SIX NIGHT ITINERARY
Welcome to Wales, or rather Croeso I Cymru; the most undiscovered of the British Isles. A country of coastlines and mountains, and its very own language spoken by 30% of the population.
Pembrokeshire lies on the West coast of the country, with its landscape protected by the unique Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. The coastline of Pembrokeshire stretched across 186 miles, with an abundance of colourful sea-side towns, historical architecture, quaint fishing villages and of course the smallest city in Britain: St Davids.
We have handpicked our itinerary to include a diverse range of excursions to suit all interests; from coastal helicopter rides to lovespoon making, cathedral visits to cheese tasting. If there are any particular visits you’d like to include, we will gladly work it into your schedule.
Depart by private transfer from London/Cardiff, where you 'll be greeted with champagne and canapés and introduced to your staff, before exploring the beautiful property and it’s breathtaking sea views.
Before dinner, enjoy a visit from a local patriot, who will give you an overview of Welsh history and it’s language, before you embark on your journey to Discover Pembrokeshire.
Indulge in a memorable gourmet four course meal, prepared by your private chef.
Wool has been woven into the history of Wales since the Middle Ages. This morning you will visit Melin Tregwynt, a woollen mill where there has been weaving recorded since 1819. Learn the process and impact of the wool trade, and browse the beautiful collection of woollen goods in the gift shop. Return to Swn Y Mor for a wonderful first lunch prepared by your private chef.
This afternoon, you will embark on a helicopter ride around the coastline of Pembrokeshire. See some of the sights you will visit later on in the week from an elevated view from your private flight.
To finish the day, visit a small family run local gin distillery - the only distillery in Pembrokeshire! Visit the farm where the gin is produced using its 300 year old well to blend the botanicals. Return to the house for cocktails, canapés and a delicious dinner prepared by your chef.
Pembroke Castle has a long and fascinating history dating back to 1093.
Pembroke is also noteworthy as the only castle in Britain to be built over a natural cavern, a large cave known as the Wogan.
Continue to visit one of Pembrokeshire’s most beautiful beaches - Barafundle Bay, which has not only been voted the most beautiful beach in Britain, but also was in the top 12 most beautiful beaches in the world. Enjoy your lunch in true Brit style, with local fish and chips enjoyed al fresco with a beautiful sea view.
This afternoon, a special visit to a local family run Lovespoon Workshop. The lovespoon is a traditional craft that dates back to the seventeenth century. Enjoy demonstration on the history, tradition and process of lovespoon making. Of course, there will be an opportunity to choose your own as a souvenir to take home with you. Return to the house for another wonderful gourmet meal.
Enjoy a leisurely morning and a light breakfast, as you will be indulging in a traditional Welsh breakfast with cockles and lava bread as a ‘brunch’ before departing for your afternoon tour.
Visit the popular seaside town of Tenby, known for its 13th-century town walls and its stretches of sandy shoreline, including Castle Beach, where the ruins of Tenby Castle are on a headland overlooking the harbour. Visit the Tenby Museum and Art Gallery, which includes a 16th-century wrought-iron cannon. Continue to the Tudor Merchant’s House, an exhibition which recreates domestic life in 1500, with a merchant's shop and working kitchen.
En route back to your new home from home, stop for afternoon tea at The Grove, Pembrokeshire’s most prestigious hotel, nestled in the peaceful countryside. Return home for a sunset beach stroll and a few cocktails before a light evening meal.
After breakfast this morning, depart to visit St David’s - the UK’s smallest city. Visit the Cathedral, built by St David, the patron saint of Wales. St Davids Cathedral has been a site of pilgrimage and worship for more than 800 years.
Next stop - the weekly local market. Browse through some local arts and crafts, and pick up some delicious local delicacies. Stop for lunch at one of Pembrokeshire’s most exquisite restaurants - Blas (meaning Taste) - which resides in a converted windmill.
After lunch, embark on a boat ride around the beautiful coastline. Prepare to see seals, sea lions and other local wildlife, whilst your guide tells stories about the local area. Return to the house.
After breakfast this morning, visit Pembrokeshire’s famous cheese makers - Caws Cenarth. Continue to visit 5000 year old Pentre Ifan Burial Chambers, which contains and gives its name to the largest and best preserved neolithic dolmen in Wales. Return to the house for a delectable feast, prepared by your private chef.
After a few hours relaxing, accompany the staff to one of the area’s most famous pubs: Bessie’s. Located in the breathtaking Gwaun Valley. The pub is another time capsule of a bygone era, owned by 92 year old Bessie. The bar is the front room of Bessie’s house and the beer is served through a hatch straight from the barrel, served directly from the jug.
Return to the house for some cocktails overlooking the sea, before enjoying a very special farewell dinner.
Enjoy your last breakfast before we say goodbye and return you to London or your onward destination.