"May we rent the cottage at the edge of the sea?" is a question we are asked hundreds of times every year. The answer is, "Yes"! Doves Cottage is the most sought after holiday property enjoying a unique position and interesting history.
Once a tap house giving a warm welcome to sailors, it has steps from the door into the sea. Every window has a sea view and access to the cottage is via the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path. Doves Cottage is a most unusual and cosy retreat in a magical setting. Seals, peregrines and a wide variety of seabirds are often seen from the south facing terraces and additional lawn gives lots of space.
The elderly or infirm may find the short, steep flight of steps difficult.
Not suitable for under 5 year olds. No baby equipment is provided, but you are welcome to bring your own.
Ground Floor: Open plan living room/kitchen with comfortable armchairs, shower room, separate whb/wc, gallery bedroom with kingsize bed.
Heating: Oil Rayburn, partial central heating - radiator in bedroom, additional electric heater.
Electricity: & Oil: £25 per week Oct - April, £15 per week May - September (free for red weeks).
Parking: One car 150 yards away.
Facilities: Rayburn cooker, microwave, hob, fridge, TV, DVD player, CD player/VHF radio.
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.
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.
West Wales Militaria Collectables Fayre & Swap Shop at Laugharne Memorial Hall. Entry costs Adults £2.00 and Children over 10 years £1.00. Refreshments are available.
This October, the popular ghost story of The Woman In Black comes to the Torch Theatre in a great spine-chilling stage play. Arthur Kipps is invited to tell a ghost story and so recalls his past experiences encountering the "woman in black". According to the legends, she haunts Eel Marsh House and every time she is seen, a child dies. What will be the outcome of the ghost story?The play is recommended for those aged 14 and over. Booking in advance is recommended, tickets start at £8.
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. The 2016 show will be kindly sponsored by Emily’s Funky Knits in conjunction with Amroth Bay Holidays and by Esgair Fibres.
200 voices unite at St Davids Cathedral for A Journey of World Music on Saturday 15th October. This concerts stars the Hywel Girls' Choir and Hywel Boy Singers, the Llanelli Choral Society, the Haverfordwest Male Voice Choir and the Angelicus Chorale. Music will include songs such as Ave Maria, the Hallelujah Choras, Nessun Dorma, Aida's Grand March and Phantom of the Opera. The concert begins at 7.30pm and booking in advance is recommended. Call 07788 294282 or 07473 097958 to book. Tickets cost £15 per person, group tickets are available at a discounted price.
Held in St Brides Orchard next to St Brides Bay and the ancient church of St Bridget, St Brides. A fantastic event and opportunity to glimpse inside the courtyard of the original Kensington Castle (dating circa 1500's), to see apple pressing using the orchard's apples and ancient craft skills such as basket/willow weaving and wood carving. Teas, coffees, cakes and jars of homemade jams and chutneys for purchase in our 'Apple Cafe' with all money raised in support of St Brides and Marloes churches. Entry to the Apple Day event is free - a wonderful day out, even if its raining.
The first of its kind in Pembrokeshire. Explore and discover Pembrokeshires offshore islands with secluded beaches and exposed headlands, famous tide races and the best surf beaches as well as safe, sheltered, secluded bays. And if you do know about Pembrokeshire then you’ll know it’s the best sea kayaking in Wales, possibly even the world! October is also pupping season for Atlantic Grey Seals and Pembrokeshire is home to more of them than anywhere else in the northern hemisphere. There will be something for all kayakers looking to get out onto the sea, from beginners to experts! Please Note: For tickets and an in depth look at specific kayaking activities and the weekends itinerary please visit their website. http://www.pembrokeshireseakayakfestival.com/ or call 01348 670357.
Come and have fun at Picton Castle with special Halloween Freaky Fun Days! Join them for a tour of the Haunted Castle and have lots of ghoulish fun or hunt for monsters in the Gardens or do Halloween craft in the small gallery. Great fun for all the family! Please Note: Normal entry will apply.
With fancy dress competitions, crafts, live music and various family fun activities, this is one event not to missed. Head to Goodwick on the 28th for their fireworks display where there will be firespinners and their ever-popular Cawl Crawl challenge is making a return to the 29th October!
Are you brave enough to meet the ghosts and spirits of those who lived at Castell Henllys over 2,000 years ago? Keep your eyes, and ears, open! Who knows who ,or what, may be lurking in the woods! Not for the faint hearted!! £1 per activity plus admission.
A fun day out at Castell Henllys for all little witches and wizards. Make crafts, have your face painted and collect ingredients to make a concotion to cast your spell! Free entry for every child in witch or wizard fancy dress! Only £1 per activity.
Fishguard’s Autumn Festival will be holding a ‘Family fun and Fireworks’. Pembrokeshire Firespinners will be at the event this year as well as many other fun activities.
Head to Castell Henllys this October to learn all about the night's skies. Astronomers will lead talks, experts will teach you all about the various constellations, and you can even learn all about how to take your own pictures of the night skies. The event runs from 7pm until 10.30pm, and refreshments will be available in the cafe. For more information and/or to book tickets, please call 01239 891319.
Come and join the annual Firework Display and fun held at at Haverfordwest Rugby Club. Tickets are available on the gates - Adults £3.00 Children £2.00
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.
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.
Scolton Manor opens it's doors this winter to welcome visitors for their annual winter Frost Fayre. With a selection of craft and food stalls, this fayre is a great way to get into the festive spirit! On offer will be a whole selection of delicious treats and gifts, plus there will be the opportunity to sample refreshments.
Come along and soak up the wonderful Christmas atmosphere at the Victorian Christmas Fair at Picton Castle. which is transformed into a magical Christmas shopper’s paradise. With over 50 stalls packed full of gorgeous gifts which line the corridors and staterooms of its 13th Century Castle and surrounding buildings within its Courtyard, not to mention the Food Hall. Local handmade gifts, from beautifully handmade wooden toys and crafted candles, to tasty cheeses, funky jewellery and ceramics you’ll be able to find something for everyone on your Christmas gift list. Stalls will be both inside and outside in the Courtyard, so whatever the weather, you can browse at your leisure! Admission Prices- Adults £7.00, Seniors £6.00 Children £4.00 Under 5’s : Free. Entry Prices include free glass of ‘something seasonal and spicy’!
Come and join in at Castell Henllys Christmas Fair with stalls brimming with gifts & goodies. The perfect opportunity to to buy those special presents. Meet Santa or one of his elves and enjoy a cuppa and a mince pie.
Father Christmas is coming to Town! Visit Milford Haven on the first Saturday in December for the switch on of the Town's lights and to see Santa! Why not pay a visit to Milford Haven to join the Christmas festivities. Children's rides & activities, face painting and puppet shows will all be available prior to Father Christmas arrival.
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.
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.
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: email@example.com
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
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.
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!
I agree with earlier comments that the rayburn is a joy to use. I have absolutely loved the time I have spent here at Doves Cottage. It's such a lovely place and I wish I could stay longer. I have had a wonderful and relaxing stay here and I knew from the minute I arrived here that I would return to this special place. I feel very privileged to have had the chance to stay in this incredible location and I can't wait to come back.
We have returned again to this specail place. Had a lovely week - enjoying watching gulls bathing when the tide was out, and being cosy when the wind and the waves were raging.
Barney our border terrier loved having his very own "private" beach to run around on. This was our second visit and we have not been disappointed.
A wonderful and relaxing week. Many thanks
We have had a wonderful time. Thank you. So beautiful and relaxing. Top highlight, two seals trying to get food out of the fishermans traps!!
What a beautiful place and a magical week. Loved every minute of it and can't wait to come back.
What can be said that's not already been said? Thanks for an unforgettable holiday.
The word "stunning" is much over used these days - but it does apply here. Watch out for the seals here and the basking sharks at Strumble Head.
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