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.
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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!
Head to The Yard near Solva on the 26th October for a Halloween party like no other. Drinks will be available from their horse box bar with tasty snacks available courtesy of Y Gegin Fach. Music will be supplied by Gazza who will be getting you into the party spirit with 80s music all night long. Be awarded best dressed in your fanciest costume and you might just win a £50 voucher for St Davids Kitchen. Tickets are £5 and the event will be cash only. Buy tickets: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/stdavidskitchen
The Cawl Crawl Challenge is back so head to Fisguard and don't forget your appetite! Organised by The Fishguard & District Round Table, various venues across the Fishguard and Goodwick Area will compete for the title of best cawl. Running between 11am and 3pm, you can "crawl" from one venue to another and cast your vote as to which cawl you prefer. You can also vote for the venue you think has the best atmosphere.Funds raised go back into the local community via donations to good causes and charities.
The Pizza Tipi always guarantees a great party and this year's Halloween party promises to be the same! With great food, there will also be a disco and live music - exact details to be announced. This event will take place from 5pm until 11pm.
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.
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.
Get into the festive spirit early with a visit to Melin Tregwynt Mill's Christmas event! With a number of stalls from local businesses, free crafts and activities for the children and delicious treats in the cafe, this is a great event to attend to kick start your Christmas celebrations! Open from 10am until 5pm.
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.
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
Get into the festive spirit this Christmas with Cardigan Theatre's pantomime! Re-telling the traditional story of Sleeping Beauty, this production guarantees a family fun performance with plenty of audience participation and slapstick comedy!Tickets cost £7
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.
This is an annual event which takes places right in the centre of the town of Cardigan on the last Saturday in April. The main attraction is the parade which goes through the town, made up of local horses followed by vintage vehicles such as tractors, cars and motorcycles. Head along in the morning to see the horses being judged.
The Fishguard Folk Festival, always guaranteed to be a fun weekend! With a number of concerts, performances, workshops and events taking place at various locations throughout Fishguard, there's plenty to choose from!
With two different distances available, you can either enter the Middle Distance event which is made up of a 1.2 mile swim, a 56 mile cycle and a 13.1 mile run; or the Sprint Distance which is made up of a 750m swim, a 13 mile cycle and a 4 mile run. Whether you're an athlete or a spectator, supporters line the streets creating an amazing atmosphere and energy which definitely makes this event a must-see!
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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