Ael y Bryn holiday cottage in Newport, Pembrokeshire is a 19th Century house that has been wonderfully renovated to keep its charm and character. Situated at the foot of Newport Castle It is within walking distance to the centre of the charming coastal village of Newport, with its choice of cafes, local shops, restaurants and pubs. An ideal holiday location offering a beautiful beach, coastal path and a stunning links golf course nearby. Includes 3 parking spaces. The house was originally built to house the manager of the local woolen mill next door and has a unique stencilled wall decoration in the hall and landing.
Large open plan kitchen and dining area. Fully equipped modern kitchen with gas cooker and hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge. Breakfast bar but also dining table and seating for 6. Wall mounted TV.
Lounge with log fire set in the original fireplace, TV and comfy sofas.
A second sitting room, perfect for relaxing, with seating and a large selection of books and board games, TV, cd player and radio. Sofa is a 2-seater (can also be made into a sofa bed but please bring own bedding).
Utility area with freezer, extra fridge and washing machine, drying and storage space.
Ground floor WC.
Double bedroom with en-suite wc and shower.
Master bathroom with wc, wash basin and bath with shower overhead.
Rear twin bedroom with sea views.
Double doors open out from the dining area onto the side garden. This gravel area has a table and chairs and a great BBQ space. To the rear there is a large raised grass area that is accessed via a gate (please note - as this is a raised area, care is needed with very small children). Sea views across the rooftops can be enjoyed from here. There is also a garage for secure storage of bikes, kayaks etc.
- Welsh welcome pack included.
- Heating and electric included.
- Towels supplied but please bring your own towels for the beach.
- Original supply of logs included, more can be purchased if required.
- Cot and high chair available (please bring your own cot bedding).
- No smoking.
- Futon in sitting room (please bring own bedding)
- No pets.
- Wifi included.
- Guest moorings with the local independent mooring association can be arranged with prior notice (details provided after booking)
- Secure bike and kayak storage
- 3 off road parking spaces included (a godsend in Newport)
- Sleeps 6
- 3 Bedrooms
- 1 Double bed
- 4 Single beds
- 1 Sofa bed
- 2 Bathrooms
- Sorry, no pets allowed
- WiFi internet
- Open fire or woodburner
- Saturday changeover
- 0.5 Mile from a beach
- 0.5 Mile from a pub
- 0.5 Mile from a shop
- Private parking
- Bed linen provided
- No smoking
- Towels provided
- No tumble dryer
- Washing machine
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- No travel cot available
We were given a lovely welcome by the owners and a delicious bara brith ... the beds were so comfy, a splendid base for our holiday. West Wales is so picturesque with plenty of lovely beaches and places to visit.Mrs Ruth Clarke - 17th September 2018
Thank you so much for your delightful cottage we've had a splendid time and the Bara Brith was yummy. Everything was lovely.Ruth and Alan from Conwy - 15th September 2018
Thank you very much for a relaxing and nourishing week in your beautiful house. Christopher, Paula and all the Maedler family from Chepstow - 28th July 2018
The property itself was excellent in every respect. The personal welcome was delightful.J Bowmer - 28th May 2018
Ael y Bryn was the perfect holiday home for our family of 5. We had a lovely welcome from the owners, including a delicious cake and some milk. The house is a great combination of character and home comforts. Lovely garden with seating area and nice views to the surrounding countryside. Perfect quiet location but literally within a few minutes walk of gorgeous Newport, with its fantastic shops, cafes and restaurants - and charming toy museum. All that you need for the week. Lots of lovely walks direct from the house and a fantastic beach. Couldn't wish for more. We will be back.Mrs Elizabeth Tough - 16th April 2018
Everything was perfect, thank you Alun & Eileen. Great place and exactly what we were looking for! Would highly recommend. Very professional and highly recommended for the excellent customer service experienced. Thank you :) Paul from Aberdare - 1st January 2018
Lovely welcome by the owners who made you feel at home as soon as you stepped in through the door. The house was located near numerous traditional shops not far from a beautiful scenic sandy beach. Eating out. We as a family had a lovely Sunday lunch in the Royal Oak which was a five minute walk from the cottage. Dyfed Shire Horse Farm well worth a visit also Manor Park Wildlife park.Meirion and Louise - 28th August 2017
The house is well furnished and homely. It is in a very convenient position for the local shops, pub, restaurants and walks. It has a good outside area. It was ideal for a holiday with children. We enjoyed our stay and look forward to returning in the future.
We enjoyed Cilgeren Castle, Castle Henlys and the Nevern Show. Parrog and the beach were good places to go. We enjoyed a meal at Tavern Sinc in Rosebush.David from Swansea - 15th August 2017
Excellent property. It was roomy and comfortable and in a great location, close to centre of village but extremely quiet.
Recommends: Walk the coast paths but also fantastic mountain walks with spectacular views.Family from South Yorkshire - 9th July 2017
Family Easter holiday. Very relaxing and made good use of the cottage in terms of facilities there and location. Wifi at the cottage was good and is essential as no mobile signal in Newport. Owner is lovely and cottage is well equipped and fantastic.
Tips: Visit the Canteen restaurant in Newport; it's fantastic! Also a walk to Newport Beach via the iron bridge and golf course is lovely. Golf course looks great although didn't get a chance to play.Phillip from Bristol - 23rd April 2017
We enjoyed the spacious kitchen and dining area. We felt very much at home, so much better than a hotel. The Bara Brith was very much appreciated. Our brother loved walking to the castle early each morning. The Castle Inn Pub provided excellent food with an extensive menu and friendly hospitality.Family from Victoria, Canada - 30th June 2016
Beautiful cottage in lovely village, real home from home. Leave the car and get out walking to explore the lovely village, beach and countryside.Neil Edmunds from Neath - 30th April 2016
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Ael y Bryn holiday cottage in Newport, Pembrokeshire is an end link property with side and rear gardens. A variety of shops, numerous art galleries, craft shops, antique shops, books shops and coffee shops are only a short walk away. There is a choice of pubs and restaurants, and you can purchase local produce including locally caught shellfish, seafood and sewin from the River Nevern. Located on the North Pembrokeshire Coast are the three larger towns of Fishguard, Cardigan and Haverfordwest (all with supermarkets and further shops) all within a 30 minute drive
The coastline is well know for its dolphins, and boat trips can be booked from Cardigan. There are some great attractions in the area including Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park, Dyfed Shire Horse Farm, Folly Farm and Oakwood Theme Park. There are remains of a Castle in Newport but there are many more to be enjoyed nearby including Cardigan Castle and Cilgerran. Castell Henllys Iron Fort is worth a visit and lets you travel back 2000 years in time.
The Preseli Mountains are inland from Newport and there are many tales and myths around these magical mountains. The world famous Bluestones of Stonehenge originated in these hills. Carningli Mountain lies just above the town and although only 400 meters in height the coastal location makes it a unique spot with spectacular views. On a clear day you can see Snowdon and North Wales from here, and on rare occasions it is possible to see over to Ireland and the Wicklow Mountains. For walkers the ‘Poppit Rocket’ shuttle bus runs along the coast from Newport towards Cardigan and with many stops along the way it is an ideal aid to walking sections of the all Wales Coastal Path.
Traeth Mawr is the largest of the beaches with almost a mile of flat golden sand. During the summer there is a safe swimming zone manned by lifeguards. 0.6 miles.
Guest moorings can be arranged with the local boat club. 0.6 miles.
Coastal walks along the all Wales Coastal Path can be enjoyed without too much effort. 0.6 miles There are also local trails above the house that offer a great view over the coast 0.1 miles.
There is superb fishing all around the Newport area.
Sea Fishing – Where the river Nevern meets the sea is a popular bass and flat fish mark. 0.5 mile.
Coarse fishing - Many lakes including Yet-y-Gors Coarse Fishery. 7 miles.
Game fishing – River Nevern holds wild brown trout and runs of salmon and sea trout. 0.5 miles.
Newport is one of the best links courses in the UK. 1.2 miles
Many trails and quiet local roads in the area making superb cycling. The annual tour of Pembrokeshire passes through Newport each April. 0.1 mile
Crosswell Horse Agency caters for novices and experienced riders alike.3 miles