If Glan-y-Werydd were any closer to Parrog Beach, you'd be paddling your toes while you eat your breakfast. But, of course, you can still do that if you want, as the beach and harbour are just over the front wall, separated from the house by the Pembrokeshire Coast Path. There's lots of room for up to eight people to sleep in four spacious bedrooms, with a layout that suits families and multi-generational families. Newport is less than a mile away, with superb cafes, shops, pubs and a Monday morning market accessible by foot or bicycle as well as by car.
Churn Cottage is a pretty brick barn conversion with beautiful views. It sleeps four people in two bedrooms, with guests enjoying a spacious open-plan living/dining area and a private patio overlooking fields and a river. The layout is suitable for couples, families and friends, including those with limited mobility or who use an assisted wheelchair. Churn Cottage is one of three lovely properties at Sambrook Manor. It's a short drive from Market Drayton and Newport and within an hour's drive from Shrewsbury and Stoke-on-Trent. There are beautiful walks and bike rides from the door, with fishing, golf, horse riding and other outdoor activities nearby.
The Old Shippon ("shippon" being a cattle barn) is a beautiful conversation in a spectacular location. It is one of three lovely holiday cottages on Sambrook Manor House's grounds in Shropshire, a short drive from Market Drayton and Newport and within easy reach of Shrewsbury and The Potteries. The cottage sleeps eight people in four bedrooms with the potential for a further two to sleep on a double sofa-bed. The layout works well for two families sharing the cottage as there is a central living area with two bedrooms and a bathroom at either end.
Enjoy the sound of silence in this peaceful holiday cottage near the Preseli Hills and Cardigan Bay. Cartws is one of three superb Felin Wrdan holiday cottages located in the quiet village of Eglwyswrw, a short drive from Newport, Poppit Sand, and at least a dozen other spectacular beaches. Walking, cycling, fishing, golf and horseriding are popular, as are local attractions like Folly Farm, the Blue Lagoon at Bluestone, and St David's Cathedral. Cartws sleeps four people in two bedrooms and is well-equipped for family and couple self-catering holidays in Pembrokeshire.
The Ogof is in the quiet hamlet of Nevern in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, close to Newport and panoramic rural views. The one-bedroom holiday cottage on the owner's smallholding and ideal for couples or individuals who want to mix walking and cycling through the hills with coastal views and time at the beach. Newport is trendy enough that you'll always be able to find a decent cup of coffee but far from pretentious. This area feels a bit like Cornwall - every bit as pretty but without the crowds. If it's not already, it will quickly become your new favourite UK holiday destination!
Stabal is a spacious one-bedroom holiday cottage. The beautifully converted barn has an upside-down layout with the living space on the top floor and the large bedroom and ensuite downstairs. Sleep soundly in the superking sized bed, unpack your clothes in the walk-in wardrobe, and soak your cares away in the deep bathtub. At night, you can watch the TV or light the log burner and gaze at the stars through the skylights without leaving the comfort of the sofa. You're only a ten-minute drive from the Pembrokeshire and Cardigan coastline, Preseli Hills, Newport and stunning beaches, and within easy reach of Tenby, St David's and Narbeth. The owners welcome self-catering holiday bookings all year round.
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