Local Guide to Pembrokeshire

Pembrokeshire and it's National Park have something for everyone – beautiful beaches, breathtaking scenery, a wealth of flora and fauna as well as organised outdoor activities and some great restaurants. We hope that the following will help you plan your trip:

Beaches in the area are stunning.  The award winning Whitesands is popular with families and surfers alike, whilst Caerfai Bay,Abereiddi and Traeth Llyfn should not be missed. For a comprehensive guide to every accessible beach in South and West Wales visit beachguide.wales

Walking along 186 miles of beautiful Pembrokeshire Coast National Trail attracts many visitors to the region.  In addition there are a wealth of fine pathways crossing St David's Peninsula. We provide a selection of walking routes for our guests.  

Boat trips run regularly to the Islands of Ramsey and Skomer bringing you closer to the coast’s array of birds and wildlife.  

Thousand Island Expeditions explore the RSPB Nature Reserve, including the caves and white water of Ramsay Sound 

Aquaphobia based in St Davids  offer power boat trips around Ramsey Island, and the RSPB reserve in St Brides Bay 

Ramsey Island Cruises run power boat wildlife cruises and fishing trips around ramsey island and St Davids coastline

Birdwatchers can find out about recent sightings and organised trips through Pembrokeshire Bird Group part of the Wildlife Trust

Kayaking, coasteering and surfing sessions are organised locally by TYF Call 01437 721611 for more details.

St David’s Cathedral and the Bishop’s Palace are breathtaking and a “must see” for all visitors. With regular services, concerts, plays, exhibitions, a music festival and  an excellent cafe, the cathedral is central to life in St David’s.

Arts & Crafts - There are numerous galleries in the area showing work by local and invited artists:

Oriel-y-felin is located in the centre of St Davids and Oriel Glan y Mor is situated in Fishguard.

There are two woollen mills operating in the area. Solva Woollen Mill is the oldest working mill in Pembrokeshire weaving rugs, runners throws and soft furnishings. Melin Tregwynt produces an eye catching range of fabrics and furnishings which are renowned worldwide and are sold at several major UK stores.

Eating Out - There a number of excellent restaurants in nearby St Davids to suit all tastes and budgets including:

Cwtch - 01437 720491
The Bench  - 01437 721778
Saffron – 01437 720508
Dyfed Fish BAr

The Farmers Arms - 01437 721666
Pebbles Coffee Shop - 01437 720122
The Sampler Tea Shop - 01437 720757
The Cathedral Refectory - 01437 721760

Slightly further afield are:

The Shed, Porthgain - 01348 831518                   The Sloop Inn, Porthgain - 01348 831449

Eating In - St David’s has a number of food shops selling local produce for those wishing to self cater including: Peters Delicatesan; G Davies & Sons Butchers; CKs Supermarket; St David’s Food & Wine.

Pembrokeshire Produce Direct is a not for profit cooperative of over 60 West Wales Food Producers who work together to make sure that local people have access to the best local food every week! Why not order some great value local food delivered direct to your door for the start of your holiday !

Entertaining the Children is a doddle with so much to do in the area. Visit Folly Farm Theme Park & Zoo or see birds of prey up close at Pembrokeshire Falconry

For more help with planning your trip visit: Tourist Information Centre - Tel: 01437 720392;  The National Trust; St David’s Online 

Taxi Services
Tony's Taxis - St Davids 01437 720931
Frank's Cabs - St Davids 01437 721731 
Greg's Taxis - Haverfordwest 01437 7680808


For more information please contact:
Lisa Vaughan on 0121 449 9904 email: andyandlisavaughan@talktalk.net
Wern Farm Cottages, Tretio, St Davids, Pembrokeshire, SA62 6DE