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, 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.
Carve a silver ring using jewellers wax and a selection of tools. This workshop will be held at Peppers (a super cool jazz basement, fine dining bistro and art gallery). Why not stay and have a delicious dinner after the workshop? Peppers are offering a 10% discount to silver ring crafters on the night. Please Note: *18+ – We have an under 18s policy due to the sharp tools used in this workshop. +Payable on the night you can choose to add – £20 for wide ring upgrade / £25 for a second ring / £30 for rose gold plating. For more informatio or to book a place please visit their website: http://www.makeitinwales.co.uk/
Celebrate Burns Night with a real Scottish treat in Moylegrove this January. You can dine on Scottish dishes including haggis, tatties, neeps and clootie dumplings. There will also be entertainment including pipers, musicians and folk singers as well as a slide-show of north-west Scotland. This event starts at 7.30pm at Moylegrove Village Hall (the old school).
Span Arts Presents Wales' only a cappella festival, the Narberth A Cappella Voice Festival, presented by Span Arts, makes a proud return for its 9th year from Friday 24 to Sunday 26 February, in an exciting weekend that celebrates the extraordinary diversity of singing without instruments. Line-up is: Friday: Helen Chadwick, Bella Voce & Môr Ladron,Saturday: Fistful of Spookies, & Côr Pawb Bach,Sunday: Sing for your Sarnies with Côr Pawb also wprkshops with Helen Chadwick,Môr Ladron,Jez King,Fistul of Spookies Molara & Camilo Menjura. Tickets please contact: 01834 869323.
Known to be a very challenging but beautiful course, the Ras Dewi Sant is a full and a half marathon running on Saturday 25th February. The full marathon runs point to point along the coastal path with an entry cost of £35 whereas the half marathon is a loop course with an entry cost of £25. All entry includes a T-shirt, Medal and refreshments including cawl, tea and coffee. There are also first aid stations and changing rooms available for all participants.
Ceramic Flatware evening workshop and tuition is being held at Peppers in Fishguard. All materials required to make and decorate your flatware are included in the course fee. ( this can be found on the website below) A spacious work area is allocated to each student along with their own set of tools to use while they’re here. Includes bread, oils, olives and hummus. Return p&p after firing is an additional £9 per plate. To book a place please visit their website. http://www.makeitinwales.co.uk/
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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 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 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.
The BANFF Mountain Film Festival makes a return to the Torch Theatre this year with another selection of incredible short films showcasing adventures from across the world. There's also the opportunity to win a number of free goodies in a prize draw! Tickets cost £13.50 or £12 for concessions.
Running from the event headquarters at Oriel Y Parc in St. David's, this event sees approximately 1500 cyclists take part in the sportive tour of Pembrokeshire. There are three distance routes covering much of North Pembrokeshire taking you through Fishguard, Newport and Cardigan depending on the distance you take part in. It's a great event for athletes and supporters alike!
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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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