Ol-y-Don, is a fantastic, tasteful cottage renovation only 50 yards from the Estuary tucked away on a no through road in the popular seaside village of Newport. The open plan kitchen/diner with granite worktops and wooden floorboards is just the start, the sitting room beckons with a large, curved sofa and a real woodburner. The unusual lighthouse style slate-stepped spiral staircase leads to 3 lovely bedrooms (one twin is accessed through the other) with a spacious master bedroom with a brass bed and views over the lawn. There is a timber decked covered veranda and a large slated patio for enjoying the sun into the evening. The large lawn and pony paddock beyond are for guests use and the 1.5 acre grounds are surrounded by hedges and tall trees for privacy. The village pubs, tennis courts, shops and restaurants are only a stroll up the hill and the water in the other direction - a fabulous place to stay all year round.
Arrival time is 4pm.
Ground Floor: Hallway, wet room/shower/whb/wc, step up into sitting room, kitchen/dining room, utility room.
First Floor: Slate spiral staircase to double room/kingsize bed, bathroom/roll top bath/shower attachment/whb/wc, 2 twin rooms with interconnecting door - please note that the 2nd twin room can only be accessed via the 1st.
Heating: Gas central heating, woodburning stove. Ground floor underfloor heating.
Electricity: & Gas: £25 per week Sept - May, free June - August.
Parking: Ample and private.
Facilities: 3 Oven gas Aga, microwave, fridge, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV/DVD player, Bluetooth i-pod dock, WiFi, barbecue, garden furniture.
The street market in Newport runs from the beginning of April to the end of December. The market is open on Mondays, weather permitting, from Its aim is to promote and sell local produce and products and it presents an opportunity to buy fresh produce and locally reared meats.
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.
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.
Seaglass Restaurant, is located in the grounds of Newport Sands golf course, relax with spectacular views overlooking the bay and golf course perfect for a leisurely breakfast, relaxed lunch or delicious dinner, everyone is welcome.We extend a warm welcome to families, groups and couples. By day relax and enjoy our unique beachfront setting with our wonderfully light and airy ambiance. The restaurant enjoys panoramic views of unspoilt Newport Bay from inside the dining room with floor to ceiling windows and from our sun-filled terrace.Children are very welcome and we have a children’s menu with all their favourites. Youngsters can enjoy our play area whilst the adults relax and take in the view. In the evenings our stylish and contemporary decor offers intimate and sophisticated dining. Fresh and seasonal produce is prepared daily with care and served with attention to detail by our expert team. Whether it’s a warm, hearty pie made from local, seasonal ingredients, a delicious toasted Panini, fresh Moules Marinieres, or indulgent sticky toffee pudding we have something for everyone.
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!
This Halloween why not face your phobias on the many thrilling rollercoasters, get your face painted, get lost in the mazes or watch the halloween shows that oakwood will be presenting this October! There will also be 'Spooktacular Bites Back' on 28th October at 5.30pm with a scare fest full of exciting Halloween antics.
Fishguard’s Autumn Festival will be holding a ‘Family fun and Fireworks’ on Goodwick seafront. Pembrokeshire Firespinners will be at the event this year as well as many other fun activities.
The Annual Pumpkin harvest is back for 2017, there will be delicious food options, painting, fancy dress and spooky stories for the whole family to come and enjoy! The entry is completely free and all funds raised will help bring more inner city children to beautiful treginnis for a week of muck and magic.
Picton Castle will be hosting a fun raising event from 28th October – 3rd November 10 am – 5pm. The week will consist of many activities and games for families to enjoy! There will even be spooky tours of the castle commencing every half an hour with the last one of the day being 4 pm. All Activities will commence at 11am, tickets are £8 per Adult and £6 per child, under 5s can go free!
Scolton Manor will be holding a day full of halloween themed cooking for kids! Children will be able to cook some creepy dropscones, scary skeletons,, witches broomsticks and a huge chocolate orange mousse. Places are limited so booking is essential please contact Nikki Caldwell for more information email@example.com. Tickets are £20 per child and is for ages 6-11 and will take place from 10am until 12.30 ticket prices include a bag of goodies and the homemade treats.
Haverfordwest are hosting their annual fireworks display once again at the Rugby Club in Merlins Bridge. Tickets cost £3 for adults and £2 per child. The bonfire will be lit at 6.30pm with fireworks scheduled to start at 7.30pm.
The Rotary club of Narberth and Whitland are proud to present Paul Potts to their annual Charity Concert at the Follies Theatre, Folly Farm! Paul Potts will be supported by Whitland and district male choir, tickets are £25 - £30 and are available to purchase now!http://www.rotarywales.co.uk/events/autumn-charity-concert/
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.
The Plash Inn, Whitland are holding their 11th annual fireworks display this Bonfire Night. Following a lantern walk, the display will start around 7.15pm with free entry for all. There will be a range of refreshments available plus free sparklers and free marshmallows to warm over a fire pit!
Folly Farm will be welcoming Santa to their zoo this November and December, as well as visiting santa you can also visit his reindeer in their very own zoo! Santa will have presents for the littles ones, and mulled wine and mice pies will be available for the adults! Times and Prices will be confirmed nearer the time. https://www.folly-farm.co.uk/whats-on/santas-grotto
A one day of professional willow weaving tuition is being held at Bryn Berwyn Country House .All materials required to make your willow decorations are included in the course fee. A spacious work area is allocated to each student along with their own set of tools. ncluded is a delicious lunch and they will happily cater for any dietary requirements if notified in advance. A plentiful supply of tea, coffee and afternoon cake is provided. To book please visit their website: http://www.makeitinwales.co.uk/
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/.
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.
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.
Cardigan River and Food Festival is an annual event which strives to showcase the fantastic local produce available in Wales with demonstrations, entertainment and activities. Of course - there will be ample opportunities to see and taste some of that local produce on offer!
Another fabulous week at Ol y Don, Thank you, Mixed weather but kids still in the sea and loved the freedom of the skate park (just up the road)and popping to the shops for us .We will be back as soon as we can
Another lovely week spend at the cottage, Good walks , weather very good., look forward to a week in September as usual
enjoyed a fab week-with help from the poppit rocket we managed to walk from Fishguard to Cardigan, Good weather and a lovely house, Quite sad to be leaving
What a beautiful spot-so quiet and peaceful, Beautiful House could do with another shower as upstairs one really practical, Apart from that fabulous, We can recommend dinner at Blas opposite the spar, Need sun loungers!
A beautiful cottage, loved every minute thank you
If for any reason you want to sell Ol y Don call us first!Beautiful cottage,beautifully done, thank you so much for sharing!
As I write the sun is streaming through the window, the end of a beautiful day,and a very enjoyable 2 weeks .. we are some of the lucky people who come here every year and it is am amazing place to stay and enjoy Newport and Pembrokeshire
Once again thank you for a lovely week, mixed weather but ok.Had a day at Picton Castle and gardens , fantastic the best gardens we have ever been to and dog friendly too. Scolton Manor has a nice woodland walk. Once again the curry at the Royal Oak are lovely. Booked a lovely massage up the road across from tourist information centre, Hope to be back soon
Another fabulous week at Ol y Don,thank you! mixed weather but kids still in sae and loved the freedom of skate park-just up road and popping to shops for us. We will be back as soon as we can
A 4th visit for us and already planning the next visit, a lovely house in a superb location, Great walks on Carn Ingli and around Nevern,Have enjoyed the beach and seen seals not far from the Parrog. The main bedroom blind needs re stringing but otherwise is as lovely as ever
Absolutely perfect base for our friends yo gather.Really well equipped cottage taht was our ideal home from home, The surrounding beaches and walks are stunning and we all prefer Cardigan bay to Cornwall for picturesque scenery and wildlife, Lucky to have 80% blazing sunshine and seen dolphins, seals and lots of birds.Perfect many many thanks Lou Lou cafe do delicious breakfasts and Golden Lion fab evening meals
Extremely handy for walks, no need to take the car anywhere if you dont want to. Appreciated the wifi , Morawelon still does great Sunday lunch but need to book, We will return the this property again without a doubt,
Another lovely stay thank you.a very relaxing week with Darren planning all the things he would do if this was his garden, Royal Oak still the best in town for a meal. Until next time, thanks
last time this year maybe!Always looking forward to the weeks we have, A good long walk up Carn ingli and a refreshing drink at Golden Lion which has an outside marquee for taking dogs in.
Enjoyed our stay here very much-loved the house. Lots of great walks, picked mussels at "carreg"-yum, lava bread at Dinas Island.
Another fabulous stay here.Weather has been spectacular with all the windows and doors open the house stays nice and cool
Another lovely week here, Fab cottage and trip to Skomer Island brilliant. Thank you for the BBQ -weather brilliant
A lovely few days, weather bit dull but managed a few walks around the area. Great house with plenty of equipment which makes a great deal of difference when cooking.We hope to return
We had an absolutely weekend!Weather was great, so we did a lots of walks, Our dog loved this place, she felt free and all the dogs were so friendlyto her. We had an unforgetable time with our children, Thank you for letting us have your cottage this weekend.
Lovely cottage with many walks not requiring the car bliss!Royal Oak good for Indian takeaway and Sunday lunch.castle pub for mean rin eye steak, Walks here to top of Carn Ingli, to Dinas Head and back, here to beach, we will be back. Thank you for letting us use your lovely cottage
Another fantastic week at this cottage, Thank you for the christmas tree, a lovley touch. This is our 2nd Xmas here and they keep getting better, we will be back!
Fantastic time here, Weather was kind to us. Loved the cottage, will recommend this to friends, A perfect week!
We all had a lovely time in Ol Y Don one of the best ever! The weather was absolutely brilliant for us. Its just the little things that make Ol Y Don home for us. Grace (the dog) loved it here because it is totally dog friendly, she went out for a run everyday in the pony paddock! We all love the aga,and are now considering having one at home! We will be back !!!
What a pleasure to come here to a beautiful well looked after property with all the home comforts people expect. We have been renting cottages in Newport for over 22 years . This one I really wanted (in my dreams) I have passed this cottage for many years, I can not emphasise enough the sheer delight of this cottage, I believe this is the best cottage in Newport by far. We are so excited about this place we are coming back in June and September can not wait! P.S first time down here in the snow it was great the place looked Magical !
A wonderful christmas week in beautiful Ol Y Don with all the joys of Parrog beach, dunes, headlands and a particularly stunning Boxing Day on the Preselis in frosty and glorious sunny views looking their best. North Pembrokeshire the very best of both worlds and coming back to Ol Y Don at the end of the day has been the icing on the cake!
Sensational Cottage! Gergeous walks along the Coast Path. Fantastic lamb from the butcher, friendly people, wild horses and foals on the coast path, plenty of seal action...Perfect!
What a wonderful cottage, clean, peaceful and everything you need and so much to do on your doorstep. Weather was fantastic and we enjoyed our last break together before 'our first child' joins us in a month. Thank you for the house it made everything - perfect! We will be back with the little one before the year is out.
A lovely place to stay. Enjoyed the walks round the estuary and Dinas Head, the ruined chapel at Cwm Yr Eglwys is beautiful. Thank you for sharing your property, we hope to be back soon.
Beautiful cottage and ideal location for walking. A great base to go out for the day and warm and cosy when you get back. Honey thoroughly enjoyed walking to the beach and swimming in the sea when she got there! Strongly recommend The Sloop Inn at Porthgain for lunch. Overall a great week and we look forward to returning soon !
We've had a lovely week here. House and location both beautiful. Theo loved making sand castles in the rain. The people here are so friendly and helpful. We would highly recommend the curries at the Royal Oak. Pwllgwaelod was great for rock pools and caves - nice restaurant there too. Thank you!
Wethoroughly enjoyed our week in this beautiful cottage. We did not have the best weather but as always when we visit Newport, we were absolutely taken with the area. We look forward to returning!
What a wonderful place to stay, the cottage was everything we wanted, the weather was perfect, the people friendly and wildlife outstanding. Who'd have thought we would have seen an otter on our first day here, let alone another the next day and within feet of us. We shall go away with happy memories of our stay in Newport and look forward to returning in 2009.
Well we were back, as promised with our new edition, our little girl born in May! Had Had to take her here for her 1st holiday. Weather was great only 2 rainy days. As usual the house was perfect! Did not get to do diff walks at Abereiddy, but good excuse to come back again !! Many thanks !
Fabulous cottage just about mastered cooking on the aga. Great walks around the coast and the jet boat adventure around Ramsey Island is brilliant. Thank you.
We had a great week in a fantastic house, in a lovely part of the world(we had never visited before - but will do again). Thank you
Ol Y Don was delightful! We have had a wonderful week. Home from home comforts, lovely walks and generally relaxing. We shall hopefully return to Ol Y Don again. Had a wonderful time loved the proximity to the estuary and the beach. Children loved the garden. A real lovely home to stay in.
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