Pembrokeshire Farm B and B http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk Quality Holiday Accommodation in Pembrokeshire, Wales Tue, 04 Sep 2018 14:06:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Saundersfoot Set to Become Major Marine Destination http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/2018/09/saundersfoot-set-to-become-major-marine-destination/ http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/2018/09/saundersfoot-set-to-become-major-marine-destination/#respond Tue, 04 Sep 2018 14:06:56 +0000 http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/?p=1631

Saundersfoot’s new National Events’ Deck

Saundersfoot harbour in Pembrokeshire, which has been operating since 1954, is set to become a major marine destination after opening The National Events Deck, a 20,000 sq ft multi-purpose decking area.

The National Events Deck is due to open this month and will be used as an events space at Saundersfoot Harbour for up to 4,000 people. The space will include an amphitheatre that can be used for local and national-scale events, ranging from theatrical and musical performances to food and craft festivals.
The National Events Deck marks the beginning of the second phase of the ongoing multi-million regeneration project of the Wales International Coastal Centre, which is due to complete in March 2020.

To celebrate the completion of the National Events Deck, the harbour will host an inaugural event, which will be open to the public, on 15 September 2018, including live performance of popular sea-themed movie scores by the Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra, coinciding with the Year of the Sea.

The first phase of the project saw new outside mooring and racking facilities, redevelopment of a pontoon and enhanced disabled access to the area.

Saundersfoot is a pretty little fishing village with some excellent restaurants including The Stone Crab on the harbour, The Mulberry and, of course, the fabulous Coast round in the next bay.
Bradley Davies, Commercial Manager of Saundersfoot Harbour, said: “We’ve seen a huge increase in footfall to the area since the completion of the project’s first phase, so we look forward to bringing something completely new and different to visitors and locals alike.

If you are coming to Pembrokeshire on holiday, for a short break or just a weekend, and are looking for a luxurious yet informal B&B set in lovely grounds which are a haven for wildlife, then give Pembrokeshire Farm B&B a call on 01834 860338. We have superb reviews and have been inspected and chosen to be included in Sawday’s Special Places to Stay http://www.pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk

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Pembrokeshire Beaches in Sunday Times’ List of the Best http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/2018/08/pembrokeshire-beaches-in-sunday-times-list-of-the-best/ http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/2018/08/pembrokeshire-beaches-in-sunday-times-list-of-the-best/#respond Thu, 30 Aug 2018 15:07:38 +0000 http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/?p=1628

Whitesands Bay – Best beach in Wales according to The Sunday Times

Whitesands Bay in Pembrokeshire has been named as the best beach in Wales 2018 by The Sunday Times. Two other Pembrokeshire beaches, Tenby’s Castle Beach and Solva, also featured in the top 5.

Pembrokeshire is renowned for its wonderful beaches. Protected by their National Park status Pembrokeshire’s beaches have some of the cleanest waters and sands with many awards to show for it; eleven blue flags; twelve green coast, eleven seaside, and twenty one rural seaside awards! The only other county in the UK with as many blue flag beaches is Devon.

The Blue Flag beaches are: Amroth, Newgale, Saundersfoot, Dale, Whitesands, Coppet Hall, Tenby North, Tenby South, Tenby Castle, Poppit Sands and Lydstep. The Blue Flag award is high prestigious and only given to beaches with the highest standards in water quality.

There are a further 23 beaches which won Seaside Awards and Green Coast; Awards – the latter celebrating ‘hidden gems’ along the coastline – recognising excellent water quality and unspoiled environment.
They are Broad Haven (north), Abereiddy, Barafundle, Broadhaven (south), Caerfai, Cwym yr Eglwys, Druidstone, Freshwater East, Manorbier, Marloes, Martins Haven, Penally, Priory Bay on Caldey Island, West Angle Bay, West Dale, Good wick, Gelliswick, Little Haven, Newport, Nolton Haven, St Brides, Sandy Haven and Wisemans Bridge.

If you are coming to Pembrokeshire on holiday and are looking for a luxurious yet relaxed bed and breakfast which specialises in homemade, home grown and local produce, then give Pembrokeshire Farm B&B near Narberth a call on 01834 860338. We have superb reviews and have been inspected and selected by Sawday’s Special Places to Stay. We look forward to welcoming you here. http://www.pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk

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Pembrokeshire Pub Named Best Pub in England & Wales http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/2018/08/pembrokeshire-pub-named-best-pub-in-england-wales/ http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/2018/08/pembrokeshire-pub-named-best-pub-in-england-wales/#respond Fri, 24 Aug 2018 17:46:33 +0000 http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/?p=1622

The Stackpole Inn
(pic from Sawday’s)

The prestigious, Sawday’s Travel Guide has announced the winner of its best pub in England and Wales Award  for 2018.

The Stackpole Inn in Pembrokeshire was declared the best overall pub in its 2018/19 awards, which also handed out gongs for best pub with rooms, best pub for seasonal and organic produce, best community pub, favourite newcomer and most authentic pub.

The Sawday’s judges were simply bowled over by this stunning pub.

They said that it’s ‘a dreamy Pembrokeshire inn just a short walk from glorious Barafundle Bay’ and added that ‘The food is tasty, the bedrooms are super, kids and dogs are welcomed. You won’t want to leave and it really wasn’t difficult to choose our best all-rounder.’

The Stackpole Inn is on Pembrokeshire Farm B&B’s list of recommended places to eat whilst staying with us and also features in one of our recommended days out:

Drive to Stackpole Quay and walk over the cliffs to the glorious Barafundle Bay, frequently named as one of the top 10 beaches in the world. From there continue on to Broadhaven South beach and walk round the beautiful Bosherston lily ponds keeping a keen eye out for otters. Explore the Stackpole estate and then back to Stackpole Quay for lunch at the Boathouse Tearoom. In the afternoon visit the incredible 6th century hermit’s chapel, St Govans, set into the cliff face and then enjoy a cup of tea at Ye Olde Worlde Café, which opened in the 1920s. Enjoy a drink and dinner at The Stackpole Arms on your way back to Pembrokeshire Farm B & B at Caermaenau Fawr.

If you are visiting Pembrokeshire and looking for a luxurious but informal bed and breakfast where you can relax with a cup of tea and slice of cake in the garden or curl up with a good book in front of a blazing log fire in the Autumn, give Pembrokeshire Farm B&B a ring on 01834 860338.  We have superb reviews, have been inspected and selected by Sawday’s Special Places to Stay and specialise in homemade, homegrown and local produce. http://www.pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk

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Walk in the Preseli Mountains http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/2018/08/walk-in-the-preseli-mountains/ http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/2018/08/walk-in-the-preseli-mountains/#respond Fri, 17 Aug 2018 08:23:49 +0000 http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/?p=1613

The Preseli Mountains

Pembrokeshire is renowned for its superb sandy beaches, wonderful coast path and fascinating wildlife but less well known is the beauty of the Preseli mountains (they are very insulted to be referred to as hills as in this article in The Times!)

From the top on a clear day there are stunning views of both Ireland and Devon, the wide expanse of moorland is dotted with small farms and the beautiful Welsh mountain ponies and sheep graze unhindered by fences. The Preseli mountains is where the Bluestones of Stonehenge originated and recent research has suggested that Stonehenge was actually built by workmen from Pembrokeshire too. Neolithic cromlechs and standing stones are prevalent in the area such as Pentre Ifan in the Preselis just above Newport.

After a long day walking on the mountain a visit to enjoy the “hwyl” or welcome at the wonderfully idiosyncratic Tafarn Sinc at Rosebush, the highest pub in Pembrokeshire, is a must. This pub was once the railway station and has refused to bow to the ‘whims of modernisation’ and steadfastly maintains its nostalgic originality. Welsh is spoken here (as well as English) and, when the publicans who had run it for over 25 years retired, the community got together a syndicate to buy it. This included the actor Rhys Ifans who spread the word and soon people from all over the world heard about the “little tin pub” and purchased shares from as far away as Texas and Canada.

If you would like to visit Pembrokeshire and stay at a luxurious but informal Bed& Breakfast, give Rayner and Carol at Pembrokeshire Farm B&B near Narberth a call on 01834 860338. We specialise in homemade, homegrown and local produce and have been inspected and selected by Sawday’s Special Places to Stay. http://www.pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/a-good-walk-the-preseli-hills-pembrokeshire-9h5vq8dpq – The Times May 2018

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Narberth – The Place for Foodies http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/2018/08/narberth-the-place-for-foodies/ http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/2018/08/narberth-the-place-for-foodies/#respond Fri, 10 Aug 2018 11:14:44 +0000 http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/?p=1607

Narberth – the place for excellent food

Wales has long been known for the quality of its produce; from salt marsh lamb to fish and shellfish to cheese and other dairy products.

The little town of Narberth in Pembrokeshire has award winning butchers, greengrocers, delis and numerous cafes and restaurants serving not only local fare but cuisines from around the world – from Spain to the Middle East.  Narberth is also twinned with Ludlow, also known for its foodie reputation.

Each September crowds from all over the UK, and indeed the world, flock to Narberth’s annual Food Festival.  This year the Festival takes place on 22nd & 23rd September and will be jam packed with stalls selling delicious produce and food related products plus demonstrations by local and celebrity chefs.

Local residents are quite rightly proud of the lovely town of Narberth which is full of wonderful, small, independent shops and bucks the trend with its thriving high street.
A winner of the gold award for Best Event in the Pembrokeshire Tourism Awards (twice), Narberth Food Festival promises a weekend of food and fun, in an around a magnificent marquee.

If you wish to visit the Narberth Food Festival and would like to stay in a luxurious but informal, relaxed B&B where you get the feeling you are staying with friends in the country, do come and stay at Pembrokeshire Farm B&B at Caermaenau Fawr. Call us on 01834 860338, email us at info@pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk or take a look at our website at http://www.pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk

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Narberth – Pembrokeshire’s Hidden Gem http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/2018/07/narberth-pembrokeshires-hidden-gem/ http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/2018/07/narberth-pembrokeshires-hidden-gem/#respond Mon, 23 Jul 2018 10:46:01 +0000 http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/?p=1600

Narberth, Pembrokeshire’s hidden gem

Whilst Pembrokeshire is best known for its incredible beaches and wonderful wildlife such as puffins, dolphins, seals and even whales, another gem is beginning to attract visitors and that is the little town of Narberth.

Narberth is thriving whilst other towns wither and the secret to this success in the days of internet shopping is the plethora of wonderful, individual shops which make up this tiny Welsh town and attract shoppers from as far a field as Cardiff and London.  Shopping in Narberth is a pleasure and many people spend the day wandering around the shops and enjoying lunch at one of the delicious cafes or restaurants. Parking in the car park costs £1 for the whole day; extremely reasonable compared with many towns, and there is free parking for up to an hour in the street.

I am often asked by people considering moving to Pembrokeshire, or visiting here, whether we have a Waitrose, as if this is the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.  No, I reply, but we have Narberth with its award winning butchers, greengrocers, delis, homemade ice cream shop, cakes shops, cafes and restaurants.  Who would not prefer to buy their Sunday joint from a friendly local butcher who can tell you exactly where the meat came from; their honey from a shop a couple of miles from where it was produced or their chocolate handmade locally rather than from a supermarket.  Drinking your cappuccino in a café such as Ultracomida or Plum Vanilla where they are really friendly and have time for a chat is infinitely preferable to sitting in a Costa Coffee, Starbucks or other faceless multiple.

Not only can Narberth boast top quality food shops but it is also packed full of galleries, antique and vintage shops, present shops, boutiques, kitchen shops, jewellers, etc;  in fact everything you can think of apart from a high street chain.  It is ideal for picking up a few mementoes of your holiday in Pembrokeshire

There are regular craft sales in the town hall; concerts; a superb plant fair; the annual Help for Heroes Colossal Cake Sale and, of course, Narberth Food Festival which has grown into a major event attracting celebrity chefs and top food producers from throughout the UK and is held in September (this year on 22nd & 23rd September).  There is also the Summer Carnival and Civic Week and Winter carnival when floats parade through the streets. Narberth is a town where community spirit is alive and well and it also embraces visitors.

West Wales is fortunate in having several other towns which do not conform to the urban clone; Cardigan in Ceredigion has a lovely old-fashioned feel with its individual shops and the great Barley Fair where the beautiful Welsh cobs parade through the streets and Llandeilo in Carmarthenshire is another offering shoppers the chance to experience small, independent shops.

If you are visiting West Wales and would like to stay at a traditional but luxurious farmhouse bed and breakfast just 5 minutes drive from Narberth, do give us a call at Pembrokeshire Farm B&B  Caermaenau Fawr on 01834 860338, where a warm welcome is assured.   We have exceptional reviews and have been inspected and selected by Sawday’s Special Places to Stay. http://www.pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk

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Moving Back to your Childhood Home http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/2018/07/moving-back-to-your-childhood-home/ http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/2018/07/moving-back-to-your-childhood-home/#respond Mon, 09 Jul 2018 10:01:53 +0000 http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/?p=1592 A piece on Pembrokeshire Farm B&B in Saturday’s Daily Telegraph …

…. Even for those who routinely view hundreds of properties for a living nothing can replace the affection held for a happy childhood home.

“It has always been my dream home and I could never find anywhere that would match up to it”, says Carol Peett from buying agency, West Wales Property Finders, of the historic Pembrokeshire long house that she grew up in. She moved back in six years ago with her husband Rayner, after her parents passed away. She has replicated many of the joys she remembers from her childhood there, with tea in the garden and an assortment of dogs, cats, donkeys and ducks. She also runs it as a (Sawday’s) bed and breakfast http://www.pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk.

“It was very strange to be here without my parents when we first moved in”, she says. “I would walk into the drawing room and expect my mother and father to be sitting in their chairs by the fire. My mother was an amazing gardener, so I was terrified of doing anything to it in case I spoilt it at first. But once we renovated the house, it become ours rather than theirs, and all the overriding happy memories took over”….

Moving Back into a Childhood Home – The Daily Telegraph – Saturday, 7th July 2018 https://www.telegraph.co.uk/property/buy/like-raising-kids-grew-meet-people-buying-back-childhood-home/

If you are coming to Pembrokeshire and looking for a luxurious yet informal place to stay where you feel as though you are staying with friends in the country rather than at a commercial bed and breakfast, then give us a call at Pembrokeshire Farm B&B on 01834 860338.  We have superb reviews and specialise in homemade, homegrown and local produce.  With prior notice, we are happy to cater for gluten free, dairy free or vegetarian diets.

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Places to Eat Whilst Staying at Pembrokeshire Farm B&B http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/2018/06/places-to-eat-whilst-staying-at-pembrokeshire-farm-bb/ http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/2018/06/places-to-eat-whilst-staying-at-pembrokeshire-farm-bb/#respond Tue, 26 Jun 2018 10:32:10 +0000 http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/?p=1571

Coast at Coppet Hall

Best Places to Eat in Pembrokeshire

These are a few of Pembrokeshire Farm B&B’s recommendations of places to eat in Pembrokeshire:

Top End – Highly Recommended
The Grove, Narberth 01834 860915 www.thegrove-narberth.co.uk
Coast, Saundersfoot 01834 810800 www.coastsaundersfoot.co.uk
The Salt Cellar, Tenby 01834 844005 www.thesaltcellartenby.co.uk
Slebech Park 01437 752000 www.slebech.co.uk/restaurant
Twr y Felin, St Davids 01437 725555 https://www.twryfelinhotel.com/dining
     
Nearest    
Peppercorn, Narberth 01834861778 www.the-peppercorn.co.uk
Bistro at No 13 Narberth 01834 869944 www.bistro13.co.uk
Top Joe’s Pizza 01834 218338 www.topjoes.co.uk
     
Recommended
Mulberry, Saundersfoot 01834 811313 www.mulberry-restaurant.co.uk
The Stone Crab, S’foot 01834 813651 www.stonecrab.co.uk
Penally Abbey, Nr Tenby 01834 843033 www.penally-abbey.com
The Carew Inn, Carew  01646 651267  www.carewinn.co.uk
Stackpole Inn, Stackpole 01646 672324 www.stackpoleinn.co.uk
Cwtch, St Davids 01437 720491 www.cwtchrestaurant.co.uk
The Shed,Porthgain 01348  831518 www.theshedporthgain.co.uk
Llys Meddyg, Newport 01239 820008 www.llysmeddyg.com
The Bar, Neyland Marina 01646 602550 www.thebar-restaurant.co.uk
St Brides Hotel & Spa 01834 812304 www.stbridesspahotel.com/food
The Dragon Palace, Pentlepoir  01834 812483
Beachside Barbecue, Saundersfoot 01834 811873 www.stbridesspahotel.com/dine/beachside-barbecue – great views
The Griffin Inn, Dale 01646 636227 www.griffininndale.co.uk
Jabajak, Whitland 01994 448786 www.Jabajak.co.uk
Y Polyn 01267 290000 www.ypolyn.co.uk
St Davids Kitchen 01437 720009 www. stdavidskitchen.co.uk
The Brewery Inn, Cosheston 01646 686678  
     
Lunch    
PlumVanilla, Narberth   www.plumvanilla.com
Ultracomida, Narberth   www.ultracomida.co.uk
Stackpole Inn, Stackpole 01646 672324 www.stackpoleinn.co.uk
Picton Castle, Slebech   www.pictoncastle.co.uk
The Quayside, Lawrenny   www.quaysidelawrenny.co.uk
Wavecrest Café, Angle   www.wavecrestangle.co.uk
Café Mor, Freshwater W   www.cafemor.co.uk
Boathouse Tearoom, Stackpole
The Refectory, St David’s   www.stdavidscathedral.org.uk
Thirty Five, Solva    
Southbeach Bar & Grill, Tenby                        www.southbeachbargrill.com (location, not food!)
Tafarn Sinc   www.tafarnsinc.co.uk (fun place to see)
Runwayskiln   www.runwayskiln.co.uk

If you would like to visit Wales and are looking for a friendly and informal yet luxurious bed and breakfast in Pembrokeshire, come and stay with us at Pembrokeshire Farm B & B.  Our historic, traditional Pembrokeshire longhouse is set in 25 acres of farmland and our peaceful garden is the ideal place to relax with a cup of tea and slice of homemade cake whilst listening to the birdsong after a long day on one of Pembrokeshire’s gorgeous sandy beaches, walking the stunning coast path, exploring the castles or visiting one of the islands to spot dolphins, seals, puffins and even whales.

http://www.pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk

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Perfect Days out Whilst Staying at Pembrokeshire Farm B&B http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/2018/06/perfect-days-out/ http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/2018/06/perfect-days-out/#respond Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:44:18 +0000 http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/?p=1567

See the puffins on Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire

Here are our recommendations of things to do and see whilst staying at Pembrokeshire Farm B&B:

Drive to Stackpole Quay and walk over the cliffs to the glorious Barafundle Bay, frequently named as one of the top 10 beaches in the world. From there continue on to Broadhaven South beach and walk round the beautiful Bosherston lily ponds keeping a keen eye out for otters. Explore the Stackpole estate and then back to Stackpole Quay for lunch at the Boathouse Tearoom. In the afternoon visit the incredible 6th century hermit’s chapel, St Govans, set into the cliff face and then enjoy a cup of tea at Ye Olde Worlde Café, which opened in the 1920s. Enjoy a drink or dinner at The Stackpole Arms on your way back to Pembrokeshire Farm B & B at Caermaenau Fawr.

Visit Pembroke Castle and explore the birth place of Henry VII. Climb the 75 foot high Great Keep and enjoy the views, or clamber down into the dark depths of Wogan’s Cave. Drive on to Freshwater West beach, the location for the shell house and Dobie’s grave in the film Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and the battle scenes in Robin Hood, starring Russell Crowe. Enjoy a lobster roll with Pembrokeshire caviar from the Pembrokeshire Beach Food Company’s kiosk in the car park before enjoying an afternoon’s surfing, swimming or kite flying on the beach. A cup of tea or ice cream at The Wavecrest Café at West Angle Bay or a drink at The Point House, Angle tops off the day before returning to Pembrokeshire Farm B & B.

A visit to the beautiful pastel coloured Georgian town of Tenby is a must for those visiting Pembrokeshire. Explore the cobbled streets, enjoy the three fabulous beaches (Harbour beach was crowned Best Beach in Europe in 2014) or take a boat from the harbour to the tranquil island of Caldey and visit the monastery and glorious beaches there. From Tenby follow the coast road east to Saundersfoot and catch a boat from the harbour for a spot of mackerel fishing before walking along the beach to Coppet Hall and enjoying a drink or meal at the fabulous Coast restaurant overlooking the sea. Alternatively try the delicious fresh fish served up at The Mulberry restaurant or The Stone Crab on the harbour in Saundersfoot before returning to Caermaenau Fawr.

Head North West to St Davids, the smallest city in the UK, to the magnificent cathedral and Bishops’ Palace. Take in the Oriel y Parc gallery and then head down to the pretty Porthclais harbour and enjoy a walk along the coast path to Whitesands Bay. Alternatively take a boat from  St Justinians  around Ramsey Island with Voyages of Discovery for dolphin and seal spotting or you may even be fortunate enough to see whales and sun fish. On the way back to Pembrokeshire Farm B and B stop off in the little harbour village of Solva and enjoy some fresh lobster, crab or mussels at Thirtyfive Café on the harbour.

Go West to the village of Marloes and, at low tide only, explore the wonderful expanse of Marloes beach, location for the films Snow White & the Huntsman and Lion in Winter. Walk along the coast path, taking in lunch at the Runwayskiln café overlooking Skokholm island and Marloes beach. Alternatively go through Marloes to Martins Haven and take the 15 minute boat ride to Skomer island. At the end of April/beginning of May the island is covered in a blanket of bluebells and campions and the heavenly fragrance hangs in the air. From April until mid Summer the island is full of puffins and this is a bird watchers paradise with guillemots, razorbills and kittiwakes in abundance. Seals can be seen all year round but the end of August is the breeding season when gorgeous pups to be seen around the island and, from the coast path, on the storm beaches around Martins Haven and dolphins and porpoises can be seen frolicking in the waves.

Head to Manorbier and look round Manorbier castle, birthplace of Gerald of Wales. Enjoy a coffee and home made cake in the coffee shop and then head down to the beach for a spot of surfing. Walk west along the coast path to the stunning beach at Skrinkle with the magnificent rock formation known locally as Church Doors, or east to the beach at Swan Lake and, at low tide, try a spot of prawning in the rock pools.

Drive North to the Preseli mountains and walk through the unspoilt coutryside, speckled with wild ponies and sheep, enjoying spectacular views out over the coast to Ireland and south to Devon. Drive on to the Gwaun Valley for a drink at “Bessies” (the Dyffryn Arms at Pontfaen) a completely unspoilt, one room pub where Bessie, in her 90s, holds court by the fire and beer is served from a jug through a hatch in the wall; a true experience of Pembrokeshire. Visit Pentre Ifan, a burial chamber or megalithic cromlech and then drive on down to the pretty village of Newport for a walk along the Parrog. Enjoy a sumptious meal at Llys Meddyg in Newport before returning to Caermaenau Fawr.

Today visit Carmarthenshire. Firstly take a trip to The National Botanic Gardens of Wales at Llanarthne, approximately a 40 minute drive to the east, and then visit the stunning Aberglasney House which boosts one of the finest gardens in Wales. Enjoy lunch in the tearoom before returning west to Laugharne, home of Dylan Thomas and about which he wrote his most famous play for voices, Under Milk Wood. Visit his Boat Shed writing room and walk along the beautiful estuary overlooked by Laugharne Castle.    In the evening enjoy a sumptuous dinner at the wonderful The Grove, Narberth.

Take a walk along the beautiful Western Cleddau. Take in lunch at The Quayside, Lawrenny and a drink at the totally unspoilt Creselly Arms at Cresswell Quay.  Drive to Picton Castle and enjoy a leisurely stroll around the beautiful gardens and tea at Maria’s fabulous Courtyard Café.

Head north and enjoy the gorgeous walk from Pwllgwaelod to Cwm-yr-Eglwys, a picturesque cove with ruined church by the beach to the north of Dinas Island. Enjoy a drink at The Old Sailor’s at Pwllgwaelod and then drive south along the coast to the little harbour of Porthgain for lunch at The Shed. Walk along the coast from Porthgainto the little beach at Abereiddy past the beautiful Blue Lagoon, venue in 2012, 2013 and, once again, in 2016 for the Red Bull Cliff Diving Championships.

If you are wishing to visit Pembrokeshire and experience these, do come and stay with us at Pembrokeshire Farm B and B.  We are a very informal, farmhouse bed and breakfast where we like our guests to make themselves at home, enjoy a cup of tea and slice of homemade cake sitting in the garden, stroll around the fields and generally feel as though they are staying with friends in the country. Call us on 01834 860338, email us at info@pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk or check us out onwww.pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk.  We feature in Sawday’s Special Places to Stay and have superb reviews on Tripadviser.

 

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Forecasters Predict Hottest Summer for 12 Years with 3 Months of Sunshine http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/2018/06/forecasters-predict-hottest-summer-for-12-years/ http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/2018/06/forecasters-predict-hottest-summer-for-12-years/#respond Thu, 14 Jun 2018 09:22:26 +0000 http://pembrokeshirefarmbandb.co.uk/?p=1563

Enjoy the glorious beaches of Pembrokeshire

Forecasters are backing Wales to bask in sunshine this summer.

The Met Office say they are expecting “above average” temperatures for June, July and August.  If true, the next three months could ensure the UK’s hottest summer in 12 years with sizzling temperatures reaching the highs of 33C.

This summer is already set to be the hottest since 2006 as long as June to August has an average UK temperature at least 0.87C above the 14.3C summer average, Met Office records show.

Weather Outlook forecaster Brian Gaze said: “The warmest summer since 2006 is a possibility, after recent years saw a series of disappointing summers.

Leon Brown, head of meteorological operations at The Weather Channel, owned by The Weather Company, said: “33C is expected by early July as heat from high pressure over Britain builds.”

Bookmakers Ladbrokes cut odds on this summer being the hottest on record to the shortest ever offered – just 5/2.

Leon Brown, head of meteorological operations at The Weather Channel, owned by The Weather Company, said: “33C is expected by early July as heat from high pressure over Britain builds.”

Bookmakers Ladbrokes cut odds on this summer being the hottest on record to the shortest ever offered – just 5/2.

“The coldest of our five categories is around 5%. The likelihood of above-average temperatures is greater than usual”.

The Met Office long-range prediction system shows a slightly increased chance of high-pressure patterns across the UK.

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