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Penfro is the Welsh word for Pembroke
Discover the Most Beautiful House in Pembroke.
Penfro Offers You Elegant Bed & Breakfast Accommodation.
Penfro - Perfect for You
A Magnificent Grade II* Listed Georgian Townhouse in Pembroke, Pembrokeshire
Take Bed & Breakfast in one of our Three
Feature Packed Spacious Rooms with High Ceilings & Lovely Furnishings.
Which room at Penfro is Perfect for you?
Comfort and Style.
Quality Food home produced or sourced locally.
A Special Place for Special People.
Penfro is Perfect for You.
Welcome to the website for Penfro.
Each of the three double rooms is large, comfortable and distinctive.
There are as many things as possible to make you feel this is home from home.
The house is extraordinary with exquisite plaster ceilings,
wooden panelling, silk lined walls
original features than could reasonably be expected
to have survived since 1760.
Who would expect that most of the glass in the front windows is original and genuinely antique?
Sit on the Slate Terrace overlooking the extensive gardens and watch the sun go down.
Sit in the main garden, sip wine, have a picnic - enjoy.
Whether you are on business, taking a well earned break,
visiting family, attending a wedding
or want to bring some romance back into your life with that someone special, Penfro is Perfect for You.
Everything you could want whether you stay a day or a month.
Please take a moment to look at the rooms,
each one special and individual.
Which room at Penfro is Perfect for you?
*Penfro is Non-Smoking, thank you for respecting my home*
Pembroke is an historic town with a wonderful ancient castle and
nearby are many more of the wonderful castles Pembrokeshire is famous for.
Just 4 miles or so to superb beaches, Barafundle, Freshwater East and Freshwater West.
Swim, surf , fish, walk, cycle and just enjoy the beauty of the coastline.
Nearby are several quality golf courses.
A few miles away are the popular tourist resorts of Tenby and Saundersfoot.
My husband is a graduate of the famous Shannon School of Hotel Management
with experience in hotels in Switzerland, Germany, Ireland and the UK.
He worked for many years as an hotel manager and was also in charge
of Conferences for TrustHouse Forte Hotels UK.
I too worked in hotels in the South East and London -
we met at the Castle Hotel, Windsor
where I was Head Receptionist and he was to spend a year in England.
Having met me, he never left!
I hope that I am a thoughtful hostess and
that your stay will be enjoyable
not just for the surroundings, but for the quality
and friendliness of the service you will receive.
We had hoped to find a beautiful house we could share with others
and once we walked inside the door of Penfro,
we never looked at another.
Though fabulous, the house is not stiff and formal.
We hope you will find it warm and welcoming too.
This is what we saw when the door opened.
This website was made almost entirely by me with just a little help from a friend.
I like things to be personal.
The words are mine and the photographs bar one are all mine too.
Personal service is important, it is what lifts a B&B
above an hotel.
Penfro is our home and we welcome paying guests
into it so that we can share it's beauty with others.
We are the current owners of this house built c1760.
When a friend told us that Penfro was for sale, she said
"It is better than the photographs",
and the photographs were pretty impressive.
But she was right. It is hard to see the scale of the building
and gardens and the true beauty of it all without being here.
Come and see for yourself.
I look forward to welcoming you to Penfro.
My passion is the history of WW1 which started when I
wanted to find out more about my Father's father who was killed in 1918.
Having researched my own family, I then started to help others
research their families, mostly military history.
I became Honorary Secretary of The Machine Gun Corps Old Comrades' Association
10 years ago and continue to do that work,
making a bi-annual magazine, arranging events and
services of Remembrance. (See Links page.)
Since there was not a group dedicated to WW1 history
when I came to Pembroke, I started one.
Meetings are held at my home on the 1st Wednesday of each month.
If you are interested and live or are staying in the area,
please telephone if you would like to join in.
Grade II* Listed
The UK has a scheme whereby buildings of great historic or architectural interest
must be preserved. When a building is Listed, few changes can be made to it.
There are 5 Grades on the List.
(Lowest) Grade III, Grade II, Grade II*, Grade 1 (highest)
Penfro is Grade II* Listed and thus very special,
one of only around 20,000 such buildings in the whole of the UK.
There are several Listings for features inside the house and gardens.
The main staircase being one such.
When you stay at Penfro, you really are staying at
one of the most beautiful houses in the United Kingdom.
* While stocks last.
updated 19th April, 2013.
It is faster to telephone to make a reservation, especially if you intend staying soon.
Decide which room you would prefer.
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