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Westhills is a charming single storey cottage, overlooking the Pembrokeshire sea and countryside, set in its own enclosed, lawned gardens on a private lane a short walk to the National Trust Lydstep headland and down the hill to the pretty sheltered sandy Lydstep Bay (beach), only approx 3.5 miles from Tenby. A favourite with walkers and those wishing for their own space.
An ideal coastal cottage for a large family group or a romantic couple looking for a picturesque coastal retreat with sea views from south facing rooms and real open fire. On a clear day you can look out to sea and spot Lundy Island in the distance. The cottage has a homely feel, with rear patio area off the kitchen & porchway for sunny mornings and evenings. There is lawned garden to the front and rear of the cottage (rear garden is up approx 5 steps). From the entrance hall the sitting room with open fire has a bay style window sea area with sea views and another window looking west. Original parque flooring remains in the sitting room, hallway and dining room. The separate dining room leads to the kitchen with pantry cupboard. A shower room leads off the kitchen and the porchway also leads off the kitchen with a back door onto the patio terrace - a veritable sheltered sun trap. The master bedroom is off the dining room and has it's own ensuite bathroom. The other two bedrooms are off the hallway (after the sitting room) and share the west wing of the cottage with an additional wc and bath/shower room.
Relaxing in front of the real open fire is the perfect way to end a day of exploring Pembrokeshire's Coastal National Park or only a few minutes walk up the lane you can have a drink or eat in the local pub Lydstep Tavern (seasonal opening) or Waves Restaurant, where you can dine overlooking the bay or treat yourself to a pamper session in the spa. Tenby and Manorbier with their sandy beaches and welcoming pubs are only a short drive away.
A short walk down the bumpy lane takes you to the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, the best way to really appreciate this stunning coastline, take in Lydstep Point owned by the National Trust. Explore at low tide the Lydstep Caverns or visit the beautiful private sandy Lydstep Haven beach. For keen golfers, you can walk up and enjoy a round of 9 hole golf at Celtic Haven or there are a further 2 18 hole courses to try within a short drive - Tenby Links Golf Club or Trefloyne Golf Club.
There is a great range of family attractions nearby including Heatherton World of Activities, Manor House Wildlife Park and Folly Farm, all within a short drive of about 3-4 miles. The bustling medieval walled town of Tenby with its pretty cobbled streets and picturesque harbour is only 3ish miles away, sample its range of restaurants, pubs and shops, as well as its 4 glorious sandy beaches. A boat trip to Caldey Island and its Cistercian monks is a must of any holiday. While to the west lies the pretty village of Manorbier popular with surfers, with its medieval Castle and wonderful sandy beach, as well as a popular cafe and village pub.
A highly recommended coastal holiday cottage for any season close to Tenby and Saundersfoot's sandy beaches.
Please ensure your read our access statement for this cottage in the tab above for more information, however if you are still unsure whether the property will be suitable for your needs, don't hesitate to call us on 01437 765 765 to discuss your specific requirements.
Ground Floor: Hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, double room/king size bed/ensuite bathroom/overhead shower/whb/wc, twin room, family room/double/single, bathroom/shower cubicle/whb, separate wc, shower room/whb/wc, rear porch.
Heating: Oil central heating, open fire.
Electricity: & Oil: £20 per week Oct - May, free June - Sept.
Parking: Private, off road for 2 - 3 cars.
Facilities: Electric range double oven and 5 ring ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV/DVD player/iPod dock, radio/CD player, WiFi, towels for hire @ £7 per person per week/shortbreak, barbecue, 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.
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!
Plan a visit to Picton Castle this May for their very first food festival - The Picton Feast! Spread across two days, this event will take place in the stunning grounds of Picton Castle. There will be a range of food and refreshments available with stallholders offering great produce, demonstrations, talks and music entertainment.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Lovely Christmas break. Westhills was a fantastic cottage. Dogs loved the spacious garden and only 10 minute walk to the beach. We spend a lot of time in Tenby and will definitely be back to Westhills!
Thank you for this lovely week we have had, the weather and house has been beautiful (one of the best houses we have ever stayed in) the garden and swing was fab too. Thank you for helping us throughout the week, the service we had was outstanding, the wine was a lovely touch. The location was out of this world, The coastal walks, beaches, Docks and ports too , we would definitely came back to Westhills again. P.s. Barafundle Bay was a real treat everyone should visit and on a nice day take a picnic.
Lovely stay for all of us. Weather good and comfy cottage, children loved swing and all the amazing beaches. Thank you for a lovely week
Great House- perfect for 4 children to run around safely. Perfect location & views. Everything we needed here in the house and in the Surrounding area
Lovely to be back at Westhills- lots of happy memories here! As Usual, kids loved the garden and swing, had some lovely days out at Tenby and Saundersfoot
May I just say that the cottage ticks alll the boxes, it is the first time ever for us that venue has everything that we need or we have forgotten. Truely fantastic thank you for the card and wine, will recomend to all my friends and family 10/10
Our fourth visit to Westhills and another relaxing week, thank you for the welcome card and wine. Our first stay here with rain all week but still a wonderful stay
We arrived, opened the door and we were home! loved the space, the views and the fire. We were lucky to have sun everyday. We walked beautiful beaches, we love Tenby and have visited lots of times with our grandchildren so to come to the bliss of this bungalow and enjoy couple time was wonderful! We will leave sad, but very relaxed and happy
Visit number 16 was a good one- lots of walks on manorbier beach and even some sun. See you in May
Had a wonderful week here, lovely cottage & plenty of room for all of us. discovered some lovely beaches at Pendine and Tenby. Went to St Davids via Newgale which was awesome! Druidstone hotel is a must see, the best views i've ever seen from a pub. Love the cottage especially the fire and the swing
Had a lovely "dog walking" holiday here with super beaches at Freshwater and Tenby. Thank you. Spectacular views from lydstep headland well appointed bungalow had everything we needed.
Lovely holiday, lovely cottage!
Thank you for this lovely week we have had. The weather and house have been beautiful (one of the best houses we have ever stayed in.)The garden and swing were fab too! Thank you for helping us throughout the week. The service we had was outstanding. The wine was a lovely touch, the location was out of this world, the coastal walks, beaches, docks and ports too. We would definitely come back to Westhills again. Yours, Mrs Axon and family. Barafundle Bay was a real treat - everyone should visit and on a nice day take a picnic!
we had a really lovely holiday at Westhills - a gorgeous bungalow with lovely sea views and a large garden, which our 1 year old Labradoodle Heather, really enjoyed.
Cottage lovely, wather not too good, but accommodation so well equipped & comfy it compensated. Thank you for the gesture and a REAL CHRISTMAS TREE!
this cottage has excellent standards - we nicknamed it 'The Tardis' we couldnt believe the size of it from the front view. We have had a wonderful week. Thank you we very much appreciated how well equipped it is (I think I will be taking a trip to IKEA very soon)!
Loved the swing. Went on it every day. Beds were comfy and had a goodnight sleep. Thank you! Sam aged 7
Had a very relaxing time this week. Cottage & garden superb. Couldnt have asked for anything else. Sam loved the swing and had a good time playing football inthe garden. It was our first visit to Wale and we will definately come back again.
Felt really at home here straight away - very comfortable and a nice calm atmosphere. Love this area but didnt know about Lydstep Headland - beautiful!
Brill garden for the kids-lots of places to hide and play hide and seek! Cottage very child friendly and safe also. Appreciated attention to detail - Loved everything.
Your beautiful cottage has the wow factor! Fab location, clean, comfy, tastefully decorated with all mod cons. We loved the unusual garden, huge tree and swing. One week is not long enough to see all the beaches in the area. We will be back!
Many Thanks for such a warm welcome, bottle of wine greatly appreciated. The house was everything and more than we could have asked for - all credit to you.
Weve had a fantastic family holiday. Weather ordered to perfection by end of the week. Will always have fond memories of our daughter enjoying the sea + sand for the first time + taking her first real steps around the cottage.
We had a lovely last week of summer, weather glorious. Fresh Water West at its best, loved Westhills, a beautiful spot so nice to see the sea. Loved the swing, the dogs loved the garden, we loved the house. We have family in Saundersfoot so this was an ideal base for them to join us. The swing and badminton set - brilliant.
Had a wonderful relaxing time at Westhills 1st class holiday home, suitable for us all especially the dogs, Hia and Mirch. A beautiful un-spoilt area to be visited again next year. Thank you !
An exceptional holiday cottage, and we've had lots over the years. A Gorgeous and unspoilt part of the UK, well worth exploring. Our two rated Fresh Water West as the beach for surf, sand, rockpools, and great kite flying
Splendid in all ways. Hope your guests lavish the same care and attention on the house as their hosts have done.
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