Efail Fach is a pretty and cosy detached stone cottage which offers glimpses of the sea.
It is well designed and finished to a high standard throughout. The entrance lobby leads to the freshly renovated, comfortably furnished, open-plan living space. There are plenty of interesting features including A-frame beams, exposed stone walls and a practical slate floor. The newly fitted kitchen area is well-equipped, while the wood burning stove provides a perfect focus on chillier evenings. The bathroom with shower cubicle has been newly fitted and is fully insulated.
Stairs lead from the sitting room to a galleried crog loft in the eaves which is a useful additional bed/sitting room, an ideal quiet reading area overlooking the fields and coastline.
Sliding doors with steps from the living area lead to a gravel patio and mature lawned garden, all enclosed. Enjoy alfresco meals on summer evenings and you will appreciate how close this beautiful coastline is while you soak up the rural views and sunsets over the sea.
Flower filled lanes and trackways lead you to the nearby Pembrokeshire Coastal Path and down to the beautiful Aberferlin Bay with its sand and shingle beach and natural arch, a frequent haunt of seals.
Trefin's popular village pub and cafe are within walking distance, being just a mile away. More dramatic coves and beaches are waiting to be explored at Abercastle and Abermawr to the north, and Abereiddy and the fishing village of Porthgain to the south.
Once you have discovered this wonderful coastline, you will not want to leave and Efail Fach is the ideal holiday base.
Restricted headroom in galleried sitting area.
Ground Floor: Sitting/dining room/kitchen, bathroom/shower cubicle/whb/wc, double room, twin room.
First Floor: Open gallery/sofa bed.
Heating: Jotul woodburning stove, night storage heaters.
Electricity: Charged according to use.
Facilities: Electric oven and ceramic hob, fridge, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, TV, DVD player, WiFi, video player/recorder, radio, CD player, towels, garden furniture, barbecue.
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.
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.
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.
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 an old castle terrace in 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 music including the likes of local musician Lucy Jones, Ragsy (as seen on The Voice), Lowri Evans and Lee Mason, plus Caroline Harrison and Climbing Trees. Tickets start at £45 for a Friday Day Ticket, whilst Early Bird Weekend Tickets are £115. See https://www.thebigretreatwales.co.uk/ for more information and to buy tickets. Please note, dogs are not permitted at this event.
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.
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
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.
The wait is over! Pembrokeshire Fish Week is back! This festival celebrates the very best of quality seafood caught locally as well as other local produce, and the local producers and businesses involved in the food and fishing industries within Pembrokeshire. Events happen all across the county the whole week long. Enjoy cookery demonstrations, boat trips, Take part in fish filleting workshops, seaside foraging, coastal walks, beach fun days and fishing adventures!The 2017 festival kicks off with a brand new event in the estuary village of Lawrenny on the 24th, followed by a fun day at Scolton Manor on the 25th which will celebrate the county's maritime heritage. There will a celebratory family fay at the Parrog in Goodwick on the 1st July plus a Saundersfoot Harbour Festival on the 2nd. Please see www.pembrokeshirefishweek.co.uk
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
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: email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets £10.
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.
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 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....
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.
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!
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.
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.
Lovely cottage. We have had a very relaxing week. The weather has been kind to us on the whole. We have been holidaying in this area for 21 years, it never fails to impress.
Great cottage. Super week. Whitesands lovely but £5 to park, and no dogs May-Sept. Ship Inn great, has dogs too. The Shed - super fish and chips, great food. Newgale Beach £1 for 2 hours.
Delightful cottage and a good relaxing and enjoyable few days exploring more of the coastal path, near St David's Head, Marloes, Carreg Samson and Treffgarne Gorge.
Generally fair weather, great walks from Whitesands to the cottage via Sloop
Lovely spot, lovely cottage, Crazy November weather.
Lovely location, good walks, Amroth has a lovely beach & good food! Barafundle Bay is amazing and good food at The Shed
Beautiful cottage - Fab location - Great walks & views definitely will return hopefuly soon!! Sad to be leaving cannot wait to come back.
A great stay - cottage is lovely and we enjoyed our stay. Seeing dolphins was a highlight. Many thanks.
Fantastic cottage very well equipped kitchen and very clean. Amazing Coastal walks which even my teenage daughter went on! Thank you for the Welshcakes
A week of bracing winds, sun lit caves, epic sand castles washed away by the tide all very refreshing
Had a lovely week walking the coastal path. Fantastic views, great meals in Porthgain. Thank you for a lovely place to rest our heads.
Had a good time in Pembrokeshire, St Davids, Porthgain, Diolch Yn Fawr. Cottage very welcoming and cosy, would recommend it for families and walkers.
Good week, very peaceful, we had some very sunny evenings sat outside.
Had a great week in the cottage. Brilliant location, enjoyed lots of walks on the Coastal Path, both our dogs loved it. Good to be able to walk to The Ship for a meal in the evening and The Spar at the garage is very convenient.
Lovely cottage and well equipped
We have really enjoyed our week at Efail Fach and found it very comfortable. It is a great place for coastpath walking
We've thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The cottage is beautiful and so is the entire countryside
A lovely part of the world! Bronte (our retriever) enjoyed paddling at Whitesands, Lovely shops on Solva!
Excellent location for walking the coastal path - we managed 50 miles over the week! Thank you!
Another great week in the cottage!
Thank you so much for letting us stay, cottage was lovely and we had some great walks to Solva, St Davids and Porthgain, wonderful to be near the coastal path, it really is a haven of beautiful peace!
What a haven of peace and tranquility. Cottage is warm and welcoming and Pembrokeshire is a beautiful delight.
We came back!! An excellent standard of clenliness throughout the cottage, well equipped and maintained
A very nicely appointed cottage, feels just like home, we did not want to leave!
We enjoyed out stay. Many thanks for the flowers and welsh cakes!
A perfect cottage to explore this beautiful part of Pembrokeshire. Cosy, clean and comfortable, it is clearly seen that the owners have paid great attention to detail for the comfort of visitors - we will be recommending to friends and family.
Thank you for a very enjoyable and comfortable break. We would highly recommend this cottage.
“Lovely cottage in a beautiful location. Enjoyed a coastal walk and a few pints at The Sloop. Very enjoyable stay. Thank you.”
“Loved your cottage – would love to come again – would definitely recommend it – have had a really relaxing week”
We loved the cottage, everything here we needed for a great holiday
Very nicely appointed cottage - feels just like home - we didn't want to leave
A lovely homely cottage
Comfortable well-equipped cottage
A relaxing non-walking break in a well equipped cottage
We have had a lovely Christmas break. A delightful well equipped cottage in a peaceful location ideal for coastal walks. We enjoyed evenings around the log burner.
Fruit, wine and Welsh cakes on arrival are a lovely touch. best place to eat is the shed at Porthgain. Best Walk - Strumble head! All in all despite the weather a great holiday in a lovely cottage.
Cottage is well furnished and well equipped, including scales for weighing food. Scales are rarely found in self catering cottages in my experience.
We loved this cottage - just right for a last minute weekend escape and will definitely come back to Pembrokeshire - What fabulous cliff top Wales!
The cottage was very cosy and well equipped. I'm sure we'll visit again
A very well equipped and peaceful cottage in a peaceful location.
We had a wonderful week; enjoyed staying here again and found it even more comfortable than before. Thankyou.
Very well equipped and comfortable cottage. Stunning countryside and walks. Had fabulous weather all week. No complaints.
Cosy cottage and lovely welcome pack. Explored yet another wonderful part of Pembrokeshire. Weather perfect for marking and welcoming signs of spring.
Lovely cottage.Nice welcoming touches, Nice area for coastal walks and sightseeing.
Wonderful welcoming Welsh cottage. Excellent base for coastal walks. Mixed bag of weather, but the scenery sustained us. Delightful birdsong and tranquil location. Very friendly people made this a memorable holiday.
Banks of violets and primroses greeted us on the lane and magnificent flowers everywhere along the coast and in the woods. Hope to be back again for another comfortable stay
A lovely cottage - very peaceful. I love the room upstairs - just right for sitting and doing craft because of the natural light.
A very getaway from it all place; very peaceful and tranquil; felt like a step back in time. Excellent walks; people very friendly; will probably return in future; loved the loft.
Cottage very comfortable and very well equipped; very fortunate with the weather - warm enough for just a tee shirt is quite unexpected for West Wales in October; certainly a cottage we would recommend.
Weather wonderful until Friday. Cottage still as comfortable as last time with everything we needed. Great area for walking.
Our first time in this lovely area of the country. Thanks for maps and books. Lots of good walking – cottage very comfortable – hope to be back.
Our third visit to this comfortable cottage – we felt relaxed straight away. Great weather and an enjoyable stay.
We have really enjoyed your welcoming cottage. We love seclusion, bird watching and walking beside the sea and found the environs just what we wanted. We hope to come again.
We found the cottage cosy even during some dramatic weather. Love the stove. All very well equipped and comfortable. A lovely place. We hope to come back soon.
Extremely well-equipped cottage – we did not need any of the extra knives, spoons etc we usually need when preparing food at self-catering cottages.
First visit to Pembrokeshire. We enjoyed very much. Weather fab. Cottage excellent. Hope to be back in future.
A great holiday - weather dry and excellent conditions for walking the coast path which we did most days. Our second stay in this cottage which we found very comfortable and well equipped.
Glorious weather beginning of week but one wet night! Coastal path - stunning scenery, cottage good centre for walking - very comfortable.
Well just a note to thank you for digging out a last minute opportunity for Pam and I at Efail Fach in Llanon. The cottage was just what we needed and the few days were refreshing and revitalising. We're both back into work now and have just done a Monday. We look forward to coming to you again for another break. Many thanks!
We really enjoyed our week. We liked Pwll Gwaelod and Abermawr beaches. Thanks for the fruit, flowers and food.
Another wonderful week in Pembrokeshire. The cottage is like home, literally, we have the same kitchen!!
Lovely weather, lovely walks. A good place to visit. Very comfortable cottage and a lovely clean bathroom!!
We like the character of the place. It is an ideal cottage for the winter, with the amazing woodburner. It was a peaceful relaxing stay and we enjoyed it. Thanks for the milk and cakes.
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