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Fishguard

With a most picturesque coastal location, Fishguard provides an excellent base for a self catering cottage in south west Wales, on the doorstep of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

The town is divided into two parts, Lower Fishguard, usually called ‘Lower Town’ which is thought to be its original site where the River Gwaun runs into the sea, and the main town of Fishguard, which is situated on higher ground to the south.

Lower Town is a picturesque fishing village with pretty cottages clustered around the tidal quay and along the north side of the valley. Here you can watch the fishing boats come and go or explore the small beach. The village is also famous as the filming location of Dylan Thomas’s Under Milk Wood, which starred Richard Burton.

On the hill above Lower Town there is a wonderful viewpoint at Fishguard Fort, built in 1779, but fell into disrepair after the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815. Today, visitors can see the cannon that protected the town against French invasion.

The main town of Fishguard, with its winding streets, has a good selection of independent shops, restaurants and cafes and markets are held in the Old Town Hall on Thursdays and Saturdays. This historic building also houses the Tourist Information Centre and library, as well as the famous Fishguard Tapestry; a 100 foot long tapestry, which has been compared to the Bayeux Tapestry, commemorates the last invasion of Britain that occurred when the French landed at nearby Carreg Wasted Point in 1797.

To discover this lovely part of Wales and for self catering accommodation in the area, search for cottages in Fishguard.
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  • Wolfs Castle, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire
    Wolfs Castle, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire×

    Broadmoor House

    Wolfs Castle, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire

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    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location
    A large, flat garden and beaches within easy reach makes this a great holiday base for families with children. A large, flat garden and beaches within easy reach makes this a great holiday base for families with children.
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    Sitting peacefully on a quiet country lane and surrounded by open farmland, detached Broadmoor House has been very comfortably furnished and offers a great holiday base from which to explore the surrounding area. A sandy beach can be found within just 5 miles, and magnificent walks along the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path can be enjoyed. Riding, golf and sailing are all within 5 miles and fishing at the beautiful Llys y Frân Reservoir is just 10 miles. Haverfordwest, Fishguard and...

  • Fishguard, Dyfed, Pembrokeshire
    Fishguard, Dyfed, Pembrokeshire×

    Gorwel Glâs

    Fishguard, Dyfed, Pembrokeshire

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    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities
    Tour the Pembrokeshire coast whilst staying at this well-presented property, which has elevated views over the harbour. Tour the Pembrokeshire coast whilst staying at this well-presented property, which has elevated views over the harbour.
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    Sea and harbour views

    Overlooking Fishguard harbour where the ferries to and from Ireland can been seen, is this detached holiday bungalow, ideally located for exploring Pembrokeshire. Fishguard is an ancient fishing town steeped in history and bursting with character. The Preseli Hills, St Davids and The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, with its famous scenery, are all within easy driving distance. For family days out, Folly Farm and Oakwood Theme Park are within a 30-minute...

  • Wolfscastle, near Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire
    Wolfscastle, near Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire×

    Lordship Farmhouse

    Wolfscastle, near Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire

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    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Open Fire
    Both coast and country are equally accessible from this spacious period farmhouse which is awash with character and has cosy open fires. Both coast and country are equally accessible from this spacious period farmhouse which is awash with character and has cosy open fires.
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    Nestled down a scenic country lane near the charming village of Wolfscastle with its traditional village pub and restaurants, this characterful farmhouse, adjoining the potter’s cottage, is a perfect getaway for families or groups looking to explore the spectacular coastline and majestic hills of beautiful Pembrokeshire. Lordship Farmhouse dates back to the early 19th century and been restored to uncover all of its original charm and character including stone walls and exposed...

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