This idyllic vegetarian country retreat is the perfect spot for a gaycation

Over the Rainbow has been welcoming the LGBT community since 2003



Over The Rainbow Vegetarian Country Retreat Cardigan Bay is a secluded retreat run by women, which has been welcoming the LGBT community since 2003. We are situated only three miles from the west Wales coast in a restored Georgian mansion, nestled amongst acres of woodland and gardens with idyllic views across the rolling Welsh countryside. 


If that sounds like your idea of heaven, why not book yourself some well-earned time out? You can stay B&B in well appointed single, double or twin ensuites, bring a group of friends for a get-together or join us on one of our fantastic events.


We have hosted many civil partnership ceremonies and gay weddings in the past. In fact, we are pleased to confirm that Over The Rainbow is a registered venue, so if you are looking for a unique venue to hire exclusively for an intimate civil ceremony, look no further.


Weddings and civil ceremonies aren't the only exciting occurrences here at Over The Rainbow. Here's a taster of some of the wonderful women-only events we have on offer.


Women’s Walking Holiday 26-31 May


Enjoy five days of freedom exploring the coast and coutryside on this women-only guided holiday. With guided walks led by Al Evans in Pembrokeshire and Ceredigon. Discover a shell house grotto, a hidden Lloyd George mansion, woodland waterfalls, a working woollen mill, unspoilt beaches, 'Bird's Rock' clifftop look out and the Devil's Bridge. There will also be a dolphin watching boat trip and a steam train ride through the hillsides.


Women’s Writing Retreat: Write Here Write Now with Victoria Villasenor  2 -8 July 2017


The next chapter of your writing journey starts here. Write that story you've had inside you for ages. Pick up that project you set aside, or take the one you've been working on to the next stage. Join us for a week of writing master classes in an inspirational setting and make your writing what you want it to be.


This is your chance to learn, craft, write. Create and find your voice. This retreat is an intensive creative experience for women who want to learn more about writing and how to improve on their work. Beginners and experienced writers welcome.


The workshop is led by long-time development editor and multi-published author Victoria Villasenor, alongside multi-published author and photographer, Nicci Robinson. 


Morven couldn't wait to tell us how much she enjoyed the retreat:


"Loved my feedback session! I'm always wanting feedback, good or bad, as I feel it the most helpful part of a course. Victoria and Nicci are a well of information."


Over the Rainbow is the perfect place to get away from it all. You can completely unwind and relax just watching the stars and listening to the silence. 


Have a peep at our video to see more.



We look forward to welcoming you to our rural haven.


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