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Very good
6 reviews
Rooks' Retreat front elevation
Dining room
Living room
Fully fitted kitchen
Ground floor bedroom
Upstairs twin bedroom
Upstairs twin bedroom
Upstairs kingsize bedroom
Single bedroom upstairs
Ground floor en-suite
Enclosed rear garden
Manorbier Beach -1.5 miles
Tenby harbour
Manorbier castle
Stackpole Quay - 6 miles
Caldey island, just off Tenby
Seals at Skomer Island
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Overview
Cottage -
4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Hodgeston, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales
We can also be contacted via our website. Rooks' Retreat is a cottage full of character, just 3 miles from historic Pembroke, 7 from lively Tenby and a 5 min drive from Lamphey, with its shop, pubs, restaurants and petrol station. The car park can accommodate up to 3 cars and the fully enclosed rear lawn, with patio area, BBQ and garden furniture, backs onto the village green; an ideal children's play area.
The pub at Freshwater East is only 1 mile, or a 10 min drive, complete with views of the long sandy bay, and the award winning Barafundle bay is five miles. It is an ideal walking & touring base for the coastal footpath, the county's finest beaches, castles and theme parks.
The inside of the cottage is well equipped, with everything you should need for a real home from home experience. Sleeping a maximum of 5 we have t...
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Listing #HL55934
About the Owner
Paul F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:93%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Our housekeeper will ensure everything is tip top ready for your arrival and you are able to contact us throughout your stay.
Reviews from our community
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

My stay got off to a bad start due to the ‘iron man’ competition the house hadn’t bern cleaned, so it was cleaned after I arrived. The cold evenings were not pleasant as the heating wasn’t working, there was an unpleasant smell in one of...More

Thank sueford175
Management response:Responded 20 October 2017

The roads leading to Rooks Retreat had been closed during the annual Welsh Iron man competition, so the cleaners could not access the cottage in time, despite several attempts to gain access. The cleaners reported a very positive response from the guests, after they had...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017

We chose this property because it ticked all of our boxes in terms of location, layout & amenities. Previous reviews were good, although we now realise were a few years old. The house is in a great location, with easy access to the local area,...More

Thank ClaireBW
Management response:Responded 24 September 2017

We take all reviews into consideration and thank you for your feedback. We are pleased that you found the location of the property to your liking, peaceful and in a great location with a great layout, especially the downstairs en-suite with comfortable beds. With reference...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2015

We just spent a very enjoyable May half term at Rook's Retreat, sharing the cottage with another family. With five children under six the garden was fantastic, as it is enclosed and big enough for them all to run about. The location of the cottage...More

Thank hannah397
Management response:Responded 4 June 2015

Many thanks for the kind review and the positive comments about our communication. Glad that you had an enjoyable stay; Pembrokeshire certainly has a lot to offer!

Amenities
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Two dogs only allowed subject to normal pet rules. Please check with owner first.
Bathrooms
    1 Shower
    2 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Twin
    1 Queen
    2 Fulls
Availability
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
€112
£100
€134
£120
€412
£368
21 Jul 2018 -
7 Sep 2018
July/September
7 nights -- --
€1,035
£924
8 Sep 2018 -
28 Sep 2018
September
7 nights -- --
€600
£536
29 Sep 2018 -
19 Oct 2018
September/October
3 nights
€95
£85
€106
£95
€541
£483
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Euros and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
A couple discount of 15% is available on weekly bookings only - excluding school & bank holidays.
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About the neighbourhood
A narrow lane winds from Hodgeston to the Pembrokeshire Costal Footpath, with spectacular views of Freshwater East Bay, Caldey and Lundy Islands in the distance. Freshwater beach is only a 10 min drive, is easily accessible and has golden sand and superb walks. Manorbier beach, also a 10 min drive is a well known surfing mecca and there is an outdoor pursuit’s centre at Freshwater for the more adventurous.
You can catch the coastal cruiser bus to the idyllic Barafundle Bay or Bosherston Lily Ponds, which is a great place to fish. If golf is your sport, there are 3 courses - the nearest being just 5 miles away. Island visits and coastal boat trips are available from Tenby or Saundersfoot.

There are various places to eat within a mile to Hodgeston, ranging from a traditional 13th Century...
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Getting around
Hodgeston is just a mile from the nearest railway station at Lamphey. Bus stop to Tenby, Pembroke and further afield is just a couple of minutes walk away. You can also access the Coastal Cruiser bus - a hop on/ hop off bus that will take you around the coast. Check our own web site for a link.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Cardiff: 240.0 km
Railway: Lamphey: 2.0 km
Ferry: Pembroke Dock: 12.0 km
Postal address:

Rooks' Retreat
Hodgeston
Pembroke
Pembrokeshire
SA71 5JU

From Cardiff, follow the M4 to Carmarthen, then take the A477 to Pembroke. Once at Milton, turn left following the signpost for Lamphey/Manorbier. At the top of the T junction, turn right to Lamphey, then at the junction with the A4139, turn left, direction Tenby. Keep on the A road until you reach Hodgeston, approximately 1 mile from Lamphey. As you pass the Hodgeston sign, take the next right up the small lane and Rooks' Retreat is the 2nd house on your left, directly next to Rosedene Guesthouse and below Hodgeston Church.

Sail from Rosslare, Ireland, to Pembroke Dock, then follow the sign to Pembroke. Then take the A4139 to Tenby and continue to Lamphey as above.

Take the train to Carmarthen, followed...
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 2.0 km.
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