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Cwmcerrig Farmshop

pular cafe which serves Carvery 5 days a week, from Wednesday to Sunday, which includes a choice of home cooked meats, freshly prepared vegetables, and homemade gravy and stuffing. We also do a variety of other home cooked meals with daily specials plus snacks and children’s meals, available from Monday to Saturday. For dessert we do a range of homemade puddings which range from crumbles, to rice pudding. Also, for the children we have a play area and a variety of farmyard animals for them to see. Why not visit us and enjoy a tea, coffee, or cool drink on our sun terrace overlooking the Welsh countryside.

Sosban Restaurant

and prides itself on using the finest local produce, with a daily changing menu. Sosban offers a great value, fixed price ‘Sosban Fach’ menu, available each day for lunch and early evenings, alongside a full a-la-carte menu. There is a splendid terrace looking out towards The Millennium Coastal Park where you may enjoy the special alfresco menu – the perfect place to sit with friends in the sun.

Chobbles Traditional Sweet Shop

m the 1920's to today including many of the favourites such as sherbet lemons, army and navy tablets, rhubarb and custard and the ‘love them or hate them’ floral gums! It is lovely to see our customers find their memories amongst the jars of sweets, old enamel signs and wartime fixtures. The old bakelite radio helps to add to the atmosphere. Glenn Miller, Gracie Fields and George Formby all perform here along with many dance bands of the 30s and 40s and the shop is enjoyed by many, young and old. Also, we have all of the memorabilia and nostalgia that you could ever want or need. Many school children visit us to collect memory packs for school projects about World War 1, World War 2, D-Day and other important days in history. Chobbles Sweet Shop is expert in our field of sweets and historic dates. If you would like to send a gift to friends and family abroad we can post to anywhere in the world, just pop in or give us a call and we can let you know about the prices for this service. You can select the perfect gift from a range of Belgian chocolates, fudge and over 250 jars of sweets - we stock many gluten free and sugar free sweets, so no-one is left out! Our motto is "Experience the Past - Taste the Memories".

Yum Yum Sweet Shop

e are sure you will find something to indulge in. You can visit us personally at the shop in Cardigan or order on-line. Opening times: we are open from Monday to Saturday from 9am - 5.30pm Sundays (between March and October only) from 11am - 4pm. If you would like a real treat, step into Yum Yum Sweet Shop and go back in time!

Y Polyn Restaurant

nd chapel chairs – don’t expect too much standing on ceremony, staff dress casually in Y Polyn tee shirts, always aware of one’s needs but never ‘hovering’! The bar area is inviting with sofas set around a cosy wood-burning stove so diners may sip an aperitif whilst browsing the menu. Y Polyn’s menu reads like poetry and tastes like heaven! With delicious seasonal dishes combining mouth-watering ingredients and an array of sumptuous puddings to delight. The menu is deceptively simple, although it does include some classic European bistro dishes. The emphasis is on top quality, locally sourced ingredients with a great value selection of wines. Beautiful homemade bread and bottled water are offered at no extra charge. Y Polyn has received many awards including the AA Restaurant of the Year for Wales 2009-2010 and has two AA Rosettes, an Egon Ronay Star and is featured in The Good Food Guide, The Michelin Pub Guide and Alistair Sawday’s Guide to Pubs. Y Polyn is also a proud member of Wales in Style, an independently selected guide to some of the finest places to stay and eat in Wales.

Carmarthenshire Heart Country Markets

ms, jellies, marmalades and chutneys; eggs and honey; home-grown fruit and vegetables in season; well-known and unusual plants; cut flowers; traditional and contemporary crafts. Many markets serve refreshments - a place to catch up with friends and enjoy a coffee. * Carmarthen Country Market, The Market: Wednesday from 8.00 am - 3.30 pm Saturday from 8.00 am - 2.30 pm Closed: 2 weeks after Christmas * Llandeilo Country Market, Civic Hall: Fridays from 8.30 am - 12.30 pm Closed: Two Fridays after Christmas * Llandovery Country Market, Castle Hotel: Fridays 9.30 am - 12 noon Closed first two Fridays in January * Llandysul Country Market, Sacred Hands Spiritual Centre: Wednesdays from 9.30 am - 12.30 pm Closed: January.

Myddfai Country Farmers Market

en to sell or to give for free to sell on the Community Table, please get in touch Os oes cynnyrch gardd sbar gyda chi i werthu neu i roi am ddim i werthu ar y Bwrdd Cymdeithasol cysylltwch á ni If you want a table of your own, please get in touch Os ydych chi eisiau bwrdd eich hunan, cysylltwch á ni

Local Produce Market, St. Dogmaels

Bring a blanket and make yourself a picnic to eat in the Abbey grounds for a perfect al fresco lunch, after which, why not treat yourself to a visit to St Dogmaels Mill where you can see the flour being ground?

Cardigan Bay Country Markets

, jellies, marmalades and chutneys; eggs and honey; home-grown fruit and vegetables in season; well-known and unusual plants; cut flowers; traditional and contemporary crafts. Many markets serve refreshments - a place to catch up with friends and enjoy a coffee. * Aberaeron, London House, Alban Square: Tuesdays from 9.30 am - 12.30 pm Closed: end of December to first Tuesday in February. * Aberporth Country Market, Village Hall: Tuesdays from 8.45 am - 12 noon. Closed part of January. * Aberystwyth Country Market, Market Hall: Thursdays 8.00 am - 12.30 pm & Saturdays 11.00 am - 3.00 pm. Closed: First 2 weeks in January. * Cardigan, The Guildhall: Fridays from 8.30 am - 11.30 pm. Closed: Christmas & New Year. * Llanrhystud Country Market, Memorial Hall: Wednesdays from 10.00 am - 1.00 pm winter & 10.00 am - 2.00 pm summer. Closed: Christmas re-open 3rd Week in January. * Newcastle Emlyn Country Market, Catholic Church Hall: Fridays 9.30 am - 12.30 pm. Closed: Good Friday, market will be held on a Thursday. * New Quay and District Country Market, Caerwedros Memorial Hall: Thursdays from 10.00 am - 12.00 mid-day.

Penrallt Garden Centre and Nursery

d polytunnels providing the ideal conditions for the enormous range of home-grown plants. As a long established business, which has grown over 25 years from one polytunnel, the Fletcher family and staff offer friendly, helpful advice on all aspects of gardening, along with high quality products to suit every garden situation and pocket. Browse through what is probably the largest, most comprehensive collection of plants in West Wales - if you don't find what you're looking for, they will do their very best to obtain it for you. Situated right on the rugged North Pembrokeshire coastline, between Cardigan and Newport, the possibilities for coastal or woodland walks are endless, with stunning views in every direction. After a walk or browse through the extensive produce, why not relax over a fresh coffee, tea or a home cooked meal in the Pavilion Café, or enjoy fly fishing at the well-stocked rainbow trout lake.

Quayside Lawrenny Tearoom

bster, wild mushroom tart and freshly landed local Crab. Italian ice creams and homemade cakes and desserts (all made at Quayside) are not to be missed and draw returning visitors from far and wide! Why not sit on the large walled terrace with a pitcher of Pimms or Sangria and enjoy the magnificent natural beauty of the estuary where waterfowl, seals, yachts and boats all ebb and flow with the river? The estuary is an important habitat for waterfowl and wading birds; Goldeneye, red-breasted merganser and curlew are attracted to the area, as well as shelduck, cormorants, herons and kingfishers. The banks of the river also boast some of the best deciduous woodland. If you are feeling energetic, there are details available for a 2.8 mile circular walk from the tearoom, along the shoreline, through shaded woodland and back through the unspoilt village of Lawrenny. A visit to Lawrenny Quayside Tearoom is definitely worth putting on your places to visit list, to experience Pembrokeshire at its best. You will find a warm and friendly service, with attention to detail in beautiful surroundings.

South Pembrokeshire Country Markets

, jellies, marmalades and chutneys; eggs and honey; home-grown fruit and vegetables in season; well-known and unusual plants; cut flowers; traditional and contemporary crafts. Many markets serve refreshments - a place to catch up with friends and enjoy a coffee. * Manobier Country Market, Village Hall: Wednesdays from 10.00 am - 12 noon. Closed: September through until May. Usually hold a one-off Christmas Market 1st Wednesday in December. * Narbeth Country Market, Queens Hall: Thursdays 8.45 am - 12.30 pm * Saundersfoot Country Market, The Captain's Table, The Harbour: Thursdays 9.00 am - 12 noon. Closed: for 6 weeks after Christmas. * Tenby Country Market St Johns Church Hall: Fridays from 9.00 am - 12 noon Closed: 3 weeks after Christmas market.

Mid Pembrokeshire Country Markets

, jellies, marmalades and chutneys; eggs and honey; home-grown fruit and vegetables in season; well-known and unusual plants; cut flowers; traditional and contemporary crafts. Many markets serve refreshments - a place to catch up with friends and enjoy a coffee. * Haverfordwest Country Market, Riverside Quay: Fridays from 8.00 am - 3.00 pm. * St Davids Country Market, City Hall: Thursdays from 9.00 am - 12.30 pm Closed: January & February.

Fishguard Farmers' Market

ed goods, cakes, chutneys, organic produce, herbal soaps and sheepskins. For more information, please contact Carla Evans (Secretary of Fishguard Farmers' Market).

Pembroke Farmers' Market

inesses using locally grown or raised ingredients. The markets are held in Pembroke Town Hall, in Pembroke Main Street, on every other Saturday from 19 January 2014.

Haverfordwest Farmers' Market

as and in September we have our hugely popular Harvest Fayre market with offers, tasters and entertainment. As usual all our markets in December are Christmas markets, where you can buy everything from bird boxes and wreaths to Stollens and mince pies. Whatever the time of year, you will always be spoilt for choice at Haverfordwest Farmers Market. We look forward to seeing you there. The market is held every Friday throughout the year.

Tenby Country Market

season. At Tenby market you will find a wide range of home-grown, fresh produce, flowers and plants, homemade cakes, pastries, jams and preserves, eggs, greeting cards, baby and children’s clothes and toys, jewellery and truly unique gifts. At Tenby Market you will find a warm welcome and a place to catch up with friends or make new ones!
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