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Tilley's Cottage

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Front entrance to the cottage.
Large lounge with L shaped sofa. Sea views from the front windows.
Fabulous sunsets to be admired and photographed all year round!
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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
2 nights minimum
Cottage
Described by our visitors as 'cosy, spacious and full of charm', Tilley's Cottage is an original stone-built cart shed. It was converted in 2001 when several of the original fittings were found and left inside as features. Some of the inner stone walls remain exposed and the large stone arch is an impressive feature in the lounge. As Tilley's is a converted cart shed, it is located next door to our farm house - but even so it has privacy. The front entrance and patio area are not overlooked and a large portion of the garden is the same. The outer door leads into a porch with separate WC. From the porch, two steps lead directly up into the large airy lounge which has a vaulted ceiling with pegged beams and exposed stone walls. The furniture compris... Described by our visitors as 'cosy, spacious and full of charm', Tilley's Cottage is an original stone-built cart shed. It was converted in 2001 when several of the original fittings were found and left inside as features. Some of the inner stone walls remain exposed and the large stone arch is an impressive feature in the lounge. As Tilley's is a converted cart shed, it is located next door to our farm house - but even so it has privacy. The front entrance and patio area are not overlooked and a large portion of the garden is the same. The outer door leads into a porch with separate WC. From the porch, two steps lead directly up into the large airy lounge which has a vaulted ceiling with pegged beams and exposed stone walls. The furniture comprises an L-shaped sofa seating six, a wooden carver chair, open hearth with wood burner (logs provided), flat screen internet TV, well stocked shelves of local history books & walking guides. Adjoining the lounge is a well-equipped kitchen-diner , with oven, hob and grill; fridge-freezer, dishwasher; microwave; sink and drainer; worktops & storage cupboards, dining table and chairs for up to six people. The kitchen is normally stocked with 'essentials' - teabags, coffee, sugar, basic herbs and spices - but due to Covid restrictions we can't currently supply any food or drink items - sorry! Other essentials, though, we can leave for you - dishwashing cloths, kitchen roll, tea towels and cleaning materials. From the kitchen there are full-width patio doors leading out onto a completely private patio area with beautiful garden, countryside and sea views. The family bathroom has a full suite, a roomy separate shower and two heated towel rails. Toilet rolls and liquid hand soap are provided. All three bedrooms (a double, a twin and a bunk) have comfortable mattresses with good quality bedding (bed linen included), and also have large built-in wardrobes. The double room has lovely sea views. Outside Tilley's is a gated courtyard parking area large enough for two cars, and to the side is a lawned garden bordered by Pembrokeshire hedge banks. There is a small lean-to stable at the end of the Cottage which houses a washing machine, the barbecue and spare logs. Heating and hot water are supplied via an oil-fired boiler and there are fully controllable electric heaters in the bedrooms. Free WiFi available. Logs for the woodburner are provided free of charge. Well-behaved pets are welcome by arrangement at no extra charge. Changeover day is FRIDAY but can often be altered if you check with us. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
PLEASE CONTACT ME BEFORE YOU BOOK IF YOU PLAN ON BRINGING MORE THAN TWO DOGS. We welcome well behaved dogs to Tilley's Cottage - but would prefer them not to jump up on sofas and beds. We understand that this can be difficult if they are allowed to do so at home so please ask me for some extra throws to protect the furniture if this is the case!
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Ruth W
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2013
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Reviewed 13 September 2020 via mobile

We stayed in Tilley's Cottage for a week and had the best time. The cottage is spotless, warm, cosy and welcoming. Ruth, the host, will always go the extra mile should you need anything and is full of information on the local area. Wi-fi was...More

Date of stay: September 2020
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tilleyscottage11, VR Owner at Tilley's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2021

Thanks for your lovely review - which I somehow missed... Very glad you enjoyed the cottage and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 March 2019

Friendly owners, beautiful warm cottage in an excellent location close to good beaches and walks for the dogs. Close to some interesting places, Porthrhian, Trefin and St. David’s. Our second visit and we will be back again. Thank you for the welcome bottle of wine...More

Date of stay: February 2019
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tilleyscottage11, VR Owner at Tilley's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2019

Thanks very much for your review. Glad you enjoyed your Pembrokeshire break and that you were comfortable in the cottage. Look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 4 December 2018

We stayed with our little two year old boy and this was perfectly set up and spacious. Lots of character with a double, twin and bunk room so could easily cater for a bigger family. Good sized bathroom with large shower and bath and compact...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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tilleyscottage11, VR Owner at Tilley's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2018

Many thanks for your review. Glad that you enjoyed your break - and that you were cosy!

Reviewed 12 October 2017

From the moment we arrived and were met by Ruth, we had a truly wonderful stay at Tilley's Cottage. Once we got the log burner going it made the cottage even more cosy. It really is a beautiful cottage in a beautiful location. Ruth is...More

Date of stay: October 2017
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tilleyscottage11, VR Owner at Tilley's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Many thanks for taking the time to send in your review - it's much appreciated. Glad that you (and the dogs) enjoyed your break - and look forward to seeing you again sometime.

Reviewed 7 October 2017

Lovely cottage with everything you could wish for. Warm and cosy, and great drying area. Beach and walks from the door. Dogs have a fab time. Check out the mill cafe for breakfast.

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Alienally
tilleyscottage11, VR Owner at Tilley's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Many thanks for your review - it's appreciated. Very glad that you enjoyed your break at the cottage!

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Tilley's is the perfect quiet holiday accommodation getaway. A short walk from incredible coastal walks. It is a small house, so well equipped. We would love to come back. Perfect for families and friends. If it rains there are games and books galore and the...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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tilleyscottage11, VR Owner at Tilley's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write such a detailed and complementary review! I am very glad that you all enjoyed your time at Tilley's and hope to see you again sometime in the future.

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Our best nights sleep during our trip round Wales. Ideal location, excellent hosts, good pubs for meals nearby drive. Would stay again if we were in the area. Thank you Ruth

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank BBBeth
tilleyscottage11, VR Owner at Tilley's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Many thanks for your review. Glad that you were comfortable and that you enjoyed your break at Tilley's Cottage!

Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Such a delightful cottage with wonderful views. Near to lovely beaches. Ruth is so welcoming. Perfect host

Date of stay: April 2017
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tilleyscottage11, VR Owner at Tilley's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Many thanks for your review Gail - and glad that you enjoyed your break at the cottage.

Reviewed 14 April 2017

Had an absolute lovely time. Fabulous facilities and the hostess couldn't have been more friendly and welcoming. A little gem right with easy access to the coastal paths.

Date of stay: April 2017
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tilleyscottage11, VR Owner at Tilley's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thanks! Glad you enjoyed your break & thanks for using Tilley's Cottage.

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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Date of stay: February 2017
tilleyscottage11, VR Owner at Tilley's Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2017

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Parking
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
The area around Tilley's Cottage is a stunning mix of countryside and coastline. Access to the coast path is a mile away. The Strumble Shuttle coastal bus service (from right outside the cottage gate) can be used to get to a start point and walk back without you having to use your car. There are two good pubs within half an hours walk from the cottage - The Sloop at Porthgain and The Ship Inn at Trefin. Porthgain is a pretty harbour village - once a thriving industrial area, it now has two interesting art galleries and an award-winning restaurant. Two miles from Tilleys is Abereiddy beach with toilet facilities, parking and a refreshments van selling locally produced food (open Easter to October half term). Next to Abereiddy is the famous blue lagoon where the Red Bull World Cliff Diving ...
Getting around
The Strumble Shuttle, route 404, walkers bus service runs daily in the summer and every Thursday & Saturday during the winter. You can stop any bus right outside the cottage gate, ride along to anywhere between St David's and Fishguard - and walk back along the coast path. There is also a regular daily bus service between Fishguard and St David's - Richards Bros, route 413.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tilley's Cottage

  • Tilley's Cottage is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

  • Tilley's Cottage has one bathroom available. See all property details.

  • Tilley's Cottage has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

  • Stays at Tilley's Cottage must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.