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Easter Events in Pembrokeshire, 2017

Here in Pembrokeshire, we’ve been spoilt with a couple of sunny weekends recently. Those kind of weekends where you sit at the beach with an ice cream and a friend, making plans and dreaming about the summer. To give you peace of mind, we’re doing our best to keep the sun shining over our beautiful coastline for those of you who are packing your suitcases and loading up your cars in preparation for the Easter holidays. It’s looking bright out there today but fear not, we’re no strangers to breaking out a little sun-dance should the skies cloud over. (Note, […]

Pig Beach comes to Pembrokeshire!

You may have heard about pigs flying, but what about swimming? A Pembrokeshire beach is set to be home to a group of pigs that need re-homing from a local farm! There are currently two sows living on the beach and from April 1st the rest of the group will gradually be introduced to their new habitat where fresh water sources and shelters have been installed. We’re not allowed to reveal the location of the beach, as it’s important to keep human disturbance to a minimum while the pigs get used to their new home, but the hope is they’ll be […]

Where to stay in Amroth

As a follow up to our last blog about how fantastic Amroth is as a holiday destination, here are a pick of properties in Amroth that provide the perfect base for a break, whether it’s a family holiday or a couple’s retreat. For a family, Capel Swn Y Mor was recently included in The Times’ 50 Best Cottages in Britain, and will not disappoint. Meaning ‘Chapel by the Sea,’ this stunning conversion of a Victorian chapel is set right on the seafront with the beach across the road and incredible views over Carmarthen Bay. It has been restored in such […]

Stay near Pembrokeshire Film Locations

Now that you have read my last blog all about how Pembrokeshire has played its own part in some of the most popular films and television programmes of recent years, it felt wrong to write about anything other than where you can stay to be near where the action happened! Yes, we’ve handpicked our very own selection of cottages where you can stay – all of which are nearby to the Pembrokeshire locations which you can spot on the silver screen! If you’re envious of the views of Pembroke Castle seen in Me Before You, then look no further than […]

Pembrokeshire on Film

Pembrokeshire’s literary connections are well known; Dylan Thomas wrote one of his most famous pieces, Under Milkwood, whilst living at his Boathouse in Laugharne and Roald Dahl favoured the seaside town of Tenby for his Easter retreats during his childhood. The county’s connections to the big screen on the other hand, may not be such common knowledge. But it is surprising how many times our western Welsh county has made its appearance in the cinemas, and occasionally on the smaller screen too. Robin Hood filming at Freshwater West For the past twenty years, the world has been obsessed with the […]

Introducing: Easter Extras

I’m not entirely sure how, but the first three months of the year seem to have passed by in a flash and we’re already planning our Easter holidays! Yes the days of hunting for chocolate eggs, hot cross buns as an appropriate breakfast item and spring picnics are nearly upon us. Hard to believe, as it seems that Christmas was here just a moment ago. If you’re struggling to grasp that Easter is just around the corner, we have something which is sure to make it a little easier to accept. Easter holidays in Pembrokeshire, complete with a selection of […]

National Nutrition Month

We all understand that it is important to live a healthy lifestyle but did you know there is a whole month dedicated to Nutrition? What started as a National Nutrition Week way back in 1973 has grown and developed into a month long campaign which runs annually in March. Run by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, National Nutrition Month aims to raise awareness of the importance of healthy eating habits alongside healthy physical activities. Put Your Best Fork Forward is the main theme for this year’s campaign, encouraging us that we can become healthier with small changes over time. […]

Where to Stay in St Davids

The daffodils are out, spring is in sight and St David’s Day is just around the corner. Now is the time to start planning your visit to the beautiful city that is St Davids. Following up to our guide to All Things St Davids earlier this week, here are some of our picks of cottages to base yourself for your break. Penlan Farmhouse and Penlan Cottage are a pair of semi-detached stone cottages set down a lane on a farm just on the outskirts of St Davids. They have been restored and renovated in such a way that they retain […]

Say “Happy Mother’s Day” with Coastal Cottages

It’s now just over a month until Mother’s Day, a day dedicated to giving thanks to our mums and showing them just how much we care. With the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it can be easy to forget to tell those we love them exactly how we feel. We are easily distracted by life… by our jobs, by housework, by celebrity culture and largely by screens. But it’s important to remember those around you, those who play a special role in your life and without whom, life just wouldn’t be the same. Mother’s Day, which falls on Sunday […]

Feb Half Term in Pembrokeshire

It’s hard to believe that the first half term of the year is already upon us. We’ve somehow made it through the long month of January, and the warmer months are well and truly in sight! (For the moment however, it’s still slightly chilly so maybe don’t yet pack away those woolly hats and scarves!) So I hear you ask, what can we get up to in Pembrokeshire this Half Term? Spend the first evening of your half term in the historic town of Pembroke with a Winter Band Night in the Town Hall. From 7pm on the 18th, you […]

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