Ty Fynnon Cottage (Well House) at North Down, Pembrokeshire is a superb cottage that can sleep 6 in 3 bedrooms, 2 large doubles (1 with en-suite) and 1 with twin beds. All beds are made up ready for your arrival using crisp white hotel quality bedlinen and large fluffy towels are provided for all guests. The bedrooms all have lovely views of the gardens and countryside.
The rooms are spacious and well designed. There are extensive lawns and grounds at North Down which guests are welcome to make use of. Children love the rope swing and playing on the lawns.
North Down is very tranquil and set far from the road on its own drive. The cottage is close to the beautiful beaches of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.
The local area: Our nearest beach is Freshwater East a lovely south facing wide sandy shore backed by sand dunes. There are boat launching facilities here, a large car park, toilets, disabled access, a shop and cafe.
A little further along the coast is Manorbier a pretty village with a medieval castle. The beach is a magnet for surfers looking to catch the large Atlantic swells and is great for rock pooling, sunbathing and swimming. Again there are toilets, a large car park and an easy access path to the beach. In the village you will find a shop, cafe and pub. The castle is open to the public.
The historic walled town of Pembroke is two kilometres away. There is a magnificent castle here (one of the best preserved in Wales) and it is the birth place of Henry VII. There is a wide variety of small independent shops, cafes and restaurants.
The resort town of Tenby is a 20 minute drive away. It has award winning beaches, water sports and boat-trips
Days out: There are several theme parks within easy driving distance (less than 30 min). The largest is Oakwood with its roller coasters, thrill rides and family entertainment. Next door to Oakwood is the Blue Lagoon - a large indoor pool complex with water slides and waves machines - great for a rainy day. Folly Farm near Narberth is another great family day out with many animal based attractions including Wales' only giraffes. Closer to home is Heatherton where you will find the Tree Top Trail, baseball cages, a golf driving range, horse riding and an indoor soft play area for the little ones. Manor Park - Anna Ryder Richardson's Wild Welsh Zoo - is a 15 minute drive away.
In Pembroke there is a large leisure centre with indoor pool, squash and tennis courts and a gym.
The local village and Pembrokeshire: Lamphey is a pretty Pembrokeshire village steeped in history and a pleasant 20 minute walk from North Down. The Bishop's Palace is a scheduled ancient monument and a site of national historical importance. There are two pubs both offering a wide selection of meals, a shop, artisan bakery, hairdresser, train station and bus stop. The village cricket team plays most Saturdays during the summer and there is a tennis club with two courts. Next to the cricket pitch is a well equipped children's play area.
Pembrokeshire is Britain's only coastal National Park with a multitude of safe family beaches, many of which have been awarded Blue Flag status.
North Down is close to the Pembrokeshire Coast Path a National Trail, 186 miles in total it stretches from Amroth in the South to St Dogmaels in the North. Walkers are very welcome and lifts to and from the path can be arranged for a small extra charge.