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Abermawr Beach

An idyllic wide pebble beach, half a mile from the nearest road and appearing truly isolated. Also accessible from the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, it has a stretch of sand at low tide and earth cliffs to the rear, which lead to pasture and woodland. Great opportunities for exploring include bluebe

Tenby North Beach

North Beach is a long, sheltered and safe beach with golden sand and the pinnacle of Goskar rock sticking out in the middle. The view along the beach towards Tenby harbour is one of the most photographed views in Wales. The beach is overlooked by Tenby town and promenade and has lovely views over C

Voyages of Discovery

‘Voyages of Discovery’ is open all year and has the largest and most modern fleet of vessels, encompassing the latest technology. As strong conservationists, Voyages of Discovery feel privileged to be able to operate in such amazing surroundings, taking a conscientious responsibility and duty of ca

Pembrokeshire Island Boat Trips

Discover the wildlife of the Pembrokeshire Islands of Grassholm, Skomer and Skokholm by taking a boat ride and experience the best seabird and wildlife experience in Britain. We offer an exhilarating high speed Sea Safari to the islands of Skomer and Skokholm, journeying through the infamous whi

Upton Castle Gardens and Medieval Chapel

The 35 acres of gardens surround the ancient Upton Castle and include a magnificent display of Rhododendrons, Camellias, Magnolias and many other rare trees and shrubs in the Arboretum. There are also a formal rose garden, herbaceous borders a Victorian walled garden and a woodland walk to the es

Aberporth Beach

Aberporth is a small but bustling village resort on the Ceredigion Marine Heritage Coast, 10 miles south of New Quay. Its two beaches sit between the rocky headlands of Trecregyn and Fathgarreg, separated by a smaller rocky outcrop. The beaches are safe and sandy with rock pools and a small strea

Brecon Mountain Railway

Brecon Mountain Railway is one of the most popular railways in Wales. Travel in one of our all weather observation coaches behind a vintage steam locomotive, through beautiful scenery, into the Brecon Beacons National Park, along the full length of the Taf Fechan Reservoir to Dol-y-Gaer on one of th

The Red Kite Feeding Centre

The Red Kite Feeding Station fits naturally into the landscape providing the ideal opportunity to see Red Kites, Buzzards and other birds feeding. On the western side of the Black Mountain not far from Llandovery or Llandeilo, the specially built hide allows visitors to sit merely feet away from the

Broad Haven Beach

Broad Haven beach is a paradise for children of all ages, families, watersports enthusiasts and walkers and it is one of the finest and safest beaches in Pembrokeshire. It has a huge expanse of sand at low tide providing space for everyone. There are cliffs on both sides of the beach, numerous roc

Marros Riding Centre

Marros Riding Centre is a family owned and run business in between Amroth, Pembrokeshire and Pendine, Carmarthenshire. All our staff are ABRS and or BHS qualified and are first aid trained. We are approved by the ABRS and a Pony Club approved Centre. We offer horse riding for everyone and offer th

Norwood Gardens

The gardens at Norwood extend to about 3 acres and consist of a central path, the 'Long Walk', with individual gardens on either side, each about the size of a large domestic garden. These gardens each has its own character in terms of planting and landscaping and include the Quiet Garden and the ‘B

Bwlch Y Gueffordd Gardens

A garden like no other. A children’s adventure and fantasy garden, a wildlife garden, a water garden, and sculpture park 1,000 feet up in the hills above Bronant. At the centre is a lake, full of gorgeous water lilies. This is surrounded by a number of diverse sub gardens, ranging from oriental t

Newgale Beach

Newgale is a 2 mile long sandy beach backed by a pebble bank, located between Solva and Nolton Haven on St Bride’s Bay in Pembrokeshire. The beach is popular for surfers with surfing and kite-surfing tuition and board hire available from the shop. At the southern end of the beach there is a walk thr

Cwmtydu Beach

Cwmtydu beach is situated between Llangrannog and New Quay on the Ceredigion Coast Path and there are stunning views from the footpath on both sides of the beach over the Cardigan Bay coastline. Seals and dolphins can be spotted and in late summer Atlantic Grey seal pups can sometimes be seen on th

Whitesands Beach

Whitesands beach is in St David’s bay, overlooked by Carn Llidi and set between Point St John to the south and St David’s Head to the north. It is very popular with surfers, canoeists and body boarders, especially at the northern end of the beach. The quieter south end of the beach is sheltered w

Saundersfoot Beach

Saundersfoot is a large south-east facing golden sandy beach. The village has plenty of facilities and the shallow waters make the beach popular with families. The harbour offers the opportunity to take fishing and sightseeing trips along the Pembrokeshire coastline and there is easy access to th

Tenby Harbour Beach

Tenby Harbour Beach is a small and picturesque beach sheltered by the harbour wall and surrounded by pastel coloured Georgian buildings. The sands are ideal for young children and the beach is only minutes from the town centre. The harbour is home to the Sailing Club and the Fishermen's Chapel. A

Amroth Beach

Amroth is at the southern start of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path and its half mile long, flat, sandy beach with safe swimming makes it ideal for families. The huge expanse of sand at low tide is perfect for all sorts of beach games. It is possible at low tide to see the remains of a petrified fores

Nolton Haven Beach

Nolton Haven beach sits between Newgale Sands and Broad Haven in St Bride’s Bay. It is an un-crowded sandy beach popular for surfing, swimming and boating – there is a slipway on the beach. The Pembrokeshire Coastal Path borders the beach offering the opportunity to walk north to Solva and St Davi

Broadhaven South Beach

Broadhaven South is a wide, sheltered and sandy beach, well know for Church Rock which rises out of the water about 150yds from the shore. It has dramatic cliff views and is backed by dunes that lead from The National Trust owned Bosherston Lily ponds. This beach has loads of soft sand at low tide
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