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Cwm-yr-Eglwys cottage on Pembrokeshire Coastal Path



Updated: 15-Oct-2016
Cottage in Cwm-yr-Eglwys, Newport, Pembrokeshire National Park And National Trust 50 Yards From Beach

Beautifully decorated warm and cosy traditional fisherman's cottage with log burner and efficient night storage heaters. Lovely landscaped gardens with huge built in barbeque good teak outdoor furniture, steamer loungers and dining table/chairs. Situated in quiet village with dinghy sailing, canoeing very safe beach and fabulous swimming in very cold but clean and clear sea! Spectacular views from the many walks close by with frequent sightings of seals, dolphins and porpoises and rare bird life including peregrine falcons and kestrals. Cwm has only 15 houses, few full time residents and is generally the most peaceful place in the world. Capacity on the beach is limited by the small car park although for the family regatta fortnight at the beginning of August more is made available. Wonderful restaurants nearby as well as art galleries. No supermarkets for miles but good farmers markets,butchers and delis etc in Newport and Fishguard.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided

About the Owner

Our family has holidayed in Cwm-yr-Eglwys for over 50 years; my husband and I bought Troed-yr-rhiw about 15 years ago. We have updated a lot with a proper shower, huge hot water tank, modern kitchen etc and of course WiFi. We visit all year round, the cleaner puts the heating on and lays the first fire for us so it is instantly welcoming.Our children have always loved it, the beach is safe for everything, we keep lobster pots just outside the bay, mackerel fishing is good and the highlight of the year is the regatta fortnight with swimming sailing and rowing races. It hasn't changed for decades and is delightfully but safely amateur. There are wonderful coastal walks on the doorstep, restaurants and pubs nearby and the Golden Lion in Newport provides the teenage 'scene'

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From the Owner

It's only an hour from the end of the M4 but a world away from normal life! So much wildlife from seals to porpoises and dolphins,and birds including peregrine falcons and kestrals just on the doorstep. It's rarely crowded as this bit of Pembrokeshire simply doesn;t have the holiday infrastructure so even in high season it's easy to get around to visit St David's other remote beaches, to get restaurant reservations etc

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Cardiff at 200 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Pwllgwaelod at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Fishguard at 10 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Newport (Links) Course at 10 Kilometres Nearest Train : Fishguard at 10 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Pwllgwaelod at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Cwm at 50 Metres Car: necessary


Beach is 50 yards away although there is no sea view from anywhere in the cottage except from the main bed when the tide is in!


Fishguard Harbour Train Station and Port is 8 miles away


Pub 10 mins walk

Nearest shop 2 miles

Nearest small town with shop, restaurants and cashpoint is Newport , 4 miles

St David's Cathedral 20 miles/40 mins


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
24 Mar 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early summer
27 May 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
8 Jul 2017 - 24 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
25 Aug 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
23 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner

Changeover Day:
Friday arrive after 3pm , depart by 10am please. Unless off season by agreement.
Short breaks are available on request.

please contact owner directly or the website www.pembrokeshire-cottage.com for info

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 15-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

There are only 15 houses in the village, and a very private bijou staic caravan site which 'hosts the village green for evening cricket games Most houses and caravans have been in the same familys' hands for years. There is a real sense of community, people watch out for others on the beach, look out for people in trouble on the water in boats and have regular barbeques on the beach with any other families who are around. There is plenty of picnicware at the cottage but a portable barbeque is perhaps a good idea in the summer.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...


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


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower)
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with bath, loo, wash hand basin and heated towel rail Shower room with loo and heated towel rail Downstairs utility with loo and sink but just outside garden door, off a glass covered area with clothes rack


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with King size bed, one twin bedded room, third bedroom with small double and a built in bunk bed. All with White Company bedding included but no towels


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: We have decorated the cottage as we would our main home so are hesitant about allowing pets. The only place they could sleep/ dry out is the utility room. The rest is carpeted and there are no doors between the downstairs rooms! There is no baby equipment provided and whilst babe in arms are welcome, the garden is slightly hazardous for the under 5's hence the age restriction. Utility Room: Washing machine drying machine and Belfast sink. Plus WC. Sheila Maid drying rack for wetsuits etc under cover and a drying line outside. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: White Company Bed linen, bath mats, kitchen towels included. Bath towels extra by request (see website www.pembrokeshire-cottage.com)

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