Category: Celebrate


Wales’ most romantic time of year

With Valentine’s Day just a month away and the Welsh valentines celebration, St Dwynwen’s Day, taking place on the 25th January, there’s no time of the year more romantic. Both days have their own legends. Saint Dwynwen is remembered for wishing that God would help all future lovers after a love triangle between her, her true love and the man her father had arranged she marry left her heartbroken. There are a number of stories surrounding the history of Valentine but a popular belief is that the he was a Roman priest who helped arrange secret marriages during a period […]

What is Viniyoga?

The start of a new year always goes hand-in-hand with new resolutions, after all a new diary pairs well with a fresh start. Top resolutions year after year consist of getting a little healthier, paying a bit more attention to your wellbeing and starting something new. And what fits into each of these resolutions quite nicely? Yoga. Yoga is suitable for all, no matter your age or health, and has a wealth of physical and mental benefits. That’s possibly what makes our in-cottage Private Yoga Classes one of our most popular Holiday Extras. Today’s blog has been written by our very own […]

Special Christmas Offer: December Massages

Everyone deserves that extra special treat at Christmastime, and our Concierge Team have one just for you! By now, you’re probably already aware that we have a wonderful range of Festive Extras available to help you celebrate the Christmas season this year. (If not, read our previous blog here) But as always, the cogs are constantly turning in our minds trying to come up with ways to help you treat yourselves during your stay with us. And this time, we’ve got a cracker of a special offer to add to our already fantastic selection of holiday extras perfect for this […]

Top 5 Properties for NYE 2017 at Coastal Cottages…

Here in Pembrokeshire we are lucky to have some fantastic New Year’s Eve events that take place across our beautiful coastline.  From unusual traditions, fancy dress themed disco’s, great food, fireworks and all night long parties there is something to suit all! On the other hand, if you fancy avoiding the cheesy tunes this year why not opt for a night in celebrating with your nearest and dearest in a cosy cottage on the beautiful coast. We’ve put together our top 5 ‘New Year’s Eve cottages’ that we think are perfect to host a New Year’s get together that you’ll […]

Start afresh this New Year

Christmas can be a pretty hectic time of year.  By the time you’ve attended all the required social engagements, shopped for all the perfect presents and dealt with the pressures of planning the perfect dinner for the big day, a rest will be well-earned. So why not do your future self a little favour and plan a New Year’s getaway to the coast for January 2018? There is nowhere better to spend cold January days than surrounded by Pembrokeshire’s stunning coastline breathing in that beautiful fresh air each morning. (But then I might be slightly biased!) To help you shake […]

Festive Shopping at its best!

One of my favourite things about the festive season is wrapping up warm and heading out to explore the Christmas markets across the county. Combine shopping with cold crisp weather, Christmassy nibbles, festive music and picturesque Pembrokeshire locations – you have the perfect day! Picton Castle one of the first to host their Victorian Christmas Market this season on the 18th and 19th November. The stately surroundings of the 13th Century Castle make for a truly memorable market with stalls throughout the corridors and courtyard. Enjoy performances from The Salvation Army Brass Band plus cookery demonstrations – learn tips for […]

Tenby’s Annual Blues Fest Returns!

One of Tenby’s most loved annual events returns to the seaside town once again this November; the Blues Festival runs between Friday 10th and Sunday 12th November. With less than two weeks to go, it’s time to download your copy of the programme and start planning which performances you’re going to attend! Now in its twelfth year, the festival is pulling together all kinds of international and local musicians to create a truly spectacular weekend of music focussing this year, on world blues. Performances take place across various venues throughout the weekend; the De Valence on Upper Frog Street acts […]

2017 Pembrokeshire Fireworks Displays

The time has come to wrap up warm, don the woolly hats and head outside to enjoy fantastic fireworks displays in celebration of Bonfire Night. The 5th November has become a national celebration across the UK in remembrance of Guy Fawkes and his infamous Gunpowder Plot of 1605, when he attempted to blow up the Houses of Parliament as an act of rebellion against King James I over differences in religious beliefs. Fortunately for King James, the plot was rumbled and the explosion prevented. Unfortunately for Guy Fawkes and his band of rebels, they were tortured and executed for their […]

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 […]

October Half Term Events

October Half Term Events Narberth Beer Festival Friday 20th and Saturday 21st October Narberth’s very first beer festival featuring over 20 cask ales with an array of live music and local delicious food. Doors open at 6pm and you can purchase your tickets online today. The beer festival will take place at Narberth Queens Hall with an variety of live music from local bands. There will be a delicious hog roast and BBQ with a selection of fresh meat from the local butchers. There will be a Prosecco bar for the non – beer drinkers with the options of a […]

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