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Puffin Cottage

Llanboidy, South Wales & Pembrokeshire (Ref. 924599)


(18 ratings)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Off road parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Cot available
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Highchair available

Reviews & Ratings

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18 Customer Reviews

  • "Absolutely beautiful place, this place was better than we imagined."

    The accommodation was wonderful, spacious and clean we had everything we needed for a self catering holiday and more.The woodland grounds are superb and walking with your dogs you felt so safe in your own little estate.The lake is a fantastic spot and fishing was good, be prepared there are monsters in there my daughter had her rod pulled in and across the lake it was hilarious and memorable.The heated pool was a great bonus finishing the evening with a dip.The owners live on site and made you feel at home from the minute you arrive.Rob thank you for everything and I will contact you soon for our second visit.

    Reviewed by PeterJun 2022

  • "This was our second stay at the cottages and as we expected it was great pleasure for our whole family."

    Kids loved the swimming pool and the great outdoor space, such a peacefull place. Big thank you to the owner Mr.Churchill.

    Reviewed by MiroslavaApr 2022

  • "We have used Sykes cottages before and they met all my expectations although I could do with less marketing emails."

    The cottage and its owners were fantastic and far exceeded all our expectations. Brilliant holiday

    Reviewed by MargaretSep 2021

  • "The location was beautiful and the pool was terrific for both us and the grandchildren."

    Downside for us was the unattended roaming of dogs. One instance a spaniel puppy invaded our cottage running over the furnature and frightening my wife and grandchildren. Second, while having a drink and enjoying the lovely view at the rear, a large labrador appeared on the lawn and depositted a large pile of poo!! Because we had 2 boys playing on the lawn and our next door neighbours had children we were obliged to remove the offending left behind ourselves, although we had no dogs of our own. Not a nice thing to have to do on our holiday.

    Reviewed by SusanAug 2021

  • "The timed slots for the pool worked well, owners friendly and helpful."

    views were great and very peaceful

    Reviewed by DanJul 2021

  • "The Cottage was lovely with everything that you needed , ground around the cottage are exceptional, ideal for the dog and the swimming pool was lovely and warm ."

    Reviewed by DavidJun 2021

  • "Myself & members of my Family were more than Happy with all the facilities ..."

    Myself & members of my Family were more than Happy with all the facilities at Puffin Cottage The setting was Fabulous & was a Superb place for a relaxed getaway Would absolutely re-book when we are back in South Wales The Hosts were Very friendly & met all our needs

    Reviewed by AdrianJun 2021

  • "Fantastic property, lovely hosts."

    Felt incredibly safe with Covid safety precautions. Beautiful spot which allowed us to explore all of Pembrokeshire and it's stunning scenery. Would really recommend, a great place to stay.

    Reviewed by LydiaSep 2020

  • "We were a little anxious about cleanliness, due to the COVID pandemic, but as soon as we arrived, felt completely at ease."

    The family live on site and are only too pleased to help. The cottage was very clean, well equipped and comfortable, although we took our own pillows (our choice). We loved the heated pool, which you book through the owner, to use individually as a cottage. My grand daughter loved the play area too. A bonus for us was watching the stars as no light pollution. The cottage is one of four converted for rent and set in beautiful countryside but you do have to drive at least half an hour to go anywhere. We enjoyed visiting some beautiful beaches, castles and towns. We had a fantastic week and take home some lovely memories. Thank you.

    Reviewed by SallySep 2020

  • "Lovely place and friendly owners very helpful swimmers pool was a bonus and the sky at night was fantastic"

    Reviewed by JanetJul 2020

  • "Everything about this holiday was positive- accurate information regarding checking in was provided straight after booking, and the cottage was lovely- very clean and comfortable!"

    Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by LindseyDec 2019

  • "Puffin cottage was extremely comfortable the estate was a pleasure to walk around, very peaceful and lovely scenery, the owners were very help full and nothing was to much trouble for them."

    I recommend it 100% if you just want to relax and unwind. Dawn ( Stone )

    Reviewed by DawnSep 2019

  • "Extremely lovely host, very convenient pool."

    Will visit again next year!

    Reviewed by SommiaAug 2019

  • "Me and my family had an amazing time at puffin cottage ."

    The owners were really friendly, everything was kept immaculate and the pool was fab . What I liked the most was the location ,set in 40 acres of stunning countryside with lots of beautiful walks and wildlife. Would highly recommend. Thanks

    Reviewed by DavidApr 2019

  • "Owner was very nice, was there if needed but did not intrude"

    Reviewed by AngelaAug 2018

  • "We had a fantastic time at Puffin College."

    We made good use of the pool, and the grounds are really beautiful. The cottage was much better than the photos led us to expect. it was very comfortable, and everything worked well. The owners really pay attention to detail, and this is a really good place to stay. We may well be back!

    Reviewed by BenjaminAug 2018

  • "We had a brilliant holiday using a Skyes Cottage as our base."

    It was better accommodation than we anticipated, comfortable, well-equipped and surrounded in stunning scenery. We particularly enjoyed using the pool in the garden and would consider using the cottage again if we were visiting the area.

    Reviewed by MarkJul 2018

  • "We loved every day, we as a family shall go back again, well done sykes."

    Reviewed by VeraJun 2018

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  • Mostly ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x lower ground floor adult bunks
  • Lower ground floor bathroom with bath, hand-held shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Bio mass central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own pool towels
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Shelter for bikes
  • Private patio with picnic table plus shared use of individual, portable BBQs, telescopic enclosed heated pool, fishing lake, pond, lawned and woodland grounds
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pubs 1 mile
  • Note: Bathroom and bedroom with adult bunks down 4 steps
  • Note: Shared outdoor heated swimming pool available April-October (From 2020) only
  • Note: Open lake in grounds about 3/4 mile from cottages reached via a woodland road with coarse fishing available all year round (please bring own equipment)
  • Note: Large open raised lily pond in grounds
  • Note: Children to be supervised due to open pond, lake and swimming pool
  • Note: There are two wheelchairs available for guests to use free of charge
  • Please contact the owner for more information
  • Note: Check-in time 4pm
  • Check-out time 9:30am

The property

As part of a picturesque courtyard of stone holiday cottages, this three bedroom cottage has split-level accommodation with open plan living room and a private patio area with stunning countryside views over fields, woodland and as far as the Preseli Hills and Mountains.

You can enjoy quiet times together here or make new friends in the pool, by the lake or while walking or cycling in the charming grounds.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs:...

Maesgwynne Mansion Cottages

St Clears 6 miles. A quadrangle of stone cottages, next to the owners' home, beautifully located within 40 acres of wonderful, woodland grounds, also boasting a private fishing lake. Each cottage has private patio areas with picnic tables as well as full use of the extensive grounds and an outdoor heated swimming pool available May to September. With cottages sleeping from four to eight, there is one to suit any family or a larger group all holidaying together. Guests can soak up the far-reaching views, as far as the Preseli Mountains, while dining alfresco or lazing by the pool. Take woodland walks on site, go for a bike ride or drive to explore this wondrous part of Wales with historic castles, a variety of theme parks, unique little villages and the famous coast boasting some of the world’s best sandy beaches and hidden coves. From these delightful cottages your days out will be exciting and fulfilling all year round.

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About the location


St Clears 6 miles.

Llanboidy is a small Welsh village with a local Spar shop and Post Office and two public houses. The nearest town is St Clears; a small town set inland between Carmarthen and the coastal resorts of the Pembrokeshire coast. Great for exploring the South Wales coastline, the area is ideal for walkers, cyclists, and explorers alike. St. Clears hosts a variety of festivals and carnivals throughout the year, has a number of shops, pubs and eateries, and the mound of the 12th century St. Clears Castle can still be seen.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Christmas