Ivy Cottage

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Holiday Cottage in Little Haven

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5
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Ivy Cottage

One of the earliest houses in the conservation area of this tiny, picturesque fishing village, Ivy Cottage has been renovated to a high standard by local craftsmen while still preserving its original character. It provides a welcoming and comfortable base from which to enjoy the glorious, uncrowded countryside and beaches of Pembrokeshire. 

The cottage sits in a cul-de-sac only 3 minutes’ walk from the sea - close to but removed from - the bustle of the village and beach.

In the cosy sitting room you can enjoy a relaxing evening in front of the open fire, perhaps watching a film from the large collection on DVD, after a day spent walking the cliffs and coves of the Pembrokeshire Coast path. The separate dining room also offers a comfortable place for listening to music, catching up on emails, or simply reading in peace.

A third seating area gives easy access to the steps leading up to the small private, south-facing garden, with patio, summerhouse, garden furniture and some sea views. This sun-trap makes an ideal retreat from the busy centre of the village and you can sit back peacefully, drink in hand, enjoying the extensive views over the valley and out towards the sea.

There is a shower room on the ground floor, and the well-equipped oak kitchen has everything you need for cooking.  

If you don’t feel like making a meal, just a short stroll away Little Haven boasts 3 excellent pubs with restaurants. Each one has its own character, but all offer great food using local produce, as well as an interesting variety of beers. There are also restaurants in Haverfordwest  which deliver.

Upstairs there are two comfortable, pretty bedrooms with pine furniture and ample storage space as well as a bespoke oak and granite bathroom.

Ivy Cottage provides a cosy, peaceful and unique retreat, perfect for couples and small families and a ‘home from home’, ideal for all seasons.

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Little Haven is a charming, old fishing village on the coast of St Brides Bay, in the heart of the Pembrokeshire National Park. It nestles in a cove at the junction of two small streams. Too small for much development, Little Haven retains its traditional charm. In spite of its size, it has an art gallery, pottery and craft shop, and three pubs offering a warm welcome and good, locally sourced food. Just over the headland, or across the wide beach at low tide, is Broad Haven which has a well-stocked convenience store as well as a selection of other eating places, and craft and beach shops.

This seaside village is within easy reach of both north and south of the County, as well as the historic centres of St Davids, Tenby, and Pembroke with its medieval castle. It makes a superb and peaceful centre from which to explore the award-winning golden beaches, dramatic coastal paths, clear waters and amazing wildlife of this splendid part of Wales. There is also a multitude of activities including golf, horse riding, zorbing, karting, family attractions, water sports and much more.

Wildlife abounds. You can take boat trips to fish for mackerel, or to see the dolphins and seals, or visit the island reserves of Skomer, Skokholm, Ramsey and Grassholm with their puffins, shearwaters, gannets and gulls.  The marine reserve in the waters around this section of the coast also offers rewarding snorkelling and diving.  In the autumn secluded coves shelter seal pups.

Other water sports available include bodyboarding, windsurfing, kayaking, sailing, and, for the adventurous, coasteering. The village has a slipway for launching small boats and there is a water sports shop which rents out equipment just half a mile away in Broad Haven. Or you can just relax on the sand or on the village green while keeping an eye on children building dams in the stream, exploring rock pools and playing on the sheltered, award-winning family beach.

If you would rather keep your feet on dry land, the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park offers some of the best natural walking experiences in Britain. The stunning 186 mile long coastal path runs through Little Haven and there are countless other paths and trails crossing hills and moorlands, passing by prehistoric burial chambers, through secluded coves, river valleys, and ancient woodlands and along the challenging wild cliffs. The Puffin shuttle bus provides easy transport up and down the coast for those who wish to leave their car behind.

Truly, Pembrokeshire offers something for everyone and Little Haven is at its heart!

Ground Floor: Hall, kitchen, lounge, dining room/2nd sitting area, shower room/whb/wc, utility, 3rd sitting area.

First Floor: Family room/kingsize bed/single, twin room, bathroom/whb/wc.

Heating: Night storage, open fire, convectors, electric fires.

Electricity: £25 per week Sept - May, free June - August

Parking: In public car park - 1 permit provided for 1 car 15th March - 7th November. Car park free at other times.

Facilities: Electric cooker/ceramic hob/double oven, extractor hood, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, TV, DVD player, DVR, CD player/MP3 and USB player/DAB radio, DVDs, books and games, WiFi, phone - incoming calls, garden furniture, summerhouse.

Pets: 1 small dog, no cats.

Website: www.ivyholidaycottage.co.uk


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2 Baths/Showers
Access to Coastal Path
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Attractions near Ivy Cottage

Located in a pretty coastal village, Nolton Stables is located to enable visitors to take full advantage of Pembrokeshire's beaches and coastal fields. Suitable for all ages and riding ability, the stables offer a range of riding activities. Visitors can also experience the thrill seeking activity 'Zorbing' and 'Segway', a crazy, exhilarating, adrenaline experience that will have you coming back for more.
Milford Haven
Milford Haven Golf Club was formed in 1913 and opened as an enjoyable nine-hole offering, but has since been extended to a full set of 18 holes. This course is a test of skills, wit and patience, and is enjoyable by hundreds of visitors every year. The clubhouse features an upstairs bar where you can sit back and relax, sip your chosen vintage from the well-stocked bar and enjoy the splendid views across the course while deciding on what to choose form the extensive menu.
Haverfordwest
Hilton Court Gardens is the most idyllic place to visit, particularly on warm sunny days. With 8 acres of woodland, cascading waterfalls, rustic wooden bridges, ponds and lakes, there really is plenty to see. For any of you wildlife lovers out there, Hilton Court Gardens are bursting with a whole array of wildlife and flowers. Dogs are welcomed in the gardens providing they are kept on leads. 
Phoenix Bowl is an undercover centre which offers Ten pin bowling and soft play. Its a lively ten-lane bowling centre offering fun for everyone regardless of age or ability. Pirate Pete's is an Adventure play, is all about providing non stop fun for youngsters and a relaxing time for parents which costs £3.50 per child for an all day pass. They have fully licensed bar, providing a relaxed environment with big TV screen covering popular sporting events all year round. They have a fast food diner, which is perfect to have a leisurely bite to eat or to enjoy a drink with friends before or after your bowling session.
Milford Haven
The Torch Theatre offers a mixture of events and entertainment suitable for the whole family to enjoy. Throughout the year the Torch Theatre stages local and touring dramas and cinema screenings of recent blockbuster films.
Milford Haven

At Milford Waterfront, they are building a future upon our history and creating a vibrant waterfront destination to welcome the world! Milford Waterfront is a great place for a day  out! With boutique shopping, leisurely coffees with a great view, delicious food at one of the many cafés or restaurants, boat trips, Milford Haven Museum, galleries, a bowling alley, hair and beauty salons and a marina, there’s something for everyone. 

Haverfordwest
The Palace Cinema is a two screen cinema situated at the top of Haverfordwest town. Showing a range of films, the cinema is equipped with Sony Digital 4K. They do not take bookings and seats cannot be reserved, so it is recommended to arrive early enough to avoid disappointment. Refreshments are available, as are 3D glasses when 3D films are being shown.
Mayfield Golf & Driving Range is a 9 Hole Golf Course, completed with a 16 Bay Driving Range. The Course is made up of a mixture of Par 3 and Par 4 Holes. Lessons available, visitors and societies welcomed. Societies are recommended to book in advance.
Enjoy spending time with your family and friends in a fun and relaxing atmosphere. Creative Cafe have over 100 items for you to choose from... everything from mugs & plates to monsters & fairies... they've got it all! Prices start from as little as £5.00 per item plus a studio fee of £4.75. Their is an artist in everyone and have plenty of ideas - books, stencils, stamps and sponges available to help you on your way. Staff are always happy to help, so expert help is always near.
Every Friday, Haverfordwest Riverside Shopping Centre opens it's streets to the popular Haverfordwest Farmer's Market. This market offers a wide range of good quality local produce where you can buy and taste many of the products, as well as speak to the people behind the produce. These markets offer seasonal produce throughout the year including Christmas goodies throughout the month of December as well as Harvest produce at their special Harvest Fayre event which happens every September. Their special Easter Market offers a wide range of Easter goodies as well as children's activities such as an Easter Egg Hunt and face painting. The summer kicks off with a special BBQ Market where you can pick up all the produce you need for a great barbecue including meat, veg, sauces and chutneys - you might also pick up a few top tips from their cookery demonstrations!

 

Beaches near Ivy Cottage

Little Haven
Little Haven is a picturesque old fishing village with steep streets that descend to a sandy beach with a slipway for small boats, including the local inshore rescue boat. The beach itself is popular with swimmers, divers and kayaks in the summer months. At low tide you can walk along the beach to Broad Haven, passing Settlands on the way, there are numerous caves and rock pools to explore however Settlands is only accessible at low tide so be careful not to get cut off here.
Broad Haven
Broad Haven (west) is a large, magnificent area of sand, which runs the entire length of Broad Haven Village and is a regular Blue Flag award winner. It is a favourite with both bathers and water sports enthusiasts and is ideally facilitated with pubs, shops, restaurant, cafe etc. 
Broad Haven's westerly facing sands offer excellent conditions for kite-surfing, kite-buggying, walking and sandcastle building. 
It’s not hard to see why this beach is one of the most popular windsurfing beaches in this area and home to Haven Sports water sports shop. There is a car park at the southern end of the beach opposite Haven Sports and a larger car park a small distance from the beach at the North End of the bay. 

Broad Haven
Druidstone Haven can be found by following the winding coastal road between Nolton Haven and Broad Haven. It is a well hidden, long and sandy beach, enclosed on three sides by spectacular cliffs. Access to the beach is by two fairly steep footpaths. There are no amenities on the beach, but the nearby Druidstone Hotel has a good menu and a lovely outdoor seating area, providing the most glorious views of the beach and as far out to sea as the eye can see.
There is only limited parking on the side of the coastal road, but it is also possible to stop here on the Puffin Shuttle Bus.
St Ishmaels
A large expanse of subtly coloured sand is revealed at this estuary when the tide retreats. Suitable for bathing, although swift currents do arise at some stages of the tide. There are many rock pools for youngsters to explore as well as the stream and stepping stones on the western side - care needed when tide is coming in. There is a free car park on the grass which is adjacent to the footpath.
This lovely and secluded beach is also open to dogs all year around.
The cove of Nolton Haven is a small inlet of pebbles and sand. At low tide it's revealed to be a long and narrow beach, perfectly suited to sunbathers, as it has the added advantage of being sheltered by high cliffs on either side. With the car park behind the beach, Nolton Haven is a good starting point for excellent cliff-top walks along parts of the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, finished off with lunch in the Mariners Arms!
St Brides Haven is a shingle cove with sand exposed at low tide. It is excellent for swimming, bathing, snorkelling and diving. There are plenty of rock pools to explore making it great fun for families.
St Ishmaels
Lindsway Bay is a sandy cove situated less than 1 mile from St Ishmaels. It is a lovely bathing spot for families, along with being popular with surfers. The nearest parking is in St Ishmaels village by the sports field. From here take the footpath along the west side of the field to the coast path, follow the coast path for approx 200 yards eastwards. Access to the beach is then down a steep zig-zag path with stone and concrete steps. At the bottom it is a short walk over the sandstone boulders to reach the sand. Once you get to the sand, you'll know it was worth the little stroll!
Dale
The sheltered bay of Dale is perfect for watersports - home to sailing, windsurfing and a watersports centre. Dale has a mostly shingle beach with some sand at low tide and an attractive seafront. Car parking is plentiful in the purpose built car park just across the road from the beach.
West Dale is a stunning, secluded cove enclosed by towering cliffs and accessed only via steps from the Coastal Path - either by footpath through Dale or by parking on the roadside (very limited). At low tide, this tranquil little spot of sand makes the perfect spot for a bit of sunbathing and relaxing.
This is where King Henry VII, born at Pembroke Castle, landed his army on the way to the battle of Bosworth. West Dale is very popular with surfers, at its best between low and mid tide - although its not for the inexperienced surfer and make sure you know where the rocks are!
West Dale beach is open to dogs all year around!
Marloes
Marloes Sands is a beautiful, isolated stretch of sand with rocky outcrops that are perfect for scrambling over. It is rarely busy and out of season you are likely to have it all to yourself! From the beach there are good views out to Skokholm and Gateholm Islands, the latter of which is at the North-West end of the beach and can be reached on foot at low tide. The remains of medieval settlements can be found on the island.
Surfing at Marloes Sands is usually excellent, but remember, there is a 1km walk to the beach from the car park.
Note: Keep an eye on the rising tide as it can cover the whole beach fairly quickly.

 

Places To Drink near Ivy Cottage

Little Haven
A welcoming pub looking over sandy bay, popular generously served food including pizzas and good local fish, Marstons-related ales, decent choice of wines by the glass, tea and cafetière coffee, bare-boards bar and carpeted dining area with big oak tables, beams, some stripped stone, castle prints, pool in back area. Children and dogs welcome in the outside picnic area.
Little Haven
St Brides Inn is a peaceful pub situated near the beach at Little Haven. A lovely country pub making the most of fresh local produce whenever possible. This pub boasts a popular beer garden just opposite where you can enjoy a meal and/or drink. Please Note: There is no designated car park, but there is a public car park just opposite. Dogs allowed in picnic area only. Any dietary requirements can be accommodated, please notify in advance.
Little Haven
The Swan Inn is a 200 year old seaside Inn with one of the best views in Pembrokeshire. They have a open log fires, with a rustic charm and a traditional atmosphere where you can enjoy a range of real ales and wines. You can choose to eat on the ground floor restaurant or the contemporary first floor dining room. Many produces are soured locally from St Brides Bay crab, home smoked mackerel and they even bake their own bread. They offer lunch and supper, and every Sunday, lunches are served from 12 till 3pm. Please note: Smaller potions are available for children. The cooking is modern British and of exceptional quality. The commitment to seasonal and local produce is strong and the menu includes Welsh rib eye steak, local diver caught scallops, St Brides Bay crab, Welsh cheese and locally made ice cream. Get here early evening, grab a table with one of the best views in Pembrokeshire and settle down with a group of friends and a bottle of wine or on Sundays enjoy a traditional roast, leaf through the papers and relax.
The Ocean Cafe, Bar and Restaurant is in a great location overlooking the seaside at Broad Haven. If you're wanting food with a view, this restaurant is most certainly the one for you! Please Note: Dogs must be well behaved, and are not allowed in the restaurant area.
Haverfordwest
Hilton Court Gardens is the most idyllic place to visit, particularly on warm sunny days. With 8 acres of woodland, cascading waterfalls, rustic wooden bridges, ponds and lakes, there really is plenty to see. For any of you wildlife lovers out there, Hilton Court Gardens are bursting with a whole array of wildlife and flowers. Dogs are welcomed in the gardens providing they are kept on leads. 
Phoenix Bowl is an undercover centre which offers Ten pin bowling and soft play. Its a lively ten-lane bowling centre offering fun for everyone regardless of age or ability. Pirate Pete's is an Adventure play, is all about providing non stop fun for youngsters and a relaxing time for parents which costs £3.50 per child for an all day pass. They have fully licensed bar, providing a relaxed environment with big TV screen covering popular sporting events all year round. They have a fast food diner, which is perfect to have a leisurely bite to eat or to enjoy a drink with friends before or after your bowling session.
Marloes
The Lobster Pot is a traditional pub open seven days a week serving real ales, locally caught fish and home cooked Sunday lunches. Bar meals served as well as restaurant menu serving starters,main meals and desserts. There is also a games room and garden for the children to play in. Please note: Please book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Milford Haven

Replacing the location of what was previously Charlies Bar, Milford Haven Marina welcomes a brand new trendy Restaurant - COCOS. The Restaurant features the coolest interiors used by up cycling materials creating a vintage chic retro vibe but also keeping in touch with Milford Havens Industrial history. Cocos features a relaxing and welcoming atmosphere with a great variety of fresh foods ranging from fish and lamb to burgers and ciabattas. Cocos is open seven days a week with an evening meal menu available Friday-Saturday 5-9pm and an additional roast dinner on Sundays.

Milford Haven
The Lord Nelson Hotel is situated in the heart of Milford Haven overlooking the busy harbour which houses a number of shops and a popular bowling alley and children's play area. It has a open plan dining/bar area, offering a vast menu which is a combination of classic Welsh dishes and traditional pub food. They serve a traditional roast on Sunday's alongside their main menu. They boast a large beer garden with seating and sunshade making it a fantastic place to enjoy a drink in the sun overlooking the water. Inside they have a pool table, dart board and plasma television screens in the bar with a huge pull down screen for those all important matches!
Milford Haven
Martha's Vineyard is a family-run restaurant based in Milford Marina. They have a bar and restaurant that serves good quality homemade food which is locally sourced food where possible. Food is served 7 days a week with lunchtime, evenings and Sunday dinner menus available as well as cream tea's with a large selection of homemade cakes. There is great views from the restaurant overlooking port of Milford Haven and they have regular live performances from local jazz and folk musicians. Dogs are welcome and they also have two outside seating areas including a dedicated smoking area.

 

Places To Eat near Ivy Cottage

Little Haven
A welcoming pub looking over sandy bay, popular generously served food including pizzas and good local fish, Marstons-related ales, decent choice of wines by the glass, tea and cafetière coffee, bare-boards bar and carpeted dining area with big oak tables, beams, some stripped stone, castle prints, pool in back area. Children and dogs welcome in the outside picnic area.
Little Haven
St Brides Inn is a peaceful pub situated near the beach at Little Haven. A lovely country pub making the most of fresh local produce whenever possible. This pub boasts a popular beer garden just opposite where you can enjoy a meal and/or drink. Please Note: There is no designated car park, but there is a public car park just opposite. Dogs allowed in picnic area only. Any dietary requirements can be accommodated, please notify in advance.
Little Haven
The Swan Inn is a 200 year old seaside Inn with one of the best views in Pembrokeshire. They have a open log fires, with a rustic charm and a traditional atmosphere where you can enjoy a range of real ales and wines. You can choose to eat on the ground floor restaurant or the contemporary first floor dining room. Many produces are soured locally from St Brides Bay crab, home smoked mackerel and they even bake their own bread. They offer lunch and supper, and every Sunday, lunches are served from 12 till 3pm. Please note: Smaller potions are available for children. The cooking is modern British and of exceptional quality. The commitment to seasonal and local produce is strong and the menu includes Welsh rib eye steak, local diver caught scallops, St Brides Bay crab, Welsh cheese and locally made ice cream. Get here early evening, grab a table with one of the best views in Pembrokeshire and settle down with a group of friends and a bottle of wine or on Sundays enjoy a traditional roast, leaf through the papers and relax.
The Ocean Cafe, Bar and Restaurant is in a great location overlooking the seaside at Broad Haven. If you're wanting food with a view, this restaurant is most certainly the one for you! Please Note: Dogs must be well behaved, and are not allowed in the restaurant area.
Broad Haven
The Druidstone is set on a tranquil seafront spot, with big windows looking out across St Bride's Bay and an 8-minute walk from the beach. As well a the main room, there are tables in the bar downstairs, or outside on a terrace overlooking the sea. The chef sources local ingredients, Welsh lamb, fresh sea bass and other fish and mixes traditional and global recipes. Every Tuesdays there's a themed buffet ‘feast' – Indian, Moroccan, Mexican, or wherever has caught the chefs fancy. The restaurant has been in the Good Food Guide consistently since 1974. The food is genuinely home-made, using fresh ingredients from local suppliers
Haverfordwest
Hilton Court Gardens is the most idyllic place to visit, particularly on warm sunny days. With 8 acres of woodland, cascading waterfalls, rustic wooden bridges, ponds and lakes, there really is plenty to see. For any of you wildlife lovers out there, Hilton Court Gardens are bursting with a whole array of wildlife and flowers. Dogs are welcomed in the gardens providing they are kept on leads. 
Haverfordwest
The Pelcomb pub & restaurant is a family friendly county style pub, with a great choice of food, and real ales. Traditional menu and special's. Children's menus available and can also make some of the adult meals in smaller sized portion. In the summer months they often have live bands, theme nights. Please note: Dogs allowed in the beer garden and bar area only. They can cater for groups seating a maximum of 60 people. There would need to be a set menu and food would need to be pre-ordered.
Phoenix Bowl is an undercover centre which offers Ten pin bowling and soft play. Its a lively ten-lane bowling centre offering fun for everyone regardless of age or ability. Pirate Pete's is an Adventure play, is all about providing non stop fun for youngsters and a relaxing time for parents which costs £3.50 per child for an all day pass. They have fully licensed bar, providing a relaxed environment with big TV screen covering popular sporting events all year round. They have a fast food diner, which is perfect to have a leisurely bite to eat or to enjoy a drink with friends before or after your bowling session.
Marloes
The Lobster Pot is a traditional pub open seven days a week serving real ales, locally caught fish and home cooked Sunday lunches. Bar meals served as well as restaurant menu serving starters,main meals and desserts. There is also a games room and garden for the children to play in. Please note: Please book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Milford Haven

Replacing the location of what was previously Charlies Bar, Milford Haven Marina welcomes a brand new trendy Restaurant - COCOS. The Restaurant features the coolest interiors used by up cycling materials creating a vintage chic retro vibe but also keeping in touch with Milford Havens Industrial history. Cocos features a relaxing and welcoming atmosphere with a great variety of fresh foods ranging from fish and lamb to burgers and ciabattas. Cocos is open seven days a week with an evening meal menu available Friday-Saturday 5-9pm and an additional roast dinner on Sundays.

 

Events near Ivy Cottage

Aberjazz Jazz & Blues Festival

Thursday 24 August 2017 - Monday 28 August 2017

Held in various locations across the seaside town of Fishguard, this festival occurs annual over the August Bank Holiday celebrating jazz and blues music.

Haverfordwest Beer & Cider Festival

Friday 25 August 2017 - Sunday 27 August 2017

Haverfordwest will be hosting their annual beer and cider festival from Friday 25th August to Sunday 27th - the festival will celebrate local producers and have many live musicians playing over the course of the weekend!

The Torch Theatres, Sunset Cinema, A Knights Tale

Friday 25 August 2017

Advanced tickets £8.50Tickets on the door will be £10.00http://torchtheatre.co.uk/event_category/sunset-cinema-2017/

Milford Haven Marina Regatta

Saturday 26 August 2017 - Sunday 27 August 2017

Milford Haven will be hosting a Regatta on Bank holiday weekend 26th and 27th August, there will be live music at Pembrokeshire Yacht Club and a Commodore dinner at PYC on Saturday Evening. For more information on prices and times please visit www.pcrc.info or telephone 07974925009

Camrose Vintage Working Day

Saturday 26 August 2017

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 Griffin Inn Dale Beer and Cider Festival By The Sea

Sunday 27 August 2017

The Griffin Inn will be hosting The Beer and Cider Festival By The Sea on Sunday 27th August - with a range of music from Abbie Jebbers, Rosey Cale, Curveballs and Chelsea Manning and The Shooting Counters will also be performing at 9.30pm.

PAW Patrol appearances at Folly Farm

Sunday 27 August 2017 - Monday 28 August 2017

Folly Farm are giving their visitors the chance to come and see their favourite characters Chase and Marshall from PAW Patrol!  So bring your little superstars along to see the heroic pups at intervals on selected dates. And the best news? Our PAW Patrol appearances are included in the standard admission price to Folly Farm! Tickets: No special tickets required, included in admission price.

The Torch Theatres, Sunset Cinema, Lala Land

Friday 01 September 2017

The Torch Theatres last sunset film showing of the summer will be Lala Land!Tickets are £8.50 advanced online now or £10.00 on the door!

Milford Haven Music Festival

Saturday 02 September 2017

Milford Haven Music Festival will be happening on 2nd September, it will feature the Haverfordwest Male Choir and have finalists competing for the Young Opera Singer Of The Year with a prize of £2000. For more information on tickets please see http://milfordhavenmusicfestival.co.uk/concerts/.

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!

Narberth Food Festival

Saturday 23 September 2017 - Sunday 24 September 2017

Once again, Narberth is welcoming visitors and locals to the village for their annual Food Festival. Make the most of the weekend and sample a whole range of quality local produce that Pembrokeshire has to offer. With entertainment, crafts and stalls, the Narberth Food Festival is a truly great festival and is recommended to all!

Tenby Arts Festival

Saturday 23 September 2017 - Saturday 30 September 2017

Tenby's much-loved Arts Festival returns to the seaside town for another year. With a host of music, drama and art, the Arts Festival is sure to have something to interest everyone. There will be a range of performances, talks and workshops for all to see.

Ramsey Island 3 Peaks Run

Saturday 07 October 2017

If you love running in beautiful places then this is the event for you - the event will consist of a 6k run through an island full of rich wild life, fauna and spectacular views. There will be a boat trip initially from St Justinian's and the run will commence at at 10.00 on Ramsey Island with a return boat at 12.30, there will also be cakes, tea and coffee at the end of the run.https://www.man-upuk.com/tours/2044/

Carew Castle Ghost Hunt

Sunday 08 October 2017

Carew Castle will be hosting it's very popular Ghost Hunt on the 8th October at Carew Castle, the hunt includes investigations into paranormal activity  o find the reportedly 20 - 23 spirits that haunt the grounds. Tickets are £49.00 and include complimentary light snacks, hot chocolate and tea. The event will commence at 9pm - 3am, with its combination of castle walls and ruins it all makes for an epic ghost hunt adventure. If you think you're brave enough for this truly terrifying experience check out https://www.hauntedevenings.co.uk/product/ghost-hunt-carew-castle/ for tickets and more information.

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest - The Torch Theatre

Wednesday 11 October 2017 - Saturday 28 October 2017

The Torch Theatre will be showing One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest from 11th October to 28th October, viewing times will be 2.00pm and 19.30pm. For more information on exact times and dates please visit http://torchtheatre.co.uk/events/one-flew-over-the-cuckoos-nest/.

West Wales Wool Show

Saturday 14 October 2017

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. 

Saundersfoot Big Bang Weekend

Friday 27 October 2017 - Saturday 28 October 2017

Saundersfoot big Bang with lots going on in Saundersfoot over this weekend including a free fireworks display on the harbour on Saturday night, market stalls, refreshments, activities and entertainment!

Narberth & Whitland Round Table Fireworks

Saturday 28 October 2017

Narberth and Whitland Round Table will be hosting a spooky themed night full of entertainment, live music,a bouncy castle and delicious food. Tickets are £5 for adults and £3 for children.

Family Fun and Fireworks

Saturday 28 October 2017

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. 

Crafty Creepy Castle Torch Theatre

Thursday 02 November 2017

The Torch Theatre will be showing crafty creep castle on 2nd Novemeber, for more information and tickets please visit - http://torchtheatre.co.uk/events/craftys-creepy-castle/.

Tenby Beer Festival

Friday 03 November 2017 - Saturday 04 November 2017

Tenby wil be hosting their fifth beer festival at the De Valence serving an array of delicious food including local pork and local ales and ciders all in the name of charity. For more information please check out their facebook page below.http://www.showmewales.co.uk/thedms_info.aspx?dms=20&venue=1101606&feature=1011&r=1&SiteName=Tenby+Beer+Festival&RedirTp=W

Paul Potts in Concert - Follies Theatre, Folly Farm

Saturday 04 November 2017

The Rotary club of Narberth and Whitland are proud to present Paul Potts to their annual Charity Concert at the Follies Theatre, Folly Farm! Paul Potts will be supported by Whitland and district male choir, tickets are £25 - £30 and are available to purchase now!http://www.rotarywales.co.uk/events/autumn-charity-concert/

Milford Haven Roundtable Fireworks

Sunday 05 November 2017

Milford Haven Roundtable will be hosting a fireworks display, the event will feature food stalls and a funfair for kids to enjoy, the event is free and will be open 4.30pm - 8.30pm.

Tenby Rugby Club Fireworks & Bonfire Night.

Sunday 05 November 2017 - Saturday 05 November 2016

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.

Tenby Blues Festival

Friday 10 November 2017 - Sunday 12 November 2017

Tenby Blues Festival will be commencing on the 10th November until Sunday 12th. The Festival will include an array of artists including Aynsley Lister Band, The Giles Robson Band, Thomas ford + many more! The festival will start at 6pm on the 10th and finish at 11pm on Sunday 12th. For more information and tickets please see https://www.tenbyblues.co.uk/.

Santas Grotto - Folly Farm

Saturday 11 November 2017 - Sunday 17 December 2017

Folly Farm will be welcoming Santa to their zoo this November and December, as well as visiting santa you can also visit his reindeer in their very own zoo! Santa will have presents for the littles ones, and mulled wine and mice pies will be available for the adults! Times and Prices will be confirmed nearer the time.  https://www.folly-farm.co.uk/whats-on/santas-grotto

Pembroke Castle Christmas Market

Friday 24 November 2017 - Sunday 26 November 2017

Pembroke Castle Christmas Market will start 24th November until 26th November.

Christmas Party - Stackpole

Saturday 02 December 2017

Stackpole will be hosting traditional four course meal on Saturday 2nd Decemeber - the total cost will be £19.95 each for more information please visit https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/0d1d4f0c-0257-408b-a3d6-31b092504410/pages/details.

Tenby's Boxing Day Swim

Tuesday 26 December 2017

2017 marks the 47th 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 2017 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/

New Year's Eve Street Party

Sunday 31 December 2017

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.

New Year's Eve Fireworks

Sunday 31 December 2017

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

New Year's Eve Celebrations

Sunday 31 December 2017

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.

New Years Day Bonfire & Fireworks

Monday 01 January 2018

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.

Saundersfoot New Years Day Swim

Monday 01 January 2018

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.

St. David's Annual Charity Horse & Dog Show

Sunday 13 May 2018

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!

Long Course Weekend

Friday 13 July 2018 - Sunday 15 July 2018

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!

 

Historic Places near Ivy Cottage

Pembrokeshire Motor Museum has over forty motor cars on display, from veteran cars to classic cars. For each car on display, you can see a complete history. All cars are in excellent condition and are occasionally used by their owners for vintage car rallies etc. so please bear in mind that cars may not always be on display. The Motor Museum is also home to a licensed bar, a magazine and video lounge where you can read and watch all about motoring.
Milford Haven
The Museum is housed in one of the oldest buildings in Milford Haven. The Museum collection reflects all of these aspects of the town's history, but focuses particularly on the maritime history. The Museum is a voluntarily run museum.

A military fortress, museum and cafe located within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. The museum at Chapel Bay Fort is illustrated and explains military technology and weaponry through the ages, with a variety of displays including artillery and associated tools and instruments, WW I, Bomb Disposal and Waterloo amongst others. Volunteers are on hand to answer any question and add to your appreciation of the displays.

Guided tours are conducted by a dedicated team of volunteers and provide access to areas of the fort which are otherwise out of bounds to the public. Tours present further information about Chapel Bay Fort and the defences of Milford Haven and the Royal Dockyard at Pembroke Dock, alongside information about the large exhibits displayed on the terreplein of the fort.

A tour lasts approximately 40 minutes, and is included in the entrance fee to the museum.

Originally constructed in the 12th Century as a fortress made from timber, and has seen visits from a number of famous names including Oliver Cromwell and King Richard II. The castle was later reconstructed in stone, and was often used to house prisoners before being replaced by a new prison building inside the castle grounds in the 19th Century. This building is now home to the Pembrokeshire Records Office. Not much remains of the stone castle other than the stone wall which grandly looks upon the small town below it. A must-visit is the Town Museum, located in the Old Prison Governor's House. With artefacts, prints, paintings and models, this museum tells the history of the castle and the surrounding town.
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.
Solva Woollen Mill is the oldest working woollen mill in Pembrokeshire and is now the only mill in Wales specialising in flat woven carpets, rugs and runners. Its a family business but visitors are welcome to the mill to wander through the weaving sheds, chat to the weavers as they are warping, splitting yarn or weaving. There is a mill shop housed carding engines and spinning mules and a tearoom which is located in the old dye shed, selling tea, coffee and homemade cakes.
Built in the 13th Century, this castle is half fortified manor house and half fully developed medieval castle surrounded by forty acres of land and gardens. The castle and gardens is closed over the winter months for essential maintenance but is open for special occasions. Please Note: Dogs must be kept on leads at all times.
Scolton Manor was built in 1842 as a family home, and was even used as a hospital during World War 2. It is now a Victorian Manor House and Museum, set in a luxurious 60 acres of country park and woodland, with a wide variety of wildlife. The park is open all year, whilst the Manor House is closed during the winter months. The Manor House will be opening again in March 2015, and times will be confirmed nearer the time. Please Note: Admission to the Park is free, whilst charges to the Manor House apply. Dogs must be kept on leads at all times, and are allowed in the Park only.
The birthplace of Saint David, this Chapel was built in 1934 on the site of the original house where Non had lived. The Chapel and its accompanying Holy Well were built in dedication to Saint Non, and have since become popular destinations for pilgrimages. Legend has it that springs appeared at each of the significant milestones of Saint David's life, and many believe this Holy Well appeared during his birth and holds many special healing powers.
A popular destination for pilgrimages, this Cathedral is a huge attraction for those interested in Welsh history and/or religion. St. David's Cathedral as we know it today replaced a monastery which was originally founded on the site by Saint David around 589 AD. Not only is it named after our Patron Saint of Wales, but it also contains a shrine to him. The Cathedral still operates a traditional communion service and also holds various special events such as the annual Cathedral Festival. Please note: Admission is free, but donations are encouraged.

 

Customer Reviews of Ivy Cottage

Phyllis and Joan

Had a lovely relaxing stay. Over too soon. Welcoming cottage which we would be happy to call home! Thoughtful extras and all needs met. Such a beautiful area to explore.


Diana and Ray

Lovely cottage – one of the best we have stayed in. Everything you need. Great village and good pubs and walks. We will be back.


Ann and Pat

Our fourth Christmas in Little Haven and first in Ivy Cottage. A lovely, warm and comfortable cottage. Walking distance to three great pubs and lovely beach walks. The Swan was very welcoming on Christmas Day with Santa paying a visit. Thank you.


Jelley family

Having spent a perfect week here last year our youngest son requested to return. We enjoyed the cottage as much as before. It is peaceful, has all the comforts you require, and makes me think the owners have got the formula just right …I think we will be back next year for more!


Jill and Malcolm

It has been 6 years since our last visit here (but) the area has not failed to come up to expectations. Had fabulous trip to Skomer and saw lots – including pod of dolphins, short eared owl, puffins and much more. Went back to Marloes Sands Plus fabulous walk to bird hide and cliff walks – fields beautiful with grasses, flowers and insects. Blessed with good sunny weather. Great sunsets from The Castle, enjoying a glass of wine.


Aitken family

Great cottage, comfortable and ideally placed for the beach. We’ve been swimming every day bar one, and found several favourite beaches. We saw lots of puffins on Skomer Island.


M,J,J,J, and Digger

Back for our annual trip to Little Haven – third time now to Ivy Cottage. Never fails to disappoint. We stayed relatively local between Little Haven & St. Brides Haven and enjoyed crabbing at Dale and Solva.


Tracey and Chris

Very comfortable and warm cottage. Bed especially nice and warm. Great walks along coastal path – superb views. Weather brilliant for the time of year. Good times.


Gill and Barbara

Lovely cottage – everything we needed was provided. Lovely paintings and drawings. Had a wonderful winter break walking parts of the coastal path and a great meal at St Brides Inn.


Tony and Val

We love Little Haven and have been here a few times. Fantastic, warm, comfortable and well-equipped cottage. Great area for dog beaches, pubs and walks. Thanks for the comprehensive and up-to-date leaflets and tips. See you again.


Bridgette, Andy & Willow

Our second time here. It’s still a special place to visit. This time made even more special as it was my 50th and I sprang a surprise proposal on Little Haven beach … she said ‘Yes’ (thankfully). We will be back !!


Clare and Robert

Winter mini-break in your beautifully equipped Ivy Cottage. Sunny walk to Blue Lagoon on Sunday and delicious lunch (mussels and frites) at The Sloop. Best local is St Brides Inn; so welcoming.


Mr & Mrs Roberts

Thank you for a lovely time. Perfect cottage for our short break in Little Haven. Looking forward to coming back soon. Everything we needed was here and all working well.


Anne Roberts and Family

Wonderful, just wonderful – thank you. Been here before now, definitely will again - many times.


Jo & Tim

A pleasure to stay in Ivy Cottage. So nice to have a comfy bed in a holiday cottage!! A great, very much needed break. We’ll be back.


Mr & Mrs Davies

Lovely cottage with everything we needed. Plenty of time to read and relax.


Elvines Family

Family returned after two years. Great that there is now wifi. Weather is superb again. We very much hope to come back.


Mr & Mrs Henry

Had a lovely relaxing week here and hope to be back. Love the cottage, beautifully equipped and very comfortable. Fabulous meal at The Swan, Castle good too, as is the café under the treatment room in Broadhaven – all dog friendly – Mac our dog had a wonderful time.


Paul & Fiona

Lovely cottage and so well-equipped. Everything here for a really comfortable holiday. We’re going home with our batteries recharged!


Jeanette & Robbie

Fantastic stay at Ivy Cottage. Beautiful village with lots of adventures to be had all around. An ideal base. Have felt "at home”. Thank you.


Frank and Carol

2nd trip to Ivy Cottage – had a lovely time! We always have a great holiday in Little Haven, spending as much time as possible on the beach. Not disappointed again. Going home very relaxed.


Robert, Teresa, Henry & Toby.

Fabulous. The holiday that childhoods are made of! Highlights – the beach(es), Bishops’ Palace, all the books, the birds and the serenity. Thanks so much, a lovely place - we look forward to coming back.


George, Steve and Joan

First visit. Fantastic time. Hope to come again. Cottage was brilliant, so well positioned. Great little garden. Visit to Skomer to see puffins, a real treat. Lots of cliff walks. Beautiful parts of the country.


Darren, Victoria and family

Great to be so close to the beach, children loved it – lots of furious digging on the beach! Garden a bonus too – lovely up there this week, as was pretty windy on beach. Hope to be back!


The Jelleys

We had an amazing time here. Such a cosy place to return to after a blustery walk, comfortable beds, hot baths, log fire and lots of movies. We all loved it, and has really everything one could need.


Chris, Tracy, and Dexter (the black labrador)

What a wonderful week in Little Haven. Loved Ivy Cottage, the pubs and most especially the people. Walked, drank, ate and enjoyed. We intend to return! Lots to recommend!


Deven and Tom

Amazing weekend in Pembrokeshire with Ivy Cottage as our base. The region, scenery, weather and accommodation were all outstanding. Thanks for providing an excellent home-from-home. Information folders on gadgets, walks and general info were really useful. Will definitely visit again.


Patrick and Helen

Warm and comfortable. Have seen chough, kite, buzzards and pheasant at Little Haven; grey seal, fulmar, ravens and stonechat around Dale; primrose and red campion at Martin's Haven - very early. Sunny and warm enough to sit up on the patio in the afternoons. Patrick and Helen.


Mr & Mrs Kennedy

Lovely short break in a very nice cottage. Peaceful and quiet with great walking nearby. Will certainly recommend it to others. Thank you. T & J Kennedy.


The Yates Family

We all thought it was really nice staying in this cottage. There are lots of good walks and views. Our dog loves it too. I did the swim on New Year's Day and it was quite warm! Thank you so much.


Andy and Brigette

We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay in your very comfortable home. It is the best equipped cottage we have stayed in. Best place. Thank you. We'll be back.


Jan and kevin

Lovely cottage, lovely place. First visit in wintertime and it's more perfect than in summertime!


Garry and Sue

Loved the cottage, couldn’t have wanted more. Little Haven, a great place to stay. Hope to come again … very relaxing!


Anon

Loved walks along beach to Broad Haven, meals at St Brides, and walks along coastal path.Marloes is not to be missed!


Pat and Clive

This made a lovely change from our normal stamping ground of North Pembrokeshire. With 3 out of 4 knees underperforming, the coastal walking was very manageable. We loved St. Brides Bay and the walk to Musslewick – watched choughs, ravens, peregrine falcons. We found an idyllic picnic spot on a slate beach off St. Mary the Virgin Church, Talbenny. Far-reaching views across St Brides Bay. The Druidston was quirky, but food good and fabulous location. A wonderful few days and perfect pick you up!


Mike and Wendy

Excellent cottage, everything we needed. We have been coming to Little Haven for years. On the beach all week, great swimming. Thank you.


Jim & Jo

Excellent facilities in Ivy Cottage.Home from home. Thank you for providing a super base for exploring Marloes Sands, Musslewick, St. Brides, Newgale, St. Davids, Solva. Best wildlife sighting – a woodpecker with young on a telegraph pole near St. Brides! Thank you.


Ann, Phil, Kirsty and Skye

Had a brilliant stay!!! Recommend the boat trip at St. Martins. Weather was friendly for most of the week. Lovely cottage – clean, tidy and homely.


Jenny & Malcolm

A wonderful week in this beautiful and so well equipped cottage – thank you. We do hope we can return to this peaceful place!


The Blands

Had a brilliant stay!!! Recommend the boat trip at St. Martins. Weather was friendly for most of the week. Lovely cottage – clean, tidy and homely.


Claire, Kevin, Celeste, Aedan & Francis

Ivy Cottage has been a lovely place to stay. Very comfortable, well-equipped kitchen – we appreciated it very much. Thanks for thinking of so much.


Joe, Phil and Jay

Our very first visit to Ivy Cottage.Have had a wonderful week.Cottage superb and beautiful. Hope to be back next year.


Margaret, Jim and Barbara

We found Ivy Cottage superb, and can’t fault it.


Kate, Joscha, Vincent, Wendy and Peter

Fantastic cottage, lovely beaches.Our first visit to Little Haven … but hopefully not the last. Great week!


Till, Greg and Martha

We reckon this is our fourth visit to Ivy Cottage. Ideal in so many ways, and lovely and peaceful.Weather kind this week.Lots of beautiful flowers and wildlife. Hopefully we’ll be back – again!


Anon

Lovely cottage with dog - everything here you could wish for – a real home from home. Thank you – I too will be back.


Phill and Kay

Fantastic cottage – didn’t need for anything. Great walks – weather good – no recycling points in Little Haven. Will return.


Sonia and Steve

We struck gold.


Pat and Clive

Loved getting to know this part of the coast. Cottage wonderful and so well equipped ... everything works! Little Haven an excellent base for exploring and walking. Thanks for the laminated walk routes


Pete and Toni

Fantastic short break - lovely cottage in a great part of the world! Thank you.


Till, Greg and Martha

Wonderful week - weather great. The cottage is a privilege to stay in.


The Foley sisters and Janet

Great first visit to Pembrokeshire. First glimpse of Marloes Sands from near Gateholm Stack is a highlight of this amazing coastline. Comfortable cottage with everything you need.


Jeff & Jenni

Here the air is intoxicating! Like it a lot. Cottage excellent. Castle good for food and drink. Roll on 2012!


Barbara and Gordon

Extremely well-equipped cottage and very comfortable. Pembrokeshire .… never fails to impress us. We have had a lovely time. Thank you.


Tom, Sue and David

What a fabulous week. Ivy Cottage is beautiful, we will be back again next year. Little Haven is a lovely little place, good grub and beer. Many thanks.


Till, Greg and Martha the cocker spaniel

Yet another wonderful week at Ivy Cottage. ….. Beautiful weather and friendly people in Little Haven.


Vikki & Carl & Bella the Labrador

Had a wonderful stay. The cottage is so well-equipped. Little Haven is a lovely village, friendly and has a couple of great pubs! Will hopefully return soon.


Sue & Rob

Peace, quiet, beautiful cottage … just what we needed for a few days. Thank you for providing such a comfortable place to stay.


Ron & Dorothy

This is the best cottage in which we have stayed. Everything has been thought of. We appreciated the well thought-out information file and the local walks info. We are so warm, cosy and relaxed – we don’t want to go home! Absolutely fabulous! We will be back.


Keith, Niki and Myst

A welcome break from -16° before Xmas to +10 ° in January! Cottage very comfortable and well-appointed. Only St. Brides Inn open but bracing walks on windy beaches available free all year round …. Sad to leave one of the best cottages we’ve been to. Many thanks.


K & L Lewis

A wonderful short break. Cottage had everything we needed and weather was fine. A peaceful time of year to visit


Bob and Naomi Dunckery

1st visit to Pembrokeshire. Really fantastic. Cottage is excellent and lacks nothing.


Tony and Marilyn Jones

Another happy week in Little Haven. What's not to like about the delights of St Bride's Bay?


Rocha family

Very nice cottage and very comfy


Jez, Choi and the boys

Fantastic cottage really well presented, a credit to the owners. We would love to come again.


Pat and Dave

Great cottage; lovely little place


Natalie and Mike

Had a perfect first hoiday together at Ivy Cottage.


Denis and Peter Hewett

Our visit was a delight. Lovely cottage and so well equipped. Would love to come again.


Sue and Malcolm French

Another super holiday in our favourite place.


Esther, Phil and Holly Weller

Had a great time. Can't wait to come back.


Till and Greg

Wonderful - our 3rd Year


Elaine and Peter

Great cottage, beautiful countryside. Will recommend.


Chris and Clive Crawford

Really lovely cottage - everything we needed. Thank you.


Pat and David Lovering

Lovely little cottage with every need catered for.


David, Julie, Lloyd and Harry the beagle:

Really great cottage. The owners have thought of everything. Loved the whole week and the area. We will visit again soon. Diolch.


Bill, Judith and Tess the spaniel:

Love the cottage and Little Haven. Weather very good. Pubs warm and friendly.


Carol and Lyn Williams

Very nice cottage! We have had a nice time.


Suzanne Phillips

Very impressed by the quality of the equipment and furniture. Home from home! We'll be back.


Our second stay. Brought more friends this time. Fabulous cottage. We'll be backin 2010.


Sean and Kate Greely and Sean the Welsh terrier

Excellent, well equipped cottage, very comfortable and homely. Real fire a bonus.


Chris, Ann, Helen and Rebecca:

A four-night stay extended to a full week. Our 5th visit to Ivy Cottage and still leaving with too many things left to do in the area. Weather fab.


Sam and Liz

We had a lovely week in this lovely cottage. Mostly sunny and always mild weather, wonderful walks and wildlife. Sorry to leave. Hope to be back soon.


Dave and Sue

2nd visit. New sofa and TV appreciated. A rain free week. Sorry to leave. We will be back.


The Jones

Glorious weather in our favourite place. Seal pups an unexpected delight.


Debbie Philip Charles and Amy Britton:

An amazing stay and a great 2 weeks.


Pat and Joe Fisher:

What a lovely surprise! Beautiful "family" cottage with a real homely feel to it. Enjoyed our stay, and oh! those sunsets.


Jackie, Trev, Adam and Samuel Goodwin:

What a fab week we've had. A perfect cottage that has everything you could want and in a perfect location.


Angharad, Tom and Huw Smith:

We had had a lovely time, despite the wet weather. Cottage very cosy and modern.


Gareth, Clare, Osian and Megan Williams:

Our second visit to Ivy Cottage and we still love it here. Have had a great time despite the cold weather. New sofa great! Thanks. We'll be back.


Roy, Jean and Jake and Cleo the dog:

Beautiful cottage. Well equipped. We have had a great time. Worth another visit.


Dennis and Kay Hall:

Very well appointed and in a beautiful setting. COuld not wish for better.


Hilary John and Helen:

Another great hol in Ivy Cottage. Love the new furniture and TV. V cosy. Back next year.


Greg,Till and Martha the spaniel

Second stay in Ivy Cottage - lovely. Super new sofa and carpet. Fire burns v well! Thank you


The Sturlands

Lovely village, beautifully fitted and equippped cottage.But not much ivy!! We will be back


Christine and Matthew Strick

Had a fantastic time at this "home for home" cottage. Our first time in Wales but not the last. We will be back


Derrick & Jennifer Williams

We have had a lovely short break and enjoyed your very well equipped, clean and cosy cottage.


Alison and Ron

We loved the cottage, especially the log fires in the evenings.


Christine, Cyril, Jean and Bonnie (the dog)

Enjoyed our time here. Lovely cottage, nice location. Had a really enjoyable week.


John and Jackie Kelly, Helen and Steve Wright.

Enjoyed our second stay here. Very cosy. Wonderful scenery despite the rain!


Peter and Barbara Thane

A lovely week, our second stay at Ivy Cottage. It has everything you could need and is very clean and comfortable. Be back again. Thank you. This place is heaven, we want to live here – great pubs.


Wendy, Steve and Molly the dog.

Very comfortable place and patio a hit on sunny evenings. Weather mixed as expected and Marloes, Druidstone great as ever.


The Jones and the Walkers

Wonderful weather – saw the puffins today and choughs. Lovely cottage.


Matt, Julie, Ben and Harriet Lambon-Ralph and Elmo the dog.

We all had a fabulous holiday in a lovely cottage!


Hilary, John and Helen Bader

Another wonderful stay in Pembrokeshire & Ivy Cottage – it’s like a second home! Looking forward to next year already.


anon

Another lovely stay during half term hols, good weather, and fab food at the Castle pub, children welcome. Nice cosy cottage. Will be back!


Ann, Chris, Helen and baby Rebecca

Our second time for baby's first holiday. Where else would you take a 12 week old? Lovely. Thanks.


Ann, Pete, Joe Riddington

Great home base, comfy cottage - luckily no rain all week. Cottage lovely with comfy beds - the best one we have stayed in. Would like to stay again. A great cottage in a great location. Thank you.


Lovely cosy home. We had fab weather - T-shirts on beach in NOvember! All we needed - comfy beds also!


Weaver family

What a wonderful Christmas! It was really nice. There was a robin on The Point and he was really friendly. It's such a cosy house. It feels like we live here.


Sue, Fred, Rachel and Rosie.

A lovely time and a nice walk along the top cliffs and the walk from Broad Haven to here across the beach. The Castle's food is gorgeous.


Greg, Till and Daisy (cocker spaniel)

A beautiful week - sun shone, cottage lovely. Pembrokeshire never fails to be lovely. Thank you for allowing us to bring the dog!


Debbie, Philip, Charles and Amy Britton.

Lovely cottage. Nice and cosy. Great weather. Great view across the bay. Had a great holiday. We will be back next year.


Nicky, Mark,Hayley and Samantha Green

Our first stay at Ivy Cottage. Really lovely. Back to Little Haven for our 13th year - caught lots of mackerel off The Point. Lovely sunny week. Many thanks.


Susan, Andrew and Cassie Catteran and Maria Lee.

Lovely cottage. Spent a few afternoons in the garden. Great location - loved the beach walk to Broad Haven. Spectacular sunsets across the bay. Loved the fireside chairs in the dining room. Just the ticket for nodding off after a hard day's holidaying!


Jones Family

Another great week here - esp enjoyed the seal pups at the deer park.


Amy Britton

Lovely cottage nice and cosy lovely place to stay only a minute or two down to the beach.


Morse Glover Family

Another fantastic couple of weeks cottage, weather, surf and surroundings superb we all hope to return soon


Dave and Ann Dearon

yet again a very good holiday at Ivy Cottage. Found cottage clean tidy with everything needed for a good stay. Little Haven is a very nice village with good beach and better pub Hoe to return next year


Bader Family

Two weeks of wonderful weather - warm, sunny no rain! Saw dolphins on boat trip, puffins on Skomer, beautiful wild flowers, wonderful walks we'll be back


Morse Glover

What a lovely cottage. We had such a surprise to find a very well appointed place to stay. Lots of room, comfortable beds and beautiful suroundings.We have had wonderful weather and have enjoyed relaxing on the beaches.We hope to return again soon.


Jeanett Fisher

A wonderful place, beautiful suroundings, so much to do - what more could you want.


Roberts

Fantastic Cottage. Very peaceful, good location in lovely little town. Cottage very well equipped.Will come again.


Mrs Lambon-Ralph

This is a wonderful cottage. We had a fantastic week in a beautiful location. Cottage well-equipped and cared for. Thank you.


Clare Hodges & Mike Ahern

Fantastic cozy cottage. The weather has been excellent for the time of year so many long walks on the beaches, particularly Newgale. We hope to come back soon.


Victoria Reynolds & John Eaton

Great place! We've had a lovely holiday - particularly as we became engaged! Highly recommend Marloes Sands - whatever the weather. We hope to return here one day.


Linda, Mark, Rosie, Lyndon & Delyth

Fantastic cottage-everything we needed and more. Appreciated the games & books. Cottage lovely & clean and Little Haven is gorgeous. Thankyou. PS (from Rosie) A beautiful location, the beaches are gorgeous. There are lots of different activities to do.


Sarah & Brian Mullens

Fantastic cottage- absolutely everything we needed! This was our first holiday in Pembrokeshire and we'll definitely be back!


Dudley & Zoe

Fantastic few days - next time will make it longer. First time in a cottage- no need to stay in a hotel again!


Michelle & Toby

Fabulous cottage!I've been reading this book & all the comments asking for a shower-well the new shower is great!Brilliant extension to the cottage-really nicely done.So nice to find a homely plain & tasteful holiday cottage thats not full of chintzy ornaments.Kitchen is great-everything we needed.Perfect break in perfect cottage.


Ivy 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.


Approached via B road from Haverfordwest. All routes into the village involve a steep descent and narrow lanes. There is no parking at the cottage, although cars may stop to unload by the front door. There is a public car park in the village which is about 3 minutes walk away. There is 1 permit provided for 1 car Easter to October. Car park free at other times.

Main entrance involves a restricted height door and a shallow step from the road and a shallow step into the property over a weather strip. The rear entrance, accessed from a flat concrete area, has similar constraints, although the door is of normal height.

On the ground floor the cottage has three living rooms, a kitchen, utility area and shower room with sink and lavatory. There are two six inch steps from the kitchen into the extension which houses one of the living rooms, the shower room and the utility area. Access to the sink in the “galley-style” utility area is very restricted. The washing machine is more easily reached.

Compact, fitted kitchen has cooker with low-level oven, waist level grill/oven and ceramic hob. Controls are at the front of the cooker. There is a high-level fridge which starts at waist height above a three-drawer freezer. There is a microwave.

All rooms are well-lit.

Access to the upstairs bedrooms and bathroom is by a constricted dogs-leg flight of stairs. Since these rooms are partially in the roof, there is limited headroom and the bedroom doors are low on this floor.

TV/DVD and musical entertainment are all operated by remote. Radio and TV reception can be patchy. The cottage has Wifi.

Cottage phone accepts calls, but only emergency and freephone outgoing calls can be made. Mobile phone reception can be limited, depending on the phone supplier. If mobile phone access is vital, please ask your phone supplier about coverage.

Guide dog welcome.

Garden reached by a flight of irregular steep stone steps. The small garden and patio and other garden features are on the hillside above cottage roof height. There is a fenced drop into a bank. The area to the rear of the stone garden wall has been grassed to control weeds and should not be considered an accessible part of the garden.

A limited bus service runs from Broad Haven ( approx 20 minutes walk away) into Haverfordwest. From May - September the Puffin daily bus shuttle calls in the village on its way up and down the coast. In the winter this timetable is restricted.

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