Month: August 2017


Go Stargazing in Pembrokeshire

In recent years, Pembrokeshire has become a favourite for those wanting to explore the night’s skies. A number of Dark Skies Discovery Sites have even been appointed throughout the county, recognising locations across Pembrokeshire as recommended spots in the UK for stargazing. We locals have probably all been guilty at one time or another of taking our starry nights for granted, but many a time the breath-taking view has made me stop in my tracks, when I remember to look up that is. After all, there is something beautifully calming and peaceful about looking to the stars. For those of […]

NEW: Barn Cottage, Marloes

If you’re looking for a break in a property which is a little different from the expected, something that is beautifully modern yet has been furnished using sustainable sources to give it a unique and charming appeal, take a look at ‘Barn Cottage’ (reference number 33446). Located in the idyllic village Marloes, this property is brand new to the Coastal Cottages portfolio. Dating back to 1795, Barn Cottage is a wonderful, detached stone property that has been beautifully renovated to a fantastic standard. As you step through the pretty front door, you’ll immediately gain a sense of ‘contemporary chic’ throughout […]

August Bank Holiday Weekend Events

If you’re unsure what to do for this weekends bank holiday, why not check out some of the exciting events below that will be happening over Pembrokeshire this coming weekend? Aberjazz Music Festival Fishguard This year the Aberjazz Music Festival will be taking place across many pubs and clubs across Fishguard; the festival celebrates jazz but also incorporates contemporary and blues music. As well as performances from various music genres, there will be a number of workshops including singing and drumming to put your skills to the test. There will be musical appearances from Saint City Jazz Band, Eleanor Mcevoy, […]

Book a Pembrokeshire Photo Shoot!

As part of the Concierge Team here at Coastal Cottages, I’m always keeping an eye out for fantastic new ideas to add to our growing list of holiday extras. In the past few years, we’ve brought on board a number of packages which have come to be firm favourites, so much so that it’s hard to imagine a time where we weren’t offering them. With each and every new package we set up, we do so with our guests at the forefront of our minds. There are many things we look for when setting up new packages, but one of […]

Roald Dahl Day, 13th September

Just one month away, on Wednesday 13th September, is Roald Dahl Day. A day dedicated as a way of recognising the incredible talent of an author who has now infiltrated all walks of life for many across the world. Despite being categorised as children’s literature, Dahl’s works have become deep-rooted in our society having been translated into nearly 60 languages and with estimated sales totals of 200 million books worldwide, over 50 million of those being in the UK alone. His works are by no means limited to being bedtime stories. Some of his books have become part of our […]

September Triathlons 2017

IRONMAN 2017- September 10th Arguably one of the most gruelling and challenging events in the world – IRONMAN returns to Pembrokeshire for the seventh year in a row. IRONMAN consists of a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 bike through the countryside of Pembrokeshire and finishes with a scenic 26.2 run around the beach side town of Tenby!   IRONMAN takes place in the popular stunning destination of Tenby and brings with it over 2000 athletes, 8000 motivational supporters and atmosphere that is unlike no other, it really is an event not to be missed. Registration opens on the Thursday at […]

Cariad Y Mor – The perfect sea side stay.

I bet you’ve already heard that retreating from the big city lights to a sea side escape is good for you? And that its been proven that breathing in clean sea air, eating fresh fish and cliff top trundles are all good for the body and soul? However, did you know that scientists have now further verified that there is a clear correlation between living by the coast and reduced stress levels, and that swimming in the sea not only hydrates skin, it also enhances the immune system and boosts circulation, as the magnesium in the seawater has been shown […]

National Fishing Month – Sea Fishing Trips

Following on from our previous blog about top fishing spot properties – we thought we would discuss fishing trips available throughout Pembrokeshire and discuss what our Concierge team has to offer guests staying with us this summer! We have a number of different fishing trips in the Pembrokeshire area we can arrange for you, some trips even offer the opportunity to learn how to catch, prepare and even cook your freshly caught fish! St Davids – Sea Fishing We offer sea fishing trips directly from St Justinians in St Davids where all equipment including your rods, reels, bait and tuition […]

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