“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 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. 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.
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 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.
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.
This year, the Torch Theatre have decided to do the smash hit One Man Two Guvnors as their Autumn production. Previously seen on Broadway and in the West End, this British play is a comedy packed with songs and laughter. Cast includes Christian Patterson (West End Star), Nicky Reynolds (Tracey Beaker) and Gwydion Rhys (Hinterland). Tickets start at £8.50 with full adult tickets at £18.50See the website to book: https://torchtheatre.co.uk/one-man-two-guvnors/
Discover the wonders of the Marloes peninsula in Autumn with a walk led by Friends of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park (FPCNP). This walk is five miles in length and will follow a route along the coast towards Deer Park allowing for fantastic views along the coast as well as the chance to spot early seal pups. The walk will begin at 10.30am from the National Trust car park in Marloes and finish at approx. 3.30pm. Please bring along a picnic for lunch. To enquire about booking, please call our Concierge Team on 01437 772758.
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.
Enjoy a day out at the RWE Npower Pembroke Power Station alongside Friends of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park (FPCNP) where you can tour the station and discover how operations are carried out. Dates and times to be confirmed. To enquire about booking, please call our Concierge Team on 01437 772758.
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
This year's Torch Theatre Pantomime is Pinocchio, the well-known story of a puppet who dreams of being a real boy. In true festive style, this show will be full of music, laughter and more making it the perfect family treat this Christmas! A British Sign Language performance will take place at 6.00pm on Thursday 20th December. Tickets start at £16.50 for children and concessions, full tickets are £18.50 and family tickets are available at £59.To book tickets and/or for more information, please see the website: http://www.torchtheatre.co.uk/pinocchio-2018/
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 Charity Horse and Dog Show is an annual event which occurs in May each year in St. David's. With show jumping, dog shows, stalls and refreshments, this is a great day out for all those interested in horses and dogs!
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!
Head to the peaceful village of Lawrenny this May for a festival dedicated to wellbeing of the mind, body and soul. Take part in a yoga or pilates class, zumba, ballet fusion or meditation. Learn something new in a chocolate workshop, a creative art workshop or even a spoon carving workshop! You will also have the opportunity to get involved with a range of activities including foraging and surfing. Top off your relaxing weekend with some great live music! See https://www.thebigretreatwales.co.uk/ for more information and to buy tickets. Please note, dogs are not permitted at this event.
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!
Loved another week of peace and quiet in Doves Cottage, and enjoying an early Christmas too! Thank you, see you next time.
We've enjoyed the most wonderful 4 days at Doves Cottage. We've enjoyed sunshine and snow and have been lucky enough to sit outside and enjoy the views! What a way to spend your birthday! Peaceful, cosy and a great time had by all (including the pooch!) Thank you for your warm welcome. We hope to return again soon!
The second but hopefully not the last visit to this special cottage and location. Our trip was delayed by two days due to travel problems caused by 'The Beast from the East' storm which hit Britain. Luckily, the weather here since Monday has been amazing with sunshine and blue skies most of the time. Fabulous scenery and walks. What a tonic as winter nears an end
Our third visit to Doves Cottage and it will not be our last! Thank you, we just love coming here. One of our favourite places in the world!
Many thanks to the 'Miles' family for the use of Doves Cottage on our 13th visit here. We loved the whole holiday as much as ever visiting and re-visiting our favourite places. Lots and lots of walking. See you again!! Been magical as ever
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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