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Temple Barn

Ref: 1135
near Trefin, Abercastle & Mathry, St Davids Peninsula (View Location on a map)
6 Guests
3 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom
Accepts 2 Dogs
£583 7 Night Breaks From
£13.88 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.

For your Reassurance

The owner of Temple Barn 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.

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

Temple Barn was handpicked by our team to join our portfolio. Here's just a few of the reasons we think you'll love staying in Temple Barn too!

  • Luxury Welsh holiday cottage, St Davids Peninsula
  • Distant coastal views between Mathry and Abereiddy beach
  • Stunning uninterrupted views towards Strumble Head
  • Enjoy sunsets at Abermawr Beach
  • 6 miles to St Davids, Britain's Smallest City

Exceptional Quality
Rated 4.9/5 (read reviews)
Features You'll Love

  • Dog Friendly
  • WiFi
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Private Parking
  • Real Fire
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Luxury
  • Family Friendly
  • Cot Available
  • Detached Property
  • Golf Courses Nearby
  • Pubs Nearby

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About Temple Barn

Luxury Welsh holiday cottage near Trefin St Davids Peninsula - Dogs Welcome Free

  • With stunning uninterrupted views over St Davids Peninsula, this recently refurbished cottage sits just 5 minutes from Porthgain with its award-winning fish and chip restaurant, popular pub and art galleries.
  • What's more Aberieddy and the Blue Lagoon - the spectacular setting of the Red Bull Cliff Diving competition - and the Traeth Llyfn beach are only 10 minutes away. 
  • The sitting room of this gorgeously refurbished cottage enjoys views towards Abercastle, Strumble Head, and the sea beyond, while the property is conveniently located near the main road to explore the Pembrokeshire Coast, National Park.
  • The open plan ground floor has a galleried dining area, luxury fitted kitchen and a sitting room furnished with Melin Tregwynt soft furnishings, a modern log burning stove and panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.
  • A door from the sitting room opens onto the private landscaped garden and patio - perfect for al-fresco wining and dining.
  • The property benefits from ground floor facilities including a master bedroom and a luxury en-suite bathroom. 
  • Upstairs find 2 twin bedrooms tucked under the eaves, which have been decorated and furnished to an exceptionally high standard.
  • The properties two closest neighbours, Temple Cottage (1090), sleeping 2, and Temple House (1252) sleeping 6, can all be rented together for large family getaways.

Layout & Further Information

3 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 6. 1 Double on ground floor. 2 Twins and galleried landing on 1st floor with restricted headroom.

Bath/Shower room (small step down from hall) newly fitted luxury bathroom with bath, walk-in double shower with large circular rose shower head, toilet and washbasin on ground floor.

Kitchen/dining/living room open plan with breakfast bar, luxury fitted kitchen units, induction hob, electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, galleried dining area with table and chairs seating 6, stairs to 1st floor and step down to light, bright sitting room with leather sofas and chairs, log burning stove, Sky TV/DVD, Apple TV and music system. Door to patio and garden.

Grounds patio with inset lighting, lawn, barbecue and rattan garden furniture.

Additional Information

Short breaks - All year excluding Summer & peak weeks when short breaks are only available to book last-minute

WiFi - Yes

Changeover - Saturday

Towels - Yes

Parking - Yes, ample

Fuel - Under floor heating, oil central heating and a starter pack of logs inclusive May to September. Outside these dates 50 p/w

Dogs - 1 welcome free

Travel cot - Yes, 2 on request

Highchair - Yes, 2 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 4.9/5

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Verified Guest
22nd June 2019

Excellent property. Clean, comfortable, well equipped and in an excellent location. Garden really was dog proof and overlooked the countryside and coastline. Will be back next summer!

Reply from: Quality Cottages Team

Pleased you enjoyed your stay, thank you for your review, see you next year.

Verified Guest
19th June 2019

We loved Temple Barn, everything was just perfect especially the garden which was dog proof. Would definitely like to return.

Reply from: Quality Cottages Team

Thank you very much for your 5 star rating, we would love to welcome you back in the future.

Verified Guest
8th June 2019

Wonderful location so near all the beaches and a good Spar shop nearby

Reply from: Quality Cottages Team

Delighted you enjoyed your stay, thank you for taking the time to leave a review.

Verified Guest
24th September 2018

Great property and location. Was advertised as having Wi-Fi but we only had this for the first night then went completely. It's not a priority for us to have Wi-Fi but I would imagine it is for some so they should check service is more constant if advertised. A couple of hooks on back if bedroom and bathroom door would be useful. Otherwise a fabulous property

Reply from: Quality Cottages Team

There were some issues with wifi which have now been fixed, glad you had a great stay.

C Wright Verified Guest
8th September 2018

Temple Barn was a beautiful property which contained everything you could possibly need, it was very comfortable and the view towards Strumble Head was stunning. The living room/sunroom was a lovely addition to the original building and was flooded with natural light. The position of the barn tucked in off the main road was perfect and peaceful.

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 Temple Barn.

McNutt family, Warickshire
28th October 2017

An ideal location for getting around, with a spectacular view! You can't beat Strumble Head for walks and wildlife and Pembrokeshire is our favourite destination. The teashop, Siop Fach, in Mathry is highly recommended - generous portions and friendly staff.

Ann & Peter Roberts, Berecon, Powys
30th September 2017

Fabulous cottage, have previously stayed at temple Cottage - all first class! Great views and location. Good weather apart from Wednnesday. Highlight - the seal pups at Strumble Head. We will be back!

Alex and Roz Hill and 2 children, Tim and Caroline, Wiltshire and Bedfordshire
29th July 2017

Fantastic holiday. Cottage excellent with 2 toddlers able to run around and play in the garden safely. Such great views and gorgeous evenings sitting in the living room. Lots to explore including the most beautiful coast. Will be returning! Amazing sunsets!

Isobel, Josh and Jake the dog, Builth Wells, Powys
15th July 2017

Great cottage with fantastic views! A lovely relaxing break. Excellent weather.

Fenner & Wilkey Family, Aberystwyth
15th April 2017

4th visit to Temple Barn for Easter once again. A lovely relaxing break. Blessed with great weather all week. Looking forward to next visit.

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.

St Davids

  • St Davids 6 miles away has a range of amenities including bank, post office, internet cafe, post office, supermarket, filling station, chemist, doctor, vet, interesting independent shops, galleries, restaurants, cafes and pubs. A Cathedral city & ruined Bishop's Palace.
  • All year round short breaks are possible at this luxury pet friendly holiday cottage near Trefin on the St Davids Peninsula. Please phone for availability and price.

North Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, villages and a dozen beaches St Davids Peninsula

  • In the hamlet of Square & Compass (between St Davids & Fishguard) Temple Barn is in large gated gravelled courtyard across from Temple Cottage (1090) and Temple House.
  • Within walking distance of a pub serving bar food, an excellent well stocked village shop and fuel station.
  • The glorious Pembrokeshire Coast and Coastal Path are within a short drive and St Davids with its magnificent Cathedral, art and craft galleries, gift shops, tea rooms and restaurants is a 10 minute drive.
  • Take a visit to Solva, a popular crabbing paradise for children.

Bird Islands

  • Embark on a thrilling tour of the internationally important Ramsey or Skomer Islands to see myriad seabirds, seals, often dolphins and glorious coastal scenery. Boats leave from St Justinians (book tickets in St Davids) for Ramsey and Martins Haven on the Marloes Peninsula for Skomer.


Fishguard Coastal Town

  • Fishguard with its ferry port (day trips to Ireland), fortnightly farmers market, individual shops, restaurants and pubs is a 15 minute drive away - described in The Lonely Planet's Guide (2009) as having an 'up and coming feel' with a new marina being started soon, the town was the setting for the 'Last Invasion of Britain' in 1797 which is commemorated in our very own Welsh 'Bayeaux' Tapestry sewn by local needlewomen and displayed in the Town Hall.

Fishguard Lower Town

  • Dylan Thomas's Under Milk Wood starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton and Moby Dick (Gregory Peck) were both filmed in picturesque Lower Town Harbour.

Bar Five, Fishguard

  • Bar Five achieved a Tourism Award 2008 for 'The Best Dining Experience in Pembrokeshire'.

Hayscastle Trout Fishery an easy drive from luxury holiday cottage Mathry

  • Try your luck. Hayscastle Trout Fishery has a well stocked, spring fed lake set in peaceful picturesque countryside.

Solva Harbour Village near luxury Welsh holiday cottage

  • Do visit the picturesque waterside village of Solva on St Brides Bay, once a thriving port now a thriving harbour for fishing boats and pleasure boats. Stroll through the village's pretty shops, gallery, pottery, antiques and choose from a variety of places to eat and drink. Join the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path here.

Ivybridge Spa, Goodwick & Wood Park Off Road Driving

  • Pamper yourself, indulge in a world of relaxing & revitalising spa treatments at the Ivybridge Spa in Goodwick.
  • Get your adrenaline pumping, try an ultimate driving experience off road in a 4 x 4 or a JCB at Wood Park.

Family Fun Days Out

  • Folly Farm, Heatherton Sports Park, Dinosaur Park Tenby, Oakwood Theme Park, Manor Wildlife Park, Carew Karting, Blue Lagoon Water Park and Dyfed Shires & Leisure Farm Eglwyswrw all have activities and entertainment to amuse families for whole days at a time. Some accommodate pet dogs too.

Enjoy year round holidays in this luxury Welsh cottage on the north Pembrokeshire coast.

Eat & Drink

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

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

The Ship Inn
( 1.1 miles away )

Enjoy real ales, good homemade food and terrific Sunday roasts. Families are welcome.

The Farmers Arms, Mathry
( 1.8 miles away )

Food is locally sourced and the majority of dishes are home made. Specialities include locally caught seafood, home made desserts and the 'Friday Credit Crunch Lunch'. Events include themed nights, St David's Day suppers, quiz nights, live music, fund raising events visiting Morris Dancers and more. A wide range of beers, real ales, lagers, wines, spirits and soft drinks is available.

The Sloop Inn, Porthgain
( 2.3 miles away )

Traditional bar food plus a specials menu which changes daily including local fresh fish and lobster when available. Breakfasts are served from 9.30 am Bookings taken for lunch and dinner. Quiz night held the last Thursday of every month starting at 8.30 pm

The Shed Wine Bar & Bistro
( 2.4 miles away )

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

Lavender Cafe
( 5.1 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.

The Cambrian Inn
( 5.1 miles away )

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

Thirty Five Main Street Cafe/Bistro
( 5.1 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
( 5.1 miles away )

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

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

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

Something's Cooking
( 5.9 miles away )

This successful business has been running for over 25 years. Rick Stein enjoyed the 'Honest fish and chips' and was served by 'the sweetest staff in South Wales'.

Activities & Attractions

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