Pembrokeshire attracts a significant number of visitors each year who come to enjoy the amazing Pembrokeshire Coast Path, and the fantastic beaches and coastline, but there is much more to see and do.
Water Sports: Pembrokeshire offers a wide selection of adventurous water sports.
Boat Trips: The beauty of Pembrokeshire is never more apparent than when you take a boat trip and see the amazing coast line from the sea.
There are several boat trips available in Pembrokeshire that provide an amazing experience.
Skomer Island. The Home of the Puffins. There are daily boats that visit Skomer Island and you can either land on the Island or just take a boat around the Island depending on how much time you have spare. www.pembrokeshire-islands.co.uk
Ramsey Island. There are boat trips around Ramsey Island that provide wonderful views of the island and the seal life around the shores. You can also land on the Island and explore its wild life including peregrines. There are different boats available and you can either take a sedate cruiser boat at a leisurely pace, or hold onto your hat and take the venture Jet boats that provide a thrilling experience, not to be forgotten. www.venturejet.co.uk
There are also boat trips that take you to visit the islands of Skokholm and Grassholm. During these trips you will encounter vast numbers of gannets and pods of dolphins, if you are lucky.
Family Fun: If you are looking for some family fun to help entertain the children, then why not visit some of the popular attractions on offer in Pembrokeshire, some of which are listed below. Most are less than an hours drive away.
- Folly Farm Award winning Family Adventure Park with Zoo. www.folly-farm.co.uk
- Heatherton Multi activity family fun and sports. www.heatherton.co.uk
- Oakwood – Pembrokeshire’s white knuckle theme park. www.oakwoodthemepark.co.uk
- Blue Lagoon and Adventure Centre. Pembrokeshire’s only wave pool combined with a giant countryside themed adventure park. www.bluelagoonwales.co.uk
- Manor House Wildlife Park Anna Ryder Richardson’s Zoo. www.manorhousewildlifepark.co.uk
There is the opportunity to indulge in some sport if you have time.
Cycling: There are a number of established cycle routes available from Fishguard and Goodwick including Routes 4, 8 and 47, which explore various parts of Pembrokeshire.
Golf: There are several local Golf Courses locally, at St Davids, Newport, Letterston (Priskilly) and Haverfordwest. Why not pack your bags and try to find time for a round of golf on your holiday.
Horse Riding: If you want to try horse riding locally, there are local stables at Llawanda, www.visitpembrokeshire.com/activities-adventure/llanwnda-stables
and at Havard Stables which is superbly located to take advantage of spectacular beach riding at Newport Beach.
Go Karting: There is a great little circuit in Haverfordwest which provides tremendous entertainment. Booking in advance is advisable. www.westwaleskarting.co.uk
Helicopter Trips: Why not try a helicopter trip to get a view of the countryside from a different perspective. We have been lucky enough to have experienced both the North and South Pembrokeshire flights and can thoroughly recommend them. www.flyheliwales.co.uk