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Thimble End Cottage

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Upper Solva, between Newgale and St Davids (View Location on a map)
8 Guests
4 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Accepts 2 Dogs
£633 7 Night Breaks From
£11.30 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.

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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 Thimble End Cottage 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. 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.

Staggered Check-in and Check outs

We are advising all our owners and guests that we recommend they offer staggered checkin/outs to ensure there is adequate time between any two bookings to allow for a full and proper clean for your safety.

Check-in from 5:30pm and Check out by 9:30am

Handpicked Highlights

Thimble End 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 Thimble End Cottage too!

  • Attractive, spacious detached Solva holiday cottage
  • 150 yards from Pembrokeshire Coast Path
  • Great base for family and friends to enjoy the St Davids Peninsula
  • Set between Newgale, popular with families and surfers, and Britain's tiniest city of St Davids
  • Small party discount for party sizes up to 4 people

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

  • Coastal Area
  • Dog Friendly
  • WiFi
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Private Parking
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Family Friendly
  • Period Cottage
  • Cot Available
  • Detached Property
  • Pubs Nearby
  • Short Drive To Beach

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£60 off for parties of 3 guests and under.

Small Party Discount

£40 off for parties of 4 to 6 guests.

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About Thimble End Cottage

Dog friendly detached Solva holiday cottage, Pembrokeshire - tucked away in a tranquil location just a few minutes walk to the Coastal Path

  • What a great base for a family holiday or an escape with friends.
  • This attractive, spacious period cottage dating from the late 1700's is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac 440 yds from the quay at Solva.
  • Relax under the apple trees in the pretty mature garden or dine al-fresco beneath the south facing pergola. Ideal for family holidays. This Solva holiday cottage is pet friendly too.
  • The comfortable lounge/dining room has exposed beams, latch doors, deep set windows and a handsome stone hearth.Generous upholstered sofas with locally crafted cushions invite relaxation.
  • Enjoy meals around the honey coloured pine country table and chairs with a dresser full of hand painted china.
  • If you are a couple wishing to have something just a little bit more spacious out-of-season, or a family wanting to share that special holiday together, we can highly recommend Thimble End in Solva.
  • This property offers small party discounts for party sizes up to 4 people.




Layout & Further Information

4 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 8. 1 Twin on ground floor (4 steps down from living area), 2 Doubles, 1 Twin on 1st floor. Both double bedrooms have vanity units.

Bathroom full suite with shower over bath on 1st floor.

Bathroom with washbasin on ground floor.

Separate toilet on ground floor.

Kitchen fully fitted with split level electric cooker, microwave.

Utility Room fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine.

Lounge/Diner settee, TV/video, stereo, electric log effect fire, dining suite for 8.

Grounds medium sized garden, fully enclosed but not secure, barbecue, garden furniture, seating area and pergola

Additional Information

Short breaks - Winter

WiFi - Yes

Changeover - Saturday

Towels - No

Parking - Yes, one car

Fuel - Oil fired central heating inclusive May to September. Outside these dates £35 p/w

Dogs - 2. 1 dog free, additional dog £25 p/w

Travel cot - Yes

Highchair - Yes

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 5/5

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Linda Chandler-Hughes Verified Guest
15th July 2018

Attractive, roomy, clean, comfortable and well stocked with cutlery, crockery, cooking utensils etc. Great location - quiet and scenic, yet close to Solva's pretty centre. Pleasant garden, too.

H Townsend Verified Guest
17th June 2018

Lovely cottage, immaculately presented and stocked with everything one could possibly need. Beautiful, tranquil garden. Perfect location for walking.

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 Thimble End Cottage.

Hooper's, Brady's & Granny
30th July 2016

We've had a great week in Thimble End, it's worked perfectly for our two family groups and we've found it brilliantly equipped. The space has been fantastic, being able to use the garage for extra storage on wet days was invaluable & the garden is lovely. We'll be back!! Thank you.

The MacBeths
23rd July 2016

Thank you for sharing your lovely cottage. It is wonderfully equipped- we wanted for nothing and enjoyed the location for walking and crabbing with the children. We found the cottage clean and very comfortable. Our first visit to Solva and we would certainly like to return ? a real 'treasure'.

Guests
9th July 2016

Beautiful cottage. Very well equipped, cosy. Brilliant week walking, eating, climbing, chilling. Food in the Cambrian is excellent. Watched the fox come up the lane and walk on the roof of the house opposite. Lovely lively week.

Party of 8
4th June 2016

Really enjoyed our stay in this lovely cottage. Pembrokeshire and Solva have not disappointed us on our first week. We have had sunshine every day this week and it is the end of a perfect week, we have enjoyed every minute.

Ginny & Cecelia
1st May 2016

We have had a wonderful holiday in your beautiful cottage. Very comfortable and cosy. The beds are so comfortable. We hope to be back next year God willing. Thanks for being so kind, we will recommend the cottage to our friends.

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.

Pembrokeshire Coast Path - Walkers Heaven

  • Some of the most spectacular National Park and National Trust Coastal paths, cliff walks and scenery, totally unspoilt and rich in botanical and ornithological interest are only 150 yards away.

Solva

  • This pretty village with harbour side parking has good restaurants, pubs, cafes craft shops and art galleries to be enjoyed.
  • The excellent village shop, post office and off licence, Bayview Stores, sells groceries, papers, angling supplies and delivers within the Solva area.

St Bride's Bay Water Taxi for Walkers

  • Solva Sailboats operate a water taxi which will take you to your chosen destination from where you can walk back along the stunning Pembrokeshire Coastal Path to Solva. Possible destinations include Porth Clais, Porthmynawydd, St Justinians, Nolton Haven and Little Haven (weather dependent). Phone 01437 720972.


St Davids

  • St Davids village city with its medieval Cathedral and ruined Bishops Palace is sure to fascinate and intrigue and there is also an excellent activity centre with day courses for adults and youngsters - canoeing, coasteering, rock climbing, wind- surfing, diving, etc.

Boat Trips

  • Boat trips run from St Justinians and Whitesands Bay out to the spectacular bird islands of Skomer, Skolkholm and Ramsey. Book your place at a booking office in St Davids.

Water sports

  • Watersports enthusiasts will be spoilt for choice with opportunities close by to try surfing, coasteering, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, diving, power kiting, kite boarding, wake boarding and more.

Graham Sutherland

  • A permanent exhibition of Graham Sutherland's work is on display at Oriel y Parc in St Davids. His work was strongly influenced by Pembrokeshire landscapes which he loved. There are constantly changing exhibits from the Welsh National Art Gallery Cardiff who manage the gallery.

Ramsey Island RSPB Reserve

  • Home to and resting place for thousands of sea birds and birth place to hundreds of grey seal pups. Special combinations of wild flowers and gorse in the heathland provide habitats for small rare birds including the chough. The cliffs are among the highest in Wales. Do book a memorable boat trip to experience the spectacular spectacle.

Wild Guides

  • Arrange a personalised tailor made guided tour for large groups ( ideally 10 - 12 people ) with Wild Guides based at Neyland 01646 636754

The Flying Boat Centre, Pembroke Dock

  • The Flying Boat Interpretation Centre & Workshop is dedicated to recovering the only Mark 1 Sunderland left in the world. It currently lies on the seabed in the haven. The centre, run by volunteers displays photographs, uniforms, artefacts and memorabillia as well as some interactive items for children. Open Tues - Sat 10 am - 4 pm

Hilton Court Crafts & Garden Centre a short drive from Pembrokeshire holiday cottage

  • Do visit the beautiful 12 acre woodland garden with lake, island beds and a wide variety of unusual plants. Browse the craft shops and enjoy tea & cakes in the tea room or a delicious meal in the restaurant all located in the tastefully converted Victorian stable block.

Nolton & East Nolton Riding Stables

  • A tiny village with a sandy beach, a 200 year old chapel clinging nail bitingly close to the cliff edge, a village pub serving bar food and East Nolton Riding Stables who will take you on a thrilling gallop across the beach or trekking in the beautiful Pembrokeshire countryside.

St Davids Golf Club

  • Enjoy a round of golf at this 9 hole links course set with wonderful coastal views of Whitesands Bay & Ramsey Island.

Family Fun

  • Travel the length and breadth of Pembrokeshire to experience some remarkable family attractions. They include Dr Beynon's Bug Farm and Grub Kitchen, Zorbing Downhill Revolution at Nolton Haven, Hangar 5 Trampolines, West Wales Karting, Scolton Manor Museum and Country Park and the Wickedly Welsh Chocolate Company near Haverfordwest and further south award winning Folly Farm, Blue Lagoon Water Park, Manor Wildlife Park and Tenby Tudor Merchant's house (N.T.) just to mention a few.

Enjoy year round holidays in this delightful family and dog friendly detached Solva holiday cottage

Eat & Drink

See below for a selection of pubs, restaurants, and eateries near Thimble End Cottage.

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

Dressed Crab, Lobster & Prawns prepared by Mrs Jan Phillips
( 0.1 miles away )

Call and see the in house display of mouth watering shell fish products.

Thirty Five Main Street Cafe/Bistro
( 0.4 miles away )

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

Harbour Inn
( 0.4 miles away )

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

The Cambrian Inn
( 0.4 miles away )

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

Lavender Cafe
( 0.4 miles away )

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.

Caerfai Farm Organic Cheese Makers
( 2.7 miles away )

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

The Refectory at St Davids
( 2.8 miles away )

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

St Davids Food and Wine Ltd
( 2.8 miles away )

Fresh filled rolls and baguettes made to order.

Gianni's Ice-creams at The Bench
( 2.8 miles away )

Gianni's artisan ice-creams are made on the premises using organic milk from local Caerfai Farm. Tea, coffee, lots of hot and cold drinks and a choice of homemade cakes are also sold.Try the delicious fresh fruit smoothies, ice cream sundaes, frozen yoghurt and a huge choice of toppings ie: any fresh fruit, honeycomb, various assortments of chocolate, nuts, fudge, toffee & many sauces. Local photographs on canvas, cards, mugs etc are sold in a small area within the parlour and outside when the weather permits There is no indoor seating area. But quite a large seating area outside.

Saffron Fine Dining
( 2.9 miles away )

Thali dishes are available at lunch time. Take away meals are also available with 10% discount.

Activities & Attractions

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Solva holiday cottage 150yds from the Pembrokeshire Coast Path - pets welcome
Solva, Pembrokeshire - cosy holiday cottage with open plan living room and electric log effect fire
Pembrokeshire holiday cottage - open plan living/dining room
Comfortable family holiday home in Upper Solva
Comfortable family holiday home in Upper Solva with open plan living/dining room
Croissants for breakfast at Thimble End, Solva

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