Category: Food & Drink


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 […]

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 […]

Tenby Street Food Festival 16th – 18th June

How do tantalizing burgers, cajun chicken, gourmet mac and cheese, fish tacos and wood fired Italian pizzas sound? These are just a few of the mouth-watering food options that will be available for you to sample at Tenby’s first ever Street Food Festival this weekend. Tenby will be introducing its very first street food festival from Friday 16th to Sunday 18th June. Entry will be from 12pm – 10pm and completely free, you can even reserve your space and pick up your free ticket online today!     Street vendors from all over the world will be making their way down […]

Our Top 5 Seafood Restaurants

With Pembrokeshire Fish Week soon approaching us we thought we would discuss our favourite seafood restaurants in Pembrokeshire chosen by our Coastal team. Pembrokeshire is renouned for it’s locally caught seafood and fish and if you’re a seafood lover like myself you will love what Pembrokeshire has to offer. Ranging from sea bass and mackerel to lobster and crab – Pembrokeshire has a huge variety of the freshest locally sourced seafood making sure restaurants always serve the finest local produce. The Shed Fish & Chip Bistro – Porthgain  The Shed Fish & Chip Bistro is a true gem located in […]

Say Happy Father’s Day

Father’s Day is just two weeks away now so if you’re on the lookout for something special to surprise your dad with this year, why not take a look at our Concierge packages? Whether your dad is a lover of the outdoors, a bit of a foodie or prefers to spend his time doing something a little more relaxing, we’ve got you covered. We’ve highlighted a selection of packages we think make the perfect choice for Father’s Day Gifts* and we’re leaving the hardest part to you… deciding which to choose! Our Tenby Beer Hampers are the ideal memento for […]

May Half Term Events in Pembrokeshire

May Half Term is upon us, and from what I’ve seen on my travels through the county delivering hampers to cottages this morning, many of you are making your way down our many coastal roads to your home away from home for the week. I passed many a car packed full of luggage for the week ahead and if you’re anything like me, I’m sure lots of you are eager to get started with the exciting things you have planned for your stay! So speaking of exciting things, what’s going on in the county this week? Well Pembrokeshire never fails […]

In-House Cookery Experiences

Receiving your confirmation letter for your booking needn’t mean that the holiday planning stops there. In fact, that’s just the beginning of a great adventure! Here at Coastal Cottages, we have our very own Concierge service meaning we’re on hand to help you make your holiday as best it can be. For starters, our Concierge Team can provide you with a wealth of information about the local area including restaurant recommendations, dog friendly places to visit, walks with spectacular views and even the best family friendly attractions nearby. Not only that, we can help you arrange a whole host of […]

Pembrokeshire’s Farmers Markets

National Vegetarian Week, a campaign established to celebrate veggies, runs from Monday 15th May until the Sunday 21st this year. The campaign, run by The Vegetarian Society, aims to encourage people to take a step out of their usual routine and go meat-free for the week. But if you’re an avid meat-eater, seven whole days of being meat-free can be somewhat of a challenge. Taking meat off the menu sometime results in the opinion that your meal options become more limited, but that needn’t be the case. Pembrokeshire always has a whole host of delicious produce on offer, a statement […]

National BBQ Month

With longer days and warmer weather, May makes the perfect choice when deciding which month to appoint the title of National BBQ Month, so it really is no wonder that the National Barbecue Association did so! I’m sure you don’t need any further encouragement to get involved but just in case you do, our Barbecue Packages are guaranteed to make a Pembrokeshire barbecue hard to resist this month! The most important thing when planning your barbecue is to make sure you have the best quality meat for everyone to enjoy. Our Barbecue Packs are bursting with local produce courtesy of […]

Pembrokeshire’s Hidden Waterway: The Cleddau Estuary

With three edges of the county, Pembrokeshire is often fondly remembered for its spectacular coastline and beautiful beaches. With 186 miles of coastal path, over 50 beaches and coves, and a handful of interesting islands off the shores, there is certainly a lot to explore along the coast. That being said, it’s important not to overlook the rest of our county. After all, some of our most magnificent attractions are within the county’s rolling countryside. Pentre Ifan in the north is the alleged site of the original Stonehenge bluestones and driving across the Preseli hills between Haverfordwest and Cardigan is […]

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