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The Rock House

(Ref. 1036249)

Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, South Wales & Pembrokeshire Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 10 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


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

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15 Customer Reviews

  • "Property has beautiful views BUT that does not make up for failings."

    Arrived to overflowing bins with black bin liners stacked up in shed. Called owners and this sorted quickly unlike other issues. Taps in shower room spun round, shower did not drain properly. Linen on my bed had dirty dog paw prints so changed and new linen also had paw prints. A towel in linen cupboard was absolutely filthy. Removed all linen from all beds on leaving to revealed stained mattresses. Carpet frayed in one bedroom door. A note written in info book stating previous guest damaged hdmi lead so no dvd but why was this not replaced. Paying k2.5 for a week and a £10 lead not replaced is not acceptable. The house needs money spent on it, a repaint, new linen and carpets, plumbing sorted and a deep clean as dusty and mirrors grimy. I felt I had let my family down but despite the property problems we managed to have a fun week. Have been refunded £200 but does that really excuse owner's tardiness in checking for any faults at her property. Can not recommend unless an overhaul is carried out.

    Reviewed by Ann1.9Aug 2023

  • "Lovely property."

    Enough space for a family of 7 and the dog. Beautiful view.

    Reviewed by Lisa3.8Jul 2023

  • "Very comfortable house with stunning views from the living room across the harbour at Fishguard."

    All bedrooms are a good size and some interconnecting rooms which might suit families. Plenty of equipment in the kitchen so easy to cater at home. We loved our week here and would highly recommend this property. Room for 3 cars too on a very sloping drive!

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Jul 2023

  • "So enjoyed our week in Rock Cottage."

    We waited 3 years to be here since Lockdown and three of us now recovered from major health issues. Worth waiting for. Even enjoyed the storm which stopped the ferry from sailing for 2 days. Great views. Great location. Much weather. This stretch of coast is our favourite in Britain. Very special. Been coming here since I was 7yrs old. Now 10 of us in our party. A very special week. Apologies if we didn’t empty the bin. Not sure I emptied the fridge fully. The road was being closed and workmen only gave us 15mins to load up.

    Reviewed by Joy5.0Apr 2023

  • "The location and views from the property are superb."

    Unfortunately the cleanliness was disappointing. Although we know this is a dog friendly property there was excessive hairs on the carpets and floors. The sofas badly needed a clean, the oven was filthy and we had to clean it before using. This is a lovely house and the owners were quick to respond when we had an issue with lack of cutlery and a shower problem. It just needs a really thorough clean and some attention.

    Please accept our apologies for the issues you experienced at Rock House. Following your feedback we have now been able to address the problems that you raised. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Hannah2.8Oct 2022

  • "A lovely house in a beautiful location!"

    Lots of space for two families with children. The view from the lounge is amazing! Great location with lots of great beaches in easy driving distance. Fishguard itself is a lovely town, highly recommend The Royal Oak Pub. Lovely food and a great atmosphere. Overall a lovely stay at Rock House. A couple of things to make a great stay a perfect one would be to improve the facilities in the Garden, trimming the trees would definitely make the most of the view. Also providing a BBQ and additional Garden furniture would have encouraged us to make the most of the outside space.

    Reviewed by Claire4.1Jul 2022

  • "We had a lovely time the house was really nice and well looked after I would say the garden could do with a spruce up as it could be really lovely with those amazing views!"

    We had everything we needed to village is lovely and has some really beautiful walks! I would just say it was a rush in the morning trying to get out so early for 9am and we couldn’t check in until 6 on arrival which is very late when you have children.

    Reviewed by Leanne5.0Dec 2021

  • "The Rock House was just what we needed plenty of space for everyone to enjoy a weeks holiday."

    The view from the lounge window is stunning. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Lydia3.4Oct 2021

  • "Check-in time at 6pm on arrival and 9am on departure effectively means you lose a day."

    If you want a 6pm check-in, it should be reasonable to expect a midday check-out time. The cleaner arrived at 8.45 and was waiting outside to get in.

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Sep 2021

  • "This beautiful cottage was the perfect base to enjoy North Pembrokeshire."

    It is cosy, wonderfully situated and very well equipped. We really appreciated the wide range of kitchen equipment and plentiful tableware as we did a lot of cooking. There were plenty of cleaning products under the sink. The deep bath and plentiful hot water was also enjoyed, as well as the stunning views. We were blessed with great weather and enjoyed eating outdoors and using the garden. The drive is extremely steep and we chose to park on the street but could always find a space. Fishguard is a lovely little town and we particularly enjoyed the bread and pastries from Nourish (Weds- Sat) and the crab sandwiches down at the harbour. The owners left lots of useful information about places to go, eat and explore. I would definitely go back.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Sep 2021

  • "I don’t know how else to contact you so am writing on the feedback form."

    We have stayed in many welsh cottages in the last few years and this is by far the worst….. despite the ridiculously late check in (due to extra cleaning for covid) the place was not clean. The table was dirty and sticky, and the bathrooms had been wiped at best. The worst however was that the middle bedroom had gentleman’s clothes left in the drawers and tablets in another drawer. The tablets were found by my 5 year old daughter!!!!!! Luckily she was sensible enough to bring them to me and not eat them as sweets otherwise this could have been a very different email……. This is shocking On top of this the property is so sparse - no welcome basket, no cleaning products not even any washing up liquid. We have never stayed anywhere so basic in terms of what is provided. The property is also in need of redecorating and some tlc as it is very tired……. Such a shame as the property and its location are fantastic, but the lack of cleanliness and lack of supplies were a serious letdown. Based on how much we paid for this property (and the fact that we lost over half a days holiday due to your extreme check in and check out times) this was very disappointing. We will be checking out on Saturday morning as requested but sadly would not stay with your company again based on this experience.

    Thank you for taking the time to share such a detailed review about your recent experience at Rock House. I am so sorry to hear that so many elements of your holiday were disappointing and I will act on your feedback so that other guests don’t experience the same. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Emma1.9Aug 2021

  • "A well equipped cottage, marvellous views and a fabulous location."

    Would definitely go back!

    Reviewed by Yvonne5.0Jul 2021

  • "Great location, easy to find."

    Layout of the house is bit esoteric but was fine for us. We had a problem with the WiFi but the owner was extremely responsive and it was solved. Beds could be a bit more comfortable and less squeeky but otherwise it's great. If you have trouble with stairs you would struggle in this house though.

    Reviewed by Terry4.7Jul 2021

  • "We were disappointed in the furnishings in the living room/lounge."

    The sofas were very grubby and had a few tears, need refurbishment. The garden was also In need of attention - loose paving stones, needed sweeping. Patio umbrella would have been a great addition.

    Thank you for choosing to stay at Rock House. I am sorry that the sofas were in a poor condition, this is something that we are aware of. At the end of 2020 we ordered 3 new sofas but unfortunately a few months later the company went into administration. After many months we received our money back. New sofas have been ordered but this time we are facing long delays with delivery but hope to receive them soon. I have passed on your comments to the gardener. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kathryn3.8Jul 2021

  • "Lovely cottage, perfect for large family groups, ideally located to explore the beautiful Pembrokeshire coastline."

    Perfect garden for your furry 4 legged friends to explore.

    Reviewed by Ann4.4May 2021

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  • Over three floors
  • Five bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 3 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath, basin and WC
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Lower-ground-floor utility/cloakroom
  • Dining room
  • Split-level sitting room with gas fire and Juliet balcony
  • Gas central heating
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, two fridges, washing machine, dishwasher, hairdryer
  • TV, DVD, CD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • 2 x travel cot and highchair available (please bring your own linen for the cot)
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome (at additional charge)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.1 miles, Fishguard Harbour 0.9 miles
  • Note: Steep drive, and access from lower ground floor to garden is via steep, stone steps
  • Note: Max 10 adults
  • Note: This property does not have a charge point for electric vehicles and charging from within the property is prohibited
  • Note: Check-in from 4:30pm, check-out by 9:30am

The property

The Roch House is a charming, double-fronted home perched in the beautiful town of Fishguard, Pembrokeshire.

Just moments away from local amenities and overlooking the harbour, The Rock House is the ideal pet-friendly property, that is perfect for families, friends, or couples, looking to explore the wonderful sights and sounds of this stunning area of South Wales.

Park up, unload your belongings, and take in the grandeur of your new home-from-home.

Step indoors and make your way for the kitchen/diner, fully-equipped for a self-catered stay, where you can prepare delicious meals to be enjoyed informally, or formally in the lovely dining room, with an antique dining table for eight.

If the sun is shining, head outdoors to enjoy the breath-taking vistas of the coast, where you can also dine alfresco, whilst children and pets play in the enclosed garden.

Wait for sundowners in the sitting room, with an elevated outlook towards the turquoise waters, and plenty of plush seating to sink into as the sun sets; on cooler evenings, a gas fire is available to light for a warm ambience.

After an eventful day, you will find five bedrooms to select from; a king-size, three doubles and a twin, along with a bathroom with an indulgent freestanding bath, and a shower room with walk-in shower.

Fishguard and the surrounding area offer great opportunities for days out.

Explore Fishguard’s maritime past with a visit to the harbour, stroll around the pretty streets and take in the unique shops, with plenty of eateries and taverns to also visit.

On your doorstep you’ll also find the Ocean Lab Aquarium, Rhos Wdig / Goodwick Moor Nature Reserve, and the Marine Walk hiking trail, leading towards stunning beaches, including Pwllgwaelod Beach.

Head to the town of St. Davids for a day of history and culture, visiting the stunning cathedral and Bishop’s Palace remains, or explore the Pembrokeshire Coast Path and nearby beaches for beautiful scenes.

For a day of fun-filled activities, Tenby offers the perfect coastal escape with its sandy beaches, amusements, and views of the iconic Tenby Castle, offering something for all of the family.

With so much to see and do, you’re sure to be filled with lasting memories at The Rock House.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


St. Davids 16 miles; Tenby 36 miles.

Fishguard is an ideal holiday destination on the award-winning Pembrokeshire Coast, which has been voted the second best coastal destination in the world according to the National Geographic magazine. The town itself has an array of gift shops, tea rooms, restaurants and pubs and offers the opportunity of viewing the superb Last Invasion Tapestry, which has been compared to the Bayeux Tapestry. Day trips to Ireland run daily and the picturesque Lower Fishguard Harbour is a delight for sailing enthusiasts. From this perfect holiday base you can enjoy the amazing coastline, the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, the beautiful Preseli Hills, where the Stonehenge Blue Stones originated, or explore the array of historic castles, working mills and visit the smallest city in Wales with its magnificent St. Davids Cathedral. Whatever you are looking for, this is a fantastic location for all ages.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas