Apple Tree Cottage is imaginatively converted from a stone coach house, Apple Tree is a most attractive cottage with open beamed ceiling and exposed stone walls. Situated on the edge of Trefin village, with its pub and craft shop/cafe, with a petrol station/shop for your basic needs approximately one mile away. The cottage is just half a mile from Aberfelin cove and the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path. It is ideally placed for enjoying the many sandy beaches and good restaurants in the area. There is a sheltered, sunny garden with rural views. Many guests return to this peaceful cottage.
No baby equipment supplied - you are welcome to bring your own.
Ground Floor: Enclosed porch, entrance hall, sitting/dining room, kitchen, 3 steps up to double room, twin room, bathroom/overhead shower/whb/wc.
Heating: Oil central heating, woodburning stove.
Electricity: Charged according to use. Oil for central heating and hot water - no immersion heater: £35 per week Nov - March, £25 per week April & October, £15 per week May - Sept.
Facilities: Electric oven and hob, microwave, washing machine, tumble drier, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, TV, DVD recorder, Broadband, phone - incoming calls only, patio furniture.
Dr Beynon's Bug Farm is one of the most unique and exciting attractions that Pembrokeshire has to offer, so much so that it won an award for Most Exciting Business at the 2016 Pembrokeshire Tourism Awards. Also a working farm and Scientific Research Centre, The Bug Farm is now a popular visitor's attraction. With a Tropical Bug Zoo and Bug Museum, a Bug Farm Trail and Walled Garden, and even an indoor play area in their Bug Barn, there is plenty to do and see! They host regular workshops and events as well as offering lectures, tours and bug handling with up-close sessions. The Bug Farm is a Visit Wales Quality Assured Visitor Attraction, having also won Best Start-Up of the Year at the 2016 FSB Worldpay Business Awards and won the 2015 Plantlife International Meadow Maker of the Year for Wales. Dr Sarah Beynon has been selected by the Welsh Government as an "emerging legend" to coincide with Wales' 2017 Year of Legends.
The Bug Farm is also home to the restaurant everyone is talking about, Grub Kitchen, which serves creative and delicious dishes where the ingredients are local conservation grade produce as well as edible insects - don't worry, there are a number of dishes available for those of you who don't fancy sampling bugs! The Grub Kitchen holds a Visit Wales Quality Cafe Award.
The Grub Kitchen is open from 12pm - 3.30pm during Bug Farm opening hours. On days when they are available, up-close sessions are available on the hour every hour between 11am and 4pm with a surcharge of £1 - please check prior to your visit.
Children must be supervised at all times and well behaved dogs are welcome on leads to the Bug Farm however certain areas are marked not suitable for dogs as it is still a working farm.
Experience some of the finest places the natural world has to offer with boat trips to Ramsey island, Skomer and Grassholm. Discover a magical island wilderness coupled with the fun and excitement of a true marine expedition. You will witness some of the most powerful currents in Britain, pass beneath some of the highest cliffs in Wales and see spectacular breeding colonies of thousands of nesting seabirds.
Dogs are welcomed providing they are happy on board and are not particularly verbal during the trip. The number of dogs permitted is limited per trip.
Carve a silver ring using jewellers wax and a selection of tools. This workshop will be held at Peppers (a super cool jazz basement, fine dining bistro and art gallery). Why not stay and have a delicious dinner after the workshop? Peppers are offering a 10% discount to silver ring crafters on the night. Please Note: *18+ – We have an under 18s policy due to the sharp tools used in this workshop. +Payable on the night you can choose to add – £20 for wide ring upgrade / £25 for a second ring / £30 for rose gold plating. For more informatio or to book a place please visit their website: http://www.makeitinwales.co.uk/
Celebrate Burns Night with a real Scottish treat in Moylegrove this January. You can dine on Scottish dishes including haggis, tatties, neeps and clootie dumplings. There will also be entertainment including pipers, musicians and folk singers as well as a slide-show of north-west Scotland. This event starts at 7.30pm at Moylegrove Village Hall (the old school).
Span Arts Presents Wales' only a cappella festival, the Narberth A Cappella Voice Festival, presented by Span Arts, makes a proud return for its 9th year from Friday 24 to Sunday 26 February, in an exciting weekend that celebrates the extraordinary diversity of singing without instruments. Line-up is: Friday: Helen Chadwick, Bella Voce & Môr Ladron,Saturday: Fistful of Spookies, & Côr Pawb Bach,Sunday: Sing for your Sarnies with Côr Pawb also wprkshops with Helen Chadwick,Môr Ladron,Jez King,Fistul of Spookies Molara & Camilo Menjura. Tickets please contact: 01834 869323.
Known to be a very challenging but beautiful course, the Ras Dewi Sant is a full and a half marathon running on Saturday 25th February. The full marathon runs point to point along the coastal path with an entry cost of £35 whereas the half marathon is a loop course with an entry cost of £25. All entry includes a T-shirt, Medal and refreshments including cawl, tea and coffee. There are also first aid stations and changing rooms available for all participants.
Ceramic Flatware evening workshop and tuition is being held at Peppers in Fishguard. All materials required to make and decorate your flatware are included in the course fee. ( this can be found on the website below) A spacious work area is allocated to each student along with their own set of tools to use while they’re here. Includes bread, oils, olives and hummus. Return p&p after firing is an additional £9 per plate. To book a place please visit their website. http://www.makeitinwales.co.uk/
A firm favourite with our regular visitors, Picton Castle's Easter Egg Trail for children is a self-guided scamper through fabulous woodlands as they burst into bloom. Collect your leaflet at the Ticket Office and follow the trail – you will find clues along the way! When you have finished, pop into the Gift Shop to collect your prize. It's a great way for the whole family to enjoy the woodlands as masses of Rhododendrons, Azaleas and Magnolias come into flower. While the kids rush around in search of clues, the ‘grown-ups' can enjoy the magnificent colours and scents. After the walk, what better reward than a nice warming cup of hot chocolate with cream and a homemade cake in the Courtyard Restaurant, or perhaps make it a lunchtime visit and enjoy the Spanish dish of the day with a glass of wine or beer! Normal Entry Fees apply with a £1.00 charge for the Easter Egg Trail Telephone: 01437 751326 Email: email@example.com
Come and join the Easter fun at Scolton Manor with Easter Quizzes and Easter trail around the grounds, Free with entry to the Manor. Work out the clues to win a prize.£1.00 per child
The Pembrokeshire 100 mile race is a challenging ultra-race along the stunning Pembrokeshire Coastal Path from Milford Haven to Cardigan. More information please visit the website: http://www.runwalkcrawl.co.uk/events/pembrokeshire-100-stage-race.html or call: 02920 23 55 23
Two full days of kite flying in on Broad Haven’s ‘Blue Flag’ Beach. A 2 day event organised by Midlands Kite Fliers
Come and take a visit to Picton Castle’s Annual Spring Plant and Craft Fair is the perfect way to get expert advice and beautiful plants from specialist growers, and to stock up on some unique gifts and crafts to add colour to your world. With over 40 wonderful stalls to browse through, and the added advantage of 40 acres of awesome springtime woodlands to wander through, plus, tours of our 13th Century Castle and a lovely restaurant where you can ‘people-watch’ whilst enjoying a speciality coffee and something tasty, it’s a really memorable day out for all the family! Admission Prices:Adults £7.00, Seniors £6.00,Children £4.00 Under 5’s Free or Family Ticket £24.50.
Day three of the MKF ( Midlands Kite Fliers) Rendezvous with a day flying at Hilton Court Gardens and Crafts, Roch, Pembrokeshire with its stunning coastal views overlooking St Brides Bay.
The Man Up In The Mud run is a great mud run approximately 4.5 miles in distance. Following a great coastal route, the course promises to be boggy and muddy with obstacles to climb over and under!
The Preseli Beast is an off-road racing event, still a relatively new event as it is only in its fifth year now. Approximately 24 miles off road, this race takes in a route through wooded valleys, trails and paths taking in scenery across the Gwaun Valley and Newport Bay. Opt for a smaller race with the Beast Bach, an 11 mile off-road race, or rise to the challenge of the Ultrabeast - a 32 mile off-road race! The start and finish are in Maenclochog, with the Ultrabeast kicking off first at 9am.
The BANFF Mountain Film Festival makes a return to the Torch Theatre this year with another selection of incredible short films showcasing adventures from across the world. There's also the opportunity to win a number of free goodies in a prize draw! Tickets cost £13.50 or £12 for concessions.
Running from the event headquarters at Oriel Y Parc in St. David's, this event sees approximately 1500 cyclists take part in the sportive tour of Pembrokeshire. There are three distance routes covering much of North Pembrokeshire taking you through Fishguard, Newport and Cardigan depending on the distance you take part in. It's a great event for athletes and supporters alike!
The St Davids Cathedral Festival takes place across ten days with a range of classical and contemporary musical performances taking place in the beautiful setting of St Davids Cathedral. This event is a success year after year, and is definitely one not to be missed. Performers in the past have included the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, The Sixteen, Goodwick Brass Band. Haverfordwest Male Voice Choir and the Cambrian Consort of Viols. Performance times vary, please see www.stdavidscathedralfestival.co.uk for more information - tickets can be bought online.
This ultra marathon is approximately 66.6 miles in distance, with approximately 40 miles of the course running along the coastal path with the remainder along the road. In 2016, only 6 people managed to complete and receive their finisher's medal so you can imagine the difficulty level of this challenge! The course runs through coastal locations such as Solva, Porthclais, St Justinians, Whitesands, Abereiddy and Abermawr, guaranteeing a really memorable course. Due to the nature of the course, cut off is at 20 hours with 5 check points and all participants will be required to bring along a full kit of the following items: Head Torch, Space Blanket, Whistle, Mobile Phone, Map (Supplied), Water, Energy Food, Hat, Gloves, Waterproof Clothing, Sun Cream. Entry costs £45 per person.
This very popular annual event is back once again! With classic vehicles of all varieties, there's something here for car lovers, tractor lovers, military vehicle buffs and those mad for motorcycles! There will be children's entertainment, craft stalls and refreshments available.
With two different distances available, you can either enter the Middle Distance Ocean Lava event which is made up of a 1.2 mile swim, a 56 mile cycle and a 13.1 mile run; or the Wales Triathlon Sprint Distance which is made up of a 750m swim, a 13 mile cycle and a 4 mile run. Whether you're an athlete or a spectator, supporters line the streets creating an amazing atmosphere and energy which definitely makes this event a must-see!
With a packed weekend of music, literature, sport and food, Solva's Edge Festival makes the most of the local produce and events, and is a great weekend for all the family. The weekend hosts a Battle of the Bands, an open-water swim and a football tournament, plus there is a Beer and Cider festival throughout the weekend. There will also be a variety of stalls, literature talks, raffles and live music. There really is plenty going on this weekend! Please Note: There are no credit card facilities on site so please bring cash. Local shop/pubs offer cash back. See edgefestival.co.uk for more details
Pembrokeshire's County Show returns for another year! This annual event brings thousands of people to the Haverfordwest Showground each year. With a variety of crafts and stalls, there is also displays, exhibitions and performances to see! There is a whole host of agricultural machinery on display as well as livestock to see, a fair, and a number of horse and dog shows. Of course there is also plenty of opportunities to meet and greet with local businesses, as well as sampling some great local produce on offer in the food hall!
Held in various locations across the seaside town of Fishguard, this festival occurs annual over the August Bank Holiday celebrating jazz and blues music.
Fishguard’s Autumn Festival will be holding a ‘Family fun and Fireworks’ on Goodwick seafront. Pembrokeshire Firespinners will be at the event this year as well as many other fun activities.
Come along to Trewern Arms for Fireworks and to celebrate Bonfire night. Enter into the Best-dressed Guy Fawkes' competition. Enjoy a glass of something warming and a pork roll before the fireworks display later on that evening.
Fishguard once again welcomes you to it's Annual New Year's Eve Street Party! With celebrations, live music and fireworks - it really is a fantastic party to celebrate the coming of the New Year! Refreshments are available on the street and in the surrounding pubs and restaurants. This event is free entry, donations are appreciated as any money given is then put towards next year's celebrations.
Mostly sitting outside sunshine, last day a bit wet! Visited old friends and favourite places. Very peaceful as always. Already booked for next year. Thank you for use of your splendid cottage - 2nd time this year.
Following lots of the advice in this visitors book we've explored lots of the local coastline. We liked Abereiddy, Whitesands - great for body boarding and Newgale - a bit further round but well worth it. We enjoyed the clifftop walk around Caerfai Bay, Crabbing at Porthgain and tried both The Shed (lovely fish and chips) and The Sloop (great mussels!). Still lots more to do, but we've got to go home now! Hope to come again - a really lovely cottage. Everything you might ever need and really well located. Thank you for a fantastic holiday!
A very comfortable and thoughtfully equipped cottage. We've loved peaceful evenings round the fire, listening out for the owl. From the very first astonishingly beautiful sunset, we've been gobsmacked by Pembrokeshire. The coast path is breathtaking. We surfed and bodyboarded at Whitesands and Abereiddy, had a snorkel round the Blue Lagoon (Abereiddy), biked along the cycle route up to Pwll Deri, scrambled up Garn Fawr and kayaked round the fascinating rock formations along the coast in both directions from Solva. To fuel all this, aside from Joe's Ice Cream and Welshcakes, we had a smashing brunch at The Mill in Trefin. We can now see why people keep coming back again and again to Apple Tree Cottage! Thank you for a wonderful holiday!
Another excellent week for our 7th stay at ATC. Very wet on Sunday but hot and sunny for the rest of the week. We've been swimming and body boarding at Marloes, playing bowls at Newport Sands and walking along Newgale. The food in The Sloop this year was amazing, as was the Cwtch in St Davids. It has been yet another thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing week and we hope to be back again soon!
Another relaxing week in Pembrokeshire. The boys have really enjoyed it again and want to stay for longer next time. Seen beaches, family and friends!
Wall to wall sunshine this week. Fantastic base for walking which we did plenty of, despite the heat courtesy of the sea breeze - though even that was elusive. The Sloop was good - but breakfast in the garden here was better. Never been to Pembrokeshire, but will be returning without doubt. Peace, natural beauty and birdsong as well as home comforts make Apple Tree Cottage a place we would recommend to others. Thanks.
Our fourth visit to Apple Tree Cottage. Two good weeks for weather, enjoying coastal walks and beautiful places such as Upton Gardens and Colby Woodland Gardens. Highlight of this year a beautiful sunny day on Ramsey Island with wonderful coastal views, peace and natural beauty. The cottage continues to be a comfortable welcome retreat. Hope to return again next year.
We have had a wonderful week, wall to wall sunshine! Walked on the Coast Path every day. We recommend use of the Strumble Shuttle bus. The first day we took the bus to Strumble Head and walked back, about 12 miles of beautiful views, flowers, birds - its quite tough for those with joint problems though as its quite rocky. We ate at The Sloop on three nights and had good food and atmosphere, the staff are lovely. The cottage is perfect - it has everything one needs for a relaxing holiday, very well equipped, comfortable and quiet. If you like boat trips would seriously recommend the rib tour out to Grassholm to the Gannet colony, we saw loads of dolphins feeding.
We have had a lovely week at Apple Tree. The weather has been very good, apart from Monday but we bunkered down and played scrabble while the rain fell. We have walked the Coastal Paths every day, enjoyed the flowers and wonderful views. Wonderful food at Cwtch and of course the old faithful Sloop, not forgetting Cottage Caterers. We love this cottage - full of memories for us all. Thank you.
What an amazing week we have had at this wonderful cottage! We were so pleased to see the apple blossom and cherry blossom trees in full bloom when we arrived! We had no rain all the week - very sunny and warm on the Sunday - we drove to Strumble Head and walked. Then a fantastic service in St Davids Cathedral, watched the sun go down as we walked around the grounds. The beaches (especially Whitesands) and coastal walks are so pretty - beautiful scenery. Sat on beach at Nolton Haven and stopped at the pretty harbour at Solva. So many more things we could write about during our stay in this amazing part of Wales. Great to come back to my family 'roots'! Thank you so much for making us feel so comfortable in Apple Tree Cottage - and thank you for the Welshcakes too!
Sunshine at the beginning and end of the two weeks with a bit of wind and rain between. As always, we had a very good time. Folly Farm on Bank Holiday Monday was quite an experience! Giraffe with a backdrop of Welsh Hills. Archie, aged 2, loved it. He also loved the cows and the pubs! Pete proposed to Karen on the Coast Path on the way to the sloop. As she agreed we celebrated in the pub. It just goes to show how Pembrokeshire gets into your being.
Just looked in the old visitors book and saw that we have been coming to Apple Tree Cottage since 2004 so I probably don't need to say how much we love it! A fabulous week with Spring arriving at last. Lots of coast walking, saw adders on the path at St Justinians and seals in Ramsey Sound. As we were walking towards Porthclais we could hear the eerie sound of the seals in the coves on Ramsey Island. We had an excellent dinner at 'Cwtch' in St Davids, a good lunch at the Welsh Wildlife Centre in Cardigan and we have used Cottage Caterers a couple of times. The Shed at Porthgain is good for fish and chips.
What a lovely relaxing time we have had here at Apple Tree Cottage. Lovely position away from it all. Cottage very well equipped and we would definatley love to come again. Toured a lot to St Justinian's, Marloes and all the headlands respectively, great walks. Skomer to rough too get to, may be next time. Tenby lovely little harbour/sea side town. Still things to do, so hope to come again.
Two relaxing weeks in this lovely area. Weather cool and dry first week, but very warm and sunny for the second week. We have seen a wide variety of wild life on various walks. Hope to return in 2012. Thank you for the use of the cottage.
A bit windy and wet the first week, sunny the second. A very nice place for lunch is the Morawelon, The Parrog, Newport it is best to book as it is very popular. Thank you once again for the use of your fantastic cottage. We have booked already for next year.
Our second visit to ATC. Lovely weather find and ideal for walking just one day on beach at Porth Meglan - smallish beach accessible from Whitesands. Strumble Head as still and peaceful as last year - seals and pups. Great beach at Caer Bwdy Bay which we walked to from Caerfai Bay. Beautiful Porth Clais is in the other direction for Caerfai.
Our 3rd visit to Apple Tree. Wonderful week with lovely weather. We had several visits to the beach (Treath Llyn Abermawr)did parts of coast path and saw seals and baby seals around Ramsey Island. Cottage lovely as ever. Many Thanks.
Had a wonderful 2 weeks holiday. The location is excellent the cottage is very good, had everything we needed. The weather was better than we expected for Wales! Thank you.
A very nicely laid out cottage. Enjoyed the wild life aroung the garden. The rooks coming home to roost was great entertainment in the evening. The walks around the coast were great with stunning views. Had a great evening in the local pub with live entertainment.
Our fifth visit to the ever delightful Apple Tree Cottage and what a fantastic 2 weeks it has been! We were extremely lucky with the weather during our first week. Warm sunny and dry conditions with minimal wind meant that we were able to go swimming and body boarding at least three times, as well as come away with fantastic sun tans. Many thanks to the owners of Apple Tree Cottage for another wonderful fisit - we hope to be back next year.
Our second visit to Apple Tree Cottage and it was just as good as last year. Thank you for a god welcome to a beautifully clean cottage. We have enjoyed showing our son, his wife and our grandson all the sights we have come to love over many visits to Trefin and the surrounding area. We will return.
Beautiful, comfortable cottage! Have had a quiet, restful week here in Pembrokeshire. Visited may places despite the weather being so changeable. Have enjoyed some lovely meals at the Farmers Inn, St Davids, The Sloop and The Shed Porthgain.
We've thoroughly enjoyed staying here - have enjoyed quietness (particularly on roads)Coastal path between Abereiddy and Porthgain superb - despite getting drenched along the way - and had superb crab sandwiches a the Sloop Inn before doing return walk. A very relaxing week in Pembrokeshire - I'm sure we will return.
Fantastic walks, stunning scenery
Our third stay in Appletree Cottage, and it keeps getting better each time. We've had a lovely relaxing time.
Our third stay in this lovely cottage, and it will not be our last
Two great weeks of weather and walking. First stay at Appletree,could not wish for a better cottage for this section of the coast.
Great place to unwind, lovely cottage with all you need, and in a very quiet position.
Relaxing holiday in a very comfortable cottage, going back recharged
We've had a lovely week at the cottage, or our second home as we call it.Worryingly this is our 30th visit!. My 'little' brother was in a cot when we first came here - now he's over 6ft tall.
Fantastic first visit to Appletree Cottage. It's a lovely cottage and we'd love to return one day.
We have a great week in this beautiful and rugged part of Pembrokeshire. Appletree couldn't have been better, well equipped, comfortable, a real home from home. We have recharged our batteries.
We have spent another wonderful week in Pembrokeshire! Appletree Cottage is warm, cosy and well equipped. The wild flowers are beautiful at this time of year.
Excellent holiday rental, best we have ever had in the U.K.Peaceful setting and well placed for visits to the finest parts of Pembrokeshire Coast. Wildlife sightings add a special something.
Lovely cottage in peaceful location,charged our batteries for the New Year.Great welcome from the villagers on New Years Eve in the Ship Inn
An excellent holiday with some wonderful walks on the coast path. We are very happy with the cottage, it is very pretty, clean and definitely the best equipped for cooking of any cottage we have stayed in.
Return to Apple Tree Cottage. As wonderful as before! weather was excellent. Thank you.
Lovely cottage in a peaceful location, charged our batteries for the New Year! Great welcome from the villagers on New Years Eve in The Ship Inn at Trefin. As always Pembrokeshire coast beautiful even in the winter months took our breath away. Great time had by all.
Another lovely relaxing week and a first for us - we saw a porpoise off Strumble Head! (This was the Jennings family's 21st visit to this cottage!)
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