Garn Isaf B&B
Garn Isaf (meaning Lower Rock) has been a homestead since the 16th Century and perhaps earlier. It sits in a picturesque location just 5 minutes walk from the tiny fishing harbour at Abercastle and the famous 186 mile Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, with it’s magnificent scenery.‘Y Garn’ (The Rock), the main farmhouse was built at the start of the 19th century and has been beautifully restored as a 5 star self catering cottage with bed space for 6-7 people. Dog friendly and wi fi available.Garn Isaf Guesthouse / ‘Garn Mawr’ (Big Rock) was originally a barn and pig shed used for sheltering cattle, pigs and storing harvested produce, including the well known Pembkrokshire potato. The building has been lovingly restored and is either used as Garn Isaf Guesthouse, which it has been awarded a 4 star guest house OR can be rented out as a large self catering cottage, Garn Mawr, 4 star self catering cottage. It has a bed space for 11+ people in 4 separate rooms. All the rooms are en-suite and are fashioned in a contemporary manner, using oak, ash, bamboo and limestone. Dog friendly and wi fi available.‘Garn Gwely’ (Bed Rock!) campsite, is a 5 pitched CL (Certified Location) campsite, with extremely spacious patches, which each include a camp fire pit and a picnic table. It is surrounded by traditional Pembrokeshire earth banks that encourages wildlife to visit and grow. Very peaceful site. Dog friendly.Lying within the Pembrokeshire National Park, we are surrounded by stunning scenery and a plethora of wildlife habitats. We are in sight of ‘Carreg Sampson’, a Neolithic burial chamber, so called because legend has it that St. Sampson placed the headstone using just two fingers.A twenty minute drive away is Britain’s smallest city, the City of St David’s, named after the Patron Saint of Wales, its Cathedral is amongst the finest in the UK and is a World Heritage Site.Garn Isaf can be a peaceful retreat for quite contemplation or a place of inspiration for producing works of art, at the same time, it can be a base for the pursuance of a multitude of adventure activities and adrenalin sports on both land and water. There are both sand and pebble beaches nearby as well as many rock stacks and islands, all of which add to the artistic and natural beauty of the area.We can offer private rental, self catering accommodation in our farmhouse cottage ’Y Garn’ and barn ‘Garn Mawr’ or Garn Mawr is used as Garn Isaf Guesthouse.
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We are in the heart of the Pembrokeshire National Park, Britain’s only coastal National Park, equidistant between St David’s and Fishguard and just two miles from the A487 trunk road and the village of Mathry. Local public transport in the form of the Strumble Shuttle bus also passes us,
- Cardiff International Airport - 137 km
- Anglesey Airport - 149 km
- Fishguard - 10 km
- Pembroke - 31 km
- Rosslare - 88 km
Cards accepted at this property
Credit and debit cards are not accepted at this site.