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St Davids 

St Davids - Y Gorlan

Sleeps 44 Star Rating Disabled Access Enclosed Garden/Patio Internet Access No Smoking Parking Pet by Arrangement Short Walk to Coast

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  • Centrally located in St Davids
  • Stylish beautifully renovated apartment
  • All on one level making it practical for guests with mobility problems.
  • Off street parking
  • Pets welcome (pet charge)
  • Available all year/short breaks
  • Friday arrival

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Y Gorlan is a fabulous all ground floor apartment located in the heart of St Davids.  Once part of the Victorian Guest House, Y Gorlan, the new owners have created a wonderful one bedroom self contained apartment, perfect for exploring Pembrokeshire. Renovated to a very high standard it provides extremely comfortable, stylish and modern accommodation throughout, including a  contemporary, shaker style kitchen, waterfall shower, stylish furniture and very comfortable seating. The large sofa in the living area converts into a double sofa bed (if needed) and the dining table and chairs seat four.
All internal doorways and the front door are wheelchair friendly and the wet room shower with wheelchair access makes this holiday home suitable for those guests who may have some mobility difficulties.
Y Gorlan has under floor heating throughout, perfect for those all year round autumn and winter breaks.  It is within easy walking distance of the tiny city of St Davids, the cathedral, interesting shops and galleries, cosy pubs and restuarants.  The coastal path is approximately one mile away.
With off street parking - a rare feature in St Davids Y Gorlan is situated close to bus stops making it an ideal base for guests who want a break from driving or don't have their own transport.
The rear garden, which enjoys both countryside and distant sea views, is shared with the main house which is not a holiday rental, and is not occupied by the owner on a full time basis.



Birthplace of St David and sitting on the very tip of southwest Wales, St Davids is the smallest city in Britain. Boasting a fascinating history this tiny historic city, really no more than a large village, is considered by some as perhaps the very beating heart of Pembrokeshire, Britain’s only coastal national park. Rated by National Geographic magazine experts as the second best coastline in the world with 186 miles of magnificent unspoilt coastline with stunning views, rolling countryside and taking in over 50 beaches.

Only a couple of minutes’ walk from the “city” centre, tucked away in the sheltered Alun Valley, is the magnificent 12th century St Davids Cathedral made from the beautiful local purple stone. On the opposite bank of the River Alun, which meets the sea a mile away at the picturesque harbour of Porthclais, are the medieval ruins of Bishops Palace.

St Davids is an artist’s paradise with its own unique charm. With a host of galleries showcasing paintings, ceramics, glass, tapestry and bronzes, much of it from local artists, there is something for everyone. A must to visit in St Davids is the innovative National Park Visitor Centre, Oriel y Parc, where there is plenty to see and do, with its gallery, gift shop and café with seating inside and out.
For those just wanting a mooch St Davids has it all, a local farmers market, tea-shops, pubs and restaurants and an interesting collection of shops.

The coastline around the St Davids has some of the most breath-taking coastal scenery and within a short distance from the centre you can find;
Whitesands Bay, popular with families and water sport enthusiasts eager to experience the Atlantic swells.
Caerfai Beach where the unique purple stone used in the construction of the cathedral can be found and
St Justians, home to the St Davids Lifeboat station and from where regular thrilling boat trips operate to see the marine and birdlife around the offshore Ramsey Island, with its spectacular sea cliffs teeming with seabirds and the waters frequented by seals, dolphins, porpoise and if you’re lucky perhaps a passing whale.

And at the end of the day St Davids is the perfect place to enjoy some of the best sunsets in Wales.



Font door opens into a small hall with doors leading to living room, bedroom and shower room.

Open Plan Living and Dining Room

Stylish and spacious living area with plenty of comfy seating and underfloor heating.  Original stone feature wall.The sofa can be used as a double bed if needed.
Wall mounted TV/ Freeview/ DVD player.
Table and chairs to seat four.


Contemporary shaker style, modern, fully-fitted and well equipped kitchen, with electric oven, ceramic hob, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and microwave.
Rear door opens out to garden.

Shower Room

Shower room with a wheelchair access waterfall shower with curtain, toilet and washbasin.


Well furnished double bedroom with double bed, bedside tables, wardrobe, chair, dressing table and chair. TV
Window shutters and curtains furnish the windows.


Off street parking for one car. The rear garden is shared with the main house, which is not a holiday rental and is only occupied by the owner when they visit St Davids.

Utilites are included in the rental.  Central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels.  Please bring your own beach towels.