Category: Coast Path


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 […]

Stay at Newfoundland, St Ishmaels (33418)

Pembrokeshire has been put on the map for its 186 miles of beautiful coastal path, stunning beaches and coves, as well as a handful of interesting islands off the shores. There is certainly a lot to explore along the Pembrokeshire coast! Why not take a step back from the sea shore and discover what is known as Pembrokeshire’s “Secret Waterway” – The Cleddau Estuary?  Running through the county from Milford Haven to Haverfordwest the beautiful waterway is largely hidden from the rest of the world. Follow the course of the estuary and you’ll be met with numerous peaceful and picturesque viewpoints. Join the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Where to stay during National Fishing Month ?

July 21st 17 marked the start of the Annual Fishing Month of the year with the underlying idea to encourage all family members to pick up a rod and have a go at fishing! With national fishing month concluding on the 3rd of September this year,  why not take a look at our catch of the day fishing properties and book yourself an unforgettable fishing trip! Here at Coastal Cottages we have a niche set of properties around Pembrokeshire that are perfect for fishing lovers – why? They are set in spectacular locations including designated SSSI areas – a fisherman’s paradise.   […]

Its National Park Week – Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

It’s no secret that The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park boasts the most beautiful scenery and diverse wildlife in Britain – and with it being National Park week, we thought we could boast a little more! The National park week celebrates all the beauty and wonder of Britain’s 15 spectacular breathing spaces. Walking through the Park you’ll be rewarded with more than the fresh sea air rolling off the soaring cliffs and stunning views. There’s lots of wildlife along with all the natural beauty from butterflies fluttering under your nose to being within touching distance of seal pups along the beach, […]

Top Picnic Places In Pembrokeshire

As it is national picnic week, why not grab your baskets, delicious treats and large cosy blanket and head to the great outdoors! Don’t know what location to choose? Well to help you decide we have narrowed down 5 top places that we think make for an ideal site for a good old fashioned picnic! Scolton Manor Scolton Manor is ideal for a family picnic day out, Built in 1842 as a family home, with its 60 acres of beautiful green grass and unspoilt wood land there is plenty of space to choose from. The Victorian Manor House makes for […]

Why Marloes?

If you like your holidays on the relaxed side with access to adventure, then Marloes could be the place for you. It’s a small village settled on high ground in the middle of the Marloes peninsula, which is surrounded by sea to the north, west and south at the southern end of St Brides Bay. This little village may seem sleepy at first glance, but its location makes it a spectacular destination for a holiday, and there are some hidden gems in the village itself.     One of the attractions of Marloes is its proximity to Skomer Island. A five […]

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