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East Lodge at Picton Castle

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7 Nights  

  • £400  to  £1000

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Short Breaks From

  • £60 p/night
    3 night min. (off peak only)

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    2+2

  • Bedrooms

    1 Room

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children

    Yes

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Yes
    3+ Dogs

  • Access
    G

    Ground floor
    Living

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking

About East Lodge at Picton Castle

East Lodge is absolutely charming. Built-in the 1800s, this former gatehouse is perfect for guests who love gardening as it is in the grounds of Picton Castle in Pembrokeshire. Guests have free access to the grounds during their stay - a perk which also includes a free tour of the castle. The one-bedroom cottage sleeps up to two people, with a double sofa bed in the sitting room if you need to accommodate one or two more guests.

Picton Castle started life in the 1200s when it was at the heart of Pembrokeshire's political power. It stayed in the Philipps family for 800 years until the 1980s when a trust was created to maintain and care not only for the castle but also for its magnificent gardens. East Lodge was built in the 1700s as part of a huge building project that transformed the castle from a medieval manor to an elegant Georgian stately home. The Victorians made their mark outdoors with an impressive collection of rare plants as well as a lovely walled garden. Wherever you look indoors or outside, there is always a charming object or a pretty vista to enjoy. In addition to the castle and gardens, Picton Castle has an excellent cafe and deli which sells freshly prepared meals guests can take away and heat up in the lodge, an adventure playground, the Welsh Owl Garden and the Mansion of Mystery Escape Rooms.

Haverfordwest is only a short, 10-minute drive from the cottage, with a wealth of places to eat, drink and shop that include a lively Friday market. While not as pretty as Picton Castle, Haverfordwest Castle has a long and fascinating past and now houses the town museum. Another place for a day out is Narbeth which also has an excellent Friday morning market as well as a variety of independent shops and an annual food festival. You can get to both Tenby and St David's in about half an hour, giving lots of choice of fun things to do. Local attractions include Oakwood Theme Park, Folly Farm, Blue Lagoon Water Park and Pembroke Castle.

East Lodge is one of two elegant cottages at Picton Castle. It can be booked on its own or together with West Lodge, which sleeps up to four people in two bedrooms, for those on holiday with friends or extended family. Please see the owner's website for details.

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Owner details:

Kate Barrett joined Independent Cottages in November 2020


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi

Location (Pembrokeshire)

Accommodation Comprises:

East Lodge has high ceilings and large windows with views into the castle gardens which are not overlooked. Accommodation is all on ground floor level.

  • You'll immediately feel at home in the welcoming sitting room which has two comfortable sofas, a log burner, and a TV with a DVD player. One of the sofas opens into a full-sized double bed. Please let the owner know when booking if you will require this.
  • Everything you need for easy self-catering is in the kitchen, including a table that seats four people and all the crockery and cutlery. The cafe and deli in the castle grounds is popular with guests who prefer not to have to cook every meal.
  • Master bedroom with dual-aspect windows and a decorative wrought-iron double bed with bedside tables and reading lights. There is space for a travel cot which the owners can provide if you request it when booking.
  • Bathroom with a shower over the bath, WC and a handbasin.

Outside: The cottage has allocated off-street parking and a terrace with a table and chairs. It is sheltered by a hedge and shaded by mature trees which also provide privacy from castle visitors.

Additional Information: Utilities, WiFi, sheets and towels are all provided. Guests to supply cot bedding if it is required. Well-behaved dogs are welcome with the owner's prior agreement. Short breaks of at least three nights are possible most of the year, depending on availability. Smoking is not permitted.

East Lodge at Picton Castle Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 2+2 in 1 bedroom (1 King + Sofa Bed)
Children:
Yes
Dogs/Pets:
3 or more dogs welcome
Accessibility:
Not suitable for wheelchair users
Smoking:
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £400
To £1000
Preferred Arrival Day:
Mon/Fri
Payment Options:
Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1437 751326 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Kate Barrett
Member Since November 2020

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