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

Thinking holiday letting in West or South Wales?

If you are looking to invest in property and holiday letting in particular, now is a great time to consider purchasing a holiday let.

There’s lots to consider when purchasing a property for holiday letting, one of the most important factors to consider is location. You want to be able to make the most out of your investment, therefore location is key, the more popular the destination the more income you can potentially make.

Here we give you the rundown of the 7 most popular towns and villages for holiday letting in Pembrokeshire, Camarthenshire and Ceredigion.


1. Newport

Newport Parrog Beach

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

The town has a wide variety of restaurants, pubs and cafe’s. There’s also a links golf course.


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 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. St David’s is know for its colourful coastline filled with interesting history and picture-perfect views. Did you know its 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. Fishguard is a bustling harbour Town sitting high on the cliffs above the bay. This harbour town boasts a wealth of shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants. Fishguard Bay boasts mile and miles of stunning coastline, you’ll never get bored of the scenery.

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. 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. St Bride’s 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. Its 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.


There are dozens of other locations which can be the perfect base for a holiday let, the list above should not restrict you. At the end of they day its 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 (24/05/2021), 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.