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Hilton Court Gardens and Craft Centre

Welcome to Hilton Court, one of Pembrokeshire's best keep secrets. Situated in 12 acres of outstanding beauty, in the National Coastal Park to the west of Haverfordwest. There has been a residence listed here from at least 1323, when a Walter de Hilton was in residence. Visitors are drawn to the more

New Quay Honey Farm

New Quay Honey Farm has an indoor live bee exhibition, the largest of its kind in Wales. Bees can be seen working in a variety of natural habitats and also in man-made hives which open to show the mysteries of the bees' nest. All these displays can be viewed behind glass in complete safety. There more

Cardigan Castle

Cardigan Castle (Castell Aberteifi) is believed to be the first stone castle ever built by a Welshman. To celebrate its completion in 1176, Rhys ap Gruffydd (Lord Rhys) hosted a gathering of bards, musicians and performers: the first Eisteddfod. This was the start of the Welsh tradition of cultural more

Brynderi Honey Farm

We are a family-run honey farm in Carmarthenshire producing our own Welsh honey and specialize in making honey ice cream and honey fruit sorbets. You can call in and buy direct or order our products in our new online store. In 2007-2008 our Honey Marmalade, Honey & Lemon Marmalade and Honey & more

1940s Swansea Bay

Visit the 1940s Swansea Bay museum to discover for yourself what life was like for civilians on the ‘Home Front’ during World War II. 1940s Swansea Bay tells the story of the impact of the German Luftwaffe bombing raids on the area, and how the local people managed to cope with the more

Gower Heritage Centre

Set in the heart of the Gower Peninsula just west of Swansea, South Wales, the Gower Heritage Centre was established in 1990 as a countryside crafts centre situated in historical and beautiful surroundings. The 12th century water powered corn and saw mill was renovated, and experienced crafts more

The Coach House

The Coach House is the visitors’ centre of the historic St Dogmaels Abbey. St Dogmael (or St Dogfael) is believed to have lived in the sixth century, but almost nothing is known about him. Dogmael was reputed to have been a cousin of St David. Even less is known of 'the ancient church of St more

Lampeter Food Festival

Lampeter's annual Food Festival is held in the beautiful grounds of Wales’ oldest university. We now look forward to next summer's festival. This year there were about 70 stands with all sorts of food from ice-cream to wine, vegetables to cheese, water to waffles. Maybe there will be even more

Pembrokeshire Fish Week

Pembrokeshire Fish Week is a seriously fishy festival which celebrates not just the abundance of mouthwatering sea-food of West Wales, but also Pembrokeshire’s breathtaking coastline, culture, great angling and fishing heritage. Jam-packed with more than 250 events, the festival attracted over more

Riverside Health Shop and Café

Riverside Health Shop and Café are a must not only as a wonderful source of superb wholefoods, local produce, natural care and eco-friendly products, aromatherapy oils and incense, handmade cards, Indian items, plants and herbs, but also as a source of inspiration and information about local more

The Hive

The Hive is situated in an historic, converted wharf located in the centre of Aberaeron, with stunning views over the river Aeron and picturesque harbour. The Hive has recently been taken over by the Davies family and owners Rhys and Rhodri run the successful Ice Cream Parlour, Café and Licensed more

La Calabria

La Calabria is an authentic Italian, family-run restaurant specialising in rustic Italian cuisine. We combine authentic Italian cooking with fresh Welsh produce. Many of our dishes have been passed down from old Italian cooking traditions to bring you simple but tasty dishes. From our homemade more

Llwynhelyg Farm Shop

We sell home-grown potatoes and salad crops from the farm, complemented with seasonal fruit and vegetables from local growers. Home made cakes, desserts, savoury pies and quiches are also big customer favourites. The shop is particularly known for its extensive range of Welsh artisan cheeses, we more

Pantmawr Farmhouse Cheeses

Situated among the Preseli Hills of North Pembrokeshire in the tiny hamlet of Rosebush, Our family run traditional farm and cheese making business of Pant Mawr Farmhouse Cheeses, has commanding views over the surrounding hills and the south of the County. Established in 1985 our Award Winning more

Bubbleton Farm Shop

Bubbleton Farm Shop and Farm kitchen opening in 2015 in Lydstep near Tenby (2 miles) and offers a wide range of local produce and home cooking. We sell many homegrown vegetables including Pembrokeshire new potatoes and also our own farm fresh beef and lamb. Come and sit in our sun room whilst more

Cwmcerrig Farmshop

At Cwmcerrig Farm Shop we are passionate about producing and sourcing good food. The shop gives us an outlet for our Hereford Beef and Texel lambs, reared in the traditional way on a family run farm. 80% of the produce that we sell within the shop are sourced locally in Carmarthenshire. We have a more

Sosban Restaurant

Sosban Restaurant in Llanelli is situated in a Grade II listed building dating from 1900. A most impressive example of Victorian engineering, Sosban is dominated by a 90ft stone tower, visible for miles around. Now a 100-cover restaurant, Sosban serves a menu showcasing the best of Welsh more

Chobbles Traditional Sweet Shop

A love of steam rallies, fairgrounds and the preservation of our heritage, with a pinch of sweet memories, was the recipe for Chobbles, which offers everyone a wonderful and nostalgic trip back in time to a traditional sweet shop from the 1940's. We have all of the sweets from your childhood more

Yum Yum Sweet Shop

Situated in Cardigan on the West Wales Coastline, Yum Yum is an old fashioned sweet shop where you can still buy your sweets weighed out into a bag by the quarter (115g). Find your favourites to bring back memories of yesteryear. With over 500 jars of loose sweets, and cabinets full of chocolates, more

Y Polyn Restaurant

Y Polyn is situated just a mile or so from the National Botanic Gardens of Wales and has become a destination in itself. You’ll need to book a couple of weeks in advance to secure a weekend table. Y Polyn runs a relaxed front of house that complements the dining room with its bare wood more