Category: History

Easter 2018 Events in Pembrokeshire

With the Easter holidays nearly upon us, it’s time to start planning which of those fantastic Pembrokeshire events you’re going to attend. As always, there are some fantastic family friendly events taking place throughout the county; the tough part will be trying to fit in as many as possible! In true Easter tradition, a number of locations across the county are embracing the seasonal spirit with Easter Egg Hunts. Head to Tenby’s Tudor Merchant House and take part in a historical hunt searching for Eggs whilst discovering a fascinating insight into Tudor times. This event runs from the 30th March […]

The Story Behind St David’s Day..

Every year here in Wales on March the 1st we have the perfect excuse to stock up on Welsh cakes (or we certainly do in the office), pin daffodils to our uniforms, and wave our Welsh flags high – Today we celebrate St. David’s day! The St David’s day celebrations will be in full swing no doubt, with children wearing little welsh costumes to school, parades of proud Welsh folk marching through streets of Wales and of course endless amounts of Cawl! The colorful celebrations showcase that St David’s day plays a very important role in our Welsh culture, yet […]

5 FREE Random Acts Of Kindness You could Try This Week!

One of our favourite weeks to get involved with every year as a company is Random Acts of Kindness week! It’s the perfect way to give a little something back to our guests, the community and of course Pembrokeshire. When we started brain storming lots of wild and wonderful idea’s in the office of how we could make a difference this year, we couldn’t quite put our finger on what we felt was missing – It was the ‘little’ things! Sometimes small random acts of kindness can be overlooked, yet often go the longest way! Simply paying someone a compliment […]

Top 5 Half Term Attractions

Planning a trip to Pembrokeshire this Half Term? We’ve put together our list of top attractions to visit this Half Term to help you keep the whole family busy all week long. This list has something for everyone; the adventurers, the history buffs, the animal lovers and the nature lovers, the children and the older ones, and not forgetting the dogs! First up is Folly Farm, a firm favourite with all who visit and live in the area. Folly Farm is home to an array of animals, limited not just to those you might spot on the farmyard but also […]

Festive Shopping at its best!

One of my favourite things about the festive season is wrapping up warm and heading out to explore the Christmas markets across the county. Combine shopping with cold crisp weather, Christmassy nibbles, festive music and picturesque Pembrokeshire locations – you have the perfect day! Picton Castle one of the first to host their Victorian Christmas Market this season on the 18th and 19th November. The stately surroundings of the 13th Century Castle make for a truly memorable market with stalls throughout the corridors and courtyard. Enjoy performances from The Salvation Army Brass Band plus cookery demonstrations – learn tips for […]

World Space Week 2017

From 4th October, people across the world will be celebrating World Space Week. The campaign, first founded in 1999, is run by the World Space Week Association (WSWA) and co-ordinated by the United Nations which helps spread it across the world. In its run of 17 years, World Space Week has become the world’s largest annual space event. The aim of World Space Week is simple; to excite and educate people from all ends of the earth about the benefits we can receive from space.  “The General Assembly declares 4 to 10 October World Space Week to celebrate each year at […]

Go Stargazing in Pembrokeshire

In recent years, Pembrokeshire has become a favourite for those wanting to explore the night’s skies. A number of Dark Skies Discovery Sites have even been appointed throughout the county, recognising locations across Pembrokeshire as recommended spots in the UK for stargazing. We locals have probably all been guilty at one time or another of taking our starry nights for granted, but many a time the breath-taking view has made me stop in my tracks, when I remember to look up that is. After all, there is something beautifully calming and peaceful about looking to the stars. For those of […]

NEW: Barn Cottage, Marloes

If you’re looking for a break in a property which is a little different from the expected, something that is beautifully modern yet has been furnished using sustainable sources to give it a unique and charming appeal, take a look at ‘Barn Cottage’ (reference number 33446). Located in the idyllic village Marloes, this property is brand new to the Coastal Cottages portfolio. Dating back to 1795, Barn Cottage is a wonderful, detached stone property that has been beautifully renovated to a fantastic standard. As you step through the pretty front door, you’ll immediately gain a sense of ‘contemporary chic’ throughout […]

Roald Dahl Day, 13th September

Just one month away, on Wednesday 13th September, is Roald Dahl Day. A day dedicated as a way of recognising the incredible talent of an author who has now infiltrated all walks of life for many across the world. Despite being categorised as children’s literature, Dahl’s works have become deep-rooted in our society having been translated into nearly 60 languages and with estimated sales totals of 200 million books worldwide, over 50 million of those being in the UK alone. His works are by no means limited to being bedtime stories. Some of his books have become part of our […]

Its National Park Week – Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

It’s no secret that The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park boasts the most beautiful scenery and diverse wildlife in Britain – and with it being National Park week, we thought we could boast a little more! The National park week celebrates all the beauty and wonder of Britain’s 15 spectacular breathing spaces. Walking through the Park you’ll be rewarded with more than the fresh sea air rolling off the soaring cliffs and stunning views. There’s lots of wildlife along with all the natural beauty from butterflies fluttering under your nose to being within touching distance of seal pups along the beach, […]

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