Things To Do
Pembrokeshire offers a wealth of things to do and see and these are just a few of the attractions on offer. Please see web sites or phone for opening times and admission charges.
Haverfordwest / Milford Haven Area
Broadside Boat Charter Sight seeing and fishing trips along the Haven waterway to view the shipping. The open sea and the offshore islands trips to see the sea birds and wildlife are always popular.
More Information: Tel.01646 636492 www.broadsidedale.co.uk
Beach Ridings with Nolton Stables. Nolton Stables have for the last 40 years, helped visitors to discover the joys of beach riding and treking through the countryside.Fully Licensed and qualified instructors.
More Information: 01437 710360 www.noltonstables.com
Big Blue Experience. Power Kiting, Kiteboarding, Kite surfing, and Wakeboarding, are just some of the activities on offer from Big Blue’s base at Newgale.
More Information: 07816 16959 www.thebigblueexperience.com
BP Karting. Havefordwest. Indoor Karting for all the family. Open all year.
More Information: 01437 769555 www.bpkarting.com
Clerkenhill Adventure Farm, Slebech. Friendly farm animals and an adventure area. Frizbee golf course.
More Information: 01437 751 227 www.clerkenhill.co.uk
Dale Sea Safari’s. For an exhilarating trip to see the Islands, sea birds and wildlife, a trip on Dale Sea Safari’s rigid inflatable power boats is a must.
More Information: 0800 0284090 www.dale-sea-safari.co.uk
Haverfordwest Castle and Museum. Located in the old prison governors house there are displays of artifacts, pictures and prints depicting the towns history.
More Information: 01437 763087 www.haverfordwest-town-museum.org.uk
Helicharter Wales. View the spectacular coast and country from a Jet Ranger helicopter. Unmissable.
More Information: 01437 779944 www.helicharterwales.com
LLys-y-Fran Country Park And Reservoir provides a popular day out. Walk to enjoy the scenery or hire a bike or boat. Anglers can bank fish by fly or ledgered worm or fly fish from a boat. Adventure playground.
More Information: 01437 532273
Milford Marina. View the yachts and boats in the marina, eat drink and shop in the exclusive waterside shopping area, or simply watch the fishing boats come and go when the tide is right. Excellent views over the Haven waterway. Town museum.
Pembrokeshire Motor Museum Keeston Hill. An outstanding collection of over 40 veteran, vintage and classic cars and a hugh collection of model cars on display.
More Information: 01437 710950 www.pembsmotormuseum.co.uk
Phoenix Bowl and Pirate Pete’s Adventure Play. Discovery Quay Milford Haven. Ten Pin bowling and children’s adventure play area.
More Information: 01646 696531
Picton Castle and Woodland Gardens. Haverfordwest. This grand manor house offers spectacular views over the River Cleddau from the grounds. The gardens are must for plant lovers. Art gallery in house.
More Information: 01437 751326 www.pictoncastle.co.uk
Scolton Manor County Museum. Haverfordwest. Set in grounds of 60 acres of park and woodland the Manor highlights the history of the county in displays which are spread over three floors. Tea room and shop.
More information: 01437 731328
Surfing. Newgale. Learn to surf at either Master Class Surf School or West Wales Surf and Sailing school.
The Teddy Workshop. Your perfect teddy bear treat is awaiting your creation at Pembrokeshire's very own Teddy Workshop. Let your creativity come to life in the magical teddy workshop. The friendly staff are on hand to help you, from start to finish, by bringing your furry friend to life! At the Teddy Workshop, there is a wide range of different teddies and outfits, complete with their own individual accessories.
More information: 01437 763 767 www.theteddyworkshop.co.uk
Fishguard and Newport Area And North Pembrokeshire
Castell Henllys. between Newport and Cardigan off the A487. Visit this reconstruction of an Iron Age fort and learn how people lived 2000 years ago. The fort has been built on the site of an original fort. The fort is owned and managed by the National Park Authority.
More Information: 01239 891319 www.castellhenllys.com
Dyfed Shires and Leisure Farm. A working farm with indoor and outdoor leisure activities and small museum. Cart horse carriage and donkey rides.
More Information: 01239 891288 www.leisurefarm.co.uk
Fishguard Last Invasion Tapestry Gallery. Situated in Fishguard Town hall, the tapestry depicts the last invasion of Britain by French mercenaries in 1797 Open during Library hours.
Melin Tregwynt, Castlemorris, south of Fishguard. A working woolen mill showing how raw wool is washed, spun and woven into cloth. Shop.
More Information: 01348 891225 www.meintregwynt.co.uk
Mayberry Kayaking. Learn to Kayak and explore the beauty of the north Pembrokeshire coastline.
More Information: 01348 8746999 www.mayberrykayaking.co.uk
OceanLab, The Parrog, Goodwick. Visit the Octopus’s garden with information on local seashore life. Coffee shop, soft play area for under 5’s, Tourist Information Centre.
More Information: 01348 874737
Pembrokeshire Candle Centre, Newport. Hand made candles in what is claimed to be the best candle shop in the country.
More Information: 01239 820470 www.candles-wales.co.uk
Pentre Ifan Buriel Chamber, Nr. Newport. High in the Preseli’s this is a fine example of a cromlech, complete with 15 ton capstone.
St. Dogmaels Abbey. Extensive remains of this 12 century Abbey.
More Information: www.cadw.wales.gov.uk
West Wales Eco Centre. Newport For fresh look at energy and the environment. Free advice on home energy use and renewables.
More Information: 01239 821906 www.ecocentre.org.uk
Welsh Wildlife Centre, Cilgerran.
Tells the story of the Teifi marshes Nature reserve and the wildlife. Interactive displays.
More Information: 01239 621600 www.welshwildlife.org
Y Felin. St.Dogmaels. A 12 century mill which is one of only two working water mills in Wales. Guided tours of the mill.
More Information: 01239 613999 www.yfelin.co.uk
Blue Lagoon Water Park, Nr. Caneston Bridge on A4075. Pembrokeshire premier water park with thrilling Aqua adventures.
More Information: 01834 862410 www.bluelagoonwales.com
Caneston Bowl. Nr Caneston Bridge on A4075 Ten- pin bowling and Crystal Maze game.
More Information: 01834 891622 www.canestonbowl.co.uk
Cwm deri Vineyard Tour the vineyard and sample the produce and other fine foods and drinks from Pembrokeshire.
More Information: 01834 891274 www.cwm-deri.co.uk
The Dunes Riding Centre. Horse riding on woodland paths and quiet lanes.
More Information: 01834 891398 www.dunes-riding.co.uk
Narbeth Castle Visit the remains of this Norman Castle.
Narberth Gallery. Displays the works of local and regional artists.
More Information: 01834 869955 www.thenarberthgallery.co.uk
Oakwood Theme Park, Caneston Bridge on A4075 Take a ride on the wild side at Oakwood. Thirty thrilling rides to keep you amused.
More Information: 01834 891373 www.oakwoodthemepark.co.uk
Premier Fisheries & School of Angling. Llawharden. Run by former World Course Fishing Champion Ian Heaps who now offers one to one and group tuition and course and game fishing.
More Information: 01437 541285
Sycamores Ranch. Llawharden Western style trail riding and tuition.
More Information: 01437 541298 www.sycamoresranch.com
St. Davids and Solva Area
St.Davids Bishops Palace. The ruined remains of this palace convey the power and affluence of the medieval Bishops. It is richly embellished with stone carvings.
More Information: 01437 720517 www.cadw-wales.gov.uk
St.Davids Cathedral. Begun in 1181, the Cathedral is said to be built on the site on which St.David himself founded a monastic settlement. Magnificent ceilings and sloping floor. It has been an important place of pilgrimage for over 14 centuries, with two pilgrimages to St.Davids said to be the equal of one to Rome. The Treasury contains the Cathedral’s treasures including rings from medieval bishops, illuminated manuscripts and silver. Guided Tours.
More Information: 01437 720204 www.stdavidscathedral.org.uk
Solva Boat Trips. Sightseeing, fishing and wildlife.
More Information: 01437 721725 www.solva.net/boattrips
Solva Woolen Mill Oldest working woolen mill in Pembrokeshire. Mill shop.
More Information: 01437 721112 www.solvawoolenmill.co.uk
Thousand Islands Expeditions Wildlife adventure boat trips to Ramsey Island and to view the wildlife and sea birds. Also Jet boat adventures.
More Information: 01437 721721 www.thousandislands.co.uk
Voyages of Discovery A wide range of fully guided wildlife watching voyages
More Information: 0800 854367 www.ramseyisland.co.uk
Whitesands Surf School Surf school at Whitesands Beach and surf shop at Ma Simes surf hut in St Davids.
More Information: 01437 720433 www.surfwhitesands.co.uk
Tenby And Saundersfoot Area
Avondale Glass, Kilgetty Watch skilled craftsmen making glass and glass blowing.
More Information: 01834 813345 www.avondaleglass.co.uk
Begelly Countryside Gardens & Monkey Sanctuary, Nr Kilgetty Gardens, woodlands and a lake with a small monkey sanctuary.
More Information: 01834 811320
Caldey Island Home to Cistercian Monks, Caldey is a haven of peace and quiet. Boat trips from Tenby Harbour. Visit the Abbey church, enjoy the waymarked walks around the island to see the wildlife. Buy the Caldey Abbey perfume, Caldey chocolate and the shortbread all made by the monks.
More Information: 01834.844453 www.caldey-island.co.uk
Colby Woodland Gardens. Nr Amroth. National Trust Owned and managed. A glorious informal woodland garden with year round colour.
More Information: 01834 811885 www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Crab and Lobster Pot Hauling, from Tenby harbour. Trips to see the marine life around the coast aboard the “Patriot”. All pot catches are returned to the sea.
More Information: 07530 767712
Dinosaur Park, Nr Tenby Adventure playground with a dinosaur theme
More Information: 01834 845272 www.thedinosaurpark.co.uk
Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo. Nr Kilgetty All weather family fun.
More Information: 01834 812731 www.folly-farm.co.uk
Gift Of Glass, David and Lucy, are a husband and wife team who have a studio shop in the seaside town of Tenby where they have been established for 12 years. The shop can be found at 1a Trafalgar Road, Tenby.
More information: 01834 845 886 www.giftofglass.co.uk
Heatherton, Nr.St.Florence Family Fun & Sports. Pembrokeshires premiere all action attraction. Only pay when you play.
More Information: 016446 652000 www.heatherton.co.uk
Manor Park Wildlife Park, St Florence. Recently taken over by TV celebrity, Anna Ryder Richardson and her husband, the park has undergone a major facelift. Animals from around the world. Animals are kept in large enclosures.
More Information: 01646 651201 www.manorhousewildlifepark.co.uk
Manorbier Castle in a Stunning position above the beach.
More Information: 01874 871394 www.manorbiercastle.co.uk
Ocean Commotion. Tenby Childrens indoor adventure play centre
More Information: 01834 845526 www.oceancommotion.co.uk
Ritec Valley Quad Bikes. Tenby Trail riding with Quad Bikes for the over 16’s also arrive and drive with minimum age of 6.
More Information: 01834 843390 www.ritec-valley.co.uk
Silent World Aquarium and Reptile Collection. Tenby. Sea creatures from around the Pembrokeshire coast and reptiles from around the world.
More Information: 01834 844498 www.silentworld.org.uk
Tenby Ghost and Guided Walks Themed guided walks from Tenby square.
More Information: 01834 845841 www.guidedtourswales.co.uk
Tenby Lifeboat Station. Visit the lifeboat station. Open daily with crew training on Tuesday evenings.
More Information: www.tenbyrnli.co.uk
Tenby Museum and Art Gallery Situated in part of the medieval castle, overlooking Castle Beach and Caldey Island has displays showing the maritime social history of Tenby and district. Permanent and changing Art exhibits are shown in the two galleries.
More Information: 01834 842809 www.tenbymuseum.org.uk
Tudor Merchants House, Tenby This National Trust owned house is the oldest house in Tenby. It has been furnished to recreate the life style of a wealthy Tudor Merchant.
More Information: 01834 842279 www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Bosherton Lakes. Part of the National Trust owned Stackpole Estate, the lakes are covered in Water Lilly’s in June. Walks around the lakes and surrounding woodlands. The beach and dunes at Broadhaven South are within the Estate.
More Information: www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Carew Castle and Tidal Mill Managed by the National Park Authority, the castle and mill are one of Pembrokeshires main attractions. Within the grounds is an intricately carved 11th century Celtic stone cross.
More Information: 01646 651782 www.carewcastle.com
Carew Karting. An outdoor tarred surface circuit. Available for Adults and children over 8.
More Information: 01559 384078 www.carewkarting.co.uk
Kingdom of Fun Indoor activity centre for the family.
More Information: 01646 683337 www.kingdooffun.net
Lamphey Bishops Palace. Visit the extensive remains of former country residence of the Bishops of St.Davids. Reputedly haunted.
More Information: 01646 672224 www.cadw-wales.gov.uk
Pembroke Castle. The birthplace of King Henry VII, this magnificent building has exhibitions depicting the castles history.
More Information: 01646 651510 www.pembroke-castle.co.uk
St.Govan’s Chapel, nr.Bosherton. A tiny chapel built into the cliff.
Stack Rocks and Green Bridge of Wales. Castlemartin. Dramatic rock arch and rock stacks. Great place to watch nesting sea birds in May and June. Access is through Army tank range and the road and coast path are closed when firing takes place.
For firing times call 01646 662367
The Gun Tower Museum, Pembroke Dock. The museum celebrates the history of the Naval Dockyards and the RAF Flying boat base. The dockyard built five Royal yachts.
More Information: 01646 622246
Just Over The Border
Close to St.Dogmaels and just over the county border, is the pretty river side town of Cardigan. Some of theattractions close to Cardigan are:
Bro Meigan Gardens, Nr, Boncath Beautiful gardens set in over 6 acres of land
More Information: 01239 841232 www.bromeigan.co.uk
Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park. Visit the farm animals and also see the Wallabies, LLamas, Emus and small animals Visitor centre and adventure playground.
More Information: 01239 623637 www.cardiganisland.com
Cilgerran Castle Overlooking the Teifi gorge, this picturesque castle is well worth a visit.
More Information: 01239 621 339 www.cadw.wales.gov.uk
Felinwynt Rainforest Centre. Cardigan Free flying tropical butterflies in natural surroundings.
More Information: 01239 810250 www.butterflycentre.co.uk
Heritage Canoes. Cenarth. Guided canoe trips in the magnificent Teifi Gorge.
More Information: 01239 613961 www.heritagecanoes.co.uk
The National Coracle Centre, Cenarth. An unique collections of coracles from Wales and the world.
More Information: 01239 710980 www.coracle-centre.co.uk
Teifi Valley Railway.Nr. Henllan Narrow gauge steam railway.
More Information: 01559 371077 www.teifivalleyrailway.com