• Pembroke Castle across Pond

  • Gwaun Valley Cycling

  • Cycling St Govans

  • Coppet Hall near Saundersfoot

  • Canaston Woods

  • Barafundle Bay

  • Barafundle Sunrise

Things to do in Pembrokeshire

In Pembrokeshire there really are endless things for you to do. Whatever kind of holiday you have come here for, we really do fit the bill. Here’s an array of ideas to have a look through.
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Places to eat

Where ever your looking to go whilst your stay in Pembrokeshire you won’t find it difficult to find some where nice to have a bite to eat.

Here are some of my top picks which should cover most little areas you visit on your adventures.

Milford haven

CENTRAL; MILFORD HAVEN MARINA:
Coco’s Restaurant (British Restaurant)
Impasto Pizza Bar (Italian)
Martha’s Vineyard (British Restaurant)
The Olive Tree (Tapas)
The Harbourmaster (British Restaurant)
Foam (British Restaurant / Café)
OUTER MILFORD:
The Bar (British Restaurant) Neyland Marina
Manillas (Tea Room) Neyland Marina
Jolly Sailor (British Restaurant) Burton
The Ferry Inn (British Restaurant) Hazelbeach, Llanstadwell

Pembroke

The Cornstore (Café)
Williams (Café)
The Brewery Inn (British Restaurant) Cosheston

Tenby

Plantagenet House (British Restaurant / Bar)
The Qube (British Restaurant)
The Blue Ball (British Restaurant)
The Bay Tree (British Restaurant)
The Sandbar (Restaurant / Brewery / Pub)
The Mooring (British Restaurant / Coffee Shop)
Waves Clifftop (Bar & Restaurant – Italian & Seafood)
The Salt Cellar (Restaurant & Bar)
South Beach Bar/Grill (Bar & Grill)

Saundersfoot

Coast (British Restaurant)
The Kookaba (Australian Restaurant)
The Mulberry (British Restaurant)
The Boathouse (Bar & Grill)

Haverfordwest

CENTRAL
Weatherspoons (British Restaurant)
Block&Barrel (Restaurant)
Café Rio (Deli / Coffee Shop)
The Georges (British Restaurant)
The Lost Coins (British Restaurant)
Taj Mahal (Indian Restaurant & Takeaway)
Dragon & Pearl (Chinese Restaurant & Takeaway)
OUTER HAVERFORDWEST & BEYOND:
Allt yr Afon (British Restaurant) Wolfscastle
Somethings Cooking (Fish & Chips Restaurant) Letterston
The Cambrian Inn (British Restaurant) Solva
The Old Pharmacy (Tea Room) Solva
MamGu (Café Welsh / British) Solva
Cwtch (Modern Dining) St Davids
The Bishops (British Pub) St Davids
OUTER HAVERFORDWEST CONTINUED:
The Shed (Fish & Seafood Restaurant) Porthgain, Haverfordwest
Sloop Inn (British Restaurant) Porthgain, Haverfordwest

Narberth

The Peppercorn (Bar & Grill)
Plum Vanilla (Café / Restaurant)
Ultracomida (Deli)
The Grove (Hotel / Restaurant)

Beaches & Water Activities

If only we had the guaranteed summers, I don’t think there would be many places in the world that could compete with the incredible coastline that we have to offer here in Pembrokeshire. Which ever direction you head you will tend to end up near the coast.

Also please note – dogs are welcome at pretty much all of our beaches throughout Pembrokeshire but please be aware during the warmer months some do tend to put restrictions on the beaches. So, it would be worth checking before heading out with your dog for the day (Please refer to our Dog Friendly Activities section for more information)

The closest of the beaches would be Broad Haven (4.1 miles) and Little Haven (3.8 miles). Both of these beaches you will be able to have a spot to eat or just an ice cream if that’s what you fancy.

Golf Courses

The closest Golf course is located just 5.1 miles in Milford Haven. Its wonderful greens overlook the Cleddau Estuary.

Haverfordwest Golf Club is located 6.2 miles from us. Tenby Links Championship Course is further afield but definitely worth a visit (19 miles).

For just a little bit of fun there is a driving range in Freystrop, Haverfordwest (6.4 miles) Mayfield Golf Centre.

Castles & Cathedrals

Galleries & Museums

Scolton Manor:
Located in Haverfordwest is a great family place to visit, it has wonderful walks through the woods, play areas for children, a café for a bite to eat but most importantly is known for it being a beautiful Victorian Manor House which they have a Museum inside.

Milford Haven Heritage and Maritime Museum:
This museum opened in 1991 and heavily focuses on the maritime history of the town of Milford Haven. It also has exhibitions which explore the fishing and oil industry that we have around the area. This is usually a great hit with visitors to the Milford Haven area.

Tenby Museum and Art Gallery:
This is the oldest independent Museum in Wales. It is a great place to spend some time if your out and about visiting the Tenby area.
Narberth Museum:
This is a great place for you to be able to discover more about the people and place that made Narberth the ancient market town that it is. Narberth is also a wonderful town to visit for a look around their lovely little shops and a lovely spot for lunch or dinner.

The Last Invasion Tapestry in Fishguard:
Why not pop along and see what happened when the British mainland was invaded for the last time in 1797. Showing story boards and artefacts to help recreate the day.

Family Adventures

Walks

It is obviously a given with our location that the majority of our best walks will revolve around our beautiful coastline. After all Pembrokeshire’s Coastal Path runs an incredible 186 miles, stretching from St Dogmaels though to Amroth.

Here are some walk ideas to give you a little food for thought:

White Sands Bay to St Davids Head
Porthgain to Abereiddi
Lawrenny
Bosheston Lilly Ponds
Marloes Sands Peninsula
Freshwater East to Swanlake Bay
Dinas Island
Stackpole to St Govans Head
Broad Haven to Newgale Sands
Mynydd Carningli, Newport.
Saundersfoot to Wisemans Bridge
Whitesands to St David’s

Island Visiting

Skomer Island Landing Trip:
In just 15 minutes you can experience one of the most incredible wildlife experiences in Britain. A day of adventure and you definitely don’t want to miss the chance of seeing the beautiful Puffins, Guillemots and Razorbills. 

Skomer Island is open from the 1st of April through to the 30th September but is closed on Mondays. Landing trips go daily from Martins Haven at 10am, 11am and 12 noon.
Boat Cruise & Sea Safaris:
If you were wanting to experience a low speed option, giving you an on board expert crew why not look into going on a Skomer Cruise, the Seabird Spectacular or the Grasshom Cruise. You really won’t be disappointed.

If you’re looking for something a little more high speed then the sea safari is for you. They will take you on one of their high-speed ribs where you to get to go out on the open ocean, see the most beautiful wildlife and scenery with a little more excitement.

Dog Friendly Activities

With being Dog friendly we thought it was important to list some places for you, so you know your furry friend is as welcome as you are. We have also printed off some beach restriction maps and any other information we thought would be useful to you to help whilst you’re on holiday with your dog (these are located in your Cottage Information Book).
Dog Friendly Castles and Gardens:

Pembroke Castle - Pembroke
Carew Castle
Picton Castle and Gardens - Haverfordwest
Hilton Court Gardens & Crafts - Haverfordwest

Dog Friendly Beaches:

Just be aware of any restrictions that are in place if any for the below beaches.

Manorbier Beach
Barafundle Bay and the Stackpole Estate
Freshwater West
Broad Haven South
Marloes Sands Beach
Dog Friendly Restaurants & Pubs:

Rhosyn at Penally Abbey Hotel
The Stackpole Inn, Stackpole
The Golden Lion Inn, Newport
The Swan, Little Haven
Old Point House, Angle
The Moorings, Tenby
The Buccaneer, Tenby
The Bishops, St Davids
Hope & Anchor, Tenby
St Govan’s Inn, Bosheston

Other Dog Friendly Activities:

Heatherton World of Activities – Tenby
Clerkenhill Adventure Farm & Frisbee Golf – Haverfordwest
Venture Jet, Wildlife boat trip – St Davids
Llys-y-Fran Country Park and Reservoir – Haverfordwest
Pembroke Mill Pond Walk– Pembroke

Cinema & Theatres

Torch Theatre:
Based in the town of Milford Haven, it is lovely and close to us, often has live shows and a close by place to take the children to the cinema if the weather is against us.

The Palace Cinema:
Is another option on the cinema front but this is based in Haverfordwest.
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