Location & Local Information

23 Hamilton Street, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire SA65 9HL 

Close to the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path (Lonely Planet: "one of the best long distance trails in the world, passing 58 beaches and 14 harbours”), the Lodge is a perfect location/base for walkers, cyclists, family groups or those just seeking time out.

Easy access for taking the ferry to/from Ireland (port at Goodwick is 2km away). 

Pembrokeshire - one of the sunniest Counties in UK averaging 7+ hours per day in June, July and August (Source: The UK Met Office)


Close proximity to the Lodge:

  • Town centre

    • Restaurants - home cooked, locally sourced seasonal food 

    • Shops, Supermarket, Post Office & local amenities 

    • Pubs - too many to mention here, but wide choice to suit all tastes!

  • Lower Town - 400m (down hill) - beautiful harbour with friendly Cafe, Pub and Yacht Club (Visitors welcome)

  • Coastal Path - runs 300km along a spectacular rugged coastline 

  • Fishing trips arranged (max 4 people)

  • Beaches

    • Newport Sands (drive your car on beach) - 12km (east)

    • Whitesands - 25km (west) – a haven for surfers & no dogs allowed in summer

    • ….and many more smaller secluded beaches inbetween - for more info ask Q


  • FERRY and Trains - Station is FISHGUARD & GOODWICK (25 mins walk)

  • Buses - regular service to Fishguard (The Square) from HAVERFORDWEST and ABERYSTWYTH (T5 Service) - plenty of other local services from Fishguard Square

  • CAR PARK - 30m from Lodge (£1.50 for 24 hours)

    • There is no parking immediately outside or to the side of the Lodge​​​​​


Further afield....


  • Preseli Hills - hill forts, standing stones and burial chambers


  • Offshore - Skomer, Skokholm and Grassholm - puffins, guillemots, razorbills and grey seals – trips arranged from St Davids or Dale


  • Pony trekking (rides on beaches), surfing/windsurfing, rock climbing & diving also nearby



  •      All pictures on website taken in or around Fishguard by Q &/or Ella Richardson Photography

  •      Booking T&C's available on request

  •       We have a NO SMOKING policy inside the Lodge - smoking is, however, permitted in the garden




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