Kiln House is a detached property situated by the side of the harbour, on the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, where there is plenty to see and do. A swim, a stroll around the harbour, watching the fishermen preparing to go out - and thats all before breakfast. Similarly, in the evening, to be able to relax and watch glorious sunsets either from indoors or outside on the terrace.
Kiln House has been designed to make full use of its sunny, sheltered position. All rooms, apart from two bedrooms, have glorious sea views with light and sunny aspects.
The garden terrace could be considered dangerous for toddlers.
Please ensure your read our access statement for this cottage in the tab above for more information, however if you are still unsure whether the property will be suitable for your needs, don't hesitate to call us on 01437 765 765 to discuss your specific requirements.
Ground Floor: Sitting room, kitchen/dining room, bathroom/overhead shower/whb/wc, utility room.
First Floor: Double room/4 ft wide bed, double room/kingsize bed, twin room, single room, shower room/whb/wc.
Heating: Open fire, convectors.
Electricity: , Coal & logs charged according to use. Oil for Aga: Free.
Parking: 1 car plus public car park.
Facilities: Aga cooker/hot water, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV/freesat, DVD player, music system, iPod dock, WiFi, garden furniture, barbecue. Storage for bikes, boards etc.
Dr Beynon's Bug Farm is one of the most unique and exciting attractions that Pembrokeshire has to offer, so much so that it won an award for Most Exciting Business at the 2016 Pembrokeshire Tourism Awards. Also a working farm and Scientific Research Centre, The Bug Farm is now a popular visitor's attraction. With a Tropical Bug Zoo and Bug Museum, a Bug Farm Trail and Walled Garden, and even an indoor play area in their Bug Barn, there is plenty to do and see! They host regular workshops and events as well as offering lectures, tours and bug handling with up-close sessions. The Bug Farm is a Visit Wales Quality Assured Visitor Attraction, having also won Best Start-Up of the Year at the 2016 FSB Worldpay Business Awards and won the 2015 Plantlife International Meadow Maker of the Year for Wales. Dr Sarah Beynon has been selected by the Welsh Government as an "emerging legend" to coincide with Wales' 2017 Year of Legends.
The Bug Farm is also home to the restaurant everyone is talking about, Grub Kitchen, which serves creative and delicious dishes where the ingredients are local conservation grade produce as well as edible insects - don't worry, there are a number of dishes available for those of you who don't fancy sampling bugs! The Grub Kitchen holds a Visit Wales Quality Cafe Award.
The Grub Kitchen is open from 12pm - 3.30pm during Bug Farm opening hours. On days when they are available, up-close sessions are available on the hour every hour between 11am and 4pm with a surcharge of £1 - please check prior to your visit.
Children must be supervised at all times and well behaved dogs are welcome on leads to the Bug Farm however certain areas are marked not suitable for dogs as it is still a working farm.
Experience some of the finest places the natural world has to offer with boat trips to Ramsey island, Skomer and Grassholm. Discover a magical island wilderness coupled with the fun and excitement of a true marine expedition. You will witness some of the most powerful currents in Britain, pass beneath some of the highest cliffs in Wales and see spectacular breeding colonies of thousands of nesting seabirds.
Dogs are welcomed providing they are happy on board and are not particularly verbal during the trip. The number of dogs permitted is limited per trip.
Enjoy a bank holiday weekend full of sea adventures at the St Davids Sea and Surf Kayak Festival. The weekend event will include a number of water-sports workshops (full day), evening talks and the opportunity to see and buy all kinds of kit. It is recommended to book workshops in advance, there are a range of kayaking sessions available for different abilities. See the website for full details: http://www.dragonactivityguides.co.uk/sea-and-surf-kayaking-symposium.php
The Preseli Beast is an off-road racing event, still a relatively new event. 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.
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!
Running from the event headquarters at Crug Glas Country House Hotel near St Davids, this event sees approximately 1500 cyclists take part in the sportive tour of Pembrokeshire. There are now four distance routes covering much of North Pembrokeshire taking you through Fishguard, Newport and Cardigan depending on the distance you take part in. It's a great event for athletes and supporters alike, children can even take part too! Please note, all riders under 17 must be accompanied by an adult.
The St Davids Cathedral Festival takes place across ten days with a range of classical and contemporary musical performances taking place in the beautiful setting of St Davids Cathedral. This event is a success year after year, and is definitely one not to be missed. Performers in the past have included the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, The Sixteen, Goodwick Brass Band. Haverfordwest Male Voice Choir and the Cambrian Consort of Viols. Performance times vary, please see www.stdavidscathedralfestival.co.uk for more information - tickets can be bought online.
The Fishguard Folk Festival, always guaranteed to be a fun weekend! With a number of concerts, performances, workshops and events taking place at various locations throughout Fishguard, there's plenty to choose from!
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.
Ramble from Broad Haven to Druidston and back with Friends of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park (FPCNP) on this 6 mile circular walk. The route takes you inland to Belmont before returning to the coast path for the rest of the journey. Spectacular views across St Brides Bay towards Skomer and Ramsey Islands are promised. Lunch will be a picnic along the way. Meet at 10.30am. To enquire about booking, call our Concierge Team on 01437 772758.
With two different distances available, you can either enter the Middle Distance event which is made up of a 1.2 mile swim, a 56 mile cycle and a 13.1 mile run; or the Sprint Distance which is made up of a 750m swim, a 13 mile cycle and a 4 mile run. Whether you're an athlete or a spectator, supporters line the streets creating an amazing atmosphere and energy which definitely makes this event a must-see!
Join Friends of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park (FPCNP) for a visit to the Valero Energy Oil Refinery near Pembroke. More details, date and time to be confirmed. To enquire about booking, please call our Concierge Team on 01437 772758.
With a packed weekend of music, literature, sport and food, Solva's Edge Festival makes the most of the local produce and events, and is a great weekend for all the family. The weekend hosts a Battle of the Bands, an open-water swim and a football tournament, plus there is a Beer and Cider festival throughout the weekend. There will also be a variety of stalls, literature talks, raffles and live music. There really is plenty going on this weekend! Please Note: There are no credit card facilities on site so please bring cash. Local shop/pubs offer cash back. See edgefestival.co.uk for more details
Pembrokeshire's County Show returns for another year! This annual event brings thousands of people to the Haverfordwest Showground each year. With a variety of crafts and stalls, there is also displays, exhibitions and performances to see! There is a whole host of agricultural machinery on display as well as livestock to see, a fair, and a number of horse and dog shows. Of course there is also plenty of opportunities to meet and greet with local businesses, as well as sampling some great local produce on offer in the food hall!
Milford Waterfront is hosting the Welsh heats of the British Street Food Awards this August. Head to the marina where you can sample tasters including dishes such as pasta, brisket, doughnuts and more! With up to fifteen traders competing, there is sure to be plenty of delicious food on offer. This family friendly event is ideal for foodies and has no entry fee. This event is running between midday and 10pm Saturday and Sunday.
Every August Bank Holiday, the harbour-town of Fishguard devotes its energy towards a fun-filled Aberjazz Music Festival. With a variety of performers at a number of locations throughout the weekend, this festival celebrates both jazz and blues music.
Discover the wonders of the Marloes peninsula in Autumn with a walk led by Friends of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park (FPCNP). This walk is five miles in length and will follow a route along the coast towards Deer Park allowing for fantastic views along the coast as well as the chance to spot early seal pups. The walk will begin at 10.30am from the National Trust car park in Marloes and finish at approx. 3.30pm. Please bring along a picnic for lunch. To enquire about booking, please call our Concierge Team on 01437 772758.
Enjoy a day out at the RWE Npower Pembroke Power Station alongside Friends of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park (FPCNP) where you can tour the station and discover how operations are carried out. Dates and times to be confirmed. To enquire about booking, please call our Concierge Team on 01437 772758.
Fishguard once again welcomes you to it's Annual New Year's Eve Street Party! With celebrations, live music and fireworks - it really is a fantastic party to celebrate the coming of the New Year! Refreshments are available on the street and in the surrounding pubs and restaurants. This event is free entry, donations are appreciated as any money given is then put towards next year's celebrations.
A perfect way to bring in the new year, Victoria Hall in Roch is hosting their annual New Years celebrations with a bonfire and fireworks. The event starts from 5pm onwards with the lighting of the bonfire, and refreshments are available in the hall throughout the evening. Admission to be paid upon entry.
Beautiful location, well designed accommodation, you could see the sea from the lounge and bedrooms, Great coastal walks with the dog. Enjoyed every day in the house, it was lovely we were shocked when we arrived how beautiful it was, Thank you
Had a wonderful time, 1st time for us. Lovely situation & well equipped house. Thank you. Felt very at home. Found the property lovely & clean.
Great location, fantastic long weekend. Welsh Grands Slam, a birthday celebration & Mother’s Day Great welcome in The Sloop, fab food in the Shed. We will definitely come back to stay in Porthgain again.
Great house, full of character Pip loved the Aga in her bedroom! The Sloop food & Welsh scrumpy cider were great Had a very relaxed week. The Shed take out fish & chips a godsend when I couldn’t be bothered to cook.. We will hopefully be back in future. Cheers.
It was a lovely time, no complaints.. I love the view was beautiful so lovely. The TV had great channels & choices It is great here as it is right next to loads of beaches & a great theme park Love it Thank you!
This is one of the best holiday cottages ever! I loved eating the crab & lobster & the Sloop Inn. Also I LOVED the beach because there are plenty of shells to collect & I have found a lobster leg & a crab claw. From Jasmine.
Really lovely house & so well equipped! Beautifully clean on our arrival. Have been visiting Porthgain for ?36 years & have always wanted to stay in this house & it was all we could have hoped for. Aga v welcome as it’s v cold for this time in May.Thank you for sharing this lovely house with us!
Lovely to be back again, weather was marvelous all week & house as lovely as every. Will be back.
Without doubt the most pleasant & comfortable &well situated accommodation we have stayed in this year.
So good to be back in this wonderful house. 28 years since our last visit!Well worth the wait despite the weather High winds & very heavy rain. So glad you replaced the windows!
An interesting week in our Porthgain favourite, Kiln House. A seal in the harbor & more in the bays. Some fine weather & a day & night of wild wind & rain – thank goodness for the new windows. A firework display in the harbour.
Comfortable & quirky cottage. The Aga was invaluable for drying clothes & walking boots….
Undoubtedly this house offers the best views in Porthgain combined with interesting topography. Comfortable accommodation. Saw 2 seal pups in the harbour Very enjoyable week ‘Probably the best views for washing up in the world’. Lovely time will miss that view, hope to return.
Back after a 10yr absence. Forgot how much we liked this cottage. Will miss the early morning walks with Leah. Wonderful area.
We’ve had a wonderful week. Weather forecast for the west was atrocious but the weather’s been fine, apart from Wednesday. We’ve managed to get out & have great walks every day! This is the 3rd or 4th time we’ve stayed at the Kiln & it never fails to deliver. We’ve been very comfortable & the Aga was great for keeping the dog warm, the clothes dry &was great for cooking too! Thank you for a great week. I am sure we will come again one day
An amazing place with wonderful views to sit and watch the world or the sea go by
The house was one of the best cottages that we have ever stayed in and my 7 yr old said the house was "mega cool". The cliff walks from the back door of Kiln House to Abereiddy were worth being here just for that but above all we felt at home here and enjoyed the impressive seaside views.
Excellent views and atmosphere. Very relaxing weekend. Accommodation felt right from the second we got here. Dogs enjoyed the freedom.
Wonderful wild weather - fantastic break. Cleared the Christmas cobwebs.
First visit to Kiln House, This is a perfet location - good food and good beer on the doorstep. I'm glad we decided to alter our weeks holiday so that we could stay at Kiln House. It lived up to all expectations.
16th year although first in October. Why have we waited this long to come in the Autumn?! Fantastic weather - very mild. Highlights included evening trip for stargazing, many great walks and of course The Sloop. Weather clear, harbour lovely, saw a seal come right in.
As great a place as ever - our 4th visit - updated bathrooms a great improvement
Lovely holiday, loved Porthgain and children really enjoyed the harbour. Great to find somewhere that takes dogs close to the sea.
Brilliant house, brilliant location, brilliant pub!! Porthgain is a really interesting place, especially watching the life in the harbour.
Our first (and not our last) visit to Kiln House. Will always remember finally seeing the house for real after only seeing pics online. Wow!!! An idyllic location - so many places to go and to see. Food in the Sloop was amazing. Will definitely be back.
Thank you for a brilliant week. It's a picture postcard house in real life. Very well equipped and lots of space.
How lovely to find Kiln House just as lovely, homely comfortable and unchanged from our visits 12 and more years ago. The new bathrooms and appliances much apreciated though. This house must have given so many people such pleasure over the years - long may it continue. Thank you.
First stay in Kiln House, although not the first time in Porthgain.Great house in stunning location-we will miss waking up to the sound of the sea, as well as the Aga! Walking out of the door onto the coastal path is wonderful.We had a great time and hope to come back.
13th visit to Kiln House but first at Easter-great to have it staying light later!Thanks for another excellent holiday, the house was perfect as usual and the setting even better!House great, the Sloop even better-if only the parents woudl learn to control their drinking!!
Idyllic setting, great walks, lovely house,excellent beaches, nice pubs.What more do you want?
Out of all the places I have been on holiday, this has to be one of my favourite places to go.My brother sister and I are hoping to buy the place when we are older and rich enough.I cant wait until the next time I come.Thank you very much for a wonderful time (Ruth 14yrs)
Wonderful house in stunning location-will miss the views and sound of the sea.Great walking from the door!Sloop and Shed both highly recommended.
Great cottage and the views from the sitting room window are wonderful;very warm and cosy.Love the aga
Lovely cottage with beautiful views.Enjoyed watching the porpoises and seals from the cliff which is only a short walk away.Hope to come again soon.Loved the round window in the second bedroom.
Excellent holiday yet again-weather fantastic.Porpoises and seals seen off St Davids Head.The annual treasure hunt around the village and fishing for crabs off the rocks and from the quay kept the children amused (well they are 20 and 21 now!)A perfect way to chill out from work and uni.Already looking forward to our next visit
Have always been told that May is the best time of year to come-having finally managed it, know that it is true! Fabulous weather-glorious coast path walks, the flowers have been unbelievable. Back in the summer.
Like the owners we have kept an eye on this place when visiting Portgain over the years-like it even more having stayed here.Top tip-catch the bus to Abercastle and walk back over the coast path and you will enjoy your beer at The Sloop even more...
First visit here,thoroughly enjoyed our week.Great house-loved the Aga;want one!Loved all the walks and the sunsets were amazing. Happy dog too!
A really relaxing week.Last week of the excellent bus service-we made use to Solva, Whitesands and St Justinians.House is looking very smart with redecoration and carpets.Will be back again
Had really good week;weather mixed but plenty to see and do as usual.Lots of laughs and large amounts of food
A lovely week! Some wonderful rough seas and good cliff walking.Food and hospitality at The Sloop fantastic.House comfortable and warm, location stunning
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