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.
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.
Why not go and experience a Christmas Fayre to remember at Castell Henllys! With a variety of stalls selling many Christmas gifts and festivities as well as mulled wine and mince pies available in the cafe. Try some roasted chestnuts and even visit Santa and his elf in his grotto. Children can enjoy activities with the Christmas fairy and listen to stories in the roundhouse.Entry is free - normal entry applies to the rest of the site.
Why not celebrate the festive season at Vincent Davies on their magical Elf Express every weekend and Thursday in December.Tickets are £19.99 per person and includes a £10 discount for group bookings of 6 or more. The ticket includes a drink on arrival, festive fun gifts & goodies, meet and greet with Santa and his elves and a Christmas buffet. For Tickets please visit Vincent Davies directly or download one of their booking forms here http://www.vincentdavies.co.uk/event/elf-express-experience/.
The perfect opportunity to stock up before Christmas! Buy local products, craft, art and lots of other goodies, then call into the café for mulled wine and mince pies. Santa will also be here, sitting snugly in his grotto waiting to meet the children. Free admission to the market. To visit Santa £2 per child.
Picton Castle will be holding a magical Christmas tour through their festive decorated castle! Children will be able to meet Santa himself and of course he will have gifts for every child ready for the well behaved ones that is! As Santas mythical companion Krumpus will be hiding in the castle letting Santa know who has been naughty or nice! Children will also be able to have a go at ones of the craft workshops, mulled wine and spiced apple juice will also be available. Opening times will be 10am - 5pm and tickets are £15 per adult and £12 per child, unders 5s go free. Alterntaively you can purhcase a family ticket ( 2 adults, 2 children) for £49.00. Tour times are to be confirmed.
The Pembrokeshire Agricultural Society Christmas Fayre will be happening at the brithdir hall at the county show grounds. The Fayre will begin at 10am and end with a carol concert at 7pm. The Fayre will contain food and festive demonstrations, food stalls, gift and craft stalls, santas grotto, choirs and you will even receive complimentary mulled wine and a mince pie on arrival. Tickets are £2.50 and free for under 12s. For more information please contact 01437 764331.
This year's Torch Theatre Pantomime is Dick Whittington, the story of a young boy and his cat who journey to London overcoming a wealth of adventures along the way. Written and directed by the Torch's own Peter Doran, this play guarantees a couple of hours filled with fun and laughter. There will be a relaxed performance at 6.30pm on Monday 18th December, specially adapted for those with Autism and other learning disabilities. A British Sign Language performance will take place at 6.30pm on Thursday 21st December. Tickets start at £16 for children and concessions, full tickets are £18 and family tickets are available at £57.To book tickets and/or for more information, please see the website: http://www.torchtheatre.co.uk/dick-whittington-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.
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.
The ever-popular Eagles tribute band, Talon, are paying a visit to Milford's Torch Theatre for what is sure to be another sell-out performance. The seven piece band have become one of the UK's most successful touring shows and guarantees to include those greatest hits such as "Hotel California", "Life in the Fast Lane" and "One of these Nights".
Swansea City Opera brings their 2018 production, The Barber of Seville, to Milford Haven's Torch Theatre this February. Rossini's famous opera promises the comical telling of a love triangle between Count Almaviva, Rosina and Doctor Bartolo, with added adventures from the town barber, Figaro. Concession tickets cost £18 whilst full tickets cost £19.50
The Torch Theatre Company is proud to present their latest production, The Wood. Directed by Peter Doran, the play follows the lives of two young soldiers who fight alongside each other in Mametz Wood during the First World War. Inspired by a true story, this play was written by Owen Thomas (writer of the award-winning Grav) in commemoration of the centenary of the end of the First World War. Tickets cost £8.50 for under 26's, £13 for concessions and £15 for full tickets.
The Milford Haven Amateur Operatic Society are putting on a show! This year's production is the classic Annie Get Your Gun, the story of country girl Annie Oakley who falls in love with with rifleman Frank Butler after she's made star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
This award-winning Torch Theatre Company production returns home in 2018. This one-man play sees Gareth J Bale take on the role of Welsh icon Ray Gravell who is known for his performances on the rugby field. Grav tells the story of the man behind the legend before he died in 2007, at the age of 56.
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!
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.
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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