Rhosygilwen Cottage

Ref: 1492
nr. St Davids (View Location on a map)
5 Guests
3 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Accepts 2 Dogs
£533 7 Night Breaks From
£15.23 Average Per Person Per Night
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Rhosygilwen 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 Rhosygilwen Cottage too!

This comfortable family and dog friendly cottage with a cosy log burner for cool evenings and a sunny conservatory overlooking glorious gardens stands within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. It is a dream location for keen gardeners, naturalists and dog lovers.

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

  • Coastal Area
  • Dog Friendly
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Real Fire
  • Rural Location
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Family Friendly
  • Cot Available
  • Detached Property
  • Short Drive To Beach

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About Rhosygilwen Cottage

Family and dog friendly cottage set in beautiful gardens on the edge of St Davids, Britain's smallest city

  • Lovely family and dog friendly home with fabulous mature gardens and captivating views from upstairs over Dowrog Common towards the north Pembrokeshire coast at Penberi, Carn Llidi and Ramsey Island.
  • Whatever the season enjoy warm cosy evenings by the log fire or lazy days in the conservatory overlooking the fabulous gardens.
  • The Shaker kitchen is made for socialising. Families or friends sharing can enjoy a glass or two whilst preparing and sharing convivial meals.
  • Rhosygilwen Cottage was once a plantsman's nursery specialising in herbaceous perennials, alpines, herbs and coastal plants. Guests are sure to love the profusion of mature shrubs and colourful blooms arranged over several sheltered and secluded 'garden rooms'.
  • The Dowrog Common is a flourishing lowland heath packed with wildflowers, birds and insects cared for by the Wildlife Trust. A fabulous place for dog walking at any time of year.
  • There is a 'secret garden ' accessed via a small gate to a lawned area with small pond surrounded by exotic Gunnera plants .

Layout & Further Information

3 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 5 adults. 2 Doubles on 1st floor. 1 Single on the ground floor.

Family Bathroom with bath and toilet on 1st floor. Shower room and toilet on ground floor

Kitchen/Diner large and well-equipped with door to conservatory. Electric oven and electric hob, dishwasher, microwave. Dining table with chairs to seat 6. Washing machine in the shower room.

Lounge with sofas, tv, wood burning stove, welcome pack of logs provided.

Grounds extensive  enclosed gardens with mature shrubs.

Please note there is a small shallow pond in the 'secret garden' so parents with small children need to be aware

Additional Information

Short breaks - Short Breaks All Year Excluding Peak & Summer weeks.

WiFi - Yes

Changeover - Friday

Towels - Yes

Parking - Yes for up to 3 cars

Fuel - central heating inclusive (wood chip fuelled heating system). Welcome pack of logs inclusive.

Dogs - 2. 1 dog free, 2nd @25 p/w

Travel cot - Yes on request

Highchair - Yes on request

Bed linen - Included as standard

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Visitors Rate This Property 5/5

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About the Area

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Pembrokeshire Coast Path

  • Explore the beautiful and rugged north Pembrokeshire coast on foot. Walk as far as you like and take the coastal bus back.


  • The historic harbour village of Porthgain is well worth a visit. Enjoy eating at the award winning Shed Fish & Chips Bistro or traditional Sloop Inn and browse the Harbour Lights and Alun Davies galleries specialising in local and Welsh art.

Traeth Llyfn Beach and Abereiddy

  • Walk along the coast path from Porthgain to the lovely unspoiled and secluded beach of Traeth Llyfn backed by towering seacliffs.
  • Abereiddy is a safe beach for surfers and neighbours the legendary Blue Lagoon ,location for the Red Bull World Cliff Diving.Fabulous for coasteering .

Coastal Buses

  • A dedicated bus service regularly calls in at every little village, sleepy harbour, hidden cove and popular beach along the Pembrokeshire coast. The Puffin Shuttle runs between St Davids and Marloes. The Strumble Shuttle travels between St Davids and Newport.

Whitesands Bay

  • A magnificent sweep of golden sands overlooked by the rocky outcrop of Carn Llidi popular with walkers, surfers and families.

St Davids

  • Britain's tiniest and most characterful city of St Davids is built around its magnificent 12th century Cathedral.

TYF, St Davids

  • Thrilling adventure activities such as coasteering, surfing, climbing, cycling, kayaking and more can be organised by TYF based in St Davids.

Boat Trips

  • Explore the breathtaking Pembrokeshire coastline teeming with wildlife on a memorable boat trip. Choose from wet and wild or traditional and sedate at Thousand Islands Expeditions, Voyages of Discovery, Ramsey Island Cruises, Venture Jet and Falcon Boats. There is something to suit all tastes.

Solva Woollen Mill

  • One of only two remaining working woollen mills in Pembrokeshire. Solva Woollen Mill, patronised by Prince Charles specialises in flat weave carpets and rugs. Browse the mill shop and enjoy refreshments in the tearoom.

Fish Feasts

  • Visit Something Fishy in Solva for delicious local dressed crab and lobsters.

Nolton Haven

  • The pretty seaside village of Nolton Haven with a beautiful sandy cove is home to Nolton Riding Stables. Enjoy galloping across the beach or trekking through the lovely Pembrokeshire countryside.


  • An exciting water sport developed in Pembrokeshire. Do try this unique way of exploring the coast which involves rock scrambling, jumping into the sea from rocky outcrops and adventure swimming.

Family Fun

  • Dr Beynon's Bug Farm, Scolton Manor Country Park and Museum, Hangar 5 Trampolines, West Wales Karting, Folly Farm, the Dinosaur Park, Manor Wildlife Park and Blue Lagoon Waterpark are just a small selection of the quality family attractions around the county.

Families or groups of friends with 2 dogs can enjoy year round holidays in this lovely cottage surrounded by fabulous gardens near St Davids.

Eat & Drink

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Saffron Fine Dining
( 2.7 miles away )

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

Gianni's Ice-creams at The Bench
( 2.7 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.

St Davids Food and Wine Ltd
( 2.7 miles away )

Fresh filled rolls and baguettes made to order.

The Bishops
( 2.8 miles away )

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

The Sampler
( 2.8 miles away )

Quality coffee, cream teas, home baking & light lunches using local ingredients served all day.

Cwtch Restaurant
( 2.8 miles away )

Award winning cosy restaurant, serving a wonderful range of food, locally sourced where possible, such as Solva crab, Pen Pant vegetables seasonal fish, Caerfai cheeses, game and Welsh meats. Booking is advisable.

( 2.8 miles away )

Gastro pub serving meals, snacks, real al, wines and spirits. Eat inside or in the garden.

The Refectory at St Davids
( 2.8 miles away )

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

Caerfai Farm Organic Cheese Makers
( 2.9 miles away )

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

The Shed Wine Bar & Bistro
( 3.2 miles away )

A small intimate and welcoming bistro in the renowned village of Porthgain. Specialising in locally caught fish and shellfish.

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