Penmynydd Cottage is a semi detached cottage next to the owner’s holiday home down a shared driveway. Set in a lovely rural spot outside the small village of Llanhian, yet Traethllyfn Beach - one of Pembrokeshire’s finest - is near by.
Most of the rooms offer the most wonderful views of the sea across the fields. Beautifully restored it was once an old fisherman’s cottage, comfortably furnished, the spacious kitchen/diner has a tiled floor and modern fitted kitchen, while the lounge with its lovely wooden French oak floor has cosy, easy seating and a woodburning stove for chillier evenings in. Stairs lead up to the bedrooms in the eaves. The romantic master bedroom with fresh white linen and drapes offers views out over the coast.
Spend summer evenings on the pretty patio in front of the cottage, sip a glass of wine and enjoy an alfresco meal while you soak up the stunning sunsets over the sea.
Ideally positioned to explore the many beaches and coves nearby, the popular Sloop Inn is less than 1.5 mile away in Porthgain, sample the fresh fish that the local fishermen bring in or explore the other pretty fishing villages set along the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path.
This is an ideal retreat for a couple or a family to enjoy a relaxing break.
Ground Floor: Hall, kitchen/diner, wet room shower/whb/wc, lounge.
First Floor: Galleried twin room with sole access to the following - study alcove, bathroom/shower attachment/whb/wc, double room.
Heating: Oil central heating, woodburning stove - 1 basket of logs in the winter months.
Electricity: & Oil: £15 per week Oct - March, free April - Sept.
Parking: 1 space on shared driveway.
Facilities: Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, slim line dishwasher, washing machine, TV, WiFi, DVD player, towels for hire @ £3 per person per week, patio furniture.
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.
Experience some of the finest places the natural world has to offer with boat trips to Ramsey island, Skomer and Grassholm. Discover a magical island wilderness coupled with the fun and excitement of a true marine expedition. You will witness some of the most powerful currents in Britain, pass beneath some of the highest cliffs in Wales and see spectacular breeding colonies of thousands of nesting seabirds.
Dogs are welcomed providing they are happy on board and are not particularly verbal during the trip. The number of dogs permitted is limited per trip.
Carve a silver ring using jewellers wax and a selection of tools. This workshop will be held at Peppers (a super cool jazz basement, fine dining bistro and art gallery). Why not stay and have a delicious dinner after the workshop? Peppers are offering a 10% discount to silver ring crafters on the night. Please Note: *18+ – We have an under 18s policy due to the sharp tools used in this workshop. +Payable on the night you can choose to add – £20 for wide ring upgrade / £25 for a second ring / £30 for rose gold plating. For more informatio or to book a place please visit their website: http://www.makeitinwales.co.uk/
Celebrate Burns Night with a real Scottish treat in Moylegrove this January. You can dine on Scottish dishes including haggis, tatties, neeps and clootie dumplings. There will also be entertainment including pipers, musicians and folk singers as well as a slide-show of north-west Scotland. This event starts at 7.30pm at Moylegrove Village Hall (the old school).
Known to be a very challenging but beautiful course, the Ras Dewi Sant is a full and a half marathon running on Saturday 25th February. The full marathon runs point to point along the coastal path with an entry cost of £35 whereas the half marathon is a loop course with an entry cost of £25. All entry includes a T-shirt, Medal and refreshments including cawl, tea and coffee. There are also first aid stations and changing rooms available for all participants.
Ceramic Flatware evening workshop and tuition is being held at Peppers in Fishguard. All materials required to make and decorate your flatware are included in the course fee. ( this can be found on the website below) A spacious work area is allocated to each student along with their own set of tools to use while they’re here. Includes bread, oils, olives and hummus. Return p&p after firing is an additional £9 per plate. To book a place please visit their website. http://www.makeitinwales.co.uk/
A firm favourite with our regular visitors, Picton Castle's Easter Egg Trail for children is a self-guided scamper through fabulous woodlands as they burst into bloom. Collect your leaflet at the Ticket Office and follow the trail – you will find clues along the way! When you have finished, pop into the Gift Shop to collect your prize. It's a great way for the whole family to enjoy the woodlands as masses of Rhododendrons, Azaleas and Magnolias come into flower. While the kids rush around in search of clues, the ‘grown-ups' can enjoy the magnificent colours and scents. After the walk, what better reward than a nice warming cup of hot chocolate with cream and a homemade cake in the Courtyard Restaurant, or perhaps make it a lunchtime visit and enjoy the Spanish dish of the day with a glass of wine or beer! Normal Entry Fees apply with a £1.00 charge for the Easter Egg Trail Telephone: 01437 751326 Email: email@example.com
Come and join the Easter fun at Scolton Manor with Easter Quizzes and Easter trail around the grounds, Free with entry to the Manor. Work out the clues to win a prize.£1.00 per child
The Pembrokeshire 100 mile race is a challenging ultra-race along the stunning Pembrokeshire Coastal Path from Milford Haven to Cardigan. More information please visit the website: http://www.runwalkcrawl.co.uk/events/pembrokeshire-100-stage-race.html or call: 02920 23 55 23
Two full days of kite flying in on Broad Haven’s ‘Blue Flag’ Beach. A 2 day event organised by Midlands Kite Fliers
Come and take a visit to Picton Castle’s Annual Spring Plant and Craft Fair is the perfect way to get expert advice and beautiful plants from specialist growers, and to stock up on some unique gifts and crafts to add colour to your world. With over 40 wonderful stalls to browse through, and the added advantage of 40 acres of awesome springtime woodlands to wander through, plus, tours of our 13th Century Castle and a lovely restaurant where you can ‘people-watch’ whilst enjoying a speciality coffee and something tasty, it’s a really memorable day out for all the family! Admission Prices:Adults £7.00, Seniors £6.00,Children £4.00 Under 5’s Free or Family Ticket £24.50.
Day three of the MKF ( Midlands Kite Fliers) Rendezvous with a day flying at Hilton Court Gardens and Crafts, Roch, Pembrokeshire with its stunning coastal views overlooking St Brides Bay.
The Man Up In The Mud run is a great mud run approximately 4.5 miles in distance. Following a great coastal route, the course promises to be boggy and muddy with obstacles to climb over and under!
The Preseli Beast is an off-road racing event, still a relatively new event as it is only in its fifth year now. Approximately 24 miles off road, this race takes in a route through wooded valleys, trails and paths taking in scenery across the Gwaun Valley and Newport Bay. Opt for a smaller race with the Beast Bach, an 11 mile off-road race, or rise to the challenge of the Ultrabeast - a 32 mile off-road race! The start and finish are in Maenclochog, with the Ultrabeast kicking off first at 9am.
The BANFF Mountain Film Festival makes a return to the Torch Theatre this year with another selection of incredible short films showcasing adventures from across the world. There's also the opportunity to win a number of free goodies in a prize draw! Tickets cost £13.50 or £12 for concessions.
Running from the event headquarters at Oriel Y Parc in St. David's, this event sees approximately 1500 cyclists take part in the sportive tour of Pembrokeshire. There are three distance routes covering much of North Pembrokeshire taking you through Fishguard, Newport and Cardigan depending on the distance you take part in. It's a great event for athletes and supporters alike!
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.
This ultra marathon is approximately 66.6 miles in distance, with approximately 40 miles of the course running along the coastal path with the remainder along the road. In 2016, only 6 people managed to complete and receive their finisher's medal so you can imagine the difficulty level of this challenge! The course runs through coastal locations such as Solva, Porthclais, St Justinians, Whitesands, Abereiddy and Abermawr, guaranteeing a really memorable course. Due to the nature of the course, cut off is at 20 hours with 5 check points and all participants will be required to bring along a full kit of the following items: Head Torch, Space Blanket, Whistle, Mobile Phone, Map (Supplied), Water, Energy Food, Hat, Gloves, Waterproof Clothing, Sun Cream. Entry costs £45 per person.
This very popular annual event is back once again! With classic vehicles of all varieties, there's something here for car lovers, tractor lovers, military vehicle buffs and those mad for motorcycles! There will be children's entertainment, craft stalls and refreshments available.
With two different distances available, you can either enter the Middle Distance Ocean Lava event which is made up of a 1.2 mile swim, a 56 mile cycle and a 13.1 mile run; or the Wales Triathlon Sprint Distance which is made up of a 750m swim, a 13 mile cycle and a 4 mile run. Whether you're an athlete or a spectator, supporters line the streets creating an amazing atmosphere and energy which definitely makes this event a must-see!
With a packed weekend of music, literature, sport and food, Solva's Edge Festival makes the most of the local produce and events, and is a great weekend for all the family. The weekend hosts a Battle of the Bands, an open-water swim and a football tournament, plus there is a Beer and Cider festival throughout the weekend. There will also be a variety of stalls, literature talks, raffles and live music. There really is plenty going on this weekend! Please Note: There are no credit card facilities on site so please bring cash. Local shop/pubs offer cash back. See edgefestival.co.uk for more details
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!
Held in various locations across the seaside town of Fishguard, this festival occurs annual over the August Bank Holiday celebrating jazz and blues music.
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.
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.
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.
Lovely cottage - everything we needed easy walks from here for the dog and central for where we wanted to travel. Loved Newgale Beach - Izzy our dog thought it was heaven.
Fantastic cottage, everything you need is here. Relaxing calm environment, great walks and coastline. Interesting industrial heritage at local bays and harbours. Plenty of places to go out with the dogs. Lovely to come home to on an evening and cook a good meal. The weather has been good, warm every day.
What a lovely, cosy cottage with wonderful views of the Pembrokeshire countryside, and jolly friendly cows! A much needed week of walking the coast path, visiting beaches and relaxing at The Sloop Inn, which is highly recommended. Brilliant place for walking straight from the front door, ideal for dogs too. A fantastic week, blessed with plenty of sunshine.
What a fab week of weather, amazing to be on the beach sunbathing and swimming. The cottage is lovely, warm, cost and well equipped. What a fabulous place to stay, great views, grand sunsets. The walk from Porthgain to Abereiddy is worth the stunning views plus a great beach, secluded although down a lot of steps. The Sloop is a great pub to both eat and drink with very friendly staff. We have booked for next year already!
Brilliant week, fabulous weather, sketching the amazing views, enjoyed the Coastal Path, blessed with sightings of natural wildlife. The cafe and The Ship Inn in Trefin are ace. Cottage is peaceful, love the ever changing views from the kitchen window each morning and evening with special visitors - calves! Beautiful skies, will return.
Enjoyed our week exploring North Pembrokeshire! Great county and weather good too! Beaches are some of the best in the UK. Had good food at The Sloop and The Shed!
Enjoyed wonderful coastal walks and body-boarding at Whitesands and Marloes. Druiston Haven was a sea safari! Saw starfish, guppy fish, large crabs and huge jellyfish on the beach. Interesting to see progress of the new Lifeboat Station at St Justinians. The kids loved Oakwood theme park. The Green Bridge of Wales and Stackrocks near Castlemartin are spectacular. Barafundle Beach is lovely, also the small beach at Stackpole Quay - sheltered and sunny. Sad to leave Pembrokeshire we have had a lovely holiday. Cottage was comfortable as ever.
Amazing week. The area is magnificent. We have enjoyed St Davids coastal walks, gardens, boat trips and lovely food. The Shed and The Sloop lived up to expectations. The cottage has provided a lovely, relaxing base. The views are wonderful - especially when the sun has shined! Our stay was crowned by a trip to Ffold y Brenin near Dinas, a great place to visit.
This cottage had everything we needed and a great location to get out and about to the surrounding countryside and coastline. Highlights were our walk round Dinas Head, meals just down the road at both The Sloop and The Shed in Porthgain - and ice crams in St Davids! So nice to BBQ out on the patio - the views a real treat to wake up to!
Loved the accommodation clean, warm, cosy and quiet - ticked all the boxes! This holiday was for chilling out and we certainly achieved that! A nice combination of eating out and staying in fish and chips at Gary's quay road Goodwick and going to the shed. The weather mixed but that hasn't stopped us, nice to come back to such a lovely place after a day out. Newgale beach lovely and we found a lovely beach close by to walk Barney the dog! What a nice break shame we have to go back to working for a living!
A wonderful week, quiet and great views. St David's a little city more like a village wonderful trip seal watching. Great dog walking. You can hire wet suits from St David's and the kids enjoyed the secret beach walk from Abereiddy and downstairs to beach towards Porthgain.(dog didn't make the metal steps)but the others made it! Clean comfy and lovely cottage!
Lovely cosy cottage with amazing views. Have enjoyed our week with only half a days rain. Coastal path like a garden with all the flowers and Skomer tranquil with Puffins and other sea birds.
A fantastic week of sunshine everyday. Our first time in Pembrokeshire and loved every bit of it. The dogs were in heaven beach and swimming everyday especially like Aber Mawr beach as a twenty five minute walk from the road through lovely countryside before getting to the beach. St David's is beautiful, loved the cottage as well - a very friendly and cosy atmosphere1 We hope to return soon.
Lovely cottage in absolutely stunning location. The highlight of our week has definitely been walking the coastal path especially to Porthgain and discovering the seals with their young pups on the beach. The area is steeped in interesting history and quite evocative,we discovered something new everyday. We will be back!
Actions speak louder than words we will book again! Our 5th year staying in this area even changing we were not disappointed!
A great week mostly sunny, little need to travel as Whitesands a great beach for our dog until the ban on the 1st of May. Still plenty of other beaches. Wonderful coastal flora much enjoyed. All in all a very relaxing and comfortable week. The Coastal cruiser bus makes circular walks around St David's really easy and at £1.00 a head and free for one wet dog is really worth supporting.
Very relaxing week in a great location. First time in Pembrokeshire and we will be back. Great weather! Everthing was perfect about the cottage and we really enjoyed the cosy nights in. The Shed for fish and chips were great and we had a good meal at The Grove in St Davids. Solva is worth a visit and Tenby was very pretty. The beaches at Newgale and Whitesands are awesome and don't miss the Blue Lagoon at Abereiddi. Sorry to be leaving!
Weather dry but windy for the first few days. Lovely comfortable cottage with great views. Peaceful and secluded. Willow, the labrador, loved the beaches and the sea and is going home exhasuted!
Our 3rd visit. Another relaxing holiday in a fantastic setting, cottage very comfortable. Weather a mix of sun and cloud, often windy. However still enjoyed coastal scenery and beaches at Whitesands, Broad Haven South, Abereiddi and Marloes Sands. Pembroke Castle is great. The children have loved body boarding, rock pooling and collecting shells. We booked at The Sloop Inn and enjoyed a family meal - great atmosphere. We are sorry to be leaving, thank you for your hospitality.
Lovely fortnight with plenty of beach days, Whitesands definitely the best beach - excellent body boarding and a wonderful beach shop. Kayak hire at Newgale vrey good even with no previous kayaking experience. Ramsey Island boat trip was brilliant and we saw seals, porpoises, gulls etc. Cycling at Llys y Fran very good but tricky sections require mountain bikes. The Brunel trail from Haverfordwest to Neyland is very flat with a very nice cafe at the end. Pembertons Chocolate Farm is great for a rainy day. We all enjoyed The Shed but agree that you must book in advance unless you want a take-away. Another great place for food is Cottage Caterers, you ring them with your order and then collect it later. You then have a lovely meal which you haven't had to cook. Over all we really enjoyed our stay and hope to come again!
Lovely to enjoy the tranquility of the superbly located and appointed cottage. Mixed weather but glorious walks and views each day. Superb variety of butterflies. Coastal Paths glorious! Wonderful hospitality at both The Sloop and The Shed highly recommended!
We all thoroughly enjoyed a wonderful week, with lots of walks on the coastal paths. Watched fantastic sunsets over the sea. The Shed at Porthgain is a definite hit - but remember to book to avoid dissapointment! Looking forward to coming here in Pembrokeshire again!
Relaxing holiday, lovely cottage, lots of walking, especially to Traeth Llyfn where we spent many an hour watching the noisy peregrines giving us fantastic air displays! We ate at The Ship Inn, Trefin, and also The Sloop and The Shed in Porthgain - all good! Can also recommend excellent sandwiches at the cafe in Trefin!
This has been our second visit to Pembrokeshire and I have to say, it has been fantastic. Last time we stayed in Lower Town Fishguard - however staying here has been so very restful, due to location and quietness. The weather has been brilliant and perfect for all the coastal walking - I swear the dogs legs must be shorter after all the miles they've done! If you like your coastal walks try doing the one from St Davids. You can park in Porthclais Harbour and then get on the coastal path heading towards St Justinians. There's some fantastic coast lines to see and a vast range of wild flowers and birds - There's also a lovely beach half way which is ideal for having your lunch at. Talking of beaches our favourite is Traeth Llyfn - you can only get there by foot, from either Abereiddi or Porthgain. Its only about 30mins walk on pretty easy terrain (But be aware there are a few steps down to the beach). Be sure to take your lunch, a good book and your swim wear! I guarantee you can spend all day there it's like the place that time forgets and the best bit about it, is that it nevers gets crowded - you're own little bit of paradsise... Pembrokeshire Paradise!
Completely relaxing week in a lovely secluded spot yet near enough to well supplied shop at Square and Compass and the restaurants in Porthgain. Weather changed daily but never enough to keep you indoors.
Have really enjoyed our week in your comfortable cottage - so quiet and peaceful! Skomer Marine Nature Reserve worth a visit. The Shed at Porthgain really does serve delicious fish and chips, but you do need to book! Look forward to visiting again.
Amazing cottage in a fantastic location. First time to stay with Coastal Cottages and will definitely be coming back. Ideal for outdoor kids and dogs. Fish and chips at The Shed (Porthgain).
Lovely time in a cosy cottage with sea views. Walking as good as ever with wild flowers everywhere.
A beautiful place to spend a perfect week away from stressful lives. Such a treat to see our dog the way she should be - running through fields and splashing in the sea! Amazing coastline walks, breathtaking views and a homely cottage. We can't wait to come back again soon! Thank you!
LUCKY, LUCK US!! We have had absolutely brilliant weather - sunny and hot every day until today when we are leaving. We've spent most of the week body boarding and walking the beautiful coastline. WHAT A WONDERFUL WEEK! We don't want to go!! Lovely, cosy, friendly house. Great to come back to and wake up in.
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