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Rhos y Clegyrn

(Ref. 954313)

Goodwick, South Wales & Pembrokeshire Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 3 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine

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43 Customer Reviews

  • "Our stay was lovely."

    Peace and quiet as there is no TV or Wi-Fi. We thought we would miss them but we didn’t. The week flew by. It’s so peaceful with walks straight from the house. Milk and Welsh cakes was a lovely touch, with fresh flowers as well. Thank you for a great holiday

    Thank you for your positive feedback, good that you had a lovely peaceful holiday. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lorna5.0Sep 2023

  • "Rhos y Clegryn is an exceptionally secluded Welsh stone cottage which has been sympathetically renovated and extended to provide comfortable sleeping accommodation for 3 adults."

    Patchy 3G, together with the absence of TV and WiFi was a positive for us and we felt exceptionally relaxed at the end of our holiday. The owners have really gone the extra mile in dog-friendliness and our 3 dogs loved their stay as much as we did. The Pembrokeshire coastline is stunning and a couple of the beaches are within walking distance of the cottage. A plentiful selection of books and an eclectic selection of CDs made for relaxing evenings and really enabled us to recharge our batteries. Thanks to Mike and Fiona for a very well- managed and beautifully presented holiday let.

    Delighted that you and your dogs appreciated the peace and quiet of Rhos y Clegyrn . thank you for your positive feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Neil5.0Sep 2023

  • "We had a really lovely week, very peaceful and relaxing, thank you very much."

    So good that you had the peaceful holiday anticipated. Thank you for returning. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Aug 2023

  • "Idyllic isolated cottage It was so quiet we had to train our ears to listen to ..."

    Idyllic isolated cottage It was so quiet we had to train our ears to listen to the stillness, some lovely walks down to the coast and onto the moors , all in all a very relaxing place

    So good that you appreciated the relaxing and peaceful nature of our cottage, the dark night skies are wonderful for stargazing. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mary4.1Jul 2023

  • "The cottage is so cosy, we had the best time."

    Enjoying the silence! Only hearing the birds, we were treated to swallows swooping so close to us, a cookoo, a chaffinch nesting with babies also a mouse family in the garden. The owner also left us with Welsh cakes,dog treats and milk plus tea coffee .we actually stayed at the cottage in the day, rather than go out, it was so relaxing just enjoying the sunshine in the garden. The lane leading to the cottage was so pretty. All in all we had a very enjoyable week and were sorry to leave.

    Thank you for this lovely feedback. So glad you appreciated the special nature of this beautiful place. The new mattress arrives on 29th June. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Val4.4Jun 2023

  • "We found the cottage extremely cold , we used all firewood we could lay our hands on to light the fire, unable to access more from store because difficulty with key."

    Forced to use electric blanket because of coldness in bedroom which made bedding damp. Generally the cottage was well equipped and dog friendly. Very remote but owner was very helpful in guiding us to the property.

    There was a good supply of firewood and kindling to start you off, as is usual. Replacements are available at the local garages. The logs in the shed have not yet been sufficiently seasoned, as required by DEFRA, and neither have they been cut small enough for the stove. I am surprised that you had trouble with the shed key; I have checked and it works although the door itself is a little stiff at ground level. The log store is at the back of the cottage, just beyond the dustbin, behind the bathroom; it is completely open. Airing the bed before making it up in the morning usually prevents retention of body heat & moisture acquired overnight. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Clive2.8May 2023

  • "Idilyc traditional cottage situated at the end of a green lane with no neighbours, traffic noise or disturbance."

    Comfortable, clean and original. Birdsong in the morning and evening, walks to the coast path. This cottage is just beyond over praising. It also is in the ownership of a kind, thoughtful and considerate owner. Perfect even for your four legged companion. Book it and relax.

    Thank you for your lovely, positive feedback. Rhos y Clegyrn really is a dog's paradise, & as you experienced, peaceful & pretty good for people too. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Apr 2023

  • "Absolutely amazing place."

    I truly did not want to leave. The 3 dogs loved it too. So private and peaceful. Thank you as my partner and I really needed this.

    Good that you found the peace and quiet you needed at Rhos y Clegyrn, it is a very special retreat, a place to recharge one's batteries. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Apr 2023

  • "The cottage was a perfect getaway, so peaceful and relaxing."

    The owners were very warm and helpful and everything we needed was provided for. Such an idyllic holiday.

    Pleased that you had the restful holiday you hoped for. Rhos y Clegyrn is in a very quiet and peaceful position, ideal for hearing the birds' wings flutter as they fly overhead. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Dec 2022

  • "Love this place, it is so relaxing to get away from the stresses of everyday life."

    A good place for dogs too

    Thank you for your positive feedback, thank you for returning with your your canine companions. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Teresa5.0Oct 2022

  • "A wonderful cottage and perfect for getting away from everyday stresses."

    Perfect for the dog and enjoy how peaceful it is. Would highly recommend this as its our second time here and will be looking to return next year

    Thank you; so pleased you could relax and enjoy the tranquility as well as the freedom for your dog. We look forward to seeing you again next year. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Sep 2022

  • "Anyone looking for a quiet, wifi-free holiday is bound to love Rhos-y-Clegyrn."

    The cottage is cosy and comfortable, and the king-sized bed is nice and soft - which I particularly appreciated. If the weather turns cool and damp there's a lovely log fire that quickly warms the place up. We were grateful for the well equipped kitchen, and the rustic dining table upon which we ate most of our evening meals. Idyllic!

    Thank you for your kind words; we're so glad that you enjoyed the special atmosphere of our cottage. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Sep 2022

  • "Wonderful rustic cottage out in the countryside away from all the mod cons."

    Beautiful tradition cottage, perfect for couples or people who just want to relax and unwind. Fiona is a very attentive host and made us feel very welcome.

    Thank you for your feedback; we will take another look at our cleaning schedule, also check on the over -all comfort. Without wi-fi and tv we cannot really extend the facilities, unless we exchange the washing machine for a dishwasher? We will ask some of our regular guests how they'd feel with the substitution. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Helen4.1Jul 2022

  • "Very enjoyable relaxing holiday in a tranquil setting."

    Cottage was clean, cosy and very comfortable.Dogs had a blast, large enclosed garden to wander in plus easy access to many wonderful coastal walks with dips in the sea. Weather very kind, perfect for kicking back in the garden, rejoicing in the bird life and nature. Woollen mill 5 minutes down the road serving good coffee then a lovely stroll from there to the beach at Abermawr. Second time at this cottage and as enjoyable as the first.

    Terrific! So glad you chose to return to Rhos y Clegyrn; that you and your dogs had a good time there and in the surrounding countryside. Thank you for your lovely comments. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Jul 2022

  • "Had a great holiday at the cottage we actually both celebrated our birthdays the owners Mike and Fiona both dropped in a card and bubbly and cake lovely surprise would recommend this cottage if you want peace and quiet and back to nature with a lovely cozy cottage."

    Thank you for your lovely comments; we're both so glad you had a good holiday & appreciated the truly peaceful nature of our cottage. We hope to see you both for your next birthdays! Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Jun 2022

  • "An idyllic cottage in a beautiful place, just right for escaping the rush and din of the modern world."

    Perfect retreat for creative people, nature-lovers and anyone just wanting peace and quiet. If you can’t survive without TV, Wi-Fi, and barely a phone signal then this cottage is not for you. It was bliss for us and our dogs loved it too. The owners, Fiona and Mike, are lovely people and nothing is too much trouble, they are there if you need them. This was our second stay in the cottage and we will definitely return again in the future.

    Thank you for your wonderful, positive feedback. Thank you also for leaving the cottage so clean, neat & tidy. We always look forward to our own holidays there, even though we only live a few miles away! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gordon5.0Jun 2022

  • "We loved our stay in this beautiful and homely cottage."

    We sat by the lovely fire and read our books in the evening. For us the quietness and solitude of the property was just what we needed.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Matthew5.0Oct 2021

  • "The cottage is actually much better than the photos!"

    Access is via a beautiful, narrow, country lane and the cottage itself is secluded and extremely quiet. I don't think we heard a car, or another vehicle, all week! Everything was very clean when we arrived. We had not been to Pembrokeshire before but we will be returning...probably to re-stay at this cottage - because there is some fantastic scenery and great walks in the area. And finally, for any bird lovers, on the bird feeder (situated perfectly in the front garden), we enjoyed long daily encounters with jays, woodpeckers and lots of little songbirds.

    Thank you. we are pleased that you appreciated the tranquillity of Rhos y Clegyrn. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Jul 2021

  • "A great get away from it all experience!"

    It really made us slow down appreciate all the beautiful countryside and enjoy the peace and quiet.

    Thank you for visiting our cottage. We have replaced the antique sofa and chairs with new, but equally pretty ones, which are definitely way more comfortable. I'm sorry you were disappointed by the facilities; what would you like to have found, that was not there? (We choose not have a TV or WiFi for reasons of tranquility and isolation.) Fiona Property Owner

    Reviewed by Heather4.4Jun 2021

  • "A wonderful antidote to the pressures of modern life, truly peaceful and tranquil."

    Will definitely revisit.

    Reviewed by Christina4.7Sep 2020

  • "Perfect location for peace and quiet and a good base for touring the area."

    Reviewed by Peter4.4Feb 2020

  • "Beautiful location and lovely little stone cottage to stay in."

    Good base for exploring Pembrokeshire and we would definitely visit again. Our only criticism would be that the furniture in the cottage is really uncomfortable but as we were out and about most of the time that wasn't really much of an issue.

    Reviewed by Tammy4.4Oct 2019

  • "When we went to bed on the first night the bed, pillows and duvet were so damp they felt wet."

    There was black mould on the walls in tje bedroom and in the single bedroom. Also behind the toilet as well. The walls were so wet in the bedroom when you wiped your hands down the wall its covered in white emulsion. There also is no underfloor heating inthe bedroom, in fact it was jit and miss in all the cottage.

    Thank you for your feedback and I am sorry that the property did not meet up to your expectations on this occasion; I can see you have been before. Due to the age of the stone walls, they can suffer from slight damp, but we did not find them to be wet when we visited after your stay. We did find a small bit of mould which is being treated. We do provide a stove and underfloor heating but no longer advertise this. I hope you enjoyed your stay otherwise. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jennifer2.8Oct 2019

  • "A really good holiday cottage and we had a lovely time."


    Reviewed by Timothy4.4Jul 2019

  • "This was a lovingly restored old Welsh farm house."

    It was very isolated with no television,no WiFi and very poor mobile reception. It was wonderful to relax away from the world, read lots of books in front of a log fire in the evening and watch the wild life. A real rest and break from the outside world and our dog loved it too. There was even a bag of treats left for him

    Reviewed by Sally4.4Jun 2019

  • "Lovely few days spent here with our two dogs would definitely return!"

    Reviewed by Stephanie5.0May 2019

  • "The cottage was a little bit of Heaven."

    So peaceful. No TV noise, just a cuckoo! The dog was made welcome and safe to run in a large well fenced garden.

    Reviewed by Meriel4.7May 2019

  • "Fabulous retreat for winding down and relaxing."

    The only drawback was we found the mattress very uncomfortable and could feel the springs.

    Reviewed by Jennifer4.4May 2019

  • "A lovely, peaceful, secluded location and cottage."

    Very helpful and friendly owner. Will definitely visit again!

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Apr 2019

  • "We had a great week."

    Fantastic weather. Sat outside and could only hear the birds and the cows and no traffic noise. Great secure garden for the dogs. Met the owner who couldn't have been more helpful. Lived without the tv, wifi and hardly any phone signal and survived. We will be booking for next year. Chris and Julie Dawson, Megan and Molly (2 Welsh border collie's).

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Oct 2018

  • "We loved the cottage, particularly the location and will certainly hope to book it again."

    Probably our best Sykes cottage yet! The cottage is very well equipped -and we appreciated the doggie friendliness, including the futon which my old dog was very happy to claim as his bed! Our only comment would be that the sitting room furniture really isn't very comfortable - we 3 are average height people so usually find most furniture comfortable. Also, any chance of a shower? But, I repeat, we shall certainly hope to book the cottage again.

    Reviewed by Susan4.4Oct 2018

  • "The cottage is perfect and the position and surroundings are wonderful."

    My only very minor niggle was the lack of comfortable chairs and sofa. This would not be a problem in the summer but was in October. We did however have a wonderful restful and peaceful week.

    Reviewed by Carol4.7Oct 2018

  • "I loved everything."

    Such a lovely cottage and the little gifts left for us and our dog was very thoughtful. Lovely location - peaceful.

    Reviewed by Melinda5.0Sep 2018

  • "Excellent base for exploring the surrounding are."

    Cottage is the perfect mix of homely and comfortable with everything you need (and more). The owner was very friendly and the addition of a welcome pack for both humans and dogs was very much appreciated. Would highly recommend for anyone wanting a tranquil and secluded holiday-peaceful doesn't even come close to describing our week, even with 3 dogs!

    Reviewed by Sophie4.7Sep 2018

  • "Rhod y Clegyrn is a besutiful authentic cottage."

    The cottage is very complete and tastfully decorated and is situated in a very quiet and beautiful place in the countryside of Rembrokshire. We are welcomed with with delicious and organic food, snacks and regional products. Our stay in this beautiful cottage was really GREAT!!!!!! Manon Busscher en Jos Brunninkhuis from Denekamp (Holland)

    Reviewed by Jha4.7Jul 2018

  • "Lovely secluded, whisper quiet cottage."

    Great garden for the dogs which is secure. Myriad of walks/ public footpaths at the door. A really relaxing holiday away from it all. Would recommend without hesitation.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Jun 2018

  • "We had a lovely break in the cottage it was very comfortable, clean and well kept also some nice things for the dogs which was unexpected."

    Reviewed by Tom5.0Jun 2018

  • "A lovely homely cottage in a very pretty rural location."

    Within easy reach of some very good beaches. The coastline was stunning. Lots of good walking nearby. Wonderful area for dogs and the cottage garden was well enclosed which was a real bonus with two dogs that like to roam.

    Reviewed by Linda4.7May 2018

  • "The cottage was delightful and the owner had added little personal touches which made it even more special."

    Our dogs just loved it and we were very well catered for. Things like butter and milk being left, Welsh cakes, biscuits for our dogs; how thoughtful and kind. We left a message to say how much we appreciated their hospitality. Idyllic place to stay. We would return.

    Reviewed by Jenny5.0Apr 2018

  • "The location of the cottage itself is in a quiet rural area which is lovely if you’re wanting a break from the city to recharge your batteries, which we were."

    The cottage was absolutely lovely and stocked with everything we needed! Lovely views all around with a garden as well. It is not far from the villages of Fishguard and Goodwick for any supplies needed. Would definitely visit again in future.

    Reviewed by Zahra5.0Feb 2018

  • "Brilliant location ,great hideaway,dog friendly fully equipped and so peaceful"

    Reviewed by James5.0Feb 2018

  • "Cottage was lovely and the pictures of the garden didn't do it justice as it's completely enclosed so great for our jack Russell's!"

    Was in a very secluded spot which was so peaceful! Would definitely go back!

    Reviewed by Helen4.8Sep 2017

  • "Superb cottage in a great secluded location."

    would book again without hesitation.

    Reviewed by James5.0Aug 2017

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  • All ground floor
  • 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
  • Electric central heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking over 600m on a private drive
  • Front and side lawn garden with furniture
  • Three well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no children and no smoking
  • Pub 4 miles, shop 5.5 miles
  • Note: This property does not have a TV
  • Note: This property is not suitable for children.

The property

5 miles from Goodwick.

A stylishly renovated Welsh longhouse near Goodwick, South Wales.

In a quiet and secluded spot surrounded by greenery, Rhos Y Clegryn is the perfect stay to get away from the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life.

A walk through the traditional farmhouse-style door welcomes you into the open plan living area, complete with traditional stone-tiled floor, a stone fire place with woodburning stove and a rustic, traditional cottage kitchen.

Rhos Y Clegryn comes with two refreshing bedrooms and a bathroom, bright and airy rooms with traditional decor.

Outside the property there is a surrounding lawn with furniture as well as 360 degree stunning views of the greenery and countryside around with excellent dark night sky viewing.

A walking path leads from the garden out through the bushes and trees encompassing the cottage, making it the perfect place for walking with or without dogs and close by is one of Pembroke-shire's cycle routes which passes along the nearest road.

Goodwick sits 5 miles away from Rhos Y Clegryn, a beautiful coastal town that's definitely worth a visit and very close you will find ancient stones; a cromlech & a massive standing stone.

The area has a range of pubs and shops, as well as a small supermarket.

If you are also down for a substantial amount of time, there are ferries going from Goodwick to Ireland twice a day.

Fishguard lies just 2 miles from Goodwick, also offering independent pubs, shops and cafes, as well as the Last Invasion Tapestry.

The well-known Welsh coastal path is so close you have to take a walk along, you may even see some dolphins and seals in the sea beyond.

A stunning cottage in a tranquil location.

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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.

Note: This property is not suitable for children.
Note: Maximum occupancy is 3 inclusive of infants.