List of Attractions
Carew Castle and Tidal Mill- Carew is one of the few castles to display the development from Norman Fortification to Elizabethan country home. The Tidal Mill is one of the only restored in Wales and one of only five in Britain. Opening times for the public from April 1st to the end of October 10am until 5pm.
Lamphey Bishop’s Palace- Near Pembroke. This is a medieval palace for the ecclesiasts of the period. The current structure was predominantly the work of Henry de Gower, Bishop of St.Davids 1328 to 1347.Opening hours 1st April- end of October 10am-5pm.
Castell Henllys- In the North of Pembrokeshire this Iron Age Fort provides lots to see and do, including real life replicas of the Celtic round houses on their original foundations. The fort has fantastic views, which would have been perfect for seeing the enemy approaching 2000 years ago but excellent for us to appreciate today. Signposted off the A487 between Newport and Cardigan. Opening house are daily from Easter until the end of October 10am-5pm.
Clerkenwell Adventure Farm and Frisbee Golf Course- Ideal for entertaining the children. On the A40 towards St.Clears. Opening hours Easter to the end of October.
The Welsh Wildlife Centre and Nature Reserve-a wonderful nature reserve with four trails overlooking the Teifi Marshes Nature Reserve. Open daily April-October and Wednesday-Sunday September to December.
Blue Lagoon- This fantastic water park is perfect for amusing the children on rainy days or in the evenings. Opening hours -see leaflet in foyer at reception.
Melin Tregwnt Woollen Mill- this traditional Welsh Mill’s products have been used on various well known TV programmes and in films such as Love Actually. You can see how the wool is woven on weekdays throughout the year. Contact 01348 891288.
Picton Castle- Here you can explore the woodlands and walled garden where there are also mazes and an adventure playground for the children. You can also go on a guided tour of the castle. Follow Brown Signs on A40 towards St.Clears. Opening hours April-End of September.
Preseli Venture- Go Coasteering, Sea Kayaking, Surfing, Biking, all year round. Contact 01348 837709. Near Mathry off the A487 between St.Davids and Fishguard.
Ramsey Island Cruises - with over 40 years experience in providing sightseeing and fishing cruises around Ramsey Island and the Pembrokeshire coastline, Ramsey Island. They have a range of trips to suit your interests, each different and enjoyable. There is no better way to see, at close quarters, dramatic cliffs and watersteeming with wildlife. Contact 0800 028 6212.
BP Karting - indoor karting it’ best! Fun and safe for everyone. Open all year. contact 01437 769555.
Solva Woolen Mill - weaving for over 100 years, the oldest working woollen mill in Pembrokeshire with a shop and tearoom. Follow the brown tourist information signs from the A487 main road between solva and St. Davids or Croesgoch and St.Davids.
Flying Boat Centre - For nearly 70 years a unique wartime example of a short Sunderland flying boat - one of the most famous types in aviation history - has rested on the seabed off Pembroke Dock. One of its four Pegasus engines has been recovered and many of its component parts are display here at the centre. Opening times, Tuesday to Saturday 10am-4pm. Please ask reception for directions.
Pemberton’s Chocolate Farm - Britains only chocolate farm. Includes; factory tours, chocolate village, chocolate cinema, charming chocolate shop, coffee shop, have a go area, chocolate fountain and view the famous farmhouse fudgery and gift shop. Contact - 01994 44 88 00. From the A40 follow brown tourist sign. See leaflet in reception for opening times.
Scolton Manor - County Muesum, Manor house, tearoom, Eco-centre and shop set in 60 acres of park and woodland. As the home of Pembrokeshire’s county museum, Scolton has thousands of objects on display illustrating the history of the area in the Manor house, stable block and exhibition hall. 5 miles North of Haverfordwest on the B4329 Cardigan road. Please see leaflet in reception for opening times.
St. Davids Cathedral - The cathedral, begun in 1181, is at least the fourth church to have been built on a site reputed to be that on which St. David himself founded a monastic settlement in the 6th century. The cathedral has been an important place of pilgrimage for nearly fourteen centuries. In 1124, Pope Calixtus II declared that two pilgrimages to St.Davids were equal to one to Rome and that three were equal to one to Jerusalem itself. There is a refectory, a treasury, a bookshop and tours available. Opening times 8.30am till 5.30pm Monday- Saturday, 12.45pm-5.30pm Sunday.
The Last Invasion Gallery-1797 was the last mainland invasion of Britain. The Gallery in Fishguard Town Hall displays the unique Last Invasion Tapestry depicting the events. Opening hours are Monday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday 9.30-5.00, Thursday 9.30-6.30.
Wolfscastle Pottery- browse around the show room, have a go on the wheel yourself or paint ready made pots. Perfect for a rainy day! Opening hours July-September 10am-5.30pm and Saturday 9.30am -1pm. If you would like to go out of season this could be arranged 01437 741609.
Venture Jet- the jet boat ventures where no other does- into caves, rock infested coves, and over exhilarating rapids. For information and bookings ring 08000854786.
Caldey Island- A pleasant boat trip from Tenby harbour takes you to this island rooted deep in history. Inhabited by the Cistercian Monks today (and by other monks since Celtic times) it has been a place of settlement since the Stone Age. On the Island you can see the monastery with its red turret roofs, as well as go on walks, or watch the chocolate maker at work. Boats run every 20 minutes between 10am-5pm Monday-Friday and on Saturdays May-September, this is subject to weather conditions!
Mayberry Adventures- Go Kayaking, Cycling or Walking in Pembrokeshire’s national Parks. Near Fishguard. Contact 01348 87699.
Pembroke Castle- Most famous for being the birthplace of Henry VII this castle was first constructed in medieval times and the seat of powerful barons like William Marshall. Open all year round with plenty of fun days and activities arranged over the year.
Pembrokeshire Island Boat Trips- From Martin’s Haven take a boat to Grassholm, Skomer or Stockholm and visit the wildlife and maybe catch a glimpse of seals that breed in the waters around the islands. Book through Dale sailing 01646 603123/621212.
St.Davids Bishop’s Palace- Take a guided tour or just walk about the ruins of what was once an affluent and powerful ecclesiastical palace in Wales, the riches of which can still be seen today. Opening hours daily 9am-5pm April- October and 9.30am-4pm November to March.
St.Davids Sheepdogs - Demonstrations and Coastal Farm Walk- Enjoy and afternoon watching the sheepdogs being trained for trials and work or take a walk along the coastal path. Contact 01437 721677.