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Little Barn Cottage

Dinas Cross, Pembrokeshire, South Wales & Pembrokeshire (Ref. 1035773)


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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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

Reviews & Ratings

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14 Customer Reviews

  • "A lovely quiet location."

    We enjoyed using the little paths through the woods down to Cwm and Pwllgwaelod.

    Reviewed by MatthewApr 2022

  • "Lovely warm clean little cottage for winter break"

    Reviewed by Florence SheilaDec 2021

  • "The cottage inside was absolutely as expected, very clean and comfortable and very very tastefully decorated etc and it was so peaceful."

    Minor issues.....only one toilet roll, no washing up liquid and an old scourer sponge that had seen better days! Outside patio area needed some tlc. Lovely walk to beaches with our dog. A huge disappointment was that both pubs within walking distance did not let dogs inside! This had been one of our reasons for booking the cottage ..the ability to walk to a pub in the evening for some food and a drink. We drove to The Golden Lion in nearby Newport and they welcomed our dog with open arms!

    Reviewed by JanineSep 2021

  • "The barn was very clean and in a very quiet location within walking distance to a couple of nice beaches."

    My kids loved the gas fire and the smart TV with access to Netflix. I booked the break as a last minute getaway the night before we were due to arrive and paid £877 for three nights. On arrival at around 3:30pm we found that the property had no power (electricity completely off) I phoned the management company who got an electrician out pretty quickly to be fair however he couldn’t resolve the issue as it was a DNO fault and didn’t know when power would be reinstated (nobody’s fault really but meant we didn’t have power for the majority of our first day) not sure if others were advised about sn apparent power cut but nobody let us know when booking. There was also an intermittent issue with the water at the property so that when you opened a tap on some occasions no water at all would run not sure if it was an air lock in the system or something but it was annoying sometimes waiting a few minutes before running any water. A few comments I read beforehand were mostly about stripping bedding and separating towels atc which if I’m honest wasn’t too much trouble but at almost £900 for 3 nights stay I feel that this should be included really. So in conclusion it wasn’t a bad trip by any means I just didn’t feel like I had good value for my money. All the best

    Reviewed by AllanAug 2021

  • "The property was clean, cosy and in a beautiful location."

    It had everything we needed and was well stocked with extras too. We enjoyed our welcome package! The local beach is highly recommended and there was plenty of places to explore with our young children. We will definitely be back!

    Reviewed by LaurenJul 2021

  • "It might be good if there was a toilet upstairs if they could fit one in."

    Reviewed by JulietJul 2021

  • "Lovely, comfortable, well equipped cottage in beautiful location, fridge with ice box would have been useful for cool bag pack."

    Welcome pack good. Limited supplies eg toilet roll, one only,cleaning cloths, dishwasher tablets have not had to bring supplies for washing up etc previously with other companies. Irritating email regarding stripping beds, this should be the cleaners job, you don’t strip beds in hotels! Great accommodation, agency not so good

    Reviewed by PaulJun 2021

  • "Beautifully situated cottage and so cosy and well equipped."

    So peaceful and it was fab to be able to walk to three beaches! It would have been lovely to have a little table/chairs on the patio for warm evenings, but still lovely.

    Reviewed by JudeJun 2021

  • "The cottage was lovely and clean."

    However my feedback as to why I would not recommend your company is due to the nature of the emails and texts that you sent. Firstly to be advised several times before arrival and 24 hours before our departure that we should strip the beds, empty dishwasher, put the rubbish out, place towels etc in a pile and make sure the cottage is clean and tidy is an intrusion on our holiday. The last thing I want is a reminder 24 hours before departure by text and email of this nature as I am on holiday and do not want to be thinking about my exit. Secondly your charge for the cottage surely includes cleaner costs. I have never been asked before to strip beds, put rubbish out, empty dishwasher etc etc when at a holiday cottage. Quite bizarre. I will not be using your company again and will not be recommending.

    Reviewed by BridgetMay 2021

  • "Would be good to know it was semi detached."

    Neighbours were doing drilling fairly early in the morning, but expect from that great cottage.

    Reviewed by AmelieApr 2021

  • "Little Barn is in a quiet corner of a beautiful coastline."

    Within a 15 minute (steep) wooded walk you have quaint and delightful Cwm Yr Eglwys. The cottage is stylish and has very comfortable furniture and a Smart TV. The kitchen is generally well-equipped though the small fridge has no freezer compartment. There is an excellent village store within walking distance with a good deli selection. I would recommend it 100% but remember to take a hairdryer.

    Reviewed by DianeApr 2021

  • "The owners were easy to contact and very helpful."

    The welcome back pack was lovely.

    Reviewed by SueApr 2021

  • "Lovely comfortable cottage."

    Quiet peaceful location. Close to several beaches.

    Reviewed by JulieOct 2020

  • "Lovely little place for us and our cocker spaniel."

    Great location and tucked away so peaceful and quiet. Great walks around and great local shop.

    Reviewed by RachelMar 2020

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  • Two Floors
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 x King size
  • 1 x Twin beds
  • Ground Floor Bathroom - bath with shower over, WC, wash basin, heated towel rail
  • Kitchen
  • Living/Dining area
  • Central heating and gas fire
  • Rangemaster cooker with 5 gas rings and 2 electric fan ovens, microwave, larder fridge, half size dishwasher, washing machine
  • Fuel included in rental
  • Linen and towels are included
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Reserved parking bay at Cwm yr Eglwys beach
  • One pet welcome (additional charge applies)
  • No smoking in property
  • 10 minutes’ walk to pubs and shops
  • Note: Patio area only, no garden
  • Note: Gas wood burner-effect fire
  • Note: Pet not allowed on soft furnishings or upstairs
  • Note: The outside steps are an attractive feature but you are advised not to use them - you do so at your own risk
  • Note: Please bring your own beach towels and cot linen

The property

Pwllgwaelod and Cwm yr Eglwys beaches on the north Pembrokeshire coast are just a short walk from this very pretty cottage, one of a cluster of three at the end of a narrow track.

Little Barn combines characterful rooms with modern living and is decorated in coastal shades with contemporary furnishings throughout.

It makes an ideal retreat for a couple or a small family.

Dinas Cross village is less than 10 minutes’ walk and has two welcoming pubs, both of which serve food.

There is also a beachside seafood restaurant, fish & chip shop and two general stores.

A walk up the steep hill behind the village will reveal a fine panoramic view over Fishguard and Newport Bays and it’s a great place to eat your fish & chips! Newport/Trefdraeth is known as the pearl of the Pembrokeshire coastline and is just a couple of miles away.

There you will find two beaches, Carningli/Angel Mountain, individual shops, a weekly local producers' market as well as some really nice places to eat and drink. A path leads directly from the cottage to the coastal path where 186 miles of walking awaits.

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About the location


Newport 2.5 miles.

The scattered village of Dinas Cross has a well stocked mini market store and a pub, and nestles between the Preseli Mountains and the wonderful Pembrokeshire Coast Path. Pwll Gwaelod and Cwm-Yr-Eglwys beaches are both minutes away, both with breathtaking scenery offering the opportunity for tranquil days in perfect settings, and are almost unnoticed by the general public unless they leave the main route through the village, with there being a petrol station, two pubs a fish and chip shop, as well as a restaurant down at Pwll Gwaelod beach. Nearby Newport is a quirky seaside town steeped in history, with various shops, tea rooms and pubs and is also a great place to go boating. With castles, mills, craft centres and golf courses galore scattered all over this beautiful Welsh county, this is the perfect base for a break all year round.

Note: Patio area but no garden
Note: Gas wood burner-effect fire
Note: Pet not allowed on soft furnishings or upstairs
Note: The outside steps are an attractive feature but you are advised not to use them - you do so at your own risk
Note: Please bring your own beach towels and cot linen

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