Pembrokeshire cottages - Preseli Hills
Main towns in the Preseli Hills when staying in Pembrokeshire.
NARBERTH is just ten miles north of Tenby and eight miles from Haverfordwest and provides the gateway to the enchanting Preseli Hills and the Landsker Borderlands. It is a historic market town full of fascinating shops and Pembrokeshire cottages selling everything from local crafts to antiques. It also provides easy access to many of Pembrokeshire’s biggest holiday attractions. Nearby Llawhaden is the home of the ruined but impressive Norman castle-cum-Bishop’s palace. Beyond Narbeth to the northeast is the attractive village of Crymych, poised on the edge of the brooding and mysterious Preseli Hills. From here it is a short drive to the many attractions offered by the Teifi Valley. A tranquil village in a very peaceful setting, Clynderwyn is also ideal as a location from which to explore this totally unspoiled area of Pembrokeshire
HAVERFORDWEST - is the county town of Pembrokeshire and offers shopping and facilities such as banks as well as many historical attractions, Pembrokeshire cottages and a variety of entertainment. Overlooking the town are the ruins of a medieval castle and from Tudor times it has been a popular and bustling town. If you want to explore the whole of Pembrokeshire, Haverfordwest could not be better placed. Its central location means that you are never far from a beach or the many activities and attractions that Pembrokeshire has to offer.
NEWPORT - Cascading its beauty onto the Pembrokeshire coast line, Newport is the tranquil setting for anyone wishing for a restful holiday break. The calming atmosphere of the town will send holiday makers into a blissful trance, and fulfil them with a spellbinding sensation.Located on the picturesque coastline of South West Wales, Newport will enthral you with its breathtaking views and awe inspiring countryside. Enjoy scenic walks along the silky golden sand, or simply stroll around the streets of the old market. With activities to suit everyone, Newport is a fantastic destination to bring the whole family, in addition to being the definitive romantic getaway break for two in one of your Pembrokeshire cottages.
NEVERN - For a captivating journey back through time, take a visit to the beautiful village of Nevern. Wrapped up in history and surrounded by the glorious Welsh countryside, delve into the ancient mysteries that the village presents, and unwrap the magical atmosphere that is exposed through its medieval architecture and vivid surroundings.The fact that Nevern is not very well known to tourists, gives it the advantage of being a tranquil resort in which you can take the time to let the peaceful scenery melt away your stresses, and be awe inspired by this picturesque village, which holds many riches beyond the imagination. Its mysterious legends and fascinating background make it appealing to history enthusiasts, and also to couples that want a relaxing but yet exciting weekend break.
NEWPORT SANDS - Seek beach sanctuary for your holiday break and visit the golden sands of Newport. Stretching across a distance of 1.5 miles, the beach is one of the largest in its area and is superb for a multiple activities. Situated in Pembrokeshire, South West Wales the area is abundant in spectacular wildlife and rural Welsh beauty. Surrounding the beach you can see the magnificent sights of the rich green countryside and the glory of the sweeping hills in the distance. Observe the breathtaking views from atop the rocky cliffs and see the serene waters cascade their radiance onto the shore as you enjoy a brisk walk across the vivid landscape.
CRYMYCH - Experience a true taste of Wales, as you journey to the rural village of Crymych. Set within acres of rolling landscape and flourishing with wildlife, a holiday to this serene village will clear your mind and give you that restful break that you dream of. As a location for the young and old alike, the village of Crymych is perfect for the whole family. Its graceful surroundings will inspire those who love the beauty of the outdoors and send you off on a majestic walk through the breathtaking countryside. Situated in South West Wales and just ten miles away from the coastline this enchanting village will engage its visitors in a world that is full of both excitement and blissful tranquillity.
CLARBESTON ROAD - Idyllically situated in the tranquil region of South West Wales, is the serene village of Clarbeston Road. Bordered by the beauty of the Pembrokeshire National Park, Clarbeston Road is perfect for couples who are looking for that romantic weekend break or for families who want a restful escape from the troubles of everyday life. Spend your days here wandering the vast landscape of rich green fields and rolling hills, or cast your eyes up to the clear night skies and glance at the stars. The village also has its own railway station with links to other towns and villages that are a little further a field, so why not relax for the day, leave the car and take a scenic train ride through the delights of the county.
EGLWYSWRW - is a serene little village located within the borders of the Pembrokeshire National Park in South West Wales. Situated just outside of the sandy beaches of Newport and the roaming hills of Preseli, this idyllic village is perfect for those who wish to indulge in the pleasures of the Welsh countryside as well as having the opportunity to spend a day relaxing in the tranquil atmosphere of the seaside.
CAMROSE - As gentle and as pretty as its name suggests, Camrose is an idyllic little village situated within Pembrokeshire, South West Wales. As a hidden gem, nestled between rolling hills of the Pembrokeshire National Park and the serene coastal landscape of Wales, Camrose will attract those who wish to see the treasures of a rural landscape. Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and relax under the warmth of the afternoon sun as you walk across flourishing fields and listen to the calming sounds of nature itself. Popular with hikers and bird watching enthusiasts, Camrose provides the perfect setting for enjoying your favourite hobbies in addition to being a destination of enchantment and breathtaking scenery.
PELCOMB CROSS - Seek the enchanting delights of the Pembrokeshire National Park as you head to the idyllic village of Pelcomb Cross. Situated near the historical town of Haverfordwest, Pelcomb Cross offers a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of every life with the added luxury of being close to other popular tourist attractions and towns. Located within the glorious surroundings of the South West Wales countryside, the village will engage its visitors into a world of serenity, allowing you to become totally absorbed and engrossed with the sights and sounds of nature.
LETTERSTON - Cast your eyes upon the stunning landscape of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and journey to the serene village of Letterston. Nestled away in the breathtaking scenery of the Preseli Hills in South West Wales, Letterston will provide a rural escape from bustling city life all within the calmness and tranquillity of the Welsh countryside. Located centrally, Letterston is just five miles from the picturesque fishing town of Fishguard and twelve miles to the historical city of St David’s. In the other direction, visit the ancient town of Haverfordwest just ten miles away, along with a vast amount of charming seaside villages. Perfect for a romantic weekend getaway or a family holiday, Letterston will not disappoint.
CLYNDERWEN - A rural village in mid Pembrokeshire, Clynderwen sits just outside the glorious Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. However, the scenery of Clynderwen is none the less just as wonderful. Green fields and charming country lanes surround this area making it a perfect retreat for a peaceful escape. Clynderwen has an excellent location for exploring the neighbouring towns of Narbeth and Whitland. Narbeth is a prime place for shopping in Pembrokeshire as its full of boutique shops just waiting to be explored. Narbeth has also become particularly excellent place to go antique hunting. Art enthusiasts will also enjoy a visit to Narbeth as there are several original art galleries including the Golden Sheaf, Oriel Queens Hall Gallery and Coastal Galleries. Also worth a visit in Narbeth is the town museum and the town hall which still houses the cell that once held the leaders of the infamous Rebecca Riots.
MATHRY - is a picturesque village sitting in the north of Pembrokeshire, 6 miles from the coastal town of Fishguard. Mathry is an ideal holiday location for walkers and cyclists as the Pembrokeshire Coast Path can be picked up just over one kilometre from the village and the National Cycle Trail is also 1km from Mathry. There is an abundance of things to see and do nearby. The spectacular Pembrokeshire Coast National Park can be enjoyed by walking part of the coastline or simply sitting back and relaxing on one of the nearby beaches such as Aberfelin and Abercastle which are both sand and shingle beaches. Aberfelin beach has plenty of rockpools children will love exploring and you’ll also see the ruins of an old corn mill which is the inspiration behind a famous welsh poem called Melin Trefin. If you enjoy walking then nearby to Mathry you will find a spectacular circular walk which takes you through bluebell woods, marshes and along Abermawr beach.
WISTON - is a charming village in the county of Pembrokeshire, Wiston sits near the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, less than five minutes’ drive from the Daugleddau Estuary or the “Secret Waterway of Pembrokeshire”. Wiston sits out in the countryside amongst rolling green fields, winding county lanes and hedgerows scattered with wild flowers. Wiston is a tranquil haven so it makes a perfect destination for a holiday in Wales for those looking for some peace and quiet. However, it’s convenient location means that the bustling, historic town of Haverfordwest is in short driving distance. Haverfordwest offers plenty to see and do including a cinema, shopping, art galleries, a town museum and the ruins of an ancient castle. Wiston is also equally close to the delightful market town of Narbeth. Narbeth is full of boutique shops just waiting to be explored, it’s also a renowned spot for antique hunting!
TREFFGARNE - A small village in the county of Pembrokeshire, Treffgarne sits conveniently halfway between the towns of Haverfordwest and Fishguard. Treffgarne is spread over a large area with no certain centre and is best known for the Treffgarne Gorge. The gorge is a beautiful wooded area with rocky outcrops, you’ll also find the Western Cleddau river running through the gorge alongside the railway line. The village of Treffgarne is the birthplace of the welsh hero Owain Glyndwr who was the last native Welshman to hold the title “Prince of Wales”. The village is known to have a history dating back to medieval times which can be seen in the nearby strip lynchet field system.
LLANDELOY is a small village set inland from the charming harbour side village of Solva. Llandeloy is a quiet rural area with an abundance of surroundings to explore. Ideally set in the middle of the North of the county of Pembrokeshire, coastal villages such as Porthgain and Trefin are in easy reach as are a large proportion of the beaches in the area. The nearest beach to Llandeloy is the superb stretch at Newgale. This 3 mile sweep of sand is a popular location for surfers and kite surfers. Its Blue Flag award status for quality, cleanliness and facilities means it’s popular for families too. If you prefer quiet little coves to great stretches of coastline then the beaches of Abercastle, Traeth Llyn, Druidstone Haven and Abermawr Bay are also less than 6 miles away.