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  • Parsley Cottage

  • Gower Peninsula
  • Ref: 1568
  • 4
  • 2
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Parsley Cottage

  • 4
  • 2
  • 1
  • 2
  • Ref: 1568
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A stone's throw from Rhossili Down, this pretty Gower cottage is perfect for families and small groups. One of a pair of cottages, sleeps 4 and two dogs are welcome.

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The cottage is clean and well equipped.

Stephen Neal - 1st October 2018
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Property Description

Rhossili Bay has won Best Beach in Europe and is just minutes away from this coastal cottage retreat. Warm and welcoming in winter and cool within thick stone walls for summer this pretty cottage is perfect for families.  

  • Older children will love sleeping in the cosy mezzanine room, accessed via original wooden stairs, not suitable for toddlers and babies.  
  • Enter into the neat and comfortable lounge , the ground floor cosy double bedroom is conveniently situated on this floor as is the bright and clean shower room.  
  • The kitchen diner is well equipped and has country views over field and moor towards Rhossili Bay.
  • The secluded cottage garden has apples trees, a BBQ and lawns to play. Ideal for pets and children alike.  
  • Butter Cottage (1556) is just next door, sleeping 4 also, ideal for groups and families who like to be close to one another.
  • The stunning coastline of Gower is easily accessed on foot from the cottage door. Just a short stroll and you will discover the All Wales Coastal Path which runs right around Gower.  
  • Cycling, hiking, surfing or just lazing around on the beaches, Gower is the perfect holiday destination whatever the weather holds.

Rhossili Beach and Worms Head     

  • Just a ten minute walk and you will arrive on the All Wales Coastal Path which runs the entire length of Gower, form here you can easily walk to Rhossili Bay and village, out along Worms Head or to the lesser know pristine sandy bays of Fall and Mewslade.  
  • The Gower Peninsula, Britains first AONB is wonderful. Rhossili Bay is voted consistently as one of the Best Beaches in Europe and is the jewel in Gower's dazzling crown.
  • The Bay Bistro just minutes away serves a great breakfast. Wonderful views of Rhossili Beach and home-made cakes.   At low tide  you can see the bones of The Helvetia shipwreck clawing their ribs  out of the sands.

Three Cliffs Bay

  • Three Cliffs is one of Gowers' most pretty beaches and it is easy to see why. The green and sheltered river valley leading down to the sea comes complete with castle, salt marshes and sand dunes. The Tor Headland is  popular with climbers who can often be seen at dizzying heights - high above the sea. You can cross the river on stepping stones to  the Penmaen side of the bay (west) but watch out that the tide doesn't cut off your return! The beach has a seasonal lifeguard station - please take care with children and dogs, the current can be strong here.  The Wales Coastal Path can be accessed from here and continues it' journey right around Gower.

Gower Coast Adventures - Boat Trips (May to September)

  • Take a boat trip on a large RIB (rigid inflatable boat) to explore the Gower coast from Mumbles to Worms Head.  Passengers are picked up and dropped off at Knab Rock, Port Eynon and Oxwich to be taken along the coast on a trip of a lifetime  to spot grey seals, porpoises and dolphins as well as seabirds including Razorbills and Guillemots (June and July), Gannets and Shearwaters.  Sunfish can sometimes be spotted in these waters.

The Bay Rider

  • Always a  fun family favourite, the land train runs between  Mumbles and the Blackpill Lido on bank holidays and throughout the summer.  It makes it way along The Promenade little children and adults alike will adore this little adventure along The Promenade seafront.

Perriswood Archery and Falconry Centre

  • Many and varied sporting activities overlooking Oxwich beach. Experience archery sessions indoors or out (suitable for those of 6 years and older). This centre is a must for bird lovers too with 38 birds of prey on display and opportunities for meeting and handling some of them including beautiful owls.

Oystermouth Castle, and the village of  Mumbles 

  •  Overlooking Oystermouth Bay, The Pier and Swansea Bay,  this is  one of Wales' finest castles. Explore parts that have been hidden away for centuries and learn about the castle's exciting history. There is a new aerial bridge with a birds eye view.  Events are held throughout the year.
  • cafes, bars and restaurants.  Take breakfast at Chai Deli or Cafe Valence which are both just around the corner.  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 local 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. Langlands' Brasserie is a magic spot for sundowners while the children finish just one more sandcastle on the victorianesque beach below.  
  • Castellemare 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 fantastic to keep little ones amused while you watch the waves lapping around the lighthouse.
  • Explore the coastal city of Swansea once home to its famous son the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. Enjoy cafe culture in the Marina, watersports in the bay and delicious local produce from the market including superfood laverbread, Welsh cakes, cockles and Gower Salt Marsh Lamb.

The National Show Caves of Wales

  • First discovered  in 1912 by the Morgan Brothers, Dan-yr-Ogof Show caves are filled with beauty and natural wonders. You will be amazed by the famous formations - the "Rasher of Bacon", the heavenly "Angel" and the "Alabaster Pillar" in the Dan yr Ogof Cave. Fantastic for little ones - over 220 life-sized dinosaur models in the Dinosaur Park.

Cosy cottage just minutes from Rhosslil Bay. 2 Dogs welcome.

2 bedrooms sleeping 4. Double bedroom on ground floor with wardrobe, bedside table, bedside lamps.  Twin bedroom on mezzanine with 2 single beds, bedside cabinet, wardrobe, lamp.
Shower room on the ground floor.
Kitchen with electric oven and hob, fridge (with freezer compartment) toaster, microwave and additional freezer in Laundry Room. Dining area has a table with 6 chairs.
Lounge with full height to the beams of the barn with a leather sofa and two chairs, coffee table, lamps, Freeview TV with DVD, DAB radio with CD player, Books. 
Garden Private enclosed garden with views, garden furniture and BBQ.

Additional Information 
Short breaks - Yes, but not in school holidays
WiFi - Yes
Changeover - Fridays in holidays, flexible outside
Towels - Not provided
Parking - Yes for 2 cars
Fuel - £30 in winter per break.  
Dogs - yes 2
Travel cot - Yes on request - please bring your own bedding
Highchair - Yes on request

 

Interior
2 bedrooms sleeping 4. Double bedroom on ground floor with wardrobe, bedside table, bedside lamps. Twin bedroom on mezzanine with 2 single beds, bedside cabinet, wardrobe, lamp.
Shower room on the ground floor with WC.
Kitchen with electric oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge (with freezer compartment) toaster, microwave and additional freezer in Laundry Room. Dining area has a table with 6 chairs.
Lounge with full height to the beams of the barn with a leather sofa and two chairs, log burner, coffee table, lamps, Freeview TV with DVD, DAB radio with CD player, Books. 
Garden Private enclosed garden with views, garden furniture and BBQ.

Additional Information 

Short breaks - yes, excluding Summer, 4-nights minimum
WiFi - yes
Changeover - Saturdays in holidays, flexible outside
Towels - not provided
Parking - yes plenty for 2 cars
Fuel - inclusive
Dogs - yes 2 welcome at £20 each per week
Travel cot - yes on request - please bring your own bedding
Highchair - yes on request
Stairgate - yes on request

Linen - Included as standard

About the Area
Rhossili Beach and Worms Head     
  • Just a ten-minute walk and you will arrive on the All Wales Coastal Path which runs the entire length of Gower, from here you can easily walk to Rhossili Bay and village, out along Worms Head or to the lesser know pristine sandy bays of Fall and Mewslade.  

  • The Gower Peninsula, Britains first AONB is wonderful. Rhossili Bay is voted consistently as one of the Best Beaches in Europe and is the jewel in Gower's dazzling crown.
  • The Bay Bistro just minutes away serves a great breakfast. Wonderful views of Rhossili Beach and home-made cakes. At low tide, you can see the bones of The Helvetia shipwreck clawing their ribs out of the sands.
Three Cliffs Bay
  • Three Cliffs is one of Gowers' most pretty beaches and it is easy to see why. The green and sheltered river valley leading down to the sea comes complete with castle, salt marshes and sand dunes. The Tor Headland is popular with climbers who can often be seen at dizzying heights - high above the sea. You can cross the river on stepping stones to the Penmaen side of the bay (west) but watch out that the tide doesn’t cut off your return! The beach has a seasonal lifeguard station - please take care with children and dogs, the current can be strong here.  The Wales Coastal Path can be accessed from here and continues it' journey right around Gower.
Gower Coast Adventures - Boat Trips (May to September)
  • Take a boat trip on a large RIB (rigid inflatable boat) to explore the Gower coast from Mumbles to Worms Head.  Passengers are picked up and dropped off at Knab Rock, Port Eynon and Oxwich to be taken along the coast on a trip of an apple spot grey seals, porpoises and dolphins as well as seabirds including Razorbills and Guillemots (June and July), Gannets and Shearwaters.  Sunfish can sometimes be spotted in these waters.
The Bay Rider
  • Always a  fun family favourite, the land train runs between  Mumbles and the Blackpill Lido on bank holidays and throughout the summer.  It makes it way along The Promenade little children and adults alike will adore this little adventure along The Promenade seafront.
Perriswood Archery and Falconry Centre
  • Many and varied sporting activities overlooking Oxwich beach. Experience archery sessions indoors or out (suitable for those of 6 years and older). This centre is a must for bird lovers too with 38 birds of prey on display and opportunities for meeting and handling some of them including beautiful owls.
Oystermouth Castle, and the village of  Mumbles 
  •  Overlooking Oystermouth Bay, The Pier and Swansea Bay,  this is one of Wales' finest castles. Explore parts that have been hidden away for centuries and learn about the castle's exciting history. There is a new aerial bridge with a bird's eye view.  Events are held throughout the year.
  • cafes, bars and restaurants.  Take breakfast at Chai Deli or Cafe Valence which are both just around the corner.  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 local 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. Langlands' Brasserie is a magic spot for sundowners while the children finish just one more sandcastle on the victorianesque beach below.  
  • lounge, 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 fantastic to keep little ones amused while you watch the waves lapping around the lighthouse.
  • Explore the coastal city of Swansea once home to its famous son the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. Enjoy cafe culture in the Marina, watersports in the bay and delicious local produce from the market including superfood laverbread, Welsh cakes, cockles and Gower Salt Marsh Lamb.
The National Show Caves of Wales
  • First discovered in 1912 by the Morgan Brothers, Dan-yr-Ogof Show caves are filled with beauty and natural wonders. You will be amazed by the famous formations - the “Rasher of Bacon”, the heavenly “Angel” and the “Alabaster Pillar” in the Dan yr Ogof Cave. Fantastic for little ones - over 220 life-sized dinosaur models in the Dinosaur Park.
Cosy cottage just minutes from Rhosslil Bay. 2 Dogs welcome.
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FROM £554 PER WEEK
AVG COST PER WEEK £690
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* this property charges £20 per dog.
Duration
7 Nights

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7 Nights

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