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Cottage A Mile From St Davids, discounts available on short breaks & low season

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Barn in St Davids, Pembrokeshire, Wales - Peaceful Location, Easy Access For Walking,

Swallows Nest sleeps 4 - 6 and has underfloor heating throughout. There is a large en-suite bathroom next to the main bedroom with a bath and shower. Large wood burner, oak floors and handmade oak staircase. A large family kitchen and dining table with range cooker and large garden. We accept well behaved pets. Washing machine, microwave, DVD and WIFI. Outside there is a large garden with BBQ and decking area. Please contact us for discounts on low season and short and last minute breaks

Anne Curran
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french
Calendar last updated:
April 16, 2017

About Anne Curran

We live in St Davids and Ben my partner renovated Swallows Nest himself. He is a carpenter and green woodworker with his workshop near the barn so you can come and see him making stools and chairs. I am a full time stay at home mum and Open University student.

Anne Curran purchased this barn in 2007

Why Anne Curran chose St. Brides Bay. St Davids & The West Coast

We renovated the barn and when we bought it in 2007 it was a cowshed with cows in it! It is now a luxury barn conversion with underfloor heating throughout and a large woodburner. Swallows Nest is at Tregydd farm a quite location just a mile and a half from St Davids. The farm is no longer a working farm but there are horses and chickens.

Pembrokeshire is a fabulous area and we have lived here for about 15 years. The beaches are some of the cleanest and quietest in Britain and our local beach Whitesands is a blue flag beach and is great for families.

Swallows Nest is in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and has some of the most beautiful walks in the country right on the doorstep.

What makes this barn unique

There is a large garden and we are happy to have visitors with dogs, please enquire if you would like to bring a dog. The underfloor heating is powered with a ground source heat pump, whilst our electricity is provided by Green Energy. We endeavour to use environmentally friendly cleaning / laundry / washing up products, making Swallows Nest an ethical choice for visitors.

Guestbook comments from the owner

'Had a wonderful,Christmas winter break, Swallows Nest was so cosy and warm!'

'Swallows Nest was perfect for exploring the local beaches and Anne and Ben were very welcoming and helpful!'

'We had a great time here, weather was perfect so were got to have lots of bar b qs in the garden, thank you'
May 2014
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Saint David's Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Toilet 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Ensuite bathroom with bath and shower and toilet. Also a toilet / sink off the kitchen, underfloor heating.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with king-size double, upstairs mezzanine bedroom with twin beds, double sofa bed in living room. Downstairs with underfloor heating.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Outside: Large garden with decking area and large lawn. BBQ Large wooden table. Utility Room: Ironing board, high chair. Hand towels, tea towels, all bedding supplied. Please bring bath towels.


5/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Cottage A Mile From St Davids, discounts available on short breaks & low season
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
United Kingdom

Beautiful, beautiful 'Swallows Nest'

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time in 'Swallows Nest'. It is such a beautiful, tastefully decorated cottage with everything you need for your stay! The location is ideal for exploring St David's and the surrounding area. We were lucky enough to have great weather, which allowed us to sit outside and also enjoy the garden and the sky at night was breath-taking! So many clear stars to look at! We also had the company of a really friendly little cat! Anne, the owner couldn't have been anymore helpful; she was fantastic! Our only complaint is that we didn't stay long enough......but we are already planning our next visit! Perfect cottage, perfect location, perfect hosts!!

Ian, Beth, Lily, John & Claire.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Beth, it was a pleasure to have you stay with us and we would love to welcome you back again! Best wishes, Anne
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Raleigh, North Carolina

Charming "nest"

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay. Swallow's Nest was great - warm, cozy yet roomy, comfortable, clean, attractive, easy wifi, the kitchen well-equipped ... We liked it so much we stayed an extra day. Excellent location, wonderful hosts. Ben and Anne made us feel quite welcomed and they provided great suggestions for enjoying our time. We hope to go back and will most definitely recommend the cottage to friends and family.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to host you both and we hope to have you come and stay again in the future! Best wishes Anne and Ben
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Excellent, really relaxed and welcoming, and warm. Very lovely barn and country feel.

  • 5 of 5

With just the 2 of us staying, the barn was plenty large enough for us, and a lovely touch to provide some milk and a welcoming cake too. Owners really helpful and communicative, Ben turned up to make sure we were OK and understood how it worked.We have kept the details, and have already recommended to relatives.

We were fortunate to hit some lovely weather in October and sit outside to have breakfast, real treat. Highlight was probably having a fire and feeling very cosy on the Sunday evening. We enjoyed exploring Fishguard and found a really cool converted chapel that does lunch and drinks. The rib tour around Ramsay Island was a must, as well of course as the coastal paths.

The barn is really close to St David's, and we found it easily the late the first evening.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely comfortable cottage.

  • 5 of 5

Me and my family had a lovely week in Swallows Nest and would highly recommend it. It's in a great location for windy beach walks and generally exploring Pembrokeshire. Whitesands bay is a short drive away as well as the charming City of St Davids. The cottage has everything needed for a relaxing and comfortable stay.

The owners were also very nice and made efforts to make our stay fabulous.

All in all a great place to stay :)

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cottage in the sticks

  • 5 of 5

The beautiful cottage was a perfect home for us to use as a base to go and explore some of west wales' best coastline.

Owners were very friendly and made sure we felt at home, we fell in love with the slate kitchen and didnt want to leave...

Little garden out back with benches was great to eat out in the sun before going on another mission.

Will definitely try and come back asap!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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3 different beaches each approx 3 miles


Fishgaurd - Ireland (Rosslare) ferry 13 miles away


Caerfarchell less than half a mile

St Davids a mile and a half

Further Details:

St Davids has 2 banks, post office, restaurants, Indian takeaway, supermarket, fruit and veg shop, independent delicatessen, surf shop, activity centre, boat trips, galleries, coffee shops


Rates & Availability

Saint David's Barn Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please email or ring to book, payment in full via bank transfer, cheque or paypal

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday but out of season this can be flexible

Notes on prices:
Prices from £325 per week
Short breaks available, please ask

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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