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Ty Gwennol Bach

Dinas Cross near Newport, South Wales & Pembrokeshire (Ref. 967750)



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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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53 Customer Reviews

  • "I had a nice week, the owners are very friendly, the lodge is in a good position for the coastal path."

    The lodge had everything I needed for the week and a secure garden for the dog.

    Reviewed by GeoffreyJun 2022

  • "Beautiful and clean accomodation and very helpful and kind family Ann and David"

    Reviewed by WilliamMay 2022

  • "Friendly greeting by David and Ann, this property is an ideal base in witch to explore what's on offer in the area, this a beautiful part of the country and we will certainly visit again."

    Reviewed by MalcolmApr 2022

  • "Exactly what we wanted."

    ..a warm welcome, a clean, comfortable and well-equipped property in an excellent location for local coast/Presilli Mts walks. Hosts Ann& David kindly provided milk, bara brith and really useful laminated walk routes that we were able to take out with us...and our little dog loved having the secure and sunny patio to roam around in. Couple of local shops for provisions and two good pubs in easy walking distance. We had 3 meals at the excellent Freemasons Arms (fantastic Sunday lunch)... didn't eat in the Ship Aground but enjoyed a couple of visits there. For the less mobile, walks to pretty local beaches are definitely NOT so easy so perhaps drive (we later learnt one of the steep lanes we struggled up was nicknamed Heartattack Hill!!)

    Reviewed by JohnApr 2022

  • "Ann and David are very welcoming hosts and the property is well equipped, comfortable and has a private South facing garden which is ideal, especially if you have a dog."

    The property is well placed for exploring the area but what we loved was being able to walk to two small coves with beaches. There are shops and pubs nearby and also a really good tea room/gallery only a few minutes walk down the road. We will be returning and that's as good a recommendation as we can give!

    Reviewed by YvonneMar 2022

  • "The property is well equipped provided for and the host gives a thorough run down of what’s what ."

    a nice touch is a carton of milk and a cake at the cottage upon arrival . david and anne are very welcoming hosts . locally a little walk down to a quiet beach is great and the surrounding pubs do some lovely food . this cottage and the area is definitely worth a visit

    Reviewed by AndrewMar 2022

  • "Comfortable cottage with welcoming and helpful owners."

    Patio/garden very nice. Spacious bedroom. Situation ideal for exploring east , west or inland. Lovely walking country, and the host has provided a lot of walk guides. Village very small, but has two useful shops for provisions. Newport is very near - charming small town with lovely beach.

    Reviewed by SandraOct 2021

  • "We had a beautiful weeks holiday the cottage ticked all the boxes it was very clean and tidy."

    The hosts Ann and David were very pleasant and came accross to see if everything was ok on our last night and asked did we have a lovely holiday. We did have a lovely holiday we had some lovely weather and a bit of rain but you can expect that at the end of September would recommend this cottage lovely place nice and clean easy to reach different parts of South Wales. Thankyou Ann and David for a lovely week. Mr and Mrs Graham ( Warrington ).

    Reviewed by RobertSep 2021

  • "Areally lovely cottage in a really lovely place."

    Weather was also good to us. David and Anne were so kind, left us cake to greet us. Very welcome. This area of Wales is fantastic and exceeded our expectaations. We will be coming again.

    Reviewed by ValerieSep 2021

  • "Ann & David are perfect hosts so friendly and nothing is too much trouble, to arrive after a long journey to tea, coffee, milk and cake is lovely."

    (especially when your shopping arrives late! ) The cottage is perfect not short of anything, very cosy spotlessly clean very private and quiet the garden is a sun trap and secure for the dog. In a good for all the lovely walks in the area and all the locals are very friendly. The Londis shop in the petrol station is very very well stocked and a excellent selections of cards for all occasions. The Freemasons pub do lovely meals and have a safe routine in place for Covid all the staff are very friendly. What more can i say about the cottage it's perfect ! we will see you both in 335 days time for another lovely holiday. Thank you

    Reviewed by JohnJul 2021

  • "Property as described , clean and comfortable with everything that you could need."

    Own private garden .Friendly owners live next door should you have any queries. A good selection of books, dvd's and games supplied. We found some laminated maps and descriptions of walks supplied extremely useful, many of these could be done from the property. Two lovely beaches within walking distance of property. 3 pubs you could walk to and a lovely art gallery making delicious cream teas and light lunches just five minutes down the road. Worth visiting the lovely Dyffryn Fernant gardens less than 10 mins by car, also Fishguard and Aberteifi market town with its interesting castle, river boat trips and walks to the Wildlife Centre. would book again

    Reviewed by OlwenJul 2021

  • "We really enjoyed our stay so much so I booked another week in august ..."

    We really enjoyed our stay so much so I booked another week in august Pubs near by and well stocked shops Also find n chip shop highly recommend 2 beaches near by We were made very welcome Definitely well recommend

    Reviewed by ShirleyJun 2021

  • "‘ Cottage’ is an extension to the owners double garage, bedroom is the loft over the garage & views from kitchen & living area are of the gravel path & gravelled garden, which is adjacent to two roads."

    The local beaches are a steep walk -‘Cardiac Hill’ as a local described it. Beautiful, dog friendly beaches at Newport, 3 mi, Poppit Sands, near Cardigan, White Sands near St David’s, but no dogs allowed on this beach in the summer.

    Reviewed by GillianMay 2021

  • "We had a wonderful time here."

    Perfect location within walking distance of two beautiful beaches, three pubs and a well stocked shop with a short drive to other coastal towns and villages. The cottage was very clean, comfortable and well equipped with absolutely everything we needed. Our dog was safe in the enclosed garden when we were sat outside enjoying the sunshine and he really enjoyed the treats that Ann and David gave him for the journey home. Thanks very much to you both! Carly, Lucy and Albert the Lhasa

    Reviewed by CarlyMay 2021

  • "David and Anne were lovely, providing welcome cakes and essentials."

    Great location for walks (info provided by the hosts on printed cards) and the Pembrokeshire coast. Pub with good food and shops just down the road. Secure garden for our dog. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by StevenMay 2021

  • "AnnandDavid were very welcoming."

    The property was well equipped and the complementary tea coffee and cake were very welcome and the property was very clean. There were many walks from the property and the coastal path was near by and David had provided laminated walks locally and within driving distance. We are already looking forward to going back. Roy and Eleanor Swansea

    Reviewed by John RoyApr 2021

  • "We really enjoyed our stay, we had a lovely warm welcome from our hosts (the cake and milk were a very nice touch)."

    The cottage was warm and comfortable with everything we needed for our holiday. Lots of local walks & things to do and see. We would love to return again in the future.

    Reviewed by PaulineOct 2020

  • "Owners were very welcoming with a cake and milk,tea and coffee."

    Only niggle was owners did not want pets on the furniture or up stairs,but there was no door between kitchen and lounge,so you could not keep pets in the kitchen.Apart from that we really enjoyed our holiday,with plenty of walking,local and further afield.

    Reviewed by KeithSep 2020

  • "Really good base for exploring North Pembrokeshire."

    If I was to visit the area again I would look to rebook.

    Reviewed by GeoffSep 2020

  • "Ann & David are both lovely and they make you so welcome after a long journey you arrived to tea,coffee, milk & cake waiting for you in the cottage."

    The cottage is very clean and cosy and has a lovely private garden and a real suntrap. Last year we only went for a week, but this year did 2 weeks so that says it all about the cottage perfect! There are plenty of coastal walks only used the car once in 2 weeks and that was to go to Tenby. There is a very well stocked Londis shop at the petrol station The Freemasons pub due to Covid 19 have got a brilliant system in place and the food is excellent at a very good price and are doing a takeaway service and the staff are very friendly. The Ship Aground at the moment is closed for refurbishment hoping to open in a few weeks. You must walk to Cwm- yr-Eglwys and try the Honey & Ginger ice cream amazing !!! We came home and booked again for next year so we are on countdown only 333 days till we are back at this lovely place and seeing Ann & David again. Thank you both for a lovely stay once again, Shirley, John & Monty who loves the garden and his treats from you too.

    Reviewed by JohnAug 2020

  • "What lovely hosts Ann and David they gave us a very warm welcome when we arrived they showed us around the cottage which was well presented and exceptionally clean and comfortable ."

    The area is outstandingly beautiful and very quiet I will recommend staying in their cottage to family and friends on our day of departure we did not want to leave even Charlie our Welsh Collie didn`t want to leave Thank you Ann and David for a wonderful week

    Reviewed by DavidJul 2020

  • "A lovely cottage in a fantastic location."

    David & Ann gave us & our dog George a very warm welcome, milk,tea & cake all on hand for when we arrived which was a bonus after the long drive. The enclosed garden was great as well...private & perfect for just letting the dog pop out. If you enjoy walking then this is the perfect place to need to use the car if you don't want to. Shops & pub all within walking distance. We would certainly recommend a stay at Ty Gwennol Bach.

    Reviewed by SusanMar 2020

  • "We had a lovely warm welcome from Ann and David."

    The provision of fresh milk and cake was a thoughtful touch. The cottage was just right for us and it was very conveniently situated for pubs, petrol, two well stocked shops and proximity to the coast path. The cottage, though small, is absolutely as described being simply but nicely furnished and comfortable. It is ideal for two. Ann and David are available and keen to make your stay a good experience. We hope very much to return in the future.

    Reviewed by JoyceMar 2020

  • "David and Ann were there to welcome us to this cosy little cottage."

    Nice to have everything we needed for a cup of tea (and cake) when we got there after a long drive. Even though the weather wasn’t great, well it was early March, we had a lovely weekend. Thank you.

    Reviewed by CaroleMar 2020

  • "Ann and David gave a warm welcome to us and our dog Teddy."

    Lovely fruit cake on arrival with milk in the fridge. Cottage comfortable and with everything you need for a short break, and a good base to get around by car.The walks are lovely, and the old Sailors Pub down on the nearby beach served good food. Wouldn’t hesitate to book again.

    Reviewed by CliveSep 2019

  • "Ann and David were lovely hosts the cottage was great it was an added bonus to have our own private garden especially for our dog Beau who was made very welcome the cottage was very comfortable and ideal base for sight seeing ."

    John - Caroline

    Reviewed by JohnAug 2019

  • "A very cosy cottage and very handy for doing the Wales Coastal path walk."

    Access to coast path within walking distance and easy access to bus routes.

    Reviewed by JoanAug 2019

  • "A very warm welcome from Ann and David upon arrival at cottage."

    Excellent base for touring North Pembrokeshire and beyond. Two very nice unspoilt local beaches and friendly local pub with good meals and ales, within easy walking distance. Peaceful area.

    Reviewed by DaleJul 2019

  • "The hosts Ann and David made you so welcome you felt you had known them a long time, in the cottage was Tea, Milk and welsh cakes which was lovely after a long journey."

    The garden was a real suntrap and secure for our young dog and so peaceful. The cottage was very modern and cosy and had everything you needed. Had a good selection of books and videos to choose from, maps and leaflets of various locations to visit. We never used our car till the day we left . We did all the walks around the area and the scenery was just amazing. We can recommend the Freemasons pub made you very welcome and the food was excellent at a very good price and dog friendly. The Sailors arms also does good food gets very busy and need to book if you want to go in the evening. In the next bay must try the best ice cream I have ever taste Honey & Ginger. Ann & David also gave our puppy treats on his arrival so they were his best friends! We only booked for a week but we felt so relaxed and enjoyed the cottage and the area we wished we had gone for longer! always next Year. Thank you both so much.

    Reviewed by JohnJul 2019

  • "It’s a great location & the owners Anne & David are very welcoming."

    Also so nice to be able to have a cottage for two.

    Reviewed by DeniseJun 2019

  • "Great little cottage with everything you need."

    Anne and David made us very welcome. The cottage is ideally situated for walking this stretch of the Pembrokeshire Coastal path and we found David’s advice very useful.

    Reviewed by SandraMay 2019

  • "A very well located and equipped cottage."

    Very friendly hosts.

    Reviewed by DavidMay 2019

  • "A warm welcome and very helpful owners."

    The patio is a delightful suntrap. The cottage is compact and comfortable. I would book agsin.

    Reviewed by BerniceApr 2019

  • "We had to stay at The Swallows which is the other holiday property at the address of 16 Parc Yr Onnen."

    We were advised by you before our departure that there was a problem with the roof at Ty Gwennol Bach. On arrival we were greeted by Ann and David, the owners, who were extremely kind and explained fully the reason for us having to change accommodation. We were very pleased indeed with The Swallows. It was bright, clean and very comfortable with a very pleasant outlook over the garden. We very much enjoyed touring and visiting Pembrokeshire especially walking Minas Head with it's spectacular views of the beautiful coastline.

    Reviewed by MaureenApr 2019

  • "The friendly welcome, the care about our comfort from David and Ann."

    The facilities were great for our needs and the area was fabulous to explore. We would highly recommend it. There is an additional cottage available now too, just next door and very high spec. Next time we could go with our friends. Great holiday spot.

    Reviewed by AnnaApr 2019

  • "Stunning countryside and lovely weather."

    The cottage is set in a lovely village and all is all you need to tour the coast area. The old sailor pub which is about 5 min drive away is located in a stunning area and great walks nearby. After a day out the accomendation is what you need clean relaxing and comfortable,Ann and David are great hosts and will tell you where you can visit and please you must try the local cheese farm about 15 min drive sample their produce and buy some lovely cheeses. Never been Past Tenby before God knows why not it is a stunning part of the country and the cottage is situated nicely for everything

    Reviewed by BarryMar 2019

  • "David and Ann were so welcoming."

    The cottage was small, but perfect for 2 people for a short trip. We were so happy with the location - we had 4 days full of walks and delicious meals. Will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by JessicaFeb 2019

  • "Ann and David, were very friendly and very accommodating, and made us a welcome tray of cake, tea and milk, which was much appreciated after a long journey."

    Nothing was too much trouble, warmed the cottage up for us. Position is good for accessing all amenities, local pub, beach, walking, etc, would use again. Linda & Garry :-)

    Reviewed by LindaNov 2018

  • "The cottage is in a fantastic location for the coast path."

    It's warm and comfortable and Ann and David are excellent hosts.

    Reviewed by CaroleOct 2018

  • "David and Ann were charming people."

    Everything that you would need was in the cottage with milk in the fridge, teabags and homemade cake. The property was cosy with heating already on. Would highly recommend for a weeks break. The owners were even happy to help when our daughter called unable to get hold of us. Nothing was too much trouble.

    Reviewed by TrudiOct 2018

  • "The perfect secluded holiday!"

    Lovely location with beautiful walks nearby, a shop and a couple of lovely local pubs, one of which is dog friendly. Cottage owners were attentive to detail including doggie treats for my dog on arrival. I will be back soon!

    Reviewed by JohnSep 2018

  • "This cosy cottage is the perfect base from which to explore the Pembrokeshire coast."

    There is plenty of room for two including a spacious bedroom with very comfortable beds. The owners, Ann and David, gave us a lovely welcome, making sure that we had everything we needed. The sea is just a few minutes down the lane where you find The Old Sailors pub/restaurant, a great place to eat while you enjoy the view, and there are plenty of interesting places to visit without having to travel far. We had a thoroughly enjoyable week.

    Reviewed by PaulineSep 2018

  • "We chose this property because it was where we wished to be and although it was classed as 3* seemed to have everything we needed."

    From that point of view we were very pleasantly surprised, finding it cosy and comfortable. As we were out for most of the day it was especially good to get back in the late afternoon and sit out on the private patio which was a real sun trap. The owners, Ann and David were exceptionally welcoming and anxious to be sure we had everything we needed. As they have recently taken over this property they wanted to ensure that we enjoyed our stay and we are certain would have responded had we had any problems....but we didn't. If we decide to return to the same area in the future, we would be happy to stay there again.

    Reviewed by MarilynneSep 2018

  • "We appreciated the tea,milk & Welsh cakes on our arrival & also the warm welcome from Ann,the owner & her son ,David ."

    The property is quite small but perfect for just two people .It is well positioned being close to beaches & many walks.Also a well stocked shop in walking distance plus two pubs & an excellent Fish & Chip shop .

    Reviewed by JennyAug 2018

  • "The garden is perfect for a dog/puppy ."

    The walks from the cottage are stunning we only used the car once in a week. The cottage is full equipped for all your needs and the owners are most welcoming. Very friendly village and local shop and pub and fish chip shop near by. Well worth a holiday here very comfortable and quiet and relaxing. Enjoy your stay here .

    Reviewed by CaroleAug 2018

  • "This is a beautiful part of the country and well worth exploring."

    Ty Gwennol Bach, our cottage was the perfect base and the owners, Ann & David, lovely people and so helpful. This is a great place to for easy access to beaches, coastal walks, local towns and villages, pubs, cafes, restaurants & fish & chips. Definitely hope to visit again and stay here

    Reviewed by GavinAug 2018

  • "We appreciated the warm welcome from Ann and David and spent an enjoyable week in this quiet and peaceful cottage."

    Good food and real ales at The Ship Aground, just up the road, and the Golden Lion in Newport. Recommend visiting Dyffryn Fernant Garden, just outside of Dinas Cross.

    Reviewed by CarolJul 2018

  • "Ann and David made us feel most welcome as soon as we arrived and we found Ty Gwennol Bach very comfortable peaceful and private."

    It makes an excellent base for walking with walks straight from the door in an area of great natural beauty. We wish Ann and David great success in their new venture,we felt really at home, Bev and Sally

    Reviewed by SallyJun 2018

  • "This has been the subject of email correspondence and the difficulties we experienced have been dealt with."

    We will be using Sykes one more time to give opportunity for them to demonstrate better service to their customers.

    Reviewed by BarrieJun 2018

  • "It’s in an ideal situation for walking the coast,with local shops nearby for the essentials"

    Reviewed by JohnJun 2018

  • "Lovely quiet spot for two."

    The friendly owner lives next door and was there to greet us. The 'cottage' is well thought out and although small, feels quite spacious and has everything you need including lovely soft towels and fresh bedding. Interesting part of Pembrokeshire with lovely walks on the doorstep. The Ship Aground, at the end of the road, is very friendly,serving reasonably priced pub grub. Very friendly part of Wales.

    Reviewed by GaryJun 2018

  • "Have had a wonderful week at this well equipped cottage which is perfectly situated for walking the North Pembrokeshire coast path."

    It also has easy access to the Poppit Rocket bus service which is great for getting to the start of walks or to help with the return jouney. The owners are friendly, welcoming and helpful but not intrusive. The property is quietly situated and the private garden was lovely to return to after a day of walking. Having twin beds it is ideal for couples or friends who want somewhere comforatble and cosy to stay. I would love to return to this cottage to do some more walking in the area.

    Reviewed by WendyMay 2018

  • "Lots of good walks nearby."

    Nice base for this part of Pembrokeshire.

    Reviewed by NicholasMay 2018

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  • One twin bedroom
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast area
  • Sitting room with dining area.
  • Electric convection heaters with mobile electric heater
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, 32" TV with Freeview and built in DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed patio garden with garden furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4 mins walk, pub 3 mins walk
  • Beach 12 mins walk
  • Note: Adults only, no children allowed
  • Note: This property only accepts a minimum of 5 night bookings.

The property

This charming detached holiday cottage is situated within attractive grounds next to the owner's home, set in the scattered village of Dinas Cross, in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

This lovely cottage provides a comfortable base for your holiday and is ideal for two people wishing to explore the area.

This cosy cottage has a lovely sitting room and...

Note: This property only accepts a minimum of 5 night bookings.

Dinas Cross Cottages

Nestled within the picturesque Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and within striking distance to the beaches of Pwll Gwaelod and Cwm-Yr-Eglwys, are these two idyllic properties The Swallows and Ty Gwennol Bach. Each property houses a superb opportunity for two couples to get away from it all and spend some time within an area stepped with opportunities for walking, watersports and wildlife-watching. You and your loved ones can look forward to picking up fresh produce from the local mini market and prepare a delicious home-cooked meal within the amply equipped kitchen before gathering around the dining table for a sociable evening or a relaxing night in front of the TV. During the summer months, enjoy soaking up the coastal surroundings within the garden area before heading to the beach. For those evenings, where you don’t feel like cooking, you will find a selection of three pubs within a short walk, in addition to a shop for picking up the necessities. To keep you busy whilst staying here, venture to the nearby Cwm-yr-Eglwys where you will find a sandy cove and church ruins which rest at the edge of the sea. Alternatively, head to the town of Newport where you will find further amenities and attractions including Carreg Coetan and the boat club. However you choose to spend your getaway, both properties promise a traditional Welsh getaway.

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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: Adults only, no children allowed.

Note: This property only accepts a minimum of 5 night bookings.

Please note: the owner will not accept any imminent bookings for this property.