Elm Grove Country HouseSt. Florence, Nr Tenby, Pembrokeshire, SA70 8LS, Wales
An elegant Georgian country house in the heart of Wales
This glorious mansion with marble fireplaces, panelled doors, picture windows and glittering chandeliers has a sublimely peaceful setting in 20 acre grounds. But it’s uniquely connected: the restaurants and pubs of St Florence are just 250yards along a tree-lined drive and Tenby three miles further.
Elm Grove has 11 individually decorated guest rooms, all of which are fitted with a blend of modern amenities and period furniture. Bed linens are crisp, duvets deep and comforts extreme. Room configurations vary from twins to king-size doubles, as well as a single room: you’re sure to find one to fit your needs. All are fully equipped with bathrobes and Noble Isle toiletries; a sign of the attention to detail is that there is even a cool down mat for hair straighteners. All have en suite facilities, some including both bath and shower. For those rooms that just have showers there is a lockable bathroom with a roll-top bath for guests who do, on occasion, prefer a bath. Some rooms are on the ground floor for ease of access, and all have glorious garden or valley views.
You’re not confined to your bedrooms here. There are a number of large public rooms with original plaster cornicing, wood panels, Adams fireplaces and traditional touches. There’s a lounge for guide books and maps, a bar stocking local beers, fine wines and spirits, and a dining room for breakfast and dinner. Outside there are the private grounds, with a grass tennis court, croquet lawn, and a games room with table tennis and pool table. It’s a perfect place for an extended stay.
Elm Grove suggests
Book ahead for an evening meal. Elm Grove Country House is a great place to stay and many guests prefer not to venture out in the evening – and even when fully booked there’s plenty of space for distancing.
- Dinner by Arrangement
- Electric Vehicle Charger
- Free off-street parking
- Free Wifi
- Ground Floor Bedroom
- Snooker/Billiards Room
- Bird Watching
- National Park
- Nature Reserve, Wildlife Park/Area
- Places of Historical Interest
- Opening Times: open March to early November inclusive. Closed December, January and February.
- Tel: +44 (0) 1834 871 255
- Price Range: from £95
PricingRates are per room/per night Double or twin rooms, including breakfast - from £110 - £200 Single Room, including breakfast £85 - £95 Dinners by arrangement (apart from August) £24 two courses £29 three courses Special offers available when booked direct. Details on Elm Grove's website. 10% discount for bookings made directly with the lodge (ie not through a booking engine such as booking.com)
LocationElm Grove Country House is just 250yards from the village of St Florence and just three miles from Tenby. There are a number of award winning beaches within five miles, as well as many historic sites such as Pembroke Cstle, The Preseli's and St Davids. It is also just 3 miles from the Pembrokeshire coastal path. It's eight miles from the ferry port at Pembroke Dock and an hour from Fishguard, making it a perfect stopover on the way to Ireland. There ais limited public transport and guests will need their own vehicle to get the best from Pembrokeshire, but there is a Type 2 charger for those who've gone electric.
Reviews"Beautiful, relaxing break - a wonderful centre for exploring Pembrokeshire" Mr & Mrs Lewton, St Ives
AccreditationsCymru Wales 4 Star Guest Accommodation, Top 3 Travel Myth 4 Star Accommodation in Tenby 2021, Travel Myth Top Small Accommodation in Tenby 2021
Jane & Alan Rees-Baynes
- Bio : Your hosts here are Jane and Alan Rees-Baynes, the third generation to operate Elm Grove Country House in its sixty years as a luxury B&B. The house itself is far older, of course: the foundations were laid in 1840. Cuisine is taken seriously here, with breakfasts of the highest standard: check out the local speciality, 'seaweed scramble'. Dinners are by arrangement and served year-round apart from August: they're always a sensational highlight.