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The Old Coach House

Certificate of Excellence 2014


Excellent 5/5 Score from 20 reviews

Barn | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

The Old Coach House is a small stone barn conversion right in the middle of Pembrokeshire at the foot of the Preselis, and a twenty minute drive to the top rated Pembrokeshire Coast Path in the National Park that takes in Newgale beach, Solva harbour, St David's cathedral, Porthgain, Abercastle, Fishguard and on towards Newport and Cardigan.

The main barn is an airy, full height living and dining space, with enormous sofas, and two log burning stoves for heating. There is no television (by design) but full wi-fi broadband.

A steep wooden stair leads to the mezzanine sleeping space up in the eaves. The bed is low on the floor but luxuriously comfortable and romantic. It is a wonderfully cosy experience to lie in bed and look out over the main space – perfect for one couple sharing, or a single person wishing for a peaceful retreat! It is a serene little place and you may well find yourself indulging in a spot of creative thinking!

A small extension off the main barn leads to the kitchen and bathroom with access to the side garden and patio. The kitchen (no microwave) is well-equipped for relaxed self-catering with loads of crockery and linen. The kitchen and bathroom have underfloor heating for chillier days.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Haverfordwest 15 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access
General CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking

The West Wales/Pembrokeshire region

Pembrokeshire is about being in the landscape: walk the headlands and coast path, climb into the hills, coasteer the rocks and cliffs, kayak, canoe or surf the beaches, hire a pony or a mountain bike, book a para-gliding lesson or deep sea dive, take the boat to Skomer or Skokholm, watch the amazing bird life, explore the castles, spend time in the cafes, sample local cheeses and browse the galleries and working woollen mills.

The Pembrokeshire Coast Path runs for 186 breathtaking miles, up and down some challenging inclines. It is Britain's only coastal national park and you don't have to do it all at once! The shortest walk imaginable will take in the most fabulous scenery and you can always plan a walk that ends beside one of the Puffin bus stops.

When the sun is out the beaches are the best in the world and the views from the hills and headlands are breathtaking. The weather is changeable but on a rainy, blowy day the cottage is a wonderful place to be: light the fires and hunker down and let the world recede. You can always be dynamic tomorrow!


There are many galleries (oriels) and craft workshops that are listed on various sites. Artists and makers are an important part of the community in Pembrokeshire and there are also workshops that you might like to attend during your stay.

It is always nice to exercise outdoors on holiday but there are also excellent gym facilities at the sports and leisure centres in Fishguard and Haverfordwest – both under twenty minutes away.

There are a range of classes every day which can be booked and paid for as a visitor, and you can sign a form to waive an induction at the gym if you are a regular user. Please ask us if you would like more information, but there are good web pages for both centres.

Just 8 miles away in Fishguard the ferry leaves daily for Ireland so you could tie a Pembrokeshire holiday in with a tour of Ireland too.

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5 Aug 2014


"Outstanding Accomation!"

We were extremely pleased we picked this cute, little cottage in Ambleston as our long weekend aways accommodation. Cosy, welcoming and very comforting we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Mary and Steve r… More

1 Aug 2014


"One word: Perfection."

In the last couple of years we've stayed at many cottages all over the British Isles. Some were ok, some were nice, but The Old Coach House beats them all. The interior design is tasteful and st… More

15 Jul 2014


"Well presented & extremely comfortable accomodation"

This a well maintained & beautifully presented property. On arrival you feel at home straight away, modern with a cosy feel. The little hamper full of goodies was a lovely surprise. The stairs to b… More

9 Jul 2014


"A beautiful place to stay if you like peace and quiet."

This was the first break away for us together and it was perfect. A beautifully clean cottage. Very modern but rustic. Mary saw to our every need and made us feel welcome. If you need to get away from… More

15 Jun 2014


"A little piece of heaven"

We stayed at The Old Coach House in May for my (Laura) 30th birthday. As soon as we arrived, we were blown away by the idilic little hideaway, that's before we even put the key in the door. When… More

8 May 2014


"Stunning - The Perfect Getaway"

We stayed here for 4 nights and had the most wonderful time. It was spotlessly clean, the bed was incredibly comfortable and it was in such a quiet location. We both needed a break from work/revision … More

20 Mar 2014


"Idyllic little cottage surrounded by stunning countryside"

We absolutely loved this cottage.It is beautifully done out and was spotlessly clean.The decor is calming and there are lots of nice personal touches to make it feel cosy.There are two log burners and… More

24 Feb 2014


"Beautiful and relaxing haven! :]"

Me and my partner stayed for two nights for our slightly late Valentines. Just managed to get away with the weather, no wind or much rain! The Coach House is so sweet and so chilled. The decoration is… More

14 Jan 2014


"I love this place! So much so that it is our second visit."

This is one of those rare places where the minute you walk in through the wooden barns doors you feel at home. You are greeted by a beautiful room, it's stone walls painted white, wooden floor bo… More

4 Jan 2014



We really enjoyed our stay in the old coach house. There was a hamper of food waiting for us which prooved very useful. The skylights made the terrible weather more exciting. Enjoyed the log fires abd… More

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