Pembrokeshire and St Davids

There are a host of wonderful beaches nearby including Whitesand Bay, recently recognised as one of the Times top 50 beaches in the UK, with its long stretches of golden sands, Newgale and Caerfai Bay. These provide something for everyone from walking to surfing…. photography to rock pooling….. building sandcastles to kayaking. We do hope that the following links will be useful in planning your visit:

Surf reports and tide timetables |St Davids Online |The Pembrokeshire coast  |The National Trust |Wales in style

St Davids Cathedral and the Bishop’s Palace

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St Davids Cathedral, the magnificent 12th century Norman Monastery, is just  a short distance from the cottages and has regular services, as well as concerts and plays during the summer and a music festival in the May half-term week. The unique atmosphere of the Cathedral and its unique atmosphere are an important part of what draws people back to St Davids year after year.
St Davids Cathedral 

Beaches & Caves

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There are many wonderful beaches nearby including Whitesand Bay, with its long stretches of golden sands, and Caerfai Bay with hundreds of rockpools and caves to explore. And don’t forget Abereiddi, with the unique Blue Lagoon, as well as the picturesque harbours of Porth Clais, Porthgain and Solva. These provide something for everyone… whether you are in the area for a longer holiday or a short break.

Coasteering & Surfing

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Coasteering is a very enjoyable and exhilarating activity for all ages and this is provided by TYF, who specialise in a variety of activities from kayaking to jumping off rocks! They are based in central St Davids. Surfing is another great activity on Whitesand Bay or Newgale beach and everything you need for purchase or hire can be found at Ma Simes Surf Shop in St Davids High Street.
TYF

Walking & Wildlife

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The Pembrokeshire coastal path provides nearly two hundred miles of breathtaking scenery, flora and wildlife that will inspire you in every month of the year. Trips to nearby islands, for example, Ramsey, provide the opportunity to see a wide variety of sea birds and seals and, on occasions, whales and dolphins, if you watch carefully.
RSPB

Sailing & Boat Trips

Harbour at Tenby in Pembrokeshire, South Wales

There are regular boat trips to Ramsey Island, Grassholm and Skomer. These can be arranged in St Davids or from St Martin’s Haven. There is also sailing available in Solva, where there are scores of boats anchored in the estuary.
Thousand Islands or 01437 721721
Aquaphobia Ramsey Island or 01437 720471
Ramsey Island Cruises or 01437 721423
Solva-Sailboats or 01437 720972

Golf

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St Davids has a most spectacular golf course on the road to Whitesand Bay, with amazing views from every hole, although you will need to be good in the wind and may lose a few balls over the cliffs!
St Davids City Golf Club or 01437721751

Horse Riding

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Horse riding is another great activity and can be arranged locally.
Nolton Stables or 01437 710360/71187

Castles

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There is a lovely castle in Pembroke, which is ideal for a family day out! Do look at the website, which shows details of all the attractions.

Pembroke Castle or 01646 681510

Theme Parks

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Pembrokeshire has a variety of theme parks for all the family. From taking a ride on a rollercoaster to seeing wild animals in a zoo.
Oakwood Themepark 
Folly Farm
Manor Wildlife Park

Fishing

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Pembrokeshire has many hot spot fishing sites. There are fishing boat trips available throughout Pembrokeshire. If you’re looking for a relaxing few hours fishing or would like to take the little ones on a mackerel fishing trip, Pembrokeshire is the place for you.

Shopping

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St Davids has a wide variety of unique shops selling art, crafts, clothes, surf gear, local produce, gourmet food and everyday items. It’s a wonderful place to wander the streets and soak up the atmosphere.
St Davids Food and Wine

Tourism Information Centre

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St Davids Information Centre was opened in 2008 and has a gallery and café and displays a wide variety of treasures from the Museum of Wales.
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