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.
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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/king size bed, bathroom/shower cubicle/whb/wc, double room, twin room.
Heating: Oil central heating.
Electricity: & Oil: £25 per week Sept - May; free June - August.
Facilities: Electric double oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV, DVD player, WiFi, garden furniture.
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.
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.
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.
Take a cawl tour of Saundersfoot tasting homemade bowls of the Welsh dish throughout the town and vote for your favourite. More details to be announced nearer to the event.
This March, spend an evening with the Friends of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park (FPCNP) in Haverfordwest and learn all about the many lighthouses across our county and West Wales. To book a place, please call our Concierge Team on 01437 772758.
A special weekend celebrating literary and musical talent, in the quaint Welsh village of Laugharne, remembered often for its close links to the great poet Dylan Thomas. The festival sees a collection of famous names visit the village for a weekend packed full of fun. Welsh singer Charlotte Church, comedian Dom Joly, Pointless star Richard Osman, and author Ian Rankin (famous for his Inspector Rebus novels) are just a small selection of names who have taken part in the past. Venues consist of The Millennium Hall, the Congregational Church, the Fountain Inn and the Cross Inn. Weekend tickets can be bought online, as can tickets for individual events.Please see their website for more details: http://s452743659.websitehome.co.uk/
The date for this event is not confirmed, but is set to take place some time late April. The Friends of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park (FPCNP) will be paying a visit to Milford Museum which will be followed by a tour around Milford, and welcome you to come along. To book a place, please call our Concierge Team on 01437 772758.
Enter a 5K fun run at Carew Airfield this May and help Paul Satori fund raise for their great cause. This fun run will take place across an inflatable course complete with obstacles, foam and more! Join in the fun with superhero fancy dress for a really fun day out! Restrictions do apply - kids can take part but must meet the height requirement of 1.2m; children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, visit www.paulsatori.org or call 01437 763223
After it's huge success in previous years, the Haverfoodfest is back! Making the most of quality local produce, the Haverfoodfest welcomes everyone to sample the incredible food and drink that our local producers have to offer. With a number of food stalls, as well as demonstrations, competitions and entertainment, the Haverfoodfest is certainly one to be on the list of events to go to this year!
The Preseli Beast is an off-road racing event, still a relatively new event. 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.
Head to the peaceful village of Lawrenny this May for a festival dedicated to wellbeing of the mind, body and soul. Take part in a yoga or pilates class, zumba, ballet fusion or meditation. Learn something new in a chocolate workshop, a creative art workshop or even a spoon carving workshop! You will also have the opportunity to get involved with a range of activities including foraging and surfing. Top off your relaxing weekend with some great live music! See https://www.thebigretreatwales.co.uk/ for more information and to buy tickets. Please note, dogs are not permitted at this event.
Join the Friends of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park for a walk along the beautiful coast at St Brides this Bank Holiday. Your walk will be paired with a demonstration at the Pumphouse in St Brides guaranteeing an interesting day out for all. To book a place, call our Concierge Team on 01437 772758. Please note, date may vary nearer the time.
Spend your June Sunday exploring Manorbier Castle and the nearby coastline with the Friends of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. To book your place, please contact our Concierge Team on 01437 772758.
Rock the Castle is back for yet another year! This fantastic event sees Pembroke Castle host two consecutive nights of live music with an impressive stage set inside the magnificent grounds of the castle for a truly unique and memorable weekend. In 2019, Pembroke Castle have pulled out all the stops and guaranteed some incredible well-known acts. Status Quo, Bonnie Tyler and Dr Feelgood will perform on the Friday night followed by Sister Sledge, Gabrielle and Jazz Morley taking to the stage on the Saturday night. There will be refreshments available with a fully licensed bar and food vendors. Tickets are available at www.pembrokecastle.co.uk
This popular event is now a biennial event and shall return to our shores in 2019 - keep an eye out on www.pembrokeshirefishweek.co.uk for updates.This festival celebrates the very best of quality seafood caught locally as well as other local produce, and the local producers and businesses involved in the food and fishing industries within Pembrokeshire. Events happen all across the county the whole week long. Enjoy cookery demonstrations, boat trips, Take part in fish filleting workshops, seaside foraging, coastal walks, beach fun days and fishing adventures!
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!
This July, Friends of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park shall be heading to the hills of Pembrokeshire with a walk at Narberth Mountain. To book your place, please call our Concierge Team on 01437 772758.
Head to Llanddewi Velfrey with Friends of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park (FPCNP) for a wonderful day out exploring the Welsh countryside. To book your place, please contact our Concierge Team on 01437 772758.
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!
Milford Waterfront is hosting a Street Food Festival this August where you can sample tasters of delicious and mouth-watering dishes alongside refreshing drinks from a number of street food vendors.
The date for this event is not yet confirmed but is due to take place late August. The Friends of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park will be visiting the magnificent Picton Castle and Gardens. To book your place, please call our Concierge Team on 01437 772758.
Saundersfoot's newest triathlon is back for 2019! 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 returns to Tenby once again in 2019! 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!
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.
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!
Friends of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park (FPCNP) will be hosting their AGM this October in Lawrenny. Walks and/or presentation details are to be announced nearer the time. To book your place, contact our Concierge Team on 01437 772758.
The date for this event is not yet confirmed but is due to take place late October. Join Friends of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park (FPCNP) for an evening of dinner and celebrations at their Annual Trafalgar Night Dinner which is taking place at The Mariners Hotel in Haverfordwest this year. To book your place, please call our Concierge Team on 01437 772758.
The Tenby Blues Festival is back! Past festivals have drawn over 1500 people to the seaside town for this jam-packed blues festival, so it's no doubt this year's is going to be bigger and better than ever before! With performers and musicians playing at a range of establishments throughout the town, there really is plenty to see across the whole weekend!
Get into the festive spirit at a Christmas Tea and Carol Service with Friends of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park (FPCNP). Details are yet to be confirmed but this event is set to take place in early December. To book your place, please call our Concierge Team on 01437 772758.
2019 marks the 49th 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 2019 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/
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.
Celebrate the New Year in at Saundersfoot with a fantastic free firework display on the harbour at midnight!
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.
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.
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.
What a lovely house, Had a great stay shame the weather wasnt that good
Beautiful fully stocked house in fantastic location, Great weather all week except the first day,Lots of walks , good eating and drinking,in Tenby and Lydstep (tavern and waves italian superb) My family and I have been coming to this part of the world for over 50 years as it is beautiful. But this is by far the best holiday we have had so far, Will definitely be coming back to the Glen
Visit no 6, Nothing has changed all is excellent as usual (new tv) We love this house it is a true family home.Not a single drop of rain all week , Lots of eating, walking , golf and sleeping, We will be back soon, Thank you one negative -children very upset no waves for surfing (their partners very happy!!)
We had a perfect Easter vacation. the house and location are fabulous. It has been lovely to go walking each morning from the house, Loved the entire coastline from Tenby to Barafundle, Definitely hope to return again, many thanks
This was our first visit to this part of Pembrokeshire, We enjoyed lovely beach and coast path walks, however we found the coastal path around Lydstep rather disappointing, much better walking around Manorbier, Freshwater east and Stackpole, Unfortunately most of the week was mist fog and drizzle so we couldnt appreciate the lovely views from the walks, The house is beautiful with lots of chararcter, its warm comfortable and well equipped-a true "home from home"Our golden retriever enjoyed the enclosed garden
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
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