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  • Temple Cottage

  • Trefin
  • Ref: 1090
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Temple Cottage

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  • 2
  • Ref: 1090
Property Highlights:

Small Pembrokeshire coastal cottage sea views ideal for two plus dogs near Porthgain, Abereiddi, Abercastle and Abermawr beaches.

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Guest Book Comments

What a fabulous cottage! So comfortable and warm and beautiful views from the kitchen and bedroom. Quill particularly liked the underfloor heating.

Angela and Paul Hesketh & Quill, Wallasey, Merseyside - 13 November 2017
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

Cosy warm cottage. Enjoyed exploring the area.

Bel;inda and Mike Paldey, Worcs - 22 January 2018
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

Had a great stay for a short break and really enjoyed this very comfortable cottage. Fantastic coastal park walking with amazing scenery. Enjoyed body boarding on Whitesands beach - totally exhilarating!

Andrew & Sarah Britton, Barry South Wales - 10 November 2017
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

Had an excellent stay in a wonderful cottage! Thoroughly enjoyed our time in West Wales and would recommend to everyone!

Mark and Chris Orchard, Monmouth - 10 November 2017
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

Cosy, very warm cottage! Lovely walks, can recommend the fish and chips in The Shed at Porthgain! Eat in or take away - to die for! Will definitely be back.

Mel and Colin Gratten, Bath - 6 October 2017
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

Thank you! You have provided us with a week of comfort - home from home and relaxation. 5 star quality in every way.

Richard and Isobel Stephen, Croesyceiliog, Wales - 27 January 2017
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

Really great cottage with everything anyone could need. LOVED the bed! Beautiful areas, walks, especially loved Druidston Haven!

Jasper and Shiv Raina, Stafford - 21 April 2017
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

Lovely cottage and walks nearby. The Mill Trefin, The Shed Porthgain and Farmers Arms Mathry are amazing - a must see is Newgale beach. Well thought out accommodation. Thank you.

Helen & Ian Lloyd, Bebington, Wirral - 26 May 2017
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

A perfect location for exploring the coastal paths and beaches. Unbelievable cottage that feels warm and cosy after a day out.

Ben Stirling - 19th November 2018

It might have been 5 stars BUT THE LEVEL OF CLEANING WAS POOR. wE SUFFERED LOTS AND LOTS OF COBWEBS AROUND THE PROPERTY ALL WEEK AND THE ASSOCIATED SPIDERS OF COURSE. BUT HEY WHOEVER CLEANS DOES NOT CLEAN IN SCORNERS OR BEHIND ITEMS OR BEHIND BEDS OR SETTEES ETC. For such a well appointed cottage this cleaing issue was UNACCEPTABLE!!. We left a note in the Guests book but have heard nothing - maybe they don't care? .

Stewart Hall - 25th September 2018

Modern and well equipped. Cosy and lovely view

D Giblin - 13th August 2018

Stunning cottage all you could want everything was provided and all in a high quality

R Smith - 17th July 2018

Comfortable cottage had everything you needed. Could have done with a grass cut on larger garden if you really need picky feedback as the lovely view is only appreciated from the back of the garden by the fence and long damp grass is not pleasant to walk over which was a shame some evenings.

Kirsteen Stratton - 19th June 2018

The cottage was well maintained cosy and warm throughout however cleanliness was not 100% breadcrumbs in the breadbin, garlic in the garlic press and garlic leaves in the baskets, things chucked untidily into the wardrobe in the bedroom, haphazard the garden was a mess where work was taking place but had not been cleared away and the patio could have been swept NOT 5* in cleaning inside and out - could have been much better. The guest experience was non existant, no information or guest guide, 1 DVD of the Karate Kid??!! No tourist information and had we used and finished our wood for the burner where would they advise we get more?? No welcome basket - for a 5* advertised property I would say that the guest experience was essential, particularly as we also own 5* holiday properties. Hadn't expected it to be on a busy main road when described as in a hamlet location with an outside street light that stayed on all night. The Square & Compass pub was good for quick and easy food - no hassle and very friendly. The Shed for fish & chips at Porthgain excellent. Good stay but not 5* and a hot tub would be a great addition

Reply from: Jill

Thank you for your detailed review, apologies that the property was not as clean as expected. Your comments have been forwarded to the owner. Our website description does mention that the property is set beside the St Davids to Fishguard road but maybe this needs to be clearer. Temple Cottage is a beautiful property within its own grounds.

Belinda Palfrey - 14th February 2018
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Property Description
Small Pembrokeshire Coastal Cottage with Sea Views Sleeps 2
  • A fabulous restoration to a unique contemporary finish with craftsmanship of the highest standards throughout, this small traditional 17th century Pembrokeshire coastal cottage with fabulous sea views is now a perfect get-away for 2 plus babe in arms and up to two dogs welcome.
  • ~Temple Cottage (1090)~sleeping 2 ~Temple Barn (1135)~ sleeping 6 and ~Temple House (1252)~ sleeping 6 are all situated in the same roomy gated courtyard. Each property has its own completely separate and private garden and patio area. If a family/friends re-union/get-together is on the horizon then a combination of the properties would be perfect to accommodate 2 - 14 guests.
  • With panoramic sea and coastal views from the bedroom, kitchen and garden, the holiday cottage is also furnished and equipped to the highest possible residential standards.
  • This is a land for all seasons with lots to see and do at any time of the year close to this traditional 17th century Pembrokeshire coastal cottage with sea views, ideal for 2 (and babes in arms).
  • This small coastal cottage is set beside the St Davids to Fishguard and Newport road in the hamlet of Square & Compass. There are slate floors throughout with underfloor heating and hand-crafted beautiful oak doors.
  • The bedroom of this small coastal cottage has hand-made fitted wardrobes and a rattan 'sleigh' bed. The luxurious, spacious bathroom finished in natural stone has a large shower cubicle with 'watering can' shower and the kitchen/diner with beautiful be-spoke fitted units.
  • The small coastal cottage sitting room with its high beamed ceiling has the original stone inglenook with a wood burning stove - ideal for romantic evenings in by the fire!


All on ground floor:

1 Double Bedroom with Kingsize bed (rattan 'New York' sleigh bed) sleeping a maximum of 2 with panoramic views.

Bathroom finished in natural stone with luxurious fittings - deep steel bath with hand held shower, double walk in shower with large circular rose shower head, washbasin and toilet.

Sitting Room 3 seater leather sofa and armchair to sink into, large inglenook with wood burning stove, Sky TV/DVD/CD and radio.

Step down to:

Dining/Kitchen sloping glass ceiling in dining area, circular dining table and chairs seating 4, luxury fitted kitchen with dishwasher, electric oven and induction hob, microwave, washer/dryer and sea views!

Grounds patio with underground lighting and lawn, garden furniture and barbecue- panoramic coastal views.

Additional Information


Short breaks - All year excluding Summer & peak weeks

WiFi - Yes

Changeover - Friday

Towels - Yes

Parking - Yes

Fuel - Underfloor central heating and a starter bag of logs inclusive May to September. Outside these dates £40 p/w

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

Travel cot - Yes, 2 on request

Highchair - Yes, 2 on request

About the Area
St Davids
  • 6 miles away the village city has a range of amenities including banks, post office, internet cafe, supermarket, filling station, chemist, doctor, vet and interesting independent craft shops.
Pembrokeshire Coast, Coastal Path & Trefin near small cottage for 2 with sea views
  • Within a 5 minute walk there is a pub serving bar food as well as a mini supermarket and petrol station. The Coastal Path is within a short drive - wonderful cliff top walking at abercastle or Abereiddy.
  • Trefin a small National Park village is nearby
  • Abercastle, a small quaint sheltered harbour (2 miles) used by local fishermen, has a sand and shingle beach, a slipway for boats and is popular for diving, swimming, kayaking and fishing.
Coastal Bus Service
  • The Puffin Shuttle is a hail and ride service calling in at every beach and village between St Davids and Marloes. The Strumble Shuttle runs between St Davids and Newport. A great asset for walkers. Walk as far as you like in one direction and get the bus back.
Dyfed Shire Horse Farm
  • Set at the foot of the Preseli Hills, the Shire Horse Farm is a popular tourist attraction for all ages. It is hard not to be moved by these gentle giants. There are other animals too including sheep, llamas, pigs and a pet corner popular with little ones. Enjoy demonstrations, rides, the play corner and cafe.
    Fishguard Coastal Town
    • Fishguard a 15 minute drive has a variety of shops, cinema, leisure centre and an excellent weekly Farmer's Market. The town hall houses an impressive tapestry depicting the last invasion by the French in 1797.  
    Workshop Wales Gallery near Fishguard
    • Visit the gallery for truly outstanding art work  and sculptures which are for sale.
    Ivybridge Spa Goodwick
    • Pamper yourself, indulge in a world of relaxing and revitalising spa treatments. A variety of treatments is available to choose from.
    Melin Tregwynt Woollen Mill
    • Choose a unique gift or souvenir from internationally famous working Tregwynt Mill, shop and tearoom.
    Strumble Head Bird Watching
    • Enjoy the peace and solitude of the North Pembrokeshire coast and Strumble Head Lighthouse - where there is a wonderful variety of birds to be spotted throughout the year.
     Boat Trips St Davids
    • Do enjoy an exhilarating high speed boat trip out to explore the coast and spectacular sea cliffs of Ramsey island. Experience the stunning scenery, birds, and marine life. Evening cruises go to the islands of Skomer and Ramsey.
    Whitesands Beach & Porthselau Cove
    • Whitesands Blue Flag beach, one of the best in Wales, is popular for water sports and family fun. Nearby Porthselau,accessed via the coast path, is a quiet, sheltered sandy cove.
    St Davids
    • The magnificent Cathedral in St Davids is a must to visit whilst on holiday in Pembrokeshire. Enjoy a wide choice of galleries, boutiques, pubs restaurants, coffee shops and The Bench for delicious homemade Italian ice-cream.
    The Bike Shed, St Davids
    • Hire a bike for the day and discover sleepy villages, quaint harbours and quiet country lanes. All abilities catered for.
    Solva Waterside Village near coastal Pembrokeshire cottage
    • Solva, a picturesque waterside village and quayside has a handful of interesting shops, a gallery, a pottery and a choice of places to eat and drink . Do walk out to the headland to enjoy the spectacular coastal scenery.
    Days Out
    • Picton Castle, Scolton Manor Museum, Folly Farm, Heatherton Sports Park, Manor Wildlife Park the seaside resort of Tenby and Tenby Merchants House N.T. are just some of the quality attractions to choose from within an easy drive.

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    Number of Children
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    * 1 free dog then £25 per dog.
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