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What’s on in Pembrokeshire: March 2015

As the month begins with a celebration of the country’s patron saint there really is nowhere better to visit in March than Pembrokeshire. Accommodation will have been booked months in advance to have secured somewhere comfortable to stay whilst enjoying the month’s festivities but if you are one of the lucky few to have found last minute Pembrokeshire deals, there is still plenty in store for March.

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Rare rhinos come to Pembrokeshire

Pembrokeshire’s animal conservation centre and zoological park Folly Farm is soon to be one of only five zoos in the country to house the critically endangered black rhino. With fewer than 650 eastern black rhinos thought to be left in the wild, this new addition to Wales’ most popular family day out will not only be a treat for families visiting whilst on Tenby holidays, but also vital to the species’ survival.

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The Powells Cookbook

One of the best things about a staycation is the opportunity to sample some of the most exquisite local produce that the country offers and cooking new and exciting recipes with said produce. That being said, cooking in a foreign kitchen isn’t always the easiest, especially if the mound of suitcases in the boot of the car didn’t allow room for extra utensils and kitchenware.

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Pembrokeshire a TV star

Anyone who watched the BBC’s Countryfile last night will know that the programme is set to head to Pembrokeshire as they celebrate St David’s Day next week. Presenters of the popular weekly programme were filming in the western Welsh county earlier this month in preparation for the remembrance of the death of the country’s patron saint, Saint David, which falls on 1st March every year.

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Saundersfoot chef wins award

Pembrokeshire has proved its culinary skill and reputation once more as Saundersfoot chef Andrew Tabberner has won the Junior Chef of Wales award. The 22 year old currently works as chef de partie at the newly opened Coast restaurant run by Head Chef Will Holland, who himself comes from Ludlow restaurant La Bécasse, where he earned the establishment a coveted Michelin star.

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How to light a Wood Burning Stove

Although the chills of winter are not looking to retreat for the near future, a stay in one our Cornwall, Devon or Pembrokeshire holiday properties can still be a wonderful thing. Imagine spending days walking in the brisk but beautiful fresh air of the coast and countryside, before snuggling down in your cottage with a blanket and hot chocolate in front of a log fire. Fortunately, many of our properties come with log burners fitted, ready to warm your cottage into a cosy abode!

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Tenby actress in Call the Midwife

An actress who grew up in the popular seaside town of Tenby in Pembrokeshire has made her debut on the BBC’s TV drama Call the Midwife. Kate Lamb, who began her acting career with Tenby’s Stagestruck company as a child, has since gone on to secure one of the popular series’ most controversial roles.

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RNLI keeping people safe in Tenby

The RNLI has proven to have gone above and beyond, having seen an increase in rescues in 2014. 1,244 people rescues were carried out in Wales last year, a figure not surpassed since 2006, and Tenby lifeboat station has been tested, with the RNLI last week revealing its status as Wales’ third busiest station in 2014.

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What’s on in Pembrokeshire: February 2015

With the February half term on the approach there is never a better excuse to visit Pembrokeshire and let the kids run wild through this stunning rural and coastal landscape.  In hot anticipation of this there are plenty of great family events taking place in west Wales, with also a few great events for couples looking to enjoy a romantic getaway with Valentine’s Day offers on Pembrokeshire cottages.  

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A guide to Pembrokeshire’s secret beaches

The Pembrokeshire coastline is simply breathtaking, and is regarded as one of the most beautiful stretches of rugged cliffs and sandy beaches in Britain. The entire length is part of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, designated for its spectacular diversity, and is the only coastal park in the entire UK. Aside from the most popular beaches, which attract thousands of tourists each year, the Pembrokeshire coastline also has a whole treasure chest full of secluded coves and bays, although many of these are kept top secret by the locals.

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Wales launches TV ad for family holidays

A brand new television advert launched earlier this month is aiming to promote the beauty of Wales to the rest of the world, with families being targeted as a major focus of the campaign. With families being hugely important to the overall tourism of Wales, whether in terms of family getaways in Pembrokeshire or other regions of the country, the advert looks to advertise the wealth of activities and adventures that can be enjoyed by visitors both young and old.

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