When it comes to organising a large extended family holiday we know there’s a lot to think about, and with so many choices out there it can be tough to decide! Will everyone like the location? Can we bring the dogs? Will the children be entertained? Trying to satisfy all family members can be a challenge, but rest assured. Whether you’re planning a family Christmas break, a long time coming reunion or celebrating a family anniversary, you may have just found the perfect location for all the family here at Coastal Cottages.
The first step to creating a great family holiday is to locate yourself in a wonderful place. Cue Pembrokeshire! On your doorstep you’ll find a beach, the sea and pretty coastal path walks. With the Pembrokeshire coast being part of the National Park, the beauty of Pembrokeshire itself is enough to make you and your family want to visit!
Take a look at Orlandon Cottages, Near St Brides ..
Orlandon Cottages is made up of four individual charming period properties set on their own pretty hamlet green surrounded by farmland and stunning views. This pretty cluster of cottages is perfect for large group getaways that will allow you to spend time together, but still have your own private space for when you wish to relax and unwind. In total these quaint properties can sleep up to 27, and welcome 2 pets in each cottage. Each cottage has been individually designed and renovated to a very high standard, yet still retains their own charm and character. All are furnished with beautiful antique pieces reflecting a cosy rustic feel, while the modern bathrooms and fitted kitchens give a contemporary twist. Crisp white Egyptian linen adds a feeling of luxury, complimented with throws and scatter cushions in warm natural hues from the local woollen mill, Melin Tregwynt to give a truly Welsh feel.
Lets take a closer look …
Hoopers cottage (30425).
A beautiful, detached stone cottage with breath taking views overlooking the green and out across to Dale bay. Sleeping 10 in 4 bedrooms, Hoopers cottage is the largest out of the four and has been beautifully refurbished with a rustic farm house décor theme running throughout including exposed beams, an open fire and oak flooring. The limestone wet room comes to great use for washing away the sand after a busy day exploring the array of beautiful local beaches and activities. The spacious, modern, light and well equipped kitchen is the perfect place to host a dinner party! French doors from the kitchen lead out to a large, enclosed rear walled garden.
Orlandon Farm cottage (30401).
This property sets the scene of the perfect idyllic cottage from a child’s picture book. Look out the windows and you will be in awe with the gorgeous view across the rolling estate lands. Renovated to a high standard, the calming tones throughout reflect the surrounding country side, whilst the open fire log in the sitting room ensures a cosier feel on chillier evenings. This property sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms, the modern kitchen and luxury upstairs bathroom reflects the unique country contemporary design the cottage holds. The sheltered terrace and totally enclosed garden with gated access to the field and children’s play area is ideal for family games and barbecues. Perfectly located to explore, yet a wonderful retreat at the end of the day.
Smithies cottage (32413)
Sit back, relax and take in the superb views across the valley and out to sea at Dale and the rolling Kensington Estate. This stunning cottage again dates back 200 years and was once the blacksmiths workshop. Sleeping 5 in 2 bedrooms it has been beautifully renovated with antique pieces throughout to make it an unforgettable retreat for visitors all year round. The cosy lounge/diner is perfect for relaxing while French doors lead out to the terrace and enclosed garden perfect for your pooch.
Kelown is the smallest out of the cluster sleeping 4 in 2 bedrooms. This pretty quaint cottage has been uniquely refurbished combing tasteful antique and modern furnishings, such as the traditional beamed ceilings and inglenook fire ensuring a cosy atmosphere all year round. The pretty upstairs bedrooms contain luxurious white linen and local woolen throws complimented by contemporary ensuite bathrooms.
This cluster of quaint cottages are set just over a mile from St Brides beach and approximately 4 miles from Marloes sands. The children will love the water sports centre at Dale – ideal for trying out new skills during the summer months. A trip from Martins Haven to Skomer Island to see the puffins and amazing wildlife is recommended. After a busy day enjoy a meal at one of the excellent restaurant in the picturesque village nestling round the sandy cove of Little Haven all within easy reach.