Sands Cottage

Ref: 32145

Holiday Cottage in Talbenny Hall, Little Haven

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4
Bedrooms
2
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Sands Cottage

Sands Cottage is the aristocrat of Talbenny Hall cottages. The chaise longue, bow legged tables and converted antique lamps lend it a genteel air. All rooms are ground floor. The cottage is most suited for a couple or young family as the bunk bedroom is not large. A short drive takes you to Dale with its watersports facilities or join the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path at nearby Little Haven and take in the breathtaking views of this rugged coastline. An ideal all year round retreat, as on colder nights the woodburner ensures a warm, cosy haven.

Cot and highchair available on request.

Talbenny Hall Cottages are a picturesque group of 6 cottages set round a central courtyard. Prettily converted from old stone farm buildings they retain many original features and each cottage offers its own charm and character. The wood burning stoves in the open plan living spaces ensure a cosy feel, while the individual patios to the front of each cottage offer the perfect spot to enjoy a drink or alfresco meal on a summer’s evening or have a barbecue in the communal area. Set just over a mile away from the beautiful, sheltered sandy cove of Little Haven, popular with families and water sports enthusiasts alike, there is a choice of pubs and restaurants to try, squeezed into this narrow steep sided valley. Over the headland lies Broad Haven with its long stretch of sand, village shop and choice of restaurant, cafes and a pub. While 4 miles away is Dale, an attractive destination all year round, its sheltered harbour on the Milford Haven waterway is popular with windsurfers and sailors, there is even a school to perfect your skills, as well as a waterside pub, The Griffin, awarded in 2016 for the best seafood and a Yacht Club, as well as several sandy beaches including West Dale Beach and Marloes Sands to explore.

Take to the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path to explore the stunning cliff tops or wander the labyrinth of walks or cycle rides down the pretty country lanes that abound in this area, you are never far from the sea.

Talbenny Hall Cottages are perfect for couples or small families to enjoy a break whatever the season or work well when booked together for a group of friends or extended family to get away from it all.

The following cottages also share this location: Abaty Cottage 32095, Bwthyn Bach, 32096, Buzzard Cottage, 32144, Tree Cottage, 33058 and Ruffin Cottage, 33059.

Ground Floor: Open plan lounge/kitchen/diner, double room, bunk room/3ft wide beds, shower room/whb/wc.

Heating: Electric heating, woodburning stove - starter pack provided.

Electricity: £15 per week.

Parking: 1 space in shared car park.

Facilities: Electric oven and hob, fridge, microwave, TV, DVD player, CD player/radio, WiFi, towels. Shared utility room with tumble drier, washing machine and freezer. Garden furniture. Shared barbecue area.

Pets: 2 dogs only.

Website: www.sandscottagelittlehaven.co.uk


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Attractions near Sands Cottage

Milford Haven
Milford Haven Golf Club was formed in 1913 and opened as an enjoyable nine-hole offering, but has since been extended to a full set of 18 holes. This course is a test of skills, wit and patience, and is enjoyable by hundreds of visitors every year. The clubhouse features an upstairs bar where you can sit back and relax, sip your chosen vintage from the well-stocked bar and enjoy the splendid views across the course while deciding on what to choose form the extensive menu.
Located in a pretty coastal village, Nolton Stables is located to enable visitors to take full advantage of Pembrokeshire's beaches and coastal fields. Suitable for all ages and riding ability, the stables offer a range of riding activities. Visitors can also experience the thrill seeking activity 'Zorbing' and 'Segway', a crazy, exhilarating, adrenaline experience that will have you coming back for more.
Phoenix Bowl is an undercover centre which offers Ten pin bowling and soft play. Its a lively ten-lane bowling centre offering fun for everyone regardless of age or ability. Pirate Pete's is an Adventure play, is all about providing non stop fun for youngsters and a relaxing time for parents which costs £3.50 per child for an all day pass. They have fully licensed bar, providing a relaxed environment with big TV screen covering popular sporting events all year round. They have a fast food diner, which is perfect to have a leisurely bite to eat or to enjoy a drink with friends before or after your bowling session.
Milford Haven
The Torch Theatre offers a mixture of events and entertainment suitable for the whole family to enjoy. Throughout the year the Torch Theatre stages local and touring dramas and cinema screenings of recent blockbuster films.
Milford Haven

At Milford Waterfront, they are building a future upon our history and creating a vibrant waterfront destination to welcome the world! Milford Waterfront is a great place for a day  out! With boutique shopping, leisurely coffees with a great view, delicious food at one of the many cafés or restaurants, boat trips, Milford Haven Museum, galleries, a bowling alley, hair and beauty salons and a marina, there’s something for everyone. 

Haverfordwest
Hilton Court Gardens is the most idyllic place to visit, particularly on warm sunny days. With 8 acres of woodland, cascading waterfalls, rustic wooden bridges, ponds and lakes, there really is plenty to see. For any of you wildlife lovers out there, Hilton Court Gardens are bursting with a whole array of wildlife and flowers. Dogs are welcomed in the gardens providing they are kept on leads. 
Marloes
Skomer Island is a real treat, particularly for those with a high interest in wildlife and sea-birds. Trips onto the island are a great way to get up close and personal with birds such as puffins, guillemots, razorbills and manx shearwaters. Trips landing and around the island are available from Martin's Haven, and visitors onto the island are capped at 250 people per day so as not to cause too much disturbance to the wildlife. These trips are extremely popular and so it is recommended to make your way to the departure point two hours before your ideal departure time, as queues are likely and trips cannot be booked in advance.
Mayfield Golf & Driving Range is a 9 Hole Golf Course, completed with a 16 Bay Driving Range. The Course is made up of a mixture of Par 3 and Par 4 Holes. Lessons available, visitors and societies welcomed. Societies are recommended to book in advance.
Haverfordwest
The Palace Cinema is a two screen cinema situated at the top of Haverfordwest town. Showing a range of films, the cinema is equipped with Sony Digital 4K. They do not take bookings and seats cannot be reserved, so it is recommended to arrive early enough to avoid disappointment. Refreshments are available, as are 3D glasses when 3D films are being shown.
Enjoy spending time with your family and friends in a fun and relaxing atmosphere. Creative Cafe have over 100 items for you to choose from... everything from mugs & plates to monsters & fairies... they've got it all! Prices start from as little as £5.00 per item plus a studio fee of £4.75. Their is an artist in everyone and have plenty of ideas - books, stencils, stamps and sponges available to help you on your way. Staff are always happy to help, so expert help is always near.

 

Beaches near Sands Cottage

Little Haven
Little Haven is a picturesque old fishing village with steep streets that descend to a sandy beach with a slipway for small boats, including the local inshore rescue boat. The beach itself is popular with swimmers, divers and kayaks in the summer months. At low tide you can walk along the beach to Broad Haven, passing Settlands on the way, there are numerous caves and rock pools to explore however Settlands is only accessible at low tide so be careful not to get cut off here.
Broad Haven
Broad Haven (west) is a large, magnificent area of sand, which runs the entire length of Broad Haven Village and is a regular Blue Flag award winner. It is a favourite with both bathers and water sports enthusiasts and is ideally facilitated with pubs, shops, restaurant, cafe etc. 
Broad Haven's westerly facing sands offer excellent conditions for kite-surfing, kite-buggying, walking and sandcastle building. 
It’s not hard to see why this beach is one of the most popular windsurfing beaches in this area and home to Haven Sports water sports shop. There is a car park at the southern end of the beach opposite Haven Sports and a larger car park a small distance from the beach at the North End of the bay. 

St Brides Haven is a shingle cove with sand exposed at low tide. It is excellent for swimming, bathing, snorkelling and diving. There are plenty of rock pools to explore making it great fun for families.
St Ishmaels
A large expanse of subtly coloured sand is revealed at this estuary when the tide retreats. Suitable for bathing, although swift currents do arise at some stages of the tide. There are many rock pools for youngsters to explore as well as the stream and stepping stones on the western side - care needed when tide is coming in. There is a free car park on the grass which is adjacent to the footpath.
This lovely and secluded beach is also open to dogs all year around.
St Ishmaels
Lindsway Bay is a sandy cove situated less than 1 mile from St Ishmaels. It is a lovely bathing spot for families, along with being popular with surfers. The nearest parking is in St Ishmaels village by the sports field. From here take the footpath along the west side of the field to the coast path, follow the coast path for approx 200 yards eastwards. Access to the beach is then down a steep zig-zag path with stone and concrete steps. At the bottom it is a short walk over the sandstone boulders to reach the sand. Once you get to the sand, you'll know it was worth the little stroll!
Broad Haven
Druidstone Haven can be found by following the winding coastal road between Nolton Haven and Broad Haven. It is a well hidden, long and sandy beach, enclosed on three sides by spectacular cliffs. Access to the beach is by two fairly steep footpaths. There are no amenities on the beach, but the nearby Druidstone Hotel has a good menu and a lovely outdoor seating area, providing the most glorious views of the beach and as far out to sea as the eye can see.
There is only limited parking on the side of the coastal road, but it is also possible to stop here on the Puffin Shuttle Bus.
Dale
The sheltered bay of Dale is perfect for watersports - home to sailing, windsurfing and a watersports centre. Dale has a mostly shingle beach with some sand at low tide and an attractive seafront. Car parking is plentiful in the purpose built car park just across the road from the beach.
West Dale is a stunning, secluded cove enclosed by towering cliffs and accessed only via steps from the Coastal Path - either by footpath through Dale or by parking on the roadside (very limited). At low tide, this tranquil little spot of sand makes the perfect spot for a bit of sunbathing and relaxing.
This is where King Henry VII, born at Pembroke Castle, landed his army on the way to the battle of Bosworth. West Dale is very popular with surfers, at its best between low and mid tide - although its not for the inexperienced surfer and make sure you know where the rocks are!
West Dale beach is open to dogs all year around!
Marloes
Marloes Sands is a beautiful, isolated stretch of sand with rocky outcrops that are perfect for scrambling over. It is rarely busy and out of season you are likely to have it all to yourself! From the beach there are good views out to Skokholm and Gateholm Islands, the latter of which is at the North-West end of the beach and can be reached on foot at low tide. The remains of medieval settlements can be found on the island.
Surfing at Marloes Sands is usually excellent, but remember, there is a 1km walk to the beach from the car park.
Note: Keep an eye on the rising tide as it can cover the whole beach fairly quickly.
The cove of Nolton Haven is a small inlet of pebbles and sand. At low tide it's revealed to be a long and narrow beach, perfectly suited to sunbathers, as it has the added advantage of being sheltered by high cliffs on either side. With the car park behind the beach, Nolton Haven is a good starting point for excellent cliff-top walks along parts of the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, finished off with lunch in the Mariners Arms!

 

Places To Drink near Sands Cottage

Little Haven
St Brides Inn is a peaceful pub situated near the beach at Little Haven. A lovely country pub making the most of fresh local produce whenever possible. This pub boasts a popular beer garden just opposite where you can enjoy a meal and/or drink. Please Note: There is no designated car park, but there is a public car park just opposite. Dogs allowed in picnic area only. Any dietary requirements can be accommodated, please notify in advance.
Little Haven
The Swan Inn is a 200 year old seaside Inn with one of the best views in Pembrokeshire. They have a open log fires, with a rustic charm and a traditional atmosphere where you can enjoy a range of real ales and wines. You can choose to eat on the ground floor restaurant or the contemporary first floor dining room. Many produces are soured locally from St Brides Bay crab, home smoked mackerel and they even bake their own bread. They offer lunch and supper, and every Sunday, lunches are served from 12 till 3pm. Please note: Smaller potions are available for children. The cooking is modern British and of exceptional quality. The commitment to seasonal and local produce is strong and the menu includes Welsh rib eye steak, local diver caught scallops, St Brides Bay crab, Welsh cheese and locally made ice cream. Get here early evening, grab a table with one of the best views in Pembrokeshire and settle down with a group of friends and a bottle of wine or on Sundays enjoy a traditional roast, leaf through the papers and relax.
Little Haven
A welcoming pub looking over sandy bay, popular generously served food including pizzas and good local fish, Marstons-related ales, decent choice of wines by the glass, tea and cafetière coffee, bare-boards bar and carpeted dining area with big oak tables, beams, some stripped stone, castle prints, pool in back area. Children and dogs welcome in the outside picnic area.
The Ocean Cafe, Bar and Restaurant is in a great location overlooking the seaside at Broad Haven. If you're wanting food with a view, this restaurant is most certainly the one for you! Please Note: Dogs must be well behaved, and are not allowed in the restaurant area.
Marloes
The Lobster Pot is a traditional pub open seven days a week serving real ales, locally caught fish and home cooked Sunday lunches. Bar meals served as well as restaurant menu serving starters,main meals and desserts. There is also a games room and garden for the children to play in. Please note: Please book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Haverfordwest

The Griffin is a traditional family friendly Inn that serve Welsh real ale's and locally caught fish and seafood. It has a open fire for cosy warm nights and a outside terrace area for the summer months to enjoying the spectacular sea view. Much of the fresh local seafood, is caught in the Haven by the Griffin's local fisherman, Mark, in the Griffin's very own fishing boat, “Griffin Girl”. The Griffin offers a vast range of simple fresh seafood dishes from mackerel to turbot, razor clams to scallops, crab to lobster. The Griffin also has a bar menu with an excellent choice of home-cooked locally sourced food to suit all tastes including vegetarian dishes and a children's menu. Please note: Public car park near by. Charges will apply. Disabled facilities are at the public toilets nearby for which they hold a key.

Dogs are welcomed on the outside terrace only. 

Phoenix Bowl is an undercover centre which offers Ten pin bowling and soft play. Its a lively ten-lane bowling centre offering fun for everyone regardless of age or ability. Pirate Pete's is an Adventure play, is all about providing non stop fun for youngsters and a relaxing time for parents which costs £3.50 per child for an all day pass. They have fully licensed bar, providing a relaxed environment with big TV screen covering popular sporting events all year round. They have a fast food diner, which is perfect to have a leisurely bite to eat or to enjoy a drink with friends before or after your bowling session.
Milford Haven

Replacing the location of what was previously Charlies Bar, Milford Haven Marina welcomes a brand new trendy Restaurant - COCOS. The Restaurant features the coolest interiors used by up cycling materials creating a vintage chic retro vibe but also keeping in touch with Milford Havens Industrial history. Cocos features a relaxing and welcoming atmosphere with a great variety of fresh foods ranging from fish and lamb to burgers and ciabattas. Cocos is open seven days a week with an evening meal menu available Friday-Saturday 5-9pm and an additional roast dinner on Sundays.

Wavercrest is situated overlooking west angle bay.  Popular dishes include their locally caught crab salad and the smoked mackerel pate. A lovely little cafe serving good food with a nice seaside ambience. Please Note: Booking advisable during the bust season. 

Milford Haven
The Lord Nelson Hotel is situated in the heart of Milford Haven overlooking the busy harbour which houses a number of shops and a popular bowling alley and children's play area. It has a open plan dining/bar area, offering a vast menu which is a combination of classic Welsh dishes and traditional pub food. They serve a traditional roast on Sunday's alongside their main menu. They boast a large beer garden with seating and sunshade making it a fantastic place to enjoy a drink in the sun overlooking the water. Inside they have a pool table, dart board and plasma television screens in the bar with a huge pull down screen for those all important matches!

 

Places To Eat near Sands Cottage

Little Haven
St Brides Inn is a peaceful pub situated near the beach at Little Haven. A lovely country pub making the most of fresh local produce whenever possible. This pub boasts a popular beer garden just opposite where you can enjoy a meal and/or drink. Please Note: There is no designated car park, but there is a public car park just opposite. Dogs allowed in picnic area only. Any dietary requirements can be accommodated, please notify in advance.
Little Haven
The Swan Inn is a 200 year old seaside Inn with one of the best views in Pembrokeshire. They have a open log fires, with a rustic charm and a traditional atmosphere where you can enjoy a range of real ales and wines. You can choose to eat on the ground floor restaurant or the contemporary first floor dining room. Many produces are soured locally from St Brides Bay crab, home smoked mackerel and they even bake their own bread. They offer lunch and supper, and every Sunday, lunches are served from 12 till 3pm. Please note: Smaller potions are available for children. The cooking is modern British and of exceptional quality. The commitment to seasonal and local produce is strong and the menu includes Welsh rib eye steak, local diver caught scallops, St Brides Bay crab, Welsh cheese and locally made ice cream. Get here early evening, grab a table with one of the best views in Pembrokeshire and settle down with a group of friends and a bottle of wine or on Sundays enjoy a traditional roast, leaf through the papers and relax.
Little Haven
A welcoming pub looking over sandy bay, popular generously served food including pizzas and good local fish, Marstons-related ales, decent choice of wines by the glass, tea and cafetière coffee, bare-boards bar and carpeted dining area with big oak tables, beams, some stripped stone, castle prints, pool in back area. Children and dogs welcome in the outside picnic area.
The Ocean Cafe, Bar and Restaurant is in a great location overlooking the seaside at Broad Haven. If you're wanting food with a view, this restaurant is most certainly the one for you! Please Note: Dogs must be well behaved, and are not allowed in the restaurant area.
Marloes
The Lobster Pot is a traditional pub open seven days a week serving real ales, locally caught fish and home cooked Sunday lunches. Bar meals served as well as restaurant menu serving starters,main meals and desserts. There is also a games room and garden for the children to play in. Please note: Please book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Broad Haven
The Druidstone is set on a tranquil seafront spot, with big windows looking out across St Bride's Bay and an 8-minute walk from the beach. As well a the main room, there are tables in the bar downstairs, or outside on a terrace overlooking the sea. The chef sources local ingredients, Welsh lamb, fresh sea bass and other fish and mixes traditional and global recipes. Every Tuesdays there's a themed buffet ‘feast' – Indian, Moroccan, Mexican, or wherever has caught the chefs fancy. The restaurant has been in the Good Food Guide consistently since 1974. The food is genuinely home-made, using fresh ingredients from local suppliers
Haverfordwest

The Griffin is a traditional family friendly Inn that serve Welsh real ale's and locally caught fish and seafood. It has a open fire for cosy warm nights and a outside terrace area for the summer months to enjoying the spectacular sea view. Much of the fresh local seafood, is caught in the Haven by the Griffin's local fisherman, Mark, in the Griffin's very own fishing boat, “Griffin Girl”. The Griffin offers a vast range of simple fresh seafood dishes from mackerel to turbot, razor clams to scallops, crab to lobster. The Griffin also has a bar menu with an excellent choice of home-cooked locally sourced food to suit all tastes including vegetarian dishes and a children's menu. Please note: Public car park near by. Charges will apply. Disabled facilities are at the public toilets nearby for which they hold a key.

Dogs are welcomed on the outside terrace only. 

Phoenix Bowl is an undercover centre which offers Ten pin bowling and soft play. Its a lively ten-lane bowling centre offering fun for everyone regardless of age or ability. Pirate Pete's is an Adventure play, is all about providing non stop fun for youngsters and a relaxing time for parents which costs £3.50 per child for an all day pass. They have fully licensed bar, providing a relaxed environment with big TV screen covering popular sporting events all year round. They have a fast food diner, which is perfect to have a leisurely bite to eat or to enjoy a drink with friends before or after your bowling session.
Milford Haven

Replacing the location of what was previously Charlies Bar, Milford Haven Marina welcomes a brand new trendy Restaurant - COCOS. The Restaurant features the coolest interiors used by up cycling materials creating a vintage chic retro vibe but also keeping in touch with Milford Havens Industrial history. Cocos features a relaxing and welcoming atmosphere with a great variety of fresh foods ranging from fish and lamb to burgers and ciabattas. Cocos is open seven days a week with an evening meal menu available Friday-Saturday 5-9pm and an additional roast dinner on Sundays.

Wavercrest is situated overlooking west angle bay.  Popular dishes include their locally caught crab salad and the smoked mackerel pate. A lovely little cafe serving good food with a nice seaside ambience. Please Note: Booking advisable during the bust season. 

 

Events near Sands Cottage

Aberjazz Jazz & Blues Festival

Thursday 24 August 2017 - Monday 28 August 2017

Held in various locations across the seaside town of Fishguard, this festival occurs annual over the August Bank Holiday celebrating jazz and blues music.

Haverfordwest Beer & Cider Festival

Friday 25 August 2017 - Sunday 27 August 2017

Haverfordwest will be hosting their annual beer and cider festival from Friday 25th August to Sunday 27th - the festival will celebrate local producers and have many live musicians playing over the course of the weekend!

The Torch Theatres, Sunset Cinema, A Knights Tale

Friday 25 August 2017

Advanced tickets £8.50Tickets on the door will be £10.00http://torchtheatre.co.uk/event_category/sunset-cinema-2017/

Milford Haven Marina Regatta

Saturday 26 August 2017 - Sunday 27 August 2017

Milford Haven will be hosting a Regatta on Bank holiday weekend 26th and 27th August, there will be live music at Pembrokeshire Yacht Club and a Commodore dinner at PYC on Saturday Evening. For more information on prices and times please visit www.pcrc.info or telephone 07974925009

Camrose Vintage Working Day

Saturday 26 August 2017

A fundraising day for local charities, Camrose Vintage Working Day displays all kinds of vintage machinery for all to see and learn about how things used to work way back when. With entertainment such as Sheep Shearing and Folk Dancing, trade stands including those selling local crafts, and refreshments available - it's a great day out for people of all ages!

The Griffin Inn Dale Beer and Cider Festival By The Sea

Sunday 27 August 2017

The Griffin Inn will be hosting The Beer and Cider Festival By The Sea on Sunday 27th August - with a range of music from Abbie Jebbers, Rosey Cale, Curveballs and Chelsea Manning and The Shooting Counters will also be performing at 9.30pm.

PAW Patrol appearances at Folly Farm

Sunday 27 August 2017 - Monday 28 August 2017

Folly Farm are giving their visitors the chance to come and see their favourite characters Chase and Marshall from PAW Patrol!  So bring your little superstars along to see the heroic pups at intervals on selected dates. And the best news? Our PAW Patrol appearances are included in the standard admission price to Folly Farm! Tickets: No special tickets required, included in admission price.

The Torch Theatres, Sunset Cinema, Lala Land

Friday 01 September 2017

The Torch Theatres last sunset film showing of the summer will be Lala Land!Tickets are £8.50 advanced online now or £10.00 on the door!

Milford Haven Music Festival

Saturday 02 September 2017

Milford Haven Music Festival will be happening on 2nd September, it will feature the Haverfordwest Male Choir and have finalists competing for the Young Opera Singer Of The Year with a prize of £2000. For more information on tickets please see http://milfordhavenmusicfestival.co.uk/concerts/.

Saundersfoot Triathlon

Saturday 09 September 2017

Saundersfoot's newest triathlon is back for it's second year in 2017! 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 10 September 2017

Ironman Wales returns to Tenby once again in 2017! 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!

Narberth Food Festival

Saturday 23 September 2017 - Sunday 24 September 2017

Once again, Narberth is welcoming visitors and locals to the village for their annual Food Festival. Make the most of the weekend and sample a whole range of quality local produce that Pembrokeshire has to offer. With entertainment, crafts and stalls, the Narberth Food Festival is a truly great festival and is recommended to all!

Tenby Arts Festival

Saturday 23 September 2017 - Saturday 30 September 2017

Tenby's much-loved Arts Festival returns to the seaside town for another year. With a host of music, drama and art, the Arts Festival is sure to have something to interest everyone. There will be a range of performances, talks and workshops for all to see.

Ramsey Island 3 Peaks Run

Saturday 07 October 2017

If you love running in beautiful places then this is the event for you - the event will consist of a 6k run through an island full of rich wild life, fauna and spectacular views. There will be a boat trip initially from St Justinian's and the run will commence at at 10.00 on Ramsey Island with a return boat at 12.30, there will also be cakes, tea and coffee at the end of the run.https://www.man-upuk.com/tours/2044/

Carew Castle Ghost Hunt

Sunday 08 October 2017

Carew Castle will be hosting it's very popular Ghost Hunt on the 8th October at Carew Castle, the hunt includes investigations into paranormal activity  o find the reportedly 20 - 23 spirits that haunt the grounds. Tickets are £49.00 and include complimentary light snacks, hot chocolate and tea. The event will commence at 9pm - 3am, with its combination of castle walls and ruins it all makes for an epic ghost hunt adventure. If you think you're brave enough for this truly terrifying experience check out https://www.hauntedevenings.co.uk/product/ghost-hunt-carew-castle/ for tickets and more information.

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest - The Torch Theatre

Wednesday 11 October 2017 - Saturday 28 October 2017

The Torch Theatre will be showing One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest from 11th October to 28th October, viewing times will be 2.00pm and 19.30pm. For more information on exact times and dates please visit http://torchtheatre.co.uk/events/one-flew-over-the-cuckoos-nest/.

West Wales Wool Show

Saturday 14 October 2017

The West Wales Wool Show in Narberth is a celebration of all things woolly. From beautifully hand crafted items, clothing and footwear to knitting wool, fleece and all the equipment needed to make at home. Demonstrations run throughout the day with stall holders sharing their skills and knowledge with visitors plus wool skill workshops such as felting. The main aim of the show is to support local wool producers and small craft businesses. Wool as a renewable resource is still undervalued and the show aims to bring this wonderful natural resource back into focus. The show is run by the Pembrokeshire Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers with support from PLANED. 

Saundersfoot Big Bang Weekend

Friday 27 October 2017 - Saturday 28 October 2017

Saundersfoot big Bang with lots going on in Saundersfoot over this weekend including a free fireworks display on the harbour on Saturday night, market stalls, refreshments, activities and entertainment!

Narberth & Whitland Round Table Fireworks

Saturday 28 October 2017

Narberth and Whitland Round Table will be hosting a spooky themed night full of entertainment, live music,a bouncy castle and delicious food. Tickets are £5 for adults and £3 for children.

Family Fun and Fireworks

Saturday 28 October 2017

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. 

Crafty Creepy Castle Torch Theatre

Thursday 02 November 2017

The Torch Theatre will be showing crafty creep castle on 2nd Novemeber, for more information and tickets please visit - http://torchtheatre.co.uk/events/craftys-creepy-castle/.

Tenby Beer Festival

Friday 03 November 2017 - Saturday 04 November 2017

Tenby wil be hosting their fifth beer festival at the De Valence serving an array of delicious food including local pork and local ales and ciders all in the name of charity. For more information please check out their facebook page below.http://www.showmewales.co.uk/thedms_info.aspx?dms=20&venue=1101606&feature=1011&r=1&SiteName=Tenby+Beer+Festival&RedirTp=W

Paul Potts in Concert - Follies Theatre, Folly Farm

Saturday 04 November 2017

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/

Milford Haven Roundtable Fireworks

Sunday 05 November 2017

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 4.30pm - 8.30pm.

Tenby Rugby Club Fireworks & Bonfire Night.

Sunday 05 November 2017 - Saturday 05 November 2016

The annual Tenby Rugby Club and Tenby Rotary Club Fireworks Night. With burgers ,Bar, Kiddies rides, Hot Drinks, two firework displays, Bonfire, Mini rugby tournament. All profits to local charities, tickets sold on the gates.

Tenby Blues Festival

Friday 10 November 2017 - Sunday 12 November 2017

Tenby Blues Festival will be commencing on the 10th November until Sunday 12th. The Festival will include an array of artists including Aynsley Lister Band, The Giles Robson Band, Thomas ford + many more! The festival will start at 6pm on the 10th and finish at 11pm on Sunday 12th. For more information and tickets please see https://www.tenbyblues.co.uk/.

Santas Grotto - Folly Farm

Saturday 11 November 2017 - Sunday 17 December 2017

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

Pembroke Castle Christmas Market

Friday 24 November 2017 - Sunday 26 November 2017

Pembroke Castle Christmas Market will start 24th November until 26th November.

Christmas Party - Stackpole

Saturday 02 December 2017

Stackpole will be hosting traditional four course meal on Saturday 2nd Decemeber - the total cost will be £19.95 each for more information please visit https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/0d1d4f0c-0257-408b-a3d6-31b092504410/pages/details.

Tenby's Boxing Day Swim

Tuesday 26 December 2017

2017 marks the 47th 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 2017 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 Street Party

Sunday 31 December 2017

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.

New Year's Eve Fireworks

Sunday 31 December 2017

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

New Year's Eve Celebrations

Sunday 31 December 2017

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.

New Years Day Bonfire & Fireworks

Monday 01 January 2018

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.

Saundersfoot New Years Day Swim

Monday 01 January 2018

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.

St. David's Annual Charity Horse & Dog Show

Sunday 13 May 2018

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!

Long Course Weekend

Friday 13 July 2018 - Sunday 15 July 2018

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!

 

Historic Places near Sands Cottage

A military fortress, museum and cafe located within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. The museum at Chapel Bay Fort is illustrated and explains military technology and weaponry through the ages, with a variety of displays including artillery and associated tools and instruments, WW I, Bomb Disposal and Waterloo amongst others. Volunteers are on hand to answer any question and add to your appreciation of the displays.

Guided tours are conducted by a dedicated team of volunteers and provide access to areas of the fort which are otherwise out of bounds to the public. Tours present further information about Chapel Bay Fort and the defences of Milford Haven and the Royal Dockyard at Pembroke Dock, alongside information about the large exhibits displayed on the terreplein of the fort.

A tour lasts approximately 40 minutes, and is included in the entrance fee to the museum.

Milford Haven
The Museum is housed in one of the oldest buildings in Milford Haven. The Museum collection reflects all of these aspects of the town's history, but focuses particularly on the maritime history. The Museum is a voluntarily run museum.
Pembrokeshire Motor Museum has over forty motor cars on display, from veteran cars to classic cars. For each car on display, you can see a complete history. All cars are in excellent condition and are occasionally used by their owners for vintage car rallies etc. so please bear in mind that cars may not always be on display. The Motor Museum is also home to a licensed bar, a magazine and video lounge where you can read and watch all about motoring.
Originally constructed in the 12th Century as a fortress made from timber, and has seen visits from a number of famous names including Oliver Cromwell and King Richard II. The castle was later reconstructed in stone, and was often used to house prisoners before being replaced by a new prison building inside the castle grounds in the 19th Century. This building is now home to the Pembrokeshire Records Office. Not much remains of the stone castle other than the stone wall which grandly looks upon the small town below it. A must-visit is the Town Museum, located in the Old Prison Governor's House. With artefacts, prints, paintings and models, this museum tells the history of the castle and the surrounding town.
Pembroke Dock's Flying Boat Centre is unique to the UK. Learn about the RAF Pembroke Dock, the worlds largest flying boat station and the famous Sunderland and Battle of the Atlantic.
Solva Woollen Mill is the oldest working woollen mill in Pembrokeshire and is now the only mill in Wales specialising in flat woven carpets, rugs and runners. Its a family business but visitors are welcome to the mill to wander through the weaving sheds, chat to the weavers as they are warping, splitting yarn or weaving. There is a mill shop housed carding engines and spinning mules and a tearoom which is located in the old dye shed, selling tea, coffee and homemade cakes.
The birthplace of Saint David, this Chapel was built in 1934 on the site of the original house where Non had lived. The Chapel and its accompanying Holy Well were built in dedication to Saint Non, and have since become popular destinations for pilgrimages. Legend has it that springs appeared at each of the significant milestones of Saint David's life, and many believe this Holy Well appeared during his birth and holds many special healing powers.
A popular destination for pilgrimages, this Cathedral is a huge attraction for those interested in Welsh history and/or religion. St. David's Cathedral as we know it today replaced a monastery which was originally founded on the site by Saint David around 589 AD. Not only is it named after our Patron Saint of Wales, but it also contains a shrine to him. The Cathedral still operates a traditional communion service and also holds various special events such as the annual Cathedral Festival. Please note: Admission is free, but donations are encouraged.
Located next to the Cathedral, this Bishop's Palace was originally built and established as a monastery in the 6th Century by Saint David. Most of the structure for this building remains however the Palace is now without a roof. Please note: Dogs must be kept on leads at all times.
Built in the 13th Century, this castle is half fortified manor house and half fully developed medieval castle surrounded by forty acres of land and gardens. The castle and gardens is closed over the winter months for essential maintenance but is open for special occasions. Please Note: Dogs must be kept on leads at all times.

 

Customer Reviews of Sands Cottage

Jim and Frances

Good position for visiting whole area. Peaceful place excellent weather for walks and visiting Skomer, Outside area pretty and well kept.


Rex and Johanna

First time in Sands -returned for our honeymoon after getting engaged on Marloes 5 years ago , Another wonderful stay, Thank you very much for the bubbly on arrival.See you again


The Singletons and Harvey

Lovely and cosy, very enjoyable stay, Harvey loved the beaches! Thank you


Gary and Candy Horne

Thank you Rod and Daphne for a really lovely stay. Sands Cottage, very comfortable, cosy and warm, all our needs met! Love the boat!!!


Alexis, Dermot and Edward

See Told you we would be back. Excellent week weatherwise, nice days out/walks at St Brides, Musselwick,St Davids , Dale, still a nice cottage but probably wont be back again as have invested in a caravan. Thank you


Steve, Alison and vesper the dog

Superb week with perfect weather!! A great little cottage in a lovely part of the world


Gee family

fab week, Highlights and recommended inc crabbing off quay in Dale, marloes, Druistone. Barafundle. Caerfai.Nolton Haven, St Davids, great food at the Shed in Porthgain, food at Williams near Pembroke Castle,The Druidstone-upstairs dining room,Good fish and chips in Broad Haven behind surf shop, nice cake and tea at cafe in Marloes. seeing life boat station in Tenby , spent a lot of week on the beaches, the best for rock pool and playing in the surf was Druidstone, followed by short drive to see sunset from Hotel.


Donna and Mo

Lovely cottage fantastic weather, great location. Highlights Skomer good for seals, Stackpole-hidden beaches and walks. Look out for otters at Bosherston. Eating highlights Cwtch, in St Davids, brilliant value,well cooked and presented food. Mediocre food at Nest in Little Haven and griffin in Dale. Fantastic week !!!


Jon and Dawn

What a wonderful cottage,cosy and comfy. Beautiful weather for walks on the beaches, coming back again dogs loved it. Wood burner GREAT, Clean tidy and well equipped, pint in the fridge ,lovely touch


Alexis and family

Second visit to Talbenny Cottages, stayed in Abaty before, Sands Cottage much nicer, Edward (2yrs old) loved the bunk bed and playing outside, Very comfortable bed, cottage had everything we needed, Some lovely afternoons spent at St Brides, been lucky with the weather all week, We will be back again, I am sure


Andrew and Karen

We had a very enjoyable week just wish it was nearer home.


Matt, Becky Woody and William

A fabulous week back at Talbenny Hall, First time in Sands cottage, boys loved it, Had a reasonable day out at the Dinosaur Park nr Tenby but the rest of the week has been much better spent on the beautiful beaches, Boys adored Little and Broad Haven as well as Mummy's favourite Marloes sands,Good rock pooling at St Brides, tasty fish and chips from Broad Haven, Cottage was super, very well equipped and beautifully decorated just took us a while to find the cutlery. Thanks so much hope to be back


Stuart & Sarah Hiden

Fantastic cottage really felt like a home from home, without the stress. Will come again soon


Jean & Bill Davidson

Yet another lovely holiday at Talbenny. I'm sure we will be back again


Phil, Mandi + family

The cottage was absolutely perfect, it felt like home from home.


Nicola + Jason

Beautifully decorated cottage (What taste!!)


Sands Cottage Access Statement

This Access Statement has been prepared by the owner for your information; it is the most recent version that we have received. This statement has been prepared as objectively as possible, however with such a wide remit oversights may be made.

Please ensure all crucial requirements for a safe and enjoyable holiday are present so if you have any queries whatsoever, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01437 767600.


One of six terraced cottages converted from stone barns and located on a quiet lane 1.5 miles from Little Haven Village.

The cottage is accessed from lane via 50 metre gravelled drive to a gravelled yard with 1 space in shared car park.

Cottage entrance door is reached by 4 steps from yard, and 2 steps into cottage.

The owner is often available to welcome guests.

The grounds extend to over 2 acres of variable grassed landscape at moderate inclines and also includes a small but deep lake. There is an easily accessed BBQ.

The cottage is single storey and its facilities are; kitchen with ceramic tile floor, granite work surfaces, low level electric oven and hob, fridge + microwave. Sitting/dining with fitted carpet, wood burning stove, night storage heating, TV with teletext.

The shower room is small.

Bedroom 1 has a standard double bed and wardrobe.

Bedroom 2 is small with bunk beds.

Modest external lighting system to gravelled yard, automatically activated by time switch. Outside light to cottage switched manually from within cottage.

Communal laundry with washing machine, tumble drier, sink, freezer (having separate drawer for each cottage)is located off yard up 3 steps.

There is no immediate adjacent public transport.

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