Cilhendre, a wonderful 19th century cottage, once home to Welsh author Menna Gallie. Centrally located, situated in an attractive side street, ensures Newport's shops, restaurants and pubs are within walking distance, also Parrog Beach, the Coastal Path and Newport Sands.
A traditional cottage and family home which is deceptively spacious, allowing for capacious living. Excellently equipped and maintaining many original features, wooden floors and beams, complimented by modern comfy sofas and antique furnishings. Includes a ground floor en suite double bedroom. The sitting room wood burner and kitchen Rayburn create a warm and snug atmosphere. The breakfast room French doors open onto a sunny secluded patio, well equipped for alfresco dining with garden lighting, leading onto a large lawn for children, adults and pets to enjoy.
Out of season last minute bookings at a reduced price, please call 01437 767600 for further information.
Ground Floor: Open plan sitting/dining room/archway to breakfast room/kitchen, single step to double room/ensuite shower room/whb/wc. First floor accessed via open tread stairs.
First Floor: 2 Double rooms, twin room, bathroom/shower cubicle/whb/wc with 2nd door to 1 double room - lockable.
Heating: Gas central heating, Rayburn, woodburner.
Electricity: & Gas: £30 per week Oct - April, £20 per week May - Sept.
Parking: Space for 2 small cars on roadside in front of cottage. 1 further space reserved in car park opposite Golden Lion pub. Steps up from car park to Cilhendre’s garden.
Facilities: Gas Rayburn, electric fan oven, gas hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble drier, pulley maid, TV, DVD/video player, selection of DVDs; videos; books & games, music centre/ipod dock, telephone/honesty box, WiFi, BBQ, garden furniture.
Pets: 2 well behaved dogs.
The street market in Newport runs from the beginning of April to the end of December. The market is open on Mondays, weather permitting, from Its aim is to promote and sell local produce and products and it presents an opportunity to buy fresh produce and locally reared meats.
Dyfed Shire Horse Farm, Eglwyswrw a tourist attraction at the foot of the Preseli Mountains. They are known internationally for breeding a shire horse called Major Mercury (aka Dyfed Celt) one of the household cavalry drum horses. There is plenty for the whole family to do, whatever the weather. Daily Timetable of activities including, Harnessing demonstrations, during which we will dress the horse in a working set of harness and explain the function and history of the harness, Horse and cart rides (Summer Holidays Only) Tractor ride around the working farm, Animal Feeding and Donkey Grooming. They also have an Indoor soft play area & Outdoor adventure area - Crazy Golf, Sand Shed and Skittles. Nature Trail with woodlands and hedgerows to explore and stunning views of the Preseli Mountains to enjoy.
Please Note: Dogs are welcomed but must be kept on leads and there is a small charge for their entry.
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.
Seaglass Restaurant, is located in the grounds of Newport Sands golf course, relax with spectacular views overlooking the bay and golf course perfect for a leisurely breakfast, relaxed lunch or delicious dinner, everyone is welcome.We extend a warm welcome to families, groups and couples. By day relax and enjoy our unique beachfront setting with our wonderfully light and airy ambiance. The restaurant enjoys panoramic views of unspoilt Newport Bay from inside the dining room with floor to ceiling windows and from our sun-filled terrace.Children are very welcome and we have a children’s menu with all their favourites. Youngsters can enjoy our play area whilst the adults relax and take in the view. In the evenings our stylish and contemporary decor offers intimate and sophisticated dining. Fresh and seasonal produce is prepared daily with care and served with attention to detail by our expert team. Whether it’s a warm, hearty pie made from local, seasonal ingredients, a delicious toasted Panini, fresh Moules Marinieres, or indulgent sticky toffee pudding we have something for everyone.
Tucked away in the heart of Pembrokeshire is a peace and tranquil restaurant. As well as us letting their 14 self-catering cottages the la carte restaurant is open to residents and non-residents alike for lunches, Sunday carvery, evening bar or restaurant meals. They also serve afternoon teas. The restaurant offers a frequently changing menu that is designed & prepared using the finest local produce. Selecting their meat from local butchers, cheese lovingly produced by Pant Mawr in Rosebush and locally grown seasonal vegetables. you will be sure to true taste and reflection of West Wales!
This is an annual event which takes places right in the centre of the town of Cardigan. The main attraction is the parade which goes through the town, made up of local horses followed by vintage vehicles such as tractors, cars and motorcycles. Head along in the morning to see the horses being judged.
A three day medieval event with the re-enactment of a wedding that took place in 1315, a medieval market, medieval re-enactment groups, Story tellers, jugglers, falconry, archery, a Knight school for kids, the telling of the Mabinogion, two medieval banquets and much, much more.
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 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.
After it's huge success on its first year in 2015, the Haverfoodfest is back for the 3rd year! Making the most of quality local produce, the Haverfoodfest welcomes everyone to sample the incredible food and drink that our local producers have to offer. With a number of food stalls, as well as demonstrations, competitions and entertainment, the Haverfoodfest is certainly one to be on the list of events to go to this year!
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 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!
The annual 'Pirates and Smugglers Walk' takes place in Fishguard on Sunday morning, on the weekend of the town Folk Festival. This is a popular event which has been running for over 10 years. It Starts in the main square and proceeds through the old town quarter to the lower town harbour and to the Fort (1.5 miles) The walk calls at several historical sites as well as music events and pubs! A FREE event
Held at Llys-y-fran Country Park and Reservoir the Narberth and Whitland Rotary Club annual Dragon Boat racing. Teams of 15, 14 Rowers 1 drummer. Entry per Boat £750.00- £50 per person. Teams encouraged to gain sponsorship. Spectator entry £3.00 adults children FREE plus FREE Entertainment for children, bouncy castle, magician etc
Roch Village's inaugural Duck Race! The race which will raise funds for three local charities and will take place in the beautiful grounds of Roch Mill. Its a free event and has refreshments and children's entertainment, BBQ and licensed bar,Spray tattoos. Ducks cost £2.00 CLAIM YOURS NOW for the chance to win! Buy your duck from Mel on 01437 710 838.
2017 celebrates Penlan's third year of festivities set in the peaceful woodland setting. There will be craft stalls, refreshments, live music, open mic, and competitions such as the Annual Song Writing Competition.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
This International Music Festival incorporates orchestral concerts, chamber music, choral music and stage productions to create a full week of international music for all festival-goers to enjoy!
Folk and jazz fusion from Paul Hutchinson (Belshazzar's Feast, Hoover the Dog) and Karen Wimhurst of Cauld Blast Orchestra. Hear them in the evocative setting of a 200-year-old country chapel. Event Contact Details: Main Street Music Pembroke. Tel: 01646 621530. Email: email@example.com. Tickets £10.
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!
Come along to the annual family fun afternoon in Roch. The fete will have a selection of stalls,cream teas, BBQ & bar, ice-creams,games and side shows as well as the entertaining dog show.
The Abbey Shakespeare Players are back at St Dogmaels Abbey for their 31st year running and are performing Richard II this year.
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 newest Literary Festival where they will be showcasing some of the best in writing on a variety of themes. In addition, they are hosting creative writing and art workshops for adults and children, "Poems and Pints" and lots more....
Cardigan River and Food Festival is an annual event which strives to showcase the fantastic local produce available in Wales with demonstrations, entertainment and activities. Of course - there will be ample opportunities to see and taste some of that local produce on offer!
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.
Cardigan's annual Quays Festival is held each year in August and celebrates the culture and heritage of the North Pembrokeshire town. A busy weekend, there will be entertainment, activities, craft stalls and refreshments available from a whole host of local producers.
A fundraising day for local charities, Camrose Vintage Working Day displays all kinds of vintage machinery for all to see and learn about how things used to work way back when. With entertainment such as Sheep Shearing and Folk Dancing, trade stands including those selling local crafts, and refreshments available - it's a great day out for people of all ages!
Folly Farm are giving their visitors the chance to come and see their favourite characters Chase and Marshall from PAW Patrol! So bring your little superstars along to see the heroic pups at intervals on selected dates. And the best news? Our PAW Patrol appearances are included in the standard admission price to Folly Farm! Tickets: No special tickets required, included in admission price.
The West Wales Wool Show in Narberth is a celebration of all things woolly. From beautifully hand crafted items, clothing and footwear to knitting wool, fleece and all the equipment needed to make at home. Demonstrations run throughout the day with stall holders sharing their skills and knowledge with visitors plus wool skill workshops such as felting. The main aim of the show is to support local wool producers and small craft businesses. Wool as a renewable resource is still undervalued and the show aims to bring this wonderful natural resource back into focus. The show is run by the Pembrokeshire Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers with support from PLANED.
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.
A one day of professional willow weaving tuition is being held at Bryn Berwyn Country House .All materials required to make your willow decorations are included in the course fee. A spacious work area is allocated to each student along with their own set of tools. ncluded is a delicious lunch and they will happily cater for any dietary requirements if notified in advance. A plentiful supply of tea, coffee and afternoon cake is provided. To book please visit their website: http://www.makeitinwales.co.uk/
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.
Had another fabulous week in Newport, finally helping to move in to a new permanent house here for the family! Gorgeous weather, mussels off the beach and sloes off the trees! A good week foraging will be back soon
A wonderful week as always at Cilhendre. Lovely walks, excellent weather, and lots of extremely good food.
The most perfect weekend away. I can hardly believe it is October! Perfect company.
What a great week, pretty good weather. Lots of walks, good food.
I had a brilliant time and it was really sunny. The house was excellent and the garden was good to play in, Thank you for letting us stay.
Thank you for your lovely house. We really enjoyed our stay.
Another super spring stay in your lovely home, joined by our eldest son + his wife. Weather kind, walks gorgeous with the last snowdrops, lots of daffodils and even some violets! Thank you
A fantastic way to relax and unwind, spent a blissful few days here. Cilhendre as lovely as every comfortable, cosy and sunny! Looking forward to visiting again soon.
As ever, a fantastic say at Cilhendre. Fabulous food, scenery, walking, company and lots of fun.
Had a Lovely time- Great cottage, Nice walks. Thanks for a lovely stay
A wonderful stay weather was fine plenty of walks around the town, Cottage was beautiful, garden lovely would recommend it to anyone
We have enjoyed another idyllic holiday in wonderful Cilhendre -It is such a marvellous house for families, situated in one of the most beautiful places in the world!! All fourteen members of the Thomas family have been here over some part of the holiday and none of us has wanted to leave!! The crowning glory has been the three weeks of glorious sunshine! Thank you very much again from us all .
Plenty of space for our family of 6 adults to enjoy themselves. We really appreciated the games and books provided. Excellent local produce from the butcher and fish shop. Coastal path walks were amazing. Ran out of time for all the things we wanted to do.
Lovely old cottage plenty of everything, weather dry, sunny but very cold, fab for walks. Local pubs friendly and good food, suited the needs of our large family who vary in ages. Would love to come back in the summer to enjoy beautiful garden and surrounding beaches. Maybe one day.
Enjoyed our stay in very comfortable cottage. The weather has been perfect for the few days that we have been here. Lovely walk from Pwllgwaelod to Cwm Yr Eglws via the coastal path. Also walked from Aberieddy to Porthgain beautiful walk, good lunch in Sloop Inn. Parrog is very pretty too, Lovely meal in Golden Lion. We hope to return.
The cottage was excellent, Very well equipped, comfortable beds, very well maintained and pretty garden. Great weather and we very much hope the chance will come for us to stay again. Well done the owners for providing such a high quality holiday cottage at a very reasonable price
The cottage is lovely, just what was needed for the 8 of us! Warm, Cosy and well equipped. 'The Shed' at Porthgain was superb. Enjoyed our stay very much, cooking on the rayburn was great fun. I'm sure we shall be back. Thank you.
The cottage has more to recommend it each time we come - congratulations and many thanks again for the personal touch awaiting us when we arrived. The weather has been lovely all week but sadly only 1 dogfish caught! Thank you for everything.
Two families from Cardiff, we came for a short break and had a lovely time. This is the first time in Newport and we all thought it was a lovely place and would like to come again in the summer. Explored the area on foot, it's ideal for everything and plenty of shops and eating places to keep us going. The cottage is great, very well equipped and comfortable and cosy - we enjoyed cooking on the Rayburn.
Arrived at 3.15 from Somerset, first time here! First impressions lovely layout, comfy, spacious and charming, Can't wait until tomorrow. Enjoyed our few days, very comfortable a home from home. Will be coming back.
Having arrived on a brilliantly sunny day, 26th August, I have seen some wonderful weather and have swum in the sea a few times, though not always out of choice. But a very good time. The beds were comfy, the tea was hot and the chef upped the meals from girl sized to boy sized keeping us very happy. Enjoyed the stay, the company was well behaved most of the time.
We came for a weeks R&R and did exactly what it says on the can. lovely cottage in a stunning location. It rained but that did not distract at all from the peaceful holiday. Would like to return next year.
We can only agree with the Latimers (May 07). Lovely family home, keep up the good, very good work!!!
The other half of the party (Derek Evans-Welsh) - we don't wish to complain but the sun was much too hot all week - we just don't expect this in Wales. Also we had no bites - my husband is a fisherman and this was very distressing for him! On a serious note, we've been coming to Wales since the children were little & this is by far the nicest accommodation we've stayed in - keep up the good work.
Congratulations it makes my stay very enjoyable - your project is excellent. The weather for the full week has been sunny - sunny - sunny. The cottage for me is a high standard, very comfortable, spacious, well done. The bird life seems to be slow - the walks as ever excellent. Pembrokeshire to me, I love it. Will keep on returning. Thank you all!
Lovely holiday, fantastic weather. Aga - Fab! Going home with a tan! Golden Lion grub really good, try the Sloop Inn, Porthgain aswell. Beaches this holiday, Druidstone Haven and Barafundle, beautiful! Warm and comfy cottage with good local dog walks.
Excellent weekend stay, house quaint , comfortable and old - the same as guests! Excellent stay "be happy" (the fish!) Lovely house, friendly & homely. Enjoyed our stay!
Nice to be back in this cosy cottage, if only it hadn't been raining the whole time. Everything working and sat everynight around a gorgeous woodburner. Most comfortable!
We are sorry to be leaving this cottage, it has such a lovely homely atmosphere and we immediately relaxed into holiday mode when we arrived here. This is our first family holiday in Newport and we have all thoroughly enjoyed being so close to all that the place has to offer - we will be back!
Another lovely holiday in Newport and the sun shone all week. It is my second stay in this house and the transformation of the garden is simply amazing! The new owners must have worked very hard indeed to clear and open it up. I look forward to seeing the re-decoration as I shall be returning again.
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