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holiday cottages on the coast in wales

As a Mum myself, I know how much my boys love going to the beach even now they are that bit older. Whenever we are on holiday, we do like to stay near the coast in the UK, regardless of the weather - we invest in shortie wetsuits for the boys so they don't get too cold - and off we go for the day, normally with a picnic. One of our favourite places to holiday in the UK as a family is Pembrokeshire in west Wales. The coast there is simply stunning & the coastal paths are wonderful ways to drink in the amazing sea views. We also found numerous sandy beaches that weren't crowded & some almost felt undiscovered. Before I had kids, I visited both the west Wales coast around Aberystwyth, an incredibly popular destination for visitors & also the north coast with a day trip across to Anglesey, I know why "Wills & Kate" loved living there! But I will let you discover why for yourself.
Below is a complete list of all our family friendly coastal holiday cottages in Wales. Please click on the photo/description to link to that holiday cottage with more information. For other countries including England, Ireland, Scotland and France please click on the country name.
gwalia falls beach holiday in wales Gwalia Falls, Tresaith Beach, Cardigan Bay, west Wales coast - breathtaking location to watch the dolphins in the bay from the cliff top or the beach. A quiet seaside resort with 2-3 bed accommodation in lodges, apartments or luxury mobile homes, some with private hot tubs. Walk to the restaurant & pub serving food & explore Cardigan Bay from the Ceredigion coastal path. Superb for a relaxing beach holiday in Wales for the whole family.
self catering holiday cottage in wales Dawns Y Don holiday cottage, Aberystywyth, west Wales coast - 3 bedroom cottage sleeping up to 6 with uninterrupted sea views across Cardigan Bay on the Welsh coast. Dolphins & porpoises are often seen in the area. A stunning central location with shops, pubs & restaurants all within walking distance. Pet friendly holiday cottage.
holidays in wales on the coast Hoseasons Holidays all over Wales - offering self catering cottages, boating holidays, holiday lodges & family friendly parks. They allow you to search by the feature "beach within 3 miles" for all of their accommodation making it just so easy - I have booked through them many times & can highly recommend them. Click the red heading title to go to their website for more information & online booking or best of all, telephone 0345 498 6602 for help, more information & booking - lines open until 10pm.
wales farm holiday cottages with pool Croft Farm & Celtic Cottages, Cardigan, Pembrokeshire Wales - 8 cottages of 2-4 bedrooms rated 4* & 5* with indoor heated swimming pool. Super family friendly - daily animal feeding, indoor play barn, adventure playground & for parents who don't want to self cater, daily fresh cooked bread and meal deliveries to your door. Poppit Sands blue flag beach is 5 mins away.
gwynfryn holiday cottages north wales Gwynfryn Farm holiday cottages, Pwllheli, north Wales coast - set on a working dairy farm yet just 1.25 miles from the coast this small complex of 11 holiday cottages is super family friendly. Indoor heated pool, shared hot tub, tennis court, indoor soft play, games room, gym, animal feeding - something to keep the whole family happy including the dog as they are pet friendly too. Ideal base to explore the wonderful Llyn Peninsula.
farmhouse holiday in wales Upper Calffield Farmhouse, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, west Wales - a former farmhouse now used for large group holidays & short breaks, perfectly located just 2 miles from spectacular Newgale sandy beach. A 6 bedroom holiday home in 7 acres of grounds with countryside views. The village pub is close by serving real ale & food, just perfect for large group holiday by the coast. Pet friendly accommodation.
holiday park in wales with pool Penrhos Park near Aberystywyth on the west Wales coast - gorgeous smaller holiday park in a stunning setting with luxury holiday lodge & caravan style accommodation. Superb golf facilities with its own 18 hole golf course, 9 hole course & driving range. Also private hot tubs with the lodges, indoor heated swimming pool, small gym, sauna & onsite restaurant. Perfect base to watch the birds of prey too & less than 2 miles to the beach.
wales eco friendly holiday Asheston Eco Barns, Pembrokeshire, SW Wales - 5 traditional Welsh barns converted into luxury eco-friendly holiday cottages, each with 3 bedrooms. Superb loaction, just 3 miles from Newgale "blue flag" beach, within 22 acres of countryside to explore. A safe, secluded environment for the children to play plus a dedicated children's play area. Wheelchair accessible cottages, ideal for groups.
large group holidays pembrokeshire Croft House, Pembrokeshire Coast, Wales - a luxury 6 bed self catering cottage that is ideal for large group holidays with its own private hot tub. A former farmhouse that is now available for weekly bookings or short breaks all year round. Located just 4 miles from Cardigan bay & many, undiscovered sandy beaches. Also access to shared indoor heated swimming pool, daily animal feeding on the farm & indoor & outdoor play areas. Pets welcome too.
holidays in scotland with sea views Wales coast holiday cottages from Sykes - offering self catering holiday cottages all over Wales with the option to search either 1/2, 1 mile, 2 miles or 5 miles from the sea. At last count, I found over 200 holiday cottages within 1 mile of the coast in Wales so I am sure you will find somewhere for your perfect holiday on the Welsh coast. Click the red heading title to go to their website for more information & online booking or best of all, telephone 01244 352 241 for help, more information & booking - lines open until 9.30pm.
self catering holiday cottage pembrokeshire Meadow Cottage, Cardigan Bay, Pembrokeshire Coast, Wales 3 bed self catering holiday cottage with private hot tub and stunning countryside views yet only a couple of miles to the beach. Booking also comes with use of leisure complex & indoor heated pool plus animal feeding on the farm just 1 mile away. Pet friendly holiday cottage.

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