Manor Town House: the guesthouse serving Fishguard with hotel-level class

When the planet’s most famous contemporary travel writer declares somewhere ‘the loveliest’ you are inclined to at least give it a chance. So Bill Bryson said of charming little Fishguard’s Manor Town House and this was, frankly, more than good enough for us. We went, of course, in the knowledge that the esteemed in the travel writing profession do often receive above-average treatment and that … Continue reading Manor Town House: the guesthouse serving Fishguard with hotel-level class

The Dyffryn Arms in Cwm Gwaun: a Pembrokeshire boozer not much changed in a century… or more

‘I told them I wasn’t opening ’til one today’ an old lady’s voice complains as I enter the bar at the Dyffryn Arms in tucked-away Cwm Gwaun, a thickly-foliaged valley near Fishguard. It is not the reception you expect when you walk through the open front door of an ostensibly open pub to order a pint, but then this is no ordinary tavern. Quite possibly, … Continue reading The Dyffryn Arms in Cwm Gwaun: a Pembrokeshire boozer not much changed in a century… or more