Oakwood Theme Park,
Nr Canaston Bridge, Narberth. A top 10 UK theme park with
more than 40 rides and attractions. The centre piece is Megafobia,
voted the number one wooden roller coaster in the world. Other
rides include Vertigo, a free-fall experience, the Bounce,
a scary vertical drop and Hydro, Europe's wettest water coaster!
There's lots of smaller rides for younger children and new
for 2005 is Matt the Magic Man and his Magic Factory. Evening
entertainment and fireworks are included in the Summer late
Tel: 01834 861889 / 01834 861889
Fax: 01834 891380
Folly Farm Adventure Park, Begelly,
Kilgetty, Nr Tenby. One of Wales' biggest family attractions
where you can touch and feed the animals, watch the cows
being milked or even have a go at hand milking. There are
falconry demonstrations, extensive indoor and outdoor play
areas, an undercover vintage fun fair, the largest in Europe,
a children’s zoo and an illusionist show. Call for
winter opening hours.
Tel: 01834 812731 / 01834 812731
Fax: 01834 813148
Ten pin bowling alley and the ever popular crystal maze.
Canaston Bridge, nr Narberth
Tel: 01834 891622 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 01834
Llys y Fran Country Park, the
reservoir is the focal point of the Country Park which has
pay & display car parks on either side of the dam wall.
Picnic sites, visitor centre, licensed restaurant, toilets,
exhibition area and shops. A circular walk and off road
cycle route around the reservoir cover 7.5 miles (11km)
or 3 hours walking. Fishing available.
Tel: 01437 532694 / 01437 532694/ or 532273
Silent World Aquarium & Reptile
Collection, Slippery Back, Narberth
Rd, Tenby. Housed in an attractive 19th Century chapel in
interesting, if unusual, surroundings. Silent World Aquarium
& Reptile Collection offers a fascinating view of all
sorts of aquatic creatures as well as reptiles, amphibians
Tel: 01834 844498 / 01834 844498
Email: ginny@silent world.freeserve.co.uk
Stack Rocks & The Green Bridge
of Wales, Castlemartin, Nr Pembroke.
A dramatic natural rock arch and rock pillars on the south
west coast of Pembrokeshire. The road to the Stack Rocks
passes through an army tank range and is closed at certain
times. Please call to check if the range is open to the
Pembroke Tourist Information Centre - 01646 622388 / 01646
or Castlemartin Range - 01646 662367 / 01646 662367
Thousand Islands Expeditions,
Cross Square, St Davids. Thousand Islands
Expeditions have sole landing rights to Ramsey Islands RSPB
Nature Reserve, land or cruise around the island beneath
cliffs covered in nesting seabirds. The bays and caves are
full of grey seals and in September it’s pupping season.
Some other trips are: the offshore RSPB islands of Grssholm,
home to the third largest gannet colony in the Northern
hemisphere, our Whale & Dolphin Experience or an Evening
Puffin and Shearwater Trip. Open April to October.
Tel: 0800 163621 / 0800 163621
Fax: 01437 720747
Voyages of Discovery (Ramsey Island
Boat Trips) 1 High Street, St
Davids. Voyages of Discovery specialise in providing guided
marine tours of the inshore and offshore Pembrokeshire Islands.
As conservationists our ethos is to provide a professional
and interactive voyage that is suitable for all ages and
abilities. Navigating into deep sea caves, through gorges
and around spectacular cliffs you will observe colonies
of birds, seals and porpoises at close hand - a wonderful
opportunity for children and photographers. Or try the off
shore sailings with frequent whale and dolphin observations.
Open April to October. Limited winter sailings.
Tel: 0800 854367Fax: 01437 720092 / 01437
Caldey Island, Off
Tenby. Caldey Abbey is the home of Cistercian Monks who
farm this tiny island off the coast of Tenby and make the
famous Caldey Island perfume and chocolate. The island can
be visited from Easter to October (Mon-Fri, Saturdays also
in June, July and August) Regular boat trips leave from
Tenby Harbour. There is also a medieval priory, lighthouse,
post office/museum, gift shop and tea garden - as well as
a glorious sandy beach, pleasant walks and spectacular views.
Crossings subject to weather conditions.
Tel: 01834 844453 / 01834 844453
Fax: 01834 845942
Castell Henllys, Off
A487 Cardigan-Fishguard Rd, Nr Newport. A reconstructed
Iron Age hillfort. Findings from excavations carried out
on the site have enabled the National Park Authority to
realistically reproduce life as it was 2000 years ago. Traditional
craft making and ancient breeds of animals can also be found
on site. Open to public April 1st to October 31st. Open
all year for schools/colleges.
Tel: 01239 891584 / 01239 891584
Fax: 01239 891319
Colby Woodland Gardens,
Nr Amroth. 8 acres of woodland gardens set in a tranquil
and secluded valley with extensive woodland walks and views
over Carmarthen Bay. The garden houses one of the finest
collections of rhododendrons and azaleas in Wales. A themed
sculpture trail centered around carved oak benches depicting
creatures found in the garden.
Tel: 01834 811885 / 01834 811885
Fax: 01834 811885
Heatherton Sports Park, Nr
Tenby. Heatherton, situated in Tenby in Pembrokeshire is
a leisure park featuring many activities, attractions and
sports such as golf, paintball, karting plus many more.
Suitable for all ages, families, children's parties and
even stag and hen parties, they offer a great day out. Better
still, entry to Heatherton is absolutely free
Tel: 0871 4341349 / 0871 4341349
Fax: 0707 9324349
Picton Castle & Woodland Gardens,
The Rhos, Nr Haverfordwest. Built in
the 13th Century, the castle has been home to the Phillips
family for generations and is set in 40 acres of magnificent
gardens. Between April and September the Castle & Gardens
open daily except Mondays (open Bank Holiday Mondays). Entrance
to Castle by guided tour only.
Tel: 01437 751326 / 01437 751326
Skomer, Skokholm & Grassholm Boat
Trips, Dale Sailing Company,
Brunel Quay, Neyland. Teeming with wildlife, these islands
are the best seabird and seal experience in southern Britain.
You’ll see at close quarters comical puffins, guillemots,
razorbills, gannets, manx shearwaters, and a host of other
birds. Grey seals are in evidence all year round as are
families of passing porpoises and dolphins. Open 1st April
to 31st October.
Tel: 0800 0284090 / 0800 0284090
Fax: 01646 601061
Upton Castle Gardens, Nr
Cosheston. The grounds and gardens occupy a secluded wooded
valley which runs down to a tributary of the Carew River.
The grounds contain over 250 different species of trees
and shrubs and are managed by the Pembrokeshire Coast National
Park Authority. Open April to October.
Tel: 01646 651782 / 01646 651782
Welsh Chocolate Farm, Pemberton's
Chocolates, Llanboidy. If you like chocolates, look no further
- The Welsh Chocolate Farm, where the finest chocolates
that you have ever tasted are hand crafted in the heart
of the rolling countryside of Wales. The visitor centre
is open from April to October and there is something for
all the family, enjoy our tour and demonstrations, treat
yourself to your favourite chocolates in our shops.
Tel: 01994 4488800
Fax: 01994 448766
Shearwater Safaris, Little
Haven & Neyland. Operating all year round, see marine
mammals and sea birds at close quarters in the beautiful
islands of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.
Tel: 08081 445529 / 08081 445529
The Gallery at Colby, The
National Trust, Colby Woodland Garden, Stepaside, Narberth,
Pembrokeshire. An exciting collection of paintings, pottery,
woodwork and crafts, many by local artists, reflecting Pembrokeshire
scenes. The gallery is set amongst the glorious gardens
managed by the National Trust in Pembrokeshire. Changing
exhibitions in the adjacent smaller gallery focus on an
individual artist each fortnight.
Tel: 01834 814200 / 01834 814200
Dale Sea Safari, Dale.
Every one of Dale Sea Safari’s exhilarating adventures
is different. The 12-seater rigid inflatable boats will
take you around the coastline and the Pembrokeshire Islands
to experience Pembrokeshire’s wildlife first hand.
Puffins, Gannets and Razorbills, as well as grey seals,
porpoise and dolphins.
Tel: 0800 0284090 / 0800 0284090
St Davids Cathedral, St
Davids. Of all the ancient churches in Pembrokeshire, the
great cathedral at St Davids is, of course, the crowning
glory. Built in a hollow, the "Vale of the Roses",
to conceal it from the Viking raiders, the cathedral is
a majestic building set in a magnificent setting. Such was
the importance of this 6th Century holy man that it was
decreed in the Middle Ages that two pilgrimages to St Davids
equalled one to Rome. In regular use as a place of worship,
the cathedral also provides an unparalleled venue for fine
concerts. Yearly festival and craft exhibitions.
Tel: 01437 720199 / 01437 720199 or 720204
Tenby Boat Trips, The
Booking Office, Tenby Harbour. Cruise along the spectacular
south Pembrokeshire coastline, Caldey and St Margarets Island
on a 100 seater vessel. Also evening barbecue cruises during
July and August.
Tel: 01834 843545 / 01834 843545
Fax: Mobile: 0973 280651
Tenby Museum & Art Gallery,
Castle Hill, Tenby. An award winning
museum founded in 1878 and one of the oldest independent
museums in Wales. A registered charitable trust run largely
by an enthusiastic band of volunteers. Permanent displays
including archaeology, geology, the natural, maritime and
social history of Tenby and South Pembrokeshire from the
Stone Age to the 20th Century. The Wilfred Harrison Gallery
houses a permanent collection of works by Augustus John,
Gwen John, Nina Hamnet, E.J.Head and many other local artists.
Baby changing facilities. Special events & activities
Tel: 01834 842809 / 01834 842809
RSPB-Ramsey Island / Thousand Island
Expeditions, Cross Square, St
Davids. This dramatic offshore island is 1 mile off St Davids
Coast. From late April to early August the spectacular 400
foot cliffs are alive with seabirds. Each headland is a
truly unique vantage point from which to appreciate the
sheer volume and intense activity of breeding guillemots,
razorbills, kittiwakes and fulmars. Choughs and wheatears
breed on the island. In the autumn, a colony of breeding
grey seals can also be seen. For ferry bookings contact
Thousand Island Expeditions.
Tel: 0800 163621 / 0800 163621 or 01437
721721 / 01437 721721
Bosherston Lake, Bosherston,
Nr Pembroke. 3 flooded limestone valleys best known for
their covering carpet of lilies, which are at their best
in June. A footpath winds its way around the banks to the
spectacular beach at Broad Haven South. The ponds also offer
good course fishing and are well stocked.
Tel: 01646 661359 / 01646 661359
Fax: 01646 661639