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Ria's Cottage

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near Landshipping, Secret Waterway (View Location on a map)
4 Guests
2 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Accepts 2 Dogs
£531 7 Night Breaks From
£18.96 Average Per Person Per Night

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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 Ria's Cottage 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.

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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.

Arrival Times

Check-in from 5:30PM and Check out by 9:30AM

Handpicked Highlights

Ria's 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 Ria's Cottage too!

  • Gem of a cottage is a picturesque rural setting
  • Far-reaching panoramic views
  • A true retreat for walkers, photographers and lovers of peace and tranquillity
  • Log burning stove for cosy nights in
  • The pretty market town of Narberth is 8 miles away

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

  • Dog Friendly
  • Wet Room
  • Private Parking
  • Real Fire
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Family Friendly
  • Period Cottage

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About Ria's Cottage

Charming small woodland cottage near Pembrokeshire's Secret Waterway - Pet friendly

  • A little gem of a cottage in a picturesque rural setting. At the top of a gentle hill, there are far-reaching panoramic views across the wooded hillsides of the Cleddau River to Picton Castle and the beautiful Slebech estate and to the Preseli Hills beyond. Pets welcome.
  • For walkers, painters, photographers and lovers of nature, peace and tranquillity this is a true 'rural retreat' (part of a 15 acre smallholding) away from the hurly-burly of modern life.
  • This cosy holiday cottage sits snugly at the top of a 0.5 mile 'bumpy' country track, 100 yards beyond the owners' house. A gate leads from the professionally landscaped cottage garden into a 'wild flower' meadow - relax and enjoy the view from table and chairs in the charming 'gazebo'.
  • The delightful rear garden with its patio and garden furniture is reached through glass doors from the sitting room and is sheltered by ancient Pembrokeshire woodland.
  • Lovingly renovated, the pretty holiday cottage has a ground floor bedroom, 'wet' room, and luxury fitted kitchen with dining table. The sitting room has a log burning stove, high vaulted ceiling and patio doors to the rear garden. The ground floor is level throughout.
Layout & Further Information

2 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 4. 1 Double on the ground. 1 Single (with additional 'pull out' single 3' truckle bed) and en-suite (bath, toilet and washbasin) with sloping ceilings and restricted headroom on the 1st floor.

Wet Room on ground floor with shower, toilet and washbasin.

Kitchen with luxury fitted units, cooker with electric oven and gas hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, circular table and 4 chairs.

Sitting Room charming and colourful room with cathedral ceiling and exposed beams, leather sofa and matching footstool, armchairs, Free view digital TV/DVD, CD/radio/tape/record player, log burning stove. Glass doors to rear garden and stable door to front garden. Turning concealed staircase (12 steps) accessed through a door to 1st floor.

Grounds landscaped cottage garden with gazebo - lovely views. Rear sheltered garden, small patio.

Additional Information

Short breaks - Yes, excl Summer & peak weeks unless booked last-minute

WiFi - No

Changeover - Saturday

Towels - Yes

Parking - Yes for 2 cars

Fuel - Gas central heating and logs inclusive May to September. Outside these dates 25 p/w

Dogs - 2 welcome free

Travel cot - No

Highchair - Yes 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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Ian Maunders Verified Guest
1st October 2021

Good facilities and beautifully kept

Philippa Owen Verified Guest
26th September 2021

Steve and Linda were welcoming and friendly and always so helpful with local information.The cottage is beautiful, full of character and so cosy and warm on chilly autumn evenings. The dog walks were easy and had amazing views. A simply beautiful and unspoilt area of Pembrokeshire. Wonderful and I'd highly recommend it. Would definitely like to return to this wonderful cottage. Thank you Linda and Steve.

Verified Guest
28th August 2021

Fantastic little cottage in the middle of nowhere, but easy short drive to loads of great days out. Perfect peaceful location far from the maddening crowds. Owners are lovely, extremely helpful and friendly, could not recommended them enough!

Richard Coltart Verified Guest
25th August 2021

We spent a happy week here. The cottage has everything you need and was nice and clean. We were very comfortable and didn't want to leave! It's in a lovely secluded spot, we particularly enjoyed watching the Woodpeckers on the feeder and our 2 boys were very excited when a bat flew in the upstairs window one night. The upstairs bedroom was perfect for our boys (aged 9 & 7). We did walks from the front door and got out and about to beaches, Carew Castle and Caldy Island. We can recommend the Tipi Dining at Wild Lakes not too far away which is dog friendly and has a great family menu. Thank you for a lovely cottage stay.

Louise Snow Verified Guest
3rd July 2021

Beautiful cottage equipped with absolutely everything you need to make your holiday. We met the hosts and they were lovely and provided us with lots of information about the area. The cottage has plenty of parking and outside space. Right on the edge of a wood there are plenty of interesting walks. The cottage stands completely alone and is very peaceful, surrounded by wildlife. We were visited each day by woodpeckers and Jay.We cant wait to 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 Ria's Cottage.

Sue Baxter & Sally; Sheffield
10th September 2016

Really enjoyed stay. So much to do in the area and cottage perfect. Lovely to have somewhere to sit for both morning and evening sun

Ray & Marianne Oliver; Norfolk
3rd September 2016

Had a lovely week. Loved the cottage and surrounding area - Angle Beach, Broad Haven South, Bosheston, Stackpole, Picton Castle, Carew Castle all lovely. Enjoyed exploring the back roads. Road to Blackpool mill is lovely. Narberth food shops are a delight. Lawrenny - lovely café. Wave Crest at Angle also lovely. Must come back.

Nick & Mandi Rowark, Don & Nick; Wilmslow
20th August 2016

Love the great location, wonderful place for wildlife, great views and walks. Had a lovely meal at the 'Jeff' in Jefferston, and Lawrenny Arms. Definitely coming back, didn't want to leave!

Jane, Colin & Sarah Everett; Tonbridge, Kent
13th August 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. We've had fun with sunshine, surf and explored Pembrokeshire from a lovely base at the cottage. We even got to see a bat*. Thank you.

Nic, Graham & Ella Scott; Banes
30th July 2016

Lovely cottage in a lovely area. Great walks through the woods for the dog, a great river for canoeing & beautiful beaches for swimming. Saw woodpeckers, jays and coal tits on the feeder which was lovely. A brilliant week overall!

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.

An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in South Pembrokeshire

  • Although inland, much of this area is part of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. It is a place of outstanding natural beauty with many SSSI's and is surrounded and criss-crossed by wonderful walking country, ancient pathways and winding country lanes. It is a walkers' paradise!
  • At the bottom of the cottage track - a public right of way - is Landshipping Quay and the broad sweep of the Cleddau River where Ospreys rest and feed on their annual migration.

Lawrenny Quay, Cwm Deri Vineyard & Bosherston Lily Ponds (NT)

  • Lawrenny Quay with its pub and award winning cafe overlooking the River, and Cwm Deri Vineyard and restaurant, are each a 10 minute drive away. Bosherston is a little further and well worth a visit at any time of year but particularly during June when the beautiful lilies are in blossom.

Traditional elegant tea served at nearby Nash Farm near Martletwy

  • Drive through Minwear Woods to enjoy a delicious traditional tea in Nash Farm's magnificent and ancient farmhouse. Enjoy the impressive Flemish chimney or sit out in the immaculate and colourful gardens.

Narberth Market Town near pretty stone cottage

  • The bustling town of Narberth with lots of individual shops, cafes and pubs (great for Christmas shopping) is within a 20 minute drive. Take the family and enjoy a day out and perhaps catch a performance in the popular and vibrant Queen's Hall on the high street.
  • For an romantic evening meal try The Grove - a three AA Rosette restaurant serving locally sourced fresh ingredients in a stylish setting.

Bluestone Water Park, Canaston

  • A fabulous day out for the whole family. The park has a large pool with waves, a small relaxing pool, a lazy river and a wild river, spa pool, flume rides in and out of the building and much more. There are also cafe and restaurant areas and plenty of places to relax out of the water.

Tenby, Manorbier and Saundersfoot's Blue Flag Beaches

  • All South Pembrokeshire's fabulous coastline is easily accessible from this cottage near the Secret Waterway inland shipping.

Tudor Merchants House, Tenby, National Trust

  • Discover how the Tudors lived their daily lives. Staff in costume will help you to get the most out of your visit. Children can dress up too!

Carew Castle, Tidal Mill, Celtic Cross and Inn

  • Nestled on the river, the picturesque hamlet of Carew is a fascinating place to visit. It is dominated by its magnificent castle with a 2000 year history, the restored and working tidal mill - the only one of its kind in Wales, the ancient Celtic Cross and the Crew Inn serving excellent pub food.

RWG Auctions, Carew

  • Interesting monthly auctions selling an eclectic mix of antiques, collectables, bygones, vehicles, marine items and much more. Great fun for collectors, bargain hunters and historians.

Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre

  • Housed in a unique 1850's gun tower beside the bustling Haven Waterway the centre tells the story of Wales' only Royal Naval Dockyard which built 260 ships including 5 royal yachts. Well worth a visit!

Picton Castle Gardens

  • Picton Castle is set in 40 acres of magnificent woodland and walled gardens. Enjoy a special kind of magic as you stroll beneath some of the largest trees in West Wales and discover woodland walks with wild flowers mixed with woodland shrubs from all over the world.

Picton Castle

  • Guided tours around the castle and special events, including Family Fun Days, Outdoor Theatre, Garden Tours and Music Evenings take place during the summer. Maria's Courtyard Restaurant is a lovely spot for a tasty lunch or afternoon indulgence and the restaurant, shop and deli is open all year round.

Jewellery Making Courses, Martletwy

  • Sarah Lloyd Morris offers day, evening and weekend courses in jewellery making. Learn new skills and make a piece of jewellery to take home with you. Sarah's beautiful designs are also on sale.

Freshwater West Beach and West Angle Bay Wavecrest Cafe

  • If you enjoy wild and rugged settings visit Freshwater West beach, famous for appearing in films such as Robin Hood, Harry Potter and Snow White and the Huntsman. The long wild stretch of sand and pounding surf offer a surfing destination only for experienced surfers and a walk to blow the cobwebs away!
  • A more temperate experience is to be had - as well as a cup of tea and fantastic local food - in the Wavecrest Cafe at West Angle Bay - just up the road. Open 11 am to 5 pm March - September and Friday - Sunday 11 am to 4 pm October - February, you can enjoy wonderful views of the Pembrokeshire Coastline while you relax and refuel.

Caldey Island Boat Trips from Tenby

  • Visit peaceful and scenic Caldey Island, home to Cistercian monks for a thousand years. Explore the countryside, fine white sandy beaches and grade II listed monastery. Buy wonderful island-made products to take home with you - chocolate, shortbread, yogurt and perfume.

Family Fun

  • Whatever your pleasure Pembrokeshire is sure to have a family attraction to suit. Visit Dr Beynon's Bug Farm and Grub Kitchen, Scolton Manor Museum and Country Park, Wickedly Welsh Chocolate Company, West Wales Karting, Folly Farm, Blue Lagoon Water Park, Tudor Merchant's House Tenby (N.T.) Manor Wildlife Park and more.

Enjoy a woodland setting in this charming cottage near the tranquil Secret Waterway in Pembrokeshire.

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South Pembrokeshire holiday cottage near the Secret Waterway - dogs welcome
Relax in this tranquil rural retreat away from it all
Self-catering holiday cottage near Narberth - modern kitchen/diner
Quaint Pembrokeshire holiday cottage near the Secret Waterway
Narberth cosy holiday cottage - sitting room with wood burning stove
'Tea time' by the fire at Ria's Cottage

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