places to visit
Some of the attractions on offer in
Pembrokeshire are naturally oriented towards our remarkable
environment. Adventure days, for example, can be organised
to encompass a variety of both wet and dry activities,
such as kayaking, coasteering and abseiling.
Closer to Fishguard, and the Seaview Hotel, there are
sailing courses and opportunities to do try out dives
as well as scuba diving. Celtic Diving is based just
a few minutes away in Goodwick. Contact them on 0
874752 or view www.celticdiving.co.uk
to explore the possibilities. For further information
on sailing courses contact pembrokeshire
watersports on 0 874803. Alternatively, Activity
Wales in Haverfordwest is a great centre for booking
all your activities and travel.
At Newports’ Eco Centre you will find stimulating
displays and exhibitions concerning the technologies
of the present and future to promote the issues connected
with energy, the environment and sustainability. This
is a significant topic for Pembrokeshire and one which
is currently being addressed within our national media,
particularly with regard to wind, wave or any alternative
energy sources to nuclear that are eco-friendly.
No other county has more seaside awards or blue flag
beaches than Pembrokeshire with more than fifty beaches
to choose from with golden sands and clear waters. View
the beach gallery at www.visitpembrokeshire.co.uk for
details of all available facilities and enticing photographs.
If splendid gardens and grounds are your preference
then barely a few miles from the Seaview Hotel, you
will find Penlan Uchaf Gardens, three
acres of landscaped gardens set in the beautiful Gwaun
Henllys Farm at Felindre Farchog, Newport is a working
farm where you can feed the animals and enjoy walks,
lunches and teas. Nearby, you can visit The Dyfed Shires
and Leisure Park providing even more fun for all the
family to enjoy.
If arts and crafts hold a greater appeal then perhaps
Pembrokeshire Candle Centre and Museum at Cilgwyn, Newport
will interest you. Hand dipped candles made in the old
fashioned way and a mini museum next to the workshop,
which displays the traditional craft.
Wolfscastle Pottery is a stimulating, creative and fun
place to visit. Not only can you browse around the spacious
showroom, seeing pots being made, but you can also make
your own too, on the wheel or by modelling with as much
tuition as you need. Wolfscastle is only a few miles
en route to Haverfordwest from Fishguard.
Oakwood, near Narberth, is Wales’ premier theme
park and it is an awesome day out for all the family.
There are many more adventure centres and activity centres
around Pembrokeshire. www.visitpembrokeshire.co.uk has
all the listings and information required to plan a
truly amazing holiday.
It is impossible to list entirely the magnificent array
of attractions and activities that Pembrokeshire
to offer. Whether it is peace and tranquillity you
are looking for; nature and wildlife; sun, sand
and sea; arts and crafts; or music and culture there
is one thing for certain, you will receive the warmest
and most affectionate welcome.