Pembrokeshire Great Days Out
Published: Monday 31st Jul 2017
Written by: Anita Lee
Besides glorious sandy beaches, to provide hours of endless fun, Pembrokeshire is also jam packed full of exciting days out!
There is so much to keep the whole family entertained at Folly Farm, just 4 miles from Saundersfoot. Explore the fascinating zoo with giraffes, lions, penguins, rhinos, and so many more. There is the Jolly barn with all your farmyard favourites and a vintage fairground with lots of thrilling rides, a children’s play area all undercover with hot and cold food served daily.
A small island, just a 20-minute journey by boat from Tenby lies one of Britain’s holy islands. A haven of peace where Cistercian monks have lived for centuries. The island consists of a monastery, a lighthouse, and a village shop with small museum. There is also a lovely sandy beach ideal to enjoy a picnic on.
Pembrokeshire Coastal Path
The coastal path follows the coastline for 186 miles with stunning views. It passes through the picturesque towns, 14 harbours and 58 beaches. The landscape viewed along the coastal path changes throughout the seasons – making it perfect in every season.
Book a unique experience at Pembrokeshire Falconry. Encounter nature at its best by having a bird of prey fly to your glove. Learn about the birds and their unique personalities behind the stunning backdrop of Picton Castle. Their amazing flying skills, following you on your woodland walk will make this a truly memorable day.
St David’s & Cathedral
A unique city which is also Britain’s smallest city. The cathedral was the final resting place of St David, the Welsh patron saint. Next to the cathedral is the Bishops Palace. St David’s is a great place for walkers and those interested in water sports. It has several shops, galleries, and places to eat and drink.
Dr Beynon’s Bug Farm
Tucked away, in the smallest city in the UK, is a farm quite unlike any other. Dr Beynon’s Bug Farm, is based within 100 acres of the Pembrokeshire National Park and is dedicated to highlighting the wonders of invertebrates. The Bug Farm is a busy research centre, working farm and is now home to a bug visitor attraction, founded by entomologist and TV presenter Dr Sarah Beynon. With a bug zoo, museum, farm trail, walled garden and play barn, plus regular lectures and workshops, the Bug Farm is well equipped for adults and families.
A great place for all the family and you only pay if you play. There is the family fun zone with archery, adventure golf, giant pillows, walk on water, bumper boats, and thrilling Go Karts. There is even an agility course for dogs – so the whole family can really get involved. There is an onsite restaurant and coffee shop, the craft shack and in the Summer from the Sizzler BBQ.
Named in the top 25 beaches in the world! Trek over the clifftops and down a steep flight of stairs to this wonderful sandy beach. Remember to take a picnic as there are no facilities
Dyfed Shire Horse Farm
This unique tourist attraction is proudly celebrating its 25th year. Located at the foot of the Preseli Mountains this great attraction has a host of horses, sheep and Llamas. The main attractions are the beautiful Shire horses, 'gentle giants' along with demonstrations of horse harnessing, wood turning and farriery.