Bwthyn Tresinwen

Strumble Head, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, West Wales
Guests: 8       Wifi: not available       Pets? Pets allowed by special request only

Bwthyn Tresinwen

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about the property

Just 300 yards from a secret cove / beach near the lighthouse on Strumble Head in Pembrokeshire, this traditional Pembrokeshire holiday cottage has plenty of space for all the family in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

Bwthyn Tresinwen enjoys an enviable and peaceful position near the famous lighthouse on Ynys Meicl. This semi-detached Pembrokeshire cottage doesn't have sea views but you catch glimpses from the garden, or a 5-minute walk down to Porthsychan cove. A treat for anyone who enjoys coastal walking (some of the best in the UK), spotting wildlife (seals, dolphins, seabirds, whales if lucky), and relaxing in beautiful surroundings or by an open fire.

Top 20 UK/Ireland Beach Cottages for Summer (Guardian 2018) 

Named No.1 in The Independent newspaper's Top 5 Coastal Cottage Retreats!

See sister property Hafan Tresinwen here, or to book both cottages together, click here.



latest review

We had a lovely stay at your Welsh cottage in Tresinwen. We had a fire every night which was great but as the temperature had dropped we could have had the cottage warmer with some heating. We had 4 w...

Phillip A, September 2020

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£404 (based on 2 staying)
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£898 (based on 2 staying)
pets allowed by special request only
bed layout
Master Double (ground floor), Single (ground floor), Single, Double

facilities at Bwthyn Tresinwen

farm or rural location
open fire / woodburner
beach (within walking distance)
coastal location - within 5 miles of the sea
media & technology
television and reception
cleaning services
washing machine
young children welcome
high chair

map - location

travel info

There is a Strumble Shuttle (404) from Fishguard which stops fairly nearby (Google 'Strumble shuttle' for timetables), but the only trains to Fishguard are twice a day to the ferry terminal (Fishguard Harbour) arriving at 13.15 and, less helpfully, 01.26! There are plenty of trains to Haverfordwest and buses from there to Fishguard.

in detail

The cottage can sleep 8, though as it has just one large bathroom we consider it as suitable only for 6 adults maximum. The cottage is centrally heated throughout. There is a cot and high chair available at the property.

Ground Floor:

Cegin Fach: Modern kitchen with everything you'd expect. Slate worksurfaces, Belfast (half size) sink, electric cooker, washing machine and microwave. Dining table with views.

Cegin Fawr: An open fire makes the main lounge snug. You can be traditional and use the fireside settles, or opt for a comfortable modern sofa. CD radio/ stereo. Television (Freeview). Books, toys and DVDs for children.

Master Bedroom: Large room with cast iron Victorian double bedstead and 'chaise lounge', just a couple of steps from the bathroom.

Bedroom 2: A large single bedroom with views to the front, and steepish steps up to bedroom 3.

Bathroom: A large family bathroom with some nice antique sanitaryware. Bath with shower over. Towels provided.


First Floor:

Bedroom 3 is a fairly small single loft room directly off bedroom 2 below. Probably best for a child. Lit by skylights with views.

Bedroom 4 is the largest bedroom and has a double bed and two singles. Lit by skylights with views.



Pretty garden and lawn to the front. Garden furniture.

Large secluded lawn area to rear where you can relax and enjoy the fine views, listening to see if you can hear the sea.

Private parking for 2 cars.


local area

  • Walk to the coastal footpath & lighthouse & dophin/ whale look-out
  • Aber Mawr - beautiful beach - 3 miles
  • 51 forts and castles to see in county!
  • Head inland to see the Preseli Mountains
  • Goodwick harbour - 3.3 mile drive (day-trips to Ireland)
  • Fishguard - 4.5 miles (cafes & art galleries)
  • Buy stylish blankets at Melin Tregwynt

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customer reviews for Bwthyn Tresinwen

We had a lovely stay at your Welsh cottage in Tresinwen. We had a fire every night which was great but as the temperature had dropped we could have had the cottage warmer with some heating. We had 4 walks in the area but needed a large scale map of the vicinity. Provision of maps would be very helpful as there are many footpaths and it is a place for hikers. Thanks. .

- Phillip A,
September 2020

We had a lovely time at Bwthyn Tresinwen. The cottage is postcard picture perfect, beautifully clean inside with everything you will need. The garden is also gorgeous and well cared for. We loved the location of the cottage, perfect for a stroll to Strumble Head lighthouse and for reaching the coastal path. The little cove a 10 minute walk away is amazing, we saw seals on the two days we went down. Thank you very much for a wonderful stay, this is our second time in these fantastic cottages and we very much hope to return again.

- Megan L,
August 2020

Tresinwen is a truly beautiful spot. The cottage is a really special Welsh experience. We had a great time. We saw seals and Dolphins and walked along cliffs and swam in the Blue Lagoon at Aberreidy.

- Catherine B,
September 2019

Bwthyn has been lovingly renovated and is in a small hamlet of mainly similar period cottages right out on Strumble Head. There are clifftop walks in both directions along the Pembrokeshire Coastal path and, if you're lucky, seals in the cove. Even in January there is plenty to keep you interested, fed and occupied in the area. Thoroughly recommended.

- Richard N,
January 2019

A lovely stay in West Wales. The cottage is in a cluster of farm cottages . Nice and cosy. A stroll through the lane to Strumble Head lighthouse or along the coastal path. A drive in to Fishguard but we had a great time during our weekend.

- Rena K,
July 2018

The best thing about the cottage is it’s location just a very short walk from the coastal pathway. We had some memorable walks right from the door and saw seals everyday in the little cove nearby. The lighthouse at night was very special. The cottage itself is very attractive but needs a little re-thinking to truly cater for the maximum number of people it can accommodate. A party of five would be fine but anymore becomes a challenge in terms of there not being enough chairs, big enough saucepans or fridge space. However it is wonderfully peaceful despite being semidetached to another holiday let and in close proximity to two others and we were outdoors all day every day in the stunning surroundings. Would happily recommend for location and feel of the place.

- Marykate K,
April 2018

We loved this cottage, snuggled in a hamlet with a lovely sheltered garden. We had an action-packed holiday, Kayaking with Kayak king in Fishguard (lots of seals), horse riding at the local stables, obviously great coastal walks, and lovely food at Rose & Crown. The jazz festival was impressive and friendly too. Liked St Davids and Cardigan, and St Dogmaels pottery.

- Gill C,
August 2017

Lovely break at this pretty cottage. Beautiful countryside and wildlife... seals in the nearby cove. Great walks and stunning beaches

- Lisa N,
August 2017

We had a wonderful stay at this very cosy cottage. A lovely location with a short walk down to a quiet cove which was perfect for children. We loved exploring the local area including the lighthouse and ancient forts. The cottage has everything we needed and was very peaceful. We plan to return again. Thank you.

- Sonia nerys E,
April 2017

We had a wonderful time in this cosy cottage. It was in a beautiful location and we loved exploring the nearby seal cove and walking on the coastal path. The cottage itself was just right for a family: enough space, all the amenities you'd want and a lovely real fire that we lit every night! Great!

- Katy M,
April 2017

We had a truly cosy and relaxing stay at Bwthyn Tresinwen. We loved how higgledy-piggledy it is and were so surprised how warm it was. Plenty of kitchen equipment and lots of space. We had some lovely walks along the coastline and can highly recommend The Bug Farm near St Davids! Excellent. The open fire and cosy lounge were a real treat to come back to.

- Jennifer jones ,
January 2017

Great stay and location - fully recommend.

- Charles P,
September 2016

Had a lovely bank holiday weekend stay here. Visited St David's, Solva, Cardigan and Newport. Pretty cottage with an authentic interior. Enjoyed having food outside in the peaceful front garden and visit from the very tame and beautiful young fox. Would definitely recommend

- Michael A,
August 2016

Lovely cottage in a beautiful location, great for walking & wildlife. Really quiet & pretty comfortable - a great place to take a rest & get away from it all.

- Jen C,
June 2016

Wonderful time in Pembrokeshire. Beautiful house, wonderful views and perfect weather! Can't wait to come back. Thank you so much.

- D fannin ,
June 2016

Had a fantastic time. Cottage had everything we needed and the location was even better than we could imagine. We saw seals and dolphins from the coastal path and had trips to different secluded beaches. All great for children with toilets and good facilities. The cottage is away from it all but you are never far away from civilisation. We will definitely like to return and recommend to friends.

- Amy M,
May 2016

Bwthyn Tresinwen will forever stay in our memories as it was where our three year old son first saw seals swim in their natural habitat, in a nearby secret cove. If you're looking for a home-from-home, set in spectacular surroundings then this is the place for you. We'll certainly be making a return visit, very soon.

- Sara J,
April 2016

Fab cottage.. Beautifully laid out, plenty of space for the 7 of us. Blessed with gorgeous weather so had plenty of long walks and days by the beach. Would def love to return.. Our sons, 11,11 and 8 all had a lovely time.

- Carina retter ,
October 2015

This cottage was absolutely beautiful. The children were spoilt for choice in terms of which bedrooms they slept in. The open fire was a real treat and the children toasted marshmallows on it every evening. The cottage was warm, cosy and well equipped and incredibly peaceful. It was close to a beach and lots of interesting walks. We would all thoroughly recommend it.

- Nina W,
October 2015

Bwthyn Tresinwen is a true gem! We loved our stay and would heartily recommend it for everyone * * *

- Martin T,
May 2015

Really lovely mini break. The location is beautiful. It was warm and sunny so breakfast outside was a real treat. Saw a seal, adder , horses and birds of prey during half hour walk to Strumble Head. The house is very cosy and well equipped. Enjoyed the break and will recommend to all. Jess and Kevin. April 2015

April 2015

We arrived with lots of hats, gloves, woolly jumpers and blankets and spent the holiday on the beach swimming (most of us!) , exploring rock pools, being watched by seals and realising theres just not enough time to walk up to the rocky ridges and along the coast, so we'll have to come back again. The house was really lovely, cosy, warm, well equipped and perfect to come back to tired and hungry. Thank you. Emily, Casper and Otis - Bristol - April 2015

April 2015

"When we arrived we were tired and stressed from work. Just six days later we feel like we have been on holiday for a month. The perfect antedote to our busy lives; a welcoming cottage by the coast with plenty of lovely walks from the door. Particularly enjoyed the boat trip over to Ramsay Island. A fantastic week!" ~ Jenny, John & Henry (1)

July 2014

"What a beautiful place! We love the cottage, and our walks every evening to see the seals down at the cove, and the lighthouse. Thank you for a fantastic holiday!" ~ Carole, Rob, Fergus (5) and Ruby Louisa (1)

July 2014

"We both agreed this morning that it was the best holiday we have ever had! Everything was perfect - the cottage was superb & the location brilliant too."- Billie, Dave, Mabel, Dora & Granny

July 2014