The Glen

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holiday property in Lydstep

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The Glen

The Glen is a delightful detached house, designed along the Arts & Crafts style, set down a private lane in the heart of the village of Lydstep. This spacious house has been comfortably furnished throughout, the dual aspect sitting room is a welcome retreat with French doors looking onto the enclosed rear garden which is landscaped and beautifully planted with a paved terrace, perfect for alfresco dining on a warm summer’s evening and 2 steps up to the large lawn. An archway leads from the dining room to the well-equipped, fitted kitchen. Sea and countryside views can be enjoyed from the front of the house and from two of the double bedrooms, you can even hear the sea on occasions.

A short walk down the lane takes you to the beautiful beach at Lydstep Haven or explore the stunning rocky headland belonging to the National Trust, join the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path to take in this breath-taking coastline. There is a friendly village pub, serving food within walking distance, as well as a well-stocked garden nursery and local health and beauty spa. Just 3 miles to the east lies the bustling town of Tenby with its range of facilities, beautiful sandy beaches and picturesque harbour; why not take a boat trip to the island of Caldey with its Cistercian Monastery, or a fishing trip. To the west is the pretty village of Manorbier, enjoy a visit to its Medieval Castle and wonderful beach. For golfing enthusiasts there is a choice of courses nearby.

The Glen is an ideal holiday home for families and friends to get together.

Ground Floor: Glazed porch, hall, single room, utility room, shower room/step up to shower cubicle/whb/wc, sitting room, dining room, kitchen leading to outside boiler room.

First Floor: Double room/kingsize bed, bathroom/shower cubicle/whb/wc, double room, twin room.

Heating: Oil central heating.

Electricity: & Oil: £25 per week Sept - May; free June - August.

Parking: Ample.

Facilities: Electric double oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble drier, TV, DVD player, WiFi, garden furniture.

Pets: Two.

Website: www.theglenholidayhome.uk


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2 + Double Beds
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Access to Coastal Path
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Attractions near The Glen

Bushcraft activities are catered for the curious novice to the more intrepid and courses are tailored to families, individuals and groups. Buzzard Chris Bushcraft will offer you a wide range of bushcraft activities, such as fire making & fire by friction (bow-drill), tree/plant ID & uses, shelter construction, woodland crafts, knife, axe & saw use, safety and carving techniques, tracking, cordage, bow making & archery, atlatl & dart making and more. All abilities are welcome.
Manorbier
Conquered by a Norman knight in 1003, this castle was initially built in Motte-and-Bailey before being refortified in stone. This castle is full of history after being attacked twice during minor wars and it was seized during the English Civil War. In the late 1800's, repairs took place on the building and castle walls. Please Note: Dogs must be kept on leads at all times.
Established in 1989, Ritic Valley Quads can offer you one of the best Quad Biking Experiences in the UK. They cater for all ages from 6 upwards and offer genuine Track and Trail riding. They use 12KM of groomed Trail routes on Suzuki LT-Z250 sports bikes and 2 huge flat tracks for wet or dry weather with 50/80/90/125cc Automatic bikes. Trail riding for all ages from 12+ and group discounts for all adult groups of 6 people or more.
The Dinosaur Park, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, is a fun day out for all the family. Follow the Dinosaur Trail around the park, which is a mile long route through the country and over broadwalks as you cross swamps and look out for some surprises from our prehistoric friends! With over 20 life-size dinosaurs for you to admire. After your journey around the park, why not explore in the undercover dinosaur skeleton building! There is interactive fun and education with all sorts of facts about dinosaurs from the displays. Everyone from toddlers to grannies will have something to learn and enjoy! Then, head out to the dinosaur golf and adventure playground, where there's lots to enjoy from feeding the goats to pedal trucking and take a trip on orbitor cars.
As well as the many adventure activities at Heatherton, you'll also find an 18 Hole Adventure Golf Course with a Par 3 Pitch and Putt Course, a Driving Range and even an indoor bowls rink! The challenging 18 Hole Adventure Golf Course is set across 18 acres with various sand traps and lakes, and an impressive 300 yard Driving Range with twelve bays. There is even a Pirates of the Caribbean Crazy Golf if you want something for the little ones! Buy a credit pass and incorporate the Adventure Golf into your exciting day out at Heatherton, or head here solely for an afternoon of golf in the beautiful Pembrokeshire countryside! Please Note: The Driving Range is not included in the credit system.
Admission to the theme park is free, they operate a credit pass system or pay as you play. Get an adrenaline rush by going paintballing, zooming around on the Go Karts or reaching the skies in the Tree Tops Trail! Try your hand at baseball, archery and pistol shooting! Have some fun on the bumper boats, adventure golf and even walk on water! For the smaller children, there is an inflatable zone and indoor play area also!
Manor House Wildlife Park reopened in July 2008 after undergoing one of the biggest changes ever seen at the wildlife park which is one of Pembrokeshires oldest tourist attractions. At the beginning of 2008, Manor House Wildlife Park was bought by TV star Anna Ryder Richardson and since then Anna and her team have been working and continue to work tirelessly to improve Manor House Wildlife Park. This wild Welsh zoo is set in 52 acres of protected Pembrokeshire parkland, which is a paradise for natural flora and fauna and the zoo has something for everyone - from the network of intimate tree-shaded walkways and wide open spaces for picnics and barbeques, it's a place for all the family to enjoy. Manor House Wildlife Park is featured on television in ITV series called Anna's Welsh Zoo. Manor House Wildlife Park has plenty of facilities including a Wildlife Trail which is fun for kids of all ages, indoor hay play, secure outdoor play area, a fun shop selling all kinds of funky gizmos and gadgets with an eco-friendly theme. There are many BBQ and picnic areas throughtout the Wildlife Park where you can enjoy your own packed lunch or there are food outlets selling locally sourced food.
This is the oldest golf course in Wales, established in 1888; it is a fine traditional championship link course. It is still holding Welsh Amateur Championships and provides a good test of golf for every level of ability. The course runs alongside Tenby's South beach and due to its nature of drainage, it remains playable all year. The course layout maximizes all the natural features of this beautiful part of Pembrokeshire. This golf course welcomes visitors all year round, with a practise range, a relaxing clubhouse and electric buggies available.

Babi-Beau offers the opportunity to create a huge variety of arts and crafts for all occasions, including jewellery making, t-shirt printing, woodwork, glass painting, sewing, mask-making, fabric painting and much more. Themed events, children’s parties, after school craft club and adult workshops are also on offer. Clothing printing services for individuals and groups, including printing children’s own designs and drawings onto t-shirts and sweatshirts, - great for present ideas!

Hot and cold beverages and a wide selection of cakes and snacks are available to enjoy whilst creating your masterpieces.


Llewellyn's Gallery is a photographic gallery showcasing the work and fine art photographer Gary Llewellyn. The Gallery is run by Gary himself with a little help from his father Ken, who both can offer a fascinating insight into his photographic world. The gallery display framed, unframed and mounted Limited Edition prints, an exclusive selection of greetings cards and the very latest of Gary's work. Framing service for all work purchased at the Gallery is also available.

 

Beaches near The Glen

Lydstep Haven is a picturesque village with a sand and shingle beach, located just over 3 miles from Tenby on the Pembrokeshire coast. It is very popular with swimmers and water sports enthusiasts and there is a great view of Caldey Island from the beach.
Skrinkle Haven beach is a sandy/shingly cove between Old Castle Head and Lydstep Point, 1 mile south-east of Manorbier village. Skrinkle Haven is accessed via its neighbour, Church Doors which is a little cove with two high-arched caves in the cliffs which resemble the doors of a church. The two coves are separated by a tall thin limestone ridge. At low tide it is possible to walk around the ridge, but only for a short period of time. There is also a narrow cave linking the two coves - care is needed as the cave is slippery and one end is in a rock pool. Access to Church Doors is via 140 metal steps.
Manorbier
One of the prettiest beaches in Pembrokeshire, overlooked by the impressive medieval Manorbier Castle and the 12th century church. The beach itself is sandy, with rocks and rockpools at either end and a pebble bank along the high tide mark, and is very popular with surfers. It is home to a stone cromlech known as the King's Quoit. To find it, follow the signs from the A4139 onto the B4585. Parking is available in a National Trust Car Park above the beach and along the low cliff at the northern end of the beach. Toilets can be found in the large car park and shops and a pub in the village.
Penally
Penally beach is a large sandy beach, at the far end of Tenby's South Beach. The beach gives direct access to Coastal Path, taking you up to Giltar Point where the path continues towards Lydstep and beyond. Access to the beach is via a pathway from the car park near the train station, through the golf course and dunes. There are fantastic views of Caldey Island from Penally.
Freshwater East
Swanlake Bay is shingle beach, accessible only from the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path situated between Manorbier and Freshwater East. At low tide the golden sand and rock pools are revealed making Swanlake Bay beach worth the trip - it has been one of Pembrokeshire best kept secrets as even during the Summer months you can still find most of the beach to yourself.
The mile long stretch of flat, golden sand that is Tenby South Beach is a firm favourite with holidaymakers. Plenty of space for a game of beach cricket or football as well as chasing a Frisbee! The beach is also popular with water sports enthusiasts as it is more exposed than Tenby North beach, it offers better surfing, windsurfing and kite-surfing conditions. Dog restrictions apply below the cliffs, east of the beach car park, between the 1st May and 30th September.
Tenby North Beach consists of a sweep of golden sand, with occasional rocks dotting the beach, including the prominent Goscar Rock. The harbour and castle are at the southern end of the beach which is well sheltered from the prevailing winds. North beach is very popular with families with plenty of space for beach games. Dog restrictions are put in place between 1st May and 30th September, banning dogs from North Beach. 
Priory Bay beach is a gorgeous beach on Caldey Island. Access to the island is by boat from either Tenby Harbour or Castle beach depending on the tides. The boats run between Easter and the end of October - Monday to Friday and Saturday during June, July, August, however the island is closed on Sunday. Its is a wonderful beach for families with plenty of space to run around, build sand castles and the perfect spot for a picnic. Dogs are welcomed on the island but must be kept on leads at all times.
Freshwater East
Freshwater East is a wide bay of golden sand and blue water backed by dunes and grassy headlands, there is a freshwater stream running through the beach to the sea at the Southern end. Popular with boat owners, divers, fishermen and surfers alike, it has a shop, pub, caravan park and toilets - all set behind the dunes. .
Saundersfoot

Saundersfoot’s large golden beach is a blue flag award winner and provides a perfect coastal escape for a wonderful family day out. 

This picturesque beach is partially framed by the impressive cliff side and also the stone harbour walls. Fantastic for swimming, water sports and sunbathing, this sandy stretch also benefits from toilet facilities, cafes, pubs and shops all close by

The main section of the beach has a dog ban from May to September, although if you have a dog with you, you can head along The Strand until you reach the tunnel, the dog ban is lifted from this stretch of the beach onwards.


 

Places To Drink near The Glen

The Lydstep Tavern is a traditional pub with a modern twist. A welcoming atmosphere, with a large beer garden for those sunny days and real log fires for those chillier days, this pub offers a range of popular pub dishes and also caters for dietary requirements with a selection of gluten free meals suitable for coeliacs. The Lydstep Tavern strives to use local produce as much as possible so works closely with local suppliers. Please Note: Dogs are welcome in certain areas of the pub.
Located just 2 miles from Tenby, come and visit Bubbleton Tearoom. Bubbleton has a long family tradition of growing Pembrokeshire produce from new potatoes, tomatoes and other vegetables, and are now the 5th in the family of generations of keeping this tradition going. Come and relax in the tearooms sampling a roasted coffee or a pot of tea and a homecooked treat whilst seeing the produce being grown and reared in the fields. Bubbleton also has a Farm shop which sells Farm Fresh meats, vegetables and eggs, along with a range of locally sourced artisan products.
Manorbier
Castle Inn is an 18th Century character pub located a 5 minute walk from the beach and Norman castle in Manorbier. Its the only pub in the village, serving home-made pub food,real draft ales and a good selection of wine and spirits. Its has a beer garden, real open fire and shows all the popular matches on Sky Sports.
Manorbier
The Potting Shed is a lovely tea rooms located in Manorbier garden centre serving Breakfasts, Lunches and Afternoon Tea. Delicious home cooked food and cakes to choose from. Either sit inside or relaxing outside on their lovely patio.

The Beach Break Tearooms in the heart of Manobier village. A fusion of traditional and modern decor offering a variety of homemade soups, light lunches and freshly baked cakes to accompany their own blend of Pembrokeshire roasted coffee.


Castlemead Hotel is located in the village of Manorbier a 5 minute walk from the dog friendly beach and castle. Nestling at the head of a small wooded valley, Castlemead is set in 1/2 acre of mature grounds & lawns with extensive views across Manorbier Bay, the Norman Church and Castle. Recently awarded 4 stars by the AA and Visit Wales, Castlemead offers a daily changing menu using local seasonal produce whenever possible. So whether it's alfresco dining on the lawn in the summer, or drinks in- front of a roaring fire in the colder months, it's a place for all seasons. Children menus available and they have storage areas for kayaks, canoes or surf boards.
Manorbier
Tudor Lodge is a popular family friendly pub restaurant where you can call in for a delicious meal or simply a relaxing glass of wine after a long day. With an outside eating area and a children's play area, this is a great place for families in the summer, and their real log fires also make it a favourite for winter visits. They do weekly curry nights and steak nights, as well as seasonal specials and a very popular Sunday Lunch menu!
St Florence
The Sun Inn is located in the pretty village of St Florence. The Pub is situated on the one-way system in the middle of the village on the east side of the church. Serving traditional pub food and Sunday lunches all year. Take-away meals also available.
St Florence
The Parsonage Farm Inn is situated in St Florence near to Tenby, with a traditional country setting with a modern twist. The Parsonage boasts two restaurants, one on the top floor and one on the middle, plus a lounge bar on the ground floor as well as a sports bar which is regularly used to host live entertainment evenings. They even offer Thai cuisine in one of their restaurants.
Jameston
A 16th Century Inn, The Swanlake Inn is a traditional pub serving good food seven days a week. They have two bar areas both home to cosy coal fires, plus a dining room complete with old-fashioned walls and even a bread oven! They have a games room with pool table, a dart board, games machines, televisions and a jukebox. They offer karaoke nights, Sunday lunches and even open early on Wednesday mornings for breakfast, to tie in with the local market.

 

Places To Eat near The Glen

The Lydstep Tavern is a traditional pub with a modern twist. A welcoming atmosphere, with a large beer garden for those sunny days and real log fires for those chillier days, this pub offers a range of popular pub dishes and also caters for dietary requirements with a selection of gluten free meals suitable for coeliacs. The Lydstep Tavern strives to use local produce as much as possible so works closely with local suppliers. Please Note: Dogs are welcome in certain areas of the pub.

Waves is a cliff top restaurant overlooking Lydstep bay set in the grounds of Celtic Haven resort. Waves is an Italian influence restaurant that serves delicious Italian-influenced dishes and authentic homemade Italian pizzas. They are made with only the freshest, locally-sourced ingredients. 


Located just 2 miles from Tenby, come and visit Bubbleton Tearoom. Bubbleton has a long family tradition of growing Pembrokeshire produce from new potatoes, tomatoes and other vegetables, and are now the 5th in the family of generations of keeping this tradition going. Come and relax in the tearooms sampling a roasted coffee or a pot of tea and a homecooked treat whilst seeing the produce being grown and reared in the fields. Bubbleton also has a Farm shop which sells Farm Fresh meats, vegetables and eggs, along with a range of locally sourced artisan products.
Manorbier
Castle Inn is an 18th Century character pub located a 5 minute walk from the beach and Norman castle in Manorbier. Its the only pub in the village, serving home-made pub food,real draft ales and a good selection of wine and spirits. Its has a beer garden, real open fire and shows all the popular matches on Sky Sports.
Manorbier
The Potting Shed is a lovely tea rooms located in Manorbier garden centre serving Breakfasts, Lunches and Afternoon Tea. Delicious home cooked food and cakes to choose from. Either sit inside or relaxing outside on their lovely patio.

The Beach Break Tearooms in the heart of Manobier village. A fusion of traditional and modern decor offering a variety of homemade soups, light lunches and freshly baked cakes to accompany their own blend of Pembrokeshire roasted coffee.


Castlemead Hotel is located in the village of Manorbier a 5 minute walk from the dog friendly beach and castle. Nestling at the head of a small wooded valley, Castlemead is set in 1/2 acre of mature grounds & lawns with extensive views across Manorbier Bay, the Norman Church and Castle. Recently awarded 4 stars by the AA and Visit Wales, Castlemead offers a daily changing menu using local seasonal produce whenever possible. So whether it's alfresco dining on the lawn in the summer, or drinks in- front of a roaring fire in the colder months, it's a place for all seasons. Children menus available and they have storage areas for kayaks, canoes or surf boards.
Manorbier
Tudor Lodge is a popular family friendly pub restaurant where you can call in for a delicious meal or simply a relaxing glass of wine after a long day. With an outside eating area and a children's play area, this is a great place for families in the summer, and their real log fires also make it a favourite for winter visits. They do weekly curry nights and steak nights, as well as seasonal specials and a very popular Sunday Lunch menu!
St Florence
The Sun Inn is located in the pretty village of St Florence. The Pub is situated on the one-way system in the middle of the village on the east side of the church. Serving traditional pub food and Sunday lunches all year. Take-away meals also available.
St Florence
The Parsonage Farm Inn is situated in St Florence near to Tenby, with a traditional country setting with a modern twist. The Parsonage boasts two restaurants, one on the top floor and one on the middle, plus a lounge bar on the ground floor as well as a sports bar which is regularly used to host live entertainment evenings. They even offer Thai cuisine in one of their restaurants.

 

Events near The Glen

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

The Elf Express

Friday 01 December 2017 - Sunday 31 December 2017

Why not celebrate the festive season at Vincent Davies on their magical Elf Express every weekend and Thursday in December.Tickets are £19.99 per person and includes a £10 discount for group bookings of 6 or more. The ticket includes a drink on arrival, festive fun gifts & goodies, meet and greet with Santa and his elves and a Christmas buffet. For Tickets please visit Vincent Davies directly or download one of their booking forms here http://www.vincentdavies.co.uk/event/elf-express-experience/.

A Magical Family Christmas At Picton Castle - Dec 9th,10,16th,17th

Saturday 09 December 2017 - Sunday 17 December 2017

Picton Castle will be holding a magical Christmas tour through their festive decorated castle! Children will be able to meet Santa himself and of course he will have gifts for every child ready for the well behaved ones that is! As Santas mythical companion Krumpus will be hiding in the castle letting Santa know who has been naughty or nice! Children will also be able to have a go at ones of the craft workshops, mulled wine and spiced apple juice will also be available. Opening times will be 10am - 5pm and tickets are £15 per adult and £12 per child, unders 5s go free. Alterntaively you can purhcase a family ticket ( 2 adults, 2 children) for £49.00. Tour times are to be confirmed.

Folly Farm - 'That'll be the Day'

Thursday 14 December 2017 - Friday 15 December 2017

One of Folly Farms most popular fundraising events will be returning this December 14th & 15th! This event will feature huge rock'n roll hits from the 50s,60s and 70s. Tickets are £25.00 each and all net proceeds will go to Paul Sartori. Doors will open at 7.30pm.

The Carny Villains Christmas Bonanza

Saturday 16 December 2017

Head to the Queens Hall in Narberth this December for a unique evening of entertainment, courtesy of the Carny Villains. This interesting "circus show band" started out life as a house band going on to compose live scores for circus acts and theatrical shows, and have since become popular festival headliners due to their energetic and original shows. Tickets start at £10 and are available online here: https://span-arts.ticketsolve.com/shows/873579874

Torch Theatre Panto: Dick Whittington

Monday 18 December 2017 - Saturday 30 December 2017

This year's Torch Theatre Pantomime is Dick Whittington, the story of a young boy and his cat who journey to London overcoming a wealth of adventures along the way. Written and directed by the Torch's own Peter Doran, this play guarantees a couple of hours filled with fun and laughter. There will be a relaxed performance at 6.30pm on Monday 18th December, specially adapted for those with Autism and other learning disabilities. A British Sign Language performance will take place at 6.30pm on Thursday 21st December. Tickets start at £16 for children and concessions, full tickets are £18 and family tickets are available at £57.To book tickets and/or for more information, please see the website: http://www.torchtheatre.co.uk/dick-whittington-2017/

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 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 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!

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.

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.

Talon - The Best of Eagles: 20th Anniversary Tour

Wednesday 17 January 2018 - Thursday 18 January 2018

The ever-popular Eagles tribute band, Talon, are paying a visit to Milford's Torch Theatre for what is sure to be another sell-out performance. The seven piece band have become one of the UK's most successful touring shows and guarantees to include those greatest hits such as "Hotel California", "Life in the Fast Lane" and "One of these Nights". 

Swansea City Opera Presents: The Barber of Seville

Thursday 15 February 2018

Swansea City Opera brings their 2018 production, The Barber of Seville, to Milford Haven's Torch Theatre this February. Rossini's famous opera promises the comical telling of a love triangle between Count Almaviva, Rosina and Doctor Bartolo, with added adventures from the town barber, Figaro. Concession tickets cost £18 whilst full tickets cost £19.50

Torch Theatre Presents: The Wood

Tuesday 20 February 2018 - Thursday 01 March 2018

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. 

MHAOS Presents: Annie Get Your Gun

Monday 05 March 2018 - Saturday 10 March 2018

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. 

Grav

Thursday 08 March 2018 - Friday 09 March 2018

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.

Narberth A Cappella Voice Festival

Friday 04 May 2018 - Sunday 06 May 2018

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. 

Rock the Castle: The World Famous Elvis Show

Friday 15 June 2018

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

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 The Glen

Manorbier
Conquered by a Norman knight in 1003, this castle was initially built in Motte-and-Bailey before being refortified in stone. This castle is full of history after being attacked twice during minor wars and it was seized during the English Civil War. In the late 1800's, repairs took place on the building and castle walls. Please Note: Dogs must be kept on leads at all times.
Be transported back in time at Tudor Merchant's House, a museum displaying a three storey house of a merchant in the year 1500. See the merchant's shop and working kitchen on the ground floor, with a living area on the first for the family., and sleeping chambers on the second. Braille guides are available. Please note: There are no toilet facilities.

Caldey Island is one of Britain's holy islands. The Cistercian monks of Caldey continue a tradition which began there in Celtic times. More than a thousand years of prayer and quiet living have made this remote and beautiful island a haven of tranquillity and peace. The monks and islanders of Caldey are pleased to welcome day-visitors to share the delights of their island home throughout the summer season. You can explore the historic Old Priory and the medieval churches or join the free guided walk for a closer look at the island's heritage. You may like to drop in at the Video Centre to find out more about life in the Monastery. Visitors are also welcome to attend the one of the short chanted services in the Abbey Church, which form part of the daily prayer life of the monks.

A walk up to the Lighthouse opens up spectacular panoramic views of the Pembrokeshire Coast, Tenby and the Preseli Hills, the Gower Peninsula and Lundy Island. In the village you can buy the perfumes, chocolate and shortbread made on the island. The Village Post Office is also a museum giving an interesting insight into Caldey's history. Postcards and special covers are franked with the Caldey Island handstamp. A fleet of boats runs to the island from Tenby Harbour from Easter to October. These boats, which are licensed and strictly supervised by the Marine Coastguard Agency, are owned by local boatmen, many of whom are members of the crew of the Tenby Lifeboat. Please note: Crossing time is about 20 minutes and all trips are weather permitted.

Please Note: Dogs are welcome but must be kept on leads at all times and you need cash for the boat trip across. 

Tenby Museum is in a superb location atop Castle Hill, overlooking Caldey Island and Carmarthen Bay. The museum itself is home to a number of displays and exhibits including a maritime display, a Roald Dahl exhibit and a WWI exhibition. A really popular attraction is The Story of Tenby gallery where you can learn all about the local history of the seaside town. There are interactive activities and audio visual displays to keep the little ones entertained during your visit. Also making home inside Tenby museum is a library and archive, both of which store information on local history and natural history as well as many items which link back to the area. Inside the Museum is two art galleries which host a programme of changing works and exhibitions. Pay a visit to the shop where you will be able to purchase unique gifts and prints. or enjoy a trip to the coffee shop for a refreshing hot drink with a beautiful view. 

Tenby
Tenby Castle was originally built by the Normans in the 12th Century, of which only a small tower remains on the top of Castle Hill. The town walls however, which it is believed were built later on in the 13th Century, are impressively well preserved, with the east walls running complete to the Esplanade.

Built in timber around 1100 by Gerald of Windsor, this now-ruined stone castle is a very popular historic attraction. The walk around the Castle and Tidal Mill is particularly popular with dog owners. The walk is a great free attraction, however there are admission charges upon entry to the castle. Carew Castle often hosts special events throughout the year, see their website for more information.

Please Note: Well behaved dogs are welcome inside the castle providing they are kept on a short lead. 

Carew Cheriton control tower museum, restored to original state as part of a community project. A lasting memorial to all who served on the airfield through two world wars. The airmen who main the supreme sacrifice during those years. A structure for educational use focused on school and group visits who are studying this period of modern day history. A tourist attraction offering a wartime experience.
Once a retreat for medieval bishop's seeking a tranquil surrounding away from the Church, Lamphey Bishop's Palace has been extremely well preserved despite dating back centuries. The Western Hall, Inner Gatehouse and the 82 foot long Great Hall are still an impressive sight to see. Please note: Dogs must be kept on leads at all times.
Stepaside Ironworks originally opened in 1849, obtaining ore from the Amroth area and was transported by Saundersfoot railway. The Ironworks are now very much a ruins nowadays with the Engine Blasting House and the Casting House being more well-preserved.
Pembroke
Built in 1093 with timber, before being rebuilt in 1189 with a stone structure, this castle is ovular in shape and surrounded by a mill pond. This castle has a gated house with a circulated keep, and has been extensively restored. Please Note: Dogs must be kept on leads.

 

Customer Reviews of The Glen

Beautiful fully stocked house in a fantastic location.Great weather all week bar the first day. Lots of walking , good eating and drinking in Tenby and in Lystep (Tavern and Waves restaurant) My family and I have been coming to this part of the world for 50 years as it is beautiful but this is the best holiday house so far. We will definately be coming back to the Glen.


Regan family

Hopefully as the first people to rent The Glen the outlook looks good for the future!The weather was basically unbroken sunshine for 8 days broken by a few hours of sea mist -not a hardship! The house itself is truly a home from home, very comfortable for a family and big enough to be able to have some peace or if you have teachers as children who want to mark in peace! that is if the weather isnt so beautiful that you spend all day out of doors in the beautiful well tended garden, We have been to Tenby, Lystep. Penally every year for the past 18yrs and The Glen is certainly one of the best rentals! For good food the Lystep Tavern is good for an easy meal.The Coast in Saundersfoot is for a more expensive treat.Waves restaurant in Celtic Haven continues to be excellent and very convenient.Beaches and places to go -too many to mention but you will find them! Thank you


The Glen 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.


1. There is ample private parking within the front paviored curtilage for 4 cars.

2. The front (west) steps can be accessed on foot from front paviored area or through hand gate from the lane verge on the west up 1 step over cobbled pathway. Up 1 further step to paviored pathway leading to front door steps.

3. Up 3 steps to front door leading into porch and hall.

4. Please see Sketch A and Sketch B referred to in the Fire Risk Assessment and Guidance.

5. Turn right in hall to cottage stairway (14 steps) leading to first floor and also turn right along ground floor passageway.

6. From ground floor passageway, Bedroom 4 is on your right and further on, again on your right, are utility room and shower room with WC and WHB.

7. At the end of the passageway is a low (6 foot approx.) back door leading to outside patio with 2 steps down.

8. Opposite the utility room is a door leading to the sitting room.

9. Proceed through the sitting room to a door leading to the dining room.

10. Turn right through archway into the kitchen with low
(6 foot approx.) back door leading with 2 steps down to outside patio and 1 step up to boiler room.

11. As to the first floor, at top of the stairway turn right into Bedroom 1 or proceed left along landing to bath and shower room with WC and WHB on your right and Bedroom 2 on your left. Bedroom 3 is ahead of you at the end of the landing.

12. Access to the back doors mentioned at 7 and 10 above can also be gained from the paviored parking area at the front of house by proceeding through a hand-gate on the northern side of the house. The guttering/bargeboard/soffit on the north-eastern corner of the boiler room roof at the point marked G on Sketch A is low and can easily be bumped into if care is not taken. The patio area and the side (north) access are on 2 levels involving 2 steps.

13. Access from the patio area and side (north) access to lawns and ornamental gardens within the curtilage is via a varying number (not exceeding 5) of steps.

14. The house has 3 external sensor lights.

15. There is a sheltered bus stop for local bus service approx. 170 yards from the house on the A4139.

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