Beyond the folding hills and broad uplands of Carmarthenshire and West Glamorgan, lies Pembrokeshire. The county’s bold, rugged coastline is one of the region’s major attractions, drawing visitors from far and wide. But the ancient towns on the coast and further inland are also major draws themselves. Here’s a brief guide to our top five in no particular order, which we think should be part of any Pembrokeshire holiday itinerary.
There aren’t too many towns in the United Kingdom with as turbulent a past as Tenby’s. This picturesque seaside resort has endured numerous incursions throughout its long history, from the marching feet of armour-clad soldiers to the curse of the plague.
Self catering holiday breaks are ideal for romantic getaways, allowing couples time and space to relax in idyllic, intimate surroundings. With this in mind, we’ve put together a collection of highly-rated Pembrokeshire holiday cottages that are tailor-made for two. With Christmas just around the corner, a secluded cottage in the countryside or near the sea might be just what the doctor ordered.
Pembrokeshire is a county that is renowned for its jaw-dropping beauty spots. Some are so stunning, that you’d swear they’d been taken from the pages of a well-thumbed book of fairy tales. Here’s a selection of the most awe-inspiring attractions, most of which can be found on Pembrokeshire’s award-winning coastline.
Although Narberth isn’t situated on Pembrokeshire’s stunning coastline, the town remains a must-visit destination. This one-time centre for quarrying and agriculture, with its Georgian and Edwardian townhouses, offers an air of vibrancy.
Cottages are a particularly popular form of holiday accommodation which provide guests with independence and flexibility which isn't always possible with other holiday establishments. They also allow holiday-makers the chance to enjoy the comforts of home, while offering a useful base from which to explore their surroundings.
Bed and breakfast accommodation tends to be rather more affordable than your average hotel and offers a flexible way for guests to explore their chosen holiday spot.
Hotel accommodation is plentiful in Pembrokeshire. But like anywhere, finding quality holiday accommodation at prices that won’t break the bank can sometimes be rather challenging. So here’s a selection of highly-rated Pembrokeshire hotels that are no more than £50 per night.
Pembroke Castle is one of Pembrokeshire’s most iconic historical visitor attractions. It is one of the most vivid examples we have of the tumult this region of Wales endured during the long and eventful past of the British Isles.
Pembrokeshire guest houses are in plentiful supply with establishments scattered throughout the county. But like any holiday destination, finding the right place to stay can be a rather hit and miss affair, especially without the right sort of information.
Pembrokeshire’s status as one of the UK’s most cherished holiday destinations owes a great deal to the golden beaches, pretty seaside villages and numerous historical sites which dot its landscape and coastline.