Category: Explore

Pembrokeshire’s Islands: Skomer, Ramsey & Grassholm

The arrival of spring marks the beginning of another fantastic season of boat trips out to our surrounding islands, and we can’t wait! For those of you with a passion for wildlife, Pembrokeshire Boat Trips are a must. Take a short venture out from the edge of the coast and you’re guaranteed to be greeted with incredible sights of seabirds, sea animals, flowers, plants and more. Skomer Island Think of Skomer and you’ll automatically envision sights of puffins. And it’s no wonder, as Skomer Island is home to the largest colony of breeding puffins in Britain. The island, located just […]

Easter 2018 Events in Pembrokeshire

With the Easter holidays nearly upon us, it’s time to start planning which of those fantastic Pembrokeshire events you’re going to attend. As always, there are some fantastic family friendly events taking place throughout the county; the tough part will be trying to fit in as many as possible! In true Easter tradition, a number of locations across the county are embracing the seasonal spirit with Easter Egg Hunts. Head to Tenby’s Tudor Merchant House and take part in a historical hunt searching for Eggs whilst discovering a fascinating insight into Tudor times. This event runs from the 30th March […]

Mother’s Day – The Coastal Way.

A very Happy Mother’s day to all the super Mums out there! Mother’s Day is the one day of the year we dedicate to that special person that has cut many crusts off sandwiches, tidied messy bedrooms, listened to worries and can solve anything with a great cup of tea. Whether this Mother figure is in fact your Dad, an Auntie, Nan or Sister, these brilliant people who play an important role in our lives deserve a lot of loving this Mother’s Day! While lots of Mum’s all over the world today would have been spoilt with breakfast in bed, […]

Felin Fach: Now Accepting 2 Dogs!

If you’re looking for a rural retreat with complete privacy, look no further than Felin Fach (33305) in Llandeloy. Set in a secluded location down an unmade lane, it’s a property I often think to myself, “I can see myself holidaying here” when visiting. Driving down the lane, there’s no denying that you’re in the countryside as you park up outside the cottage and take in the uninterrupted views of the surrounding hillside. Immediately you imagine spending warm summer days relaxing overlooking these peaceful views. The garden furniture conjures up ideas of alfresco dining and its hidden setting dissolves any […]

The Story Behind St David’s Day..

Every year here in Wales on March the 1st we have the perfect excuse to stock up on Welsh cakes (or we certainly do in the office), pin daffodils to our uniforms, and wave our Welsh flags high – Today we celebrate St. David’s day! The St David’s day celebrations will be in full swing no doubt, with children wearing little welsh costumes to school, parades of proud Welsh folk marching through streets of Wales and of course endless amounts of Cawl! The colorful celebrations showcase that St David’s day plays a very important role in our Welsh culture, yet […]

Countdown to National Butchers Week

Just over two weeks away is National Butchers Week – a week dedicated to our beloved independent butchers across the land who promise to supply us with the very best produce week after week. Running between the 12th and 18th March this year, Butchers Week is an annual event established to help draw attention to our local butchers who are standing strong on our high streets and to encourage all of us as shoppers, to continue shopping with them – after all, they do offer great products! Here at Coastal Cottages of Pembrokeshire, we’re delighted to be supporting one of our very own […]

5 FREE Random Acts Of Kindness You could Try This Week!

One of our favourite weeks to get involved with every year as a company is Random Acts of Kindness week! It’s the perfect way to give a little something back to our guests, the community and of course Pembrokeshire. When we started brain storming lots of wild and wonderful idea’s in the office of how we could make a difference this year, we couldn’t quite put our finger on what we felt was missing – It was the ‘little’ things! Sometimes small random acts of kindness can be overlooked, yet often go the longest way! Simply paying someone a compliment […]

Where to watch the Six Nations in Pembrokeshire?

With the Six Nations kicking off this weekend, it’s important to plan out where you’ll be watching the games. Whilst some of you might decide to put on some nibbles and stay inside your cosy cottage, some of you might be thinking about heading to a local pub to soak up the atmosphere. But the Six Nations are a big event in the Welsh sporting calendar, so deciding which pub to head to can be a difficult decision. That’s where we come in. We’ve put together a shortlist of recommended pubs to help you narrow your choices! First up, The […]

2018 The Year Of The Sea!

“In every grain of sand there is the story of the land”.. . 2018 is the year that we will celebrate Wales’s outstanding coastline and encourage our customers to try new epic experiences all around our Pembrokeshire shores! During 2017 we explored the magical history behind ‘The Year of the Legends’ while during 2016 we enjoyed ‘The year of adventure’, But this is our ‘Year of the Sea’.. Without being too biased, Pembrokeshire is without a doubt one of the most beautiful spots in Wales when it comes to stunning coastlines. Its unique 187 miles of coastal path has attracted […]

Top 5 Half Term Attractions

Planning a trip to Pembrokeshire this Half Term? We’ve put together our list of top attractions to visit this Half Term to help you keep the whole family busy all week long. This list has something for everyone; the adventurers, the history buffs, the animal lovers and the nature lovers, the children and the older ones, and not forgetting the dogs! First up is Folly Farm, a firm favourite with all who visit and live in the area. Folly Farm is home to an array of animals, limited not just to those you might spot on the farmyard but also […]

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