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Bwthyn Lil, St Davids - Self-catering cottage in Pembrokeshire

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8 Goat Street, St David’s, SA62 6RF, Pembrokeshire
Wales, United Kingdom

Hamish Elvidge

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+44 (0)1252 842706(landline)

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A sweet retreat in the heart of St David's, minutes from the coastal path and Whitesand Bay. Simple living for a small family - with views

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Thread your way down the winding streets of St David's, Britain's tiniest city, to this holiday cottage, the oldest of three, set around a gravel courtyard with a beautiful communal garden: lawn, borders and plenty of seating. Bwthyn Lil, the furthest from the road, is the closest to the garden and has the best views. From its upper floor you can see the imperious cathedral (a 12th-century Norman monastery) and beyond to the sea. Enter a royal blue door to find a simple living room enclosed by whitewashed stone walls and low beamed ceilings, all fresh, neat and cosy with a wood-burner, squishy sofas and colourful rugs on a polished floor. You eat in the kitchen-diner, at a wooden table in a snug alcove. Two peaceful bedrooms lie upstairs and share the same simple style, with white bedlinen and new pine. Here in St David's are pubs, restaurants, food shops, craft shops, concerts at the cathedral and Shakespeare on summer nights. A wonderful little place for a holiday, ten minutes from the coastal path and Whitesand Bay, for surfing, photography and salty fresh air – and with your own parking!

Children welcome
Suitable for guests with children aged 3 and over.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
English spoken
Host speaks English, whether perfectly or not.
Wireless internet access available.
Public transport
Within 10 miles of a bus/train station.
Babies welcome
Suitable for guests with a baby or toddler under 3.
Grounds for guests to explore.

Electricity included

Open fire / woodburner

Microwave oven

Central heating

Mobile reception




Cooked meals available

Washing machine

Restaurant within 3 miles

Shop within 3 miles

Pub within 3 miles

Relaxation areas

Breakfast available

Breakfast included



Spa on site

Bar on site

Free parking on site

Free parking nearby

Local points of interest from Hamish Elvidge:

Local points of interest from
Hamish Elvidge:

  • Whitesand Bay is a wonderful sandy beach within five minutes drive and is great for surfing and sandcastles!
  • St Davids Cathedral is the focal point of the city and must be visited!
  • Great restaurants( for example Morgans and Cwtch) are plentiful in St Davids and the surrounding area.
  • A trip around Ramsey Island cannot be missed, to see the seals and, hopefully dolphins!
  • Abereiddi and the Blue Lagoon create a very unqiue atmosphere.
  • Pothgain is a unique, beautiful harbour, which has a really good restaurant (The Shed) and pub (The Sloop)
Points of interest

Guest feedback
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"This is it finally we have found our forever holiday home in st davids. We visit Pembrokshire twice a year to walk the coastal path and have stayed in various places. But that's it - we intend to return to this beautiful cottage every time. Perfect location, parking! A south facing garden for late afternoon drinks, beautifully equipped with white China, bath with endless hot water, divine beds with views each am across to the cathedral spire and the rolling countryside. Quite, with a 5 minute walk to 2 fabulous award winning restaurants, and owners who really care about clients . Superb!"

Susan - Manchester, United Kingdom

July 2017
"Bwthyn Lil was very well presented, well equipped, comfortable and had everything we needed for a comfortable stay in St Davids. Its proximity to the centre of the city was perfect and in easy reach of places to eat, drink and catch transport. The level of equipment was very good. The greeting we got on arrival after a 7hr drive made us feel extremely welcome. All 3 of our party agreed this ranked amongst the best holiday cottages we had stayed in. And finally the garden was well maintained and the perfect spot to watch the sun set whilst sipping a glass of wine! Perfect! "

Phil - Dereham, United Kingdom

June 2017
"Charming cottage with log burner and central heating. Cozy living room suit four people, separate kitchen and two smallish double bedrooms with goose down filled duvets and pillows. Comfortable sprung beds with lovely bedding. One bedroom had French doors to balcony with a delightful view of the Cathedral, surrounding countryside and Ramsey Island. . The garden was lovely too and the Private free off-road parking is a real benefit, as parking is not easy in St Davids. We’re already booked our return visit for next Spring."
November 2012

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  • 1 Cottage for 4
Price:(i) £400 to£140 per week

Booking info:

Minimum stay: 7 nights in high season. Short breaks available.




8 Goat Street, St David’s, SA62 6RF, Pembrokeshire

Self-catering Bwthyn Lil (self-catering)
Cottage ~ 2 doubles sharing 1 bath/shower room
Price: (i) £ 400 to £ 140 per week

Hamish Elvidge

Visit website Check availability

+44 (0)1252 842706(landline)

+44 (0)7836 252638(mobile)