Superb views of Abercastle bay and islands are enjoyed from the bedroom and kitchen/dining room. Wake in the morning to the view of the heron or oystercatchers feeding along the seas edge and the beach is just ten strides from your door. Stone walls and open beams are featured within the well furnished and decorated rooms. Great care has been taken during the design and equipping of Carreg Samson to ensure that the comfort and the needs of all ages, couples and families are catered for. French doors from the sitting room lead out onto a pretty, enclosed courtyard with planters and patio furniture adds to your enjoyment.
A wonderful holiday home right on the edge of the beach.
Ground Floor: Entrance hall, sitting room, kitchen/dining room, bunk room, shower room/whb/wc.
First Floor: 2 Double rooms, twin room, bathroom/whb/wc.
Heating: Oil central heating, electric fire.
Electricity: & Oil: £20 per week Oct - April, free May - Sept.
Parking: Space for car plus boat.
Facilities: Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble drier, dishwasher, TV, DVD player, video player/recorder, CD stereo system, WiFi, phone with honesty box - UK calls only, towels, 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.
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.
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: 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
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.
Picton Caslte is holding a Pups on Parade event in Association with Burns Pet Nutrition. A totally fun dog show for all the family!This event is not affiliated with any Kennel Clubs etc – just a totally fun event for all the family and their pooches. Please Note: Ticket Price Includes Car Pass for the Day. For more information please visit: http://www.pictoncastle.co.uk/burns-pet-nutrition-dog-show or email: email@example.com
Milford Haven will host the Welsh Grand Prix for the adrenalin fuelled Powerboat P1 National Championships. Centred around the new Milford Waterfront development, this will be the only venue in Wales to welcome the powerboat racers. The racers will use Milford Waterfront as their base providing spectators with superb opportunities for watching the race and enjoying the exciting build up activities, events and hospitality.Tel: 01646 696100. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
A lovely cottage in a wonderful location. Weather was kind, good enough to sit outside for breakfast and lunch on a couple of days. Fabulous walking from the door and a wonderful walk from Porthgain is the blue lagoon - one of us even went swimming in the blue lagoon!
Stormy - atmospheric - Seals and baby seals on beach - house cosy and sheltered- Porthgain and The Sloop Inn really worth a visit. Had a good time!!
A lovely cottage in a fantastic location. Plenty of wonderful walks along the Coastal Path. Murphy the dog loved the beach. Also, the robin paid us a visit! Thank you.
Big House! Loved the Garden becuase it was good for running around. Really enjoyed the beach. 10/10 giving it a thumbs up!
A brilliant short stay. We were blessed with dry weather most of the time. This is amazing given the weather we have been experiencing in the last few weeks. Great Cottage, great view from main bedroom. Enjoyed The Ship Inn for good food in an informal atmosphere (in Trefin) Great to be so close to the sea.
First trip to this part of West Wales. Beautiful cottage, hard to beat for location and size!Great for the dogs, beach to ourselves most of the time. We will be back.
Absolutely beautiful property and location. Had a wonderful time here, Spending quality time together. Quiet time of the year but could imagine that it get's rather busy in the Summer months. Personally, I think it's a great location in the quiet months, in the middle for coastal walks. Thank's for a lovely enviornment, had a really great time!
Fourth visit to this wonderful location and blessed with sunshine all the way/ We'll be back.
Cottage is absolutely stunning, thouroughly enjoyed our evenings here. The view in the morning is awesome!! We had lovely weather which was a bonus!
Cottage was lovely, warm and comfortable! Information was very useful - enjoyed the fish and chips at Letterston! Thank you
Once again we have spent a relaxing few days in your lovely home and had glorious days of sunshine. Hubby celebrated his 50th birthday and we can't think of a better place to spend it, lunch in the Sloop is superb.
Well we are back again! Thank you for yet another amazing break away. We just love the cottage a real home from home. So warm, cosy and welcoming. Many thanks for the wine, a lovely welcome. We have already booked to return in the New Year. The children love it here and have had so much fun. Thank you for everything and see you soon!
First time in Carreg Samson and it won't be our last! Totally chilled out and dropped out. Cottage is warm, cosy and welcoming. Had Chef's on the run come and cook us a meal Saturday night, immense portions and really tasty food, loved every minute of it! Thank you for the wine, the thought and gesture was very kind. Dogs loved it, saw a beautiful fox on coastal path yesterday. Made my day - Also The Sloop Inn in Porthgain saw us sat outside with the dogs and insisted we come inside by the fire. How nice and accomodating of them! Will definately be back. Thank you so very much!
Comfortable and practical cottage, kids loved the cove and seals and also the freedom provided by the cottage location.
We're back again! We've been lucky with the weather and have had lots of fun exploring the beaches! Many thanks fo the wine. We've also enjoyed swimming at Haverfordwest leisure centre ideal woth the little ones when the weather isn't great. Thank you for yet another lovely break, we've already booked to come to Carreg Samson before Christmas. Thank you once again!
A short break and lovely weather. Saw a seal in the harbour, lots of canada geese at Newport. I have not walked the coastal path for many years. It was an absolute delight.
Thanks for the wine. Our second stay here and as good as the first time. We've seen seals and ottersin the bay. Sky and boo have had a fab time!
Great week. Thank you for the lovely location and view and everythiing we could ask for.
Our 4th visit and as good as before!
Carreg Smason is a lovely well equipped lovely cottage in a very convenient positio. Weather has been mixed but we have been fortunate to see seals that came up onto the beach. Many thanks for the wine, was a lovely suprise. We brought a lobster and three dressed crab from a local fisherman - Delicious!
Weather has been perfect - The whole week. Lots of wildlife. Children loved the beach. Teddie enjoyed all the walks. 3rd visit to Carreg Samson.
In a summer where the weather the worse on record it was not too bad! Wonderful week!! Great place for lexie the dog
Superb week - Many thanks. Some sea mist bt genereally excellent weather. Shed at Porthgain is excellent ate there twice!!
Our 8th visit!!! First time we have stayed out of school holidays and earlier in the year. We were so warm and cosy. Watched a seal one evening basking on the pontoon the harbour. We were very well fed by somethings cooking, The Sloop and Cottage Caterers. Thank you for the wine, celebrated gran's 88th!
We have had a wonderful week in this very comfortable home. Such an amazing location! We were very lucky with the weather, so did lots of walking (Bella the dog was in heaven) We had an excellent meal at The Sloop Inn, Porthgain. Choose from the specials menu to be sure of gettingfresh catch of the day. This cottage is lovely, warm and well equipped. Thank you for the wine. We hope to come again.
Ab Fab! Location is fantastic. Had excellent weather. We will be back. Cottage deserves better than 10/10. Views are especially fantastic from bedroom. Dylan (Welsh border collie) especially enjoyed it here. Walks beaches etc. House and garden great for him. Every aspect was exceptional.
Fabulous location for walking. Viewfrom bedroom amazing. Cottage, cosy and very well equipped. Sorry we have to leave, could have stayed here for the rest of the summer. Weather exceptionally kind and had a glass of wine sitting on the deckchairs on my Birthday. Thanks for the wine. Hope to return soon!
This is our second visit to Carreg Samson and definately won't be our last. We've has a wonderful holiday, we don't want to leave! We've been very lucky with the weather and explored many of the beaches. The cottage was perfect, warm, cosy and well equipped - Thank you. Also thank you for our wine.
Lovely location, thanks for the wine, weather was great!! Well equipped kitchen. Great walks, ideal for canoeing.
Thank you so much for the wine. What a beautiful place you have - we're so glad we came to stay. Will definitely be back!
We have been coming here for years, this is our favourite cottage, again a lovely stay, weather very cold but very peaceful and the views wonderful. Great break.
Another memorable week - many thanks for sharing such a lovely cottage and location. Can't wait to come back again - Spring is nearly here. Thanks again for the wine and warm welcome
This cottage is pure instant therapy! Totally relaxing week. Cliff walking, seal watching, eating and drinking. Perfect. ps Thanks for the wine.
Fantastic cottage, it had everything we needed. We loved the seals. Children loved it here ages 12, 12, 9 & 8 none of them wanted to go home. Thank you for the wine and for a fantastic holiday.
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