Castle Fields Cottage

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Mumbles, Gower (View Location on a map)
6 Guests
3 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Accepts 1 Dog
£633 7 Night Breaks From
£15.07 Average Per Person Per Night

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We are working with all our property owners to ensure property cleanliness and hygiene standards are consistently met. The owners of Castle Fields Cottage have been advised on the latest NHS and government guidelines.

Entire Home To Yourself

You will be staying in this entire home with you and your loved ones. Plus have piece of mind that this property has an enclosed garden for added security and privacy.

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This property also has contactless entry, meaning you do not need to be physically greeted by the owner to receive the keys to enter this property.

Staggered Check-in and Check outs

We are advising all our owners and guests that we recommend they offer staggered checkin/outs to ensure there is adequate time between any two bookings to allow for a full and proper clean for your safety.

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Handpicked Highlights

Castle Fields Cottage was handpicked by our team to join our portfolio. Here's just a few of the reasons we think you'll love staying in Castle Fields Cottage too!

  • Seaside holiday cottage 
  • Child-friendly
  • Dogs welcome 
  • Private parking 

Features You'll Love

  • Coastal Area
  • Dog Friendly
  • Sea Views
  • WiFi
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Private Parking
  • Real Fire
  • Family Friendly
  • Period Cottage
  • Cot Available
  • Pubs Nearby
  • Beaches Nearby

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About Castle Fields Cottage

This seaside holiday cottage is wonderfully equipped and exceedingly comfortable. Lying at the edge of the field surrounding Oystermouth Castle with views of the sea and Mumbles Pier in the distance it is perfectly positioned for an action-packed holiday with family or friends.

  • The village setting of this jolly cottage by the sea has inspired the owners to embrace all that is Mumbles and the seaside in the interior decor. Local art adorns the walls and you are reminded in every room that the seaside beckons less than 300 metres from the door.
  • Totally refurbished and yet retaining its Victorian heart the cottage has been carefully designed around family needs.
  • Three bedrooms are located on the first floor. The master has a kingsize luxury upholstered bed and boasts both sea and lifeboat station views. The twin and bunk rooms are nautically inspired, bright and clean. All have good quality linens and that sea breeze fresh feel.
  • A wetroom on the lower ground floor and a full bathroom on the first floor with a generous Victorian style tub and separate shower are complimented by a cloakroom on the ground floor.
  • On the ground floor, there is a large comfortable lounge which benefits from a handsome log burner. Beyond you will find the spacious well-equipped kitchen with bespoke units and oak worktops, a large range cooker and state of the art fridge and freezer which will all help create carefree holiday mealtimes.
  • Stepping down from the kitchen there is a spacious open plan dining room with French doors opening onto an enclosed rear patio and 2 private off road parking spaces beyond.
  • On the lower ground floor accessed via an internal staircase from the dining room and a separate entrance at the side of the property is a gem and a rare find in a holiday home - a fully equipped playroom! There are quality wooden toys, a play tent, a play kitchen and all manner of delights to entertain our most demanding little guests.
  • Two cots, a high chair, a designer baby chair as well as a new Maclaren buggy are all available to guests at this super family friendly cottage. The stairs have a stairgate.
Layout & Further Information

NB: A refundable security deposit of £150 is required per booking

3 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 6. 1 Master Kingsize, 1 Twin and 1 bunk room. All on the 1st floor. (The top bunk is suitable for children 6 - 14 years old, lower bunk for up to 14 year olds) 2 bathrooms. 1 on the 1st floor comprising of WC, separate shower cubicle and Victorian style bathtub. 2nd bathroom on the lower ground floor comprising of WC, Basin and walk-in wet room shower.

Cloakroom on the ground floor with washbasin and toilet.

Kitchen handmade fitted kitchen with oak worktops large gas/electric range cooker, dishwasher, microwave, large fridge/freezer.

Dining Room Oblong table to seat 8, patio doors to rear courtyard and side entrance, spacious and light. Stairs leading to the lower ground floor.

Lounge original fireplace with log burner, 2 large sofas, & occasional chairs, TV/DVD and video with Freesat, views through large shuttered bay windows, coffee table, local art & lamps

Lower Ground Floor Hallway leading to:

Playroom fully equipped for young children. Sofa bed, floor cushions, rugs, play tent, play kitchen, many traditional wooden toys.

Walk in wet room,

Utility room with sink and washing machine. Exterior Door to side steps leading to patio.

Grounds small patio garden to rear, enclosed. Two private car parking spaces within the grounds beyond the patio. Front garden opening onto a small side road with castle views. Care with toddlers please as the front garden is not fully enclosed.

Additional Information

Short breaks - low season - yes

WiFi - Yes

Changeover - Saturday

Towels - Yes

Parking - Private parking for 2 cars, kerbside parking also very close by

Fuel - Central heating inclusive.

Dogs - 2 small dogs/ 1 large dog £25 per week per pet

Travel cot - Yes 2 on request

Highchair - Yes on request and stairgate fitted. Baby recliner and a McClaren baby buggy

Bed linen - Included as standard

Please note: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, certain facilities at some of our properties may not be deliverable. This may include - but is not limited to - swimming pools, hot tubs, and some shared communal areas. If you have a specific enquiry, please contact us by email here. Thank you for your understanding.

Reviews & Comments
Guestbook Comments

If you've ever visited a holiday cottage before, you most likely have seen a guestbook in the property for guests to leave a review for others when they arrive. Each of the following comments was lovingly left by people just like you in the guestbook left at Castle Fields Cottage.

5th November 2017

Absolutely lovely house. Fantastic location in the centre of Mumbles. Few minutes walk down to the Prom and a wonderful walk along the bay to the Pier. 4 minutes drive to a lovely sandy beach. Highly recommend.

4th November 2017

Amazing house, with everything you could need. Thank you, the family loved everything about the house and perfect location.

10th September 2017

Really couldn't fault this property. Loads of room for 6 adults. Location was excellent, just slightly back from The Mumbles High Street so very easy to walk to the shops, bars, cafes and restaurants. Lots of choice for eating from pub meals to lovely restaurants. The bay was easily reached also with lovely pedestrian walkways all along so no worry about the traffic. For the energetic you can walk from Mumbles right around the bay to Swansea or in the other direction pick up the coastal path as this is the gateway to the Gower peninsula. Some really spectacular views. The house is very close to the Oystermouth Castle which has green park space so great if you take a dog. (We took two)! All in all a very nice place to stay and we would definitely go back.

The Martyns
5th August 2017

Again another fabulous holiday in 'our wonderful holiday cottage' in stunning Wales!

Thank you, see you next year.

22nd June 2017

We decided to visit south Wales as part of our annual golf trip, four 40+ something gents, and after much searching decided that this wonderful cottage in the Mumbles fitted the bill perfectly, even if I was slightly concerned about whether I would fit in the bunk beds (the good news is I can confirm the bunk beds are suitable even if you are 6ft tall)!

The cottage is in a great location, easy walking to everything in the Mumbles and a substantial Tesco Express is all of 100 yards away. The cottage is very well equipped and has everything you need. The two off-street parking spots are very handy as I can imagine parking can be difficult in the area.

We would definitely recommend the area for golf we played Pennard, Machynys Peninsula, Ashburnham and Royal Porthcawl. All were brilliant with Porthcawl being the cherry on the cake and we were relieved Machynys wasn't as brutal as the pictures may suggest, but watch out for the back 9 at Pennard, that is tough. We somehow managed to pick a weekend when the British summer arrived, so had glorious weather and made everything perfect. South Wales is now definitely on our tour rosta and we still have to sample Pyle and Kenfig and Langland Bay which is just round the corner.

The cottage having good wi-fi also allowed us to view the US Open while we were there. Kathryn provided lots of information prior to our visit and we are really grateful for allowing us to stay in her wonderful cottage. I think we are all considering returning with our families considering how close the cottage is to all amenities and the beach and in such a great area. I know my boys would enjoy it. A great cottage, a great location and I look forward to visiting again.

About the Area

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Places To Eat

  • The cottage is centrally located within Mumbles village and is a stones throw away from many cafes, bars and restaurants.
  • Take breakfast at Chai Deli or Cafe Valence which are both just around the corner. The aroma of roasting coffee will lead the way on lazy holiday mornings.
  • Dine in style with a view to match at Pierres Bistro. This first-floor restaurant has an al fresco terrace and a glass front. Croseo Lounge serves modern British cuisine and has good child facilities and is dog-friendly too. Great for a slow breakfast or an easy lunch. La Perilla brings Mediterranean sophistication to Mumbles. All three venues have stunning sea views across Swansea Bay to Devon beyond. Take your cocktails onto the glass terrace at high tide to watch the water skiers glide by on glassy waters.
  • During the summer months you may buy fresh seafood cooked to order at The Mumbles Sea Food Shack on The Promenade.
  • Joes Ice Cream Parlour in the village vies with Verdi's Cafe along the Prom for the best Italian homemade ice cream, both are delicious and will have you coming back for just one more scoop.
  • Dog friendly Caswell Bay Cafe is a firm favourite. Run by Nigel and staffed by local youngsters every morning you are guaranteed a tasty breakfast and always great coffee. Summer on the terrace and winter around the log burner this spot is perfect all year round. Children and adults too can book surf lessons at this safe bay. Langlands' Brasserie is a magic spot for sundowners while the children finish just one more sandcastle on the Victorianesque beach below.
  • Castellammare Italian Restaurant is a family favourite serving authentic pizza and pasta with stunning sea views at Limeslade Bay. There is a pirate ship play area just outside which is a fantastic way to keep little ones amused while you watch the waves lapping around the lighthouse.

Mumbles Village and the Seafront

  • Castle Fields Cottage lies within the shadow of Oystermouth Castle. Mumbles has evolved into a diverse holiday destination. The village winds up the hill and along to the headland. Always a vibrant place, you will be spoilt for choice with restaurants, cafes, galleries, quality boutiques, independent delis, grocers, traditional pubs, and bars just along 'The Prom' as it is affectionately known around these parts. Mumbles Pier and Lifeboat Station are an easy stroll away along The Promenade, from here you can take the coastal path for an easy stroll to Limeslade Bay and on further still to Langland and Caswell

Oystermouth Castle

  • A Norman castle which sits majestically overlooking Mumbles and Swansea Bay is just 5 minutes walk through the woods from Oyster House. Features include ancient graffiti art from the 14th century, private staircases leading from vaults to banqueting halls and a newly commissioned 30-foot high glass bridge.
  • Events are held throughout the year, including outdoor Shakespeare plays and local festivals, so come along and make a visit to one of Wales' finest castles.

Local Beaches

  • Limeslade Bay is sheltered sandy and close by. Having stunning views of The Mumbles Lighthouse the rocky outcrop on which the lighthouse stands reveals rock pools and gullies at low tide making it an excellent place to catch crabs and lobsters.
  • Langland Bay is a golden sand child-friendly beach and supervised by Lifeguards in high season. The protected green and white beach huts line the beach front. Ideal for children the gentle waves will keep them busy all day.
  • Caswell Bay, the coastal path leads here from Langland, easy access makes this a favorite with families. Golden sand and good surf. Surf lessons and equipment hire make for an action-packed day at this beauty spot. Finish with ice cream and treats at the cafe.

The Gower Peninsula

  • Mumbles is The Gateway to The Gower. In less than 10 minutes you have the choice of the stunning wild beaches of Three Cliffs Bay, Oxwich or Rhossili Bay, voted amongst the top 5 in the world.
  • Walk the Gower Way across the backbone of this hauntingly beautiful place. Preserved as Britain's first AONB since 1966. The wild ponies roam free on common land and the beaches are the best-kept secret of Wales. Visit Three Cliffs Bay for stunning scenery. Oxwich for miles of dunes, Rhossili to walk out along the cliffs, consistently voted amongst the top 5 beaches in the worlls this really is a must.
  • Take an exhilarating boat trip on The Gower Explorer ( seasonal). Starting at 'The Knab' in the village of Mumbles and out of Swansea Bay around the lighthouse. Your journey will give you a seagulls view of all the glorious sandy beaches and craggy headlands around the Gower Peninsula. Seals and dolphins follow playfully along. Surfers can be seen riding the waves on Crab Island off Langland Bay and beyond. If the weather is calm you may be lucky and spot Sunfish off Rhossili Headland.
  • There are many fine quality pubs and restaurants on the Gower. Try The Beach House at Oxwich, right on the sands, The Brittania Inn at Llanmadoc for cozy nights by the fire and summer evenings in the beer garden. Awesome views an home cooked food make this place special. The Plough and Harrow in nearby Murton - Welsh Gastropub of the Year.

Swansea and its Marina and Heritage

  • Blackpill Lido is a fun place for kids just under 2 miles away and lunch at The Junction Cafe is always deliciious. The Wales National Pool and LC Leisure Centre are just minutes away and a good choice on cooler days. Swansea Marina a really interesting destination about 5 miles away along the Promenade. Here you can discover why Wales' greatest poet Dylan Thomas loved this town at The Dylan Thomas Centre and delve into the seafaring and industrial heritage of Swansea at The Maritime Museum, both new and vibrant visitor centres. Take a fascinating river boat trip of The Copper Jack to learn all about the industrial history that made Swansea great in the days of coal and iron.

Day Trips

  • Explore the coastal city of Swansea once home to its famous son the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. Enjoy cafe culture in Swansea Marina, watersports in Swansea Bay and delicious local produce from the market including superfood laverbread, Welsh cakes, cockles and Gower Salt Marsh Lamb.
  • The extraordinary National Showcaves of Wales at Dan yr Ogof is a must do excursion. There are 17 kilometers of caves to explore including Bone cave and Cathedral cave - big enough to host huge concerts.
  • Dan yr Ogof Dinosaurs - Over 200 life-size dinosaurs will capture the imagination of all budding paleontologists no matter what their age.
  • Dan yr Ogof Shire Horse Centre and Farm is home to a number of magnificent Shire horses, once used as workhorses or war horses for their great strength and gentle trustworthy nature.

This charming family friendly cottage is an ideal choice for seaside holidays in Mumbles at the gateway to the celebrated Gower Peninsula.

Eat & Drink

See below for a selection of pubs, restaurants, and eateries near Castle Fields Cottage.

If you would like more information on the local area, please call us on 01348 837871 to speak to one of our friendly team.

Didier & Stephanies French Restaurant
( 3.4 miles away )

A delightful elegant French restaurant with informal relaxed atmosphere and wonderful food.

Langostinos Brasserie
( 10 miles away )

Steakhouse and grill -exceptionally tailored, unusually uncomplicated & extraordinary delicious.

The Waun Wyllt Inn
( 13 miles away )

A delightful countryside pub famous for its real ales and fine food ideal for walkers & cyclists

Amelia's Cafe/Restaurant
( 15.9 miles away )

Good food is served all day at the airport restaurant named after Amelia Earhart the first woman to fly across the Atlantic in 1928, who famously landed at Burry Port. Francois and Julie Anthony serve award winning breakfasts, jacket potatoes, snacks and drinks as well as fine dining in the evenings.

The Fig Tree Restaurant & Wine Bar
( 20 miles away )

The Fig Tree offers a unique and unforgetable dining experience with views of Dryslwyn Castle and Paxton Tower.

Wrights Independent Food Emporium at The Golden Grove
( 20.5 miles away )

Excellent varied menu with a welcoming and warm atmosphere. Shop and cafe open: Mon/Tues 11am - 7pm Weds-Sat 9am - 7pm Sun 11am - 5pm

Y Polyn
( 20.8 miles away )

A relaxed, warm and inviting restaurant in a pub setting. Everything on the menu is made on the premises including the bread and ice-cream. The restaurant has two AA rosettes, and was AA Restaurant of The Year Winner 2009, and in 2012 was voted by Good Food Guide Readers their Recommended Restaurant of the Year for Wales.

The Cawdor
( 21.2 miles away )

The authentic Georgian dining room has panelled walls, wooden floors and a lovely bay window.

White Hart Inn
( 21.5 miles away )

Three separate bar and lounge areas in which food and drinks are served.

The Plough Inn
( 22 miles away )

Contemporary cuisine served in the bar, restaurant or garden with lovely views.

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Oxwich holiday Gower - lounge
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