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The Old Police House

Ref: 1633
Fishguard, Pembrokeshire (View Location on a map)
7 Guests
4 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Accepts 2 Dogs
£748 7 Night Breaks From
£15.27 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.

The owner of The Old Police House has taken extra steps to undertake a COVID-19 Risk Assessment and has a process in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing, in accordance with the Visit Britain 'We're Good To Go' scheme.

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.

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 9:30AM

Handpicked Highlights

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

  • As recommended by iNews July 2019 as one of the best self catering cottages in the UK
  • Luxury double-fronted house in Fishguard
  • Dog-friendly with an enclosed garden
  • Located near good restaurants, pubs and cafes
  • Beautiful beaches nearby

Exceptional Quality
Rated 4.9/5 (read reviews)
Features You'll Love

  • Coastal Area
  • Dog Friendly
  • WiFi
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Real Fire
  • Luxury
  • Family Friendly
  • Period Cottage
  • Cot Available
  • Pubs Nearby
  • Short Drive To Beach

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About The Old Police House

Located in a prime location, flawlessly renovated and creatively styled providing delightful spaces for the perfect time together in a sophisticated and super stylish holiday home. 

  • Furnished to a high standard in a relaxed and informal manner, happy holiday memories are waiting to be made.

  • One of the many gems of this cottage is the large open plan kitchen/dining area with a luxurious contemporary kitchen, gleaming appliances, breakfast bar and large table welcomes lazy breakfasts and luxurious time out together.

  • Superb attention to detail percolates the entire property, with 4 immaculately presented, sympathetically furnished bedrooms and 2 high-quality impressive bathrooms.

  • Through the original vaulted cell door is the modern wet room on the ground floor and on the first floor indulge in the luxurious slipper bath after a day's walking.

  • The two comfortable sitting rooms are perfect for relaxing in after a day exploring the surrounding beauty of the magnificent Pembrokeshire coast. On chillier evenings sit in the glow of a roaring log fire. Blissful winter relaxation.

  • The sunny, secluded, enclosed rear garden is a joy. Take a leisurely al fresco lunch or a sundowner at the end of a perfect Pembrokeshire day.

  • With lots to explore in the area, The Old Police House offers an ideal base for a Pembrokeshire holiday. Walk the Coastal Path, explore the many glorious beaches, take a day trip to Ireland, boat trip to spot dolphins or lunch in one of the many fine eateries in Newport.

Layout & Further Information

4 Bedrooms:   Sleeping 7 with 2 bathrooms

Double Room double bed, bedside tables, lamps, wardrobes, chest, throw

Double Room double bed, wardrobe, bedside table, lamps, chest, throw

Twin Room 2 single beds, bedside table, lamp, wardrobes, throws,

Single Room ideal for a child, chest, mirror, lamp, shelf

Family Bathroom slipper bath, wc, heated towel rail, washbasin, mirror, feature lighting

Ground Floor Wet Room impressive vanity unit with wash basin, mirror, large head shower, wc,

Sitting Room wood burner set in feature fireplace, large comfortable sofa, easy chair, coffee table, lamp

2nd Sitting Room luxurious sofas, easy chair, occasional tables, large smart TV, lamps

Open Plan Kitchen / Dining Area bespoke high gloss navy well equipped fitted kitchen, 2 x dishwashers, induction hob, integral electric oven & microwave, 2 x fridge/freezers, slow cooker, George Foreman grill, kettle, toaster, breakfast bar, stools, large sofa, Large dining table, seats 8, lamps, chests

Utility Room 3rd fridge (useful for drinks), microwave, storage cupboards, washing machine, tumble dryer, ideal for dog care, beach equipment

Porch coat hooks, shoe rack

Grounds delightfully peacefull enclosed rear lawned garden & large patio area, bordered by mature trees. Shed available for storage of kayaks, surf boards etc

Additional Information

Short Breaks welcomed all year excluding peak & summer weeks. On a Last Minute basis if available during Peak & Summer Weeks 21 days out or on request
Pets 2 dogs welcome, 1st dog free, 2nd @ £25
Towels yes
Bedlinen yes
Winter Fuel inclusive. Starter pack of logs provided.
Wifi yes
Cot yes
High Chair yes
Arrival Day Friday
Parking luggage may be offloaded outside the cottage. Nearby carpark, £2.50 per daily charge, £10 weekly charge 

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 4.9/5

All our reviews are independently handled via Feefo, that means each review is a 100% verified customer visiting The Old Police House.

Laura Everitt Verified Guest
29th April 2022

Fantastic beautiful house with plenty of space. Very good facilities. Lovely garden safe for dogs.

Verified Guest
23rd April 2022

Beautiful cottage, everything you could possibly need was supplied. We really didn't want to come home.

Verified Guest
19th April 2022

Fabulous accommodation, cleaned spotlessly for our arrival. Kitchen well furnished for our cooking requirements. Location was perfect for exploring Fishguard & the surrounding areas.Cant wait to return!

Verified Guest
5th April 2022

Verified Guest
21st March 2022

This was a fabulous cottage for a weekend away. The owners had thought of everything you could possibly need and even catered to the four legged friends. It made a great base for exploring the coast and when the weather was horrid, curling up in front of the fire was perfect. Will definitely visit again.

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 The Old Police House.

G & J
5th March 2022

We had a fantastic week. Weather was great and the best holiday rental we've ever stayed at. We will be recommending it to friends

Carl & Naomi
20th July 2020

A great place to stay ideally located to explore the surrounding area. The property is characterful with a blend of old and new with local amenities right on the doorstep. There are walks straight from the property which was handy considering our dog likes plenty of exercise and there is a park across the road the children to play in. We would like to make a special mention to our host Anthony for is hospitality prior to our arrival considering the distance we had to travel, it was really appreciated.

Bowen Family & Rufus The Border Terrier
14th February 2020

What a fabulous week! We loved the house and location is perfect. The weather wasn't good but we dodged the showers and walked Strumble Head and Dinas Head. Wonderful evening at The Royal Oak Folk Night. Thank you.

Rowling Family
21st December 2019

Such a beautiful house. Extremely well equipped & comfortable & we loved the history of the house too. Lovely garden-although too cold & wet in September to fully appreciate it, and what a fantastic kitchen! Loved the whole house! Excellent Christmas decorations too!

Ross & Kings
24th November 2019

A fantastic house which we look forward to staying in again. Thank you so much for hosting our 80th + 40th birthday party.

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.


  • Fishguard is a friendly, pretty little town, and a mecca for music lovers, with a brilliant Folk Music Festival at the end of May, the renowned International Classical Music Festival mid-July, and regular live music events throughout the year in local pubs and the nearby West Wales Art Centre. The Annual New Year celebrations, with live music in the Town Square, draw audiences from far and wide, and there is always something entertaining going on in Theatre Gwaun (five minutes' walk), with regular films, theatre productions and comedy nights.
  • Fishguard Farmers Market is held in the Fishguard Town Hall every Saturday and a weekly market every Thursday. There are delicious local produce and crafts on offer and the market is well worth a visit.
  • Upstairs in the Town Hall the gallery contains the remarkable Last Invasion Tapestry. Made in 1997 to commemorate the bicentenary of the 1797 invasion by the French - the last time the British mainland was invaded! This amazing piece of work was created by local needleworkers and tells the story in the style of that told by the famous Bayeux Tapestry.
  • Take a day trip to Ireland from Fishguard Harbour on the Stena Line and enjoy a day in Wexford.


  • Small North Pembrokeshire town just a couple of minutes drive from The Old Police House with a sheltered beach, ideal for bathing and messing around in small boats.
  • There is a useful Tesco Extra, cafe, with children's play area and gift shop, pubs, promenade and a long breakwater for a lovely walk.
  • Dolphins and basking sharks are occasionally seen off the beach.

Explore the Beautiful Gwaun Valley and Public Gardens

  • Visit the nearby Pembrokeshire Gardens open to the public. Penlan Uchaf has acres of landscaped garden including a fast flowing stream set high above the Gwaun Valley. Dyffryn Fernant Gardens, set in 6 acres of grounds and features courtyard roses, orchard, wild flowers, wood, walks and more.

Preseli Mohair Centre

  • Stock up on your winter woollies at the Preseli Mohair Centre in Mynachlog ddu. Fleece from home reared Angora goats is used to produce the garments and yarns for sale.

Bluestone Brewery

  • A family-run brewery producing a variety of different real ales. Enjoy a pint of the good stuff with beautiful views of the Preseli Hills and on brewing day you can see the brewers at work. Bottles and gift packs are for sale and acoustic music nights are held every Saturday.

Castell Henllys

  • Enjoy a guided tour around this recreated Iron Age settlement with its roundhouses built exactly where they stood over 2,000 years ago. Set within 30 acres of beautiful woodland and river meadows in the heart of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park - your dog is welcome too!

The Pembrokeshire Coast Path

  • To make the best of your holiday and the Pembrokeshire coastline take time to enjoy the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path - definitely the jewel of the county, and a paradise for walkers. Just a short way from the cottage join the Coastal Path at Goodwick. Joining the path just two hundred yards from the house, walk South through Goodwick Village and on to a magnificent walk towards Strumble Head, and then further down to Porthgain, Traethllyfyn beach and Abereiddi, Abermawr and Aberbach.
  • This stretch of the coastline is some of the most dramatic with sweeping seascapes and cliffs. To the North is Dinas Head, a real lure for nature lovers, beautiful Ceibwr Bay, and many other natural wonders.


  • There is plenty here too for cyclists, with the National Coast cycle route passing through Fishguard, dozens of scenic circular routes crisscrossing the National Park, and the nearby Preseli Hills a playground for mountain bikers. Secure cycle storage is available in the lockable shed in the garden.
  • The dramatic coastal scenery, flower and wildlife are what make Pembrokeshire one of the world's best holiday destinations (National Geographic voted Pembrokeshire the 2nd best coastal destination in the world!). Splendid at all times of year, the explosion of colour with the spring flowers is something to behold!


  • Porthgain Village and harbour are a short drive away .Once a prosperous nineteenth-century industrial harbour which exported slate from local quarries at Porthgain and Abereiddi. Now the village is popular for water sport enthusiasts - boaters, rowers, fishermen and canoeists - their activities overlooked by relics of the industrial past.
  • Eating out at the popular Sloop Inn and award-winning Shed Fish Restaurant are a must.
  • Beaches at Abereiddi, Traethllyfyn, Abermawr & Aberbach are some of the finest in Pembrokeshire and tend to attract much lower visitor numbers being hidden away. To the south of Porthgain on the coast path you will reach the metal steps down onto Traethllyfyn beach - a wide sandy expanse (avoid high tide) great for swimming, walking the dog, picnics and games of frisbee! Newgale, Little Haven, Broadhaven are also within 20 minutes drive.

Newport Pembrokeshire & Nearby Beaches

  • Located at the foothill of Carningli, (Mountain of Angels) near the golden sands of The Parrog and many other Pembrokeshire beaches, ideal for families, sailors, walkers & bird watchers alike.
  • The seaside town of Newport, Pembrokeshire is overlooked by its Norman castle, has a bank, post office, library with internet access, filling station, chemist, doctor, great butchers, antique and health food shops to explore.
  • Newport Beach, a mile long fantastic stretch of golden sands which sweep around Newport bay - ideal for swimming, windsurfing, sailing and canoeing.
  • The Parrog A delightful stretch of coastline. The Coast Path twists and turns its way round to the old lifeboat station, sometimes on the beach, at times on the road and at one point crosses a fantastic causeway built of slates in a herringbone pattern
  • Cwm yr Eglwys is a picturesque cove a short drive away. Overlooked by the remains of St Bynach's 12th-century church, the sheltered sand and shingle beach is a great family favourite

Eating Out in Newport

  • Newport has been described as the gourmet capital of Pembrokeshire.
  • Llys Meddyg Georgian townhouse restaurant and cellar bar which serves the finest dishes made from locally sourced ingredients.
  • Caf© Blas at Fronlas good unpretentious food in a welcoming and cosy dog-friendly cafe.
  • Tides Kitchen And Wine Bar a deli/caf© offering lunches and evening meals, specialising in seafood & local ingredients. Fizz & Fish Night every Thursday.
  • The Canteen serves fantastic homemade pizzas & burgers, relaxing vibe, family friendly, with takeaway service Wed-Sun
  • The Golden Lion one of Pembrokeshire's premier gastropubs, excellent food, option to dine al fresco in the summer.

Melin Tregwynt

  • A 10-minute drive brings you to the amazing woollen mill of Melin Tregwynt which produces the most wonderful patterns, which adorn some of the finest boutique homes in the UK.


  • A 20-minute drive will take you to the Blue Flag beach at Whitesands - popular with families and surfers alike. The caf serves breakfast and evening meals in the summer season or why not enjoy a takeaway and sit on the beach to see the spectacular sunsets.

St Davids

  • Spend a few hours exploring the thriving ancient village city. Its charming huddle of shops, galleries, bars and restaurant are arranged around magnificent St Davids Cathedral and the atmospheric Bishop's Palace ruins. Book a thrilling boat trip out to the internationally important bird islands. RSPB Ramsey Island just 1 km offshore has impressive sea cliffs teeming with seabirds and the coastal waters around are frequented by seals, dolphins and passing whales.


  • The beautiful natural harbour at Solva is always on visitors agendas, with its pretty quay and yachts, lovely galleries, and gifts shops.

Boat Trips and Offshore Islands - Adventures on the beautiful clear waters

  • When you have seen the coastline from the coastal path complete the experience by going to sea. The Pembrokeshire coast is Britain's only coastal National Park and is a treasure-trove of birds and flowers, fish and marine mammals.
  • Take a trip round Ramsey Island. Boats leave from St Justinians and will take you around the Island and out to sea - or to land and spend the day wandering this amazing, rugged Island. Crews complete the experience by giving a wealth of local information - it is the experience of a lifetime!
  • Fishing Trips for Mackerel, Bass and even Shark can be arranged from St. Justinians or Solva. Blue Shark Fishing Trips comes highly recommended.
  • Boat trip from New Quay to spot dolphins off the coast

Outdoor Activities, Horse Riding and Golf

  • Pembrokeshire is a centre for water-based activities of all sorts. Home of the sport of Coasteering', it is also a magnet for surfers and windsurfers, sailors, canoeists and rowers. If you are skilled at your chosen sport the coastline is an open venue but if you are less experienced, the County is well served with centres offering safe, instructor-led activities.
  • There are golf courses to suit all levels of skill - Haverfordwest and Priskilly are within easy reach and one of the most dramatic small courses overlooking the lovely Whitesands beach.
  • At the back of St Bride's Bay, Nolton Riding Stable at Nolton Haven is a riding school with a difference. Even experienced riders find it hard to top the experience of riding through the surf on the lovely beach at Druidston Haven. And for beautiful rides through the Preseli Hills and on Newport Beach, evening pub rides and even 3-day trails, catering for beginners and expert alike, Crosswell Riding Stables are just a 20-minute drive away.

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