With the Easter holidays upon us, new figures from The Great British Tourism Survey released yesterday show that 2013 was a bumper year for tourism in Wales with visitor numbers increasing by 3.4%. This comes at a time when Britain as a whole experienced a downturn of 2.5% … [Read more...] about Do New Figures Prove Pembrokeshire Really is the New Cornwall?
A greatly overdue new £68 million, five mile stretch of the A477 leading to Pembrokeshire opens today in time for Easter; finally bypassing Llanddowror and Red Roses. This narrow and winding section of the road has, for many years, been a terrible bottle neck and accident … [Read more...] about Vital Improved Road to Pembrokeshire Opens at Last
Some of Pembrokeshire’s coastal resorts suffered terribly in the fierce storms experienced this winter. Newgale and Amroth even made the National news when a bus full of passengers was swept off the road by a wave at Newgale (fortunately with no casualties) and the sea wall and … [Read more...] about Pembrokeshire’s award-winning resorts back in business
The people of Pembrokeshire will be holding their breath at 4.15 p.m. on Saturday to see if a local horse can once again win the Grand National. Their hopes rest on the favourite for this year’s race, TeaforThree, trained near Fishguard by Rebecca Curtis. Last year TeaforThree … [Read more...] about Pembrokeshire Holds its Breath for TeaforThree
Russell Crowe, the Oscar winning Australian actor, has spoken of his love of Pembrokeshire having filmed Ridley Scott’s epic film “Robin Hood” here. He says he intends to return soon to spend some time surfing in West Pembrokeshire. Crowe spent some 5 weeks in Pembrokeshire … [Read more...] about Oscar Winning Actor’s Love for Pembrokeshire
Top celebrity chef, Paul Rankin, will be appearing at this year’s Pembrokeshire Fish Week. Paul Rankin opened Roscoff, the first restaurant in Northern Ireland to hold a Michelin Star, in 1989. He is probably best known as one of the regulars on TV shows such as Ready … [Read more...] about Celebrity Chefs at Pembrokeshire Fish Week