Category: General


Cosy Restaurants Pembrokeshire

With Summer officially over, I am sure I am not the only one who has already noticed the much shorter days and chilly mornings. Why not take the edge off and book yourself a warm, cosy dining experience in one of our favourite chosen restaurants below in Pembrokeshire? The Plantagenet Set in the heart of Tenby, The Plantagenet will always be one of my absolute favourite restaurants. Of course it is known for its spectacular food but also for the ambience the restaurant creates. I love the cosy and warm atmosphere when you enter the restaurant – the wood fire, candle […]

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 […]

Autumn Events 2017

As summer draws to a close, the kids return to school and we bid farewell to long days at the beach, BBQs and ice cream, the summer blues start to kick in. September has officially begun – but this is definitely not a reason to be sad. We often have our best weather, we can enjoy the beautiful scenic colours, crisp autumn nights, cosy nights by the fire, halloween, bonfire night and a whole bunch of exciting events! Narberth Food Festival 23rd & 24th September   Previously winning a Gold Award for Best Event in Pembrokeshire – Narberth Food Festival […]

Go Stargazing in Pembrokeshire

In recent years, Pembrokeshire has become a favourite for those wanting to explore the night’s skies. A number of Dark Skies Discovery Sites have even been appointed throughout the county, recognising locations across Pembrokeshire as recommended spots in the UK for stargazing. We locals have probably all been guilty at one time or another of taking our starry nights for granted, but many a time the breath-taking view has made me stop in my tracks, when I remember to look up that is. After all, there is something beautifully calming and peaceful about looking to the stars. For those of […]

NEW: Barn Cottage, Marloes

If you’re looking for a break in a property which is a little different from the expected, something that is beautifully modern yet has been furnished using sustainable sources to give it a unique and charming appeal, take a look at ‘Barn Cottage’ (reference number 33446). Located in the idyllic village Marloes, this property is brand new to the Coastal Cottages portfolio. Dating back to 1795, Barn Cottage is a wonderful, detached stone property that has been beautifully renovated to a fantastic standard. As you step through the pretty front door, you’ll immediately gain a sense of ‘contemporary chic’ throughout […]

August Bank Holiday Weekend Events

If you’re unsure what to do for this weekends bank holiday, why not check out some of the exciting events below that will be happening over Pembrokeshire this coming weekend? Aberjazz Music Festival Fishguard This year the Aberjazz Music Festival will be taking place across many pubs and clubs across Fishguard; the festival celebrates jazz but also incorporates contemporary and blues music. As well as performances from various music genres, there will be a number of workshops including singing and drumming to put your skills to the test. There will be musical appearances from Saint City Jazz Band, Eleanor Mcevoy, […]

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 […]

Roald Dahl Day, 13th September

Just one month away, on Wednesday 13th September, is Roald Dahl Day. A day dedicated as a way of recognising the incredible talent of an author who has now infiltrated all walks of life for many across the world. Despite being categorised as children’s literature, Dahl’s works have become deep-rooted in our society having been translated into nearly 60 languages and with estimated sales totals of 200 million books worldwide, over 50 million of those being in the UK alone. His works are by no means limited to being bedtime stories. Some of his books have become part of our […]

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 […]

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