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West Wales Holiday Cottages

The views around the local area at Castell Farmhouse, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, South Wales. © Chris Lacey

The views around the local area at Castell Farmhouse, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, South Wales. © Chris Lacey

West Wales holiday cottages offer an unparalleled Welsh holiday experience. National Trust holiday cottages in Wales allow you to freely explore the boundless countryside, mountainous terrain, and coast of West Wales.

Our holiday cottages in West Wales let you indulge in the glory of the Welsh landscape. A selection of the finest places in Wales’s western region. The likes of Pembrokeshire, Stackpole, and Cardigan Bay amongst others are Welsh highlights adored by holidaymakers all year round.

West Wales holiday cottages present a perfect escape from your busy day-to-day lifestyle. A rural retreat in Wales can be enjoyed by all the family and even the dog. Our remote holiday cottages are ideal for a romantic getaway, and the Trust have a vast collection of coastal holiday cottages as we know a trip to the beach is the highlight of a UK break.

Pembrokeshire is one of Wales’s most popular destinations. Famous for its golden sandy beaches, the Trust have more than 20 holiday cottages in Pembrokeshire. Pembrokeshire is also protected by Britain’s only coastal national park…..

The delightful and secluded Cwms is a lovely Victorian cottage, reached by a little bridge over a stream, lives in a quiet wooded valley. Typical of a West Wales holiday cottage is the closeness of sandy beaches, with Amroth within walking distance and after a long evening stroll, the wood burner is waiting to be lit.

The Dairy Cottage is one of the oldest buildings in the group of holiday cottages at Stackpole. Dating back to the 16th century, the updated cosy sitting room/kitchen diner is perfect for cooking up a family meal. The Bosherston Lily Ponds are a great place to explore on a summer’s eve to spot otters and other wildlife. An adoring perk of this West Wales holiday cottage is that you’re yards away from the West Coast path, and within walking distance of the beach at Barafundle Bay, often voted one of the best in Britain, outranking beaches across the world including the hotspots of Australia and Brazil.

The town of Carmarthen was founded by the Romans and the county of Carmarthenshire is one of the largest in South West Wales and in notably agricultural and rural by nature.

Named Little Newton after the main Newton House in the centre of Dinefwr Park, Home Farm Farmhouse was sited in the northeast area of the estate in the late 1700s on the advice of landscape architect Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, dubbed “England’s Greatest Gardener”. Sleeping 12, the farmhouse in an idyllic retreat for large family holidays and is an ideal base for exploring the rich countryside of Carmarthenshire. This West Wales holiday cottage has its own private lawned garden, with the freedom to enjoy all of Dinefwr’s magnificent 800-acre estate on your doorstep.

North West of Carmarthen is on the west coast of Wales is Cardigan Bay. With an array of beaches and coastline to wander, Cardigan Bay and is designated a Special Area of Conservation. Cardigan Bay is home to unique marine life where porpoise, seals and bottlenose dolphins can be observed, of which the Bay has the largest population in the United Kingdom.

Designed by John Nash, who is famous for buildings such as Buckingham Palace and Brighton’s Royal Pavilion, Abermydyr is nestled on the banks of the river Aeron in the heart of the beautiful Aeron Valley. The unrivaled location of the Bay makes it the ideal base for a peaceful and relaxing holiday. Wonderful walking and breathtaking coastlines are within easy reach and this beautiful unspoiled area of Wales can be enjoyed at any time of year.

The National Trust have a vast selection of holiday cottages in Wales in a number of heavenly spots including the Gower Peninsula, Llyn Peninsula, and Snowdonia to highlight a few special locations.

Whatever you are looking for from your next UK getaway, the Trust have an abundance of self-catering holiday cottages in West Wales to suit all types of holidaymaker. With dog-friendly holiday cottages, cottages for couples, families, and for weekend breaks, there is a Trust cottage for everyone to enjoy.

Why Choose A National Trust Holiday Cottage in West Wales?

Our West Wales holiday cottages are on or very close to land managed by the Trust and you’ll enjoy the space to relax in some special Welsh places.

Every time you stay with us, the proceeds go directly back towards protecting, restoring or opening up buildings and landscapes for everyone to enjoy. Your contribution is invaluable in helping the National Trust continue to protect and grow these special places.

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  • The exterior of Little Milford Lodge, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire © Chris Lacey

    Little Milford Lodge

    Haverfordwest , Pembrokeshire

    Single storey lodge built in 1950 as accommodation for workers on the Little Milford estate.

  • The exterior of Abermydyr, nr Aberaeron, Ceredigion © National Trust


    nr Aberaeron , Ceredigion

    Abermydyr is nestled on the banks of the river Aeron in the heart of the beautiful Aeron Valley.

  • The exterior of Castell Farmhouse, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, South Wales. © Chris Lacey

    Castell Farmhouse

    Fishguard , Pembrokeshire

    This farmhouse is in a fantastic location within a couple of hundred yards of the sea.

  • The exterior of Penparc,Dinefwr,Llandeilo,South Wales © National Trust


    Llandeilo , Carmarthenshire

    Penparc cottage was constructed between 1905 and 1911 and is built in a distinctive style.

  • Rosemary, Lavender and Thyme Cottages shared garden, nr Pembroke, Pembrokeshire © Mike Henton

    Lavender Cottage

    Stackpole, nr Pembroke , Pembrokeshire

    A simple converted farm building in a fabulous location at Stackpole.

  • The exterior of Tan y Bwlch, Lyn Peninsula, Gwynedd  © Mike Henton

    Tan y Bwlch

    Rhiw, Llyn Peninsula , Gwynedd

    A Penllyn Crog loft cottage with stunning views across Hell's Mouth Bay.