We are Ed and Lou Sykes, born and bred (respectively) in Pembrokeshire.
After living away in London for a number of years in 2003 we saw and fell in love with Llys Meddyg.
Our intention has always been to create somewhere that we’d like to stay and eat ourselves. Somewhere very comfortable but stylish in a down-to-earth way. Our location in Newport Pembrokeshire is at the heart of what we do. We feel privileged to live in such an area of outstanding natural beauty. We hope our guests can share our sense of awe and wonder for the coast and mountains that are our neighbours.
Where to find us
Newport Pembrokeshire is on the A487, 13 miles south of Cardigan and 9 miles north of Fishguard. You’ll find us on the main street in the centre of town.
From Cardigan : As you arrive in Newport, we are on the righthand side of the road immediately after the turning signposted to the beach and the golf course.
From Fishguard : As you arrive in Newport, we are on the lefthand side of the road immediately after the Golden Lion Inn and before the turning signposted to the beach and the golf course.
Further driving directions : Please use Google Maps to help you plan your journey. If you are traveling from Cardigan Llys Meddyg will be on your righthand side, and from Fishguard you’ll find us on your left.
We have ample, free, off-road parking right next door to Llys Meddyg.
llys meddyg history
Llys Meddyg, meaning “Doctors Court” in Welsh, is a Grade II listed Georgian coaching house.
The garden was once the site of a prosperous market garden and in post war times Llys Meddyg sent dahlias and roses via train to be sold at Covent Garden Market in London. Some of the old cold frame bases are still standing and are now used for growing fresh herbs for the kitchen.
The oldest part of the building is the Cellar Bar, which was originally a 1500’s Masons Arms.