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The Hen House

Southerndown near St Brides Major, South Wales & Pembrokeshire (Ref. 1134213)

Coast & Country Holidays rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi


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1 Customer Review(s)

  • Oli

    “We enjoyed our stay at the henhouse last week, Rosamund was very welcoming.”

    - Oli, September 2023


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x ground-floor single
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • First-floor kitchen
  • First-floor dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.6 miles, pub 0.4 miles, beach 0.5 miles
  • Note: £20 pet charge for the second pet

The property

St Brides Major 1.1 miles.

This tastefully presented cottage lies on the outskirts of the village of Southerndown, in the scenic Vale of Glamorgan, enjoying an enclosed garden, off-road parking and easy access to the beautiful Heritage Coast, The Hen House is a superb escape for a family seeking a stay in the South Wales region.

Step inside and discover the living space, with a lower level sitting area inviting you to settle down and put your feet up, whilst a set of stairs leads up to the dining space and kitchen, well-equipped to cater for your culinary needs.

Find a single bedroom nestled on the ground-floor, whilst upstairs lies a double and a twin, both neutrally presented and featuring ample wardrobe space.

Completing the interior is the bathroom, housing a bath with a choice of bath and walk-in shower, so you can best decide how to prepare for the day ahead.

Start your morning with a coffee in the garden space, taking in the idyllic surroundings before heading out and exploring the local area.

Take a short stroll through the stunning national gardening scheme garden to Southerdown Beach, the best beach in Glamorgan.

All this and much more awaits at The Hen House.

Note: This hut can be booked with Refs. 1134209 and 1134214, together sleeping 16 guests.

Slade Holiday Cottages

Resting on the edge of the village of Southerndown, in the Vale of Glamorgan, is this delightful collection of cottages, Slade Holiday Cottages. Situated just a moment’s walk from the Wales Coastal Path, Slade Holiday Cottages provide an excellent choice for families, couples and their canine companions looking to explore this award-winning stretch of coastline. The properties are set on Slade Farm, a premier and award-winning farm, supplier of meat to Waitrose as well as its own farm shop in nearby St Brides Major. Within a short walk is the Three Golden Cups pub, where you can reward yourself with a pint of ale after a ramble, or book a table at the Frolics for a wonderful Italian meal. For your essentials, head to St Brides Major for its well-stocked village shop and milk hut selling fresh milk from a neighbouring farm. Explore the hidden gem of Dunraven Bay, Dunraven Castle with its surrounding gardens, plus there is a local dog-friendly beach just a gentle walk away, from which you can join the scenic Heritage Coastal Path. Spend an afternoon in the famous town of Barry, home to a glorious sandy beach along with the ruins of Barry Castle, or escape further afield to Cardiff, the capital of Wales, with a host of museums and art galleries, shopping, theatre visits, rugby and football matches. Escape to Slade Holiday Cottages for a wonderful getaway, whatever time of year.

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About the location


Bridgend 3.8 miles; Porthcawl 9 miles; Cardiff 23.9 miles.

St Brides Major is a quaint village resting in the Vale of Glamorgan, resting near the coastline of South Wales. Home to a farm shop, The Fox pub, serving traditional fare, a village hall, and a florist, the village has all the necessities for a self-catered stay whilst a hub of amenities lies further into the county in Bridgend. For attractions, Dunraven Bay and its clifftop vantage point is a short journey away, along with the grand remains of Dunraven Castle, whilst Merthyr Mawr Nature Reserve, and Ogmore Castle rest either side of River Ogmore. Whilst visiting the area, Porthcawl is a must stop off, with its sweeping seafront, the Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl Museum, and The Wilderness Lake Porthcawl as recommended attractions, or travel east to explore the city of Cardiff, brimming with shops, eateries, a picturesque dock, and a host of landmarks, including National Museum Cardiff, Cardiff Castle, and the Wales Millennium Centre.

Please note: This property can only accept Monday and Friday check-in.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas