Selection of log cabins and cottage holiday lettings in Pembrokeshire
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Compare hundreds of cottages in Pembrokeshire and you can stay in the holiday rental of your dreams for your trip to the county in Southwest Wales. Find the perfect holiday lets in just one click - we compare holiday homes in Pembrokeshire from over 100 different sites so that you don’t have to go through the whole rigmarole of searching one by one. Home to the Preseli Hills and the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, this rugged coastline is one of the most spectacular in the United Kingdom. The geological makeup of the shore has formed the most exquisite rolling hills and volcanic rock, and incredible natural limestone features. There’s no need to search every site separately, we take care of everything you need. Dotted with Celtic historic sites and some of the most impressive Welsh castles across the land, you can choose self-catering cottages in Pembroke in the likes of St Davids, the miniature city owing its name to the patron saint of Wales, or holiday cottages along the Pembrokeshire coast in places such as Fishguard or Tenby. While there are fewer Welsh speakers on average than in the north of the country, you will be amazed at the wonders of the language while staying in your quaint holiday lodge in Pembrokeshire. With a large number of wrecks off the coast, you can choose a coastal cottage to dive and explore. Sometimes known as the “cottage garden of Wales”, it is an agricultural dream landscape. Whatever you’re looking for - whether it’s a dog friendly cottage or something with a hot tub, we have it all. All you have to do is let us know how many people you’re travelling with and for how long, and we’ll take care of the rest.
Places to stay in Pembrokeshire
Pembrokeshire is widely considered to be one of the world’s greatest coastal destinations, and among these historic towns that date back to Celtic, Norse and Norman periods, you are sure to find the perfect holiday cottage.
- St Davids: Best known as the UK’s smallest city. It is known in Welsh as Tyddewi and is located in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. It is home to the most important cathedral in Wales, and is a great place to stay in a holiday rental if you’re looking for proximity to various different places.
- Fishguard: Otherwise known as Abergwaun in Welsh, it is the main port town for travelling to Ireland. It is a vibrant settlement, and is the town that can hold claim to being the location of the last foreign invasion of Britain.
- Haverfordwest: This is the county town of Pembrokeshire, and the main hub of the county. It has a great farmers market and is a collection of Georgian buildings.
- Milford Haven: A former Royal Navy dockyard that sits at the site of a natural harbour that has been used as a port since the Middle Ages. It had been used as a point for invasions of Ireland on multiple occasions.
- Narberth: A community that plays an important role in Welsh mythology. It is home to various art galleries and a range of shops. It is also considered to be a gastronomic hub, but also for antiques. As a hub for the arts, it is certainly a wonderful place to find a holiday cottage to rent.
- Pembroke: This is the founding county town of Pembrokeshire, and is also home to Pembroke Castle. This castle is particularly famous for being the birthplace of Henry VII of England, Henry Tudor.
- Tenby: This is a walled seaside town on the western side of Carmarthen Bay. It is famous for its 13th century town walls including the barbican gatehouse, art galleries and proximity to the monastic Caldey Island and St Catherine’s Island. From here you can catch a boat from Tenby harbour.
When to visit Pembrokeshire
In general, Pembrokeshire experiences a temperate climate with no real extremes, so it is possible to visit all year round and experience a similar climate. Its summers are warm, and its winters cool. The price for cottages to rent in Pembrokeshire are at their peak in the months of July and August, and prices are around £125 a night. The best time of year to find cheap accommodation in Pembrokeshire is between January and February when prices are around £70 per night. The festive period also peaks in price as many choose to find a holiday cottage with a hot tub for New Year or Christmas celebrations.
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Pembrokeshire Coast Path and other points of interest
- Pembrokeshire Coast National Park: This is the jewel of the Pembrokeshire county. Its coastline is particularly spectacular, and is famous for its wild hills, estuaries surrounded by woodland, gorgeous sandy beaches and overhanging cliff faces. You can see a range of natural arches, stacks and caves all around such as the Stack Rocks and Carn Llidi.
- Pembrokeshire Coast Path: Covering 186 miles, this is one of the UK’s National Trails and is the first in Wales. You will admire some of the most fantastic red sandstone bays, headlines, beaches, glacial valleys and limestone cliffs.
- Pembroke Castle: In Welsh, it is known as Castell Penfro and was built in 1093. Located by the Milford Haven, it is the original family seat of the Earldom of Pembroke. It is the largest privately owned castle in Wales and was significant during the Norman invasion of Wales.
- Caldey Island: This is most famous as one of the holy islands of Britain, and is a monastic home to the Cistercian monks of Caldey Abbey. Since the Celtic Time, these monks have inhabited the island who are known as Trappists. They make a range of items including bread, cheese, shortbread, perfumes and toiletries.
- Oakwood Theme Park: A theme park with over 35 rides, a wooden fort, a 3D cinema experience show and a water chute ride. It includes a variety of thrill rides including Megafobia, Vertigo, Speed and Drenched.
- St David’s Cathedral: The cathedral of the smallest city in the United Kingdom. It was founded by Saint David who was the Abbot of Menevia, and was attacked many times between 645 and 1097 including by the Vikings.