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No traffic for Tenby cottage holiday guests

Families who enjoy spending their holidays on the idyllic south Pembrokeshire coast are in for a far easier and safer drive as the Transport Minster Edwina Hart has opened the £68 million bypass on the A477. The new bypass road between St Clears and Red Roses is thought to make a huge difference for those travelling to south Pembrokeshire and ferry traffic.

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The Queen heads for Pembrokeshire

Next week will see a royal presence arrive in the pretty Welsh county of Pembrokeshire as Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh are to arrive by Royal train at Haverfordwest Railway Station on the 29th April. The Queen and Duke are to embark on a full day of visits across Pembrokeshire, to which local residents and businesses have said they are honoured to be chosen for a Royal visit.

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Pembrokeshire retro posters reach high acclaim

Pembrokeshire is set to be alive with visitors this Easter break; a series of retro-style posters have reached national acclaim after winning a number of awards since being launched at Cardiff Airport.Following Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority’s success in securing a proportion of the Welsh Government funding made available to local authorities to improve tourism prospects, the National Park has launched a stunning poster campaign.

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Saundersfoot restaurant gains TV chef

A brand new restaurant is to open in Saundersfoot this month, offering some new and exciting culinary delights for locals and visitors to this exquisite area of Pembrokeshire to try. Not only will this superb new restaurant offer visitors some fine views over Coppet Hall Beach, but food will be served by renowned chef Will Holland, famed for his appearances on the likes of the BBC’s Great British Menu and Saturday Kitchen.

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Russell Crowe loves Pembrokeshire

Whilst in the Welsh capital of Cardiff for the premiere of his latest film, Noah, Academy Award-winning Russell Crowe told of his love of Pembrokeshire, having filmed the Ridley Scott-directed Robin Hood in the west Wales county.

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What's on in Pembrokeshire: April

Nowhere does Easter quite like Pembrokeshire; home to hundreds of fun, family-friendly activities, the Welsh county comes alive to celebrate the holiday that gave us the Easter bunny and egg hunts around the garden. From fairs to castle grounds, this What’s On guide will take you through all the great events going on this April.

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Rare bird spotted in Tenby

Tenby drew the attention of bird watchers from all stretches of the UK last week as a great number travelled some four and a half hours to catch a sight of the very rare Great Spotted Cuckoo, which made an appearance off of the coast of Tenby. The rare bird is known to migrate from Africa to the Mediterranean coast to nest in early spring, but this year one seemed to make its way to the popular Pembrokeshire holiday location of Tenby.

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Vinnie Jones and the National Trust join forces

Few things would seem to connect the National Trust and notorious hard man actor Vinnie Jones but the two have found common ground over a sensitive issue that could have a dramatic impact on Wales. The National Trust has recently called for a ban on shale gas extraction in the country’s beauty hotspots – an aim that is shared by the former Welsh football captain.

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Pembrokeshire Baton Relay runners announced

Ahead of the hotly anticipated annual Queen’s Baton Relay, Pembrokeshire have announced their young runners that have been bestowed with the honour of carrying the baton during the Pembrokeshire leg of the route. Covering 70 nations and some 190,000 km, the Queen’s Baton Relay is a fantastic tradition taking place ahead of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

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What's on in Saundersfoot: March

Come rain or shine, as we welcome the start of spring Saundersfoot has plenty of events to entertain its visitors this month. March will see the area come alive with performances that are sure to lift even the dampest of spirits after this winter’s bad weather. From renowned comedy acts to orchestral delights, West Wales is showing there is plenty going on even before the Easter holidays.

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Explore National Trust places in Pembrokeshire

From woodland walks to kayaking in coastal waters, there’s more to summer in Pembrokeshire family holiday cottages than you might think thanks to the National Trust. As a registered charity they do everything they can to ensure that Pembrokeshire’s natural habitats continue to thrive so that the public can enjoy Wales’ surroundings for many years to come.

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Whats On in Tenby: March

In a bid to warm up after the long winter, Tenby has put on a host of enigmatic and energetic events to entertain local residents and visitors alike. From dance to choir, there is no end to the performances in store for Tenby visitors this March as the coastal town looks to welcome spring with a bang.

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