Nesting Birds

Nesting birds on Elegug Stack.

There is a wealth of attractions and activities available in Pembrokeshire. Here is a selection of the best places for some of the more popular:

Bird Watching

Elegug Stacks near Castlemartin. Seabirds nesting on the stacks close to the cliffs in May and June.

Grassholm Island. Boat trips to see the Gannet colony. Nesting birds in May and June.

Skomer Island. Nesting sea birds, especially Puffins.

East Angle Bay. For wading birds.

Strumble Lighthouse Lookout. During October best for seeing passing migrating birds.


Strumble Head.

Deer Park on Marloes peninsular.

Cemaes Head near Poppit sands.

St.Davids Peninsular.

Autumn sees the seals come ashore to have their pups.

Coast Path Flowers

Enjoy the wild flowers along the coast path.


The Coast Path especially in May and June

Picton Castle woodland gardens.

Colby Woodland Gardens near Amroth.

Penlan Uchaf Gardens in the Gwaun Valley

Manorowen Walled Gardens near Fishguard

Historic Attractions

Pembroke Castle, reputedly the best preserved castle in west Wales and birthplace of Henry VII.

Picton Castle. A grand fortified country house.

Manorbier Castle. Stunning beachside location

St.Davids Cathedral and Bishops Palace.

Castell Henllys. A reconstruction of an Iron Age hill fort.

Historic Sites You Can Visit Free

LLanharden Castle. Off the A40 seven miles east of Haverfordwest.

St.Govans Chapel near Bosherton. An ancient chapel built on the cliff side.

St.Dogmael’s Abbey near Cardigan

Pentre Ifan Neolithic Burial Chamber near Newport. Evidence of ancient man.

Best for Ghosts

Tenby. Conducted Ghost walks most days in summer. Meet near the bread shop on the square.

Lamphey Bishop’s Palace. Regular Ghost tours. See if you can see the singing nuns and Headless Earl of Essex!

Carew Castle. Ghosts aplenty in this castle.

Scolton Manor House and Museum near Haverfordwest. Reputedly haunted.

Best Mills

St.Dogmaels - working flour mill, next to the Abbey ruins.

Carew Tidal Mill. A renovated flour mill next to the Castle. Tidal power drives the mill stones.

Melin Tregwynt - a working woolen mill near Mathry.

Solva Woolen Mill, near Solva.


When shopping, look for the green “Q” sign indicating Pembrokeshire quality produce for the best and freshest of local food and sea food.

PhotoMegastore: Discount digital cameras.

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