A pretty cottage near the beach, 50 yards from the nearest road and Pembrokeshire Coastal Path. Children can play on the beach and watch the local fishing boats bringing in their catches of lobster and crab. Views of the little harbour and cliffs can be enjoyed, whilst eating alfresco in front of the cottage. The logburning stove ensures that the cottage is cosy in winter.
Bryn Melin is attractively furnished and well appointed. There is easy direct access to some of the most scenic parts of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path between St Davids and Fishguard. Always an excellent choice whatever the time of year.
No cot and highchair provided, but you are welcome to bring your own.
Please ensure your read our access statement for this cottage in the tab above for more information, however if you are still unsure whether the property will be suitable for your needs, don't hesitate to call us on 01437 765 765 to discuss your specific requirements.
Ground Floor: Open plan living area/kitchen.
First Floor: Double room/queensize bed, twin room with 3ft and 2ft 6" beds, small shower room/whb/wc.
Heating: Woodburning stove, programmed electric heating.
Electricity: £15 per week Oct - April, £10 per week May - Sept.
Facilities: Electric double oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, small freezer, washer/dryer, TV, DVD player, video player/recorder, CD player/radio, WiFi.
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.
Head to Fishguard's Town Hall every Saturday morning for the popular Farmer's Market where you'll have a chance to sample and buy a range of local produce such as eggs, cheeses, breads, jams and chutneys.
Please Note: Dogs are welcomed but please make sure to keep them under control at all times.
This year, the Torch Theatre have decided to do the smash hit One Man Two Guvnors as their Autumn production. Previously seen on Broadway and in the West End, this British play is a comedy packed with songs and laughter. Cast includes Christian Patterson (West End Star), Nicky Reynolds (Tracey Beaker) and Gwydion Rhys (Hinterland). Tickets start at £8.50 with full adult tickets at £18.50See the website to book: https://torchtheatre.co.uk/one-man-two-guvnors/
Head to The Yard near Solva on the 26th October for a Halloween party like no other. Drinks will be available from their horse box bar with tasty snacks available courtesy of Y Gegin Fach. Music will be supplied by Gazza who will be getting you into the party spirit with 80s music all night long. Be awarded best dressed in your fanciest costume and you might just win a £50 voucher for St Davids Kitchen. Tickets are £5 and the event will be cash only. Buy tickets: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/stdavidskitchen
The Cawl Crawl Challenge is back so head to Fisguard and don't forget your appetite! Organised by The Fishguard & District Round Table, various venues across the Fishguard and Goodwick Area will compete for the title of best cawl. Running between 11am and 3pm, you can "crawl" from one venue to another and cast your vote as to which cawl you prefer. You can also vote for the venue you think has the best atmosphere.Funds raised go back into the local community via donations to good causes and charities.
Treginnis Farm for City Children are getting ready for their Pumpkin Patch Day. Join them for story telling, Hot food and drink, games & of course chance to pick your pumpkin and visit the animals!This event runs from 10am until 4pm.
Milford Haven Roundtable will be hosting a fireworks display, the event will feature food stalls and a funfair for kids to enjoy, the event is free and will be open 5.00pm - 8.30pm. There will also be live music performances at Mackerel Quay.
Head to Wolfscastle Country Hotel for a Christmas Craft Fair to help you get your Christmas shopping underway. Enjoy delicious food and wine alongside a relaxing evening of festive shopping. Free Admission. This event runs from 5pm until 9pm.
Get into the festive spirit early with a visit to Melin Tregwynt Mill's Christmas event! With a number of stalls from local businesses, free crafts and activities for the children and delicious treats in the cafe, this is a great event to attend to kick start your Christmas celebrations! Open from 10am until 5pm.
Head to the Victorian Christmas Fair at Picton Castle and soak up the wonderful Christmas atmosphere! The picturesque 13th Century Castle makes a perfect setting for a Christmas market with staterooms and corridors housing over 60 stalls offering handmade gifts, local produce, handcrafted jewellery, ceramics and toys. Follow a trail through the Castle and out into the courtyard whilst sampling delicious refreshments and browsing for presents.The event runs from 10am to 5pm with last entry at 4pm, entry prices TBC. Please note, card payments may not be accepted at all stalls.
Enjoy a day out at the RWE Npower Pembroke Power Station alongside Friends of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park (FPCNP) where you can tour the station and discover how operations are carried out. Dates and times to be confirmed. To enquire about booking, please call our Concierge Team on 01437 772758.
Picton Castle is holding a magical family friend Christmas event every weekend throughout December this year up until Christmas. Take the children to meet Santa and receive a gift, or take part in the craft workshops or Christmas trail. Festive refreshments including mulled wine and spiced apple juice will be available. This event runs from 10am until 5pm with the last tour available at 4.30pmTickets must be bought in advance, and each ticket includes entry to the gardens plus a drink and a gift. Please visit the website to book tickets: https://www.pictoncastle.co.uk/santas-magical-family-christmas-5
This year's Torch Theatre Pantomime is Pinocchio, the well-known story of a puppet who dreams of being a real boy. In true festive style, this show will be full of music, laughter and more making it the perfect family treat this Christmas! A British Sign Language performance will take place at 6.00pm on Thursday 20th December. Tickets start at £16.50 for children and concessions, full tickets are £18.50 and family tickets are available at £59.To book tickets and/or for more information, please see the website: http://www.torchtheatre.co.uk/pinocchio-2018/
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.
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 Fishguard Folk Festival, always guaranteed to be a fun weekend! With a number of concerts, performances, workshops and events taking place at various locations throughout Fishguard, there's plenty to choose from!
Head to the peaceful village of Lawrenny this May for a festival dedicated to wellbeing of the mind, body and soul. Take part in a yoga or pilates class, zumba, ballet fusion or meditation. Learn something new in a chocolate workshop, a creative art workshop or even a spoon carving workshop! You will also have the opportunity to get involved with a range of activities including foraging and surfing. Top off your relaxing weekend with some great live music! See https://www.thebigretreatwales.co.uk/ for more information and to buy tickets. Please note, dogs are not permitted at this event.
With two different distances available, you can either enter the Middle Distance event which is made up of a 1.2 mile swim, a 56 mile cycle and a 13.1 mile run; or the 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!
Our first stay in Bryn Melin was in March 2009, we loved it then and have finally returned for a short winter break. Even more impressed with the cottage this time - lovely renovations - very cosy and clean as before - made friends with a little robin down at the harbour - he flew into the car and sat on Mike's knee. Spotted a couple of seals during a lovely coastal walk to Trefin. Hope to be back early next year.
We have been visiting Abercastle for the last 10 years staying in many different cottages, but Bryn Melin is by far the cleanest. Most cosy and comfortable cottage we have ever stayed in - Thank you. We will definately be back and shall be recommending the cottage to our family and friends. Sharon the caretaker was so helpful and friendly when we spoke to her prior to our arrival. We have had a wonderful few days despite the weather not being great. We have enjoyed some lovely walks in between the downpours. Had a fab meal at the Sloop in Porthgain visited St Davids and had lots of fun playing on the beaches. Thank you once again we look forward to returning again very soon.
A really lovely stay. The cottage is super. Really cosy with the stove lit, and very clean and well equipped. We had a fantastic relaxing time, visiting beaches, villages and castles, and eating lunch in the huge selection of fantastic country pubs.
Our regular visit a week later this year but what a pleasant surprise. The excellent cottage is now even better and warmer, and as usual very clean and welcoming. Thank you Sharon. The weather was mixed from storms to mild. Saw some seals at Abermawr and had a very relaxing time. We still prefer the Farmers Arms to The Ship Inn. Back next year, god willing for our 7th time.
Had a lovely stay. Cottage very clean and cosy. All other improvements lovely.
Here we are again. This must be our 5th or 6th visit to this cottage at this time of year. The cottage is as always warm dry and clean. The countryside good, the coastal towns, villages,and walks excellent. We saw a mother seal feeding her pup. A peaceful beach in Gods country.
First time here. We had a really relaxing week - lovely and quiet. Cottage is one of the best quipped we've ever stayed in. An absolute must is visiting Something Cooking in Letterston - without doubt the best fish and chips around
Enjoyable stay - beautiful spot. A great place to access other areas. We really enjoyed out boat trip round Skomer and an afternoon on Marloes beach - not to be missed - one of the most stunning beaches I have ever seen.
In over 20 yers of visiting the Pembroke coast surfing, this has to be the most memorable. At last a chance to show my young family the wonders of one of the great wonders of the world (of whch I have seen a lot of) this ranks as one of the greatest. This thrown in with my 40th makes for a very happy gown up teenager from the moment we entered Bryn Melin our 2 yr old never stopped beaming. I never stopped breating deep breaths of comtemptment and Fran was just in seventh heaven, Dioch Bryn Meln we will return.
It is a great cottage in a perfect location. I love the feel inside and many thanks for having so many helpful books and maps
The brochure does not do justice to the wonderful setting for this cottage. It is great to be so close to the sea. Our 2 year old loved the beach here.
This cottage is cosy and well equipped. We love being able to see the sea from the windows and even sit outside at the picnic table.
The cottage is really nice and cosy...We can't wait to come back
I enjoyed playing on the beach
The cottage is lovely and cosy and with everything you'd ever need.
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