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July 13, 2019

Second series of Keeping Faith returns on 23 July, filmed in Carmarthenshire

23 July sees the second series of Keeping Faith – a hugely successful thriller series filmed in Carmarthenshire – hitting the screens on BBC1 at 9pm.

This gripping drama stars Eve Myles as Faith Howells, a lawyer and mother who is drawn deeper and deeper into a web of conspiracy and lies after the sudden disappearance of her husband (played by her real-life other half Bradley Freegard).

Much of the filming took place in the pretty village of Laugharne, the former home and final resting place of Dylan Thomas.  The poet lived in The Boathouse overlooking the picturesque River Taff and, in the drama, Faith’s house – which actually belongs to a local couple – also overlooks the same stretch of water.

For those who fancy following in Faith’s footsteps, Coastal Cottages of Pembrokeshire is highlighting a selection of properties in and around Laugharne.  These include 2 Strand Cottage, a pretty fisherman’s cottage set on the banks of the River Taff and overlooking Dylan Thomas’ Boathouse and the ruins of the castle.
The property, with stunning views of the estuary, sleeps four in two bedrooms, and costs £799 for a week’s holiday in August or from £457 in September.

Or Chandler’s Cottage is a superb property – carefully restored and beautifully furnished – sleeping eight in four bedrooms.  In its terraced gardens there is a hot tub and a short stroll leads to shops, cafes and restaurants.  A week’s holiday in late August is priced at £1180 or from £1010 in September.

Reservations:  01437 772760, www.coastalcottages.co.uk

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For more press information please contact Matthew Evans on 01437 772760.  Released by Pat Jacobs at Beacon PR (01572) 748800

July 8, 2019

August Bank Holiday deals from Coastal Cottages of Pembrokeshire

August Bank Holiday breaks – many reduced in price and an ideal opportunity to grab a last-minute holiday before the start of the autumn school term – are being featured by Coastal Cottages of Pembrokeshire.

Properties on offer include Middle Hill Cottage, now priced at £787 for seven nights from 24 August, a reduction of £87.  This pretty cottage, sleeping four in two bedrooms, is set on the side of a valley overlooking the seaside village of Amroth and just a few minutes’ walk leads to its glorious sandy beach.

In the village of Trefin and within walking distance of Aberfelin cove and the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, is Gwestyr Wennol, a spacious property sleeping six in three bedrooms and with two sitting rooms.  A short drive of around 15 minutes leads to the tiny city of St Davids or the market town of Fishguard.  A seven-night holiday from 24 August is now priced at £886, saving £87.

Or perched above the cliffs at St Ann’s Head is Trinity Cottage, a traditional stone property carefully renovated and retaining many original features such as beams, high ceilings and exposed stonework.  It sleeps four in two bedrooms and from its lawned garden there are stunning views across the headland and sea.  It is set directly on the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path and nearby is the village of Dale.  A week’s holiday from 24 August now costs £850, a reduction of £95.

Reservations:  01437 772760, www.coastalcottages.co.uk

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For more press information please contact Matthew Evans on 01437 772760.  Released by Pat Jacobs at Beacon PR (01572) 748800

July 3, 2019

School’s out? Fab Houses, Great Deals for Families quick off the mark

With many schools breaking up 22 July – earlier for private schools – a quick escape down the M4 is rewarded with the widest choice of Pembrokeshire’s holiday homes says the area’s leading independent agency Coastal Cottages of Pembrokeshire.

“Families able to pack their bags for a holiday starting 19 or 20 July, and 26 or 27 July can spread out in a fabulous property – and pick up a bargain – before the main season starts,” says managing director Matthew Evans.

For example, 3 The Glen (ref 43091) is a tardis of a house, one of three set just yards from Saundersfoot’s sandy Glen Beach. Extended and beautifully renovated, it offers light-filled open-plan living and four bedrooms for maximum flexibility. Seven nights arriving 20 July is now £2335 for up to eight people, saving a massive £584. It is also available for a week from 27 July – currently at full price of £2919 and is fully-booked in August.

Ramsey View (ref 33338) on the edge of Solva is a self-contained wing of a Georgian country house which offers superb sea views across St Brides Bay and extensive shared grounds where children can let off steam. Light, high rooms and contemporary furnishings make for a stylish family home. Three bedrooms, including a superb master, sleep up to six people. Act quickly to book a week starting 5 or 12 July at the discounted rate of £680 (saving £120), while the weeks starting 19 or 26 July are £1199.

For smaller families, Puffin Cottage (ref 43513) has good availability because it is new to the market. Set on the water’s edge at Pembroke ferry, this small but beautifully-presented cottage has two bedrooms to sleep four. The Ferry Inn opposite offers good food, and the shingle foreshore is just yards from the glass-walled patio. A week’s rental at the end of July is superb value at £840.

Coastal Cottages of Pembrokeshire: 01437 772760, www.coastalcottages.co.uk

Prices correct at date of issue, subject to availability.

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For more press information please contact Matthew Evans on 01437 772760.  Released by Pat Jacobs at Beacon PR (01572) 748800

June 20, 2019

PEAK SEASON savings from Coastal Cottages of Pembrokeshire…

Coastal Cottages of Pembrokeshire is highlighting savings on a selection of ‘family-friendly’ properties on a choice of dates throughout peak season including reductions of £135 on Loveston School Cottage in the rural hamlet of Loveston.

As its name suggests, this pretty stone cottage was once part of the village school and is now beautifully converted into a holiday home sleeping five in three bedrooms.  It has an open-plan living area with French doors leading to a decked balcony, plus an enclosed lawned garden.  The glorious beach at Saundersfoot is seven miles away and other nearby attractions include the seaside town of Tenby, the Cleddau Estuary and the market town of Narberth.  A week in peak season now costs £765.

Situated in the hamlet of Trefgarn Owen and just over two miles from the long sandy Blue Flag beach at Newgale, is Swn y Gwynt, a spacious single storey property sleeping six in three bedrooms.  The cottage is set in a pretty rural location and is ideally placed for exploring the tiny city of St Davids, the picturesque harbour of Solva and family-fun attractions such as Oakwood Theme Park.  A seven-night holiday in peak season now costs £899, a reduction of £159.

Or tucked away in the village of Llanmill is Weaver’s Cottage, a Victorian property  beautifully and imaginatively furnished in a contemporary style without losing character.  The first-floor sitting room overlooks a wooded valley and the property, which sleeps four in two bedrooms, has a beautifully planted garden overlooking the countryside.  A 10-minute drive leads to the market town of Narberth and beaches such as Saundersfoot and Tenby are close by.  A week’s holiday in peak season is now reduced to £706, saving £176.

Reservations:  01437 772760, www.coastalcottages.co.uk

June 20, 2019

Large properties at peak season – great for two families or groups of friends

Coastal Cottages of Pembrokeshire is highlighting a selection of large properties this peak season, perfect for a couple of families or a group of friends planning a holiday together.

These include, for example, Strawberry Gardens, a spacious detached house with sea views over Carmarthen Bay, situated in the seaside village of Penally.  It sleeps eight in four bedrooms (two en suite) and both the sitting and dining rooms have sliding doors to a balcony which enjoys lovely views towards Caldey Island.  A 10-minute walk leads to Tenby South beach and the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path.  A week-long holiday in peak season costs £1699.

Near the village of Hayscastle, is Hayscastle Farmhouse, a beautifully renovated property sleeping 12 in five bedrooms and with two sitting rooms, making it perfect for large gatherings.  A large lawn and an enclosed play area surround the house and guests are welcome to enjoy a farm walk which include lakeside and riverbanks, a duck pond and badger setts.  A number of magnificent beaches are within easy reach including St Brides Bay and Newgale.  Seven nights in peak season is priced at £1735.

Or, in the Pembrokeshire National Park, Anchorage is a pair of stone cottages – demolished and rebuilt using the existing stone – resulting in a spacious modern house with character.  It nestles in two acres of grounds in the sheltered valley of Sandy Haven and is just 50 yards from the water at high tide, making it ideal for boating and kayaking.  It sleeps 10 in five bedrooms (two en suite) and costs £1958 for a week’s holiday in peak season.

Reservations: 01437 772760, www.coastalcottages.co.uk

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