For those of you looking for dog friendly Gower Holiday Cottages, we’ve put together a featured list of ten highly-rated holiday dwellings. They can be found on or within close proximity to the picturesque Gower Peninsula. Each one welcomes at least one well-behaved pooch.
A traditional holiday cottage overlooking the village of Burry Port which is a short drive from the Gower – set near the owner’s home, this lovely property affords some fabulous sea views and is able to accommodate up to six guests. The interior is brimming with character, comprising ceiling beams, exposed stone walls and a feature fireplace that houses a wood-burner stove. There are three bedrooms (1 double, 1 single, 1 adult room), a bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and shower cubicle and a large well-equipped kitchen. The living room, with includes the wood-burner, has two two-seater sofas. To the front of the cottage is seating – there’s also a separate enclosed garden with patio and furniture about 20 yards away. 2 Graig Cottages is very well-appointed with the picturesque coast of South Wales in easy reach, while Burry Port itself includes a collection of shops and good restaurants. The 22km Millennium Coastal Path is also within close proximity, allowing guests to truly appreciate this beautiful region.
This stylish former barn set in the village of Llanarthney and sleeps four guests. As is typical of most high-quality barn conversions, the interior has been sympathetically converted and therefore retains numerous character features including exposed beams and the original stone walls. These have been tastefully integrated with contemporary furnishings to offer stylish self catering accommodation. There are two en-suite double bedrooms, a kitchen with range cooker, a dining room and living room. Both the kitchen and living room include large picture windows while the rear garden, with patio and furniture, offers sublime countryside views. 5 Buarth Y Bragwr is about a fifty-minute drive from the Gower Peninsula with its highly-rated beaches. There are also numerous top attractions nearby such as the Gwili Steam Railway, Dinefwr Castle and Country Park as well as Aberglasney House and Garden.
5 Chandlers Yard is a well-presented three storey townhouse in Burry Port. Exuding style both inside and out, this lovely holiday property sleeps up to eight with four bedrooms (2 doubles, 3 doubles, 1 twin), two of which are en-suite. There’s a large open-plan kitchen and diner, two bathrooms and a comfy living room with leather sofas which leads to a light-and-airy conservatory with extra seating. From here, guests have access to a rear patio with furniture – there’s also a garden to the front of the property. Set on the magnificent South Wales coast, 5 Chandlers Yard is ideally placed for exploring local beaches as well as Burry Port’s bustling harbour. Within close proximity is the Millennium Coastal Path – considered to be one of the most scenic routes in all of Wales. Slightly further afield but reachable by car is the Gower Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – the first region in the UK to be assigned this internationally-recognised status.
Situated in the small village of Trapp, this large holiday cottage can accommodate up to eight guests with four bedrooms (1 king-size double, 1 double, 2 twins). Furnished and decorated to exacting standards throughout, the well-presented interior comprises a bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and shower cubicle and an open-plan kitchen with dining area. Patio doors lead out from the comfortable living room to a garden with lawn, patio, furniture and barbecue. There’s also a games room with full-size pool table. Cennen Lodge is near the ancient town of Llandeilo (3 miles) which offers a good collection of independent shops, boutiques and bistros. Slightly further afield but reachable by car is the beautiful Gower Peninsula with its sandy beaches. Also within reach is the dramatically beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park – a wonderful base from which to explore this picturesque region of Wales.
This is one of our most charming dog-friendly Gower holiday cottages – well-furnished throughout, Corner Cottage is ideally placed for exploring the majestic Welsh coast. Inside are three bedrooms (1 double, 1 single with pull-out bed, 1 mezzanine twin), a bathroom with bath and shower over and a ground-floor shower room with shower cubicle. The living room features leather sofas and a piano while the well-equipped kitchen includes a traditional range cooker. From the kitchen, a retractable ladder leads up to the mezzanine twin bedroom with its vaulted ceiling. To the side of the property is a private, enclosed courtyard. Literally on the doorstep is the pretty Gower village of Reynoldston featuring a well-stocked local shop and pub. In addition, the bustling, rejuvenated town of Swansea is a short drive away and boasts a top collection of good restaurants as well as a vibrant night-life.
King Gaddle Cottage is a beautiful stone-built property in the Carmarthenshire village of Laugharne. Exuding character both inside and out, this fabulous holiday dwelling sleeps two guests with an en-suite king-size double bedroom that’s set on a mezzanine landing. It also includes vaulted ceilings and wooden beams. Character features like these can be found throughout the stylish interior – the modern, well-equipped kitchen is graced by exposed stone walls while the sitting area includes a brick fireplace that houses a traditional wood-burner stove. To the rear is an enclosed garden with patio and furniture. On the doorstep is the Laugharne – a historical town that was the birthplace of Dylan Thomas. In addition to an impressive medieval castle, visitors have access to the actual boathouse in which the great poet grew up. Also nearby is the broad and sandy expanse of Pendine Sands, where numerous land-speed records have been attempted and set. Guests with cars are about an hour’s drive from the Gower Peninsula.
Old Dairy is one of two dog friendly cottages in the Gower – able to accommodate four guests, this ground-floor property is set near the owner’s farm. The interior brilliantly fuses traditional features with modern furnishings – so as well as exposed brickwork, stable doors and ceiling beams, it includes a modern well-equipped kitchen that includes the latest mod-cons, together with a cosy, stylish living room with leather sofas. There are two bedrooms (1 en-suite king-size double, 1 twin) and a bathroom with bath and shower over. Outside this immaculate property is an enclosed gravelled garden with furniture and a barbecue. The tiny village of Scurlage, which has a pub and well-stocked shop, is a little over 3 miles from Rhossili and its magnificent, award-winning beach. Closer still is Port Eynon (1.5 miles) – the Gower’s most southerly seaside village that also boasts a highly-rated beach. Also well worth a visit is Cefn Bryn ridge – one of the highest points in the area which affords some wonderful views of the Gower and beyond.
A spacious holiday home near Kidwelly that sleeps up to eight guests – this peacefully-appointed property features three bedrooms (2 doubles, 1 twin) and a bathroom with bath and shower cubicle. The open-plan living area integrates a large well-equipped kitchen with dining table, a living room with wood-burner and comfy corner sofa – guests also have access to an external games room that houses a pool table, juke box and dart board. The exterior comprises an enclosed garden with children’s play area that includes swings, a slide and playhouse. Pen-Yr-Erw is about two miles from the historic town of Kidwelly and its majestic Norman castle. Additional visitor attractions in the vicinity include the 500-acre Pembrey Country Park as well as the flat, sandy expanse of Cefn Sidan Beach – Wale’s first Blue Flag award winner. There’s also ample opportunity to explore this beautiful region on two wheels with the Celtic Trail Cycleway within easy reach of the property.
This unique holiday property has been converted from a school house to offer stylish self catering accommodation for six. The reverse level interior comprises three bedrooms (2 doubles, 1 twin) and a shower room with shower on the ground-floor. Stairs lead to a split-level open-plan space on the first-floor that incorporates a well-equipped kitchen with island and a living room with stone feature fireplace and leather sofa – there’s also a large dining table while outside is a tiered garden with furniture. The School House affords some wonderful views of the Gower Peninsula which is a short car journey away. So too is Pembrey Country Park as well as the Millennium Coastal Path – a scenic 13-mile coastal path that takes in some magnificent coastal vistas. The bustling towns of Llanelli (5 miles) and Carmarthen (13 miles) are also reachable by car.
Beautifully-presented holiday lodge set in a quite rural location near Pontardawe. It can accommodate up to four guests with a king size double bedroom and sofa bed. The stylish open-plan interior also comprises a modern kitchen complete with breakfast bar and the usual mod-cons, a dining section and sitting area. Outside is a private decked veranda with furniture and hot tub that affords some lovely countryside views. The Cabin is ideally-placed for exploring picturesque. places like the Brecon Beacons National Park, Afan Forest Park as well as the Gower which is about a forty-minute drive away. The nearby village of Pontardawe is well-served by a collection of shops and pubs, while the bustling city of Swansea is also within driving distance. Slightly further afield is Llannelli (17 miles) – vibrant county town of Carmarthenshire.