This year-round family and dog friendly cottage is perfectly placed to explore
all that the North Pembrokeshire Coast National Park has to offer, from the
Preseli Mountains to the Cathedral City of St Davids.
- Pen Yr Allt is a lovely, 3-bedroom dog friendly cottage, situated
between Fishgaurd and Haverfordwest, in the small village of Wolfscastle. Ideal
for families and friends, this spacious accommodation provides all you need for
an enjoyable stay.
- From the hallway, enter into the heart of the home where a
traditional slate inglenook, provides the focal point for cosy evenings, in front
of the fire. Alternatively, the small sun room is the perfect spot to relax
with the morning paper and your favourite brew.
- The well-appointed kitchen diner has space to sit six,
or alternatively there is a small outside seating area, where you can dine
- Upstairs the 3 bedrooms are furnished to a high standard, with
new furniture and fittings under original exposed roof beams.
- There are room sizes to suit all of the family including a
large master bedroom with kingsize bed, a twin room and a single room, all
served by a family bathroom with roll-top bath and separate shower.
- Outside, there is private parking for two cars with an adjacent
enclosed small garden and mature borders. So, if you fancy a night out, leave
the car at home and take a short stroll to the local inn or country restaurant,
both highly recommended among the Wolfscastle community.
- There are many varied local walks from the doorstep here including the stunning rock outcrop of Treffgarne Rocks (once an ancient hillfort) with far reaching views towards the sea and also Preseli Mountains
- From Treffgarne Gorge, there is another local walk - start at Nant-y-Coy Mill and take in woodland, the river and the Treffgarne Rocks, following a path above the Western Cleddau.
- Wolfcastle also has its own fishing centre,run by Pembrokeshire Anglers Association, with facilities for disabled anglers and natural beauty spots for picnics,
- Why not treat yourself to a holiday souvenir at nearby Wolfscastle Pottery. Here they make lively, strong, functional pots and also large interesting slabbed dishes using glazes ranging from deep copper reds and mauves to exciting blues and greens.
Places to eat within walking distance
- Foodies will be in heaven with the varied selection of eating places within walking distance of Pen yr Allt.
- Wolfscastle Hotel comes highly recommended with a welcoming atmosphere and exceptional food either in its smart new contemporary bistro or restaurant for more formal dining. There is alos a fine stone-built pub, The Wolf Inn, offering bar snacks and Brains Real ales just a stroll from the property.
- In nearby Letterston, The Harp is a friendly country pub and Something’s Cooking, an award winning fish and chip shop – offers sit in or take away.
Pembrokeshire Coastal Path & Preseli Mountains
Historic Porthgain Fishing Village
- Only a short drive or bus ride from Pen yr Allt, you can enjoy magnificent and varied scenery - explore peaceful backwaters, ancient and mystical stone circles and mountains, the Pembrokeshire Coast Path with its glorious views, wonderful bird life, great wild flowers and waters that are home to whales, dolphins and porpoises.
- Porthgain is a small picturesque harbour which is well worth a visit. The Shed bistro/bar offers a good choice of seafood and excellent fish and chips. The Sloop Inn, one of the most famous pubs in Pembrokeshire, is a characterful pub serving excellent bar food. Also in the village is 2 art galleries showing the work of local artists,including John Knapp Fisher,whose gallery is 1 mile away .
Lower Town Fishguard Harbour
- This small market town has independent shops, tea & coffee houses, several pubs, a leisure centre with swimming pool and even a small cinema.
- A Farmers Market is held in the Town Hall every Saturday morning with lots of lovely local goodies to purchase. Also in the town hall is the 'Last Invasion of Britain Tapestry' -sewn by local needle workers to celebrate the centenary of this historic event.
Goodwick & Parrog Beach
- This tiny quaint harbour is now mainly used by pleasure boats, but was once home to a thriving herring fishing fleet
- 'The Ship Inn' is an historic pub serving 'real ale' - popular with locals and holiday makers alike - there are lots of photographs and memorabilia of days gone by and a warm and friendly welcome too!
- Parrog Beach at Goodwick is safe for most watersports, and the Ferry to Ireland leaves daily from the far side of the Bay where there is a main line railway station.
- There are riding stables just a mile away, golf (links courses) at Newport and St Davids, and tiny ancient churches along the Saints and Stones tour to explore.
- Investigate the magnificent medieval Cathedral and ruined Bishops' Palace dedicated to Wales's Patron Saint. The Cathedral is a busy church but also an international venue for music throughout the year; a memorable and rewarding place to visit. The Bishop's Palace will captivate your imagination (and your children's) and take you back to glories past.
- With its independent cafés and local produce, there is plenty to keep you occupied for days of browsing. Don't miss the country market on a Thursday between April and September. In Oriel y Parc, you will find lots of information about the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, useful maps and guidebooks as well as an art gallery and café.
- There are 57 acres of ancient woodland, SSSI, for you to discover and enjoy - no sight or sound of the 21st century! Time has stood still in this secret valley - a haven for wild and bird life - buzzards, shy otters, dippers, herons and kingfishers.
- The pub in the valley is The Dyffryn Arms, - known locally as Bessie' s, a formidable lady who serves real ale from a jug. New Year is still celebrated here by the ancient Gregorian Calendar on January 13th.
Pwll Gwaelod & Cwm yr Eglwys
- Pwll Gwaelod is a small,sandy west facing beach with fabulous views across Fishguard Bay and a pub/restaurant serving freshly caught local fish.
- A short walk along the coastal path around Dinas Island takes you to Cwm yr Eglwys a picturesque sheltered cove, popular with families, which has its own micro climate, overlooked by the remains of St Brynachs Church.
Narberth is a bustling old town with many independent and individual shops, galleries, crafts, antiques and choice of places to eat and drink including the destination Spanish delicatessan and tapas restaurant Ultracomida,with delicious range of cheeses ,cooked meats and wines.Plum Vanilla is a delightful organic cafe.
The high street was voted one of the top 10 places to shop with its boutique style shops and delightful gallery The Golden Sheaf and funky House by Betty and Vintage designer clothes shops. County Town of Haverfordwest
Within a short distance there are a huge choice of attractions and activities for all ages to enjoy.
- The county and market town of Haverfordwest has a range of amenities including banks, post office, out of town department stores including Marks and Spencers,Debenhams and Next , supermarkets, chemist, doctors, vet and petrol stations.
- Overlooking the town centre and riverside are the ruins of the medieval castle, with it's keep and walls, still standing proud.
- The leisure centre has outstanding facilities including two pools that offer fun for the whole family, one with child friendly features and the other a large pool perfect for serious swimmers. A sauna and steam room will help you relax and unwind. Perfect whatever the weather.
Visitors can enjoy wonderful holidays at any time of the year in this charming centrally located family and dog friendly cottage.
- Wood Park Off Road - Experience the thrill of driving a 4x4 or a JCB in the heart of the beautiful Pembrokeshire countryside in wide ranging conditions and terrain.
- Visit Folly Farm, Oakwood Theme Park, or try the Blue Lagoon Water Park - A state of the art facility with wave machine, lazy river, indoor and outdoor water shoots and much more. A perfect day out for the whole family to enjoy, even in the rain!
- Scolton Manor, has a museum, nature trails, garden centre, visitor centre and a great tea room.
- Llys Y Fran reservoir is also close by for fishing and watercrafts .
3 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 5 adults
with double (5' bed) and fitted
wardrobes, 1 Twin
and 1 single. Cot
with roll top bath and separate shower. All on
large, well-equipped with electric
cooker and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher,
washing machine and tumble drier. Dining table to seat 6.
comfortable seating for five, tv and Blu-ray
player (also plays dvds and cds)
with seating for four and doors opening to:
enclosed gravelled garden with table and chairs to
seat 4, barbecue.
for up to three cars, one in a car port.
welcome pack of logs and central heating inclusive.
2 well behaved dogs
Winter Short Breaks
Is there parking for at least one car within the cottage grounds? Yes
Is there a gate to open? Yes
If no parking within the grounds is there parking within 100m? No
Does this parking have reserved disabled spaces (min width 3.6m)? No
Are there paths? No
Are paths level and firm? Yes
Type of suface Gravel
Are there dropped kerbs or changes in level? Yes
Are paths at least 1.2m wide? Yes
Are there dropped kerbs or changes in level? Yes