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Luxury Coach House as featured in "The Guardian Top Places to Stay"



Updated: 01-Oct-2016
Coach House in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK - Tranquil Location, yet one mile from town

Visit Wales 5 star graded. Glanafon Coach House is set behind a gated grade 11 listed Manor, encompassing 24 acres of private garden and woodland with grass tennis court, games field and 400m of fishing on the Western Cleddau. Character Coach House, originally for coach and four horses, built circa 1830. Original quirky stone features and stall work, sleeps up to four adults and four children. Near Pembrokeshire attractions, beaches and walks.

This cosy Coach House features a wood burner, with complimentary logs from the owners woodland, leather sofas and black gloss fitted kitchen.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We live at the Manor House, within the grounds, with our family. We have met many very lovely couples and families who have thoroughly enjoyed their time with us.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Wow, my family and myself loved our stay at the converted Coach House. The property maintains all the rustic charms and is beautifully decorated. We especially loved the quirkiness of the stable bedrooms which my twin nieces used. We received a lovely friendly welcome and are all feeling homesick to go back again sometime. The property is in a great location to go of exploring. We visited the beautiful Blue Lagoon in Aberieddy, Tenby and St David's. The property is close to the town centre (Morrison's is just down the road) , but you wouldn't feel like your near the town centre once you drive through the gates to the manor house.

As our children have flown the nest and living in their own homes with their partners, this property allowed us all to enjoy a family break together and make some wonderful memories to treasure. So thank you Pamela and William for this and we hope to see you again.
Aug 2014
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  • 5 of 5

As a group of 6 adults and two small kids, this place was absolutely perfect and we would LOVE to come back! The layout of the place really lends itself to a 2 family group... The place has been done out to a very high standard and it is super cosey and classy. Much fun was had flinging a frisbee around the ample grounds, playing tennis and kicking a ball about - so much nice safe space! We miss it a lot! thank you so much for a lovely weekend!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

Bought the Coach House as part of the main Manor House property. It was sensitively renovated in 2010. The grounds of the Manor are beautiful and secluded with many ancient trees. It is bordered by two streams either side running down to the Western Cleddau Estuary (SSSI). The propert is an ideal base to explore the wild welsh coastline but conveniently close to all amenties such as Farmers markets, Pubs & Inns, Marks & Spencers, Boots etc.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Cardiff at 60 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Lost Coins at 0.5 Miles Nearest Ferry : Fishguard at 15 Miles Nearest Golf : Haverfordwest Golf Club at 2 Miles Nearest Train : Haverfordwest at 1 Miles Nearest Motorway : M4 at 30 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Wolfscastle Hotel at 4 Miles Nearest Beach : Broad Haven at 12 Miles


The beaches here are the best in Wales – sandy, safe and relatively uncrowded, ranging from traditional seaside resorts to hidden coves well off the beaten track. Head for the beach, whether a traditional seaside resort such as Tenby or nearby Saundersfoot, beaches with interesting villages, like Manorbier and St David’s, or the countless sandy beaches left just as nature intended, without an ice-cream kiosk in sight (the best are Barafundle Bay and Marloes Sands).


The nearest largest airport is Cardiff International approx. 99 mins. Haverfordwest Airfield is approximately one mile away. The County town of Haverfordwest is one mile approx. 15 mins walk and has coastal bus service so a car is not essential.

Fishguard and Pembroke Ferries are 30 mins away

Bristol is 2 hrs drive

London Heathrow 3.5 hrs


The village of Prendergast is approx one mile and about ten minutes walk from the front gates. There is a local character butcher, village store, florist, chinese take away, fish & chip take away. Also nearby is a retail park with Marks & Spencer, Boots, Laura Ashley, Homebase etc. The garage operates a 24hr service. The Coach House also is half a mile from the County hospital Withybush General.

Further Details:

History has left its mark in the form of majestic towering castles, quirky museums and some of the best Neolithic monuments in Britain. And this is heaven for walkers, with the long-distance 186 mile Pembrokeshire Coastal Path as well as public footpaths criss-crossing the countryside. Bike-riding enthusiasts can choose from several off-road routes, or more experienced cyclists can try the 240 mile Celtic Cycle Trail.

After all that fresh air, you’ll be glad to know that Wales has been a leading force in the move towards locally produced food, which you'll find in the many lovely old pubs and increasing numbers of good restaurants.

In the north of the county are the Preseli Hills (Y Preselau), a wide stretch of high moorland with many prehistoric monuments and the source of the bluestones used in the construction of the inner circle of Stonehenge in England. Go walking in the tranquil woods of the Gwaun Valley, near Fishguard, and the mysterious Preseli Hills, where you’ll find the exposed Neolithic burial mound of Pentre Ifan and the 13 standing stones known as Beddarthur or 'Arthur’s Grave'.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
October Half Term
21 Oct 2016 - 30 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Cosy Winter Breaks
31 Oct 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Xmas & New Year
23 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Winter Warmers
2 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Feb Half Term
10 Feb 2017 - 26 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Cosy Breaks
28 Feb 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
31 Mar 2017 - 23 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring Break
24 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
26 May 2017 - 4 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Mid Summer
5 Jun 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
21 Jul 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Late summer
4 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0

Booking Notes:
Booking forms and deposits secure booking, with 30% required at time of booking and final balances 10 weeks before arrival date.

Please note property is protected by CCTV coverage and cars entering and leaving the property are recorded for security reasons only.

Changeover Day:
Peak arrivals - change over days are Fridays or Saturdays. Off Peak min of 3 or 4 night stays required various arrival dates.

Notes on prices:
Prices are up to date on the website and are subject to change.

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From the Owner

Glanafon Coach House includes membership to a nearby resort offering Spa facilities and other all weather activities. It is also situated within 20 minutes of local attractions, Blue Lagoon Water Park, Manor House Wildlife Park, Pembroke Castle, 186 miles Pembrokeshire Coast National Path, beautiful beaches, Skomer Island Marine Nature Reserve.

Property Type

  • chateau / country house


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...

Location Type

  • river
  • rural
  • town


  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Both double bedrooms have roll top period baths and basin. There is one shower room with WC and basin. Further separate WC.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with King double or twin beds. Bedroom 2 with double bed. Bedroom 3 six foot bunks. Bedroom 4 with 2 x six foot single beds. Double bedrooms are accessed off the childrens bedrooms. Childrens stalls feature TV/DVD.


  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Coach House has its own private patio and garden area with BBQ and garden furniture. Also includes access to owners 24 acres of private garden and woodland with grass tennis court, games field and 400m of fishing on the Western Cleddau. Utility Room: Washing machine, ironing board, iron, stairgate, high chair, cot. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bathroom towels and linen provided.

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