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Lions come to Pembrokeshire

Pembrokeshire’s prized attraction Folly Farm has announced that it will be bringing a pride of African lions to the Welsh county this summer. The new feature, the Pride of Pembrokeshire, is to involve the creation of a £500,000 14-foot high lion enclosure in the centre of the zoo.

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Activities you must try in the Preseli Hills

The Preseli Hills in West Wales have been a popular feature of the Welsh countryside for hundreds of years. They came under even closer scrutiny and speculation in the early 1900s when it was discovered that the bluestone that is evident throughout the hills directly corresponds to that of the famed Stonehenge relic in Wiltshire, some 180 miles away.

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A guide to Pembrokeshire's islands

Pembrokeshire’s coast has been a popular destination amongst families and staycation-ers in Britain for many years but it also holds another distinct allure - its many beautiful and fascinating islands. These coastal features have been a prominent aspect of the Welsh coastline and Pembrokeshire Coast National Park for centuries and some of them are even renowned nature reserves, serving as a great place to spot Welsh wildlife.

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New ad set to attract thousands to Pembrokeshire

A new ad campaign from Visit Wales is set to attract thousands of people to Wales this spring and summer; the new advertising push has cost £4 million and is backed by the EU in a move to attract more Irish and British tourists to Wales. Launching on St David’s Day, this 1st March, the new campaign shows off Wales as an energetic and activity-fuelled destination enjoyed by both families, couples, groups and solo hikers.

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UK benefits from record tourism levels in 2013

The Office for National Statistics has confirmed that the UK saw record numbers of visitors during 2013, highlighting the ever-growing popularity of the Great British holiday. The results revealed that the amount of holiday visits made in Britain increased by 6 per cent compared to 2012 - fantastic news for businesses which are heavily reliant on the tourism industry. The figures showed increases in areas all over Britain, with South Wales among those continuing to benefit from the growing reputation of the UK staycation.

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Gordon Ramsey is to take part in Tenby Ironman

Top TV chef Gordon Ramsay will be putting down the ladle in favour of a pair of swimming trunks later this year, as rumours circulate that he will be taking part in the 2014 Ironman Wales. Taking place in Tenby on 14th September, the challenging 140.6-mile race takes the form of a swim, bike and run and will look to welcome thousands of competitors and spectators.

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What's On in Tenby: February

With the start of February, Tenby shows that the seaside town is an old romantic at heart with a range of events including live opera and acoustic music. So, if you are heading to Pembrokeshire this Valentine’s Day, have a read of this guide to the best events on offer in the Welsh county this month.

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What's On in Saundersfoot: February

The Pembrokeshire coast looks to bring joy to visitors and residents with a programme of events set to dispel all thoughts of dreary weather. With laughs and fun to be had, Saundersfoot proves Wales is the place to be this February.

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A guide to castles in Wales

Wales is a fiercely proud nation, and that characteristic is even more evident when it comes to its pride for its landmarks and heritage. This is no more evident anywhere than in the castles in Wales; with over 500 dotted around the country and each with their own unique history and stories, a tour of the country’s castles makes for a great way to see Wales and experience its culture.

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Pembrokeshire tourism campaign continues in February

The “Out and About” campaign from the tourism board in Pembrokeshire will continue throughout 2014 following the campaign’s success in 2013.The campaign has members that own quality Pembrokeshire cottages and hotels and was initially set-up to provide regional businesses within the tourism sector an opportunity to ask the tourism board about their business and the visitor economy.The campaign aims to improve businesses’ offering to visitors, which in turn improves the experience had by visitors to the area.

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What's On in Pembrokeshire: February

Pembrokeshire looks to welcome February with a fantastic programme of cultural events for its local residents and visitors to enjoy, from film festivals to jazz music, with the region showing that the winter is still a great time to visit. So, escape the wild weather with a few of the entertaining events being held this month.

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