Wagtails Seaside Holiday apartment self-catering pet-friendly, dog friendly, Gower Peninsula walk to pub and beaches-Wagtails Cottage

Wagtails Cottage

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Wagtails Entrance

You can park right up to the front door sometimes helpful if your car is full of dog equipment

Wagtails location

Llanmadoc Post Office Green

Dining Table Wagtails

Wagtails Aerial from South

View looking at Wagtails north to south direction West is to the right as you look

Cwm Ivy Woods 10 mins walk

A National Trust area and nature reserve and just beautiful to walk and relax with ponies roaming just a wonderful place and gagging with birdlife such as stonechats woodpeckers merlins and so close to dunes and beach and estuary that it is teeming with lapwings oystercatchers and snipes green and red shank and endless other birdlife tree and wader varieties


Spacious Fridge Freezer

Fridge Freezer Frost Free

Proximity to Beach

Wagtails Walk to Beach in 20 mins

Leather Sofabed in Lounge

For the husband who snores too much

Bedroom with Double Bed

Oak Wardrobe and chest of drawers on top of which is a Bedroom SMART TV

Wagtails Sitting room

Dunes at Llanmadoc

Three Cliffs Bay

A fantastic beach perhaps 20 mins drive away from Wagtails Apartment accessed via Penmaen

Parking is Ample

Takes up to a Camper Van size vehicle and is rather more spacious than the photo suggests

Bedroom at rear peaceful

PURE DAB Radio and lamp on bedside table - bedroom leads into bathroom

Large Bathroom

Photo doesn't really do justice to size of the bathroom. Full size bath on the right. Shaver point. Lit mirror.

Quality but minimal Furniture

Everything we put in is high quality. The TV is on a bracket to save space and has SKY and Netflix

Wagtails Garden

view from your summer house back to garden entrance

Our local beach Llanmadoc

Wagtails garden 2011

Wagtails garden

Entrance to Wagtails Garden

Your garden is substantial in size and totally exclusively for your use and contains a BBQ, benches, table and chairs and small summer house with faux leather seats inside

Another Village Green angle

Wagtails is out of shot immediately to left of phone box

Kitchen area with dishwasher

plenty of spare cupboard space for your groceries

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Ornate bench seating

Wagtails Rose garden

Whole row at village green

Wagtails to the right of the row of cottages

Local produce

as sold in Our Shop Siop y Bobl or shop of the people in english which is a 2 mins stroll around the back of our house Laver bread is boiled seaweed and is lovely and full of zinc iron and iodine have it with bacon and mushrooms hot or cold

Great local shop

Home baked cakes and bread salt marsh lamb or beef

The map showing Llanmadoc

Around 15 miles west of Swansea and Gower is 5 miles wide and 15 long approx and we are in the most beautiful corner of it unspoilt by mass tourism but only 15 mins by car to anywhere in Gower Peninsula

Tourist overlooking views

from Llanmadoc Hill

Worms Head from Llanmadoc

view from Llanmadoc Hill

Rhossili Bay

Walk to Burry Holm at Rhossili Bay from Wagtails in 30 or 40 mins and to Rhossili Village in an hour

Port Eynon Beach

Llanrhidian Church

typical of Gower's churches

Whiteford Lighthouse

Walk out to lighthouse from Wagtails in 30 mins and pick your own mussels

Typical Gower

Photo by Dai Howells in 2006 at Burry Green 5 mins away by car

Britannia Inn is 3 min stroll

Very decent restaurant with owner chef of high quality kids playpark and bird cages

St Cadoc in Cheriton

Must be the prettiest church and location in Wales

Pottery in Cheriton

It does open honest as Johnny Vegas when he came to stay Aug 07

Walk to Berges Island

Not really an island but what a breathtaking 2hr circ walk from Wagtails front door

Local scenery

Overlooking Cheriton Pill towards Loughor Estuary from Llanmadoc Village

Typical local traffic

The brown one is seen trying to overtake the black one without indicating

Local church Cheriton

Eat at the Welcome to Town

Fab restaurant only a 5 mins drive from Wagtails in Llanrhidian

King Arthur Hotel 5 mins drive

at Reynoldston great food beer and wines see the specials board for local sea bass

Llanrhidian marshes

Photo by Dai Howells in June 07

Wreck of Helvetia Rhossili

Worms Head in background and remains of Timber ship Helvetia in foreground read its famous story

Rhossili cliffs and Worms Head

taken Sept 07 by Dai Howells of the Worm from Rhossili VIllage

Port Eynon Beach

a 10 or 12 mins drive from Wagtails

Walk the woodlands Cwm Ivy

A 5 mins walk from front door of Wagtails

Out Local Church

St Madocs is one of Wales oldest and most historic 1 min walk from Wagtails and very special

St Madocs

St Madocs again

Patio at rear of Wagtails

This small patio area is at immediate rear of Wagtails bedroom larger garden entrance is 15 yards away


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Johnny outside Gower Cottage

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Owners of Wagtails

Your hosts pictured in 2015 Dai and Heather Howells

Aerial with HL lines pubshop

Walker on Llanmadoc Hill

Village Location


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Rhossili Bay

27 Feb 2020

Johnny Vegas visits Aug 2007

Johnny stayed at Middle Cottage and entertained locals in the Britannia Inn on the Saturday night with his daft banter and sent loads of stuff to local charities afterwards

Johnny at the Britannia Inn

Where he entertained us all

Johnny meets other guests


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Bird Hut at Berges

Broughton Bay looking east

Blackrock at Broughton

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Rhossili Bay


Local Beach and Dunes

Wagtails Oak Table

BT Sports Discovery Channels SKY TV etc