Solva holiday apartment letting with beach/lake nearby, internet access and balcony/terrace and walking

'The Annexe'

from £65 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Excellent 4.5/5

11 reviews

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Pen Y Banc main house. 'The Annexe' is lower left part

Apartment / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2 Home 153991

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Apartment / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Perfect location for access to the wonderful Pembrokeshire National Coast Path. The picturesque village of Solva in the National Park area of Pembrokeshire, offers the visitor a wealth of unspoilt coastline. The Fiord like harbour forms a safe anchorage: there are sands, rock pools and caves. Safe bathing can be enjoyed and the sailing enthusiast, fisherman, diver, bird-watcher and walker will discover a really spectacular area of interest. To get a better idea of our great location and the atmosphere of our house, you can look at our own internet site.

The village shop/post office is within 5 minutes walk - ideal for your morning paper, milk etc. In fact it sells just about everything you would need for a week's stay, so once you have arrived you can choose to not use your car again for your entire stay.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Check in time: 15:00
Check out time: 10:00
Nearest beach Solva 800 m
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Cardiff 160 km, Nearest railway: Haverfordwest 20 km
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

"The Annexe" forms part of a large family house right at the top of Solva village. It's atmosphere is compact and tasteful, providing the visitor with all the comforts of home in lovely surroundings. The main part of the house enjoys views out over St Brides Bay but this is not quite visible from "The Annexe" windows. The village with shops and post office is 5 minutes walk away down a fairly steep road. The Harbour and quay are within easy walking distance

The accommodation is on the ground floor and would be suitable for the elderly or someone who is slightly disabled - with one small step over the threshold. However there are five steps up from the parking area with no hand rail. It is possible to bypass the steps and access The Annexe front door via a level lawned area. For those wanting a base from which to explore the incomparable National Trust coastal path, look no further!

Further details outdoors

The entrance is secluded with a patio area complete with garden seating and flowering tubs. Off road parking is immediately outside the entrance to 'The Annexe'. You are welcome to use the lawned area infront of 'The Annexe' which catched the sun for most of the day - we would ask that if you have a dog that it be are kept on a lead when you are on the shared lawned area.

Further details

There is a conservatory which catches the sun most of the day and where it is lovely to eat meals or just use as an extra room in which to relax. The main sitting room has a two seater settee and another comfortable chair. There is a also a colour television. Adjoining the sitting room is a compact kitchen which is fully equipped with an electric cooker, microwave oven etc. The bathroom has a bath which incorporates a seat as well as a shower overhead, built in basin, W.C. and washing machine under the airing cupboard. The bedroom has a double bed and built-in character pine wardrobe.

The Pembrokeshire region

NATIONAL PARK - Pembrokeshire has Britain's only coastal National Park. Tenby, St Davids, Saundersfoot, Newport and Manorbier are all in the National Park. So are Skomer, Skokholm, Caldey and Ramsey Islands.

COASTAL PATH - facts * It runs for 186 miles from Poppit to Amroth * It passes 58 beaches and 14 harbours

* The Pembrokeshire walkers bus services cover the entire path * There are some picturesque and charming towns and villages to visit en-route including Tenby, St Davids, Solva and Newport

BEACHES - No other county in Britain has more Blue Flag Beaches or Seaside Award Beaches than Pembrokeshire. With over 50 beaches to choose from there is something for everyone. The renown Newgale and Whitesands beaches are both within 4 miles of Solva.

WILDLIFE - A pristine environment, clean seas, very little population and lush vegetation makes for rich and varied habitates. Most important are the islands of Skomer, Skokholm, Ramsey, Grassholm and Caldey. Particularly, Skomer and Ramsey are popular destinations for local boat trips.

CASTLES - There are 51 forts and castles in Pembrokeshire, including enormous stone fortresses like Pembroke, Manobier and Carew Castles. St Davids cathedral with its fortified Bishops Palace is only 3 miles away.


Solva is one of the most picturesque fishing villages in Wales. With its fiord-like harbour, lovely fishermans' quay and friendly local welcome, you could'nt wish for a more attractive place to spend a week or two on holiday. There are four local pubs, which offer good food. Plus 'The Old Pharmacy' restaurant which as won many 'foody' awards. There is a small and very friendly local grocery shop and post office. The 'Window on Wales' gift shop is popular with local and visitors alike. Apart from these attractions, the village is quiet and offer a safe and peaceful retreat where you can recharge your batteries


Top of the list must be the incomparable Pembrokeshire Coast Path. It is one of the three National Trails in Britain. Truly spectacular scenery for all of its 186 miles! However, don’t be put off by the its length. The year round Coastal Bus Services are specially designed for walkers. Travel by bus a few miles down the coast and walk back at your own pace. For timetables, go to (opens new window)

There are also plenty of smaller circular walks. The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park list 130 of them on their web site. Go to (opens new window)

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES - are also very popular and local provision is particularly good. TYF Adventure centre is three miles down the road in St Davids. TYF pioneered the sport of Coasteering over 20 years ago and have taken over 100,000 people out to play on the wild and wonderful Pembrokeshire coast. Sea Kayaking, Surfing and Climbing are all on offer - Half days or full days - Beginners or more advanced sessions available. Go to their website: for all the information.

Apart from these two popular activities, there are so many other wonderful places to see and things to do that really the best place for you to look is:

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Review 1-10 of 11

9 Jun 2011


"Great location and space"

Lovely welcome from Penny, idyllic setting near the Pembrokeshire coastal path and a short walk from the nearby pubs and shops of Solva. Useful information in the appartment containing maps, restaurant reviews and places to visit. Kitchen was adequately stcoked with utensils although if you plan on cooking a lot you might want to bring some of your own just in case. Tv didn't have the best reception but you'll probably not spend that long in the flat. Overall very happy.

Great to hear from all our happy guests:)

8 Jun 2011


"Friendly, great views, comfortable room, hearty breakfast"

We stayed 3 nights at Pen Y Banc whilst walking the coast path, visiting galleries and attending the St Davids International Music Festival. The Williams's gave us a warm welcome. Our room was comfortable, with lovely views out to sea and the islands of Skomer and Skokkolm. There was a window seat, so you could idle the time away watching the light on the water. Breakfasts were perfect, with choice of cereals, meusli and fruit, followed by cooked options, featuring eggs freshly-laid by the hens that pottered in the garden.

This review refers to our Bed and Breakfast accommodation. We also have self-catered accommodation called 'The Annexe'. Really glad you had a good time. Pass the word and come again!

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