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 round the stove 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.
Discounts available for couples out of season, please enquire for prices - 01437 767600 or 01437 765765.
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, Arrow solid fuel stove, night storage heating.
Electricity: Charged according to use.
Parking: 3 cars.
Facilities: Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV/DVD player, video player/recorder, payphone, WiFi, garden furniture.
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.
Winner of the Gold Prize for Glass in the ‘craft&design’ magazine awards, Steve Robinson is an established fused glass artist and designer whose work is instantly recognisable and collected world-wide. A pioneer in the use of enamels to colour the glass, Steve has developed specialist techniques to create pieces bursting with texture and vibrancy. Glass wall art, bowls, sculptures, awards and trophies are individually and collectively decorative and intriguing. And Steve Robinson glasswork has a particular allure because of the intricacy of its make-up, its uniqueness and its ability to captivate. Bursting with pattern and texture, every piece offers something different drawing the eye and enhancing a room.
He welcomes visitors to the Gallery in St David’s,The Gallery is housed within a Grade II Listed former granary, and inside you will find a display of Steve’s latest work for purchase, from bowls, wall-hangings and larger sculptural works to smaller pieces such as tea-light panels and coasters. You can catch usually a glimpse of Steve at work in his Studio, located behind the Gallery.
Visit Santa Claus in his grotto at Vincent Davies. Open from Saturday 12th November and then every Saturday, Sunday 10-4.30 & Sundays 10.30 to 3.30pm Plus, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 19th-21 st December 10am-4.30pm Entry only £3.50 per child. All children will receive a wrapped gift from Santa. You will be welcome to take your own photographs if you wish. Children can take part in Elf on the Shelf a Free Kids Hunt. There will even be a Santa post box for your children's wish lists – add an address and Santa may reply! Why not pre-book Tea with Santa at Cafe Vincent to include the Elf Hunt, Kids Meal and a visit from Santa, every Thursday in December from 5pm. Please note: Booking is essential.
Get muddy this Christmas with this festive muddy event! This Mud Run is approximately 8k and takes you through some boggy, muddy areas of coast path and possibly the sea! Crossing through farmland, this route will take you climbing over and under things getting you well and truly covered in mud! Take part with friends for fun or challenge them to a race! This event is not timed, but the final finishing order will be published after the event. Entry costs £25 for over 16's. 13-16 year old can participate providing they are accompanied by an adult, this will be at a discounted price of £40 for adult and child entry. All participants will receive a free t-shirt. Please call 07855954702 to enquire about booking.
Explore Southwood Farm near Newgale this December, when it opens its doors for a Christmas Fair. The 19th Century Farm will be awash with festive treats and gifts, perfect for those last-minute touches. Bring along the whole family, even dogs on leads are welcomed!
This wonderful event has always been popular at Picton Castle and it will really get you into the festive spirit as you make your very own personalised Christmas Wreath with their in-house florist, Elsa Sharp. All you need to bring are gloves. apron and secateurs – all other materials are supplied. Why not take an afternoon for yourself and come and join in! The cost of the afternoon workshop will include a seasonally warming glass of mulled wine or spiced apple juice and a mince pie. Please note. Limited space. You can book your place by calling: 01437 751326.
Breakfast with Santa at St Katharine and St Peter's Church Hall, Milford Haven on An opportunity for your children to see Santa in his Grotto and also to enjoy the various stalls, refreshments and activities available. For more information on this event please call: 01646 692 476
A 10km festive fun run to raise money for broad haven playgroup. All runners get a Christmas pudding on crossing the finish line and a complimentary mulled wine and mince pie afterwards. prize for the "best dressed" runner. Entrants must be aged 16 or over on the day. visit www.xmaspuddingrun.co.uk for more information. Online entry will open again from the beginning of October. Plenty of time to get training!!
Milford's Torch Theatre once again brings a classic pantomime to stage - a must-see for anyone staying in Pembrokeshire this Christmas! Take the children, the grandparents, the next-door neighbours - take everyone you know! If there's still tickets available that is! The baby Princess Rose is given a curse from the evil Maleficent stating she will die on her 16th birthday but her Fairy Godmother steps in and Rose instead falls into a deep sleep which can only be broken by a handsome prince - this is sure to be a fantastic production by the Torch Theatre once again! Booking as early as possible is advised, as tickets sell out quickly.
Come and join in the festive fun at The Glen Pub. With undercover Ice Skating, Santa's Grotto, Hot Food, Mulled Wine, Trampoline and Bouncy Castle. Please Note: Advance booking for the ice skating is needed. Tel: 01437 760070.
Pembrokeshire band Honey Fungus are playing a live gig at The Castle Inn, Little Haven this December. The set combines well-known songs with their own acoustic music and stories. Pop along for some great food, a great atmosphere and some quality live music. The performance starts at 9.30pm.
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.
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).
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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.
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.
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