Charnwood Cottage

Ref: 1472
Dale, South Pembrokeshire (View Location on a map)
6 Guests
3 Bedrooms
3 Bathrooms
Accepts 2 Dogs
£628 7 Night Breaks From
£14.95 Average Per Person Per Night
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Charnwood 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 Charnwood Cottage too!

  • Light & airy, well-appointed Dale cottage with sea views
  • Log burning stove for cosy evenings in
  • West Dale Bay is very popular with windsurfers
  • The Griffin or Coco's are great places to dine just 2 minutes walk away
  • Take your fishing nets & buckets, children will love crabbing on the pontoon
  • Lots of glorious sandy beaches in the area and boat trips to see the puffins on Skomer Island from April - August

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

  • Coastal Area
  • Dog Friendly
  • Sea Views
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Real Fire
  • Rural Location
  • Detached Property
  • Pubs Nearby
  • Short Drive To Beach

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About Charnwood Cottage

Just 5 minutes' walk to the beach and sea front which offers the safest of havens for your family to relax or take part in water sports.

  • The light, bright and airy house is decorated with stylish furnishings and has two En-Suite bedrooms upstairs and a twin downstairs. Lovingly renovated with thoughtful touches which are a feature of this tasteful property, having three bedrooms and three bathrooms, makes it an ideal family base.
  • The lounge has a feature Victorian open fire for those cooler evenings.
  • There is extensive decking and outside seating on which to relax and soak up the sunshine in the village known as Pembrokeshire's sunniest spot. Surf boards are provided in the cottage to get your holiday underway.
  • If tranquillity, laid back simplicity, open beaches and stunning countryside are what you are looking for in a holiday home - but with just a short stroll to a superb village pub and highly acclaimed restaurant - Charnwood is for you.
  • Wonderful beaches, coastal walks and picturesque views of South Pembrokeshire are on your doorstep just waiting to be explored.
  • Up to 2 well behaved small dogs are allowed but please ensure that they remain downstairs and their sandy paws are washed off.
Layout & Further Information

Sleeping up to 6 in 3 bedrooms. 2 Double Bedrooms both with En-Suite bathrooms, 1 with bath with shower over, toilet and basin, and one with shower, toilet and basin. Please note restricted headroom in the upstairs rooms. 1 Twin with bath/shower room is located on the ground floor

Entrance hallway Large with plenty of space for coats.

Lounge with 2 seater sofa, and two armchairs, Victorian fireplace, TV and Blu Ray player.

Dining room with 3 seater sofa, dining room table and chairs.

Kitchen with electric double oven, halogen hob, dishwasher, fridge freezer, microwave and coffee machine.

Grounds medium sized lawn at the front with fruit trees and extensive decking and outdoor furniture to the side. Please note that the garden is elevated above the road so CARE WITH SMALL CHILDREN.

There are steps up to the property from the road with access for bikes and surfboards.

Additional Information

Short Breaks short breaks welcome all year apart from peak & summer weeks when they are available on a last-minute basis.

WiFi - Yes

Changeover - Friday

Towels - Yes

Parking - Yes

Fuel - Central heating inclusive.

Dogs - 2 at 25 each

Travel cot - No

Highchair - No

Bed linen - Included as standard

Reviews & Comments
Visitors Rate This Property 4.7/5

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About the Area

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  • Set in a sheltered horseshoe-shaped bay, Dale is said to the sunniest spot in Wales! It is also a centre for water sports of all sorts - you can try your hand at sailing or surfing, kayaking or coasteering - West Wales Windsurfing and Sailing provide tuition for all abilities.
  • The Boat House Cafe in the village offers daily provisions and good home cooking with friendly service. Dine alfresco at The Griffin Inn with its extensive fish menu - a popular, traditional old waterside pub by the beach.

The Dale Peninsula beaches

  • West Dale Beach, a just a short walk away from Dale is West Facing - a sandy beach enclosed by towering cliffs accessible only by very steep steps. For surfers there are good waves in some conditions but strong currents, submerged outcrops and powerful waves make it suitable only for the experienced.
  • Beautiful Marloes Beach is a huge expanse of sand at low tide and is backed by spectacular cliffs. It is a bit a walk from the car park but well worthwhile for family fun - for rock pooling and fossil hunting.

Skomer Island Boat Trips - a must for any visitor to Pembrokeshire

  • Passing through the village of Marloes brings you to Martin's Haven - the little harbour at the end of the nearby Marloes peninsula from which boats go each day in the season to the magical bird islands of Skomer and Skokholm, just off the Pembokeshire coast.

  • These islands are famous for their wonderful bird life (some of the richest for wildlife in Britain) - especially Skomer's enormous and comical colony of puffins - and the perfect place to visit for the day and escape the modern world. The Wick on Skomer is a perfect place to sit and watch puffins in early summer land and take off from their burrows in the ground.

Marloes Mere and the Pembrokeshire Coast Path

  • Just outside Marloes village is Marloes Mere - a wetland which was a famous source of medicinal leeches until the beginning of the twentieth century (though sadly they have now died out). Home to a huge variety of birds, there are hides for bird enthusiasts to spot - depending on the time of year - Teal and Snipe, Marsh Harriers, Barn Owls, Choughs, Swallows and Swifts. A really fascinating place.

  • The Pembrokeshire Coast Path, which runs 186 miles from Poppit Sands in the north to Amroth in the south, circles the Marloes and Dale Peninsulas and the passes the entrance Lighthouse Cottage. Now joined up with the All Wales Coastal Path, the Pembrokeshire Coast Path is a place of magnificent scenery, wonderful bird and wildlife and a huge variety of beautiful beaches.

Milford Haven Marina and the Torch Theatre

  • Stroll around the fashionable marina shops, cafes and bars and stock up at the Quayside Deli while enjoying the nautical atmosphere of Milford haven Marina. There is something magnetic about watching the bobbing boats, listening to the slapping of halyards and imagining the expensive yachts on trips to far-off lands.
  • At the end of the Marina is the Pheonix Bowl - a lively 10 pin bowling centre with a fully licensed bar and Galley Diner.
  • Up the hill from the Marina is the The Torch Theatre - Pembrokeshire's award-winning venue for live stage productions, cinema and musical events.

Little Haven & Broad Haven

  • To the north of the Dale Peninsula is St Bride's Bay. Broad Haven (north) beach, at the back of the bay, is a Blue Flag beach, popular for both water sport enthusiasts and families. Haven Water Sports offer hire facilities for wet suits, surfboards, body-boards and kayaks.
  • Next door to Broad Haven is Little Haven, a quaint old fishing village full of charm and character with a tea room, bistro, gallery and choice of 3 excellent pubs.

Pembroke, Carew and Manorbier Castles

  • Pembrokeshire is home to the majority of the castles on the Landsker Line - historically the line of division between the English and Welsh speaking parts of the county - although not all of the castles are either complete or open to the public.
  • Pembroke Castle which stands at the northern entrance to Pembroke town, a unique medieval walled town which dates back over 900 years, was restored in the early 20th century and is a very complete example of a Norman fortress. An excellent venue for children and enthusiasts of all things historical - visualise past battles or visit on a day of re-enactments for (almost) the real thing!
  • Carew Castle is a lovely ruin. Also a venue for re-enactments during the summer months, it is on the banks of an inlet of the Carew River and it is pleasant to meander along the river to the Mill and take tea on the lawn.
  • Manorbier is in the most lovely position, perched on the hill above the sandy beach at Manorbier. Built in the 11th century, it was the home of Gerald of Wales who wrote of it that - 'In all the broad lands of Wales, Manorbier is the most pleasant place by far'.

St Davids

  • No visit to Pembrokeshire is complete without a trip to St Davids with its magnificent medieval cathedral, small individual shops, restaurants and art and craft galleries. Boat trips to the bird islands sailing from St Justinian's can also be booked from here.

Family Days out

  • As well as all the natural wealth of the county, in Pembrokeshire there is plenty to entertain the family.
    Oakwood Theme Park, Heatherton Sports Park, Folly Farm, Dinosaur Park Tenby
    and Blue Lagoon Water Park in the south of the county or in the north at Sealyham and TYF - there are lots more to choose from!

Eat & Drink

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The Griffin Inn
( 0.2 miles away )

Named best pub in Wales 2019, The Griffin pub in Dale specialises in locally caught, fresh seafood and home-cooked classics. It also boasts one of the best sea wall ‘bars’ in Wales. With an alfresco terrace to enjoy the summer and a modern glass-fronted extension and roaring log fires in the winter, you can experience the beautiful Pembrokeshire coast no matter what the weather.

Coco's Brasserie at Dale Yacht Club
( 0.2 miles away )

Dine al fresco on sea view terrace, family-friendly, dog-friendly, everyone welcome, local produce, Mediterranean sharing plates, stone-baked pizzas, capital roasters coffee and a pool table.

The Clockhouse Café
( 1.8 miles away )

A spacious dog-friendly cafe with an outside terrace. Serving breakfasts, paninis, cakes, coffees and cold drinks. A great stop off on the way back from Skomer Island.

Runwayskiln Café
( 2.4 miles away )

Coastal cafe, with fantastic views of the wild seas, right on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path and on the way to Skomer Island. Hidden gem serving creative and delicious food.

The Swan Inn
( 5.1 miles away )

A small Little Haven pub with a strong commitment to food. They use local and seasonal produce including welsh ribeye steak, local diver caught scallops and crab.

Saint Bride's Inn
( 5.1 miles away )

In Little Haven, this pub serves locally sources produce where possible, with fresh fish, and good quality Welsh meat from local butchers. Menu varies, dependant on fresh produce and seasonal availability. There is a sunny beer garden for those warmer months, and a cosy open fire is on in winter months.

The Castle
( 5.2 miles away )

A popular seaside village pub serving traditional ales and food made from locally sourced ingredients.

Galley Cafe
( 5.5 miles away )

All day breakfasts, main meals, snacks & drinks overlooking Milford Marina

Martha's Vineyard
( 5.5 miles away )

A comprehensive choice of fresh fish dishes and others with a Mediterranean theme.

The Charthouse Restaurant
( 5.5 miles away )

Waterfront restaurant specialising in fresh seafood and local produce, lunch & dinner.

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