Pembrokeshire is one of Wales’ most visited short break holiday destinations, featuring an impressive coastline and a variety of pretty towns and villages. So to help you in your search for Pembrokeshire holiday cottages and self catering properties, we’ve hand-picked ten properties that are situated close to the many visitor attractions and beauty spots found throughout this region. Take a look!
One of two Pembrokeshire self catering holiday cottages set on the owner’s dairy farm in Haverfordwest. Barn Cottage is a two-storey property that’s suitable for medium-sized groups and has been painstakingly furnished throughout. The interior oozes character and includes features such as an exposed brick fireplace, ceiling beams and stable-styled doors. On the first floor are three bedrooms (2 doubles, 1 twin) and a bathroom with bath. The ground-floor comprises a shower room, a fitted kitchen with dining area and a rustic beamed living room with wood-burner. Outside is a very well-kept, shared-use garden that includes furniture and a gazebo. The ancient county town of Haverfordwest is about four miles from the property and includes a variety of independent shops, quirky pubs and good restaurants. Guests are also within close proximity to top visitor attractions such as Oakwood Theme Park, Folly Farm and Bluestone Water Park.
Charming stone holiday cottage near the hamlet of Felindre Farchog and set on a farm next to the owner’s home. It has three bedrooms (2 doubles, 1 single) on the first floor while the ground-floor comprises a bathroom with bath and shower over with shower cubicle, a kitchen with small dining table for four and living room with wood-burner. Character features can be found throughout the property such as exposed brickwork and wall to exposed wall to ceiling beams. From the kitchen, stable-doors lead out to a patio with furniture and an enclosed lawn garden. Coed Cadw offers a great base from which to explore the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park with numerous beauty spots in the vicinity including Presel Hills and the Ty Canol Nature Reserve. Sandy beaches are nearby as well such as Poppit Sands, while guest also have access to major historical attractions like Pentre Ifan Burial Chamber.
Eynons Cottage is a pretty single-storey holiday property set in the peaceful village of Roch. The tastefully decorated interior is full of character, comprising stable doors, exposed stone brickwork and ceiling beams. Inside, there are two bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin), a bathroom with bath and shower-over and an open-plan configuration comprising a small but well-equipped kitchen with dining table and a sitting area. Outside is an enclosed garden with furniture and barbecue while the picturesque village of Roch is right on the doorstep. Set on the fringes of Pembrokeshire National Park, Eynons Cottage offers easy access to an array of beauty spots as well as major visitor attractions like Oakwood Theme Park and the chapel of St Govan. Slightly further afield are the towns of Haverfordwest and the city of St Davids with its impressive cathedral.
This charming, rurally-located holiday cottage is set near the village of Rhodiad y Brenin near St Davids. Exuding character both inside and out, the rustic interior features ceiling and wall beams, an inglenook fireplace and exposed brickwork. There are five bedrooms on the first floor (1 double, 2 twins, 1 adult bunk room, 1 king-size, 1 single) while the ground-floor comprises a shower room with shower, a traditional farmhouse kitchen with breakfast area, a separate dining room that houses a large table for group meals and a living room with open-fire. Outside is a large enclosed garden with patio furniture and patio. Guests also have access to large open grassed areas at the front of the property. Nearby visitor attractions include the ancient city of St Davids with its fine cathedral and of course the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.
This semi-detached holiday cottage is set in the picturesque Creswell Quay and adjoins the owner’s home. The well-presented interior has two bedrooms (1 king-size double, 1 adult bunk room) that afford some superb views out over the estuary and an open-plan ground-floor comprising original features such as quarry tile flooring. There’s also a bathroom with bath and shower over, a modern well-equipped kitchen with table for five guests and a comfortable living room with a traditional fire place that houses a wood-burner stove. The exterior features an enclosed sheltered garden with furniture that also provides some lovely waterside vistas. An ancient pub is a two minute walk from the property, while guests have easy access to a variety of top local beaches. In addition, the popular resort of Tenby is short drive away (8 miles) as well as the pretty little market town of Narberth (10 miles).
A beautiful stone holiday cottage set in the Preseli Mountains about 10 miles from Cardigan. This former dairy farm property retains man period features such as its ceiling beams, sash windows and quarry stile flooring. There are two bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin) and two bathrooms, a modern kitchen with dining table, a separate dining room and a living room with wood-burner stove. Guests have access to a shared one-acre garden that includes furniture, a barbecue and pond. Set on the fringes of the Preseli Mountains, Penlanfach Farmhouse is also near major visitor attractions such as Oakwood Theme Park and the Iron Age keep, Castell Henllys. The tiny Crymych is the closest village (3 miles) and is well served by a good variety of shops.
This charming Pembrokeshire holiday cottage is set in the heart of Saundersfoot and oozes character both inside and out. Sumptuously furnished, there are two bedrooms (1 super king-size double, 1 twin), a bathroom with corner bath and separate shower. There’s also a large kitchen with four-seat dining table and a living room with gas fire. Although decorated in a contemporary style, there are plenty of character features including polished slate and oak flooring. From the kitchen, sliding glass doors lead out to a multi-level garden area that comprises a decked area and patio as well as a garden area with furniture and barbecue. The fishing village of Saundersfoot is right on the doorstep and boasts a vibrant collection of shops, restaurants and pubs while the popular resort town of Tenby is about 3 miles from the property. There is also an assortment of Blue Flag beaches in the vicinity such as Coppet Hall and Saundersfoot Beach.
Pembrokeshire seaside cottages don’t come more impressive than this stunning 16th century, Grade II-listed holiday property. Set near Amroth beach in a secluded spot, Rhydlandgoed is a wing of Colby Lodge which was built in 1803. It has two bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin), a large bathroom with bath and shower over, a kitchen with dining table for four guests and a living room with wood-burner stove. Guests also have access to a private garden area with furniture and a barbecue via a cobbled courtyard. On the doorstep are Colby Lodge’s beautiful woodland gardens which are protected by the National Trust. They feature a walled garden with gazebo and water feature. Local visitor attractions include Oakwood Park as well as Folly Farm and Dinosaur Park. The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is also nearby as are beautiful towns such as Narberth, Saundersfoot and Pembroke. The remote and sandy beach of Barafundle Bay is also not to be missed.
This well-furnished holiday apartment is located in the idyllic little village of St Florence which is on the outskirts of Tenby. Ideal for those looking for highly-rated Pembrokeshire self catering holiday cottages, it’s able to accommodate two guests with a double bedroom with en-suite shower room. The tastefully-decorated interior also comprises a shower room with shower, a fully-equipped kitchen and a living room with dining area. Guests also have shared access to an indoor heated swimming pool with sauna, a tennis court and crazy golf. Situated near Tenby, the Coach House is part of a holiday cottage complex and is within close proximity to a host of popular local visitor attractions. In addition to the majestic Pembrokeshire coast, these include Welsh Zoo, Heatherton Park and the iconic St Govan’s Chapel. There’s also a good collection of highly-rated beaches at Barafundle, Manorbier and Broad Haven.
This beautiful single-storey barn conversion is around three miles from Pembroke. Peacefully located down a country lane, it’s one of a collection of holiday properties that have been converted from farm buildings. The well-presented interior boasts a variety of original features such as exposed beams, stone walls and vaulted ceilings. There are two bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin), a bathroom with bath and shower over, a stylish kitchen with six-seat dining table and a living room with free-standing wood-burner stove. The exterior comprises an enclosed garden area with furniture. As well highly-rated beaches such as Freshwater West, guests also have easy access to numerous visitor attractions such as St Govan’s Chapel, Pembroke Castle, Folly Farm and Oakwood Theme Park. The resort town of Tenby is also a short drive from the property.