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Caswell Cottage

Ref: 1737
Solva, Pembrokeshire (View Location on a map)
5 Guests
3 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom
Accepts 3 Dogs
£721 7 Night Breaks From
£20.60 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 Caswell 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.

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 10:00AM

Handpicked Highlights

Caswell 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 Caswell Cottage too!

  • A beautifully renovated 'Classic ' Pembrokeshire Cottage
  • Enclosed garden - welcomes up to 3 well-behaved dogs
  • Wood burner perfect for year-round breaks
  • Short walk to the pubs, restaurants, shops and galleries of Solva and the harbour
  • Quiet location with private parking
  • Garden room with full-size table tennis table and armchairs

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

  • Coastal Area
  • Dog Friendly
  • WiFi
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Private Parking
  • Real Fire
  • Rural Location
  • Period Cottage
  • Golf Courses Nearby
  • Pubs Nearby
  • Short Drive To Beach
  • Beaches Nearby

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About Caswell Cottage

A beautifully renovated 'Classic ' Pembrokeshire Cottage, magically appointed with original charm. Private parking and enclosed garden make this ideal for dog lovers - the property accepts up to 3 well-behaved dogs. Fabulous location, a stone's throw from the Pembrokeshire coast path and views over the headland and harbour. Highly sort after location. Park your car and literally just explore on foot - so many glorious walks.

Short walk to the pubs and restaurants of Solva, including The Royal George, indulge in the fabulous seafood from Mrs Will the Fish, locally caught crab, lobster and seafood specialities literally 100m away.

Quiet location and adjacent to the access point to the coast path. Pop up the lane and soak up the view over the blue waters of the glorious harbour. Safe haven to store kayaks and bikes, a great way to explore the coastline of Pembrokeshire.

Layout & Further Information

3 Bedrooms sleeping maximum 5.  2 doubles and a single bedroom with a family bathroom.

First Floor:

Master double bedroom, dual aspect, bedside cabinets and lamps, chair, chest of drawers, wardrobe and mirror. Distant sea view!

Double bedroom with double bed, bedside tables, lamps, wardrobe and chair.

Single bedroom, with lovely bright dual aspect, peg rails and cupboard storage. Bedside lamp and shelf. Distant sea view!

Family Bathroom, bath, shower over, light with shaver socket unit over mirror, WC, heated towel rail, washbasin, chair.

Ground Floor:

Sitting Room, comfortable 3-seater sofa, 2 armchairs, coffee table, wood burner, side tables, TV, DVD player, lamps, travertine floor.

Kitchen/Dining Area, open plan, stylish, well-equipped fitted handcrafted kitchen, AEG 5 ring burner hob with large wok holder, single oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, toaster, washing machine and radio. Dining table and chairs seating 5 and a wall-mounted map of Pembrokeshire to help plan your trips.

Quarry tiled hallway with understairs cupboard with ironing board and iron, hoover, high chair. Coat hooks and space for walking boots.

Grounds, cottage style enclosed rear garden, with lawned and patio areas, outside table and chairs, garden room with full-size table tennis table and armchairs; funky outside toilet /man cave! Brabantia drying line/unit affixed to games room wall. Driveway and gates to ensure that dogs can wander in safety.

Additional Information

  • Arrival Day - Friday
  • Short Breaks - Welcome all year excluding summer and peak weeks
  • Short breaks in peak and summer weeks only available within 14 days of stay
  • Towels - Yes, please bring beach towels and towels for drying muddy paws!
  • Parking - Ample parking for 2 cars
  • WiFi - Yes
  • Pets - 3 dogs welcome, please respect the property
  • Fuel - Oil central heating included and a starter pack of logs provided for wood burner 
  • Cot - No
  • High Chair - Yes
  • Bed linen - Yes

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
28th September 2021

We loved the cosy cottage but just felt it needed an upgrade in the cleanliness ie skirting boards, oven, windows and the sofa covers needed a good wash. We arrived a day late as pre arranged so felt there was plenty of time to deep clean it as we had been advised that was the norm.Bedrooms and bedding were spotless and the cottage was very well equipped.We would go back to Caswell cottage

J Tobin Verified Guest
22nd September 2021

A lovely, well presented and comfortable cottage. The location, giving easy access to the coastal path and fantastic views, was excellent. The table tennis was an added bonus and a big hit.

Johanna Verified Guest
3rd September 2021

This was not a cheap holiday rental but I can't fault the accommodation. Lovely being able to play table tennis and walk down to the harbour.

Verified Guest
20th July 2021

Cosy, comfortable cottage in a lovely setting.

Verified Guest
2nd June 2021

Comfortable and quiet, Caswell Cottage is stylishly furnished and extremely well equipped. Very clean and in an ideal location for easy access onto the coastal path. Definitely doggy heaven!

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 Caswell Cottage.

Barbara, Geoff and Becky Thomas and Ginny (woof), Herefordshire
18th June 2021

We've really enjoyed our week here. The cottage is comfortable & well equipped. The area around is beautiful and we've been blessed with good weather. Would love to come back.

Steve and Simone Foote, Oxfordshire
11th June 2021

A fabulous week away - like home from home in this beautiful comfy & clean cottage. Ice cream from Pointz Castle is fab. Thank you.

The Read Family, West Sussex
3rd June 2021

We had a lovely break in this gorgeous cottage. We were very lucky with the wonderful weather. Would love to come again. Thank you for the goodies!

Martin and Sue and Maple (our golden retriever) Woof!
28th May 2021

A wonderful, comfortable stay in your immaculate cottage. Thanks for the 'goodies' most welcome after a long journey. Maple adored the cottage/location.

Yvonne Thomas and Barbara Painter, and Bob (the dog)
24th May 2021

Beautiful Cottage, fab furnishings. Spotlessly clean. Lovely walks. Great scenery. Would recommend. Secure garden for Bob - Thanks!

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.

Solva Harbour and Fishing Village

Solva is a quaint picturesque harbour village with a small beach and lots to enjoy.

The harbour, a safe haven for boats (and a fine example of a 'Ria' - a melt-water channel from the ice age), was a major trading centre during the late 19th century. Ships embarked from here to sail all over the world as well as crossing the Atlantic to America - which may explain why at one time there were said to be 30 pubs in the village! The harbour can be reached on foot from the cottage. 

The coastal village has independent small shops and galleries and a selection of pubs, restaurants and places to eat. Window on Wales is a well-stocked gift and clothes shop which draws customers from across the County - well worth a visit!

The harbour is full of boats and other watercraft. Play on the little beach, fish for crabs from the harbour wall at high tide or at low tide rock-pool and paddle on the beach or walk round to Gwadn (the next bay). At the top of the village, there is a well-stocked general store which will provide for your everyday needs as well as fresh local crab for your sandwiches or try their delicious homemade takeaway fayre.  And at the end of the day enjoy tea and home-made cakes - or perhaps their famous fish and chips - in No 35, the cafe by the river.

Solva Woollen Mill and Melin Tregwynt

Solva Woollen Mill in the valley is a working water mill, one of only 2 left in Pembrokeshire, and produces fine woollen goods which are for sale in its gift shop and offers delightful refreshments in its tea room!

Melin Tregwynt is a must-do visit - with wonderful cushions and throws and fabulous cafe. A family-owned business for many generations and now known throughout Europe for its true Welsh charm.

The St Davids Peninsula is bordered by the Pembrokeshire Coast Path -now part of the All Wales Path.

Just a stroll from the cottage you can walk straight onto the path in either direction from where, just on your doorstep, spring flowers, seabirds, seals and unbounded wildlife present an unexpected treasure for the uninitiated.

Local beaches - Caerfai, Newgale, Whitesands, Abereiddy, Broadhaven Beaches all a short distance away.

Whitesands Bay, one of the most stunning locations on the Pembrokeshire coast, is a wide sandy 'Blue Flag' beach with lifeguard cover in the summer and surf hire and surfing lessons available at the beach - popular for swimming, surfing, and watersports of all sorts. From the car park, you can walk out on the coast path towards the rocky headland which is St Davids Head.

Three miles to the east of Solva is the magnificent three-mile sandy beach at Newgale. Wonderful for surfing, you can take your dog on (at least parts of) the beach at all times of the year and two lifeguard stations are provided for safe bathing.

Abereiddy is a popular, family-friendly, west-facing, sand and pebble beach with low rocks and cliffs.

The City of St Davids

Although St Davids has the status of a city it is, in reality, a small village. Useful as a source of groceries - there is a well-stocked supermarket, butchers, greengrocers, as well as a post office, ice cream and chocolate shop and bank. There are also galleries and boutique shops - clothes, gifts and outdoor gear. Come and browse or buy - it is a delightful place to while away your holiday!

Don't miss the outdoor farmers' market on the Cross Square on Thursdays throughout the summer - all sorts of local produce and tasty morsels.

St Davids Cathedral and the Bishops' Palace

Tucked away in the valley below the town is St Davids' wonderful medieval Cathedral - take time to enjoy the history and atmosphere of this very special place.

Dating back to 1181, the Cathedral is both a church and a historic building.

Guidebooks and volunteer stewards are at hand to help you understand some of its differing fortunes across the centuries. Perhaps have coffee or a meal in the remarkable refectory - a modern insert in the 14th century St Mary's Hall.

Across the tiny River Alun is the ruined Bishops' Palace with its lovely decorated stonework, wheel window, halls and stairways. Restored sufficiently to fire the imagination of young and old, let your children play while they absorb the atmosphere of this site of medieval power and influence.

Boat Trips to the Bird Islands

Visit one of the boat booking offices in St Davids and book your place on a memorable boat trip from St Justinians out to Ramsey Island or the amazing bird island of Grassholm.

Try Falcon Boats with a trip to look for porpoise and dolphins or a fast exciting boat trip around Ramsey Island. Perhaps if this is too speedy for you, try a more sedate one - either is sure to be a wonderful experience with fabulous coastal scenery, marine and bird life to enjoy.

TYF Adventure Day

Do something a little different and get the adrenalin flowing on an adventure day out. Kayaking, surfing, climbing, coasteering.

Take a step into the unknown with the experienced guides at TYF (the booking shop is in the heart of St. Davids). But best of all do it in the beautiful and rugged surroundings of the Pembrokeshire Coast.

St Davids and Priskilly Golf Clubs

Just five miles from the cottage is the 9 hole course at St David's. Try a round on this lovely course above Whitesands beach - the scenery is breath-taking.

Located at Castlemorris, Priskilly is a challenging 9 hole course is set in mature parkland with panoramic rural views.

Nolton Haven Beach & Riding Stables

The tiny waterside village of Nolton with a beautiful sandy cove and East Nolton Riding Stables who will take you on an exhilarating gallop across the beach or a gentle trek through the Pembrokeshire countryside.

Family Fun

Travel all over Pembrokeshire to discover a diverse range of quality family attractions including Hangar 5 Trampolines, West Wales Karting, the Wickedly Welsh Chocolate Company, Folly Farm, Blue Lagoon Water Park, Manor Wildlife Park, Dr Beynon's Bug Farm and Grub Kitchen near St. David's just to mention a few.

See below for a selection of pubs, restaurants, and eateries near Woodlands.

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


Call and see the in house display of mouth-watering shellfish products.


Orders taken for freshly caught lobster & crab. Picnic hampers available, cold or hot ready to collect. Orders taken in advance. Prices subject to requirements.


Pretty pub overlooking Solva harbour serving crab, lobster & seafood as well as Sunday carvery.


A friendly pub serving good wholesome food locally sourced and a selection of beers, wines & spirits.


The Lavender Cafe is attached to Raul Speek's Gallery in the Old Chapel. It is housed in an old building therefore unfortunately there is no wheelchair access.


Cheese made includes organic cheddar, Caerphilli and leek & garlic cheese.


Homemade food from local ingredients served in the stunning setting of St Davids Cathedral.


Fresh filled rolls and baguettes made to order.


Artisan ice-creams are made on the premises using organic milk from local Caerfai Farm at this ice cream parlour in the heart of St Davids. There is no indoor seating, but quite a large seating area outside.


Extensive food menu, offering a range of meals from a seasonal Welsh menu, locally sourced lobster, crab and mackerel, subject to availability. Open all year round, a warming log fire creates a cosy atmosphere in the colder months, whilst fabulous views of the Cathedral from the beer garden can be enjoyed in the warmer months. Free Wifi.


Local produce and homemade food is at the heart of the dishes at this restaurant in St Davids, with the Welsh Black Beef, lamb, crab, mackerel, lobster, cheese and most vegetables all sourced within 3 miles.

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Exterior of coastal holiday cottage in Solva, Pembrokeshire. Dog friendly.
Aerial photo of 'Caswell Cottage' with Solva Harbour and beach in the background - holiday cottage in Pembrokeshire.

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