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St Davids, Pembrokeshire National Park

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Cottage in Rhodian y Brenin, St. Davids, Pembrokeshire, Wales - Delightful rural location, Large lawned garden, private parking. Short breaks (3 nights) available.

A modernised traditional country Pembrokeshire cottage with a large garden and open views over Dowrog nature reserve to the back. Great for families or couples and the house has easy accessibility for elderly people. The cottage has been tastefully modernised and is attractive, open, warm and light. There is a secure large dry shed to store bikes and wetsuits as well as a large garden which is ideal for relaxing and sunbathing or for playing badminton or ball games. There is a sheltered patio connecting to the kitchen for outdoor dining with a large table and chairs .The large modern conservatory and underfloor heating in the kitchen create an indoor space that is warm and contemporary as well as highly practical.The modern well-equipped kitchen and conservatory are integrated and it is a great space in which to eat.The cosy lounge has a wood-burning stove (we supply the logs) and TV reception plus DVD player. All the accommodation is finished to a high standard - we provide good quality cotton bedding, new pillows and lovely towels. The renowned Whitesands beach is a few minutes drive away. Similarly, the glorious Pembrokeshire coastal footpath is within easy reach of the house. St Davids is a mile away and is a delightful small town with coffee shops and a range of very good galleries as well as the cathedral which is a World Heritage site. This area is a paradise for surfers, birdwatchers, cyclists and walkers or simply those who want a holiday away from noise and bustle and somewhere to peacefully relax and unwind.

Please note - because of the way the booking calendar is strucutred by Owners Direct it looks as though week long rentals are Saturday to Friday. They are Saturday to Saturday. Other change over days are possible also, as are short stays - just ask us!

More Details

David Rooke
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Italian
Calendar last updated:
24 July, 2017

About David Rooke

We come to Ty Cerrig as often as possible - the rest of the time David is a busy leadership consultant and Ruth is an educational consultant, writer and former athlete.

David Rooke purchased this cottage in 2008

Why David Rooke chose St Brides Bay, St Davids & The West Coast

David fell in love with this part of Pembrokeshire about 30 years ago and visited regularly - camping at first and then renting holiday homes. Eventually he was lucky enough to be able to buy this lovely old cottage and renovate it. Both he and Ruth love the access to nature, to good cycling, fabulous walks and the fine places in eat in St Davids, Porthgain and Solva.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage is superb for families, with its extensive flat garden, patio and large conservatory. The property is spacious and open we also have a large dry shed for storage of bikes, outdoor equipment and wetsuits and a car can be reversed right up to this for easy unloading. The area is full of things to do - adventures to the islands of Ramsay, Skomer (with its puffins), Skokhom and Grassholme (second largest gannet colony in the world). The Blue Lagoon and Whitesands are close and a Sustrans bike route is only 1/4 of a mile away. Behind the house is the remarkable and little known nature reserve of Dowrog Common - home to orchids, owls and marsh harriers. In the autumn there are beaches a short walk away littered with baby and female seals.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Saint David's in Pembrokeshire

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • Main bathroom: Bath and shower,wc, sink, heated towel rail. Upstairs: wc, sink
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: double bed and good view across open countryside, Bedroom 2: Twin bedroom, Bedroom 3: single bed with additional single pull-out mattress
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: Electric heating throughout: underfloor heating in kitchen and bathroom, modern wall-mounted electric radiators in all bedrooms. Wood-burner in the lounge. Outdoor drying line for wetsuits and clothes as well as shed area and drying rack. Large protected lawned garden great for games or even a tent which overlooks the Dowrog nature reserve - site of special scientific interest . The coast is easily accessed. Outside: The garden is secure, extensive and laid to lawn (so great for games, sunbathing, kids and pets). The patio area, with its outdoor table and sun loungers catches the sun most of the day and is very sheltered and private. This is a lovely area for and end of day BBQ. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and towels including tea towels are included. Please bring beach towels as these are not included. The property is cleaned before arrival and after departure. Please sort your rubbish according to the recycling system


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

St Davids, Pembrokeshire National Park
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews

St Davids

  • 4 of 5

St Davids is a beautiful city with wonderful beaches and clifftop walks which we thoroughly enjoyed.

The well equipped and comfortable cottage was perfect for us with our dog and the garden was enclosed and private.

Our only positive suggestion would be to repair/replace the outdoor table which was a bit unsteady, to provide a sun umbrella and a replacement barbecue.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic cottage in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great family holiday exploring the area around St David's. The cottage is in a lovely area only short distance from Whitesands. It has a large garden which our children really enjoyed playing in.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great Cottage in a beautiful area

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent stay at Ty Cerrig. All the Family (our dog included) enjoyed a lot that place. The Cottage is cosy and well maintained, the patio and the outdoor area have been our favorite places to relax and eat. The large garden a marvellous playground for the children and our dog.

Furthermore, we took advantage of all the facilities and available equipment, such as the BBQ and the beach stuff, to spend some very good time.

St. Davids' with its shops and the nice Cathedral is only 1 mile away. Whitesands Beach is 2 miles away.

If you want, you can even walk to these places directly from the Cottage (or run, as I loved to do in the morning).

Info to and from the Owner very good and precise. We had a punctual and friendly support from the concierge.

The surroundings are beautiful, with stunning views and the right balance between wilderness and services, you need to travel with the Family.

Very satisfied of choosing Pembrokshire for my first journey to Wales.

When possible, we would like to come back to Ty Cerrig in the future.

Carlo & C.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic 7 nights stay at Ty Cerrig. The house is very well equipped and we enjoyed staying in an authentic stone cottage without any sacrifice in comforts. The attention to details is amazing, and we felt welcome right from the start. Furthermore it was a pleasure to correspond with the owners, with any queries answered quickly. The beds are really comfortable, and we all remarked on how well we'd slept during the stay. Some of us are foodies and we enjoyed cooking the fresh local produce and enjoying them around the table in the spacious conservatory. The cottage itself is only 5 minutes by car outside St. Davids and has the right combination of privacy, tranquility and convenience. There is so much to do around St Davies and Pembrokeshire. Highlights of our trip include seeing the puffins on Skomer island, doing part of the Pembrokeshire costal trail, fishing for mackerel in the sea, and going to the concerts at the Fishguard Music Festival. We also enjoyed just relaxing in the house on rainy days, and going for evening walks around the house. Would definitely return again. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful airy cottage in the heart of some wonder

  • 5 of 5

Light, airy spacious and very well equipped. Plenty of space in the garden for games and a great big conservatory to relax in after a long walk - actually we spent most of our time in there having our meals and watching the sky change. Lovely place to be and highly recommended. Colin

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Ty Cerrig a great cottage in an excellent location

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely cottage and an excellent location! The facilities in the cottage are excellent and the children loved playing with the games in the garden. Enjoyed getting lost walking the dog on Dowrog Common and trying to avoid getting a 'booter'. Body boarding at Whitesands was great fun and a new experience for the family. Had some memorable days out including a coastal walk between St. Justinians (got the excellent bus service there) and back to St. Davids via Porth Clais. Also enjoyed a bike ride from the house to Trefin and Abercastle on route 4. Very lucky with the weather this week. Always glorious sunshine everyday. Just one day on our return bike ride from Abercastle were we caught out in the rain. Eating out was excellent at the Sloop Inn at Porthgain. Also loved the take away fish and chips in St Davids. Also had a nice meal at the Cambrian Inn in Solva. The real highlight of our holiday was the one hour RHIB Adventure boat trip with Thousand Island expeditions. This exciting and informative boat trip was very good value and would thoroughly recommend it. Seeing Porpoise ( we were very lucky too see ) , seals and all the interesting seabirds was something we will always remember. So interesting to learn about the Seabirds such as Kiitiwake, razor bills, Guillemots and Gannets.

  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Whitesands is the closest beach, just over 2 miles away and approx 5 minutes drive or a walk across country. Abereiddy beach and the amazing the Blue Lagon are 3 miles away, with free parking. Caerfai bay is through St Davids, and is about 10 minutes by car.

The Pembrokeshire coastal path is 1 mile (by foot)


There is a very good local bus service during the summer months to St Davids, Haverfordwest, Fishguard and the local beaches. A car is recommended. Cycling in the area is very good - the house is 500 metres from Sustrans route 4 which goes from from St David's to Fishguard and takes in some spectacular scenery on a quiet road.


St Davids, Britains smallest cathedral city is just over a mile away in one direction and Fishguard 11 miles in the other. The villages with great eateries of Solva and Porthgain are 15 minutes away. The well known Blue Lagoon, with its coasteering is only 5 minutes drive away.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Saint David's, Pembrokeshire

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
22 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
oct half term
21 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
Short breaks (min 3 nights) are available outside the school holiday weeks. Please enquire.
Changeover Day:
By negotiation but at peak times/school holidays it is Saturday to Saturday.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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