Minim Cottage

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Holiday Cottage in Saundersfoot

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Minim Cottage

A pretty semi-detached house only a short downhill walk to Saundersfoot beach and set on a quiet lane just above the heart of this popular harbour village.

Minim Cottage enjoys panoramic views over the bay and harbour. Furnished in a charming mix of modern and Victorian pieces with the spacious lounge/diner leading to a galley style kitchen then to the side a small, enclosed lawn and raised paved patio area - perfect to relax and soak up the view. Or retire to the cosy and comfortable bedrooms with traditional wooden floors, in the master bedroom you can enjoy a morning coffee and watch the sun sparkle on the sea.

Conveniently located, there are a number of pubs and restaurants to try in Saundersfoot as well as a well stocked Spar and other shops. Wander the beautiful sandy beaches and picturesque harbour or why not try your hand at the variety of watersports on offer. The bustling town of Tenby is only a 10 minute drive away and for those feeling energetic can be reached via the scenic Pembrokeshire Coastal Path. In the other direction lie the smaller sandy beaches and villages at Wiseman's Bridge and Amroth.

Once you have stayed you will only want to return. Please note that the front lawn is shared.


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: Hall, lounge/diner, kitchen, shower room/whb/wc. Utility room in outhouse/whb/wc.

First Floor: Double room, twin room, bathroom/whb/wc.

Heating: Gas central heating, electric 'wood burner style' fire.

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

Parking: 2 spaces on shared drive.

Facilities: Electric oven and electric hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, 2 TVs, DVD player, WiFi, garden furniture.

Pets: No.

Website: www.minimcottage.co.uk


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2 Baths/Showers
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Full Central Heating
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No Smoking
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Attractions near Minim Cottage

The Good Trails is a Stand-up Paddleboarding school who are based in Saundersfoot and operate from Coppet Hall beach. Discover Pembrokeshire’s stunning coastal views and go deep into the Estuary with an experienced Stand-up Paddleboard instructor. All lessons are held in calm waters. It’s a fun and enjoyable way of discovering places that are only accessible from the water. Plus it is a sociable sport that can be enjoyed by the whole family or anyone from a group with different abilities. Shorty wet-suits & buoyancy aids are included. You can either book lessons or just hire the equipment. For advance bookings please visit their website or pop by into the shed at the far end of Coppet Hall Beach. Suitable for aged 8 years and above. 




Stepaside Ironworks originally opened in 1849, obtaining ore from the Amroth area and was transported by Saundersfoot railway. The Ironworks are now very much a ruins nowadays with the Engine Blasting House and the Casting House being more well-preserved.

A seafront Bar&Grill located overlooking Amroth beach. Tom and Jack and the crew have taken over and transformed "the old cartwheel" and have given it a new identity. There are a huge number of features including an artificial campfire, a prison cage, a 2-storey pirate, A pirate ship moored to a jetty featuring a slide, wheel, mast, and sail Fort, A shipwreck covered in climb nets, a crow’s nest and Rope bridge. Smugglers is a new, themed, family restaurant and Pirates adventure play area. A great family friendly atmosphere with good quality food, which offers a warm welcome all year round. 


Tenby Lifeboat Station is currently operated by the RNLI, and has two lifeboats - one a Tamar Class All Weather Lifeboat and another, a D Class Inshore Lifeboat. Tenby's Lifeboat Station is open to the public all year around, with a chance to take a look at the history of the station and the crews which worked there. You will also be able to spot the old lifeboat station (with the red roof) situated alongside the new - the old is not open to the public, however it is still interesting to view from the outside.
A beautiful peaceful setting for woodland walks and strolls around walled gardens. Colby Woodland Gardens is home to a host of wildlife including bats, dippers, otters and butterflies. Take the children along with a picnic, and let them built dens, play on rope swings and go pond dipping. Please note: Dogs on leads are allowed in gardens only.

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

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

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

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

Llewellyn's Gallery is a photographic gallery showcasing the work and fine art photographer Gary Llewellyn. The Gallery is run by Gary himself with a little help from his father Ken, who both can offer a fascinating insight into his photographic world. The gallery display framed, unframed and mounted Limited Edition prints, an exclusive selection of greetings cards and the very latest of Gary's work. Framing service for all work purchased at the Gallery is also available.

These 90 minute fishing trips are great fun for all the family! Head to the booking office at Tenby Harbour to book these great fishing trips - ideal for beginners, children and adults of all ages! The trip takes you out on the "Summertime" boat leaving Tenby harbour and travelling out to the sheltered waters between Tenby and Caldey Island, only approximately a twenty minute journey. Once you reach sheltered waters, Skipper John will give you a brief demonstration on how to use the equipment (all supplied) before you get your very own chance to cast off! You'll learn all the much-needed skills to successfully and correctly fish including how to string your catch! The best bit, whatever you catch you get to keep!

These trips are dog friendly and pushchair friendly. You will need to dress warm and we recommend you take along a camera! Please note, minimum numbers of 6 to 8 are required for these trips to run.

Situated right on the award winning Castle Beach and are open all year round to the public. If new to climbing they offer instructor led sessions both on the wall and out on some of Pembrokeshire's beautiful coastal cliffs. It is great fun for kids (age 6+), adults, and groups. They also do birthday climbing parties. Already a competent climber, all you need to do is register and you can use the walls on a pay as you go basis.

Please Note: Equipment Hire. 1st item £2, then only £1 for additional items. Helmets are FREE. Annual Membership also available.

 

Beaches near Minim Cottage

Saundersfoot

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

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

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


Amroth

Amroth is a charming coastal village where time seems to have stood still. The long and sandy beach is peppered by a series of groynes that help protect the village from winter storms. The Western side of the beach, marks the beginning of the spectacular Pembrokeshire Coast Path, which winds its way for 186 miles past each of the splendid coves, beaches and cliffs of the Pembrokeshire National Park.
Parking and facilities at Amroth are both good.
Tenby North Beach consists of a sweep of golden sand, with occasional rocks dotting the beach, including the prominent Goscar Rock. The harbour and castle are at the southern end of the beach which is well sheltered from the prevailing winds. North beach is very popular with families with plenty of space for beach games. Dog restrictions are put in place between 1st May and 30th September, banning dogs from North Beach. 
The mile long stretch of flat, golden sand that is Tenby South Beach is a firm favourite with holidaymakers. Plenty of space for a game of beach cricket or football as well as chasing a Frisbee! The beach is also popular with water sports enthusiasts as it is more exposed than Tenby North beach, it offers better surfing, windsurfing and kite-surfing conditions. Dog restrictions apply below the cliffs, east of the beach car park, between the 1st May and 30th September.
Penally
Penally beach is a large sandy beach, at the far end of Tenby's South Beach. The beach gives direct access to Coastal Path, taking you up to Giltar Point where the path continues towards Lydstep and beyond. Access to the beach is via a pathway from the car park near the train station, through the golf course and dunes. There are fantastic views of Caldey Island from Penally.
Priory Bay beach is a gorgeous beach on Caldey Island. Access to the island is by boat from either Tenby Harbour or Castle beach depending on the tides. The boats run between Easter and the end of October - Monday to Friday and Saturday during June, July, August, however the island is closed on Sunday. Its is a wonderful beach for families with plenty of space to run around, build sand castles and the perfect spot for a picnic. Dogs are welcomed on the island but must be kept on leads at all times.
Lydstep Haven is a picturesque village with a sand and shingle beach, located just over 3 miles from Tenby on the Pembrokeshire coast. It is very popular with swimmers and water sports enthusiasts and there is a great view of Caldey Island from the beach.
Skrinkle Haven beach is a sandy/shingly cove between Old Castle Head and Lydstep Point, 1 mile south-east of Manorbier village. Skrinkle Haven is accessed via its neighbour, Church Doors which is a little cove with two high-arched caves in the cliffs which resemble the doors of a church. The two coves are separated by a tall thin limestone ridge. At low tide it is possible to walk around the ridge, but only for a short period of time. There is also a narrow cave linking the two coves - care is needed as the cave is slippery and one end is in a rock pool. Access to Church Doors is via 140 metal steps.
Manorbier
One of the prettiest beaches in Pembrokeshire, overlooked by the impressive medieval Manorbier Castle and the 12th century church. The beach itself is sandy, with rocks and rockpools at either end and a pebble bank along the high tide mark, and is very popular with surfers. It is home to a stone cromlech known as the King's Quoit. To find it, follow the signs from the A4139 onto the B4585. Parking is available in a National Trust Car Park above the beach and along the low cliff at the northern end of the beach. Toilets can be found in the large car park and shops and a pub in the village.
Carmarthen

Pendine Sands is a 7-mile long, straight beach, smoothered in the most beautiful sand and edged by a belt of dunes. From the beach there are clear views across Carmarthen Bay to Gower and Tenby.
In the summer of 2000, Don Wales made history on this beach, by breaking the Uk electric land speed record in his vehicle, reaching a staggering 137mph.
Please note that it is always worth checking to see if the MOD are using the area for firing practice, around the time of your proposed visit. If they are, then red flags will be raised and part of the beach will be closed to the public (although the firing itself is a good distance away).

 

Places To Drink near Minim Cottage

The Mulberry is a friendly and welcoming restaurant situated near to the popular sandy beach at Saundersfoot harbour. The perfect restaurant whether you want a romantic meal, or visit with the whole family after a day at the beach! Happy to accommodate all diners, they offer a children's menu, a lunch menu and an evening menu, and are also able to accommodate those with dietary requirements, but please let them know in advance. Please Note: Dogs are welcome, but must be booked in advance as only certain tables allow dogs.
Saundersfoot

St Brides Hotel is set on a cliff top overlooking Saundersfoot Bay. They serve food throughout the day, from breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea. They use the finest Pembrokeshire produce and locally landed fish which is regularly featured on the menu, which changes regularly to ensure that they serve the best produce each season has to offer. There’s a range of dining options, from eating in the Cliff restaurant to the more informal Gallery lounge or even outside on the deck, overlooking the bay.


Saundersfoot

The Cliff Restaurant and Gallery Bar have the most dramatic views across Saundersfoot bay and harbour. In summer, the outdoor decks are a popular place for meeting up with friends, casual dining or drinks receptions. Whether you visit for lunch or dinner, you can be assured that the finest Pembrokeshire produce and locally landed fish will featured on the menu. They have a wide drinks menu, from cocktails to fine wines and offer Afternoon Tea from 3pm.  Please Note: Reservations are recommend. 




The Captain's Table is situated right on the harbour in Saundersfoot offering a selection of Real Ales as well as a large menu, including Sunday lunch, a la carte as well as light bites. All meals provided either in the restaurant or outside under the sail canopies in our harbourside beer garden. Big Multi Screen satellite TV showing all the popular sports matches and live music during the summer on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
Saundersfoot

The Marina is located on Saundersfoot harbour and is a modern fish and chip restaurant where you can order traditional fish and chips with real ale beer batter or have a piece of fresh fish grilled with a salad. You may wish to eat your fish with a glass of wine or bottle of beer in the restaurant or take it away to the beach.

A full menu is available to view on their website.

Saundersfoot

The BoatHouse is a brand new restaurant in Saundersfoot which opened its doors for the first time in July 2016!Its a  family friendly relaxed Bar & Restaurant in the heart of Town. They have a passion for local fresh produce and this is shown throughout our food. Specialising in a grill style menu and fresh local fish specials and working closely with local suppliers to get in the best ingredients to make up the homely menu. The bar offers a range of wine, ales and cocktails on top of the usual beers and spirits. Catering for large parties and special occasions and open for lunch and evening meals

Saundersfoot

A lively cafe only a stonesthrow away from Saundersfoot beach serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks g with a terrace overlooking the beach. Occasional live music.


Saundersfoot
The Royal Oak is a Lively pub in the heart of Saundersfoot which has a lot of history and character. It has a variety of Lunch time snacks, traditional menu, A Le Carte menu, specials board and children's menu They have a extensive wine list and serve real ales. Sunday roasts are also available but its advisable to book in advance. Seats available outside so you can watch the world go by!
Saundersfoot
The Old Chemist Inn is a Family pub and restaurant located in the heart of Saundersfoot. It has a large beer garden which provides direct access onto Saundersfoot's award winning beach. Serving good home-cooked food, daily local fresh fish specials and parties catered for in their restaurant or cellar bar. They serve real ales and have a happy hour between 4-6pm. Live music throughout the main summer months. Please Note: Dogs are welcome in our beer garden and bar area only.

Janz restaurant, BB's bar located in Broadfield Caravan Park is open daily from 6pm. It has a great outside decking area with great view, with park and play area for the children. The restaurant offers a great selection of meals and specials, with popular pie and curry & pint nights to traditional favourites, E.G steak sizzlers, beer batter cod, half roast chicken and Ribs on the menu. Jan's also offers a Sunday carvery but it is essential to book to avoid disappointment.

 

Places To Eat near Minim Cottage

The Mulberry is a friendly and welcoming restaurant situated near to the popular sandy beach at Saundersfoot harbour. The perfect restaurant whether you want a romantic meal, or visit with the whole family after a day at the beach! Happy to accommodate all diners, they offer a children's menu, a lunch menu and an evening menu, and are also able to accommodate those with dietary requirements, but please let them know in advance. Please Note: Dogs are welcome, but must be booked in advance as only certain tables allow dogs.
Saundersfoot

St Brides Hotel is set on a cliff top overlooking Saundersfoot Bay. They serve food throughout the day, from breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea. They use the finest Pembrokeshire produce and locally landed fish which is regularly featured on the menu, which changes regularly to ensure that they serve the best produce each season has to offer. There’s a range of dining options, from eating in the Cliff restaurant to the more informal Gallery lounge or even outside on the deck, overlooking the bay.


Saundersfoot

The Cliff Restaurant and Gallery Bar have the most dramatic views across Saundersfoot bay and harbour. In summer, the outdoor decks are a popular place for meeting up with friends, casual dining or drinks receptions. Whether you visit for lunch or dinner, you can be assured that the finest Pembrokeshire produce and locally landed fish will featured on the menu. They have a wide drinks menu, from cocktails to fine wines and offer Afternoon Tea from 3pm.  Please Note: Reservations are recommend. 




The Captain's Table is situated right on the harbour in Saundersfoot offering a selection of Real Ales as well as a large menu, including Sunday lunch, a la carte as well as light bites. All meals provided either in the restaurant or outside under the sail canopies in our harbourside beer garden. Big Multi Screen satellite TV showing all the popular sports matches and live music during the summer on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
Saundersfoot

The Marina is located on Saundersfoot harbour and is a modern fish and chip restaurant where you can order traditional fish and chips with real ale beer batter or have a piece of fresh fish grilled with a salad. You may wish to eat your fish with a glass of wine or bottle of beer in the restaurant or take it away to the beach.

A full menu is available to view on their website.

Saundersfoot

The BoatHouse is a brand new restaurant in Saundersfoot which opened its doors for the first time in July 2016!Its a  family friendly relaxed Bar & Restaurant in the heart of Town. They have a passion for local fresh produce and this is shown throughout our food. Specialising in a grill style menu and fresh local fish specials and working closely with local suppliers to get in the best ingredients to make up the homely menu. The bar offers a range of wine, ales and cocktails on top of the usual beers and spirits. Catering for large parties and special occasions and open for lunch and evening meals

Saundersfoot
The Kookaba Restaurant is a friendly, family owned, vibrant environment in the centre of Saundersfoot offering food with an Australian theme. A wide selection of Aussie foods are available from burgers, pizza's steak and ribs. Or if you fancy trying something a bit more unusual you can try kangaroo, ostrich, and barramundi. They also have childrens menus and a wide selection of beers and Australian wines.
Saundersfoot
The Beachside Barbecue formally known as The Mermaid Restaurant is all about Brisket, Ribs, Chicken and Fish. Featuring melt in the mouth, “low and slow” authentic barbecue cooked in our Hard Wood Pit Smoker (all the way from the USA) and a Lump Wood Charcoal Oven. Located in Saundersfoot with breathtaking views overlooking the beach and harbour. The restaurant has a clean and contemporary feel which extends outdoors onto a sunny patio area. Its a great family friendly restaurant.
Saundersfoot

A lively cafe only a stonesthrow away from Saundersfoot beach serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks g with a terrace overlooking the beach. Occasional live music.


Saundersfoot
The Royal Oak is a Lively pub in the heart of Saundersfoot which has a lot of history and character. It has a variety of Lunch time snacks, traditional menu, A Le Carte menu, specials board and children's menu They have a extensive wine list and serve real ales. Sunday roasts are also available but its advisable to book in advance. Seats available outside so you can watch the world go by!

 

Events near Minim Cottage

Torch Theatre Production: One Man Two Guvnors

Wednesday 03 October 2018 - Saturday 20 October 2018

This year, the Torch Theatre have decided to do the smash hit One Man Two Guvnors as their Autumn production. Previously seen on Broadway and in the West End, this British play is a comedy packed with songs and laughter. Cast includes Christian Patterson (West End Star), Nicky Reynolds (Tracey Beaker) and Gwydion Rhys (Hinterland). Tickets start at £8.50 with full adult tickets at £18.50See the website to book: https://torchtheatre.co.uk/one-man-two-guvnors/

Saundersfoot Big Bang Weekend

Friday 26 October 2018 - Saturday 27 October 2018

Another great annual event which is not to be missed! Fun for all the family with fireworks, arts and crafts stalls, a funfair, and refreshments, this event really is one to put in the diary! There will be a fancy dress competition and pumpkin carving as well as a trick or treat trail to help you get into the spooky spirit!

Tenby Beer Festival

Friday 02 November 2018 - Saturday 03 November 2018

Hosted by the Tenby Round Table each year, this Beer Festival takes place in the De Valence Pavilion on Upper Frog Street. Now in it's 6th year, this event will once again consist of a wide range of beers, ciders and even a prosecco bar. Entertainment will consist of live music and screening of the rugby on the Saturday. Tickets start at £25 and all your drinks are included. Doors open at 6pm on Friday and 1pm on Saturday. Limited tickets are available on the door so it is recommended to book tickets in advance via: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/tenbyroundtable/194477/#

Whitland Fireworks Display

Saturday 03 November 2018

Hosted by Narberth & Whitland Round Table, this year's fireworks display will be taking place at Parc Dr Owen, Whitland. Full details are yet to be announced but it is sure to be yet another great evening for all.

Milford Haven Roundtable Fireworks

Monday 05 November 2018

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 5.00pm - 8.30pm. There will also be live music performances at Mackerel Quay.

FPCNP Walk: Pendine

Thursday 08 November 2018

Join Friends of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park for an 6 mile hike between Pendine and Amroth with incredible views over Carmarthen Bay. Despite only being a few miles in length, this route has been assessed as hard and will require some stamina. 10am to 4pm. To enquire about booking, please call our Concierge Team on 01437 772758. Date still to be confirmed.

Wolfscastle County Hotel Christmas Fair

Thursday 15 November 2018

Head to Wolfscastle Country Hotel for a Christmas Craft Fair to help you get your Christmas shopping underway. Enjoy delicious food and wine alongside a relaxing evening of festive shopping. Free Admission. This event runs from 5pm until 9pm.

Tenby Blues Festival

Friday 16 November 2018 - Sunday 18 November 2018

The Tenby Blues Festival is back! Past festivals have drawn over 1500 people to the seaside town for this jam-packed blues festival, so it's no doubt this year's is going to be bigger and better than ever before! With performers and musicians playing at a range of establishments throughout the town, there really is plenty to see across the whole weekend!

Victorian Christmas Fair at Picton Castle

Saturday 17 November 2018 - Sunday 18 November 2018

Head to the Victorian Christmas Fair at Picton Castle and soak up the wonderful Christmas atmosphere! The picturesque 13th Century Castle makes a perfect setting for a Christmas market with staterooms and corridors housing over 60 stalls offering handmade gifts, local produce, handcrafted jewellery, ceramics and toys. Follow a trail through the Castle and out into the courtyard whilst sampling delicious refreshments and browsing for presents.The event runs from 10am to 5pm with last entry at 4pm, entry prices TBC. Please note, card payments may not be accepted at all stalls.

FPCNP Expedition: Pembroke Power Station

Thursday 22 November 2018

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.

Carew Castle Christmas Fayre

Sunday 25 November 2018 - Sunday 06 December 2015

Shop for local arts and crafts at Carew Castle's Christmas Fayre in the lead up to Christmas. Enjoy a stroll around the Lesser Hall with a real fire blazing before taking the little ones to meet Santa in his grotto! Additional charges apply for entry to Santa's Grotto.Children can enter for free, Adult tickets cost £3.50 and there is a £2.50 charge to see Santa. Open from 9.30am until 4pm. 

Pembroke Castle Christmas Market

Thursday 29 November 2018 - Sunday 02 December 2018

Pembroke Castle's annual Christmas market always has an array of market stalls, entertainment and the arrival of Santa between 11am - 4pm on Saturday & Sunday .A lovely events to get into the Christmas spirit and purchase some lovely handmade gifts and enjoy some of the best local produce.

A Magical Family Christmas At Picton Castle

Saturday 01 December 2018 - Sunday 23 December 2018

Picton Castle is holding a magical family friend Christmas event every weekend throughout December this year up until Christmas. Take the children to meet Santa and receive a gift, or take part in the craft workshops or Christmas trail. Festive refreshments including mulled wine and spiced apple juice will be available. This event runs from 10am until 5pm with the last tour available at 4.30pmTickets must be bought in advance, and each ticket includes entry to the gardens plus a drink and a gift. Please visit the website to book tickets: https://www.pictoncastle.co.uk/santas-magical-family-christmas-5

A Celtic Christmas with Calan

Tuesday 04 December 2018

Get into the festive spirit with this celtic Christmas celebration! Calan are an award-winning Welsh band who perform with bagpipes, fiddles, step dancing and event traditional Plygain singing as seen in the chapels of Wales. This different take on Christmas celebrations is sure to be a fantastic evening!See the website to book tickets: http://www.theatrausirgar.co.uk/en/shows/a-celtic-christmas-with-calan

Saundersfoot Christmas Festival

Friday 07 December 2018 - Sunday 09 December 2018

Saundersfoot Harbour is once again hosting their annual Christmas market. With a large marquee set up on the harbour, you can browse a number of stalls laden with goodies and gifts ideal for the festive season. With entertainment and live music to keep the whole family entertained, Saundersfoot’s Christmas Market offers a great way to make the most of a winter’s day. Food and drink stands will be celebrating all things Welsh; expect tastings, seasonal food, mulled wine and live cookery demonstrations. Sample the best of Pembrokeshire’s produce from the town’s local suppliers or enjoy a meal in one of Saundersfoot’s varied and popular restaurants, cafés and pubs – many of whom will be running special seasonal specials throughout the weekend. With scenic Saundersfoot Bay views, carols around the Christmas tree and live music, visitors can soak up the merry atmosphere whilst escaping the hustle and bustle of city life. Visitors can also explore Saundersfoot’s retailers for artisan jewellery, crafts, home wares and more. 

Lyric Theatre Pantomime: Aladdin

Friday 14 December 2018 - Sunday 16 December 2018

The Lyric Theatre, Carmarthen invites you in for this year's pantomime production of Aladdin. This production is guaranteed to have you laughing and dancing in your seats as any traditional panto would! Sign Language and Relaxed performances are available, please see http://www.theatrausirgar.co.uk/en/shows/aladdin-lyric-carmarthen  for more details. 

Torch Theatre Panto: Pinocchio

Thursday 20 December 2018 - Sunday 30 December 2018

This year's Torch Theatre Pantomime is Pinocchio, the well-known story of a puppet who dreams of being a real boy. In true festive style, this show will be full of music, laughter and more making it the perfect family treat this Christmas! A British Sign Language performance will take place at 6.00pm on Thursday 20th December. Tickets start at £16.50 for children and concessions, full tickets are £18.50 and family tickets are available at £59.To book tickets and/or for more information, please see the website: http://www.torchtheatre.co.uk/pinocchio-2018/

Tenby's Boxing Day Swim

Wednesday 26 December 2018

2018 marks the 48th 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 2018 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 Fireworks

Monday 31 December 2018

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

New Year's Eve Celebrations

Monday 31 December 2018

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

Saundersfoot New Years Day Swim

Tuesday 01 January 2019

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

New Years Day Bonfire & Fireworks

Tuesday 01 January 2019

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 Big Retreat, Wales

Friday 24 May 2019 - Monday 27 May 2019

Head to the peaceful village of Lawrenny this May for a festival dedicated to wellbeing of the mind, body and soul. Take part in a yoga or pilates class, zumba, ballet fusion or meditation. Learn something new in a chocolate workshop, a creative art workshop or even a spoon carving workshop! You will also have the opportunity to get involved with a range of activities including foraging and surfing. Top off your relaxing weekend with some great live music!  See https://www.thebigretreatwales.co.uk/ for more information and to buy tickets. Please note, dogs are not permitted at this event. 

Long Course Weekend

Friday 05 July 2019 - Sunday 07 July 2019

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!

Saundersfoot Triathlon

Saturday 14 September 2019

Saundersfoot's newest triathlon is back for 2019! 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 15 September 2019

Ironman Wales returns to Tenby once again in 2019! 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!

 

Historic Places near Minim Cottage

Stepaside Ironworks originally opened in 1849, obtaining ore from the Amroth area and was transported by Saundersfoot railway. The Ironworks are now very much a ruins nowadays with the Engine Blasting House and the Casting House being more well-preserved.
Tenby
Tenby Castle was originally built by the Normans in the 12th Century, of which only a small tower remains on the top of Castle Hill. The town walls however, which it is believed were built later on in the 13th Century, are impressively well preserved, with the east walls running complete to the Esplanade.

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

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

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

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

Be transported back in time at Tudor Merchant's House, a museum displaying a three storey house of a merchant in the year 1500. See the merchant's shop and working kitchen on the ground floor, with a living area on the first for the family., and sleeping chambers on the second. Braille guides are available. Please note: There are no toilet facilities.

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

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

Carew Cheriton control tower museum, restored to original state as part of a community project. A lasting memorial to all who served on the airfield through two world wars. The airmen who main the supreme sacrifice during those years. A structure for educational use focused on school and group visits who are studying this period of modern day history. A tourist attraction offering a wartime experience.
Manorbier
Conquered by a Norman knight in 1003, this castle was initially built in Motte-and-Bailey before being refortified in stone. This castle is full of history after being attacked twice during minor wars and it was seized during the English Civil War. In the late 1800's, repairs took place on the building and castle walls. Please Note: Dogs must be kept on leads at all times.
Narberth
First recorded as a Norman Castle in 1116, Narberth Castle bears the legend that it was once a palace described in the mythical tales of Mabinogion. Unfortunately, very little of the stone structure remains but you can see that it was once rectangular in shape with circular towers. By the end of the 20th Century, Narberth Castle was derelict and so in 2006, renovations took place and it was opened to the public.
Narberth
Narberth Museum is a great visit for all the family, learn all about the history of Pembrokeshire's little market town. With it's own bookshop and cafe, you can easily spend an afternoon here learning all about local history.

 

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Minim Cottage Access Statement

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Approach on a narrow steeply sloping single track tarmac lane from the centre of Saundersfoot. Minim Cottage is the furthest cottage in the pair.

Shared gravel driveway to this semi detached cottage.

From the gravel drive there is a small block-paved area low lip to front door.

Hallway has tiled flooring, into carpeted lounge/diner.

From hall a 1 step, 6” high, into tiled shower room. Low door, approximately 6ft. Step up to shower cubicle.

From dining area of lounge/diner there is a step, 6/8” high, into tiled galley style kitchen.

Stable style door from kitchen leads out to rear garden.

There are carpeted stairs from hallway, they are slightly narrower than normal and quite steeply sloping with a wall on right-hand side (no banister) and banister on left. The stairs wind round a 45 degree turn to the left, up to further steps to another 45 degree turn to the left. Then 4 straight stairs in the case to the wooden floored bathroom on your right.

1 further angled step leads onto the landing, which also has a wooden floor and gives access to the 2 bedrooms.

To the fore of the property is a small shared lawn and from the front drive a side gate opens to a concrete path with a sloping lawn on your right. 3 steps lead up to a paved patio, no handrail. There is a 1 ft step off patio to lawn. Whilst the garden is enclosed; on one side where the hedge and wire fence is, there is a drop.

From the patio is 1 step up to further patio area and summerhouse.

Alternatively 4 steps from the back stable door leads to slightly sloping tarmac area and outhouse.

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