The Leat is one of our most attractive cottages in a beautiful rural setting and is tastefully converted from the barn at Old Rhodiad Mill. Nearby St Davids and Whitesands offer places of interest, a sandy beach, the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path and a variety of activities including golf and surfing. The large living room has open beamed ceilings and feature stone walls, and has been the setting for many happy family holidays. The house and unfenced grounds enjoy wonderful views across the Dowrog Common Nature Reserve and the gentle babbling of the trout stream below the property is both attractive and relaxing. This very well equipped property is a desirable choice throughout the year.
No baby equipment supplied, but you are welcome to bring your own.
Care with children due to the stream.
Ground Floor: Ramped entrance to enclosed porch, sitting/dining room, kitchen, larder/utility room, shower/whb/wc.
First Floor: Twin room, bunk room, bathroom/whb/wc.
Heating: Gas central heating.
Electricity: & Gas: £30 per week Oct - April. £25 per week May, June & Sept, free July & August.
Facilities: Electric cooker, fridge, freezer, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher, tumble drier, TV/DVD player, radio/CD player, DAB radio/iPod dock, WiFi, board games, garden furniture.
Experience some of the finest places the natural world has to offer with boat trips to Ramsey island, Skomer and Grassholm. Discover a magical island wilderness coupled with the fun and excitement of a true marine expedition. You will witness some of the most powerful currents in Britain, pass beneath some of the highest cliffs in Wales and see spectacular breeding colonies of thousands of nesting seabirds.
Dogs are welcomed providing they are happy on board and are not particularly verbal during the trip. The number of dogs permitted is limited per trip.
Winner of the Gold Prize for Glass in the ‘craft&design’ magazine awards, Steve Robinson is an established fused glass artist and designer whose work is instantly recognisable and collected world-wide. A pioneer in the use of enamels to colour the glass, Steve has developed specialist techniques to create pieces bursting with texture and vibrancy. Glass wall art, bowls, sculptures, awards and trophies are individually and collectively decorative and intriguing. And Steve Robinson glasswork has a particular allure because of the intricacy of its make-up, its uniqueness and its ability to captivate. Bursting with pattern and texture, every piece offers something different drawing the eye and enhancing a room.
He welcomes visitors to the Gallery in St David’s,The Gallery is housed within a Grade II Listed former granary, and inside you will find a display of Steve’s latest work for purchase, from bowls, wall-hangings and larger sculptural works to smaller pieces such as tea-light panels and coasters. You can catch usually a glimpse of Steve at work in his Studio, located behind the Gallery.
St Davids kitchen serves delicious food cooked to eat in or take-away. They use the best locally sourced ingredients. Accompanied with an extensive drinks menu and set in a lovely ambience. Serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, selection of drinks and great coffee. Popular favourites include the Welsh Black Burger, Solva Lobster or the Ultimate SDK Burger. They also have themed nights and a changing specials board.
Come and join in with the Haunting Halloween at Scolton Manor, with scary quizzes, creepy crafts, spooktaular storytelling, pumpkin trails and beastly biscuit making. Fun for all the family! Please note: Normal admission charges will apply.
Hangar 5 Trampoline Park will be hosting a party for the undead from the 24th to the 31st October! The Hangar has been taken over by ghosts and ghouls! There will be a range of spooky activities taking place with prizes to be won! Booking in advance is advisable . Costs £10.00 per child including jumping socks. book jumping slots via the website: http://hangar5.wales/ or Email: email@example.com.
Come and have fun at Picton Castle with special Halloween Freaky Fun Days! Join them for a tour of the Haunted Castle and have lots of ghoulish fun or hunt for monsters in the Gardens or do Halloween craft in the small gallery. Great fun for all the family! Please Note: Normal entry will apply.
With fancy dress competitions, crafts, live music and various family fun activities, this is one event not to missed. Head to Goodwick on the 28th for their fireworks display where there will be firespinners and their ever-popular Cawl Crawl challenge is making a return to the 29th October!
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.
Treginnis Farm for City Children are getting ready for their Pumpkin Patch Day. Join them for story telling, Hot food and drink, games & of course chance to pick your pumpkin and visit the animals!
Come an enjoy an early Christmas Fair at the lovely Wolfscastle Country Hotel. a lovely evening with mulled wine, mince pies and a special craft fair menu and a selections of handmade gifts to kick start your Christmas shopping or just treat yourself! Free Admission.
Come and join the annual Firework Display and fun held at at Haverfordwest Rugby Club. Tickets are available on the gates - Adults £3.00 Children £2.00
Solva's Annual Fireworks Display is taking place on Saturday 5th November this year. A firm favourite amongst many, this event is a free event with donations encouraged. The fire will be lit at 6.30pm with the fireworks display starting at 7pm weather permitting. The event will go ahead on the 6th November if the weather prevents the event happening on the 5th. Refreshments will be available from the nearby cafes, pubs and restaurants.
Milford Haven's annual Firework display which will take place on the Marina. This year’s event will take place from 4:30-8:30pm at the Mackerel Quay, Milford Haven Marina, and also include a music concert organised by local radio station 102.5 Radio Pembrokeshire. There will also be plenty to entertain the whole family as there will also be a Funfair, Food and Drinks and Stalls. PLEASE NOTE: SPARKLER'S NOT PERMITTED.
Visit Santa Claus in his grotto at Vincent Davies. Open from Saturday 12th November and then every Saturday, Sunday 10-4.30 & Sundays 10.30 to 3.30pm Plus, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 19th-21 st December 10am-4.30pm Entry only £3.50 per child. All children will receive a wrapped gift from Santa. You will be welcome to take your own photographs if you wish. Children can take part in Elf on the Shelf a Free Kids Hunt. There will even be a Santa post box for your children's wish lists – add an address and Santa may reply! Why not pre-book Tea with Santa at Cafe Vincent to include the Elf Hunt, Kids Meal and a visit from Santa, every Thursday in December from 5pm. Please note: Booking is essential.
Scolton Manor opens it's doors this winter to welcome visitors for their annual winter Frost Fayre. With a selection of craft and food stalls, this fayre is a great way to get into the festive spirit! On offer will be a whole selection of delicious treats and gifts, plus there will be the opportunity to sample refreshments.
Get into the festive spirit early with a visit to Melin Tregwynt Mill's Christmas event! With a number of stalls from local businesses, free crafts and activities for the children and delicious treats in the cafe, this is a great event to attend to kick start your Christmas celebrations!
Come along and soak up the wonderful Christmas atmosphere at the Victorian Christmas Fair at Picton Castle. which is transformed into a magical Christmas shopper’s paradise. With over 50 stalls packed full of gorgeous gifts which line the corridors and staterooms of its 13th Century Castle and surrounding buildings within its Courtyard, not to mention the Food Hall. Local handmade gifts, from beautifully handmade wooden toys and crafted candles, to tasty cheeses, funky jewellery and ceramics you’ll be able to find something for everyone on your Christmas gift list. Stalls will be both inside and outside in the Courtyard, so whatever the weather, you can browse at your leisure! Admission Prices- Adults £7.00, Seniors £6.00 Children £4.00 Under 5’s : Free. Entry Prices include free glass of ‘something seasonal and spicy’!
The perfect opportunity to stock up before Christmas! Buy local products, craft, art and lots of other goodies, then call into the café for mulled wine and mince pies. Santa will also be here, sitting snugly in his grotto waiting to meet the children. Free admission to the market. To visit Santa £1.50 per child.
Father Christmas is coming to Town! Visit Milford Haven on the first Saturday in December for the switch on of the Town's lights and to see Santa! Why not pay a visit to Milford Haven to join the Christmas festivities. Children's rides & activities, face painting and puppet shows will all be available prior to Father Christmas arrival.
Get muddy this Christmas with this festive muddy event! This Mud Run is approximately 8k and takes you through some boggy, muddy areas of coast path and possibly the sea! Crossing through farmland, this route will take you climbing over and under things getting you well and truly covered in mud! Take part with friends for fun or challenge them to a race! This event is not timed, but the final finishing order will be published after the event. Entry costs £25 for over 16's. 13-16 year old can participate providing they are accompanied by an adult, this will be at a discounted price of £40 for adult and child entry. All participants will receive a free t-shirt. Please call 07855954702 to enquire about booking.
Explore Southwood Farm near Newgale this December, when it opens its doors for a Christmas Fair. The 19th Century Farm will be awash with festive treats and gifts, perfect for those last-minute touches. Bring along the whole family, even dogs on leads are welcomed!
Breakfast with Santa at St Katharine and St Peter's Church Hall, Milford Haven on An opportunity for your children to see Santa in his Grotto and also to enjoy the various stalls, refreshments and activities available. For more information on this event please call: 01646 692 476
This wonderful event has always been popular at Picton Castle and it will really get you into the festive spirit as you make your very own personalised Christmas Wreath with their in-house florist, Elsa Sharp. All you need to bring are gloves. apron and secateurs – all other materials are supplied. Why not take an afternoon for yourself and come and join in! The cost of the afternoon workshop will include a seasonally warming glass of mulled wine or spiced apple juice and a mince pie. Please note. Limited space. You can book your place by calling: 01437 751326.
A 10km festive fun run to raise money for broad haven playgroup. All runners get a Christmas pudding on crossing the finish line and a complimentary mulled wine and mince pie afterwards. prize for the "best dressed" runner. Entrants must be aged 16 or over on the day. visit www.xmaspuddingrun.co.uk for more information. Online entry will open again from the beginning of October. Plenty of time to get training!!
Milford's Torch Theatre once again brings a classic pantomime to stage - a must-see for anyone staying in Pembrokeshire this Christmas! Take the children, the grandparents, the next-door neighbours - take everyone you know! If there's still tickets available that is! The baby Princess Rose is given a curse from the evil Maleficent stating she will die on her 16th birthday but her Fairy Godmother steps in and Rose instead falls into a deep sleep which can only be broken by a handsome prince - this is sure to be a fantastic production by the Torch Theatre once again! Booking as early as possible is advised, as tickets sell out quickly.
Come and join in the festive fun at The Glen Pub. With undercover Ice Skating, Santa's Grotto, Hot Food, Mulled Wine, Trampoline and Bouncy Castle. Please Note: Advance booking for the ice skating is needed. Tel: 01437 760070.
Pembrokeshire band Honey Fungus are playing a live gig at The Castle Inn, Little Haven this December. The set combines well-known songs with their own acoustic music and stories. Pop along for some great food, a great atmosphere and some quality live music. The performance starts at 9.30pm.
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.
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.
Known to be a very challenging but beautiful course, the Ras Dewi Sant is a full and a half marathon running on Saturday 25th February. The full marathon runs point to point along the coastal path with an entry cost of £35 whereas the half marathon is a loop course with an entry cost of £25. All entry includes a T-shirt, Medal and refreshments including cawl, tea and coffee. There are also first aid stations and changing rooms available for all participants.
A firm favourite with our regular visitors, Picton Castle's Easter Egg Trail for children is a self-guided scamper through fabulous woodlands as they burst into bloom. Collect your leaflet at the Ticket Office and follow the trail – you will find clues along the way! When you have finished, pop into the Gift Shop to collect your prize. It's a great way for the whole family to enjoy the woodlands as masses of Rhododendrons, Azaleas and Magnolias come into flower. While the kids rush around in search of clues, the ‘grown-ups' can enjoy the magnificent colours and scents. After the walk, what better reward than a nice warming cup of hot chocolate with cream and a homemade cake in the Courtyard Restaurant, or perhaps make it a lunchtime visit and enjoy the Spanish dish of the day with a glass of wine or beer! Normal Entry Fees apply with a £1.00 charge for the Easter Egg Trail Telephone: 01437 751326 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Come and join the Easter fun at Scolton Manor with Easter Quizzes and Easter trail around the grounds, Free with entry to the Manor. Work out the clues to win a prize.£1.00 per child
The Pembrokeshire 100 mile race is a challenging ultra-race along the stunning Pembrokeshire Coastal Path from Milford Haven to Cardigan. More information please visit the website: http://www.runwalkcrawl.co.uk/events/pembrokeshire-100-stage-race.html or call: 02920 23 55 23
Two full days of kite flying in on Broad Haven’s ‘Blue Flag’ Beach. A 2 day event organised by Midlands Kite Fliers
Day three of the MKF ( Midlands Kite Fliers) Rendezvous with a day flying at Hilton Court Gardens and Crafts, Roch, Pembrokeshire with its stunning coastal views overlooking St Brides Bay.
The Man Up In The Mud run is a great mud run approximately 4.5 miles in distance. Following a great coastal route, the course promises to be boggy and muddy with obstacles to climb over and under!
The Preseli Beast is an off-road racing event, still a relatively new event as it is only in its fifth year now. Approximately 24 miles off road, this race takes in a route through wooded valleys, trails and paths taking in scenery across the Gwaun Valley and Newport Bay. Opt for a smaller race with the Beast Bach, an 11 mile off-road race, or rise to the challenge of the Ultrabeast - a 32 mile off-road race! The start and finish are in Maenclochog, with the Ultrabeast kicking off first at 9am.
The BANFF Mountain Film Festival makes a return to the Torch Theatre this year with another selection of incredible short films showcasing adventures from across the world. There's also the opportunity to win a number of free goodies in a prize draw! Tickets cost £13.50 or £12 for concessions.
Running from the event headquarters at Oriel Y Parc in St. David's, this event sees approximately 1500 cyclists take part in the sportive tour of Pembrokeshire. There are three distance routes covering much of North Pembrokeshire taking you through Fishguard, Newport and Cardigan depending on the distance you take part in. It's a great event for athletes and supporters alike!
The St Davids Cathedral Festival takes place across ten days with a range of classical and contemporary musical performances taking place in the beautiful setting of St Davids Cathedral. This event is a success year after year, and is definitely one not to be missed. Performers in the past have included the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, The Sixteen, Goodwick Brass Band. Haverfordwest Male Voice Choir and the Cambrian Consort of Viols. Performance times vary, please see www.stdavidscathedralfestival.co.uk for more information - tickets can be bought online.
This ultra marathon is approximately 66.6 miles in distance, with approximately 40 miles of the course running along the coastal path with the remainder along the road. In 2016, only 6 people managed to complete and receive their finisher's medal so you can imagine the difficulty level of this challenge! The course runs through coastal locations such as Solva, Porthclais, St Justinians, Whitesands, Abereiddy and Abermawr, guaranteeing a really memorable course. Due to the nature of the course, cut off is at 20 hours with 5 check points and all participants will be required to bring along a full kit of the following items: Head Torch, Space Blanket, Whistle, Mobile Phone, Map (Supplied), Water, Energy Food, Hat, Gloves, Waterproof Clothing, Sun Cream. Entry costs £45 per person.
With two different distances available, you can either enter the Middle Distance Ocean Lava event which is made up of a 1.2 mile swim, a 56 mile cycle and a 13.1 mile run; or the Wales Triathlon Sprint Distance which is made up of a 750m swim, a 13 mile cycle and a 4 mile run. Whether you're an athlete or a spectator, supporters line the streets creating an amazing atmosphere and energy which definitely makes this event a must-see!
With a packed weekend of music, literature, sport and food, Solva's Edge Festival makes the most of the local produce and events, and is a great weekend for all the family. The weekend hosts a Battle of the Bands, an open-water swim and a football tournament, plus there is a Beer and Cider festival throughout the weekend. There will also be a variety of stalls, literature talks, raffles and live music. There really is plenty going on this weekend! Please Note: There are no credit card facilities on site so please bring cash. Local shop/pubs offer cash back. See edgefestival.co.uk for more details
Pembrokeshire's County Show returns for another year! This annual event brings thousands of people to the Haverfordwest Showground each year. With a variety of crafts and stalls, there is also displays, exhibitions and performances to see! There is a whole host of agricultural machinery on show as well as livestock to see, and a number of horse shows. Of course there is also plenty of opportunities to meet and greet with local businesses, as well as sampling some great local produce on offer in the food hall!
Held in various locations across the seaside town of Fishguard, this festival occurs annual over the August Bank Holiday celebrating jazz and blues music.
Wonderful short break, We are going to retire probably South to West Wales, so have been looking around. Perfect.
We've stayed in many cottages and this one rates with the best
Pembrokeshire delivers the goods yet again. What a special spot
Thank you for such a warm welcome. A very dog friendly home. Bertie & Hettie did so enjoy themselves
Thank you for such a lovely cottage. So nice we didn't need to go out! Beautiful bedding and blankets - homely and comfortable
What a wonderful week, so mmuch for playing with the cousins in the cottage on Whitesands & Porthsele. On the wednesday before James & Vicki arrived we saw a seal pup on Porthsele, what a memory. Lots of running in the sea too with James, William & Lila and kicking the ball
Another wonderful stay. Cottage and scenery amazing
A very happy half term mini break with cousins
Thankyou for a lovely time
Good location, great weather and walks
Fabulous Fabulous Best cottage ever, will be back thanks
Beautiful cottage, Beautiful area, stunning waether
What a happy time we have had, lovely weather, walks on the beach - beautiful service at St David's Cathedral and so well looked after. Thank you from us & 2 very happy spaniels
As we came through the doors the girls 'whooped' with joy!. Always lovely to come back. It's a home from home and though the waves were not good, the weather was amazing so we left very happy! Nice to see all the locals again and after three years here feel very at home. Thank you again XXX
From Bristol. What a beautiful house in a beautiful spot! Thank you for a very relaxing week
It was FAB!
Diolch yn fawr! Lleoliad hyfryd a phobreth yn berffaith - Teulu Carnish o Brybank!!A maya Abertawe!
Only a short stay, great weather everyday and ice cream everday. SO nice to be on a warm beach! So happy the kids are now comfortable in the water. William now really enjoying boogy board
Had a really lovely stay thanks! Great pity we could not enjoy your lovely garden to the full as the weather was poor 5 days out of 7. Had some great walks too. First time in Pembrokeshire, we'll be back.
Got the kids into wave jumping! Their fear of water maybe going!Use of a gro clock means I have no idea if herring still there! Such excitement from the kids when woken up in the car to discover they were here, such happy children
Absolutely fabulous time- top 3 are (in no particular order)Stackpole (great walks), Fish & Chips from the Shed in Porthgain & visits to Melin Tregwynt & Middle Hill. But top of the tree is really this wonderful house- so homely & beautiful. Thank you!
Our first visit to this beautiful home- such a delight, very cosy, gorgeous decor so homely. We are glad we ignored the weather forecasts! Thank you
Lovely cottage in a lovely area
First trip to Pembrokeshire - superb weather (we were expecting a lot more rain) Homely cottage, brilliant family holiday. Liked Sloop Inn Porthgain
Lovely place, great weather. Fab time
Very cold and white with frost in the morning making it very picturesque. Good to be here for St Davids day with a lot of activities
Lila's first visit to wales. We had a wonderful time. Good weather everyday bar one. Walks, beach & the cottage perfect. A serious mission up Carn lidl the hard way with Carlos carrying both Children!
It is so lovely being back. We have been looking forward to this holiday and as usual never dissapointed, we even have new surfers to the household! Thank you again xxx
Lovely Cottage in a beautiful location. Very enjoyable Thank you
A lovely relaxing 2 weeks. Met all expectations- thank you
This time work and R & R. Saw ducklings and a pairof mallards & Heron in stream. Sad to be leaving on such a beautiful morning. Love the new steps on the lawn.
such a delightful home with every mod-con! Beaches beautiful, people delightful- we are smitten!! Thank you
First stayed at The Leat January 1988! Lovely then, even better now. Home from home
We have enjoyed our two weeks in this lovely cottage. Also enjoyed the Cathedral Festival, we both heard the cuckoo but Simon also saw it. Only one day of rain, otherwise wall to wall sunshine
A lovely house warm and well appointed loved the coastal walks. Beautiful area
Excellent walking at Pwl Deri and St Justaians. Ate well at Warpool Court hotel. Cottage very snug
Wonderful week with surprisingly good weather. Seals and porpoises around Ramsey Island a highlight
Clean, Comfortable and well equipped
A Superb stay- with world cliff diving champonships as an amazing highlight. Good food, good games, good fun!
Lovely place, cottage very well equiped. Very clean and peaceful, perfect for some R&R
Wonderful week introducing Huw to the Leat. Had a good boat ride round Ramsey Island. Bought a cool sword & Shield at Castell Henllys
I loved it, Thank you. My sister and I love this house and the beach xxx
Great cottage! Had lovely time in beautiful cottage, will definately be back!
Fabulous cottage, had a lovely time, great walks
A beautiful cottage, very homely, thankyou!
Delighted to be back again - after nearly 30 years!
The Leat has the 'wow' factor, so relaxing, cottage to our taste, would l9ove to return this year!
So much packed into such a short time but seems like a million miles from home - lovely!
A spectacularly well organised week of walks, sights, sunshine and laughter. Thank you
Lovely as always, pity about the weather
Fab cottage, very quiet loved coastal scenery- had fab time! Thank you
Fantastic shed buliding, Shame about the weather but a typical gorgeous day today.
After a frantic year of building its so wonderful to relax in a beautiful cottage. As usaul St Davids waves its magical wand.
Very impressed of cottage and area. Hope to return, We had a great week.
Again a wonderful weekend and a very special place to play 9 holes. What a view! Thanks
Our second visit- lovely holiday, weather very mixed. Cottage cosy as ever. Children want to stay here and dog very at home.
Enjoyed our stay in pembrokeshire very much. Wonderful location, enjoyed big waves and good food as well as some sunshine.
All kinds of weather this week but it didnt stop us from having a lovely week.
Lots of walks and giggles watching Charlie surf. Had a relaxing week, Now back to crazy London.
Beautiful weather and lots of golf. I love it here.
Third stay at the Leat, gorgeous as ever! lovely half term, warm day's and lots of fresh air. Children and dog all tired but dont want to leave again! Be back next year.
Fabulous and beautiful county and a beautiful cottage, would come again
Absolutely beautiful cottage, lots of lovely walks, its been like heaven.
Another great weekwnd here thankyou. Shame about the backgammon result.
Great holiday, kids now commited boogie boarders
Finally got back to delightful cottage again. A fab week surfing and swimming all over Pembrokeshire
Beautiful cottage, love the stream! Whitesands, surfing, coasteering and boat was very good.
A really wonderful family christmas. I've never seen the stream so high.
Seciond visit to The Leat did not disappoint - Bird books and stream a sepcial treat!
An Indian Summer as ever in Pembrokeshire was relaxed and refreshed
A wonderful week in a magical cottage - Many thanks
Thank you so much for sharing a special secret at such a glorious time of year. It ahs been the most wonderful easter.
I have never been so exited about a holiday before and, as always it hasn't dissapointed! I love it here so much.
Lovely house, very comfy. A young kestrel sat on the window sill for 1/2 an hour every morning!
Sheer perfection. Beautifully appointed, stunning weather and such friendly people.
The Leat - absolutely amazing - fell in love with the place. I'll recommend it to everyone.
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