mornings for Yoga Teachers

Jenny Beeken will be running a new monthly Monday morning class in 2019, primarily for Yoga teachers and those with a regular practice. In the 3 hour class from we will: Practice asana,... Read More

Winter Closing 2018-19

Over the Rainbow is now closed for our annual winter break. We re-open for B&B bookings on 27th February 2019.