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Saundersfoot Spotlight

A Spotlight on Saundersfoot - Pembrokeshire

Saundersfoot is a small coastal village with fabulous sandy beaches, busy working harbour with a collection of shops, bars, and restaurants.  There is Heywood’s  - a family butchers, Sue’s Pantry -  supplying great cakes & pastries, and an eclectic mix of shops.  There are ice cream kiosks overlooking the seafront in the Summer months selling all sorts of flavours and toppings.  Quieter in the Winter months with warmly wrapped walkers and waterproof clad dog owners trekking the coastal paths and beaches.  The Summer sunshine welcomes families who love to take full advantage of the sandy beaches, rock pools for the explorers, making sandcastles and paddling in the sea. 

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Saundersfoot main beach

Glen beach

Coppet Hall beach


Playground next to Sports club

Amusement Arcade

Harbour - A variety of boat trips including mackerel fishing for families and novices and sport fishing for the more experienced. Trips are also run to see the seal colony on Caldey Island, off Tenby, and the bird sanctuary on St Margaret’s, with an informative commentary on the history and wildlife. The SEA TAXI operates from Saundersfoot main beach.

Train Station – There is a Saundersfoot train station however it’s not actually in Saundersfoot! Tenby is the better station to get off at, with a supply of taxi's.


Posh Nosh:

  • Coast, Coppet Hall Beach – Michelin starred chef – Will Holland

  • The Mulberry – Saundersfoot

  • 51 North – Tapas Bar, Saundersfoot Harbour

Family Dining

  • Kookaba – Australian themed restaurant, High Street, Saundersfoot

  • The Salvage Bar, High Street, Saundersfoot

  • Beachside Barbeque, Beach slipway, Saundersfoot

Light Bites & Fast Food

  • Argosy Fish & Chips, Saundersfoot

  • Philly’s Coffee Shop & Baguette Bar, Saundersfoot

  • Marina Café, Marina, Saundersfoot

Eating Out












Events 2017

New Year’s Day Swim                                                   1st January

Saundersfoot Cawl Factor                                              4th March

Coppet Week – Sailing                                                  27 May – 2nd June

Saundersfoot Harbour Festival                                      2nd July

Vintage Motor Cycle Club, Saundersfoot run              9 – 11 September

Saundersfoot Triathlon                                                 9th September

Big Bang Weekend                                                      27th & 28th October

St Nicholas Christmas Market                                    1st, 2nd & 3rd December 


Distances: Saundersfoot to:

Tenby: 2.8 miles

Amroth: 3.8 miles

Lydstep: 6.9 miles

Kilgetty 2.8 miles

We will now have a look at a pick of 6 very different properties located within Saundersfoot, which are offered by Powells Cottage Holidays

Stammers Retreat provides lovely, comfortable accommodation which would ideally suit two families on holiday together - and without getting under one anothers feet!  All on the ground floor with parking for two cars and a small grassed lawn. The property is just a short walk from the centre of the village.  The kitchen/diner is open plan a great social hub to discuss all the day’s adventures whilst preparing an evening meal. Two of the bedrooms have en-suites and all bedrooms have the luxury of a TV, so no arguments.

Family friendly with the property providing a cot and high chair and don’t forget your four-legged friend, as this property welcomes two well behaved small dogs too.

More Info: Stammers Retreat

Great for: Two Families


3 The Lookout is a super homely upside down house, taking full advantage of the stunning views over Saundersfoot and its coastline.  This property really makes the best use of its outside space to its full potential.  With a small astro turf garden, outdoor kitchen with BBQ and comfortable seating area to relax and unwind.  If that wasn’t enough there is a hot tub to sit in and enjoy a glass of wine on a warm evening.  There is also a brand-new table tennis table - great for teenagers.

There is parking for one car on the drive and a second car can be parked on the roadside.  A 15 to 20-minute walk will take you into the village centre to enjoy all the amenities.

More Info: 3 The Lookout

Great For: Those who enjoy the outdoors


The Old Gardener’s Lodge is a quaint hideaway, by crossing the main road into Saundersfoot and venturing through the leafy pathways of Swallowtree Woods leads you to the lovely sandy Glen Beach.  This property is functional and compact and a great base to explore all the delights which Pembrokeshire offers.  It has the added attraction of parking with stunning shared gardens and there is also a small secluded patio area for a bit of privacy.

More Info: The Old Gardeners Lodge

Great For: Keeping your holiday affordable.


Ocean Point is a single storey property on the main road leading into Saundersfoot village, so ideal if you want to be on the periphery of the village but a short drive will take you into Saundersfoot.  The driveway will accommodate two cars with an attractive lawned area. The layout gives a spacious feel ideal if you’re taking a dog.

More Info: Ocean Point

Great For: A holiday with your dog.


Dan Y Coed is a large detached house with just a short walk to the Glen Beach.  One of our larger properties both spacious and light.  The kitchen dining area has a feature window which lets the sunlight cascade into the ‘L’ shaped room.  A great property for a family with teenagers with its very own games room with snooker table, Wi Fi access and a short walk down a footpath to the beach.  This property also has two separate lounges one being ideal for the children and the other for the adults.  It also provides a travel cot and supplies books and games.

More Info: Dan Y Coed

Great For: Families with teenagers and younger children.


Ruby Cottage is situated on the most sought after stretch in Saundersfoot – The Strand, which runs parallel with the sea front.  The property is positioned just across the road from the beach. Centrally positioned with easy flat walking to the shops, places to eat and drink.  Ruby Cottage does have its own private parking right outside the property.  There is a nautical seaside theme running throughout the whole house, providing a fresh holiday feel.  The bedrooms are all bright and airy and all have a sea glimpses.  Take a walk to the end of The Strand and venture through the tunnels to Wisemans Bridge where you can find the Wisemans Bridge Inn right towards the end of the beach – for a refreshing drink!

More Info: Ruby Cottage

Great For: Leaving the car all week in the parking space without worrying.

Take a look at our Saundersfoot Cottage Collection.

Dan Y Coed

Old Gardeners Lodge

3 The Lookout

Ruby Cottage

Stammers Retreat

Ocean Point