Category: Food & Drink


Inspirational Women of Pembrokeshire

Today (8th March) is International Women’s Day 2019, a day dedicated to championing women and their incredible achievements. This year, we here at Coastal Cottages, decided to get involved with our own celebrations. All week, we’ve been honouring women from Pembrokeshire who we think are inspiring in some way. Before taking a look at our list, it’s important to remember that the word “inspiring” is one of those terms which means different things to different people. It’s a term which can be applied to any number of people and their achievements; what is inspiring to you might not be inspiring […]

Tania (and Jerry) Rees, Happy Planet Green Store

As part of our Inspirational Women of Pembrokeshire series, I reached out to Tania Rees at Happy Planet Green Store in Narberth. Tania, with her husband Jerry, founded one of Pembrokeshire’s very first plastic-free shops. Now some of you might wish to argue that this post also applauses Tania’s husband Jerry, and in a run of articles created with the aim of honouring some of Pembrokeshire’s most remarkable women – I can see why you might feel that way. Whilst some of the women featured in this series are praised for their solo feats, such as Jemima Nicholas who fought […]

February Food & Fun

We know it can sometimes be difficult trying to find the right child friendly place to eat when you’re on holiday, especially if you’re hoping to try somewhere new or have never been to the area before. That’s why we’ve put together a little list of fantastic child friendly places to help get you started! Each of the places listed below not only offer great food but a little something extra to help keep the children occupied before and after your meal! The Jolly Sailor, Burton A firm favourite time and time again. With a large outside play area, you […]

2019 Pembrokeshire Events

Each and every year, Pembrokeshire has a wealth of fantastic events taking place with something suitable for everyone. Athletes can take part in the Long Course Weekend in Tenby this July (5th – 7th) where you can swim, cycle and run. With a variety of distances and entry options, you can compete for 4 medals by participating every day or you can choose to focus on an individual event. This incredible event is ideal whether you’re a beginner or a pro. There is also the Ironman Wales (15th Sept) if you’re into triathlons, or the Tour of Pembrokeshire (18th May) […]

Festive Foodie Extras for your Christmas Holiday

With less than a month to go, it’s time to start planning your Christmas stay with us. You’ve already seen how our Concierge Team can help you decorate your property, now it’s time to find out how we can help you indulge like nobody’s watching with our fantastic Foodie Festive Extras! We’ll do all we can to ensure you have a mouth-watering Christmas Dinner with our hamper bursting with quality local ingredients from of our local butchers. Think turkey with all the trimmings; Pembrokeshire potatoes, sprouts, carrots, parsnips, and more. You’ll even get pigs in blankets made with homemade sausages […]

Improve your Christmas Culinary Skills

No matter what you eat or when, there’s no denying that much of the Christmas holiday period will involve food. There will be family feasts, friendly get-togethers over sharing platters, festive nibbles, group dinners and maybe even home-baked goodies making an appearance. To help you create foodie memories to last a lifetime, we have teamed up with professional chef Orsola Muscia to bring you your very own private Cookery Experience. Whilst we have a whole collection of topics to choose from all year round, it’s the Festive Experience which is arguably one of the most magical. You can take on […]

Top 6 Ice Cream spots in Pembrokeshire

I think I speak for the nation when I say there is nothing more delicious than an ice cream on a British beach in the summer holidays. I’m sure we as adults enjoy an ice cream on the beach as much as children, if not more so now the likes of gin and rum flavours have hit the scene! With the prestigious blue flag waving across 12 of our Pembrokeshire beaches, I have no doubt in saying that locally produced Pembrokeshire ice cream is pretty spot on. Whether it’s the enjoyment of sitting on a beach with an amazing view, […]

Ideal Extras for Father’s Day

Have you decided how you’re going to celebrate Father’s Day yet this year? If not, read on for inspiration! By booking a stay with us, you have access to our dedicated Concierge Team who are on-hand to help you arrange that perfect something special for the dad in your life. Whether you’re wishing to treat your own dad, spoil a step-dad, say thanks to your granddad or even help your brother/lover/friend to celebrate their first Father’s Day, we can help you arrange a gift just right. Year after year our Holiday Hampers make a favoured surprise gift. With one quick […]

Top 10 things to do with the kids during the summer holidays…

So you’ve arrived at your coastal cottage with the kids bundled energy bursting out the car doors, throw the bags inside and make the most of the Pembrokeshire summer holidays with the little ones! There are so many fantastic family activities and events dotted around the county you may not know where to start! Take a look at our top 10 things in Pembrokeshire that the whole family can enjoy this summer..   Sunset Cinemas We can’t wait for the sunset cinemas to return to Pembrokeshire 2018. Taking place at various beautiful grounds throughout the summer, sunset cinemas offers you […]

Festival of the Sea, 19th May 2018

If you’re looking for something to do in Pembrokeshire on the 19th May, look no further. If you’re not due to be in the area that day, maybe book yourself a last minute deal on our website because we have details of an event that you’re not going to want to miss. The Pembrokeshire Beach Food Company have teamed up with the National Trust to bring a truly fantastic event to our Welsh shores in the form of Festival of the Sea. Promising to be a fun event for all, visitors are invited to Freshwater West to join in with a […]

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