Caerau Isaf is one of Pembrokeshire's best kept secrets hidden down a narrow vehicular track overlooking the Irish sea and the dramatic coastline.
One of two properties, sharing a drive and parking, each with its own private secluded garden. Perfect for artists, walkers and birdlife enthusiasts. An ideal setting to get away from it all either for families or couples all the year round.
A pedestrian track from the drive takes you down to the picturesque Aberfelin Bay, approximately 7 minutes walk, this picturesque sand and shingle beach is surrounded by rugged cliffs while above is the village of Trefin where there is a popular village pub and cafe.
Caerau Isaf is a characterful home of great charm, with many items of local and family history. Relax on the window seat in the kitchen/dining room while you admire the stunning view or curl up by the roaring fire on chillier evenings and read in the quaint sitting room with beamed ceiling and rugs on the wooden floor.
Some of the bedrooms also offer distant sea views so you can appreciate how close you are to the glorious coastline, enjoy leisurely alfresco meals in the lawned garden looking out to sea.
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: Sitting room, kitchen, twin room, single room, single room/whb, bathroom/overhead shower/whb/wc.
First Floor: Double room/ensuite bathroom/roll-top bath/whb/wc - some restricted headroom on first floor.
Heating: Open fire, night storage heating.
Electricity: Charged according to use.
Parking: 3 cars.
Facilities: Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV/DVD player, video player/recorder, payphone, WiFi, garden 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.
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/
Discover the wonders of the Marloes peninsula in Autumn with a walk led by Friends of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park (FPCNP). This walk is five miles in length and will follow a route along the coast towards Deer Park allowing for fantastic views along the coast as well as the chance to spot early seal pups. The walk will begin at 10.30am from the National Trust car park in Marloes and finish at approx. 3.30pm. Please bring along a picnic for lunch. To enquire about booking, please call our Concierge Team on 01437 772758.
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!
very nice-enjoyed our stay, wonderful weather for the time of year, shocked to see how close the sea was (I mean that an awlful lot of water!)Abereiddy beach great for a swim. Nice meal at Sloop Porthgain, although some locals muttered about the prices and suggested the Square and Compass.
thoroughly relaxed after our time here . Thanks to previous visitors for their recommendations. enjoyed the cooastal path from Porthgain to Abereiddy, also around Strumble Head where we watched a young seal backing into the shallows from about 10 feet away square and compass-good value the sloop-too much food!! The ship-nice atmosphere. Unable to get bbc on tv but otherwise a lovely break
No trick or treaters at the door! Fantastic weather, superb location and very well equipped cottage.We have been coming to Pembs for 20year with Coastal Cottages and this one is a gem! Lovely break from routine, hope to be back.Cottage spotlessly clean on arrival0no complaints
We enjoyed a very happy and fun packed holiday with the help of our car.Lots of lovely scenery and weather was good too!The cottage was well equipped and comfy.
A wonderful week in a wonderful location.We have been so lucky as the weather has been gorgeous.We have been able to get out and about every day.The scenery is magnificient but my lasting impression will be the stars on a clear night
We had a great time here in Caerau Isaf.Strumble Head was nice and we managed to see a baby seal! Only problem was the weather and walk to the beach too long..Overall a good holiday.
weather not particulary special, jigsaws and games came into their own! Lovely spot
A lovely weeks holiday despite very unsociable weather.The cottage has a great location, dogs loved the garden and walk down to the beach. Managed quite a few coastal walks-recommend taking the bus and walking back from beach.Have at least one meal at the Shed in Porthgain, but book early in the week.The sloop Innis also very good but again need to book.We definately intend to come back
We had a very peaceful week.The location of the cottage is wonderful.Dogs appreciated the garden.Lovely stroll down lane to the beach.Beds are very comfy,lounge cosy. We are alreday planning when qwe can come back next year as it is a house of tranquility and great place to escape the rat race.
Had a fantastic week, the cottage is lovely, especially the lounge fire-so cosy.We gotten a lot of walking in , favourite area being Strumble Head.Taken a boat trip to Ramsay, def recommended.Seem a lot of wildlife-enough to keep us twitchers occupied for hours!
Had a fantastic week! Surf and the Sloop wre excellent, and pub was child friendly.Beaches are lovely especially Abermawr-worn the path through the woods-Whitesands for the surf.Enjoyed seeing the swimmers on new year day at Whitesands.Cottage was very well equipped, found the beds comfy, all we could ask for.All the board games were well used!We would love to come back in the summer!
Thanks for lovely stay.Such a fabulous location-beautiful and very peaceful.Wonderful to be able to walk out of the house down to the beach and coastal path
Lovely holiday at a peaceful cottage.
Been here before-the same-fine for our base.Food at the ship has improved!
A lovely & peaceful site for a cottage, very relaxing.Casper (dog)loved it here! lovely walk down to the beach.Pity it rained nearly every day but Casper loves getting wet.Hd a wonderful time here and even learnt some welsh. Diolch!
Stayed a week, thoughly enjoyed the coastal paths and beaches.
Spectacular weather (sunniest ever?)cottage perfect as always.Will be back!
We have had a really restful holiday in this fantastic spot.The weather was mixed but not too bad for plenty of cliffs path walks.We hope to return
Had a fantastic week. The cottage is very well-equipped. We found the beds very comfy and what more could we ask for! All the board games were well used - we would love to come again in the summer.
Thanks for a wonderful stay, such a fabulous location - beautiful and very peaceful. Wonderful to be able to walk out of the cottage down to the bay and the coastal path.
A really restful holiday in this fantastic spot - we hope to return.
The cottage is a wonderful base and so well equipped (back for the 3rd time).
A lovely and peaceful site
Cottage perfect as always - we'll be back!(for the 4th time!)
We have had a very enjoyable Easter holiday. The cottage is lovely - we very much appreciaed the videos and books. The garden was so pretty and excellent for the children and dogs to play in.
An absolutely blissful few days in a cottage so central, yet secluded and so well appointed. Fiendish games of Scrabble by the fire in the evenings after interesting days, walking the Coastal Path.
This Access Statement has been prepared by the owner for your information; it is the most recent version that we have received. This statement has been prepared as objectively as possible, however with such a wide remit oversights may be made.
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