Holidays in Pembrokeshire are hard to beat. From camping and glamping to luxury lodges and holiday homes for sale, this stunning county in the southwest of Wales is filled with award-winning sandy beaches, pretty seaside villages and amazing attractions.
The clear waters of the vast Atlantic Ocean offer a range of water sports from kayaking to surfing with immaculate Blue Flag award-winning beaches like Tenby and Whitesands being the ideal destination for families with young children. Quieter beaches like Wisemans Bridge, Musselwick and Traeth Llyfn are never crowded and dog-friendly except in peak season.
The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is the only one of its kind in Britain and comprises varied landscapes of dramatic rugged cliffs, white sandy beaches, moorland hills and wooded estuaries and valleys.
The lovely Nolton Cross Caravan Park in Haverfordwest is in the perfect place for joining the Pembrokeshire Coast Path to enjoy the most breathtaking sea views.
Take to the sea with a choice of gentle boat trip cruises that tour the islands off the Welsh coast or, for a more exhilarating adventure, you could enjoy a speedboat sea safari. You might even see dolphins swimming alongside the boat or seals on the islands as well as a variety of unusual birds overhead.
Family Attractions in Pembrokeshire
The Dinosaur Park in Tenby is a great day out for all the family with its life-size dinosaurs roaring as they roam the park, guided walking safaris, rides and activities.
Wales’ biggest theme park, Oakwood Theme Park in Narberth promises adrenaline adventures with its Speed rollercoaster, the fastest in Wales plus a variety of child-friendly rides including the waterfall slide, pirate ship and a gentle boating lake.
Historic Places of Interest
For a quieter day out, the National Botanic Garden of Wales features the wonderful educational Edwardian Apothecary’s Garden and Hall, the Aqua Lab with its microscopes for discovery and the lovely Arboretum and Bee Garden. There’s also a Bird of Prey Centre, a Fairy Wood, Garden Lakes, a children’s play area and more - it’s well worth a visit.
Visit the medieval Pembroke Castle which is steeped in history and has an amazing network of hidden passages and towers to explore offering spectacular views from the top!
For prehistoric adventures, immerse yourself in the only recreated Iron Age village in Britain at Castell Henllys Iron Age Village set within 30 acres of woodland and river meadows with reconstructed roundhouses exactly where they would have stood 2,000 years ago.
Animal lovers can see tigers, gibbons, rhinos, and a variety of amazing wildlife at the Manor Wildlife Park where children can become mini zookeepers or go on a wallaby safari.
Seasonal seabirds including puffins can often be seen in coastal parts of Pembrokeshire while otter sightings, dolphins, seals, a humpback whale and even a walrus have all been seen recently.
The Arts in Pembrokeshire
For arts enthusiasts, the Torch Theatre in Milford Haven, the Tenby Blues Festival and the Theatr Gwaun in Fishguard all offer a varied array of entertainment for music and theatre lovers with several other independent art galleries and museums dotted around.
Film buffs may want to visit Freshwater West Beach, which was the location for the film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
Finally, stargazers will love that Pembrokeshire is a Dark Sky destination. The best place to see the Milky Way is at the National Trust’s Broadhaven South in Stackpole, a former grand estate that reaches down to a beautiful coastline of cliffs and coves along eight miles of shore.
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