- The Pembrokeshire Coast Path and the lovely sheltered harbour
of Porthclais are just a few hundred yards from the front door
of this beautifully finished Pembrokeshire barn.
- Just one mile from St Davids and 500 yards from Porthclais, the
barn is ideally placed for you to explore the treasures of
Pembrokeshire with its rugged coastline, sandy beaches and varied
- Porthclais is a tiny inlet, superb for crabbing or launching
kayaks to explore the rocky coastline and bays inaccessible from
- Enjoy the delights of a luxury and well-equipped kitchen with
vaulted ceiling and open plan layout, fabulous for entertaining
with its large farmhouse table, painted church pew and lime-washed
- Sitting at the dining table to eat or perhaps play cards or
plan holiday treats, your toes will be cosy in the warmth of
- Bi-fold doors lead to a paved patio with views towards the sea
,and a sun trap for enjoying the fabulous light that drew many of
Pembrokeshire's fine artists.
- Comfy leather settee, sofa, armchair, and chaise lounge provide
an area to relax ,unwind and recharge those batteries as the wood
burner crackles away in the corner.
- The three bedrooms, each with its own ensuite bathroom
and large, sumptuous bespoke headboards, provide
a great way to start the day, sitting up in bed to plan your
- Go into St. Davids, investigate the galleries and local shops,
have coffee, cake and conversation or enjoy a slow-pace lunch at
one of the many eateries - and then walk it all off on the way
Wonderful Coast Path Walks from your doorstep
- Blow away the cobwebs with some stunning coastal walks right
from your doorstep. Head left on the Coastal Path from Porthclais
and it will take you round to St Non's Chapel and Holy Well which
overlook the rocky coastline of St Bride's Bay - a most idyllic and
spiritual part of Pembrokeshire and thought to be the birthplace of
St David. Carfai Bay is a beautiful sandy cove a little further
along and is good for swimming and snorkelling or just enjoying the
- The St Davids Peninsula is encased in a section which will take
your breath away - the colours of the sea and sky, the bird and
wildlife, the fantastic flora - all combine to make an experience
which draws visitors back year after year.
St Davids Peninsula beaches
- The St Davids Peninsula is blessed with a range of beaches to
suit every taste -Whitesands' wide sandy beach is great for surfing
and sandcastles, kite flying, rock pooling and games of cricket;
Caerfai has a steep walk down to a lovely south facing sandy beach,
sheltered by the surrounding cliffs; Porthlisky beach is only
accessible along the coast path and so is secluded and untroubled
by the crowds; Caerbwdi is a stony beach with sand at low tide -
the stone here was quarried to provide the purple stone of the
St.Davids, Britain's Smallest City
- St Davids is the United Kingdom's smallest city, earning that
status thanks to the magnificent medieval cathedral. Set in the
valley below the town and placed to be out of sight of marauding
viking invaders, it is a venue for services and concerts throughout
the year and never fails to delight.
- The stylish Oriel y Parc Gallery in St.Davids is the local
Tourist Information Office run by the Pembrokeshire Coast National
Park. It houses the Graham Sutherland Collection and has a rotating
exhibition by local Artists in Residence and also an independently
run cafe offering delicious meals and snacks in convivial
- St.Davids has various interesting shops to browse, places to
eat and galleries on offer or visit the weekly Farmers' Market on
the Square and stock up with delicious local produce.
Solva Village, Pembrokeshire
- Solva village with its quaint picturesque harbour and small
beach has lots to enjoy - fish for crabs from the harbour at high
tide or rock-pool and paddle on the beach at low tide or take a
boat trip around the harbour.
- There are two art galleries and a pottery to enjoy as well as a
range of traditional shops including a post office/general stores
(look out for the ever changing signs), cafes and pubs.
- The Cambrian is a 16th century village pub serving great food.
Along the harbour - homemade cakes and ice-cream can be found at
CafÃ© '35' by the river. The Ship Inn, a pet friendly cosy local pub
with pleasant garden, serves good food in a warm and convivial
Porthgain and Aberreiddy
- A charming village with an attractive harbour. In the 18th and
19th centuries it was a flourishing seaport exporting slate and
shale. Now it is a quaint harbour occupied with small fishing
boats. Don't miss the opportunity to buy crab fresh off the boat
when the fishermen return. Have dinner in- or outdoors the Sloop
Inn, and enjoy some of the finest Fish and Chips at the Shed where
locally caught crab and lobster is also served.
- Walk along the coast path to the amazing Blue Lagoon at
Abereiddy. A former slate quarry with unnaturally blue water. Look
out for the seals. Simply exhilarating.
Melin Tregwynt Woollen mill
- A beautiful whitewashed mill, to be found in a remote
forested valley. Working since the 17th century, beautiful
blankets, throws and cushions are made there in the traditional
way. They have a beautiful range that can be seen adorning many
boutique Hotels throughout the UK .
Druidstone Hotel & Druidston Haven
- Druidstone Hotel is a treasure not to be missed - tucked into
the cliff at Druidston Haven and offering lovely food and a
stunning view for the diner. Watch Nolton Stable's riders galloping
across the sands from the delightful clifftop garden.
Golfing Breaks Pembrokeshire Wales
- St Davids Golf Course is a spectacular 9-hole course on the
headland overlooking Whitesands Beach - a real challenge! One of
the best views in the UK whilst battling the elements.
- Family owned Priskilly Forest Golf Course is a 20 minute drive
away. Open all year to visitors of any ability, it is a 9 hole gem,
set amongst mature oaks, sycamores and rhododendrons and with
panoramic views from Strumble Head to the Preseli Mountains. All
your golfing requirements - either for purchase or hire - are
available at the golf shop. The Club House also serves excellent
food and drink.
Outdoor Activities in North Pembrokeshire
- At both Newgale and Whitesands surf hire and instruction is
available at the beach. In St Davids, TYF Adventure offers a wide
variety of activities and just down the road from Mathry, Preseli
Venture offer instruction in sea kayaking and surfing. There is
lots to choose from if you are looking for adventure!
- West Wales is the home of Coasteering, and a great place to
learn to kayak in the clear waters. Inland explore the Preseli
Mountains - wonderful views, hill walking, cycling or driving.
Visit the mysterious and beautiful Gwaun Valley - a timeless world
with hanging deciduous woodlands.
- Many local breweries have started to open with bespoke hand
crafted guest ales, so why not spend a few hours exploring to find
your favourite tipple.
Newport and Narberth and Pembrokeshire towns
- To the North also lies Newport, a beautiful little town with
stunning beach. Further still is Cardigan with its wonderful Bay
with pods of dolphins that are usually visible.
- To the West is the town of Narberth famed for its boutique High
Street and little restaurants and cafes. Further South lies the
magic of South Pembrokeshire, with Tenby and some of the best
beaches in the World.
A special Winter Pembrokeshire Hideaway. Pembrokeshire was
recently voted the number 2 best coastline to visit in the World. A
perfect retreat for anyone looking for a get-away-from-it-all
break. Slate floors ,cosy furnishings and lovely wood burner all
make this a great place to escape to.
3 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 6. 1
Double with kingsize bed with sea view and ensuite
shower, toilet and basin on the first floor. 2
Doubles with kingsize ensuite bedrooms each
with free standing shower, toilet and basin. On
the ground floor. All bedrooms have tv.
Kitchen, luxury fitted units with polished granite worktops,
electric oven with integrated microwave/combi oven, washer/dryer,
Dining/Sitting Room with large leather sofa, wood burning
stove, tv. Table and upholstered chairs to seat 6.
Underfloor heating downstairs.
Grounds front lawn, outside table and chairs. Galvanised
sink for wetsuits.
Short breaks - Winter from Â£xxx
Wifi - no
Changeover - Friday
Towels - yes
Parking for 3 cars
Fuel - underfloor heating downstairs, Log burner
Dogs - 1 welcome free