Dreaming of Summer Sunshine…

January is the Monday morning of the months; the festivities of Christmas have come to an abrupt end with the start of a new working year, the nights sometimes seem everlasting, and the weather can be less than cheerful. It’s no wonder than many of us start looking ahead to the warmer months for motivation to help get through this month-long Monday morning. And what better motivation than thoughts of a summer spent in Pembrokeshire with warm days, summer sunshine and sand between the toes? Pembrokeshire is the perfect place for a summer holiday with over 40 beaches to choose […]

Pop the question in Pembrokeshire on St Dwynwen’s Day

Asking someone to marry you is wonderful on any day of the year. Think about it, you’re saying that out of however many billion people there are, you’d like them to be the one that sticks around forever. That’s pretty special. But let’s face it, proposing on February 14th, while beautiful, isn’t going to invite anyone’s curiosity. You won’t get colleagues saying ‘Oh, why then? Is it special to you?’ It might be of course, it might be an anniversary or a birthday, or you might just really like heart shaped balloons. However if you’re looking for a proposal that strikes […]

Beat the Blue Monday Blues!

Today is Blue Monday, allegedly the most depressing day of the year. The theory is that it is a Monday in January and so we are all on a downer after the highs of the festive season. Personally, I’m not sure how much belief I’d give to this claim. Granted it is a Monday in January but on the whole, shouldn’t this be a day of the year we are all happy about? We have the whole year in front of us and who knows what it is going to bring? Fingers crossed for good fortune, good health and good […]

New Year Resolutions

With the turn of the New Year, it’s natural to start thinking about the next twelve months ahead. It’s safe to say that we all tend to look upon the New Year as a chance to wipe the slate clean and start again. This fresh outlook on the future encourages many to create New Year’s Resolutions, such as aiming to live a healthier life after all that indulgent eating and drinking over the Christmas festivities. Now I know you might be thinking that it’s a little late to be thinking about the New Year and setting yourself a resolution, but […]

Restaurants in Pembrokeshire with something a little different!

As well as award winning beaches, stunning coast path walks and historic landmarks, Pembrokeshire is also home to some of the best places to eat in the UK. Coastal Cottages is a company full of foodies, and so we often blog about the latest life-changing meal we’ve had that week, from the steak at The Cwtch in St Davids, or the curry at The Royal Oak in Newport. This time I’m focusing on some restaurants in the area that provide that something that’s a bit different, that will make you remember that one place on your holiday that made you […]

Christmas in Pembrokeshire, 2016

With just one more week before the big day arrives, now is a great time to start planning that social calendar of yours. We all know the difficulties of Christmas lie not just in the perfect cooking of the turkey or finding that ideal Christmas present, but also in working out when you can catch up with all your loved ones. By now, you probably have a good idea of where you’re spending the big day and who with. Perhaps the extended family are coming round, or maybe you’re having a quiet one this year? Whatever you’re doing on the 25th, its […]

Holiday Cottages with Hot Tubs

Being surrounded by rolling countryside, a stunning coastline and no hint of city life within miles, Pembrokeshire is ideal for a peaceful, relaxing break away. One of the most popular features that guests ask for when planning the ultimate relaxing break is a hot tub so to help you whittle down the options, we thought we’d highlight some of our favourite cottages with hot tubs. It’s impossible to discuss holiday cottages with hot tubs without mentioning Atlantic Sunset [32880]. Situated atop the headland at Little Haven, Atlantic Sunset boasts truly unforgettable views across St Brides Bay. This luxurious five star property […]

Guest Blog: Dark Sky Wales

To celebrate the recent launch of our Pembrokeshire Stargazing Experiences, we reached out to our pal Allan at Dark Sky Wales to see if he would share some of his recent experiences with us. Allan and his team have been visiting Pembrokeshire over the past few months, exploring different places of interest and observing the different perspectives of the night sky from across the county. Kindly, Allan put together a little blog for us all about his recent adventures which you can read below! The county of Pembrokeshire offers magnificent scenery and plenty of adventure by day, but have you […]

Granston House, near Abermawr [22553]

With over 550 holiday cottages to choose from, it can sometimes be difficult to choose just one for your Pembrokeshire stay and we all know there are lots of factors to be taken into account. Do you need somewhere dog friendly, perhaps with an enclosed garden? Are you looking for somewhere romantic, perfect for a honeymoon or mini-moon? Or maybe, you want somewhere practical within walking distance of a town/village/beach? Whatever kind of property you need, we’ve got you covered. Today, we’re turning our attention to a lovely traditional cottage near Abermawr. Granston House [22553] is a welcoming cottage situated just […]

Coastal Cottages Gift Vouchers

With the month of November well underway now, I’m sure your mind has turned to the thought of Christmas shopping. If you’re anything like me, any spare moments are now occupied with mentally planning what to buy for everyone. Whilst there are some for whom it is easy to buy the perfect gift, there are those who unknowingly cause a conundrum for those attempting to find the right gift. That’s where our Coastal Cottages Gift Vouchers come in. We are all familiar with the struggle of trying to find the perfect gift. Perhaps you’re frustrated with the same old options […]

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