Broad Haven Cottage

Bosherston
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REF NO. K348
Sleeps 4 · Bedrooms 1
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Key Info
  • Dog-Friendly
  • No. of Dogs Permitted: max 1
  • Parking Space
  • Children Welcome
  • Babies Welcome
  • Towels Provided
Overview
Broad Haven Cottage is a well presented, light and airy small Barn conversion not far from the village of Bosherston. Most of the modern conveniences of home are in this quirky little property. There is a large communal lawn to the front of the cottage and a nice sized enclosed garden to the rear of the property. This is a dog friendly property and there are many amazing walks in the area for them and your family. It is an ideal base located within 1 mile of three of the most beautiful and picturesque areas of Pembrokeshire, Bosherston Lily Ponds, St Govans Chapel and Broad Haven Beach. These areas of outstanding beauty and varied wildlife are protected by Pembrokeshire National Parks and the National Trust. The village also has a popular Inn, tearooms and a farm shop. There is a regular coastal bus service throughout the summer season, which is reduced during the winter months. The historic town of Pembroke is 5 miles away and Tenby is a further 10 miles.

Accommodation Details

Sleeps 2-4 1 Well Behaved Dog Welcome

Kitchen with electric oven/hob, fridge, microwave, dishwasher. Lounge/Dining room with bed settee, chairs, TV/DVD player, table & chairs. Off Dining room, small room with washing machine. Bathroom with bath/shower over, whb, WC and heated towel rail. Stairs to Mezzanine Bedroom, with double bed. Garden, Lawned area to the rear enclosed, communal lawn at the front. Parking for 1 car. Rent inclusive of electricity and gas central heating. Duvets, bed linen and towels are provided. Cot and high chair supplied. 3pm takeover.

Out and about in Pembrokeshire

Bosherston is a tiny village just south of Pembroke renowned for the lakes and lily ponds created by the Campbells of Stackpole in the late 18th and early 19th centuries as an enhancement to their estate. Covering more than 80 acres, they form the largest areas of fresh water in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. The lakes offer good coarse fishing and are well stocked with roach, pike, tench and eels. They are at their best around June when the lilies are in full bloom. From the small car park next to the church in Bosherston a footpath leads to the first lake and an enticing causeway takes you across to the far side. The path then meanders round the lake, over another causeway and a bridge to bring you, unexpectedly, to a fabulous beach at Broad Haven South. The beach is sheltered, dune backed and has wonderful soft golden sand. If you drive through the village and turn left just past the pub, you come to a big cliff top car park which gives you quicker access to the beach. At low tide, numerous little caves are exposed on the eastern side of the beach farthest from the car park. The stream that empties out of the Lily Ponds also flows along this side of the beach providing numerous pools and channels for children to play in. Unlike some beach streams, the water is clean and clear. There is a partial island on the western side with another cave that can be climbed through but this also requires a low tide. The limestone cliffs in this part of south Pembrokeshire are criss-crossed by up to a thousand hard climbing routes including some of the most taxing routes in the UK. There are easier routes too but it is places like Huntsman's Leap near St Govans Chapel that epitomise the Pembroke climbing reputation. St Govan's chapel tucked into a cleft in the cliffs, is one of the most picturesque sixth century hermit's chapels in Britain. It is named after the hermit and saint who lived there. St Govan was the Abbot to the monastery of Dairinis in Ireland and tradition says that pirates from Lundy Island tried to capture him when he was visiting Pembrokeshire. Folklore says that the cleft in the rock at St. Govan's Chapel opened iraculously for him to hide in, closed over him, opening miraculously for a second time after the pirates had gone away. This miracle prompted him to build a hermit's chapel and to worship, preach and teach here.

Travel

Cardiff Airport - 105.3 miles takes 2 hours 27 minutes. M4 Cardiff - 99.7 miles takes 2 hours 8 minutes. Nearest largest towns/city. Pembroke - 8.7 miles takes 22 minutes. Historic Town with a selection of shops and restaurants,castle.Haverfordwest - 17.7 miles takes 40 minutes. Haverfordwest has a large shopping centre with most of the supermarkets and many other high street shops, Carmarthen - 36.5 miles takes 1 hour. Large shopping centre with most of the supermarkets and many of the other High Street shops. Swansea - 62.8 miles takes 1 hour 39 minutes. Numerous shops, departments stores, cinemas, restaurants, marina and beaches. Visitor Attractions - Local leisure attractions, Manor House, Heatherton Activities Park, Folly Farm, and Oakwood are all within easy reach by car and in the peak weeks may have a regular bus service to and fro.

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