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Stumpy Corner

Ref: 1587
On the Western Cleddau, Near Pembrokeshire Coast. (View Location on a map)
7 Guests
4 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Accepts 1 Dog
£843 7 Night Breaks From
£17.20 Average Per Person Per Night

Change to check-in/check-out times

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have temporarily adjusted our check-in to 5:30pm and check-out to 9:30am. Thank you for your understanding.

Cleaned and safe to visit

We are working with all our property owners to ensure property cleanliness and hygiene standards are consistently met. The owners of Stumpy Corner 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.

Contactless entry

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.

Arrival Times

Check-in from 4:00PM and Check out by 10:00AM

Handpicked Highlights

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

  • Idyllic riverside location in Pembrokeshire National Park, surrounded by National Park woodland.
  • Spacious & welcoming, sleeping 7, WiFi, wood burner and wrap around conservatory, with amazing views.
  • Dog-friendly property which accepts 1 dog, bowls and towels provided.
  • Set in landscaped gardens, with raised decks and patio, relaxing and rural yet not remote.
  • Glorious beaches, 20 minutes drive away. The local market town just a 10-minute drive.
  • Beautiful river and woodland walks. An ideal base to explore Pembrokeshire's delights.
  • The property next door to Stumpy Corner is owned by the same family & is always vacant.

Rated 4.7/5 (read reviews)
Features You'll Love

  • Dog Friendly
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Real Fire
  • Rural Location
  • Luxury
  • Family Friendly
  • Cot Available
  • Detached Property

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About Stumpy Corner

As you drive the leafy lanes approaching the cottage, you will realise you have chosen a very special holiday destination on the tranquil shores of the Western Cleddau River. Sleeping 7, with WiFi, wood burner, pet-friendly, idyllic and peaceful, Stumpy Corner beckons a most desirable escape.

  • The spacious property offers practical, tasteful accommodation for family gatherings or groups of friends choosing an idyllic getaway, yet is located only a 10-minute drive to the nearest town & within 12 miles of glorious, sandy beaches.
  • Relax on the large comfortable sofas in the beamed sitting room, with full-length patio window, which brings the beautiful river views right into the room. Unwind in the glow of the cosy wood burner on chillier evenings.
  • The welcoming, well-equipped, beamed, spacious kitchen with quarry tile floor, high-quality pine units and large cooking range will inspire any budding chef, who doesn't have to cook alone, as the family can enjoy a glass of wine & a chat at the bistro table overlooking the river.
  • The well-appointed bedrooms promise a hushed night's sleep, decorated in natural tones, with comfortable mattresses and white quality linen, all enjoying river views. Spend precious holiday time on the raised deck of the master bedroom.
  • The cosy snug is ideal for children or blissful time out with a good book.
  • Enjoy evening meals together in the versatile, spacious conservatory, watching the changing views, immersing in the plethora of wildlife. Watch the sun go down at the end of a perfect Pembrokeshire day.
  • Stroll along the river's edge spotting ducks, herons and busy dippers fishing for their next meal or brightly coloured kingfishers darting over the water and maybe an otter or two. You may even see a fox, squirrels or badgers.
  • The two patio areas are the ideal spot to enjoy this silent retreat, somewhere to reconnect with yourself in a tranquil paradise.
  • An ideal base, throughout the year, from which to explore the beautiful sandy beaches of south Pembrokeshire, Tenby, Saundersfoot or mid-county, Broad Haven, Little Haven and the renowned Pembrokeshire Coastal Path.

N.B. Great care required with children & dogs due to the close proximity of the river & mud banks at low tide.

Layout & Further Information

4 Bedrooms Sleeping 7 Bathrooms 2

Master Bedroom through patio doors raised deck area, overlooking the river, double bed, wicker chest, wardrobe, dressing table, bedside tables, lamps.

Double Bedroom double bed, bedside tables, wardrobe, lamps, river views.

Double Room double bed, exposed stone, wardrobe, bedside tables, lamps, river views.

Single Room full-sized single bed, (additional trundle bed available on request), river views to the side, bedside table, lamp.

Family Bathroom bath, separate shower, vanity with oval wash basin, WC, towel rail.

Ground Floor Shower Room newly modernised shower room, WC, large walk-in shower, towel radiator, wall mounted wash basin

Sitting Room large, comfortable leather sofa unit, boat-shaped shelving, French doors to conservatory, feature stone wall and fireplace with a multi-burner on a slate hearth, Smart TV, blue tooth speaker, rug, lamps.

Snug feature fireplace, shelving, TV, comfortable sofa.

Kitchen bright & spacious with a bespoke range of pine upper & lower cupboards, some with glass fronted doors which are lit to provide display cabinets, integrated wine rack, plate shelves, dishwasher, large fridge, freezer, 5 rings electric range cooker, grill, microwave extractor hood, bistro table & chairs

Nearby outhouse has a washing machine & tumble drier.

Grounds extensively landscaped to provide a multitude of areas to enjoy the truly special and very scenic location. Flagstone patio surrounds the conservatory enabling al fresco dining & leads to a large raised deck with lighting, feature areas of borders & mature shrubs. The front area has large gravelled sections atop a stone sea wall. Ample parking. BBQ.

Exterior hose for hosing down muddy dogs

*Please note the lane approaching the cottage is uneven in places & the path is a public right of way*

Additional Information

Short Breaks welcomed all year, excluding Peak & Summer weeks

Pets 1 dog welcome @ 25 per week. (Please ensure your dog remains on the ground floor & is washed down if very muddy, thank you, Dog towels & bowls provided.)

Heating Charge inclusive from May - September, 40 per week from October - April. Starter pack of logs included in winter months

Change Over Day Friday

Towels yes (please bring beach towels)

WiFi yes, please note there is no landline at this property

Cot on request

Highchair on request

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
Visitors Rate This Property 4.7/5

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Verified Guest
10th July 2021

Property was spacious, very comfortable, allowing us to spread out, 3 of the 4 bedrooms were good but the small bedroom less so, no bedside cabinet and the bed was broken at the foot. 2 of the 4 bedrooms did not have a wardrobe. Kitchen was good and the conservatory was an excellent space and where we mainly hung out. The down stairs bathroom smelled of what we thought was damp and should be checked out? Your information says that there isnt a freezer which we thought was odd, but there is a freezer now? The main attribute was the outlook, amazing, though the drive down was a bit bumpy and might put some people off. We would happily rebook.

Melvyn Nation Verified Guest
20th June 2021

The location and views are stunning and no-one can drive by - only walkers and people out with their dogs. The cottage is generally well equipped but as we mentioned last year oven gloves would be good and for safety a bathmat in the downstairs shower which has a smooth floor and is lethal - a member of our party fell over on the slippery floor last year and we used a hand towel to stand on this time just in case!

Chris Parker Verified Guest
12th May 2021

Beautiful place with amazing views and so peaceful.

Melvyn Nation Verified Guest
20th September 2020

Lovely cottage in great location for a quiet relaxing holiday in these surreal times.

Verified Guest
8th September 2020

Amazing amazing amazing - great cottage

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 Stumpy Corner.

J Mochan
17th May 2019

Thank you for a lovely clean house. We have had a lovely week. Thank you.

Paul & Sally Laugharne
28th April 2019

Thank you for allowing a Short Break in the wonderful 'Stumpy Corner'. What a fabulously comfortable house with awe-inspiring views, so therapeutic, as we were saying a very sad goodbye to my husband's mother, Margie Thomas of Neyland. The peacefulness and wonder of nature helped us greatly. We will definitely return for a week. Very many thanks again.

About the Area

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

Little Milford Woods

  • Owned by the National Trust, the woodland has existed for several centuries, cloaking the high banks of the Western Cleddau, which meanders around the village.
  • The woodland overlies large coal seams which were mined between the medieval period and 1947.


  • An attractive and ancient county town, just 15 minutes from the cottage, has a great variety of shops, banks, cinema and leisure centre.
  • The award-winning Farmers Market is held on the riverside every Friday. Produce includes fresh fish, crab & lobster, organic meat and vegetables, artisan cheeses and traditional-recipe cakes.
  • Built in the early 12-century, the shell of the castle dominates the town. Although impressive from the riverside, very little remains other than the outside wall. Take a walk in the grounds and visit the town museum adjacent to the castle.


  • Do visit the waterside village of Burton. A public jetty is a perfect place for crabbing and the family-friendly Jolly Sailor serves good value pub food on rolling lawns beside the water and in the conservatory.

Lawrenny Village and Quay

  • The village of Lawrenny lies at the top end of the Cleddau Estuary, a peaceful, friendly village with a thriving community. Visit the beautiful St. Caradoc's church and wander the grounds. This lovely setting has views overlooking the village and out towards the estuary.
  • Lawrenny Quay is one of the most scenic stretches of the estuary, providing a tranquil location for boaters and walkers alike. Enjoy a drink at the waterside pub, The Lawrenny Arms. It boasts a spacious beer garden with splendid views over the water towards Carew Castle and serves freshly prepared food and fine ales. The multi-award winning Quayside Tearoom enjoys a unique setting on the point at Lawrenny Quay offering local produce including lobster and crab - a great place to watch the yachts go by.

Cresswell Quay

  • A beautifully unspoiled and sleepy hamlet on the banks of the Cresswell River, roughly 4 miles away from the local town of Pembroke. The wildlife along this tidal river is a birdwatcher's paradise From Cresswell Quay you can take a peaceful stroll through ancient oak woodland and down along the river bank.
  • The Cresselly Arms at Cresswell Quay is a is a traditional ale house overlooking the tidal creek, with two welcoming old-fashioned rooms, built in wall benches, open fire, high beam and plank ceilings, aga and outside seating, made famous in many films including “Their Finest” with Bill Nighy.

Carew, Castle & Tidal Mill

  • Take a stroll around the fascinating historic village of Carew with its magnificent medieval castle, ancient Celtic cross, restored tidal mill and family friendly Carew Inn serving good home cooked food and real ales.

Pembroke Castle

  • A magnificent stronghold on the banks of the Cleddau Estuary. Privately owned, very well maintained and open to the public it makes a lovely spot for exploration and family picnics. Exciting events are held in the grounds throughout the summer season including historical reenactments, music festivals and falconry displays.

Milford Haven

  • The Pembrokeshire Coast Path runs through Milford Haven as it skirts the edge of the Milford Haven Waterway.
  • The Marina has cafes, restaurants and an array of interesting shops. There's a cinema/ theatre called The Torch Theatre & ten pin bowling alley, Phoenix Bowl

Tenby & Beaches

  • Elegant colour washed Victorian & Georgian buildings, medieval town walls & castle, now a museum, narrow winding streets full of hustle bustle, shops, cafes, restaurants and bars and 5 magnificent sandy beaches make Tenby a very popular town to visit.
  • Buy your tickets for Caldey Island at the kiosk on the slipway of Tenby Harbour. Enjoy the boat ride and look out for marine wildlife en route.
  • The island has been home to Cistercian monks for a thousand years. They farm the land, produce perfume, chocolate and shortbread all of which are for sale in the island's shop.
  • Stroll the beautiful countryside, relax on one of the lovely sandy beaches and do visit the Grade II listed Abbey
  • Do visit South Beach & North Beaches in Tenby,

.Bosherston Lily Ponds (NT), Olde Worlde Teashop & St Govans Inn

  • Stroll along this delightful trail past the scenic lily ponds and onto beautiful Broad Haven South beach.
  • Before leaving do enjoy a real old-fashioned tea with Auntie Vi MBE in Bosherston's Olde Worlde Teashop or good pub food and award-winning ales in the St Govans Inn.

Freshwater West Beach

  • The magnificent golden sands of Freshwater West with crashing surf, sand dunes and sea cliffs was the location for the filming of Harry Potter and the battle scene for Robin Hood.

Flying Boat Centre, Pembroke Dock

  • The centre is dedicated to raising the world's only Mark 1 Sunderland which currently lies on the seabed of Milford Haven Waterway.
  • Volunteers man the centre which exhibits, photos, uniforms, artefacts, displays and interactive items for children to enjoy.

Carew, Castle & Tidal Mill

  • Take a stroll around the fascinating historic village of Carew with its magnificent medieval castle, ancient Celtic cross, restored tidal mill and family friendly Carew Inn serving good home cooked food and real ales.

Narberth Market Town

  • . A vibrant old market town full of interesting and unusual shops, antiques, crafts, cafes, bars and restaurants.
  • Ultra Comedia is a deli specialising in Welsh & Spanish produce where you can enjoy coffee, cakes, delicious tapas too.

St Brides Bay Beaches

  • Just a short drive away is St Brides Bay with its lovely sandy beaches and coves.
  • Do visit picturesque Little Haven, the broad flat sands of Broad Haven, Druidston Haven, popular with horseriders a magnificent sight, 2 miles of golden beach perfect for surfing at Newgale all connected by road and the coastal path.
  • Many beaches welcome dogs all year round, some in restricted areas during summer months.

Dale Peninsula

  • Magnificent coastal walking with spectacular views of the Milford Haven Waterway and the Irish sea. Sheltered cove, ideal for water sport - kayaking, sailing, crabbing.
  • Wildflowers and wildlife abound. Watch ships entering and leaving the haven, walk around old St Ann's Head lighthouse, beach comb on West Dale and enjoy refreshments in the Griffin Inn at Dale.
  • West Dale Bay is popular with surfers,

Boat Trips to the Bird Islands

  • Trip boats leave from Martins Haven to visit the offshore bird islands of Skomer and Stockholm. You will almost certainly see seals and dolphins too. Remember your camera and binoculars.

Family Fun

  • Pembrokeshire has more than its fair share of amazing quality family attractions including Carew Karting, Heatherton Sports Park, Folly Farm, Tenby Tudor Merchants House (N.T.), Oakwood theme park, Hangar 5, The Dinosaur Park Tenby and many more.

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Master bedroom balcony
Stumpy Corner - comfortable cottage in peaceful location
Stumpy Corner sleeping 7 - aerial view of riverside location
Secluded location on the western banks of the River Cleddau
Stumpy Corner, Little Milford holiday cottage - kitchen
Conservatory extension with views of the tidal Cleddau River - dining room

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