The Villa is a gorgeous detached, traditional stone cottage which has been beautifully renovated throughout to provide excellent accommodation, yet retaining all its unique magic with a wealth of original features to create a charming retreat nestling in an idyllic location, only yards from the beach at Abereiddy and the famous Blue Lagoon.
The sheltered, sunken garden and patio are perfect to enjoy an evening drink or an alfresco meal while you listen to the waves crashing on the beach. The open plan living space has natural oak and slate floors and a modern cottage-style fitted kitchen, the lounge area has a wonderful stone chimney breast with woodburning stove and comfy leather seating to relax and cosy-up on chillier evenings. Comfortably furnished to a high standard in a stylish contemporary look with the natural colours reflecting the proximity of the sea, the ‘blue’ sandy beach and the striking Blue Lagoon.
Enjoy exploring the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path and marvel at the dramatic cliffs and picturesque coves. Follow the Coast Path to Traeth Llyfn Beach, voted one of the best hidden beaches in the UK and one of Pembrokeshire’s finest, only 1 mile away or keep walking, past the old slate works, to The Sloop Inn and art galleries at Porthgain, a further half a mile away.
The Villa is a magical holiday cottage for families and couples which will give everlasting memories to cherish.
One Level Accommodation - This denotes that a bedroom, bathroom or shower room, whb/wc, living area and kitchen are on one level - guests must check the property access statement on the website or request a copy via email to base their decision on, as there may be other access issues.
Ground Floor: Enclosed porch, hall, utility room, cloakroom/whb/wc, open plan lounge/kitchen/diner, double room/ensuite wet room/whb/wc, twin room, bunk room, bathroom/shower attachment/whb/wc.
Heating: Night storage and electric heaters, woodburner - starter pack provided.
Electricity: £30 per week Sept to May, free June - August.
Parking: 1 space and further spaces adjacent to the cottage on gravelled area.
Facilities: Electric ceramic hob and electric fan oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, TV, DVD player, CD player, iPod dock, WiFi, towels, garden furniture, barbecue.
Dr Beynon's Bug Farm is one of the most unique and exciting attractions that Pembrokeshire has to offer, so much so that it won an award for Most Exciting Business at the 2016 Pembrokeshire Tourism Awards. Also a working farm and Scientific Research Centre, The Bug Farm is now a popular visitor's attraction. With a Tropical Bug Zoo and Bug Museum, a Bug Farm Trail and Walled Garden, and even an indoor play area in their Bug Barn, there is plenty to do and see! They host regular workshops and events as well as offering lectures, tours and bug handling with up-close sessions. The Bug Farm is a Visit Wales Quality Assured Visitor Attraction, having also won Best Start-Up of the Year at the 2016 FSB Worldpay Business Awards and won the 2015 Plantlife International Meadow Maker of the Year for Wales. Dr Sarah Beynon has been selected by the Welsh Government as an "emerging legend" to coincide with Wales' 2017 Year of Legends.
The Bug Farm is also home to the restaurant everyone is talking about, Grub Kitchen, which serves creative and delicious dishes where the ingredients are local conservation grade produce as well as edible insects - don't worry, there are a number of dishes available for those of you who don't fancy sampling bugs! The Grub Kitchen holds a Visit Wales Quality Cafe Award.
The Grub Kitchen is open from 12pm - 3.30pm during Bug Farm opening hours. On days when they are available, up-close sessions are available on the hour every hour between 11am and 4pm with a surcharge of £1 - please check prior to your visit.
Children must be supervised at all times and well behaved dogs are welcome on leads to the Bug Farm however certain areas are marked not suitable for dogs as it is still a working farm.
Experience some of the finest places the natural world has to offer with boat trips to Ramsey island, Skomer and Grassholm. Discover a magical island wilderness coupled with the fun and excitement of a true marine expedition. You will witness some of the most powerful currents in Britain, pass beneath some of the highest cliffs in Wales and see spectacular breeding colonies of thousands of nesting seabirds.
Dogs are welcomed providing they are happy on board and are not particularly verbal during the trip. The number of dogs permitted is limited per trip.
Carve a silver ring using jewellers wax and a selection of tools. This workshop will be held at Peppers (a super cool jazz basement, fine dining bistro and art gallery). Why not stay and have a delicious dinner after the workshop? Peppers are offering a 10% discount to silver ring crafters on the night. Please Note: *18+ – We have an under 18s policy due to the sharp tools used in this workshop. +Payable on the night you can choose to add – £20 for wide ring upgrade / £25 for a second ring / £30 for rose gold plating. For more informatio or to book a place please visit their website: http://www.makeitinwales.co.uk/
Known to be a very challenging but beautiful course, the Ras Dewi Sant is a full and a half marathon running on Saturday 25th February. The full marathon runs point to point along the coastal path with an entry cost of £35 whereas the half marathon is a loop course with an entry cost of £25. All entry includes a T-shirt, Medal and refreshments including cawl, tea and coffee. There are also first aid stations and changing rooms available for all participants.
Ceramic Flatware evening workshop and tuition is being held at Peppers in Fishguard. All materials required to make and decorate your flatware are included in the course fee. ( this can be found on the website below) A spacious work area is allocated to each student along with their own set of tools to use while they’re here. Includes bread, oils, olives and hummus. Return p&p after firing is an additional £9 per plate. To book a place please visit their website. http://www.makeitinwales.co.uk/
A firm favourite with our regular visitors, Picton Castle's Easter Egg Trail for children is a self-guided scamper through fabulous woodlands as they burst into bloom. Collect your leaflet at the Ticket Office and follow the trail – you will find clues along the way! When you have finished, pop into the Gift Shop to collect your prize. It's a great way for the whole family to enjoy the woodlands as masses of Rhododendrons, Azaleas and Magnolias come into flower. While the kids rush around in search of clues, the ‘grown-ups' can enjoy the magnificent colours and scents. After the walk, what better reward than a nice warming cup of hot chocolate with cream and a homemade cake in the Courtyard Restaurant, or perhaps make it a lunchtime visit and enjoy the Spanish dish of the day with a glass of wine or beer! Normal Entry Fees apply with a £1.00 charge for the Easter Egg Trail Telephone: 01437 751326 Email: email@example.com
Come and join the Easter fun at Scolton Manor with Easter Quizzes and Easter trail around the grounds, Free with entry to the Manor. Work out the clues to win a prize.£1.00 per child
The Pembrokeshire 100 mile race is a challenging ultra-race along the stunning Pembrokeshire Coastal Path from Milford Haven to Cardigan. More information please visit the website: http://www.runwalkcrawl.co.uk/events/pembrokeshire-100-stage-race.html or call: 02920 23 55 23
Two full days of kite flying in on Broad Haven’s ‘Blue Flag’ Beach. A 2 day event organised by Midlands Kite Fliers
Come and take a visit to Picton Castle’s Annual Spring Plant and Craft Fair is the perfect way to get expert advice and beautiful plants from specialist growers, and to stock up on some unique gifts and crafts to add colour to your world. With over 40 wonderful stalls to browse through, and the added advantage of 40 acres of awesome springtime woodlands to wander through, plus, tours of our 13th Century Castle and a lovely restaurant where you can ‘people-watch’ whilst enjoying a speciality coffee and something tasty, it’s a really memorable day out for all the family! Admission Prices:Adults £7.00, Seniors £6.00,Children £4.00 Under 5’s Free or Family Ticket £24.50.
Day three of the MKF ( Midlands Kite Fliers) Rendezvous with a day flying at Hilton Court Gardens and Crafts, Roch, Pembrokeshire with its stunning coastal views overlooking St Brides Bay.
The Man Up In The Mud run is a great mud run approximately 4.5 miles in distance. Following a great coastal route, the course promises to be boggy and muddy with obstacles to climb over and under!
The Preseli Beast is an off-road racing event, still a relatively new event as it is only in its fifth year now. Approximately 24 miles off road, this race takes in a route through wooded valleys, trails and paths taking in scenery across the Gwaun Valley and Newport Bay. Opt for a smaller race with the Beast Bach, an 11 mile off-road race, or rise to the challenge of the Ultrabeast - a 32 mile off-road race! The start and finish are in Maenclochog, with the Ultrabeast kicking off first at 9am.
The BANFF Mountain Film Festival makes a return to the Torch Theatre this year with another selection of incredible short films showcasing adventures from across the world. There's also the opportunity to win a number of free goodies in a prize draw! Tickets cost £13.50 or £12 for concessions.
Running from the event headquarters at Oriel Y Parc in St. David's, this event sees approximately 1500 cyclists take part in the sportive tour of Pembrokeshire. There are three distance routes covering much of North Pembrokeshire taking you through Fishguard, Newport and Cardigan depending on the distance you take part in. It's a great event for athletes and supporters alike!
The St Davids Cathedral Festival takes place across ten days with a range of classical and contemporary musical performances taking place in the beautiful setting of St Davids Cathedral. This event is a success year after year, and is definitely one not to be missed. Performers in the past have included the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, The Sixteen, Goodwick Brass Band. Haverfordwest Male Voice Choir and the Cambrian Consort of Viols. Performance times vary, please see www.stdavidscathedralfestival.co.uk for more information - tickets can be bought online.
This ultra marathon is approximately 66.6 miles in distance, with approximately 40 miles of the course running along the coastal path with the remainder along the road. In 2016, only 6 people managed to complete and receive their finisher's medal so you can imagine the difficulty level of this challenge! The course runs through coastal locations such as Solva, Porthclais, St Justinians, Whitesands, Abereiddy and Abermawr, guaranteeing a really memorable course. Due to the nature of the course, cut off is at 20 hours with 5 check points and all participants will be required to bring along a full kit of the following items: Head Torch, Space Blanket, Whistle, Mobile Phone, Map (Supplied), Water, Energy Food, Hat, Gloves, Waterproof Clothing, Sun Cream. Entry costs £45 per person.
This very popular annual event is back once again! With classic vehicles of all varieties, there's something here for car lovers, tractor lovers, military vehicle buffs and those mad for motorcycles! There will be children's entertainment, craft stalls and refreshments available.
With two different distances available, you can either enter the Middle Distance Ocean Lava event which is made up of a 1.2 mile swim, a 56 mile cycle and a 13.1 mile run; or the Wales Triathlon Sprint Distance which is made up of a 750m swim, a 13 mile cycle and a 4 mile run. Whether you're an athlete or a spectator, supporters line the streets creating an amazing atmosphere and energy which definitely makes this event a must-see!
With a packed weekend of music, literature, sport and food, Solva's Edge Festival makes the most of the local produce and events, and is a great weekend for all the family. The weekend hosts a Battle of the Bands, an open-water swim and a football tournament, plus there is a Beer and Cider festival throughout the weekend. There will also be a variety of stalls, literature talks, raffles and live music. There really is plenty going on this weekend! Please Note: There are no credit card facilities on site so please bring cash. Local shop/pubs offer cash back. See edgefestival.co.uk for more details
Pembrokeshire's County Show returns for another year! This annual event brings thousands of people to the Haverfordwest Showground each year. With a variety of crafts and stalls, there is also displays, exhibitions and performances to see! There is a whole host of agricultural machinery on display as well as livestock to see, a fair, and a number of horse and dog shows. Of course there is also plenty of opportunities to meet and greet with local businesses, as well as sampling some great local produce on offer in the food hall!
Held in various locations across the seaside town of Fishguard, this festival occurs annual over the August Bank Holiday celebrating jazz and blues music.
Fishguard’s Autumn Festival will be holding a ‘Family fun and Fireworks’ on Goodwick seafront. Pembrokeshire Firespinners will be at the event this year as well as many other fun activities.
Come along to Trewern Arms for Fireworks and to celebrate Bonfire night. Enter into the Best-dressed Guy Fawkes' competition. Enjoy a glass of something warming and a pork roll before the fireworks display later on that evening.
Fishguard once again welcomes you to it's Annual New Year's Eve Street Party! With celebrations, live music and fireworks - it really is a fantastic party to celebrate the coming of the New Year! Refreshments are available on the street and in the surrounding pubs and restaurants. This event is free entry, donations are appreciated as any money given is then put towards next year's celebrations.
Thank you for beautiful home. It was pretty cool. We had fun at coasteering and fought with waves .
We had a super time, great cottage, lovely walks, views and beaches
A lovely cottage, enjoyed a wonderful holiday. Enjoyed the walks around the coast especially Porthgain - St Davids was beautiful, enjoyed visiting the Cathedral and many art and craft shops, lots of lovely places to eat!
A wonderful cottage & Location - We will be back, thank you for all the beautiful touches (& the fire starter pack) Have seen seals galore.
4th stay & again most enjoyable cottage never disappoints! Thanks
Superb Cottage, tastefully furbished, fantastic surroundings, a great long weekend which we all thoroughly enjoyed, thank you very much!
As good as anywhere we have stayed and are already thinking of booking next year. Especially hot, was good yesterday with Celtic Quest, you'll find them at the beach most days, had some great walks.
A second visit to this great cottage in such a wonderful location. We have once again had superb weather and have enjoyed lots of sunny walks and seal and dolphin spotting. We hope to return thank you.
Everyone enjoyed their holiday in this wonderful home, Pembrokehsire is very alluring and it was an honour to stay in such a beautiful place.
Down for liong weekend - Perfect. Weather has been brilliant. Cottage delightful Thankyou.
We stayed here for our first holiday over 10 year ago so it was lovely to return, the cottage is simply stunning, Thank you.
Peaceful, beautiful and very relaxing home, many thanks
This is our second visit to the villa and we've enjoyed a perfect cosy Christmas.
Absolutely loved it, We'll be back.
This was our second stay in this wonderful cottage. We enjoyed it again and looking forward to coming next year.
Cottage absolutely charming, a lot of work & thought gone into providing everything needed for a superb holiday.
Beautiful Location, perfect for the children. Lovely Cottage, enjoyed very much
What a great week. Surrounded by Family, bathed in sunshine, calmed by the quiet! We first stayed in The Villa 15 years ago. The cottage has changed beyond recognition and for the better may we say. Had a Brill time. We will be back for our 16th year. Thank you for your efforts to make us comfortable
This is our 3rd visit to the Villa- we love it, and it feels like a home from home. We find it well equipped and love the art works everywhere
Peaceful, beautiful and very relaxing home. Many Thanks xxx
We stayed here for our first holiday over 10 years ago. So it was lovely to return. The cottage is imply Stunning Thank you X
Lovely Cottage, quiet relaxinig break. Saw sea lions early morning. Like home from home comforts, would definately return. Thank you
Perfect Cottage. Great walks to Porthgain (for live lobster!) and round dinas head. Thanks so much for a wonderful stay!
Great cottage, wonderful location the walk to Porthgain world class.
Wonderful, great place. Great Holiday
We have had a lovely week in this great cottage many walks from the front door.
Great, relaxing time had by all. Thank You!
We love Abereiddy and have oftern walked past this cottage during its restoration. It is so lovely to stay here! your taste is exceptional and we really appreciate the art which reflects the beauty of the area
A beautiful cottage in a beautiful spot. Seals, walking, the shed, the sloop, coasteering with Celtic Quest. Thank you we hope to be back again soon
We have had a lovley time. The villa is excellent wuith everything we needed.
I have stayed in many cottages and this Abereiddy Villa is one of the very best- stunning views, comfortable home- a real pleasure to bring my German family to- thank you
Comfortable cottage a lovely week had by all
Another wonderful two weeks in this lovley cottage- we've really enjoyed Abereiddy TYf has to offer. Thank you very much!
2nd visit to the Villa! Thanks for making this quality place available
We had a great week in this lovely cottage. The weather was a bit mixed, but much better than the widespread floods further North!. We greatly enjoyed walking along the coastal path, saw many seals and pups. All in all, a hugely enjoyable time
A Beautiful cottage, in a tranquil spot. A lovley meal at Cwtch, and some great cake at The Shed at Porthgain. Lots of seals seen on our boat trip around Ramsey Island
The Alfords are back again for another wonderful holiday in Abereiddy. Visiting in the Autumn made an intresting change to our normal holiday time in June, especially with seal pup season. Some fantastic bird slightings too including a very intimate merlin encounter in Trefin. The holiday was perfectly concluded by a meal in the Cambrain Inn, in Solva. Be back soon!
Our second visit, we had a lovely time house was warm and cosy!
arrived Good Friday, had the delight of being welcomed with Milk, Tea and most appreciated Welsh Cakes! Cottage (villa)has been a hit in our family. We have rented out Coastal Cottages in and around Wales and the UK and this has to be our favourite. We have been so relaxed with a lovely fire in the cold evening and waking up listening to the sound of the waves. We'll be back!!!
We first came here when I was 3. We come here every year and now I am 6. We love this Villa and it's very cosy in the winter. We walked to Porthgain and around St Davids and on the last day we had a BBQ
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