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Ty Gwyn

(Ref. 1035998)

Trefasser near Goodwick, South Wales & Pembrokeshire Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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39 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely clean cottage, everything we needed plus more, our dog loved the garden especially the stream."

    Good location for walks. Cafe at woollen mill just down the road is definitely worth a visit.

    Very pleased you enjoyed your stay at Ty Gwyn and we agree that the cafe at the mill is well worth a visit. Thanks again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Jun 2024

  • "This was our 5th visit (Ithink) to this beautiful cottage."

    It has everything you need for a peaceful holiday. A great garden for the dogs to run around in and its very comfortable. We absolutely love this place and have already booked our holiday here next year

    Thank you very much. We are really pleased that you continue to enjoy Ty Gwyn. Property Owner

    Reviewed by June5.0Jun 2024

  • "Lovely cosy cottage with many original features."

    Spacious too. Very homely environment. We were happy to stay inside when weather bad. Appreciate being able to walk to coast path from the house. Shower was great.

    Thank you very much for your kind comments. We are really pleased that you enjoyed Ty Gwyn and the area. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Apr 2024

  • "The cottage is in a lovely quiet area of Pembrokeshire with lots of lovely walks available from the front door."

    A typical Welsh cottage inside, the front room is of a good size but a little tight for 5 people. The bedrooms were nice and the rear porch was a fantastic space where we could clean our dogs off before allowing them around the rest of the cottage. The bathroom was good and the rear patio a sun trap when the weather was nice. A few negatives however, No Welcome Pack, ONE toilet roll left, No starter pack of logs as was stated originally and others have commented on, the living room fireplace needs attention, there is not enough crockery, the fridge is TINY, no space to store food. Most worryingly the garden has two storm drains which exit onto the road and both my dogs escaped through them, the fence along the back is loose and both dogs were able to escape under them, the river is fab but was just another escape route for our dogs. If you are going to welcome dogs into the cottage, please make it secure for them! We spent a lot of time trying to fix these issues and having to put our dogs on leads to go out into the garden. Not sure we would return

    Dear Mr Faver Thank you for your feedback and your positive comments about Ty Gwyn. With regards to the points you have made, as you say Ty Gwyn is a traditional Welsh cottage and accommodates a maximum of 4 people with crockery etc for that number. I have contacted the agents to ensure that the information given to guests does not lead to any misunderstandings. With regards to the garden we have sought to ensure that it is as enclosed as possible but as you say with a brook running along the edge of the garden there is a limit to what is possible. Thank you again for your comments. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ivan3.4Apr 2024

  • "The cottage was excellent, very comfortable and homely."

    It was very quiet and a super base to explore north Pembrokeshire. We loved the stream in the garden and the sheep in the field. Be aware there is no welcome pack so ensure you have your own milk tea coffee for arrival. Also the listing says fuel is provided. This does NOT include any solid fuel for the fires. We would happily return.

    Reviewed by Rhian4.7Mar 2024

  • "The cottage itself is lovely: clean, comfortable, well equipped."

    We especislly appreciated the fact that matches, kindling, and logs were left for us. The beds are very comfortable. The place was spotless…which leads us to our one big complaint. As a dog friendly rental, we appreciate your request to keep the very lovely back garden clean. However, this needs to be checked between renters; we had to clean up masses of “remains”, far more than our medium sized collie produced. This did cast a bit of a pall on an otherwise pleasant week. As responsible dog owners, we cleared up everything we could find, but really did not appreciate all of the extra, especially after paying an extra fee to have our own dog there. I fear not all dog owners are responsible, so that a scan of the garden between rentals really should be done. (If we had arrived with children, for example, things would have got messy very quickly.) I am sorry to have to write this, because otherwise Ty Gwyn is lovely and we would recommend it.

    Thank you for your feedback. Firstly I apologise for the mess in the garden. The garden is regularly checked and was checked on the day before your arrival so I'm not sure what could have happened on this occasion. I am pleased you enjoyed Ty Gwyn and thank you for your kind comments. Once again apologies and thanks for the feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Richard4.4Feb 2024

  • "Fantastic characterful and cosy cottage!"

    The location is just the very best - completely private, quiet and so so peaceful. Although the owner and house keeper are are only a call away if needed - it's great that you just turn up, let yourself in and make yourself at home without any fuss. Clear instructions on how everything operates are there. The garden as so many others have said makes it really special with the lovely stream running its full depth. Perfect for dogs and I guess children - enough grass area for a game of five aside football?? The spacious rear entrance hall/utility room is especially good when you come in from a walk... The stable type door is also a treat when the weather's good! Shower mat and second countertop freezer (in addition to the undercounter fridge - small freezer compartment) are provided! Both double beds have excellent mattresses with lovely linen! All in all an excellent hideaway - but within only a few miles of Fishguard, beaches etc etc... We has a wonderful time and loved the cottage!

    Hi Adrian Thanks for your lovely comments and I am really glad you enjoyed Ty Gwyn. Once again, many thanks. Gerry Property Owner

    Reviewed by Adrian5.0Sep 2023



    Thank you for your feedback and I am pleased you enjoyed your visit to Ty Gwyn. Thank you for informing me of the kitchen smell which is now being investigated and addressed. Thanks again for your comments. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul3.8Sep 2023

  • "A lovely cottage in a beautiful location."

    Garden is brilliant for pets.

    Reviewed by Malcolm5.0Sep 2023

  • "A really lovely cosy cottage"

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely location."

    Clean and well maintained property. No negatives for us - would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Jun 2023

  • "We absolutely love this cottage have been here for the last few years and would have booked again for next year but the price has shot up by +30% so we are now looking else where."

    But its a fab place and I understand prices go up and owners have to put prices up. Fab while it lasted

    Thank you and we are pleased you still love Ty Gwyn. As you will be aware we have adjusted the price of Ty Gwyn on the basis of your feedback and comparisons with other similar properties. We trust you will enjoy your next visit. Property Owner

    Reviewed by June5.0Jun 2023

  • "Cottage is good, maybe bigger TV and a larger freezer, otherwise fine, location on tight s bend should be mentioned,can be tricky and worrying try to negotiate car parking,large farm vehicles use lane frequently."

    Reviewed by Barbara4.4May 2023

  • "This was our 4th visit to Ty Gwyn since 2015 and we continue to enjoy our stay there."

    No complaints whatsoever. The property continues to be presented to a high standard throughout and has a warm welcoming atmosphere.

    Reviewed by Gordon5.0Jan 2023

  • "The cottage was just how a cottage should be, lovely, cosy and beautiful."

    Truly didn't want to leave, was just perfect. Garden excellent for my son and my pup, they loved it. To a point my pup didn't wanna come in and seemed to wanna make Friends with the sheep. Perfect for Christmas, the only draw back was we didn't have a tree, seemed as though we had tree decorations dotted around the cottage but no Christmas tree. Just as a nice touch maybe put up a tree where the side table is by the two chairs in the t.v room. Everything else stunning and beautiful and thank you for a pleasant stay.

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Dec 2022

  • "Needs a big freezer!"

    ! Cannot fault this property we had such a lovely holiday and just the getaway we needed. Very clean, comfortable, private I just felt away from it all. We had 3 party family groups in local cottages celebrating a big birthday near by and Ty Gwyn was by far the best. I don’t like to say anything negative because this cottage doesn’t deserve a negative (I said on several occasions I want to live here!!) BUT it has a tiny (very frosted) freezer. I feel with the cost of living and the distance of shops a freezer IS A MUST!!! I went to co op in Fishguard (£55 for 2 days) so expensive!! We did a BIG shop Haverfordwest and had no freezer space at all. Winter coming, family holidays, food costs it NEEDS a decent freezer. ALSO, I agree with the previous comment on the shower mat. My 4 year old slipped and hit his head in the shower, I was very careful but once you use conditioner it really does need a shower mat. Would recommend, would return, love the holiday BUT needs a freezer and a shower mat for sure!!! Ps I felt we had summer duvets, low Tog. Especially in the single room needs a thicker tog. Lovely holiday, was happy all week just observations. Wishing you all the best

    Reviewed by Rose5.0Oct 2022

  • "Thank you so much, we really had a great time and loved the cottage."

    Everything you’d need was there and it was really cosy in the evenings. The dogs loved the garden and the cottage was ideally located to explore the Pembrokeshire Coast. The only very minor thing that could be considered to add to the cottage would be a non-slip shower mat available in the bathroom for use in the shower.

    Reviewed by Katrina5.0Oct 2022

  • "A lovely cottage in a smashing location but it does lack some facilities you might expect."

    It is the only self catering cottage that we’ve used that didn't provide a welcome package that has things like milk and a few nice bits in to get started. A bit disappointed in such a rural location where you don’t know where shops are! There is no freezer which is essential for a family of four self catering! The mattresses, quilts and pillows are in dire need of replacement. The TV couldn’t be much smaller and not ideal at all. The garden and dog friendly elements were super albeit that the dog barrier is broken for the stairs.

    Reviewed by Karen3.4Sep 2022

  • "Lovely property in a great location."

    Very peaceful and the enclosed garden was great for a dog

    Reviewed by Malcolm4.7Sep 2022

  • "Beautiful little cottage."

    Great location, close proximity to the coast. Loved the garden as did our dog. It was so hot we couldn't do much walking with the dog, the so the garden was great.

    Reviewed by Natalie4.4Aug 2022

  • "We had a really lovely holiday in Pembrokeshire and Ty Gwyn was a fantastic base for us: three adults, two dogs and a teenager."

    The main draw for us before booking was the large, enclosed garden and stand alone location of the house for the dogs. It proved an excellent choice in this regard and we all enjoyed paddling in a little brook alongside the garden (esp in the heatwave). The cottage is charming if a little small. The advertised images makes it look a lot bigger! Whilst very comfortable, the small cottage style windows make the dining room dark but fortunately, we spent most days eating outside as the weather was great. On the kitchen front, it’s perfectly workable and well equipped, our only recommendation (as we cooked in every day) would be the supply of some decent knives. Overall, the cottage was very clean on arrival, the fixtures and fittings of quality and the two double beds super comfortable. If I were to visit the area again, I’d definitely be happy to return to Ty Gwyn.

    Reviewed by Ann Louise4.4Jul 2022

  • "A lovely cottage, very homely."

    The garden is so peaceful and our dog absolutely loved it. Would highly recommend for a week of peace and tranquility. Lots of stunning places to visit within easy reach. First time to this area and would return.

    Thank you for your kind comments we are very glad you enjoyed your visit. Gerry & Jacqui Property Owner

    Reviewed by Donna5.0May 2022

  • "We had a wonderfully peaceful stay at Ty Gwyn."

    The garden was perfect for our dogs and the cottage was very comfortable and had everything we needed.

    Very pleased you enjoyed your stay at Ty Gwyn. Thank you. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0May 2022

  • "Just back from a week stay at Ty Gwyn."

    The cottage is beautiful, clean and well equipped, it makes a great base for exploring the area. The garden is gorgeous, our dog loved having a good run around and paddle in the stream. The garden is mostly enclosed but he managed to find an escape route via one of two drainage pipes which he went through onto the road at the front, luckily the road is very quiet and no damage was done, if the pipes could be covered with some chicken wire it would be completely enclosed. We spent the days exploring the beach around the area, I can recommend Newport & Cardigan Poppit beaches where you can walk for miles. Hopefully we’ll be returning next year

    Thank you for your comments and glad you enjoyed yourselves and that your dog is safe. Putting wire across the pipes can mean they get blocked when water is flowing but we will have a look at alternatives. Thanks again and we are really pleased that your are thinking of returning. Gerry & Jacqui Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0May 2022

  • "The cottage was in a lovely location."

    View from kitchen window pretty. Kitchen was well equipped. Mix of old and new. Loved the stone floors. Good to be able to take walks from cottage.

    Thank you for your comments and really glad you had a good time and pleased to see that you are coming back. Gerry & Jacqui Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Apr 2022

  • "Lovely cosy cottage, beautifully presented & really clean."

    Our dogs loved playing in the large garden. Great location for walkers & walking distance to the coastal path. Quite remote but we didn’t mind that, narrow roads, often single track with passing spaces which may not suit everyone. We loved our stay in such a spectacular area.

    Thank you very much we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay. Gerry & Jacqui Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Apr 2022

  • "Ty Gwyn is a beautiful cottage in a beautiful location."

    The cottage was clean, cosy and comfortable, and the flowers on the mantle piece were a lovely touch (tulips are my favourite)! A lady popped by to check on us on the first night which was really thoughtful (apologies if I seemed a little fraught, when I heard the front door I panicked a little thinking my dog may have escaped, he’s a bit of a ‘Houdini’!) which takes me on to the wonderful garden, it is just fantastic. So much space and beautiful. I was able to let my dog run free and he loved it. I did keep a training line on him just incase, as although it’s enclosed and safe, as mentioned above I have an accomplished escape artist, and a beagle in the countryside may always find a way! We enjoyed sitting outside in the evenings and watching for birds & foxes, and just enjoying the peace, with nothing but the sounds of the wildlife and the brook. It’s only a short drive to local amenities too so you are able to stock up for your stay. There is a folder of local walks in the cottage which was such a great thing to find. The beds were comfy and cottage itself perfect. Unfortunately due to work commitments we had to leave early in a bit of a rush, and I missed Ty Gwyn almost immediately. We’re hoping to book again as the whole family fell in love with Wales & this little cottage.

    Hi Danielle Thank you very much for your kind feedback on your stay at Ty Gwyn. We are really glad you enjoyed your visit and you summed up why we ( and Sali our spaniel ) love going there. It’s a shame you had to leave early but it is good that you are thinking of coming back to Wales. Thank you again/diolch yn fawr! Gerry & Jacqui. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Daniella5.0Apr 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay in Ty Gwyn."

    The cottage is very well equipped with a lovely garden and outdoor facilities. The bedroom was very cosy and comfortable. I was a bit chilly downstairs at times but popping the heating on for an extra hour soon warmed the room up. The open fire was nice to have but a bit smoky. The surrounding area had so many stunning walks. Would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Ruth4.7Oct 2021

  • "Lovely, comfortable cottage with wonderful walks from the doorstep."

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Oct 2021

  • "Lovely cottage with excellent privacy."

    The garden is a wonderful feature and our dog loved the freedom it provided.It was so nice to wander around the garden and admire the views, Thank you for a restful time .

    Reviewed by Jane3.4Sep 2021

  • "Loved the peace and quiet and access to walks."

    the house has been up-dated, kitchen etc. Very easy to keep walm if you need it, access to heating was good as I have at home. Can see me returning, a perfect place! Thanks to the lady down the road who rescued us when we arrived, she is a local in charge...a big Thank You!!! Angela M

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Aug 2021

  • "Just had our 3rd stay at this fab cottage."

    Loving the new bathroom and kitchen, so nice to see improvements being done. This is a great place to kick back and relax. Great base for exploring the surrounding area and great beaches where you can spot plenty of seals in the water. Fab walks and a great garden for BBQ or just relaxing, our dogs love messing in the stream. Love it that much have already booked for next year and cannot wait to go back

    Reviewed by June5.0Jun 2021

  • "Pros: Lovely quiet, peaceful location."

    Nice to sit in the south facing garden for meals with just the wildlife and the sound of the babbling brook for company. Large, secure grassed area for our dog to enjoy. Modern kitchen and bathroom were excellent. Cons: Low doorways to living room, dining room and bedrooms. I have bruises on my bruises from the number of times I banged my head! Dining room and living room were also quite dark as they are both north facing with small windows. We had a very enjoyable week and would recommend this cottage as a base to explore this beautiful region of Wales. Just remember to take your hard hat if you’re over 6 feet tall.

    Reviewed by David4.1Apr 2021

  • "Cosy, clean cottage, fabulous dog friendly garden with a lovely little Brook running through it."

    Amazing walks along the cliff tops.. There is space for your car but you do have to be careful when exiting and arriving as the cottage is on a bend. All in all a very nice and relaxing holiday.

    Reviewed by Dawn4.4Apr 2021

  • "Our children and dog really enjoyed the beautiful big garden, we loved watching all the visiting birds and seeing red kites soaring overhead."

    Fabulous setting close to the coastal path. All in all it was very idyllic. The cottage appears to have been updated recently with new kitchen and bathroom which were both lovely. We loved Ty Gwyn so much we have already booked to come back next year - can’t wait!

    Reviewed by Sam5.0Apr 2021

  • "Was far better than we expected, the photos don't do it justice."

    Our dogs loved the huge secure garden and paddling in the brook, Will certainly be coming back here again. Felt very safe as the cleanliness was spot on, and they left cleaning products, hand gel etc for you. Will most defiantly be rebooking.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Oct 2020

  • "This is the second holiday we have had at this cottage."

    We absolutely love it here and the dogs love the garden. It is ideal base for walking and exploring pembrokeshire. It is quiet and peaceful and an great place to recharge your batteries. We have already booked to come again next year and we cannot wait

    Reviewed by June5.0Oct 2020

  • "There were a few issues with this cottage, some of which we have noted for the caretaker."

    The bedroom windows were extremely hard to open - possibly the wood had warped in the weather? The bath has some small bare patches where the white enamel has come off, and the use of hot and cold taps controlling the shower made it hard to achieve the right water temperature. Overall we would not choose to stay at Ty Gwyn again, though we loved its location and the area.

    Reviewed by Michael3.4Sep 2020

  • "We enjoyed our August stay at Ty Gwynn."

    The cottage is good if you are looking to explore the Pembrokeshire coast and it is just a short walk to join the long distance path. The cottage is well presented, with a traditional feel, retains its original sash windows to the front, and has a lovely large rear garden. Positives: Well presented and clean. Well preserved house with traditional feel, slate floor to dining room, but also cosy new carpets and modern comfortable sofa in the living room, nice selection of books. Upgraded outdoor seating and table in sunny spot perfect for summer outdoor evenings. Efficient central heating for colder nights too. Negatives: 1. One bathroom on the ground floor. Not a big issue, but was disappointed that there was no thermostatically controlled shower mixer. This would be beneficial to update as the temperature control was tricky and water flow fairly weak. Plenty of hot water, just needs a better delivery system. A creature comfort worth investing in for customer satisfaction. 2. The main double bed mattress springing was unfortunately quite worn out. I had back pain after a week of sleeping on it and would advise they replace this mattress. The second double bed's mattress (which presumably gets less wear) was much better, but our son had to sleep on this because the single bed frame was broken. To their absolute credit, the owner's housekeeper contacted us as soon as they were made made aware of this by the previous occupant. 3. Owners have recently had the exterior redecorated, which makes it very presentable. Unfortunately, the decorators had painted the sash window to the 2nd bedroom shut, which mean that room was stuffy for our son. Just needs some easing and adjusting to fix this, but a professional decorator should know better - it's a common trade problem. Overall: We did enjoy ourselves. The house and location have much to offer. Only let down by shower and mattress. Otherwise would give it a higher rating.

    Reviewed by Matthew3.8Aug 2020

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  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x single
  • Ground-floor bathroom with shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • TV, WiFi
  • Logs for the fire are not provided but available locally
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Private patio with picnic bench, fenced large lawn area with furniture (may not dog proof depending on your dog)
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome (additional charge applies)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.8 miles, pub 3.6 miles, coast 0.5 mile
  • Note: This property does not have a charging point for electric vehicles and charging from within the property is prohibited
  • Note: Please bring own beach towels and cot linen
  • Note: Please keep dogs downstairs and on hard floor areas only

The property

Goodwick 3.6 miles.

Nestled on the outskirts of the hamlet of Trefasser near Goodwick, in amongst the stunning surroundings of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, is this charming, two-bedroom cottage, Ty Gwyn.

Benefitting from a traditional feel and character with contemporary comforts, as well as off-road parking, dog-friendly living and close proximity to the coast, Ty Gwyn welcomes four guests to enjoy a memorable getaway in this lovely corner of South Wales.

Park up off-road and enter your new home-from-home to be impressed by the well-equipped kitchen, boasting all the essentials required to whip up tasty dishes for the whole family; settle down at the dining table ready to tuck into a feast, toasting a memorable holiday over a cold bottle of fizz or curl up in the inviting sitting room, adorning a roaring open fire perfect for cooler evenings.

If you prefer to dine alfresco, head outside to take advantage of the charming private patio, where you can soak up far-reaching views of the lush rolling hills, before washing away the day in the ground-floor shower room.

Hunker down in one of three well-adorned bedrooms, comprising of two doubles and a single, waking feeling rejuvenated and ready to take on another day of adventures.

In the morning, head into the charming village of Trefasser itself, ideal for a leisurely stroll whilst admiring the traditional Welsh architecture and peaceful atmosphere; head into the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, where you can sample a range of walking trails and take advantage of birdwatching opportunities or explore the Preseli Hills, a range of hills and moorland.

Travel to Castell Henllys, an Iron Age hillfort located only a short car journey away, take a guided tour to learn more about the history of the area or spend the day at Poppit Sands, a beautiful beach with sandy trails and clear waters where you can delight a refreshing dip!

With St. Dogmaels Abbey and the Pembrokeshire Llys-y-Fran Reservoir and Country Park also close by, you’ll have plenty to see and do.

Escape to Pembrokeshire, with a stay at Ty Gwyn.

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About the location


Fishguard 2 miles; Newport 9 miles; St. Davids 15 miles.

Goodwick is a picturesque coastal village overlooking the bay where the twice daily ferries run to Ireland. With a variety of shops, cafes, pubs and a small supermarket, it offers everything you need. The twin town of Fishguard is only two miles away, where you will find more unique shops, a delicatessen, pubs, restaurants and the Last Invasion Tapestry, which is based on the famous Welsh ladies' victory over the French and has been compared to the Bayeux Tapestry. Located in such a great coastal position, the Pembrokeshire and Cardiganshire section of the world-famous Welsh coastal path is right on your doorstep, so enjoy the scenic walks, outstandingly beautiful beaches, the opportunity to watch dolphins and seals and so much more! From lazy, warm summer days to wild and windy winter days, the scenery is ever-changing and always remarkable. Historic castles, theme parks, art galleries, kayaking, coasteering and boat trips to the islands are all nearby and St. Davids, the smallest city in the UK, with its magnificent cathedral is a short drive away, while the coastal town of Newport, with its fantastic beach, is closer still. A perfect location all year round.