Kisongo

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Holiday Cottage in Newport

Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Pets
2
5
Kisongo

Kisongo has a real wow factor as well as being a cosy traditional cottage. A 10 minute walk from the beach and a short stroll to the shops and restaurants of Newport, it's perfectly located for your holiday.

The beautiful, open plan living space with stylish wood burner is comfortably furnished in warm rich browns and vibrant orange prints enhanced with the owners' own unique eye catching and unusual art work. The huge sofa in the living room makes it ideal to relax and unwind and the large oak dining table is perfect to enjoy leisurely family meals in this fantastic cottage base. Sleep in an elegant, feminine boudoir or a romantic four-poster with Japanese overtones. Stairs lead from the lounge to the other bedrooms above.

Patio doors from the lounge open onto a decked area and an enclosed orchard garden. A larger decked sitting out area is accessed through French doors from the kitchen/diner.

Kisongo really is a unique and special cottage, once tried never forgotten.

Pets are welcome, but please keep on lead to front of cottage in consideration of neighbours.

Ground Floor: Open plan lounge/kitchen/dining room, utility room, double room/4 poster bed, double room, bathroom/overhead shower/shower attachment/whb/wc.

First Floor: Twin room, double room/king size bed/ensuite shower room/whb/wc.

Heating: Gas central heating, wood burner.

Electricity: & Gas: £30 per week Oct - April, £20 per week May - Sept.

Parking: 3 spaces.

Facilities: Gas hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/drier, TV, DVD player, music system, WiFi, garden furniture.

Pets: 2. Pets welcome, but please keep on lead to front of cottage in consideration of neighbours.

Website: www.kisongo.co.uk


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2 + Double Beds
2 Baths/Showers
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Cot & Highchair Provided
DVD
Detached
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Enclosed Garden
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Full Central Heating
Garden Furniture
Has Parking
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Attractions near Kisongo

Newport Links Golf Club boasts a location of one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world. With its undulating fairways and postage stamp greens, this course was originally designed by James Braid (5 times Open Winner). Newport Links offers 18 of the most picturesque holes you could hope to play, and with lessons, a target range, club hire and buggy and trolley hire - it has everything you could possible need.
Only place in Wales where you can see candles dipped in their original way. Inger John provides a warm welcome to all visitors, who can see hand-dipped candles being made without any mechanical aids. Her candles are created with unique graded colours and with exotic scents including specially blended essential oils. The workshop is a real “Aladdin's Cave” packed with candles of all shapes and sizes. Most are made on the premises, and others are imported from all over the world. Also in stock are candlesticks of many types, snuffers, lanterns, oil burners, accessories, candle-making kits, and books of local interest.
Penlan Uchaf Gardens differs to most other gardens you might visit, as its landscaped gardens are set around an everyday working farm. With approximately three acres, Penlan Uchaf Gardens are situated in the heart of the Pembrokeshire National Park in North Pembrokeshire promising breathtaking views across the Preseli Hills.
Situated in North Pembrokeshire, Castell Henllys is an extraordinary day out for anyone interested in history. With a reconstructed Iron Age Hill fort, Castell Henllys is set in 26 acres of woodland on excavated remains from over 2000 years ago. Particularly interesting is the three large replica roundhouses, the granary and forge.
Dyffryn Fernant Garden is a six acre garden nestled in the Preseli Hills near Fishguard. With a bog garden, a fernary and courtyard full of exotic plants, this is the perfect place to go for a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of life. Stroll along the stream and take in sights of the wild marsh and ornamental grasses. Please note: Guide dogs only allowed in the gardens.
Ceibwr Bay
The Witches Cauldron, or Pwll-Y-Wrach to the Welsh, is a geological feature near to Ceibwr Bay which can be accessed only by either sea kayak or a good half an hour walk along the Coastal Path from Ceibwr Bay. A collapsed cave which gives stunning views to those walking and kayaking in the area, and lots of intricate tunnels seen only by kayakers. Access is denied during the autumn when seals gather to pup, and the walkers path is steep and narrow in parts.

Dyfed Shire Horse Farm, Eglwyswrw a tourist attraction at the foot of the Preseli Mountains. They are known internationally for breeding a shire horse called Major Mercury (aka Dyfed Celt) one of the household cavalry drum horses. There is plenty for the whole family to do, whatever the weather. Daily Timetable of activities including, Harnessing demonstrations, during which we will dress the horse in a working set of harness and explain the function and history of the harness, Horse and cart rides (Summer Holidays Only) Tractor ride around the working farm, Animal Feeding and Donkey Grooming. They also have an Indoor soft play area & Outdoor adventure area - Crazy Golf, Sand Shed and Skittles. Nature Trail with woodlands and hedgerows to explore and stunning views of the Preseli Mountains to enjoy.

Please Note: Dogs are welcomed but must be kept on leads and there is a small charge for their entry.

Learn all about the last British Invasion which occurred in February 1797 with a 30 metre award-winning tapestry at the library in Fishguard Town Hall. Added storyboards and artefacts are used to help guide your learning, and you can even learn all about the making of the tapestry in their audio visual room!
Cardigan
Falconry Wales, is a small company that offer Falconry experiences and displays across Wales. They offer a few different experience days. A great chance for you to get up close and personal with these beautiful creatures in their magnificent surroundings. You get chance to meet and handle the birds, which will give you the valuable opportunity to come accustomed to one another, and then the ultimate- flying a number of birds to your hand, and watching our raptors amaze you with their flying skills. Photography Workshop are also available. Please note: Advance bookings need to be make and some courses have a minimum party requirement.

Head to Fishguard's Town Hall every Saturday morning for the popular Farmer's Market where you'll have a chance to sample and buy a range of local produce such as eggs, cheeses, breads, jams and chutneys.

Please Note: Dogs are welcomed but please make sure to keep them under control at all times. 

 

Beaches near Kisongo

Newport
This large, picturesque horseshoe shaped bay is generally well protected from the winds and waves that pound much of the Pembrokeshire coastline. The historic town of Newport stands near the mouth of the River Nevern where there are 2 beaches - one on each side of the estuary. The Parrog is on the Southern side, and although this is the more sheltered beach, unpredictable currents make bathing dangerous. However, the area is rich in prehistoric sites, including Pentre Ifan burial chamber. To find the beach follow the signs from Newport and the A487. It is dog friendly all year round. 
Newport
A superb long stretch of beach with lots of room to play games and sail boats. The beach is backed by a popular golf course with club house. At low tide you can walk across the estuary to Newport Parrog, and the walk around the river bank through a bird sanctuary to the road bridge crossing is always enjoyable. Visitors should be careful of dangerous currents around the river. Nature has given Newport a spectacular setting of sea, castle and the towering Carn Ingli – at 1100-feet this makes for a wonderful view from the beach. Access to the beach is easy – no steps or cliffs.
Aberfforest
Aberfforest Beach is a small bay made up of a mixture of sand and shingle, situated between two majestic cliffs and just under two miles from the local villages of Newport and Dinas. 
Accessible via a long footpath, which leads along a wide farm track (follow Aberfforest signs) almost all the way to the beach, or alternatively along the Pembrokeshire Coast Path from Cwm Yr Eglwys, this beach is quiet and peaceful - perfect for a relaxing day by the seaside, a picnic or taking a few beautiful photographs.  
Aberfforest is a great beach for swimming and kayaking, and is a popular haunt for seals. 
A special little gem that you mustn’t miss out on, is the secret waterfall which is nestled in the wooded valley just behind the beach. It is definitely worth a visit.
Cwm Yr Eglwys
Cwm-yr-Eglwys is a petite, eye-catching cove popular with families, kayakers and sea swimmers. Overlooking the picturesque shingle and pebble beach are the remains of the 12th Century church of St Brynach's, which was destroyed during a fierce storm in 1859. To find Cwm-yr-Eglwys follow the narrow, twisting road off the A487 just to the east of Dinas Cross.
Pwllgwaelod
A small sandy beach with cliffs on either side means that the west facing Pwllgwaelod is unsuitable for most 'forces-of-nature' sports, however it is very handy for launching small boats and kayaks/canoes. There are low rocks on both sides to clamber over and numerous rockpools. The beach does however offer good views across Fishguard Bay to Fishguard Harbour and a short walk of a kilometre or so takes you across the southern end of Dinas Island to the beach at Cwm-yr-Eglwys.
Ceibwr Bay
Ceibwr is an attractive little bay, totally undeveloped and the haunt of shy seabirds and Grey Atlantic seals, with the nearby village of Moylegrove within walking distance. The cliff walking is high, craggy and awesomely beautiful whatever the weather or season. The cliffs show evidence of impressive forces at work circa 400 million years ago when Ceibwr was created - admire the elegant folds and scrolls in the rock face. The ruins of a fine Celtic fortress can be found on the northern cliff edge. The more romantic can envisage the smugglers taking advantage of such a remote spot along with the ideal locality of the cave on the beach. This area is for those seeking a quiet holiday near the amenities of Cardigan and Newport but away from the more popular sandy beaches and busy centres. There is a car park with toilets in Moylegrove and roadside parking closer to the cove with space for approx 20-25 vehicles.
Goodwick
Although the large sheltered harbour of Goodwick looks like an ideal flat water windsurfing location, the high cliffs surrounding it makes it a gusty venue in all but North Easterly winds and not really suited to any kind of 'forces-of-nature' sport. There's a promenade above the top of the beach and a long breakwater that you can walk along. Dolphins and basking sharks are occasionally seen off the beach as they swim round the harbour.
St Dogmaels
Near the mouth of the River Teifi, on the southern side opposite Cardigan, stands St Dogmaels. It is essentially a seafaring village, as examination of headstones in the churchyard will testify. The remains of an Abbey founded by Robert Fitz-Martin in the 12th century are worth a visit. Poppit Sands a little further down the estuary has a beautiful and extensive beach which denotes the start (or the end!) of the 186-mile Pembrokeshire Coast Path.
Poppit Sands
Poppit Sands is a sandy beach, backed with sand dunes at the mouth of the Teifi Estuary. It is the beginning, or end, of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path. The proximity of the beach to the town of Cardigan has made it a very popular venue for visitors, but bathers should be aware of dangerous currents and heed the warning signs and lifeguard flags. It is a blue flag bathing beach making it an ideal holiday location. Lifeguards patrol the beach between July and August from 10am to 6pm each day. Dog restrictions apply to a section of the beach between 1st May and 30th September, but the rest of the beach remains dog friendly. 
Aberbach Bay
This small and quiet beach is a neighbour to the larger Abermawr beach. Located only a 5 minute walk away from the roadside or no more than a 10 minute ramble along the cliff tops, around the top of Abermawr beach, Aberbach bay’s low tide reveals a beautiful canvas of golden sand, perfect for a picnic and building sandcastles with the children.
The nearest place to get refreshments would be in nearby Mathry, which has a great village pub that serves food.

 

Places To Drink near Kisongo

Newport
Cnapan's restaurant will instantly make you feel at home with its relaxing and friendly atmosphere. The food and drink menu celebrates local produce with Welsh beef and Preseli lamb (to name a few) being part and parcel of Cnapan's everyday menu. If you're looking to spoil yourselves with some quality food and drink, Cnapan is the place to go.
Llys Meddyg is a typical Georgian town house which has been transformed into a luxurious place to visit. The food and drink options range from the more elegant fine-dining menus to family friendly menus, as well as offering seasonal menus throughout the year.
Newport
The Golden Lion makes the most of the local produce available, with Welsh beef and freshly caught seafood on their doorstep, you're guaranteed to be impressed by their menu. Specials vary according to seasonal produce.
Morawelon is Camping and Caravanning site with a on-site restaurant providing campers and visitors with delicious hot and cold food. A waterfront location with extensive views across Newport Bay and Morfa Head. Its family-run,so you can be sure of great service and top quality cooking from healthy and tasty ingredients. A superb range of teas, coffees and pastries also available all day, with a fully licensed bar. With it's constantly changing menu, and a wide selection of home-cooked food they can cater for everyone's needs.
Nevern
The Trewern Arms and hotel is a 16th century building, situated astride the banks of the River Nevern. It's a typical cosy country pub with stone walls and original beams. This riverside pub is situated in the Valley of Nevern making it a rather rural and secluded pub, with fishing off the river just across the road and popular woodland walks nearby. Food varies from pizza to burgers, from steak to fish - all made with local produce.
Felindre Farchog
Originally established in the 16th Century, The Salutation Inn brings together a mix of modern and traditional with a welcoming atmosphere. Their lounge bar serves typical bar snacks whilst their restaurant serves three course meals and is also available for private functions.
The Freemasons Arms is on the main road at Dinas, conveniently situated across from a car park. This pub offers a range of ales and meals at both lunchtime and in the evening. They have a beer garden, with a darts and pool room separate from the bar.
Fishguard
Barfive is to be found in a Grade 2 listed four storey Georgian town house. The bar is spread over three floors and has a variety of areas in which you can eat drink chat and relax. Recently refurbishment with a contemporary and traditional design offering a wide range of drinks and cocktails complimented by a wonderful casual dining offer. Please note: They are unable to accommodate large groups or “Stag” parties, unless by prior arrangement. Dogs welcome on the outside terrace area only.

Head to Fishguard's Town Hall every Saturday morning for the popular Farmer's Market where you'll have a chance to sample and buy a range of local produce such as eggs, cheeses, breads, jams and chutneys.

Please Note: Dogs are welcomed but please make sure to keep them under control at all times. 

Fishguard
Peppers strives to have a creative and unique food and drinks menu showcasing lots of local produce in their dishes. In addition to their restaurant, Peppers hosts live music nights with jazz, classical, and folk music performed for all to hear, as well as holding exhibitions in their art gallery. Please Note: There is no set Children's Menu but Children's Portions are available. Vegan food is not available.

 

Places To Eat near Kisongo

Newport
Cnapan's restaurant will instantly make you feel at home with its relaxing and friendly atmosphere. The food and drink menu celebrates local produce with Welsh beef and Preseli lamb (to name a few) being part and parcel of Cnapan's everyday menu. If you're looking to spoil yourselves with some quality food and drink, Cnapan is the place to go.
Llys Meddyg is a typical Georgian town house which has been transformed into a luxurious place to visit. The food and drink options range from the more elegant fine-dining menus to family friendly menus, as well as offering seasonal menus throughout the year.
Newport
The Golden Lion makes the most of the local produce available, with Welsh beef and freshly caught seafood on their doorstep, you're guaranteed to be impressed by their menu. Specials vary according to seasonal produce.
Morawelon is Camping and Caravanning site with a on-site restaurant providing campers and visitors with delicious hot and cold food. A waterfront location with extensive views across Newport Bay and Morfa Head. Its family-run,so you can be sure of great service and top quality cooking from healthy and tasty ingredients. A superb range of teas, coffees and pastries also available all day, with a fully licensed bar. With it's constantly changing menu, and a wide selection of home-cooked food they can cater for everyone's needs.
Nevern
The Trewern Arms and hotel is a 16th century building, situated astride the banks of the River Nevern. It's a typical cosy country pub with stone walls and original beams. This riverside pub is situated in the Valley of Nevern making it a rather rural and secluded pub, with fishing off the river just across the road and popular woodland walks nearby. Food varies from pizza to burgers, from steak to fish - all made with local produce.
A family run club house that dates back to the late 13th century and offers home made meals, traditional Sunday lunches and refreshing drinks including locally brewed ales. The Country Club is a tranquil park which has an abundance of trees, flowers shrubs and gardens which are maintained to a very high standard. The sea views from the park take in the beautiful landscape of Dinas Head and look north all the way to the Llyn Peninsula on a clear day. Please Note: Table bookings are advisable.
Felindre Farchog
Originally established in the 16th Century, The Salutation Inn brings together a mix of modern and traditional with a welcoming atmosphere. Their lounge bar serves typical bar snacks whilst their restaurant serves three course meals and is also available for private functions.
The Freemasons Arms is on the main road at Dinas, conveniently situated across from a car park. This pub offers a range of ales and meals at both lunchtime and in the evening. They have a beer garden, with a darts and pool room separate from the bar.

Tucked away in the heart of Pembrokeshire is a peace and tranquil restaurant. As well as us letting their 14 self-catering cottages the la carte restaurant is open to residents and non-residents alike for lunches, Sunday carvery, evening bar or restaurant meals. They also serve afternoon teas. The restaurant offers a frequently changing menu that is designed & prepared using the finest local produce. Selecting their meat from local butchers, cheese lovingly produced by Pant Mawr in Rosebush and locally grown seasonal vegetables. you will be sure to true taste and reflection of West Wales!



Pwllgwaelod
Formerly the Sailors Safety, this pub/restaurant dates from 1593. It is named for the light it once kept burning as a guide to ships. Set in a beautiful location where you can view spectacular sunsets, The Old Sailors restaurant stands on the beachside at Pwllgwaelod. A wide selection of local seafood is on the menu daily, with the local crab and lobster a must for all seafood lovers. For those with a more traditional taste there is a fantastic homemade Steak & Ale pie. A fine selection of local beers and fine wines available.

 

Events near Kisongo

West Wales Wool Show

Saturday 08 October 2016

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. The 2016 show will be kindly sponsored by Emily’s Funky Knits in conjunction with Amroth Bay Holidays and by Esgair Fibres.

Pembrokeshire Sea Kayaking Festival

Saturday 22 October 2016 - Monday 24 October 2016

The first of its kind in Pembrokeshire. Explore and discover Pembrokeshires offshore islands with secluded beaches and exposed headlands, famous tide races and the best surf beaches as well as safe, sheltered, secluded bays. And if you do know about Pembrokeshire then you’ll know it’s the best sea kayaking in Wales, possibly even the world! October is also pupping season for Atlantic Grey Seals and Pembrokeshire is home to more of them than anywhere else in the northern hemisphere. There will be something for all kayakers looking to get out onto the sea, from beginners to experts! Please Note: For tickets and an in depth look at specific kayaking activities and the weekends itinerary please visit their website. http://www.pembrokeshireseakayakfestival.com/ or call 01348 670357.

Spooky Halloween Hoots at Folly Farm

Saturday 22 October 2016 - Sunday 30 October 2016

Something spooky is going on this week at Folly Farm. Bring your little monsters to Folly Farm,It's going to be wicked! They have creepy pet handling, freaky face painting and spooky prize trails and card hunts. So, if you'd like to hold a rat or cuddle a cockroach, they are heading to the dark side for the whole of our local half term holiday - 22-30 October. All the Halloween activities are included in the entrance price. Please note: There's is a charge for freaky face painting, which is £3 per face.

Halloween Freaky Fun Days

Tuesday 25 October 2016 - Saturday 29 October 2016

Come and have fun at Picton Castle with special Halloween Freaky Fun Days! Join them for a tour of the Haunted Castle and have lots of ghoulish fun or hunt for monsters in the Gardens or do Halloween craft in the small gallery. Great fun for all the family! Please Note: Normal entry will apply.

Haunted Henllys

Wednesday 26 October 2016

Are you brave enough to meet the ghosts and spirits of those who lived at Castell Henllys over 2,000 years ago? Keep your eyes, and ears, open!  Who knows who ,or what, may be lurking in the woods! Not for the faint hearted!! £1 per activity plus admission. 

Fishguard Autumn Festival

Wednesday 26 October 2016 - Sunday 30 October 2016

With fancy dress competitions, crafts, live music and various family fun activities, this is one event not to missed. Head to Goodwick on the 28th for their fireworks display where there will be firespinners and their ever-popular Cawl Crawl challenge is making a return to the 29th October!

Wizards & Witches

Thursday 27 October 2016

A fun day out at Castell Henllys for all little witches and wizards. Make crafts, have your face painted and collect ingredients to make a concotion to cast your spell! Free entry for every child in witch or wizard fancy dress! Only £1 per activity.

Stargazing at Castell Henllys

Friday 28 October 2016

Head to Castell Henllys this October to learn all about the night's skies. Astronomers will lead talks, experts will teach you all about the various constellations, and you can even learn all about how to take your own pictures of the night skies. The event runs from 7pm until 10.30pm, and refreshments will be available in the cafe. For more information and/or to book tickets, please call 01239 891319.

Family Fun and Fireworks

Friday 28 October 2016

Fishguard’s Autumn Festival will be holding a ‘Family fun and Fireworks’. Pembrokeshire Firespinners will be at the event this year as well as many other fun activities.

RFC Firework Display

Friday 04 November 2016

Come and join the annual Firework Display and fun held at at Haverfordwest Rugby Club. Tickets are available on the gates - Adults £3.00 Children £2.00

Trewern Arms, Nevern Bonfire & Fireworks Night

Saturday 05 November 2016

Come along to Trewern Arms for Fireworks and to celebrate Bonfire night. Enter into the Best-dressed Guy Fawkes' competition. Enjoy a glass of something warming and a pork roll before the fireworks display later on that evening.

Santa's Grotto at Folly Farm

Saturday 05 November 2016 - Sunday 18 December 2016

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

Frost Fayre

Monday 14 November 2016 - Tuesday 15 November 2016

Scolton Manor opens it's doors this winter to welcome visitors for their annual winter Frost Fayre. With a selection of craft and food stalls, this fayre is a great way to get into the festive spirit! On offer will be a whole selection of delicious treats and gifts, plus there will be the opportunity to sample refreshments. 

Victorian Christmas Fair at Picton Castle

Saturday 19 November 2016

Come along and soak up the wonderful Christmas atmosphere at the Victorian Christmas Fair at Picton Castle. which is transformed into a magical Christmas shopper’s paradise. With over 50 stalls packed full of gorgeous gifts which line the corridors and staterooms of its 13th Century Castle and surrounding buildings within its Courtyard, not to mention the Food Hall. Local handmade gifts, from beautifully handmade wooden toys and crafted candles, to tasty cheeses, funky jewellery and ceramics you’ll be able to find something for everyone on your Christmas gift list. Stalls will be both inside and outside in the Courtyard, so whatever the weather, you can browse at your leisure! Admission Prices- Adults  £7.00, Seniors £6.00 Children  £4.00 Under 5’s : Free. Entry Prices include free glass of ‘something seasonal and spicy’!

Christmas Fair at Castell Henllys

Sunday 27 November 2016

Come and join in at Castell Henllys Christmas Fair with stalls brimming with gifts & goodies. The perfect opportunity to to buy those special presents. Meet Santa or one of his elves and enjoy a cuppa and a mince pie.

Narberth Winter Carnival

Saturday 10 December 2016

A real festive treat for all the family, Narberth's Winter Carnival is back for another year! With a Christmas market and live entertainment, this is a great way to get into the festive spirit!

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

Saturday 10 December 2016

This wonderful event has always been popular at Picton Castle and it will really get you into the festive spirit as you make your very own personalised Christmas Wreath with their in-house florist, Elsa Sharp. All you need to bring are gloves. apron and secateurs – all other materials are supplied. Why not take an afternoon for yourself and come and join in! The cost of the afternoon workshop will include a seasonally warming glass of mulled wine or spiced apple juice and a mince pie. Please note. Limited space. You can book your place by calling: 01437 751326.

Cardigan Theatre Pantomime: Peter Panto

Saturday 17 December 2016 - Friday 30 December 2016

Head to Theatre Mwldan this Christmas and see the ever-popular tale of Peter Pan in panto! In traditional pantomime style, this classic tale will star the Peter Pan, Captain Hook, Tinkerbell, Wendy, Michael and John. Of course, no production of Peter Pan would be complete without an appearance from some Indians, mermaids and the Lost Boys! This production comes to you from the Cardigan Theatre amateur dramatics group. Admission tickets start at £7 per person, booking is advised.

New Year's Eve Street Party

Saturday 31 December 2016

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 Years Day Bonfire & Fireworks

Sunday 01 January 2017

A perfect way to bring in the new year, Victoria Hall in Roch is hosting their annual New Years celebrations with a bonfire and fireworks. The event starts from 5pm onwards with the lighting of the bonfire, and refreshments are available in the hall throughout the evening. Admission to be paid upon entry.

Easter Egg Trail at Picton Castle

Monday 10 April 2017 - Monday 17 April 2017

A firm favourite with our regular visitors, Picton Castle's Easter Egg Trail for children is a self-guided scamper through fabulous woodlands as they burst into bloom. Collect your leaflet at the Ticket Office and follow the trail – you will find clues along the way! When you have finished, pop into the Gift Shop to collect your prize. It's a great way for the whole family to enjoy the woodlands as masses of Rhododendrons, Azaleas and Magnolias come into flower. While the kids rush around in search of clues, the ‘grown-ups' can enjoy the magnificent colours and scents. After the walk, what better reward than a nice warming cup of hot chocolate with cream and a homemade cake in the Courtyard Restaurant, or perhaps make it a lunchtime visit and enjoy the Spanish dish of the day with a glass of wine or beer! Normal Entry Fees apply with a £1.00 charge for the Easter Egg Trail Telephone: 01437 751326 Email: info@pictoncastle.co.uk

Easter Eggstravaganza

Monday 17 April 2017

Come and join the Easter fun at Scolton Manor with Easter Quizzes and Easter trail around the grounds, Free with entry to the Manor. Work out the clues to win a prize.£1.00 per child

Ocean Lava Wales

Saturday 29 July 2017

With two different distances available, you can either enter the Middle Distance Ocean Lava event which is made up of a 1.2 mile swim, a 56 mile cycle and a 13.1 mile run; or the Wales Triathlon Sprint Distance which is made up of a 750m swim, a 13 mile cycle and a 4 mile run. Whether you're an athlete or a spectator, supporters line the streets creating an amazing atmosphere and energy which definitely makes this event a must-see!

 

Historic Places near Kisongo

Newport
Nestled in the heart of Pembrokeshire coast, this cromlech is topped with a 15 ton capstone making it an incredible sight to see. Full of history, this area is where the original Stonehenge bluestones originated. It dates back to the Neolithic era. Please Note: Assistance Dogs only. There is limited parking nearby.
Situated in North Pembrokeshire, Castell Henllys is an extraordinary day out for anyone interested in history. With a reconstructed Iron Age Hill fort, Castell Henllys is set in 26 acres of woodland on excavated remains from over 2000 years ago. Particularly interesting is the three large replica roundhouses, the granary and forge.
Learn all about the last British Invasion which occurred in February 1797 with a 30 metre award-winning tapestry at the library in Fishguard Town Hall. Added storyboards and artefacts are used to help guide your learning, and you can even learn all about the making of the tapestry in their audio visual room!
Cardigan
Set in the Eastern Preselis, Foel Drygarn (also known as Foel Trigarn) can only be accessed via a footpath, however there is nearby parking. It is the remains of a large Iron Age Hill-fort covering almost 4 hectacres, with three defended enclosures, and three large cairns each three metres in height. Historians state that it is likely to have been a heavily populated fortified village which was built sometime between 650BC and 100AD.
St. Dogmael's Abbey was founded on the banks of the River Teifi in 1115 for Tironian Monks, before being given the status of Abbey in 1120. Fortunately there are extensive remains to visit today, original 15th Century floor tiles can still be seen along the nave of which the west and north walls stand nearly to their original height. The Coach House is set in the surroundings of the Abbey ruins, and is now home to a museum and visitor centre where they have a collection of carved stones that were once part of the abbey on display.
St Dogmaels
Adjacent to St. Dogmaels Abbey and alongside a mill pond, this is one of the last working water mills in Wales which produces a range of stoneground flour.
Cardigan
Cardigan Castle is a magnificent castle which boasts some 900 years of history. It was once captured by Rhys ap Gruffudd who hosted an Eisteddfod, has been visited by King Edward I and Henry Tudor, it has been subject to burning leaving it partially demolished, before being purchased by Ceredigion County Council in 2003 and undertaking serious renovations enabling it to open its doors to the public as a heritage attraction in 2015.
Cardigan
Cilgerran Castle is situated in a stunning location overlooking the Teifi with two massive round towers still standing today. This was first established by the Normans as a ringwork castle and is approximately 800 years old. Entry to this castle is free during the winter months, and is free all year round to National Trust Members and the disabled. Please Note: Dogs must be kept on leads.
Strumble lighthouse, erected in 1908, is actually situated on the small island of Ynsmeicel, reached by a small footbridge on the North West tip of Pembrokeshire, 5 miles west of Fishguard. The circular stone tower is 55ft high and still contains the original lantern. Please Note: The Lighthouse is automated so unfortunately there isn't any access onto the island.
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.

 

Customer Reviews of Kisongo

Barbara, Richard and family

Once again a lovely week in Kisongo. This is our 3rd stay here and hope to return again. Thanks for the wine


Al and Chris

Beautiful, peaceful, well equipped and very clean - absolutely perfect - we will be back!


hazel and Trev Adams

One of the best cottages we have stayed at. Quality, fantastic atmosphere, ideal location for coastal walks etc. All good things, ran out of time! Will need to return.


Elgood Family

A fabulous house with excellent decor + fantastic facilities. It is clear a lot of thought has gone into this property. Idealy located for town and the beach. A great place to return to at the end of a day out. Would love to come back. Thanks


Roper Family

Kisongo has a serious WOW factor. A fascinating and comfortable holiday home in a beautiful location.


Jones Family

Thank you for such a wonderful stay. The cottage is inspirational and i am sure we will return soon.


Mary, Phillip and Alexander

We have had a wonderful winter break in this beautiful house. We loved the light and space and felt very much at home.


Kisongo 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.


The property is approached via an A-road, the cottage is accessed along a short gravel lane. There is parking space for a maximum of 3 cars.

The main entrance is accessible via a flat slate path. There are two alternative entrances to the property. The first is through the wooden side gate located to the left of the front door, into an enclosed garden area, across a lawn, up one step onto the decked area and up another step into the lounge or kitchen. The second entrance is at the rear of the property through the 4ft wide wooden gate to the right of the front door, across the lawn and up 2 steps along a decking pathway and up another step through the back door or patio doors.

The lounge/kitchen/dining room is one complete open plan area. The oven in the kitchen is at a low level. The bathroom on the ground floor has a 900mm wide door. The utility room has a washing machine adjoining. The stairs in the lounge lead to the gallery landing and two bedrooms. Well-lit living space.

TV and some additional entertainment equipment each have a remote control. The whole house is fully double-glazed with decked eating out area through kitchen double doors. Lounge sliding patio doors lead to decking at rear.

External lighting system to front and side of property all automatically activated at dusk.

There is a small compact garden with apple trees and lawned area at the rear of the cottage and an enclosed lawned area at front. The property is fully enclosed.

The cottage is within walking distance of the village with all facilities available including public transport.

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