Gate Cottage

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Holiday property in Carew

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Gate Cottage

Gate Cottage is a modern, detached, exceptionally spacious house set in the village of Carew, with Carew Castle across the road, it offers beautiful views across the majestic ruins. Comfortably furnished in a contemporary style and finished to a high standard with wooden floors throughout, the large kitchen/diner with its modern, quality fitted kitchen is perfect for cooking family meals, or alternatively enjoy an alfresco meal in the enclosed garden accessed via French doors to the paved patio, raised deck and small lawn. Stairs lead to the first floor lounge with dual aspect to take full advantage of the wonderful views to Carew Castle; several of the bedrooms also enjoy similar aspects.

Conveniently located next door to the Carew Inn, renowned for its excellent food and atmosphere, enjoy a meal here or just a drink after exploring Carew Castle and Mill, where there is a seasonal tea room. Set on the shores of the picturesque Cleddau Estuary, the area abounds in good walks, the footpath round the Mill pond and Carew Castle is sure to become a favourite. In the neighbouring village of Milton there is a popular farm selling excellent local produce and essentials, as well as another local pub, The Milton Brewery. There are a variety of family attractions within a short drive including Heatherton Activity Park, Manor House Wildlife Park, Folly Farm and Oakwood Theme Park, while beautiful sandy beaches abound with Tenby, Manorbier and Freshwater East all nearby. Or why not explore the beautiful Cleddau Estuary, a bird and wildlife haven, popular with boating enthusiasts, it is dotted with sleepy hamlets and village pubs nestling on its shores.

An ideal quality holiday base offering something for everyone.

Ground Floor: Hall, kitchen/diner, utility room, bathroom/shower cubicle/whb/wc, twin room, twin room/zip and link to super kingsize, double room/ensuite shower room/whb/wc.

First Floor: Lounge, double room/ensuite shower room/whb/wc.

Heating: Gas central heating, gas fire.

Electricity: & Gas: £30 per week Sept - May, free June - August.

Parking: 3 spaces.

Facilities: Rangemaster 5 ring gas hob, electric double oven, microwave, American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble drier, TV/Sky Movies/Sports, DVD player, WiFi, towels, garden furniture.

Pets: 2.

Website: www.gatecottagetenby.uk


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2 + Double Beds
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Attractions near Gate Cottage

Built in timber around 1100 by Gerald of Windsor, this now-ruined stone castle is a very popular historic attraction. The walk around the Castle and Tidal Mill is particularly popular with dog owners. The walk is a great free attraction, however there are admission charges upon entry to the castle. Carew Castle often hosts special events throughout the year, see their website for more information.

Please Note: Well behaved dogs are welcome inside the castle providing they are kept on a short lead. 

Carew Cheriton control tower museum, restored to original state as part of a community project. A lasting memorial to all who served on the airfield through two world wars. The airmen who main the supreme sacrifice during those years. A structure for educational use focused on school and group visits who are studying this period of modern day history. A tourist attraction offering a wartime experience.
Every Sunday, Carew Airfield welcomes you to visit the Carew Market and Boot Sale. With a wide number of stalls, Carew Market has a range of products on offer including local produce, clothing, plants, DIY and gardening equipment and much more! Car booters are welcomed to set up between 7am and 9am, with fees starting from £8. The market is then open to the public between 8am and 3pm. The market runs every Sunday including Bank Holidays. Dogs on leads are permitted. Free parking. 
Upton Castle is a charming Norman Castle which remains a private family home. The garden consists of 35 acres of listed historic gardens, surrounded by ancient woodlands. Within the gardens there is a rose garden,vegetables patch and fruit trees. The woodland walk is bursting with wild flowers and sometimes you can even spot the odd otter! Upton is a small castle, a knight's holding and a fortified mansion. It is thought to have been built in the 13th century by the Malefants, a Norman family who held it until the 16th century.
Manor House Wildlife Park reopened in July 2008 after undergoing one of the biggest changes ever seen at the wildlife park which is one of Pembrokeshires oldest tourist attractions. At the beginning of 2008, Manor House Wildlife Park was bought by TV star Anna Ryder Richardson and since then Anna and her team have been working and continue to work tirelessly to improve Manor House Wildlife Park. This wild Welsh zoo is set in 52 acres of protected Pembrokeshire parkland, which is a paradise for natural flora and fauna and the zoo has something for everyone - from the network of intimate tree-shaded walkways and wide open spaces for picnics and barbeques, it's a place for all the family to enjoy. Manor House Wildlife Park is featured on television in ITV series called Anna's Welsh Zoo. Manor House Wildlife Park has plenty of facilities including a Wildlife Trail which is fun for kids of all ages, indoor hay play, secure outdoor play area, a fun shop selling all kinds of funky gizmos and gadgets with an eco-friendly theme. There are many BBQ and picnic areas throughtout the Wildlife Park where you can enjoy your own packed lunch or there are food outlets selling locally sourced food.
Once a retreat for medieval bishop's seeking a tranquil surrounding away from the Church, Lamphey Bishop's Palace has been extremely well preserved despite dating back centuries. The Western Hall, Inner Gatehouse and the 82 foot long Great Hall are still an impressive sight to see. Please note: Dogs must be kept on leads at all times.
Admission to the theme park is free, they operate a credit pass system or pay as you play. Get an adrenaline rush by going paintballing, zooming around on the Go Karts or reaching the skies in the Tree Tops Trail! Try your hand at baseball, archery and pistol shooting! Have some fun on the bumper boats, adventure golf and even walk on water! For the smaller children, there is an inflatable zone and indoor play area also!
As well as the many adventure activities at Heatherton, you'll also find an 18 Hole Adventure Golf Course with a Par 3 Pitch and Putt Course, a Driving Range and even an indoor bowls rink! The challenging 18 Hole Adventure Golf Course is set across 18 acres with various sand traps and lakes, and an impressive 300 yard Driving Range with twelve bays. There is even a Pirates of the Caribbean Crazy Golf if you want something for the little ones! Buy a credit pass and incorporate the Adventure Golf into your exciting day out at Heatherton, or head here solely for an afternoon of golf in the beautiful Pembrokeshire countryside! Please Note: The Driving Range is not included in the credit system.
The Dinosaur Park, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, is a fun day out for all the family. Follow the Dinosaur Trail around the park, which is a mile long route through the country and over broadwalks as you cross swamps and look out for some surprises from our prehistoric friends! With over 20 life-size dinosaurs for you to admire. After your journey around the park, why not explore in the undercover dinosaur skeleton building! There is interactive fun and education with all sorts of facts about dinosaurs from the displays. Everyone from toddlers to grannies will have something to learn and enjoy! Then, head out to the dinosaur golf and adventure playground, where there's lots to enjoy from feeding the goats to pedal trucking and take a trip on orbitor cars.
Manorbier
Conquered by a Norman knight in 1003, this castle was initially built in Motte-and-Bailey before being refortified in stone. This castle is full of history after being attacked twice during minor wars and it was seized during the English Civil War. In the late 1800's, repairs took place on the building and castle walls. This castle is now closed until March 2015. Please Note: Dogs must be kept on leads at all times.

 

Beaches near Gate Cottage

Freshwater East
Swanlake Bay is shingle beach, accessible only from the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path situated between Manorbier and Freshwater East. At low tide the golden sand and rock pools are revealed making Swanlake Bay beach worth the trip - it has been one of Pembrokeshire best kept secrets as even during the Summer months you can still find most of the beach to yourself.
Manorbier
One of the prettiest beaches in Pembrokeshire, overlooked by the impressive medieval Manorbier Castle and the 12th century church. The beach itself is sandy, with rocks and rockpools at either end and a pebble bank along the high tide mark, and is very popular with surfers. It is home to a stone cromlech known as the King's Quoit. To find it, follow the signs from the A4139 onto the B4585. Parking is available in a National Trust Car Park above the beach and along the low cliff at the northern end of the beach. Toilets can be found in the large car park and shops and a pub in the village.
Freshwater East
Freshwater East is a wide bay of golden sand and blue water backed by dunes and grassy headlands, there is a freshwater stream running through the beach to the sea at the Southern end. Popular with boat owners, divers, fishermen and surfers alike, it has a shop, pub, caravan park and toilets - all set behind the dunes. .
Lydstep Haven is a picturesque village with a sand and shingle beach, located just over 3 miles from Tenby on the Pembrokeshire coast. It is very popular with swimmers and water sports enthusiasts and there is a great view of Caldey Island from the beach.
Skrinkle Haven beach is a sandy/shingly cove between Old Castle Head and Lydstep Point, 1 mile south-east of Manorbier village. Skrinkle Haven is accessed via its neighbour, Church Doors which is a little cove with two high-arched caves in the cliffs which resemble the doors of a church. The two coves are separated by a tall thin limestone ridge. At low tide it is possible to walk around the ridge, but only for a short period of time. There is also a narrow cave linking the two coves - care is needed as the cave is slippery and one end is in a rock pool. Access to Church Doors is via 140 metal steps.
Saundersfoot

Saundersfoot’s large golden beach is a blue flag award winner and provides a perfect coastal escape for a wonderful family day out. 

This picturesque beach is partially framed by the impressive cliff side and also the stone harbour walls. Fantastic for swimming, water sports and sunbathing, this sandy stretch also benefits from toilet facilities, cafes, pubs and shops all close by

The main section of the beach has a dog ban from May to September, although if you have a dog with you, you can head along The Strand until you reach the tunnel, the dog ban is lifted from this stretch of the beach onwards.


Penally
Penally beach is a large sandy beach, at the far end of Tenby's South Beach. The beach gives direct access to Coastal Path, taking you up to Giltar Point where the path continues towards Lydstep and beyond. Access to the beach is via a pathway from the car park near the train station, through the golf course and dunes. There are fantastic views of Caldey Island from Penally.
Tenby North Beach consists of a sweep of golden sand, with occasional rocks dotting the beach, including the prominent Goscar Rock. The harbour and castle are at the southern end of the beach which is well sheltered from the prevailing winds. North beach is very popular with families with plenty of space for beach games. Dog restrictions are put in place between 1st May and 30th September, banning dogs from North Beach. 
The mile long stretch of flat, golden sand that is Tenby South Beach is a firm favourite with holidaymakers. Plenty of space for a game of beach cricket or football as well as chasing a Frisbee! The beach is also popular with water sports enthusiasts as it is more exposed than Tenby North beach, it offers better surfing, windsurfing and kite-surfing conditions. Dog restrictions apply below the cliffs, east of the beach car park, between the 1st May and 30th September.
Stackpole Quay beach is a stony beach which is only revealed at low tide. Stackpole Quay is a small harbour set in the cliffs between Barafundle and Freshwater East, it is a favourite spot for kayakers as there are plenty of caves to explore. There are no dog restrictions. 

 

Places To Drink near Gate Cottage

Carew
The perfect place to stop for lunch after a wander around Carew Castle and it's surrounding Mill Pond, as it is situated just opposite. The Carew Inn is a traditional family-run pub serving real ales and home cooked food. With views of the 2000 year old castle, sit outside on a summers day in either the front terrace or rear garden, or go along for a traditional Sunday Lunch. With special curry nights and steak nights all year round; and family friendly barbecues and free live music through the summer. Please Note: Dogs welcomed in the marquee and outside areas.
The Milton Brewery is a traditional pub covered in ivy set in the village of Milton. It has a pool table, open fire place, wooden tables with stone walls giving it that old worldly feel. They serve home cooked traditional pub grub either in the dining room or bar area and Sunday Lunches with home-made desserts. They have a range of real ales, wines and spirits available. Please Note: Booking is advisable for the Sunday Lunches.
Sageston
The Plough Inn is located in the village of Sageston just off the Carew market round about. A pub that welcomes families which serve traditional pub food, Sunday Lunches and real ales. They often hold themed nights and BBQ throughout the year as well as Christmas and Easter Party, which are great for the children. Please Note: Booking is advisable for all parties and Sunday Lunches.
Lawrenny
Cresselly Arms is situated on the Cresswell River. This 250 year old, ivy-covered pub seems like a throwback to the Victorian age. The homely farm kitchen interior, open fire, is a haven for locals and visitors. Accessible by boat from the Milford Haven estuary at high tide, the pub also lies on a series of interesting walking routes. Local traditional ales served. Riverside barbecues are often popular in the Summer months.
Cosheston
The Brewery Inn at Cosheston is highly recommended for it's good quality delicious food, at very reasonable prices. They welcome families and well-behaved dogs, as well as hosting quiz nights and live music.
Lawrenny
The Lawrenny Arms looks southwards over the estuary which runs east upriver in two spectacular branches towards Cresswell Quay and Carew Castle. Not only is the pub a popular spot for yachtsmen, who can tie up on its pontoon but it's also a great place for hungry or thirsty walkers to stop off for freshly prepared food and fine ales which are served all day. Lawrenny arms also show all the popular matches on Sky Sports in the main bar. Traditional Sunday Lunches are also served, but booking is advisable in the main season.
St Florence
The Parsonage Farm Inn is situated in St Florence near to Tenby, with a traditional country setting with a modern twist. The Parsonage boasts two restaurants, one on the top floor and one on the middle, plus a lounge bar on the ground floor as well as a sports bar which is regularly used to host live entertainment evenings. They even offer Thai cuisine in one of their restaurants.
St Florence
The Sun Inn is located in the pretty village of St Florence. The Pub is situated on the one-way system in the middle of the village on the east side of the church. Serving traditional pub food and Sunday lunches all year. Take-away meals also available.
Lamphey
The Dial is set in the village of Lamphey, just 2 miles from Pembroke. A very traditional spacious pub offering home-made lunch, dinner and Sunday lunches with home-made desserts. Kids snack box and children menus available. With Open fire in the bar area, a pool table and games room for the children to play. Small seating area in the beer garden at the back of the pub. They serving a wide selection of real ales, wines and spirits.
Jameston
A 16th Century Inn, The Swanlake Inn is a traditional pub serving good food seven days a week. They have two bar areas both home to cosy coal fires, plus a dining room complete with old-fashioned walls and even a bread oven! They have a games room with pool table, a dart board, games machines, televisions and a jukebox. They offer karaoke nights, Sunday lunches and even open early on Wednesday mornings for breakfast, to tie in with the local market.

 

Places To Eat near Gate Cottage

Carew
The perfect place to stop for lunch after a wander around Carew Castle and it's surrounding Mill Pond, as it is situated just opposite. The Carew Inn is a traditional family-run pub serving real ales and home cooked food. With views of the 2000 year old castle, sit outside on a summers day in either the front terrace or rear garden, or go along for a traditional Sunday Lunch. With special curry nights and steak nights all year round; and family friendly barbecues and free live music through the summer. Please Note: Dogs welcomed in the marquee and outside areas.
The Milton Brewery is a traditional pub covered in ivy set in the village of Milton. It has a pool table, open fire place, wooden tables with stone walls giving it that old worldly feel. They serve home cooked traditional pub grub either in the dining room or bar area and Sunday Lunches with home-made desserts. They have a range of real ales, wines and spirits available. Please Note: Booking is advisable for the Sunday Lunches.
Sageston
The Plough Inn is located in the village of Sageston just off the Carew market round about. A pub that welcomes families which serve traditional pub food, Sunday Lunches and real ales. They often hold themed nights and BBQ throughout the year as well as Christmas and Easter Party, which are great for the children. Please Note: Booking is advisable for all parties and Sunday Lunches.
Lawrenny
Cresselly Arms is situated on the Cresswell River. This 250 year old, ivy-covered pub seems like a throwback to the Victorian age. The homely farm kitchen interior, open fire, is a haven for locals and visitors. Accessible by boat from the Milford Haven estuary at high tide, the pub also lies on a series of interesting walking routes. Local traditional ales served. Riverside barbecues are often popular in the Summer months.
Lamphey Court Hotel & Spa is a Best Western hotel situated in Lamphey 2 miles from Pembroke. Built in 1823 and carefully restored, this Georgian mansion is idyllically located in acres of grounds. Lunch, afternoon tea, evening meals, Sunday lunches and Spa packages are available. Please Note: Booking is advisable for Sunday Lunches. If you have any special medical dietary requirements please them know before you arrive so they can cater for your needs.
Cosheston
The Brewery Inn at Cosheston is highly recommended for it's good quality delicious food, at very reasonable prices. They welcome families and well-behaved dogs, as well as hosting quiz nights and live music.
Lawrenny
The Lawrenny Arms looks southwards over the estuary which runs east upriver in two spectacular branches towards Cresswell Quay and Carew Castle. Not only is the pub a popular spot for yachtsmen, who can tie up on its pontoon but it's also a great place for hungry or thirsty walkers to stop off for freshly prepared food and fine ales which are served all day. Lawrenny arms also show all the popular matches on Sky Sports in the main bar. Traditional Sunday Lunches are also served, but booking is advisable in the main season.
St Florence
The Parsonage Farm Inn is situated in St Florence near to Tenby, with a traditional country setting with a modern twist. The Parsonage boasts two restaurants, one on the top floor and one on the middle, plus a lounge bar on the ground floor as well as a sports bar which is regularly used to host live entertainment evenings. They even offer Thai cuisine in one of their restaurants.
St Florence
The Sun Inn is located in the pretty village of St Florence. The Pub is situated on the one-way system in the middle of the village on the east side of the church. Serving traditional pub food and Sunday lunches all year. Take-away meals also available.
Lamphey
The Dial is set in the village of Lamphey, just 2 miles from Pembroke. A very traditional spacious pub offering home-made lunch, dinner and Sunday lunches with home-made desserts. Kids snack box and children menus available. With Open fire in the bar area, a pool table and games room for the children to play. Small seating area in the beer garden at the back of the pub. They serving a wide selection of real ales, wines and spirits.

 

Events near Gate Cottage

Santa's Grotto at Folly Farm

Saturday 05 November 2016 - Sunday 18 December 2016

This is a magical time of year to visit Folly Farm on weekends in November and December you can visit Santa's Grotto and his reindeer. He's will  bring gifts for the little ones. Plus there's mulled wine and a mince pie for the adults which always helps spread the Christmas cheer. Please note: There is an additional charge of £8 per child to visit Santa in his grotto and for this they will receive a gift.

Santa's Grotto at Vincent Davies

Saturday 12 November 2016 - Wednesday 21 December 2016

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.

Tenby's Santa's Fun Run

Sunday 11 December 2016

More than 200 Santa's running through the streets of Tenby for the annual 'Santa Fun Run'. The run will be approximately 3k around the streets of Tenby with each entrant receiving a Santa suit to run in. Registration will take place at St Mary's Church House, High Street, Tenby, where Santa Suits and registration numbers can be collected.  All monies raised will go to worthwhile local and national charities including: This festive event is the perfect way to begin the Christmas celebrations!

Broad Haven 10km Christmas Pudding Run

Sunday 11 December 2016

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!!

Evening Ghost Tour at Pembroke Castle

Friday 16 December 2016

You are invited by Pembroke Castles Ghost Finder General, Howard, to join him in an after-hours tour around the castle's creepy passageways, gloomy towers and spiral staircases, as he tells you a selection of our ghost sightings and poltergiest happenings from 900 year history of violent and untimely death.   The tour around the Castle lasts for about an hour and a half after which you will retire to the sanctuary of the cafe for free tea/coffee/juice and welshcake. Howard will complete the evening with more stories and an exchange of personal experiences.  Please Note: Tickets are £7 per person, and are available to buy from the Castle's shop or book online via their website. The tour is for people aged 16+, however, 16-17 year olds must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear warm outdoor clothing and suitable footwear - the tower's staircases are a chilling place at night! They ask everyone to bring a torch as they say you can only see ghosts with the help of light!

Torch Theatre Christmas Panto - Sleeping Beauty

Saturday 17 December 2016 - Saturday 31 December 2016

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.

Festive Fun Run at Stackpole

Sunday 18 December 2016

Organised by The National Trust. Why not take part in The Festive Fun Run around the Stackpole Estate; choose from 1.5 miles, 3 miles or 6 miles. Refreshments available in the Boathouse Tea-room afterwards. Free event, open to all ages and abilities, no booking needed. Meet at Stackpole Quay car park.

Festive Fun Run at Stackpole

Sunday 18 December 2016

Organised by The National Trust. Why not take part in The Festive Fun Run around the Stackpole Estate; choose from 1.5 miles, 3 miles or 6 miles. Refreshments available in the Boathouse Tea-room afterwards. Free event, open to all ages and abilities, no booking needed. Meet at Stackpole Quay car park.

Santa's Grotto & Ice Skating at The Glen

Wednesday 21 December 2016 - Friday 23 December 2016

Come and join in the festive fun at The Glen Pub. With undercover Ice Skating, Santa's Grotto, Hot Food, Mulled Wine, Trampoline and Bouncy Castle. Please Note: Advance booking for the ice skating is needed. Tel: 01437 760070. 

Honey Fungus Live

Friday 23 December 2016

Pembrokeshire band Honey Fungus are playing a live gig at The Castle Inn, Little Haven this December. The set combines well-known songs with their own acoustic music and stories. Pop along for some great food, a great atmosphere and some quality live music. The performance starts at 9.30pm. 

Tenby's Boxing Day Swim

Monday 26 December 2016

2016 marks the 46th year of the Annual Boxing Day Swim on Tenby's North Beach - a truly great event which really does get the whole community involved! Some embrace the holiday spirit by dressing up in fancy dress, as the event is given a theme each year! The theme for 2016 has yet to be announced , but it's sure to be a great festive event for all! Prizes are given for those in the best fancy dress, and for those with the highest amount of sponsorship raised - no entry fee, just grab a sponsorship form! For more information, see the website: http://www.tenbyboxingdayswim.co.uk/

Family Theatre: Pay What You Can: L'Hotel Nöel

Wednesday 28 December 2016

Span Arts are hosting a Pay What You Can Family Theatre where everyone is welcome to attend and 'Pay What You Can'  for the Performance , paying whatever you can afford to give us (suggested donation is £5 per ticket.) All you need to do in advance is book yourself a ticket and bring along however much money you want to pay for your ticket! Or leave it til after the performance, and pay what you think it was worth. Forms will be available on the day. The performance is seton Christmas Eve - the excited Bell Boy and the Bah Humbug Chamber Maid of the smallest hotel in the world are busy preparing for guests to arrive for Christmas. The tree is decorated, the table is laid and the rooms are set in a frenzy of choreographed mayhem and frantic activity. Finally the Maitre De brings the guests from the audience up the red carpet and into the hotel for the most jolly, surprising and unforgettable seasonal stay of their lives: acrobatic elves; a Christmas Cracker Cabaret; flaming pud; flying pancakes and a personal visit from Father Christmas himself all in one night at L'Hotel Nöel. Box Office: 01834 869323.

New Year's Eve Fireworks

Saturday 31 December 2016

Celebrate the New Year in at Saundersfoot! with a fantastic free firework display on the harbour at midnight!

New Year's Eve Celebrations

Saturday 31 December 2016

Tenby is known as one of the best places to welcome in the New Year. With an array of lively bars and pubs in close proximity and, of course, the famous midnight countdown in Tudor Square.

Saundersfoot New Years Day Swim

Sunday 01 January 2017

A perfect way to start the year, whether you're taking part or just supporting! This event is all in the aid of charity with sponsorship coming from local businesses – everybody really does get involved! Each year they set a fancy dress theme to add to the excitement.

New Years Day Bonfire & Fireworks

Sunday 01 January 2017

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.

Pancake Race and Dinner

Saturday 25 February 2017

Tenby's Tudor Square marks the start of the Annual Pancake Race, a 60 metre dash through the streets of Tenby in support of the Tenby RNLI. Entry to the pancake race costs £3 per person, whilst the two course pancake dinner costs £12 per person with £6 going towards the Tenby RNLI. There will also be a raffle taking place at the dinner. This race begins at 12noon, entrants must register at Tudor Square prior to the event. Please call 01834 842886 to book your pancake dinner.

Easter Egg Trail at Picton Castle

Monday 10 April 2017 - Monday 17 April 2017

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: info@pictoncastle.co.uk

Easter Eggstravaganza

Monday 17 April 2017

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

Pembrokeshire 100 Mile Ultra & 3 Day Stage Race

Friday 28 April 2017 - Sunday 30 April 2017

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 

MKF Kitefliers Rendezvous

Saturday 29 April 2017 - Sunday 30 April 2017

Two full days of kite flying in  on Broad Haven’s ‘Blue Flag’ Beach. A 2 day event organised by Midlands Kite Fliers

MKF Kitefliers Rendevous

Monday 01 May 2017

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 Preseli Beast

Saturday 06 May 2017

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.

BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Wednesday 17 May 2017

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. 

The West'est VW Fest

Friday 02 June 2017 - Sunday 04 June 2017

The second West'est VW Fest will this year take place in Tenby, with trade stands, Live music, kids activities, children's disco, and lots lots more.....  weekend camping available for the Fri & Sat. Tickets Prices TBC closer to the time. For further details please email: thewestestvwfest@hotmail.com or call: 07920263835.

Classic Car Show at Scolton Manor

Monday 05 June 2017

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.

Long Course Weekend

Friday 07 July 2017 - Sunday 09 July 2017

The triathlon with a difference is back once again! Spread across the three days, the Wales Swim takes place on the Friday night on Tenby North Beach, the Sportive on the Saturday and the Marathon on the Sunday. Athletes can opt for just one event or all three meaning everyone who wants to can get involved! Children can even get involved on the Friday in the Taff Kids event! It really is a great event with an exciting atmosphere, athletes and supporters are encouraged to get involved for the whole weekend!

Edge Festival

Friday 11 August 2017 - Sunday 13 August 2017

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 County Show

Tuesday 15 August 2017 - Thursday 17 August 2017

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!

Saundersfoot Triathlon

Saturday 09 September 2017

Saundersfoot's newest triathlon is back for it's second year in 2017! Running the day before Ironman Wales, this triathlon is a sprint triathlon with a 750m sea swim, a 20km bike ride and a 5km run. The event is open to adults and children aged 14 and over. 

Ironman Wales

Sunday 10 September 2017

Ironman Wales returns to Tenby once again in 2017! This incredible event brings a whole number of athletes and supporters to the streets of Tenby and the surrounding Pembrokeshire villages for the weekend. The 2.4 mile swim kicks off the event first thing in the morning, before the 112 mile cycle takes place, before athletes complete the course with a 26 mile marathon. Whether you're an athlete or a supporter, the atmosphere in Tenby is like nothing else in the world - definitely a recommended event to attend!

Tenby Rugby Club Fireworks & Bonfire Night.

Sunday 05 November 2017 - Wednesday 04 January 2017

The annual Tenby Rugby Club and Tenby Rotary Club Fireworks Night. With burgers ,Bar, Kiddies rides, Hot Drinks, two firework displays, Bonfire, Mini rugby tournament. All profits to local charities, tickets sold on the gates.

 

Historic Places near Gate Cottage

Built in timber around 1100 by Gerald of Windsor, this now-ruined stone castle is a very popular historic attraction. The walk around the Castle and Tidal Mill is particularly popular with dog owners. The walk is a great free attraction, however there are admission charges upon entry to the castle. Carew Castle often hosts special events throughout the year, see their website for more information.

Please Note: Well behaved dogs are welcome inside the castle providing they are kept on a short lead. 

Carew Cheriton control tower museum, restored to original state as part of a community project. A lasting memorial to all who served on the airfield through two world wars. The airmen who main the supreme sacrifice during those years. A structure for educational use focused on school and group visits who are studying this period of modern day history. A tourist attraction offering a wartime experience.
Once a retreat for medieval bishop's seeking a tranquil surrounding away from the Church, Lamphey Bishop's Palace has been extremely well preserved despite dating back centuries. The Western Hall, Inner Gatehouse and the 82 foot long Great Hall are still an impressive sight to see. Please note: Dogs must be kept on leads at all times.
Manorbier
Conquered by a Norman knight in 1003, this castle was initially built in Motte-and-Bailey before being refortified in stone. This castle is full of history after being attacked twice during minor wars and it was seized during the English Civil War. In the late 1800's, repairs took place on the building and castle walls. This castle is now closed until March 2015. Please Note: Dogs must be kept on leads at all times.
Pembroke
Built in 1093 with timber, before being rebuilt in 1189 with a stone structure, this castle is ovular in shape and surrounded by a mill pond. This castle has a gated house with a circulated keep, and has been extensively restored. Please Note: Dogs must be kept on leads.
Pembroke Dock's Flying Boat Centre is unique to the UK. Learn about the RAF Pembroke Dock, the worlds largest flying boat station and the famous Sunderland and Battle of the Atlantic.
Be transported back in time at Tudor Merchant's House, a museum displaying a three storey house of a merchant in the year 1500. See the merchant's shop and working kitchen on the ground floor, with a living area on the first for the family., and sleeping chambers on the second. Braille guides are available. Please note: There are no toilet facilities.

Caldey Island is one of Britain's holy islands. The Cistercian monks of Caldey continue a tradition which began there in Celtic times. More than a thousand years of prayer and quiet living have made this remote and beautiful island a haven of tranquillity and peace. The monks and islanders of Caldey are pleased to welcome day-visitors to share the delights of their island home throughout the summer season. You can explore the historic Old Priory and the medieval churches or join the free guided walk for a closer look at the island's heritage. You may like to drop in at the Video Centre to find out more about life in the Monastery. Visitors are also welcome to attend the one of the short chanted services in the Abbey Church, which form part of the daily prayer life of the monks.

A walk up to the Lighthouse opens up spectacular panoramic views of the Pembrokeshire Coast, Tenby and the Preseli Hills, the Gower Peninsula and Lundy Island. In the village you can buy the perfumes, chocolate and shortbread made on the island. The Village Post Office is also a museum giving an interesting insight into Caldey's history. Postcards and special covers are franked with the Caldey Island handstamp. A fleet of boats runs to the island from Tenby Harbour from Easter to October. These boats, which are licensed and strictly supervised by the Marine Coastguard Agency, are owned by local boatmen, many of whom are members of the crew of the Tenby Lifeboat. Please note: Crossing time is about 20 minutes and all trips are weather permitted.

Please Note: Dogs are welcome but must be kept on leads at all times and you need cash for the boat trip across. 

Tenby Museum is in a superb location atop Castle Hill, overlooking Caldey Island and Carmarthen Bay. The museum itself is home to a number of displays and exhibits including a maritime display, a Roald Dahl exhibit and a WWI exhibition. A really popular attraction is The Story of Tenby gallery where you can learn all about the local history of the seaside town. There are interactive activities and audio visual displays to keep the little ones entertained during your visit. Also making home inside Tenby museum is a library and archive, both of which store information on local history and natural history as well as many items which link back to the area. Inside the Museum is two art galleries which host a programme of changing works and exhibitions. Pay a visit to the shop where you will be able to purchase unique gifts and prints. or enjoy a trip to the coffee shop for a refreshing hot drink with a beautiful view. 

Tenby
Tenby Castle was originally built by the Normans in the 12th Century, of which only a small tower remains on the top of Castle Hill. The town walls however, which it is believed were built later on in the 13th Century, are impressively well preserved, with the east walls running complete to the Esplanade.

 

Customer Reviews of Gate Cottage

A Guest

We had a great holiday in your wonderful home, great location to see all the sights nearby


Webb family

We really enjoyed our stay in your lovely cottage , It is a brilliant location with stunning views and easy to get to all the local attractions . Your home is fantastic and so lovely to stay in a beautiful dwelling, We would recommend this to our family and friends , We also enjoyed eating and playing in your pub


Gate Cottage Access Statement

This Access Statement has been prepared by the owner for your information; it is the most recent version that we have received. This statement has been prepared as objectively as possible, however with such a wide remit oversights may be made.

Please ensure all crucial requirements for a safe and enjoyable holiday are present so if you have any queries whatsoever, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01437 767600.


Approach to property approximately a quarter of a mile from A477 Carmarthen to Pembroke Dock road.

Private parking immediately adjacent to property, car park is level and laid to gravel, with a gentle slope leading down to patio and kitchen door.

Garden/Outside: lawned area on the same level as car parking; gentle slope down to paved patio area which is one step down from kitchen doorway, and raised deck area one step up.

There is external lighting and street lighting.

The house is centrally heated with under-floor heating downstairs and has an gas fireplace in the upstairs lounge.

Single wide step from patio up to kitchen patio doors, which both open inwards.

5 steps up to front door.

Very gentle short slope up to utility room door.

Ground floor is on one level consists of kitchen/diner, bathroom, utility room and three bedrooms.

Kitchen, family bathroom and utility have tiled floors. The bedrooms and downstairs hallway have oak floors.
The family bathroom has standard bath and separate shower in cubicle.

Ensuite bathroom in downstairs double bedroom has enclosed shower cubicle.

Kitchen has range style cooker with gas hob and electric double oven and high wall-mounted cabinets.

Wooden staircase of 4 steps to inside of front door on split level, staircase continues as 10 steps to upstairs.

Upstairs is on one level carpeted and consists of upstairs landing, ensuite master bedroom and lounge. Ensuite bathroom in master bedroom has enclosed shower cubicle.

All doors within the cottage are of a standard door width.

Public transport is available from the village.

Next immediate neighbour is Carew Inn. Their Beer Garden is popular in summertime, and the pub hosts live music a few times a week.

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