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Seaside cottage in Pembrokeshire Coast National Park at Manorbier Tenby

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

2 bedroom cottage near to beaches enclosed patio garden ,parking & free wi-fi

Swan Lake cottage is set in 10 acres of grounds which have wonderful sea views of both Manorbier and Skrinkle bays.It has been converted to a centrally heated 2 bedroom property with an open plan lounge ,kitchen and dining area.There is an enclosed gated garden with patio and furniture to the front of the property.Entrance into hallway with door leading off to lounge and kitchen. The fitted kitchen is well equipped with electric oven and hob, fridge/ freezer and microwave. A comfortable lounge TV (freeview), log effect electric fire, two double bedrooms one with double bed and one with two singles all with bed linen provided and made up for your arrival. Family bathroom with shower, toilet and whb. Free Wi Fi .Pets welcome (with a small charge).Manorbier has an excellent shop, post office, pub , tea rooms, castle and church, 4 beaches and the coast path all within walking distance from the property. It is just 4 miles to Tenby town with many other beautiful beaches and places of interest including Bosherston Lily Ponds and Pembroke Castle just a short drive.

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Calendar last updated:
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Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Seaside cottage in Pembrokeshire Coast National Park at Manorbier Tenby
average rating of 4.0833335 based on 12 reviews

Swan Lake Cottage. 13/08/16 - 20/08/16

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Swan Lake Cottage in Manorbier. The cottage itself was accurately represented on the web site, and was cosy, and well maintained. The owner, Brian is a friendly chap, who is extremely approachable. He is the type of person who would go that extra mile to make sure that you have everything needed for a great holiday, unlike some other property owners.... When we arrived at the cottage after a 4 hour drive with a 7 year old and a 5 year old in the car, Brian had left us tea and biscuits which were very, very welcome. I would recommend this property to my family and friends.

The cottage is a little way out of Tenby, but this suits us fine, as it is a quiet location, but not to far from the restaurants etc. Manorbier is a little village with a cracking beach and castle. Well worth a visit.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such kind words, it was lovely having you to stay and my absolute pleasure . Take care Brian
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Perfect location. Clean cottage with good facilities.

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely stay at Swan Lake. I cannot fault it apart from the leather sofa was a little on the uncomfortable side (that's only because I am used to a bi squidgy sofa!)...the kitchen was well stocked. We had some lovely Welsh Cakes upon arrival and were extremely grateful for the tea supplies provided by Brian. The location is perfect, not far to the beautiful beach at Manorbier and only 5 mins to Tenby. The bedrooms and bathroom were all very nice, all in all a very pleasant stay. Would definitly go back.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for lovely review , very pleased you enjoyed your stay . Brian
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The cottage was welcoming as was Brian.

  • 4 of 5

The location for us was brilliant as we are walkers with a dog. The village has a small shop, post office, brilliant tea shop and dog friendly pub just a 10 minute walk away. Coastal walks in Pembrokeshire are simply breathtaking. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a nice review, very pleased you had such a great time and we shall look forward to seeing you again soon. Brian
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A cosy and comfortable cottage.

  • 5 of 5

We have really enjoyed our stay in Swan lake cottage which we found to be clean, cosy and comfortable.

Brian, the owner was very friendly and helpful and always on hand to give advice and information about the local area.

The cottage is in a quiet and peaceful location and is well positioned for exploring the Pembrokeshire area and all the fabulous beaches.

There is a pleasant 15 minute walk to Manorbier village and beach which was perfect for our two dogs who came with us.

We would certainly recommend both the cottage and the area for a relaxing holiday.

Cynthia & Jo Nettleton, (mother & daughter from West Yorkshire)

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I have been letting out our cottages now for nearly 9 years and meeting such nice people makes all the hard work worth while. It really is satisfying to know people enjoy their holidays and is very important me. For a long while I too used to visit Tenby from where I lived in the Midlands and know how important it is for visitors have a nice time. Thank you so much.
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Tired in need of a revamp

  • 2 of 5

We enjoyed our stay and found Brian friendly and welcoming

There is a pleasant walk from the cottage to the coastal path

There is a fabulous village store with everything you could want

Beautiful coastal walks from Manorbier and stunning coves some hard to get down to but worth the struggle

Sadly the photographs of this property on the website do not reflect its current condition. The pics show all the rooms looking bright and sparkling whereas they are poorly lit and look tired

The cleanliness in the kitchen area was quite poor. I found a saucepan in the cupboard with burnt food on the bottom which I had to scrub as we needed to use it.

Annoyingly the kitchen windows at the rear of the cottage had been stuck fast shut which was annoying as it was hot when cooking breakfast and despite having the extracter fan on the smoke alarm went off twice whilst cooking our full English.

The Bathroom was clean but we had to take our own towels. Something we have never been asked to do before having stayed in lots of holiday rentals in the past

There is a view of the sea from the rear upstairs window but the glass has been frosted so you can only see it if you open it and kneel down to peer through which is a shame

The bed dressings were very old and worn out although the bed itself was very comfortable

Our cat came with us and she loved the place as all the windows had a deep cill she could lie in during the day whilst we were out.

We loved our stay in this part of Wales and want to return but will not choose this cottage again

On a final note there were three cottages all joined as a terrace and the people staying or living in the end one owned a dog. On two occasions we went out to our car and found dog pooh in the parking area.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very sorry your experience wasn't as expected, I shall endeavour to correct al points made with immediate effect. I wished you had spoken to me about your disappointment, I enjoyed your company and you seemed very happy on the many occasions we spoke, so this has come as a terrible shock . Brian
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Lovely cottage, well equipt, great location for exploring the south Pembrokeshire coast.

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely week at Swan Lake Cottage, Manorbier. It's a great location for exploring all that the south Pembrokeshire coast has to offer, beaches are fabulous, our 2 Springer Spaniels had a great time as many of the beaches are dog friendly all year round. Cottage was very cosy and well equipt with a small enclosed garden at the front for relaxing in the evenings. Brian was very welcoming and always on hand for any local information, a very pleasant stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for a lovely review, it was a pleasure to have you stay.
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Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
20 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Car: not necessary

Hourly bus service (except Sundays)


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $18

Saturday to Saturday change over days for main summer holidays

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Manorbier Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Toilet, wash hand basin and electric shower cubicle
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • playground
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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