PLAN YOUR OWN ADVENTURE...
With 186 miles of beautiful coastline dotted with more than 50 beaches, Pembrokeshire is the perfect holiday destination for people of all ages. Whether you’re looking to get active, just looking to relax on a beach or want to experience intense thrills you’ll find it all here. With Britain’s only coastal National Park, the main attraction here has to be the rugged coast, but there’s also a wealth of other attractions that’ll make your visit one you won’t forget. A big part of any holiday is finding new experiences and we’d love to hear about any treats you come across on your holiday with us in Pembrokeshire.
food & DRINK...
St Davids and the surrounding area feature a wealth of eating out options, from coffee shops and cafes to pubs and restaurants. There’s something for all tastes and budgets, but a few of our favourites are...
Cambrian Inn, Solva
Our favourite restaurant serves a great choice of traditional meals, with great pies and fantastic fresh fish from the nearby harbour, but we go back for their famous range of ‘Fat’ burgers...
Something’s Cooking, Letterston
Pembrokeshire’s best fish and chip shop is worth the 15 minutes or so it takes to drive there. You can eat in at their restaurant or take away and eat them five minutes drive away overlooking Fishguard harbour.
The Sloop Inn, Porthgain
Pembrokeshire’s most famous pub, set in a quiet fishing village on the north coast. Pub favourites and fancy alternatives in a great setting make this a real family favourite.
On Wednesday and Sunday nights during peak season you can buy takeaway pizza from our site shop. Save on cooking and washing up.
St Davids only Indian restaurant is a great place for a family meal. A takeaway service is also available.
Tel: 01437 720508
Also worth trying...
The Bishops, St Davids
The Farmer’s Arms, St Davids
Cwtch, St Davids
Grub, St Davids
Harbour Inn, Solva
The Park, Slebech
Wolfscaslte Hotel, Near Letterston
With more than 50 to explore it may take a while to tick of all of Pembrokeshire’s beaches.
To get you started we’ve listed our top ten favourites.
- Whitesands Bay
- Porth Melgan
- Broad Haven South
- Traeth Llyfn
- Freshwater West
For more information visit pembrokeshirecoast.org.uk
Art & Craft...
When you consider the awesomne scenery its no surprise St Davids and the surrounding area features dozens of galleries and exhibitions - some even offering you the chance to get stuck in yourself.
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culture & history...
With the finest catherdral in Wales, and the 14th century ruins of the Bishops Palace next door, St Davids had plenty to see. Further afield there loads of castles to explore (with Pembroke Castle in particular a well-maintained treat), a secret chapel built into a steep cliff at St Govans and the tranquil Caldey Island monastery just off the Tenby coast.
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Just a mile off the coast, Ramsey Island is a RSPB sanctuary famous for its seabirds and breeding seal colony. Boat trips run regularly from St Justinians, and some allow you to land on the island to explore it’s remote heathland walks. Alternatively you can enjoy the spectacular scenery and wildlife from the boat, where you’ll see a variety of seabirds, cliffs up to 120m high, deep caves, seals and maybe even dolphins and porpoise.
Canoe down a river
Learn to Surf
horse riding on a beach
St Davids was the first place in the world to offer guided coasteering tours and it remains the best place to try this exhilerating sport. Clamber over rocks, bob about in strong currents and plunge into deep pools as you see the coast from a very different perspective. With trips suitable for all ages and bravery levels there’s no reason to miss out. www.tyf.com
try a round of golf
Towering almost 600ft above the St Davids peninsula, Carn Llidi is an imposing rock that dominates our landscape. A fairly gentle walk to the top rewards you with unparallelled views of the coast, with the sea surrounding you on three sides. It’s an iconic photo opportunity too good to miss. When you check-in at Lleithyr Farm we’ll give you a map illustrating the route to the top - a 40 minute walk that’s suitable for all ages.
From serious walkers to family ramblers, the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, has routes that’ll take your breath away for all the right reasons. Have you chat with us and we’ll recommend some of our favourite spots, but half the fun is discovering hidden treasures for yourselves. Just don’t forget your camera - there’s a photo opportunity around every turn.
1. Carn Llidi
2. Blue Lagoon, Abereiddi
3: Bosherston & Broad Haven South
4. Strumble Head Lighthouse
5. Solva Harbour
6. Abermawr & Bluebell woods
7. Preseli Mountains
8. Dinas Island & Cwm Yr Eglwys
9. Nolton Haven to Druidstone
10. Whitesands to Caerfai
For more information on walks visit pembrokeshirecoast.org.uk
Family Days Out...
What started out as a small farm park has grown into a lagre zoo and definitely the best family day out in Wales. With a range of animals from lions and penguins to ponies and pigs, a massive undercover retro funfair and indoor and outdoor playgrounds Folly Farm is unmissable for families. www.folly-farm.co.uk
dinosaur park tenby
blue lagoon water park
Owned by the Wildlife Trust, Skomer is a beautiful little island most famous for its colony of puffins. Take one of the limited daily boat trips to the island and you’ll enjoy a tranquil few hours in the company of the iconic birds. The best time of year to visit the island is during the months of May and June. nature...
For more information on walks visit www.welshwildlife.org
Enjoy walks around Stackpole estate and the famous lily ponds.Park in the National Trust car park and follow their guided walk through the lily ponds to the beautiful beach at Broad Haven South - one of the most scenic walks in south Wales. www.nationaltrust.org.uk/stackpole
crabbing at solva
Even kids hooked on iPads crack a smile when they have a go at crabbing. The best spot locally is Solva harbour - dangle your baited line off the quay wall and you’re almost guaranteed a few nibbles. We stock all the kit you need in the site shop - good old fashioned fun.