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.
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 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 player, 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!
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.
The Pizza Tipi always guarantees a great party and this year's Halloween party promises to be the same! With great food, there will also be a disco and live music - exact details to be announced. This event will take place from 5pm until 11pm.
Hosted by Narberth & Whitland Round Table, this year's fireworks display will be taking place at Parc Dr Owen, Whitland. Full details are yet to be announced but it is sure to be yet another great evening for all.
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.
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
Get into the festive spirit this Christmas with Cardigan Theatre's pantomime! Re-telling the traditional story of Sleeping Beauty, this production guarantees a family fun performance with plenty of audience participation and slapstick comedy!Tickets cost £7
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 is an annual event which takes places right in the centre of the town of Cardigan on the last Saturday in April. 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.
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!
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!
We had a brilliant Christmas in Children. Everything we could need to make out stay a home away from home. Owner was very helpful and on hand when needed him. Would certainly stay here again.
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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