Welcome to Hafod Grove, a gorgeous Georgian Mansion House, offering spacious and good quality accommodation with 7 or 10 bedrooms and sleeping from 12 to 24 guests. Hafod Grove House enjoys an idyllic location with rural and distant sea views and there are over an acre of private grounds and a private access drive. Sleeping 18 + in 7 bedrooms, this can be supplemented by the addition of Hafod Villa (3 bedrooms sleeping 6) the delightful cottage next door. Hafod Villa also has its own huge private garden of over half an acre and access drive so there is no intrusion on either property. They are adjoined by simply opening a 7' high gate.
Winter weekend breaks or celebrations start at only £1025 for 14 at the Main House or £1525 for 24 in both properties (Nov - March excluding school hols). Prices are fully inclusive of: linen (towels optional extras) central heating, Sky + HD films and sports and WiFi internet access.
With open fires and a snooker table both properties are extremely popular and we have many guests who return year after year. You can walk to the sea at beautiful Ceibwr Bay our local beauty spot which is just over a mile from the House. You can at that point join the World Famous Pembrokeshire Coastal path with breathtaking sea views and stunning rock formations. You will usually see some rare and unusual animals such as basking sharks, dolphins, seals and even whales and turtles at times.
There are two fabulous safe, sandy beaches nearby with numerous rockpools and caves to explore. The house is ideal for family holidays, and friendly get togethers.
Hafod Grove is perfect for large groups who enjoy outdoor sports and activities as we have discounts with several local Activity Centres which offer clay pigeon shooting, coasteering, canoeing etc. There is also golf and horseriding, fishing and numerous other activities within 5 miles of the House. However perhaps you would prefer to stay in front of the open fire and watch Sky Sports or a good film!
Hafod Grove is frequently used to celebrate that special occasion and it's the perfect venue both in and outside the House for numerous guests to mingle and enjoy a barbeque or picnic or buffet or sit-down meal in the large farmhouse kitchen.
With castles, historical sites, galleries and art centres locally, days out should include a trip to St. Davids or Oakwood theme park, Folly farm for the little ones and Aberaeron the quaint Georgian town north of the House in Cardiganshire.
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The Spacious and Comfortable Self-catering Accommodation in Hafod Grove House includes:
A large, well equipped, farmhouse kitchen, with dining area for 26 people + an Aga, as well as a conventional cooker, dishwasher, microwave etc. There are two comfortably furnished reception rooms; both enjoy lovely garden views.
Reception 1: lovely private sitting rooms with twin aspect over the garden. Sky + films and sports & wifi as well open fire.
Reception 2: with french doors opening on the the patio and double aspect. If required, this room can be used as a bedroom (Bedroom 7 with its comfortable large double sofa bed).
Ground floor shower room with w/c & also separate lavatory.
The Bedroom Layout is as Follows:
Bedroom 1: Double small double bedroom which is near to the kitchen and shower room /toilet making it ideal for those who find stairs difficult.
There are two Staircases, but the main dog leg staircase leads up to the First Floor:
Bedroom 2 Master double bedroom with distant sea views with double bed and single bed, plus en suite bathroom with double-ended, antique bath, power shower, wash hand basin and lavatory, this room has dual access into the hall so can be shared.
Bedroom 3 Family bedroom with double bed and two trundle beds, this room features distant sea views.
Bedroom 4 with three single beds, en-suite shower room and pretty garden views.
Bedroom 5 A further twin bedroom with Art Deco twin beds, ensuite shower room and pretty garden views.
Bedroom 6 Small double bedroom (4'6" bed) and woodland views.
Bedroom 7 / Reception 2 with double sofa bed.
Large Family Bathroom with double power shower, 6’ Victorian bath, wash hand basin and lavatory.
The Ensuite bathroom is accessible from the hall as well as the master bedroom.
Cots and highchairs available on request.
The house stands in almost 2 acres of delightful, private grounds with gorgeous countryside and sea views, there are children’s swings, and a suntrap patio barbeque area etc. Separate 80m access drive with parking for up to 4 cars.
Dogs are welcome at Hafod Grove House at a charge of £15 per dog.
Hafod Villa is a separate cottage sleeping 8 (plus cot) that can also be rented along with the main house if required (Hafod Villa is priced separately).
At Hafod Villa, you enter through a long conservatory with alternative seating and dining area. There is a sunny sitting room with log burner, Sky + Sports and Films, Wifi with unlimited downloads & DVD. The spacious, bright kitchen/ dining room is well equipped for up to 8 guests with all mod cons. There is a ground floor king-size bedroom with ensuite shower room. Upstairs there is a family bedroom with four poster bed and matching bunk beds and pretty garden views, as well as a family bathroom with bath and restricted height overhead shower. There is also a twin bedroom with garden views. The cottage enjoys total privacy from Hafod Grove House when necessary but otherwise can be integrated both internally and externally. It has a separate 70m access drive with parking for up to 3 cars and a huge private garden and enjoys an exceptionally secluded location being set back from the quiet lane behind a small woodland.
Up to 3 well behaved dogs are welcome for free when you book the cottage with the house.
The House is equidistant (under 5 miles) from the bustling market town of Cardigan with its Castle, shops, theatre, gallery bars and restaurants, and the quaint Village of Newport with its Boat Club, and Golf Club both open to visitors (have lunch with a fabulous view across Newport Bay from the golf club), art galleries, pubs and cafes. In between there are many delightful country and coastal pubs and restaurants to enjoy. Walk, bike or drive into to picturesque Nevern just a couple of miles away and pop into the churchyard and see the Bleeding Yew and Celtic Cross and then have a good pub lunch in the Trewern Arms.
For the adventurous there are numerous sports and activities locally such as walking and cycling locally and along the beautiful Gwaun Valley (stop at Bessies famous pub for a jug of beer) or horse riding, mountain biking or walking over the Preseli’s, walk part of the coastal path from Ceibwr to Newport totally gorgeous or go for a beach ride on Newport Sands. For the more adventurous there are activity centres for diving, coasteering rock climbing, wind surfing, hang gliding etc.
Prices for 18 guests + 2 cots in Hafod Grove start at £1125 or £1525 for 26 guests, Nov - March (excluding school holidays) this includes, linen, (towels optional extras, central heating, Sky + Sports and Films and Wifi with unlimited downloads . Up to 2 dogs welcome at £10 each.
Please note prices are for Hafod Grove House sleeping up to 18 in 6/7 bedrooms Hafod Villa (sleeps up to 8 in 3 bedrooms) can be joined internally and externally for groups of 18 - 26. The deposit is approximately 1/4 - 1/3rd of the total cost. The balance is due 12 weeks before your stay. N.B. Weekend breaks include Sunday until 4pm which saves rushing off early or booking Sunday night. The security deposit is taken with the balance and repaid within a week of your leaving Hafod Grove.
Walk to our Ceibwr bay a well-known beauty spot and join the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path. With fabulous rock formations and caves, from the cliffs you can see rare mammals and sealife including seals, dolphins, basking sharks and even turtles and whales on occasion. There are numerous local sports and activities with some group discounts: coasteering, canoeing kayaking or sea or freshwater fishing, clay pigeon shooting, horse-riding and of course cycling and hiking. Oakwood Theme Park, Folly Farm Castell Henllys, Iron Age Fort Cardigan Castle and Cilgerran Castle Pentre Ifan Ancient burial Chamber St Dogmaels Abbey Activity / watersport centre Cilgerran Wildlife Centre St. Davids smallest City in Britain, Oakwood theme park, Folly Farm, fabulous petting farm for younger children and fairground. Birdspotting Red Kites fly over Hafod Grove Seal and Dolphin spotting from the cliffs at Ceibwr or Cardigan Island also basking sharks, porpoises and even leatherback turtles and the occassional Whale. Art Galleries and Craft Trails Restaurants, Bars and Cafe's offering delicious local produce.
Nearest Train Station or Airport: Fishguard
Recommended Places to Visit: St David's Cathedral and Tenby Aberaeron Georgian Coastal town Carmarthen shops and market. Cilgerran Castle, Gorge and Wildlife Centre. Oakwood Theme Park outside of Haverfordwest Cenarth Falls (great for fishing too) Walk along the Coastal path from cottage to Newport or St. Dogmaels Fishguard, marine Centre and Market on Thursdays. The Prescellis fantastic views and walks
Annual Events: Nevern Show Antique fairs Equestrian events Cardigan Show Pembrokeshire Country Show Art events, Outdoor theater
Recommended Places to Eat Out: Cardigan Town has numerous delicious bars and restaurants. Trewyn Inn in Nevern, Jolly Sailors Porthgwlog superb fish restaurant Ferry Inn St Dogmaels fabulous estuary location Excellent Restaurants in Newport (4 mls) Cardigan has Indian Restaurant on Barge The Flat Rock Gwbert Cardigan variety of restaurants (5mls) Cilgerran, Castle Cafe.
Local Sports: Water sports, such as kayaking, canoeing and coasteering are available at our local beautyspot of Ceibwr Bay. Horseriding (own a pony day or beach rides, pub rides) Walking (The World Famous Pembrokeshire coastal path) passes around Ceibwr. Sea fishing a
Moylegrove is a picturesque village set within a beautiful valley less than half a mile from Ceibwr Bay, with it's stunning rock formations and cliffs from where rare and unusual sea mammals can be observed. Also regularly used for bathing (although stoney) coasteering and water sports. Hafod Grove is situated in the beautiful National park and lies outside the village of Moylegrove. Set between the bustling market town of Cardigan and the Picturesque Village of Newport. Moylegrove enjoys an idyllic, peaceful coastal / rural location a short distance from Pembrokeshire Coastal Path within the Pembrokeshire National Park. Walk to Ceibwr Bay a well-known beauty spot with stunning Rock Formations and frequent sightings of rare sea mammals such as seals, basking sharks, dolphins and even turtles, whales from time to time.