Pencerrig is a delightful detached traditional cottage set in the heart of the village of Mathry, renovated throughout to a high standard it has been charmingly furnished with guest’s comfort in mind. The welcoming dual-aspect sitting room has comfy sofas and the wood burning stove ensures a cosy feel on the chilliest of evenings, while the separate dining room is perfect for enjoying a family meal together prepared in the quality fitted kitchen. The boot room leads out to the enclosed lawned garden and is ideal for drying wet boots and coats after busy days exploring this beautiful area. The wonderful rural views from the garden are far reaching across the valley, enjoy an alfresco meal while you admire it on a balmy summer’s evening. Stairs lead to the charming bedrooms above and high quality bathroom.
There is a popular village pub, The Farmers Arms, serving good food on your doorstep, as well as Siop Fach Tearoom and collectables where you can enjoy a light meal and browse the mixture of glass, china, jewellery and souvenirs. Mathry makes a perfect base from which to explore this beautiful area of the County with a maze of footpaths and quiet country lanes to wander, join the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path to take in the pretty coves and beaches, the village of Abercastle is less than 2 miles away, its sand and shingle inlet is still frequented by fishermen and popular with families. Walk the footpath to Aberferlin beach below the village of Trefin, and takes about an hour. In the village itself is a pub, cafe and art gallery where you can rest before the return journey or take advantage of the Puffin Shuttle bus if you prefer. In the opposite direction are the beaches of Abermawr and Aberbach. The bustling town of Fishguard with its range of facilities and picturesque harbour is within a short drive or a visit to the tiny historical city of St Davids should not be missed with its wonderful Cathedral, Bishops Palace, restaurant, pubs, cafes and art galleries.
Pencerrig is a wonderful holiday base whatever the season.
No baby equipment supplied, you are welcome to bring your own.
Ground Floor: Hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, boot room, outside toilet.
First Floor: Bathroom/roll-top bath, shower cubicle/whb/wc, double room/kingsize bed, double room, single room.
Heating: Oil central heating, wood burner - starter pack provided.
Electricity: & Oil: £15 per week September - May, free June - August.
Parking: 2 spaces on drive.
Facilities: Electric ceramic hob and oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, 2 TVs, DVD player, WiFi, towels, patio furniture.
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.
Dr Beynon's Bug Farm is one of the most unique and exciting attractions that Pembrokeshire has to offer, so much so that it won an award for Most Exciting Business at the 2016 Pembrokeshire Tourism Awards. Also a working farm and Scientific Research Centre, The Bug Farm is now a popular visitor's attraction. With a Tropical Bug Zoo and Bug Museum, a Bug Farm Trail and Walled Garden, and even an indoor play area in their Bug Barn, there is plenty to do and see! They host regular workshops and events as well as offering lectures, tours and bug handling with up-close sessions. The Bug Farm is a Visit Wales Quality Assured Visitor Attraction, having also won Best Start-Up of the Year at the 2016 FSB Worldpay Business Awards and won the 2015 Plantlife International Meadow Maker of the Year for Wales. Dr Sarah Beynon has been selected by the Welsh Government as an "emerging legend" to coincide with Wales' 2017 Year of Legends.
The Bug Farm is also home to the restaurant everyone is talking about, Grub Kitchen, which serves creative and delicious dishes where the ingredients are local conservation grade produce as well as edible insects - don't worry, there are a number of dishes available for those of you who don't fancy sampling bugs! The Grub Kitchen holds a Visit Wales Quality Cafe Award.
The Grub Kitchen is open from 12pm - 3.30pm during Bug Farm opening hours. On days when they are available, up-close sessions are available on the hour every hour between 11am and 4pm with a surcharge of £1 - please check prior to your visit.
Children must be supervised at all times and well behaved dogs are welcome on leads to the Bug Farm however certain areas are marked not suitable for dogs as it is still a working farm.
The Torch Theatre Company is proud to present their latest production, The Wood. Directed by Peter Doran, the play follows the lives of two young soldiers who fight alongside each other in Mametz Wood during the First World War. Inspired by a true story, this play was written by Owen Thomas (writer of the award-winning Grav) in commemoration of the centenary of the end of the First World War. Tickets cost £8.50 for under 26's, £13 for concessions and £15 for full tickets.
The Milford Haven Amateur Operatic Society are putting on a show! This year's production is the classic Annie Get Your Gun, the story of country girl Annie Oakley who falls in love with with rifleman Frank Butler after she's made star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
This award-winning Torch Theatre Company production returns home in 2018. This one-man play sees Gareth J Bale take on the role of Welsh icon Ray Gravell who is known for his performances on the rugby field. Grav tells the story of the man behind the legend before he died in 2007, at the age of 56.
Wales' only acapella festival, the Narberth A Cappella Voice Festival, returns in 2018 for it's tenth anniversary. Between 4th and the 6th May, Narberth will be hosting a weekend full of performances and workshops celebrating all things a cappella. Performers and more details are yet to be announced, please see www.navf.co.uk for more details.
This Charity Horse and Dog Show is an annual event which occurs in May each year in St. David's. With show jumping, dog shows, stalls and refreshments, this is a great day out for all those interested in horses and dogs!
The St Davids Cathedral Festival takes place across ten days with a range of classical and contemporary musical performances taking place in the beautiful setting of St Davids Cathedral. This event is a success year after year, and is definitely one not to be missed. Performers in the past have included the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, The Sixteen, Goodwick Brass Band. Haverfordwest Male Voice Choir and the Cambrian Consort of Viols. Performance times vary, please see www.stdavidscathedralfestival.co.uk for more information - tickets can be bought online.
Rock the Castle is back for yet another year! For it's first event, Pembroke Castle will be hosting The World Famous Elvis Show starring Chis Connor. Since starting out in 2009, this Elvis performer has played to crowds in the Manchester Apollo, Harrogate International Centre and the London Palladium. He has been awarded the title of The Greatest Elvis Tribute in the World by a world-wide fan poll and has even had the pleasure of performing with the original back-up singers to the King of Rock'n'Roll, The Sweet Inspirations. Performing with a twelve piece band and the aforementioned back-up singers, this show recreates two popular Elvis concerts across two hours. Support act will be The Bluejays, a four-piece band formed after working together on various West End shows, who will be playing classic hits from favourites such as Buddy Holly and Chuck Berry.Tickets cost £19.50pp and will be available to buy from the 24th November. Please see the website for more information and security advice: http://pembroke-castle.co.uk/pages/elvis
Pembrokeshire's County Show returns for another year! This annual event brings thousands of people to the Haverfordwest Showground each year. With a variety of crafts and stalls, there is also displays, exhibitions and performances to see! There is a whole host of agricultural machinery on display as well as livestock to see, a fair, and a number of horse and dog shows. Of course there is also plenty of opportunities to meet and greet with local businesses, as well as sampling some great local produce on offer in the food hall!
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.
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.
Jill & Norm, Very many thanks for "lending" me your beautiful house. A Christmas idyll! Further thanks for the warm welcome on Friday - chocolates, wine and a splendid Christmas tree, now back to the real world.
We had a lovely time the house was beautiful and very well equipped. Farmers Arms friendly and good food . We will definately come again
Beautiful well equipped house . Had a wonderful time her bed very comfy.A visit to Porthgain is a must . 5 * accommodation , perfect thanks , Thanks so much for the welcome gifts of wine and chocs for us and for Fern and Bertie. Absolutely wonderful
This is our second visit in less than a month! Such a homely farmhouse, with everything you need. It made a wonderful base whilst house hunting in the area.With high winds all around us and the rain lashing down we felt so snug and cosy with the logburner flames dancing. Thank you so much-the bed was super comfy too!. Not to mention a snooze in that wonderful bath!
Beautiful cottage-very delightful, tasteful soft furnishings and furniture! Bath equally great! Dogs loved the secluded garden-so peaceful! Farmers Arms pub delicious food, especially the take away option. Cosy fire-burnt very well but would of been better with fireside tools to use.Thank you for the wine and chocs and dog treats-so very thoughtful
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