About the Author

Lucy

Part of Coastal's Concierge team, I'm always on the lookout for new and exciting things Pembrokeshire has to offer, whether that be delicious local produce, new attractions or fun events! I love a walk along the Coastal Path on a crisp winter's day and settling down at the beach with a good book.


Festive Holiday Extras

I seem to start this blog in very much the same manner each year, with a statement referencing the approach of Christmas starting earlier each year. And each year, it feels earlier than the last. Yes, whilst all of you have been focussed on settling the little ones back into a school routine, I’ve been busy putting together another great range of Festive Extras to help you embrace the Christmas season which appears to be rapidly approaching. (I appreciate it is still too early for Christmas jumpers and jingle bells however!) So what Festive Packages have we got on offer […]

National Spa Week 2017

National Spa Week runs this year between the 30th October and the 5th November. Established by the UK Spa Association, the campaign has been designed to promote the use of spas and raise awareness of the many benefits of using spas regularly. Nowadays, many of us seem to live rather hectic lives. Between our jobs, social lives and social media, it can often feel like there aren’t quite enough hours in the day to balance all aspects of life comfortably. Hence the thinking behind National Spa Week. In recent years, studies have proven that the stresses of everyday life can […]

World Space Week 2017

From 4th October, people across the world will be celebrating World Space Week. The campaign, first founded in 1999, is run by the World Space Week Association (WSWA) and co-ordinated by the United Nations which helps spread it across the world. In its run of 17 years, World Space Week has become the world’s largest annual space event. The aim of World Space Week is simple; to excite and educate people from all ends of the earth about the benefits we can receive from space.  “The General Assembly declares 4 to 10 October World Space Week to celebrate each year at […]

Pembrokeshire’s Autumn Attractions

Some of Pembrokeshire’s most popular attractions are our beautiful beaches. Visitors come from all over to explore our sandy shores; bringing with them buckets and spades, surfboards and wetsuits, picnics and beach-side games. Understandably then, the summer is a favourite time of year to visit. Everyone wants to make the most of the long sunny days and the warmer weather so it’s only natural we see a noticeable influx of people. But I’ll let you in on a little secret. As much as we locals love the summer, we adore the remaining three seasons just as much. After all, when […]

Countdown to the lift of dog restrictions

Some of you reading this may be experiencing some post-summer holiday blues, but the arrival of the winter months doesn’t have everyone reaching for next year’s calendar to plan the next summer holiday. No in fact, I think it’s safe to say that the 1st September kicks off a much anticipated countdown. I am of course referring to dog owners and their beloved furry friends who will soon be able to roam free on any beach they wish when the dog restrictions are lifted come October 1st. Each year a select few Pembrokeshire beaches impose restrictions during the summer months […]

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 […]

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 […]

Let us help make your holiday unforgettable…

Just one of the many perks of staying with us is that your stay comes with unlimited access to our unique Concierge service. Before and during your stay, our friendly Concierge Team are on hand to help you make the most of your stay. We can arrange welcome items such as fresh flower bouquets, we can ensure your fridge isn’t bare by filling it with delicious local produce courtesy of our holiday hampers or dine at home meals, and even help to surprise a loved one with a bottle of fizz. We can book you in for a range of […]

Picnic Hampers

Now that you’ve read our recent blog all about our top places to have a picnic in Pembrokeshire (if you haven’t, click here), you might be thinking about starting to plan your own picnic during your visit. Well you’ll be pleased to know that once you’ve decided on the perfect place, we can also help out with arranging the catering too! Yes you can now book a whole selection of delicious Picnic Hampers from just £12.50pp through our Concierge service so your picnic really can be as stress-free as you’d like. We’ve teamed up with a local bakery to bring […]

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