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Smugglers

Lydstep, South Wales & Pembrokeshire (Ref. 1037234)

4.8

Excellent

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Broadband / WiFi

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23 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a lovely break at Smugglers cottage, which is in an ideal position to visit the beaches and amenities in Pembrokeshire."

    The property was clean, light, nicely decorated, and comfortably furnished. The kitchen was well equipped and met our needs. We met the owner on our arrival who was very friendly and helpful, but not intrusive in any way. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would like to return.

    Reviewed by PaulMay 2022

  • "An amazing place clean comfortable and very well located one of the best ..."

    An amazing place clean comfortable and very well located one of the best cottages we have had so peaceful very relaxing the cottage is bigger then it looked very good parking to and a safe pebbled garden if you have a dog or toddler it has a gate only saw the owners in passing but we got to have a quick chat gave us some lovely places to visit and glad we went we hope to return to the cottage later this year

    Reviewed by JeanMay 2022

  • "We had an enjoyable stay at Smugglers (our second time) and found the property very comfortable and suitable us and our dog Poppy."

    We would like to thank the property owners for their kindness and for making our stay a happy occasion, Paul and Della Curtis

    Reviewed by DellaApr 2022

  • "Very nice cottage."

    The owners were very nice and friendly.

    Reviewed by HuwMar 2022

  • "Lovely cottage, warm, clean and comfortable."

    Thoughtful welcome gifts of prosseco and tea cakes - much appreciated. As it was still quite cold at night a slightly thicker duvet would have been appreciated. All in all though - highly recommended.

    Reviewed by LindaMar 2022

  • "Perfect place to stay in order to explore the Pembrokeshire coast."

    Can't fault the cottage - warm and welcoming with all the facilities needed for a lovely week's stay.

    Reviewed by TonyFeb 2022

  • "We had a fantastic time."

    The weather was wild and wet but we still enjoyed the walks with our dog down to the beach. It would be even better with sunny, warm days. The cottage was a little hard to find, it being behind the Spa that the postcode takes you to. We had a lovely warm welcome with some fizz and welsh cakes, milk, tea, coffee and sugar. All very clean with everything we needed too. Very cosy and peaceful to come back to after a day out, walking. Slight problem is that my dog managed to find a way out of the enclosed garden so we had to keep her on the lead. But no complaints at all, otherwise. Thankyou for a lovely weekend break.

    Reviewed by HelenFeb 2022

  • "Great location, and the cottage was equipped really well."

    Very useful to have an outside area where our dog could be 'contained' for a short while, eg while eating her food. Also handy dog-walking areas, as well as the lovely cliff top.

    Reviewed by FrancesFeb 2022

  • "Brill stay nice friendly owners will def be back again in the winter nice ..."

    Brill stay nice friendly owners will def be back again in the winter nice clean place dog friendly home from home will book again

    Reviewed by JohnJan 2022

  • "Smugglers is a lovely, clean, well-equipped cottage in a great location near to Tenby."

    We had a great break exploring the locality - the owner’s local knowledge was particularly helpful. There are lovely walks from the cottage as well as beautiful beaches to discover nearby. The cottage provided all we needed for a very comfortable stay.

    Reviewed by RuthAug 2021

  • "Photos and description don’t indicate clearly enough the close proximity of the owners house resulting in a lack of privacy."

    Reviewed by GillJul 2021

  • "We enjoyed our stay at the Smugglers, I could recommend that an ironing board and iron are provided, very good location to the beach and Tenby."

    Very clean and cosy cottage.

    Reviewed by DonnaJul 2021

  • "It would have been useful to have a map of the area but maybe Covid-19 prevented that."

    Reviewed by PennyJun 2021

  • "A really lovely cottage, spotlessly clean and very comfortable in an excellent location."

    Some great walks and places to visit in the area. Probably the best we have stayed in over the years.

    Reviewed by NeilMay 2021

  • "Superb setting and really good place to stay."

    Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by MichaelApr 2021

  • "Smugglers Cottage ticked all the boxes for a wonderful week in Pembrokeshire."

    The cottage was comfortable, spotless and in a perfect location.

    Reviewed by JuliaApr 2021

  • "Very clean and welcoming."

    Excellent location

    Reviewed by JulieMar 2021

  • "Spotless cottage with all the comforts of home."

    Lovely location with everything at the doorstep...beaches, shops and restaurants ( when they are open). We had one of our best get aways at Smugglers. We will definitely be booking with Smugglers owners again.

    Reviewed by GinaDec 2020

  • "Spotlessly clean on arrival!"

    Which gave us comfort especially during these hard times of covid! Nice equipped cottage with comfy beds! In a quiet, beautiful location with wonderful walks! A superb welcome gift was waiting on the table in the kitchen! Friendly owners who respect your privacy but are there if needed! Great walks all around and incredible beaches too! Very dog friendly and Oakley our dog enjoyed his stay just as much as we as a family did! A very much needed break was enjoyed by all! Thank you I would highly recommend and would also return back if we chose to visit this side of Wales again!

    Reviewed by HeatherOct 2020

  • "Would of been useful to have a map for walking when we arrived, were not sure ..."

    Would of been useful to have a map for walking when we arrived, were not sure where we could walk to start with, after asking a few locals we were OK

    Reviewed by JacquelineSep 2020

  • "Excellent location, lots to do with the children right on the door step."

    Lovely village location, within walking distance to places to drink and restaurants and a nice little park. Owners very friendly and welcoming, prosecco, milk and welsh cakes were a lovely surprise. The cottage itself was spotless, beds comfy, modern bathroom and bedrooms tastefully decorated. We are in the holiday cottage business ourselves and this place definitely deserves atleast four stars, not three! A wonderful stay, we have already booked for next May. Can't wait to return.

    Reviewed by SuzanneAug 2020

  • "A fantastic place."

    Great location, able to walk to the beach and beautiful clifftop walks. Would definitely visit again.

    Reviewed by LisaAug 2020

  • "Enjoyed our stay."

    The Smugglers is a good base for exploring the stunning coastline. It's great to be able to stroll down the lane and be on the coastal path in minutes. The prosecco and Welsh cakes were a very welcome suprise when we arrived. The property is opposite the owners house which means when you sit outside it is overlooked, however they are careful to keep themselves to themselves.

    Reviewed by WendyJul 2020

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Summary

  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV with Netflix and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available upon request
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed gravelled area with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.5 miles and pub 0.1 miles

The property

A stones throw away from the coast set in the heart of Lydstep, near the village of Manorbier is the charming ground-floor property, Smugglers.

The property rests in the grounds of the owner’s home and has been completely renovated inside with all quality fixtures and fittings with a lovely light décor.

Entering the property, be welcomed into an open-plan living space which comes with a sofa and armchair where you can look forward to relaxing and unwinding in front of the TV and catch up on your favourite shows with the provided Netflix account.

Behind this is a kitchen which has a set of cream units and sleek wooden worktops housing all the appliances needed for cooking up some delicious meals.

Gather at the dining table to enjoy a lovingly-made meal and discuss the day’s events with a refreshing glass of sparkling wine.

Once the evening draws to a close, retire to one of the two well-presented bedrooms in the form of a king-size and a twin, offering matching bedside tables and lamps for some late night reading and plenty of storage space.

To the front of the property is an enclosed gravel garden where you can take your morning cup of tea and indulge in a good book whilst the sun rise or sets.

A short walk down the lane takes you to the rugged Coastal Path, the best way to really appreciate the stunning coastline.

At low tide you must explore the Lydstep Caverns and Smugglers Caves or stroll along the Lydstep Haven beach.

Lydstep has a fantastic village pub which is extremely popular and also Waves restaurant where you can dine overlooking the bay or treat yourself to a pamper session in the Celtic Haven spa, all within walking distance.

Just down the coast is the village of Manorbier which has a convenience store for all the essentials.

For a spot of history, make sure you visit the 11th century Castle, or enjoy a long relaxing afternoon at Manorbiers world class surfing beach where you can sunbathe, swim or take the opportunity for some watersports such as kayaking and sea fishing.

Smugglers is the perfect property for holidays to the coast.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location

LYDSTEP

Tenby 4 miles; Pembroke 7.5 miles; Saundersfoot 6.9 miles.

The tranquil seaside village of Lydstep is situated on the outskirts of Tenby set on the headlands accessing the 186 mile Pembrokeshire Coastal Path. Lydstep boasts stunning views over to Caldey, Lundy and Cornish Coast on a clear day. A short drive away is the world famous medieval walled town of Tenby, the bustling seaside resort is picturesque with its harbour and cobbled streets. Sample its range of fantastic restaurants, cafes, pubs and shops, as well as its 4 award winning, glorious sandy beaches. Situated just off the coast of Tenby is the wonderful Monastic Island of Caldey, which is open to visitors by boat on summer weekdays and Saturdays. There are two excellent golf courses within a short drive including Trefloyne and Tenbys Links Course which challenges even the best of golfers! Whatever the time of year there is so much to see and do from exploring the castles to the family favourite Folly Farm with its amazing vintage funfair and zoo which is within easy reach along with Oakwood Theme Park and its white knuckle rides. Lydstep is a wonderful location on the memorable southern coast of Wales.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas