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Foxglove Cottage

(Ref. 1076682)

Whitland, South Wales & Pembrokeshire Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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34 Customer Reviews

  • "Booked foxglove cottage in Pembrokeshire."

    Alarm bells should have rang when the owner said the tumble dryer wasn’t working and blamed the people before us which I found a bit bizarre as they may not have even used it. The tumble dryer was not repaired The outside lighting was poor and the main light not working plus spent an hour trying to get the heating working. The lanes to and from the cottage are an absolute nightmare especially with the biblical weather flooding the roads making them impassable. With storm Cieran coming in we decided to come back on the Wednesday night due to most roads flooded. We informed the owners we were leaving early so they could organise repairs to tumble dryer etc and left the cottage as we found it only to get charged for a mark on a rug which we did not do. In the process of challenging this and so annoyed and Sykes no help at all so don’t rely on them. We are putting it down to being courteous and letting them have more time to inspect the cottage rather than a few hours on a Saturday as we didn’t notice it - we put all the recycle bins out turned the heating off made sure everything was spic and span and left one light on for safety as leaving it unoccupied.They took money without consent or comms and when we challenged this they simply say go to citizens advice. My bank is now taking this on as we treated the property with the highest regard and followed all the rules and so disappointed and spoilt a lovely time. The cottage itself is lovely and garden great but the lanes are a nightmare - 45-50 mins drive to coast and sat nav takes you through the lanes so avoid this stay in main roads as many lanes were flooded and had to do 6 point turns to turn round. I would not recommend this property simply because the owner blamed us for something we did not do with no conversations and took money from my bank account. Be careful with this one and check everything before you settle in as we didn’t even notice a small mark on the rug which we did not do. They believed the dogs marked the rug when we did not let them upstairs - this mark was not done by us and the owners blamed us for something that had already been done Date of experience: 03 November 2023

    Reviewed by Richard3.1Oct 2023

  • "Lovely cottage, everything & more was there, great welcome gifts for us."

    We couldn’t get the tv to work so phoned owners & they came within a short time & resolved the problem. Lovely break shame about the weather.

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Sep 2023

  • "Very nice cottage which was well equipped."

    The welcome gifts were much appreciated, thank you. The cottage was a good base to visit lots of lovely places. Our favourite was Stackpole Quay, leading to Barafundle Bay, which was truly lovely. There is a decent co-op in Whitland and a farm shop which has some lovely produce. The only slight downside for us was that the garden wasn't secure enough for our dog but that was more to do with the fact that he's still quite young and not trained as well as he could be. The garden was large though and there was plenty of room to park. All in all a very pleasant holiday.

    Reviewed by Therese5.0Sep 2023

  • "We loved everything about Foxglove Cottage,particularly impressed with all the little extras left by the owners."

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Aug 2023

  • "The cottage was clean, well equipped and very spacious with a large garden."

    The location of the cottage was peaceful and well placed for visiting the popular attractions. However these can only be reached by first driving through some very narrow lanes, most barely more than one car width, which spoiled our experience somewhat. As much as we enjoyed the cottage this would put us off returning.

    Reviewed by David4.7Jul 2023

  • "Lovely, comfortable stay."

    Well thought out and good facilities. Welcome pack was gratefully received. Nice garden and generous parking. Great view and appreciated the new loungers. A lot of effort has been put in to make the property a home from home.

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Jun 2023

  • "Well equipped property with enclosed garden making it easy to holiday with your ..."

    Well equipped property with enclosed garden making it easy to holiday with your dog , in a good location for exploring Pembrokeshire with plenty of walks and lovely beaches

    Reviewed by Elizabeth4.4Jun 2023

  • "Thank you for such a fabulous stay!"

    The house was perfect for our family and dogs, and the location and views were second to none

    Reviewed by Liz5.0May 2023

  • "Very relaxing stay, clean and comfortable."


    Reviewed by Lois5.0Apr 2023

  • "A quiet, cosy cottage that was clean, spacious and well-equipped."

    The owners provided a great welcome pack too. Weather largely prevented use of outdoor space sadly, but there are lovely views from the back of the property. Would definitely consider staying here again. Possibly the best Sykes property we’ve stayed in and we’ve stayed in quite a few!

    Reviewed by Helen4.7Apr 2023

  • "This is the second, but definitely not the last time we will be staying in fox glove cottage."

    . we fell in love with the cottage from the pictures and the first visit confirmed the reason why. This is by far the best place we have ever stayed in. The owners are fantastic and they go above and beyond to make everything absolutely perfect. The cottage is close to so many beautiful spots in wales, Saundersfoot, Tenby, Oakwood, folly farm, heatherton and so many more places. But the cottage for us is a place of peace and relaxation, we just unpack sit back eat and relax it really is home from home. There is nothing that’s not there for the perfect stay, they both have thought of every single detail and more. The place is just magical and I mean that, it has a charm and is just so comfortable… this is my favourite cottage by a million miles. If you’re thinking of booking and not sure please take my word for it, it’s worth every single penny, and more.. we can’t wait for the next visit.. thanks for having us and thanks for making not only ours but everyone’s stay just so beautiful and perfect .. xx

    Reviewed by Lauren5.0Apr 2023

  • "Absolutely brilliant place to stay."

    Perfect getaway for the family and dogs. Nice and secluded but close enough to civilisation if you need anything.

    Reviewed by Jonty4.7Mar 2023

  • "This property was absolutely fantastic, I can’t even begin to explain how amazing it was there."

    From the moment we stepped foot into foxglove cottage. We fell in love with it. The cottage was absolutely immaculate. There wasn’t an item out of place. It was one of the cleanest places I have ever had the pleasure of staying in in my entire life. It was absolutely beautiful and it is an absolute credit to Frankie and Matthew, who take so much pride in the place, you can tell how much they love it there. The property literally had everything you needed. We never left the property for the whole week. It was absolutely perfect for cosy days and nights in. There were books available for reading games available for playing TV for the children DVDs colouring books and so much more. The grounds themselves were fantastic for the dogs. It was all secluded and locked in so the dogs could be let off the lead and had the freedom of the whole garden and the view off of the grounds into the valley was absolutely beautiful. We enjoyed several home-cooked meals in the beautiful kitchen of foxgloves. It had everything I needed in order to prepare and dish up amazing food. We were so mesmerised by the property. There were little surprises around every corner. The little touches that Frankie and Matthew had added to the cottage to make sure everybody’s needs are met were just unbelievable. Things I would never even have thought of myself when I’ve been at other properties but Frankie and Mathew had thought of everything for everybody. I don’t think I’ve ever felt so welcome in a property before as soon as we stepped foot in there it felt like home from home. Everything was so clean and crisp. The beds are absolutely spectacularly comfortable. I slept like a baby for the whole seven days… without giving too much away because obviously it’s a joy to be able to go to Foxglove and discover all the little hidden gems that Matthew and Frankie have left there, but my favourite had to be the photo album of the foxglove cottage being renovated, I sat one night, just looking through the pictures and it really felt like they took you on the journey that they went on to make the property as beautiful as it is. I can’t recommend this property enough and we will 100% be returning again whether that be for a few days or a few weeks at a time now I know foxglove cottage is nestled away in Whitland Frankie and Matthew won’t be able to get rid of us. If you’ve seen the property and you’re contemplating booking you won’t be disappointed. Fantastic..

    Reviewed by Lauren5.0Mar 2023

  • "Everything we could have wished for."

    Cosy, comfortable and welcoming. We have already recommended the cottage to others. An ideal location to walk the coast and visit local attractions.

    Reviewed by Anne-marie5.0Sep 2022

  • "Everything was spot on, thank you."

    The house was impressive and probably the best we have stayed in, certainly in the UK. The home was perfectly located too, nothing was more than 45 minutes away. Tenby was lovely as was Fishguard, Solva, Saundersfoot, Narberth, Newgale, Barafundle bay, Stackpole quay and more. My photos can be found here - Regards Paul And Lesley

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Sep 2022

  • "Wow. What a wonderful location for peace and solitude but only 10 minutes from the beach."

    Foxglove had everything and more you could want and need during our stay. Very clean and nicely furnished. Thankyou for the wonderful gifts left for us/the children and the doggy by Mathew and frankie. Great secure garden for our dog but, note he was only allowed down stairs, but fully appreciate that other guests staying my not have dogs and not all dog owners allow their fur babies full access to all areas, not an issue for us as it was clearly stated in the details when booking. We will definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Mandy5.0Aug 2022

  • "Lovely cottage with everything one could want for a wonderful holiday."

    Great are for exploring the area

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Jul 2022

  • "Absolutely gorgeous cottage."

    The owners have literally thought of everything they could include. And fantastic views.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jul 2022

  • "The cottage was wonderful as was the setting such amazing views."

    So peaceful and quiet. The cottage was equipped with everything we needed the owners had thought of everything even games and films for rainy days. There are beautiful beaches within 20 minutes drive and lots of lovely places to eat out that were equally close by no pubs in walking distance though. Please check times for serving food though as most places we found has set times to serve food. The small co op store in Whitland has everything we needed the nearest M&S and Morrisons were about half an hour away in Carmarthen. The vineyard opposite the cottage is well worth a visit Andy is really helpful with wine information. When we booked we thought we were going to a completely dog friendly cottage but when we arrived with our 2 dogs we were surprised at the restrictions that had not been listed. We allow our dogs upstairs although this is not everyones choice it is ours and our options were keeping them downstairs or in the large well built kennel if we weren’t downstairs with them. However we shared this feedback with the owners yesterday and have noted a change to the details about the cottage today so brilliant speedy response noted. Would recommend the cottage if you have no dogs or don’t allow them upstairs sadly this will stop us rebooking but that’s the only reason would love to return to foxglove cottage otherwise. Big thank you for the lovely wine flowers and chocolates and for the doggy treats. The Turners

    Reviewed by Wendy4.4Jun 2022

  • "There were issues regarding the television at the start of the holiday."

    Fantastic views from the house. Hubby would have liked a pub a bit nearer.

    We're glad you enjoyed your stay. Thankfully the problem with the TV was sorted out almost immediately once the TV channel was put on HDMI. A pub closer by would be great, luckily we have a stunning pembrokeshire vineyard as our next-door neighbours ❤️ Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anne4.7May 2022

  • "Lovely stay, at a clean well maintained and beautiful cottage."

    Equipped with just about everything you could wish for. The owners have gone above and beyond to accommodate their guests needs and the extra touches like welcome gifts for both humans and dogs is a lovely thought. Would definitely book again for a future stay in Pembrokeshire.

    Reviewed by Jo5.0May 2022

  • "Our second visit to Foxglove this year."

    It is the perfect cottage for a break in a lovely part of South Wales. The cottage is very well equipped and comfortable with some great views of the local countryside. We explored some new beaches and towns and villages this time and there are many more that we didn’t have time for in our week that we would like to visit. Ashley our cocker spaniel puppy loved his holiday and appreciated the doggy biscuits that had been left for him. Great to be able to keep in touch with the owners by text.

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Apr 2022

  • "A fantastic cottage."

    Much more spacious than I expected from photos. Lots of lovely touches (and gifts!) to make it feel a real home from home. Stunning views from the back garden and close proximity to many Pembrokeshire pleasures, not least the stunning (dog friendly) beaches. A great place for families and those with dogs (and both!).

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Apr 2022

  • "Beautifully furnished everything you need ,cottage is set in a peaceful location with amazing views, stunning beaches a short drive from cottage."

    Would recommend staying here if you want peace and quiet, will definitely return .

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Mar 2022

  • "The cottage was perfect and had everything that we needed."

    The owners kept in touch by text and it was great to know that we could easily contact them if we needed to. The cottage is in a lovely setting and we felt at home there as soon as we arrived. we had some great winter walks along the beach with Ashley our puppy and some relaxing evenings in the cottage. We loved it so much we have already booked to go back in April.

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Jan 2022

  • "What a fantastic place."

    We booked this last minute (same day as arrival) for New Year and the hosts couldn’t have been anymore accommodating to ensure the property was ready for our arrival only 5 hours later! The cottage is amazing and spotlessly clean with everything you could ever need for a relaxing stay and the nice gifts left by the host on arrival ensures the your stay gets off to the best possible start. All the rooms are spacious and the garden is huge with sweeping views across the countryside, ideal for walks or a short drive (15min) to the lovely golden beaches of South Wales. We never normally go back to the same place twice but are already looking to rebook here later in the year.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Dec 2021

  • "Lovely place beautiful views everything provided felt really spoilt even fresh flowers and goodies ."

    Reviewed by Dilys5.0Nov 2021

  • "Wonderful cottage with lovely hosts."

    Very relaxing holiday with everything you need supplied including lots of little extras - chocolate, wine , Welsh cakes and fresh flowers . We really enjoyed staying here - garden and kennels brilliant too for the doggies. Thank you to Our lovely hosts for being so kind and helpful when we lost our car keys in the last day ( not a good day)! Highly recommended!!!!!

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Oct 2021

  • "I would highly recommend Foxglove Cottage."

    This is probably the best holiday let we have stayed in and we have stayed in many. The owners Matthew and Frankie have thought of everything and do not leave the dogs out. The cottage is so homely and I have already recommended it to friends. We had texts from Matthew and Frankie to check everything was ok and the welcome gifts were so lovely, again not forgetting the dog. We will definitely visit again.

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Sep 2021

  • "This is probably one of the nicest, most well-equipped and comfortable holiday rental we have used (and we go on holiday a lot!"

    ) The house was immaculate, had everything we needed and the little extra treats for us as parents (wine, milk and Welsh cakes ), our boys (lollies and choc) and the dogs (treats and a tennis ball) were very well received and appreciated. As owners of 2 dogs, we are often given the old, tired lodge, or allowed to rent a house with lower standards. It was a refreshing change to have such a beautiful property and have our furry companions with us. There is loads to do in the local area; this was probably one of the best holidays we’ve had in the UK and we would definitely recommend it. Matthew and Frankie did an amazing job as holiday hosts and we’d love to visit again.

    Reviewed by Katie5.0Aug 2021

  • "If you want a beautiful tranquil cottage with stunning views then this is the one for you!"

    It’s light, airy and spacious enough for a family of 5. It’s set in a small cluster of 4 or 5 houses about 2 miles from Whitland. It is a great base in which to explore this amazing area of Wales. The kitchen has a washer, drier, dishwasher, large fridge freezer and even an Alexa. We had wine, milk, chocolates and biscuits left by the owners. The lounge is large with ample sofas, a few games and lovely homely touches. The bonus of this house is a downstairs toilet too! There is also a large garden, outdoor seating areas and twinkly lights at night. Upstairs there are 2 beautiful bedrooms, with ample storage, hairdrier and even a range of spare toiletries (with an honesty box). The owners really have thought of everything! We spent our days exploring the beaches and found Foxglove cottage to be a fantastic base! And an added bonus - the owners were on hand to answer questions and recommend activities. We had a fabulous week, would highly recommend the cottage and would love to come back.

    Reviewed by Heather5.0Aug 2021

  • "This was the best equipped cottage we’ve ever stayed in."

    We wanted for nothing on our two week stay and could have easily moved in forever! It was really spacious and comfortable with lots of personal touches from the owner ie. Milk in the fridge and wine on the table. It’s quiet and rural but really well placed to explore Pembrokeshire. The owners really have done a great job of making an exceptional holiday home.

    Reviewed by Victoria5.0Aug 2021

  • "Even though we didnt meet our hosts they were easy to contact and talk to on text and welcomed us when we arrived and checked in with us part way through our stay and were happy to answer any questions we had - we felt like we knew them quite well by the time we left, which was nice and made the whole experience a lot more personal."

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Jul 2021

  • "Foxglove cottage is a very cosy and well equipped cottage, everything you need to make your stay perfect, even down to the dog treats and towel!"

    Frankie and Matthew were excellent hosts and were always available to help or advise. The location is central and the cottage has beautiful views from the garden.

    Reviewed by Kathryn5.0Jul 2021

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x family room with 3 x singles
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Oil central heating and electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request
  • Off-road parking for four cars
  • Enclosed front lawn with furniture
  • Kenneling for dogs
  • Side courtyard
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome (more on request)
  • Please be aware dogs are not permitted upstairs and on the soft furnishings and sofas
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 1.9 miles

The property

A beautiful countryside cottage settled on the outskirts of Whitland, Foxglove Cottage offers a superb base for exploring both the coast and countryside of Wales.

Perfect for families or groups of friends to escape with their canine companions, this property offers all you could need for a memorable stay.

Park up in the ample space on the drive before venturing inside to discover a spacious kitchen/diner; whip up a tasty treat for the group with the assistance of the utensils and appliances at hand, with the kitchen hosting all you could need for a self-catering stay even including a dishwasher, washing machine and a tumble dryer!

Carry your conversations through to the well-presented sitting room where you can flick on the electric fire in the winter months to bring a welcoming warmth to the room, while the spacious lawn is perfect for the summer months where your canine companions can play as you soak in your stunning scenery.

Venture up to the first floor to find the two bedrooms offering a flexible sleeping arrangement for a variety of group needs; choose from a family room with a 3 single beds, as well as a king-size room, both bedrooms boasting a stylish interior and plenty of storage space for your personal belongings.

The cottage boasts a delightful position for exploring all that this area of Wales has to offer, as well as the local market town of Whitland being within easy reach where you will find all you could need for your self-catering stay including shops, pubs and eateries settled amidst the beauty of the River Tâf, as well as a handy train station and the wonderful Hywel Dda Gardens and Interpretive Centre, with six scenic gardens to explore.

Narberth is well-worth a visit for its beautiful Georgian architecture and even more delectable eateries to take your pick from, as well as Carmarthen for its plentiful shops and quaint tea rooms.

For a day at the coast be sure to take a trip to the pretty harbour town of Tenby where you can soak in the sun on the beach, take a boat trip out to Caldey Island, and enjoy scenic walks with your canine companions, while even more wonderful walking routes can be found along the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, with plenty of opportunities for a picnic too!

In easy reach of so much coastal and countryside excitement, Foxglove Cottage makes a fantastic choice at any time of the year.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Narberth 6.6 miles; Carmarthen 15 miles.

Whitland is a small market town lying on the River Tâf, 15 miles from Carmarthen. The small centre has an array of little shops, pubs, a train station, eating places and the Hywel Dda Gardens and Interpretive Centre, with 6 delightful gardens to explore. Nearby, a visit to the beautiful town of Narberth, with its colourful Georgian houses, plentiful shops, bars, bistros and restaurants will not disappoint. A trip to Carmarthen offers more shops, restaurants, tea rooms, a cinema and the pretty steam railway ride or a visit to the mysterious Merlin's Centre. The walkers in your party will be spoilt for choice with the Preseli Hills nearby and the renowned Pembrokeshire Coast Path easily reached nearby. The sandy beaches of Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire beckon for lazy days in summer and brisk walks in winter while the Heatherton Park, the wonderful Welsh Zoo as seen on TV, Folly Farm and many more are perfect for family fun days out. With so much to see and do, one visit to this great location just may not be enough.

Please be aware dogs are not permitted upstairs and on the soft furnishings and sofas.
Note: This property only accepts bookings starting and finishing on Saturday

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas