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.
Pembroke Castle Christmas Market will start 24th November until 26th November.
Why not go and experience a Christmas Fayre to remember at Castell Henllys! With a variety of stalls selling many Christmas gifts and festivities as well as mulled wine and mince pies available in the cafe. Try some roasted chestnuts and even visit Santa and his elf in his grotto. Children can enjoy activities with the Christmas fairy and listen to stories in the roundhouse.Entry is free - normal entry applies to the rest of the site.
Why not celebrate the festive season at Vincent Davies on their magical Elf Express every weekend and Thursday in December.Tickets are £19.99 per person and includes a £10 discount for group bookings of 6 or more. The ticket includes a drink on arrival, festive fun gifts & goodies, meet and greet with Santa and his elves and a Christmas buffet. For Tickets please visit Vincent Davies directly or download one of their booking forms here http://www.vincentdavies.co.uk/event/elf-express-experience/.
The perfect opportunity to stock up before Christmas! Buy local products, craft, art and lots of other goodies, then call into the café for mulled wine and mince pies. Santa will also be here, sitting snugly in his grotto waiting to meet the children. Free admission to the market. To visit Santa £2 per child.
Picton Castle will be holding a magical Christmas tour through their festive decorated castle! Children will be able to meet Santa himself and of course he will have gifts for every child ready for the well behaved ones that is! As Santas mythical companion Krumpus will be hiding in the castle letting Santa know who has been naughty or nice! Children will also be able to have a go at ones of the craft workshops, mulled wine and spiced apple juice will also be available. Opening times will be 10am - 5pm and tickets are £15 per adult and £12 per child, unders 5s go free. Alterntaively you can purhcase a family ticket ( 2 adults, 2 children) for £49.00. Tour times are to be confirmed.
The Pembrokeshire Agricultural Society Christmas Fayre will be happening at the brithdir hall at the county show grounds. The Fayre will begin at 10am and end with a carol concert at 7pm. The Fayre will contain food and festive demonstrations, food stalls, gift and craft stalls, santas grotto, choirs and you will even receive complimentary mulled wine and a mince pie on arrival. Tickets are £2.50 and free for under 12s. For more information please contact 01437 764331.
Head to the Queens Hall in Narberth this December for a unique evening of entertainment, courtesy of the Carny Villains. This interesting "circus show band" started out life as a house band going on to compose live scores for circus acts and theatrical shows, and have since become popular festival headliners due to their energetic and original shows. Tickets start at £10 and are available online here: https://span-arts.ticketsolve.com/shows/873579874
This year's Torch Theatre Pantomime is Dick Whittington, the story of a young boy and his cat who journey to London overcoming a wealth of adventures along the way. Written and directed by the Torch's own Peter Doran, this play guarantees a couple of hours filled with fun and laughter. There will be a relaxed performance at 6.30pm on Monday 18th December, specially adapted for those with Autism and other learning disabilities. A British Sign Language performance will take place at 6.30pm on Thursday 21st December. Tickets start at £16 for children and concessions, full tickets are £18 and family tickets are available at £57.To book tickets and/or for more information, please see the website: http://www.torchtheatre.co.uk/dick-whittington-2017/
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.
A perfect way to bring in the new year, Victoria Hall in Roch is hosting their annual New Years celebrations with a bonfire and fireworks. The event starts from 5pm onwards with the lighting of the bonfire, and refreshments are available in the hall throughout the evening. Admission to be paid upon entry.
The ever-popular Eagles tribute band, Talon, are paying a visit to Milford's Torch Theatre for what is sure to be another sell-out performance. The seven piece band have become one of the UK's most successful touring shows and guarantees to include those greatest hits such as "Hotel California", "Life in the Fast Lane" and "One of these Nights".
Swansea City Opera brings their 2018 production, The Barber of Seville, to Milford Haven's Torch Theatre this February. Rossini's famous opera promises the comical telling of a love triangle between Count Almaviva, Rosina and Doctor Bartolo, with added adventures from the town barber, Figaro. Concession tickets cost £18 whilst full tickets cost £19.50
The Torch Theatre Company is proud to present their latest production, The Wood. Directed by Peter Doran, the play follows the lives of two young soldiers who fight alongside each other in Mametz Wood during the First World War. Inspired by a true story, this play was written by Owen Thomas (writer of the award-winning Grav) in commemoration of the centenary of the end of the First World War. Tickets cost £8.50 for under 26's, £13 for concessions and £15 for full tickets.
The Milford Haven Amateur Operatic Society are putting on a show! This year's production is the classic Annie Get Your Gun, the story of country girl Annie Oakley who falls in love with with rifleman Frank Butler after she's made star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
This award-winning Torch Theatre Company production returns home in 2018. This one-man play sees Gareth J Bale take on the role of Welsh icon Ray Gravell who is known for his performances on the rugby field. Grav tells the story of the man behind the legend before he died in 2007, at the age of 56.
Wales' only acapella festival, the Narberth A Cappella Voice Festival, returns in 2018 for it's tenth anniversary. Between 4th and the 6th May, Narberth will be hosting a weekend full of performances and workshops celebrating all things a cappella. Performers and more details are yet to be announced, please see www.navf.co.uk for more details.
This Charity Horse and Dog Show is an annual event which occurs in May each year in St. David's. With show jumping, dog shows, stalls and refreshments, this is a great day out for all those interested in horses and dogs!
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.
We have had a thoroughly enjoyable week at Apple Tree Cottage, walking the Coastal Path & the surrounding countryside. We ate out every night with our favourite places being the Farmers Arms at Mathry, Saffron Indian restaurant in St Davids, and the Sloop Inn at Porthgain. The Spar in the petrol station at Square and Compass is well stocked for everyday supplies.
Thank you, we had a wonderful week at this lovely cottage. We enjoyed the beautiful walks from the cottage in all directions
We have had a fantastic fortnight at Apple Tree Cottage! Such a lovely cottage, we have had many adventures including several trips to Marloes sands. Thank you so much we will be back
Enjoyed our stay in Apple Tree Cottage, our first visit to Pembrokeshire. Plenty to do & had several visits to various beaches, Barafundle our favourite. The walk around Dinas head was about 3 miles and had lovely views
Another peaceful & relaxing week in Apple Tree Cottage. We managed a walk on the Coast Path everyday. Enjoyed eating and drinking at the sloop, weather has been lovely- perfect for walking and making the most of the beautiful views
A lovely week in Pembrokeshire, Apple Tree Cottage is a very comfortable home from home. It is cosy and a pleasure to come back to at the end of the day. We would love to come and stay here again sometime.
Apple Tree Cottage was recommended to us by friends, we are very pleased they did! Lovely week despite the weather! We have managed a coast walk most days and had two beautiful sunny days. The cottage is cosy and has everything we have needed
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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