Cottages a stroll away from a cosy pub holiday cottages

Cottages a stroll away from a cosy pub

Kate W 23 October 2019

If you're looking for a secluded, rural Welsh retreat but still fancy being close to the local pub, we have a stunning selection of Welsh cottages near pubs for you.

Cosy cottages near pubs

With some cottages just a stone's throw from their local watering hole and some a pleasant country walk away, our luxury cottages in Wales are perfect for the ultimate rural getaway.

Indulge in a tasty pub meal and a pint of delicious local ale at one of these revered village pubs in the Welsh countryside, before retreating to your cosy getaway for an evening in front of the fire.

1. Bwthyn Clyd, Porthgain

Bwthyn Clyd cottage by the coast

An elegant cosy cottage for four guests (plus your dog!), this beautiful retreat is a wonderful choice for a family holiday escape to the Welsh coast. Visit the quaint harbour at Porthgain or head to the stunning waters of the National Trust-managed Blue Lagoon. Walk the coastal path to discover breathtaking views and sandy beaches or stay in and snuggle up on the sofa for a film night.

The Sloop Inn

The Sloop Inn Porthgain Wales

A characterful pub with delicious local grub on the menu, this warm and welcoming foodie destination is a great choice for a family dinner out in Porthgain.

Distance: 1 mile

Bwthyn Clyd

2. Penrheol Farmhouse, Llechfaen

Penrheol Farmhouse

This stunning cottage welcomes 8 guests so you can enjoy a welcome get-together with mates or celebrate a special occasion with friends and family. The 18th-century property has been comfortably furnished to complement the period features. Beautiful rooms offer a calm and relaxing atmosphere while there are superb panoramic views of the Brecon Beacons National Park. There’s a lovely garden where children can play and a sheltered terrace for al fresco dining. Enjoy gentle strolls along the canal towpath or take on Pen y Fan, the tallest peak in the national park.

Three Horseshoes Inn

Three Horseshoes Inn pub in Wales

A stylish, award-winning pub/diner where you can enjoy a big group dinner with your guests. Book a table for your dinner on the final night of your stay in Wales to end the trip on a high.

Distance: 0.7 miles

Penrheol Farmhouse

3. Boutique Townhouse, Llandudno 

Boutique Townhouse

Tucked away at the top of Wales, this beautiful townhouse is right by the coast and close to two beaches – perfect for a seaside escape.  With room for ten guests, invite along all your favourite people for a group getaway to Llandudno. Spoil yourself with evenings spent soaking in the hot tub which has wonderful views from its raised patio position. Light floods into the conservatory from which you can see the same fantastic view of the town and mountains beyond. A mix of sleek, stylish décor in the kitchen, conservatory and bedrooms, while touches of opulence can be found in the lounge and bathrooms. There’s plenty of amenities to be found in the surrounding town, and you could visit the Mostyn Contemporary Art Gallery, walk to the end of Wales’ longest pier, or take a cable car to the top of the Orne.

The Snowdon

The Snowdon pub in Wales

If you’re looking for a cosy pub, this is just the place to settle down for a dinner surrounded by stylish furnishings and a warming atmosphere.

Distance: Less than 1 mile

Boutique Townhouse

4. The Weir, Ewyas Harold

The Weir

Situated in the pleasant and rural village of Ewyas Harold, this characterful farmhouse is an excellent holiday base between the Brecon Beacons and the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With a lovely local village shop, chippy and several inns, you have all the essentials on your doorstep. Although the cottage feels totally secluded, it's actually less than a mile from a choice of two delightful local pubs: The Temple Bar Inn and The Dog.

The Temple Bar Inn & The Dog

The Temple Bar Inn
The Temple Bar Inn - @thetemplebarinn


The Temple Bar Inn has been licensed since the 1850s and provides a relaxed environment with a varied menu - tuck into a juicy steak with a glass of red before ending your meal with a sugary sweet white chocolate cheesecake. Meanwhile, The Dog has been open for over 500 years, offering that touch of history to your dining experience.

Distance: Both these cosy pubs sit next to each other at 0.3 miles away

The Weir

5. Pantygelli Farm Cottage Two, Pantygelli

Pantygelli Farm Cottage Two

Set in the Brecon Beacons National Park, Pantygelli Farm Cottage Two is an idyllic retreat. The cottage can be found at the base of the Brecon Beacons’ Black Mountains region and offers a cosy, luxurious interior. With numerous walks stretching away from the cottage, this cosy getaway is perfect for exploring everything Wales has to offer. Explore the bustling nearby market town of Abergavenny. Just 2 minutes away is the charming local pub, The Crown at Pantygelli.

The Crown at Pantygelli

The Crown pub near a cottage

With unrivalled views over the mountains, the pub's extensive menu showcases some of Wales' finest local food. Try the locally-made venison sausages served with mashed potato and red onion gravy, or the steak and ale pie, made with beef braised in Felinfoel Stout.

Distance: 0.5 miles

Pantygelli Farm Cottage Two


Ready to start planning your holiday to Wales? Find yourself a holiday cottage with a hot tub for indulgent evenings, a cosy retreat with a wood burner for nights snuggled up around the fire, or a holiday home with an enclosed garden so you can sit out in the fresh air.

We have family-friendly escapes and large properties for big groups, romantic retreats for couples of an escape together and plenty of holiday stays which welcome dogs - so you can bring the whole pack with you on your next Welsh trip! Browse our full collection of cottages within walking distance of village pubs to find your perfect getaway. 


Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information at the time of writing, please ensure you check carefully before making any decisions based on the contents within this article.

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