Creek Cottage


Pembrokeshire (View on a map )

Ref: 7538

6 Guests

3 Bedrooms

1 Dog

Wifi

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Holiday cottage in Upton Castle Garden Pembrokeshire - eco friendly and dog-friendly

  • In a truly magical unique tranquil setting this delightful newly renovated listed country cottage is set deep amongst 35 acres of the totally enchanting gardens which form the historic listed Upton Castle Estate.
  • The eco-friendly holiday cottage has its own private ½ acre garden near to a small tidal creek on the Carew River (an SSSI). Dogs are welcome. Guests also have access at all times to the Castle Gardens (open to the public May - September). Recently (2012) featured in The Times - Where to Stay - Cottages with a garden
  • Follow the sweeping private 600 yd drive through the grounds to the Castle and to the holiday cottage parking area. You will be met here and your luggage, groceries (and organic vegetables, when available), delivered to your door (600 yd walk). Or, if you prefer, drive through the gardens along a country lane directly to the dog-friendly eco-friendly holiday cottage.
  • All the dog-friendly holiday cottage renovations have been carried out to a very high standard and with the environment firmly in mind. 'Off-grid' electricity (230v) is provided by eco-friendly renewable sources and the new wood-fired Rayburn for cooking (logs free of charge) in the dining room also operates the central heating and the hot water systems. In addition, there is a gas cooker with oven and hob in the kitchen.

Upton Castle Grounds Pembrokeshire

  • The enchanting Castle grounds are paradise for bird watchers and nature lovers - ponds teeming with wildlife and birds, woods carpeted with wild flowers in the spring, a magnificent mature arboretum, marvellous magnolias and rhododendrons, Victorian walled garden, formal rose garden and woodland and bluebell walk down to the River.
  • The stunning 12th C medieval chapel with its fascinating stone effigies and Norman fort featured on Channel 4's 'Time Team' programme in early spring 2013

'Little England beyond Wales' South Pembrokeshire

  • 'Little England beyond Wales' is a tranquil corner of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park with excellent walks through open countryside and along the picturesque tidal estuary.
  • Cyclists are well catered for with a cycle route nearby and for those who like to mess about on the river, there is kayaking/boating from tidal creeks.

Castle Country - South Pembrokeshire

  • This is also 'castle country' - Carew Castle ruins with its tidal mill and mighty Pembroke Castle which dominates the ancient town of Pembroke are both nearby and within a short drive is Manorbier Castle overlooking the beautiful sandy cove - a favourite with generations of families.

Pembrokeshire Days Out

  • Pembrokeshire has theme and fun parks (including Oakwood, Wild Welsh Zoo and Folly Farm) for all ages, embark on world-beating walks along the famous Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, relax on stunning beaches, take boat trips to the bird islands, visit the seaside resorts of Tenby and Saundersfoot or simply just revel in Upton Castle's beautiful grounds.

Enjoy the unique tranquil Upton Castle Garden setting of this special eco-friendly holiday cottage

  • Have a holiday to remember for all the family. Your pet dog is welcome too. This eco-friendly country cottage is in the garden of Upton Castle is a truly magical, tranquil setting.
  • Sleeping arrangements

    3 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 5 adults (plus a folding bed for a child). 1 Double, 1 Twin and 1 Single. Cloakroom with toilet and washbasin on the ground floor.

  • Bathroom Facilities

    Bathroom with bath (hand-held shower over), toilet and washbasin. All on the 1st floor.

  • Cooking Facilities

    Dining Room new wood-fired Rayburn (for cooking and hot water), stairs to 1st floor. Table and chairs seating 6. Kitchen galley style, gas cooker with oven and hob, larder fridge (no icebox). Larder.

  • Internet Access

    Wi-Fi is available at this property.

  • Heating and Lighting

    'Off-grid' electricity (230v) is provided by eco-friendly renewable sources. Woodburning stove. Wood burning Rayburn provides hot water & cooking.

  • Child Policy

    Children welcome

  • Pets Policy

    1 dog welcome free of charge.

  • Grounds and Nearby

    Grounds large 1/2 acre garden with lawns, garden furniture & access to Upton Castle Gardens - NB please supervise small children - ponds, streams, access to the river, etc.

  • Parking Information

    Ample parking, meeting point, owners will chaperone you to the cottage.

  • Arrival Times

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  • Public Transport

    The nearest train station is Pembroke.

3 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 5 adults (plus a folding bed for a child). 1 Double, 1 Twin and 1 Single.

Bathroom with bath (hand-held shower over), toilet and washbasin. All on the 1st floor.

Cloakroom with toilet and washbasin on the ground floor.

Sitting Room with wood burning stove, sofa, comfortable chairs, lots of books and games, TV/DVD.

Dining Room new wood-fired Rayburn (for cooking and hot water), stairs to 1st floor. Table and chairs seating 6.

Kitchen galley style, gas cooker with oven and hob, larder fridge (no icebox). Larder.

Grounds large 1/2 acre garden with lawns, garden furniture & access to Upton Castle Gardens - NB please supervise small children - ponds, streams, access to the river, etc.

Upton Castle Grounds Pembrokeshire

The enchanting Castle grounds are paradise for bird watchers and nature lovers - ponds teeming with wildlife and birds, woods carpeted with wild flowers in the spring and you may see an otter on the creek! A magnificent mature arboretum, marvellous magnolias and rhododendrons, Victorian walled garden, formal rose garden and a woodland and bluebell walk down to the River. One of the Great Gardens of West Wales.

The stunning 12th C medieval chapel with its fascinating stone effigies and Norman font featured on Channel 4's 'Time Team' programme in early spring 2013.

'Little England beyond Wales' South Pembrokeshire

'Little England beyond Wales' is a tranquil corner of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park with excellent walks through open countryside and along the picturesque tidal estuary.

Cyclists are well catered for with a cycle route nearby and for those who like to mess about on the river, there is kayaking/boating from tidal creeks.


Castle Country - South Pembrokeshire

This is also 'castle country' - Carew Castle ruins with its tidal mill and mighty Pembroke Castle which dominates the ancient town of Pembroke are both nearby and within a short drive is Manorbier Castle overlooking the beautiful sandy cove - a favourite with generations of families.


Pembroke

Pembroke Main Street, which runs the length of the old town, has several interesting Tudor and Georgian houses, two historic churches, a large Antique Emporium, and a variety of shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants. Explore the magnificent Norman castle which is Henry Tudors birthplace and an ideal place to enjoy one of the many events such as historic enactments and music festivals.


Pembroke Mill Pond Walk

Stroll along the Mill Pond walk, feed the swans and look out for kingfishers and maybe even an otters.


Stackpole Estate (NT) - Bosherston Lily Ponds, Broad Haven South and Barafundle Beach.

Stackpole is both a listed designed landscape and an internationally important nature reserve. Walk through woodlands to the unique Bosherston Lily Ponds - a great spot for otters, water birds and dragonflies. Continue on to the golden sands of Broad Haven South beach and join the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path which will lead you over the headland to Barafundle.


Beautiful Barafundle - voted the best beach and picnic spot in Britain - clear azure waters and shimmering sands are the order of the day here. Enjoy a picnic on the beach then stroll back along the coastal path to the Stackpole Quay for afternoon tea with freshly baked scones with jam and cream.


Bosherston is a small village with a pub, � Ye Olde Worlde' Tearoom (menu unchanged for 50 years and from where fishing permits for the Lily Ponds are available) and a fine 13th century Norman Church.


Enjoy a tasty meal in the St.Govans Inn - a traditional village pub mentioned in the Good Pub Guide.


Skomer, Skokholm and Grassholm bird islands

Do visit Skomer Island and spend the day exploring the beautiful island nature reserve. See the thousands of Puffins, Guillemots, and Razorbills, along with a host of other birds and wildlife throughout the summer months. During the autumn the seals give birth to their pups - many can be spotted among the rocks in the secluded bays.


For one of the best seabird and wildlife experience in Britain, take an exhilarating high speed Sea Safari out to explore the stunning Pembrokeshire coast and Grassholm Island with its incredible Gannet colony.


South Pembrokeshire Beaches

South Pembrokeshire's other famous beaches within an easy drive include Angle, Freshwater West (great surfing beach), Freshwater East, Swan Lake and Manorbier.


Tenby Town

The medieval walled town of Tenby with its picturesque harbour is a popular seaside resort. Interesting little shops, galleries, pubs, restaurants, cobbled streets and 5 glorious beaches (Blue Flag) to choose from. Tenby harbour has a thriving boating and fishing community as well as the departure point for the Caldey island boats, seal safaris, fishing trips and pleasure cruises.


The Tudor Merchant's House Owned by the National Trust, is a fascinating house that has been recreated to look like it would have been in the late 15th century.


Tenby Museum and Art Gallery is on Castle Hill near the harbour is the oldest independent museum in Wales.


Tenby boasts two great golf courses, a championship links course at Tenby Golf Club and a parkland course at Trefloyne Manor.


Caldey Island

Caldey Island, just offshore from Tenby South Beach is owned by monks of The Cistercian Order and has an active monastery. Attractions on the island include the 12th Century Priory, Museum, Perfume Shop on Tea Gardens plus one of the best beaches in Pembrokeshire.


Family days out in Pembrokeshire

Picton Castle, Phoenix Bowl, Oakwood, Folly Farm, Heatherton, Tenby Dinosaur Park and Anna Ryder Richardson's Manor Wildlife Park are all wonderful days out for the whole family to enjoy.


Pembrokeshire Days Out

Pembrokeshire has theme and fun parks (including Oakwood, Wild Welsh Zoo and Folly Farm) for all ages, embark on world-beating walks along the famous Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, relax on stunning beaches, take boat trips to the bird islands, visit the seaside resorts of Tenby and Saundersfoot or simply just revel in Upton Castle's beautiful grounds.


Family and dog-friendly Creek Cottage in its unique castle garden location is a delightful base for exploring the whole of Pembrokeshire.

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