Pembrokeshire has a wealth of places to visit, fantastic beaches for all to enjoy, numerous activities for children, wonderful walks, boat trips lots of castles, art and crafts venues and some superb festivals during the year. Below are a few ideas to tempt you, all within easy distance of Amroth Cottages.
http://www.folly-farm.co.uk – Folly Farm – The big family day out.
http://www.manorhousewildlifepark.co.uk –Anna Ryder Richardson’s conservation led zoo
http://www.heatherton.co.uk – Heatherton Country Sports Park – Activities and adventures for all the family, including Mum and Dad.
http://www.good-trails.com Paddle Boarding in Amroth/Coppet hall
http://www.celticquestcoasteering/links/ Fabulous thrilling water based activities along Pembrokeshire coast
http://www.oakwoodthemepark.co.uk Oakwood theme park for thrilling rides
http://www.battlefieldlivepembrokeshire.co.uk – Combat games using infra-red
http://www.facebook.com/GentleGiantsShireHorses Tailor made farm experience days with these beautiful Shire Horses
http://www.leisurefarm.co.uk – Dyfed Shires and Leisure Farm – Shire Horse Farm.
http://www.thedinosaurpark.co.uk – The Dinosaur Park Tenby, great for little ones
http://www.teifivalleyrailway.org – Steam Railway – The journey runs through woodland and then on to a steep shelf above the beautiful River Teifi.
http://www.gwili-railway.co.uk/ Gwili railway – restored standard gauge steam railway running through a beautiful valley near Carmarthen
Boat trips can be taken from Tenby to the lovely island of Caldey (15 minutes) or drive to Martin’s Haven for a boat to Skomer or Skokholm Islands to see the Puffins. Adventures can be had with:
http://www.dale-sailing.co.uk – “Sea Safari” Boat trips from Dale and Martin’s Haven to see the Puffins on Skomer
http://www.venturejet.co.uk – Jet boat trips to Ramsey Island and out to sea to watch birds, dolphins and seals and have a superb time zooming about – you might get wet!
http://www.ramseyisland.co.uk Voyages of Discovery. Variety of great boat trips
Beautiful woodland valley garden with year-round colour in Pembrokeshire (10 minutes walk from Amroth Cottages)
http://www.gardenofwales.org.uk – National Botanical Garden of Wales
http://www.aberglasney.org – Aberglasney gardens – a garden lost in time.
http://www.stackpole-walledgardens.co.uk/index.htm Stackpole Walled Gardens – 6 acres of walled gardens at the National Trust Estate at Stackpole Pembroke with a wonderful café.
Magnificent walks can be had along the 186 miles long Pembrokeshire Coast Path, which begins in Amroth. Also the Stackpole Estate, which includes Barafundle Bay and the Bosherston Lily Ponds, where Otters are often seen playing. Or explore the wild Presili hills.
www.pembrokeshirepaths.co.uk Guided walks in Pembrokeshire – coast, mountains and stories
Laugharne Castle, Dylan Thomas House, Tin Shed (Museum)
St. David’s Food and Craft Festival, Saundersfoot beginning of March
Really Wild Food and Countryside Festival St. Davids usually May Bank holiday w/e
Pembrokeshire Fish week at the end of June
Pembrokeshire County Show in August
Narberth Food Festival in September
Tenby Arts Festival week. End of September
Fishguard’s Autumn Festival at the end of October
Tenby Blues Festival in November
Colby Gardens Christmas Market Nov/Dec
Saundersfoot Christmas Market at the beginning of December
“Superb New Year. Watched the Amroth New Year Day swim, brave souls, and enjoyed the atmosphere in the pub, then back to Granary Cottage for a log fire looking out on the sea.”