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The 7 Best Places for Holiday Letting in Mid and South Wales | Coast and Country Holidays

Thinking of holiday letting in West or South Wales?

There are many great reasons to purchase a holiday home now, especially if you are considering investing in property. One of the most important factors to consider when purchasing a holiday rental property is the location. To get the most out of your investment, location is essential. The more popular the destination, the more income you can expect.

Here’s a list of the 7 most popular holiday towns and villages in Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion.

1. Newport

Newport Parrog Beach

Newport is fast becoming the go-to holiday destination in West Wales and it’s easy to see why! Not only is it located within the Pembrokeshire National Park, but it also has a backdrop of mountains, rolling countryside and some glorious beaches.

The town has a wide variety of restaurants, pubs and cafes. There’s also a links golf course, there’s definitely something for everyone here.

2. Cardigan Bay

Cardigan Bay

Cardigan Bay is the largest bay within the British isles spanning over 50 miles from the Llyn Peninsula down to Strumble Head in Pembroke.

The area offers a stunning coastline, golden sandy beaches and miles upon miles of scenic walks. Cardigan Bay is also known for its Dolphin population as well as porpoises, seals and many other sea creatures.

If you are looking for a rural retreat, look no further.

3. St David’s Peninsula

St David's Peninsula

St David’s Peninsula is the jewel in the crown of Pembrokeshire. This stunning part of Wales is known for its colourful coastline filled with interesting history and picture-perfect views. Did you know it’s also the smallest city in the UK?

St David is the patron saint of Wales and was reputedly born and raised around this area.

4. Fishguard Bay

Fishguard Bay

Fishguard is a coastal town on the west coast of Wales. There are plenty of shops, pubs, cafes, and restaurants in this harbour town. There are miles and miles of gorgeous coastline in Fishguard Bay, you’ll never get bored. You can also access Ireland quite easily from Fishguard via the ferry that leaves from the port here.

5. Preseli Hills

Preseli Hills

Preseli Hills is a popular spot for those looking for a rural retreat and keen walkers. The Preseli Hills is located in the heart of the Pembrokeshire National Park and is surrounded by valleys, rivers and rolling hillsides. It is home to a number of little villages and hamlets that are snuggled away from the rush of modern life.

6. St Bride’s Bay

St Bride's Bay

St Brides Bay is located between Ramsey Island and Skomer Island and is part of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. This beautiful bay stretches over 7 miles and parts of the coastline fall under the heritage coast.

There are a number of villages located in the St Brides Bay area, including g St Brides, Martin’s Haven, Little Haven, Broad Haven, Nolton Haven, Newgale and Solva

7. Cwm Yr Eglwys

Cwm Yr Eglwys

Cwm yr Eglwys is a small village located on Dinas Island (which isn’t an island….) in between Fishguard and Newport on the north Pembrokeshire coast. It’s an ideal location for those of you that love the sea. You’ll see people rowing, boating, kayaking and swimming in this lovely little inlet.

The list above shouldn’t limit you. There are dozens of other places that can be the perfect holiday base!  At the end of the day, it’s a big decision and it should be your decision. If you find the right property, in the right location and present it to a really good standard, it will book.

If you want to find out more about holiday letting in West and South Wales, then do get in touch, we’re here to help!

*At the time of publishing (2102/2023), Coast and Country Holidays has taken all reasonable care to ensure that the information contained in this article is accurate. However, no warranty or representation is given that the information is complete or free from errors or inaccuracies. Customer search data is based on internal data unless stated otherwise.