Whatever the weather and whatever the time of year, there is always plenty to do in Pembrokeshire.
Our glorious beaches and coastline offer numerous opportunities from relaxing in the sun, picnicking, getting out your sketchpad or notebook or fishing to surfing, sailing, walking, wildlife spotting, coastering, kayaking, kite surfing, etc.
The Preselis mountains from wence the Stonehenge Bluestones came, offer stunning scenery and superb riding or walking; the line of Norman castles are wonderful to explore and St Davids, the smallest city in Britain, not only has the majestic cathedral but also the Bishop’s Palace, art galleries, restaurants and shops.
Trips to the islands offer the opportunity to see puffins, seals, sunfish, dolphins and porpoises and on occasions people have been lucky enough to even see whales.
For those who like shopping, Narberth with its wonderful individual shops, galleries, boutiques and cafes is the place to go or visit the woollen mills, potteries, wood turners and galleries scattered throughout the county.
For film buffs, the chance to visit locations where films such as Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows, Die Another Day, Snow White and the Huntsman, A Lion in Winter, Under Milk Wood, Robin Hood and many others were shot is a fascinating experience.
Foodies are well catered for with the new Coast restaurant at Coppet Hall; The Grove at Narberth, Llys Meddyg at Newport, The Stackpole Inn at Stackpole to name just a few as well as great bistros like Peppercorn and Diablos in Narberth and Mulberry in Saundersfoot and superb lunchtime cafes like The Quayside Café at Lawrenny, Maria’s at Picton Castle, The Boathouse café at Stackpole Quay or Casa Maria in Haverfordwest.
Numerous events take place in Pembrokeshire throughout the year. Events taking place in the next couple of months include the Fishguard International Music Festival from 19th-30th July and the annual Pembrokeshire County Show at Withybush, Haverfordwest on 19th, 20th and 21st August http://www.pembsshow.org. Being the largest 3 day County Show in Wales, it welcomes over 75,000 people to the County Showground every August to enjoy a fantastic array of displays, competitions, entertainments and shopping.
September 14th sees Ironman Wales competitors take to the sea in Tenby; and the Pembrokeshire lanes on bikes and on foot for the grueling course that takes in views of everything from stunning beaches to Iron Age forts. This year’s competitors include chef, Gordon Ramsey.
Tenby Arts Festival runs from 20th-27th September and includes everything from a book fair to sandcastle competitions, jazz brunches, classical music concerts, poetry readings and Shakespeare plays http://www.tenbyartsfest.co.uk/.
Narberth Food Festival from 27th-28th September sees two days of cookery demonstrations, tastings and exhibits of the best local produce, together with music and is a wonderful event; the popularity of which is growing year by year.
If you would like to explore Pembrokeshire and visit one of the many events help here, we would be delighted to welcome you here at Pembrokeshire Farm B & B. Please call Rayner and Carol Peett on 01834 860338 or check us out on Alastair Sawday’s Special Places to Stay http://www.sawdays.co.uk/britain/wales/pembrokeshire/pembrokeshire-farm-b-b