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Trem Y Don

Cwm-yr-Eglwys near Dinas Cross, South Wales & Pembrokeshire (Ref. 1086360)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Dinas Cross 1.2 miles.

Trem-Y-Don is a charming, traditional end-of-terrace fisherman's cottage in Cwm-yr-Eglwys, Pembrokeshire, near Dinas Cross.

This family-friendly property, which sleeps six guests and is located within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, features ground-floor living, a private garden, off-road parking, and is dog-friendly, so the whole family can enjoy a relaxing getaway!

A spacious sitting room with high ceilings, skylights, and an open fire will greet you, perfect for curling up on the sofas with a good book during the day, while the TV and DVD collection will keep you entertained in the evening.

Moving through your home-from-home, you'll find everything you need in the kitchen/diner, including a wooden table with benches for six guests to dine, and a fully-equipped kitchen, granite worktops, and lots of storage space; there's even a washer and dryer to sort sandy towels and muddy walking gear!

The back garden provides an outdoor refuge where you can enjoy your morning coffee on the decking with outdoor seating, which looks out on woodland for a secluded feel.

When it's time to unwind, there are two bathrooms to choose from, both with a bath, handheld shower, and heated towel rail.

The three bedrooms, two doubles and a bespoke, handmade child's bunk, all feature plenty of storage space, charming cottage windows, and traditional latch doors, retaining Trem y Don's historic character.

In the mornings, take the 100 yard stroll down to St Brynach's church ruins overlooking a peaceful sand and pebble cove, perfect for swimming or exploring rock pools.

There are plenty of coastal walks to follow, including along the Pembrokeshire Coast Path around Dinas Head to Pwllgwaelod Beach.

In the village of Dinas Cross, you can eat out at The Ship Aground or the Masons Arms and stock up at the village shop, whilst the larger town of Newport is home to an array of popular eateries and the golden sands of Newport Beach.

Make sure you visit nearby Pentre Ifan, a 5500 year old Neolithic burial chamber and one of Wales' picture postcard photo opportunities.

Be sure to pack your hiking boots to embark on a walk up into the Preseli Hills for spectacular vistas, but if that's not for you, visit the Shire Horse Farm in Eglwyswrw to meet the gentle giants or visit Fishguard Town Hall to learn about how Jemima Nicholas, a Welsh heroine and a giant of Welsh history, managed to repel Napoleon's forces in the Last Invasion of Mainland Britain in 1797!

Whilst there, call down to picturesque Lower Town where Hollywood classics such as Gregory Peck's Moby Dick and Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton's Under Milk Wood were filmed!.

Further afield, you'll find historic St Davids where spellbinding Cathedral, the ruins of St Non's Chapel and Well, and idyllic sandy coves all await.

On your next family-friendly holiday in Pembrokeshire, Trem-Y-Don is sure to please.


  • Single-storey
  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x child's bunk (30" by 66")
  • 2 x bathroom with bath, handheld shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Underfloor heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • TV, DVD player, WiFi (can be variable), selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair, travel cot and stairgate available on request
  • Off-road parking for 1 car and parking space for 1 car in nearby car park
  • Rear, multi-level garden with lawn, patio, decking and furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome (additional charge applies)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.4 miles, pub 1 miles, beach 0.1 miles
  • Note: There are low beams in the first double bedroom, please take care
  • Note: The gallery area is not available to guests with a stairgate blocking the entrance
  • Note: Dogs are not allowed in the bedrooms
  • Note: WiFi and mobile signal can at times be intermittent
  • Note: There is a steep bank at the rear into woodland, please supervise children and dogs at all times
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

About the location


Newport 2.5 miles.

The scattered village of Dinas Cross has a well stocked mini market store and a pub, and nestles between the Preseli Mountains and the wonderful Pembrokeshire Coast Path. Pwll Gwaelod and Cwm-Yr-Eglwys beaches are both minutes away, both with breathtaking scenery offering the opportunity for tranquil days in perfect settings, and are almost unnoticed by the general public unless they leave the main route through the village, with there being a petrol station, two pubs a fish and chip shop, as well as a restaurant down at Pwll Gwaelod beach. Nearby Newport is a quirky seaside town steeped in history, with various shops, tea rooms and pubs and is also a great place to go boating. With castles, mills, craft centres and golf courses galore scattered all over this beautiful Welsh county, this is the perfect base for a break all year round.

Note: There are low beams in the first double bedroom, please take care.
Note: The gallery area is not available to guests with a stairgate blocking the entrance.
Note: Dogs are not allowed in the bedrooms.
Note: WiFi and mobile signal can at times be intermittent.
Note: There is a steep bank at the rear into private woodland, owned by neighbours please supervise children and dogs at all times.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter