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Bwthyn Dowrog

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
3 nights minimum
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The perfect base for your holiday all year round. Our farm and cottages are located in the hamlet of Rhodiad-y-Brenin, just a mile away from St Davids. The farm adjoins the Dowrog Pools Nature Reserve, a site of special scientific interest managed by Welsh Wildlife. It is a great place to live and also share with our guests. The night skies are free from light pollution and tranquillity is wonderful. The bird life on the common is diverse – a bird watchers delight! We see hen harriers, owls and grey herons and always hope for interesting winter migrants – Bewick's swans have been seen here in winter. The garden is alive with finches and other small birds. The Dowrog is vital for amphibians and the Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust together with Welsh Wildlife have invested in d...The perfect base for your holiday all year round. Our farm and cottages are located in the hamlet of Rhodiad-y-Brenin, just a mile away from St Davids. The farm adjoins the Dowrog Pools Nature Reserve, a site of special scientific interest managed by Welsh Wildlife. It is a great place to live and also share with our guests. The night skies are free from light pollution and tranquillity is wonderful. The bird life on the common is diverse – a bird watchers delight! We see hen harriers, owls and grey herons and always hope for interesting winter migrants – Bewick's swans have been seen here in winter. The garden is alive with finches and other small birds. The Dowrog is vital for amphibians and the Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust together with Welsh Wildlife have invested in digging new pools in order to boost the habitat for our endangered amphibians.More
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Pippa A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2014
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Reviewed 5 January 2019

Cosy cottage for 2 people with all the amenities that you need, plus some little extras that made it a bit special eg the wood burner, banana cake and the secluded outside areas (which would have been great in the Summer, it was a bit...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank SmithandJones28
Adventurer529962, VR Owner at Bwthyn Dowrog, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2019

Thank you so much for your kind review and all the useful tips: we love the Meadow Cafe and Melin Tregwynt too.

Reviewed 20 August 2018

We loved this cottage. Beautifully presented and well-equipped, close to St David's and some lovely walks...we really enjoyed our stay in this beautiful part of the world. Slept so well in the comfy bed. Nice shops to get food essentials in St David's and had...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank NicolaS866
Management response:Responded 6 September 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay - shame about the umbrella weather! Pretty much everyone talks about sleeping well - its not just the beds, we think its the peace and quiet down our little lane, that helps as well.

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Reviewed 21 July 2018

Ideal location close to St Davids and the wonderful coastal path, great view of the wild Dowrog Common site of special scientific interest.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank K6811VKandyt
Management response:Responded 6 September 2018

Thank you for such positive feedback!

Reviewed 24 June 2018

Lovely rural location, but not too far from St David’s if you need supplies. Steve and Pippa are great hosts, very helpful and full of local knowledge. Cottage was ideal for our blind dog as there was a fully enclosed garden to let him roam...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Speedbump212
Management response:Responded 14 July 2018

Thank you fro your kind review. So glad you enjoyed your stay. It was lovely to meet you and we were stunned by how well your dog coped.

Reviewed 20 May 2018

We tried to extend our stay but ran into those dreaded words, Bank Holiday. Three nights was not enough. Outside St Davids, very near a crossroads for easy access to nearby sights and coastal trail walks. It's on a farm, with meadows loaded with birds...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank PeterHarg
Management response:Responded 24 May 2018

It is great to know that St Davids has given you such a great experience on your travels and that you have appreciated the special nature of our location. Thank you for your kind review..

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
Deck
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Would you recommend this holiday rental to someone planning a winter holiday?YesNoUnsure
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The cottages make an ideal base for exploring the Pembrokeshire coastline, the picturesque harbours of Porth Clais, Porthgain and Solva, the 12th century Cathedral and Bishop's Palace... or just the unique atmosphere of the smallest city in Great Britain!
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