Travel Challenge: A summer holiday rental in Wales
Saturday 11 July 2009
Every week we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for a specified holiday. Today: a week's rental of a cottage in Wales, starting on 8 August.
£816: Pathfinder, a former lighthouse cottage near Marcross, Glamorgan Heritage Coast (sleeps five). "The spectacular coastline is 28 miles long and is ideal for exploring by foot or bicycle," says Rural Retreats' Charles Millward. (01386 701177; ruralretreats.co.uk)
£692: Ty Gwennol, near Pencader, Carmarthenshire (sleeps six). "Ty Gwennol has been converted from a stone-built barn and is the perfect rural retreat in this peaceful, unspoiled part of Carmarthenshire," says Gill Bell of Cottages4you. (0845 268 1560; cottages4you.co.uk).
Coastal Cottages of Pembrokeshire
£896: Cartwrights Cottage, Ivy Tower Village, St Florence, Pembrokeshire (sleeps five). "Cartwrights Cottage is ideally located within the fantastic Ivy Tower Village complex, a few miles outside the popular town of Tenby. There is a wide range of facilities, including a heated indoor swimming pool, sauna, gym, children's play area and tennis court," says Sue Ravenscroft of Coastal Cottages. (01437 772765; coastalcottages.co.uk)
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