A Bay to Remember is a fully guided marine boat tours. They offer a safe and exhilarating experience suitable for all ages and abilities, using a modern purpose built vessel with the latest environmentally friendly engines and equipment, including underwater hydrophones to allow you to listen in on our amazing underwater world. Trips depart all year round (limited winter sailings) and last from 1 - 1 1/2 hours in length, exploring the amazing coastline and abundant wildlife found in Cardigan Bay and beyond. Wildlife often seen on trips include Bottlenose Dolphins, Harbour Porpoise and Grey Seals, plus a wide variety of birds including Razorbills, Guillimots, Gannets, Choughs, Cormorants, Shags, Oyster Catchers and Manx Shearwaters.
Please Note: Dogs are welcomed but limited to 1 per trip due to space, so please notify when booking that you would like to take your dog.
With some of the most beautiful landscape and beaches to explore in Pembrokeshire and its' surrounding counties - why not take home some extra special artwork from your trip? Let Andrea Jones, professional dog photographer, accompany you on an adventure to capture your four legged friend as they explore the sights and smells of West Wales. Her relaxed and stress free photo sessions are tailor made for each and every dog and are designed to capture their character and personality in truly original images.
'Traveler Sessions' are designed specifically for pets who are only visiting the area for a short time. Consisting of a bespoke on location photo session for 1-2 dogs, professional retouching of the best 20+ images from your session, selection of your favorite images from the comfort of your home, a Fine Art print & social media ready file of your choosing for personal use, plus help and advice to help you create your truly personal artwork afterwards.
Traveler session fee: £75.
Please note that all bespoke artwork is purchased separately.
Booking in advance is required.
Coastal Cottages guests are eligible for 10% discount on Traveler Session fees. Please contact our Concierge Team for more information.
Babi-Beau offers the opportunity to create a huge variety of arts and crafts for all occasions, including jewellery making, t-shirt printing, woodwork, glass painting, sewing, mask-making, fabric painting and much more. Themed events, children’s parties, after school craft club and adult workshops are also on offer. Clothing printing services for individuals and groups, including printing children’s own designs and drawings onto t-shirts and sweatshirts, - great for present ideas!
Hot and cold beverages and a wide selection of cakes and snacks are available to enjoy whilst creating your masterpieces.
Bethesda Farm Shop are located near Narberth and offer high quality food in a stunning location. They sell True Taste of Wales award winning local produce and are known for their achievements by Countryside Alliance. Bethesda have a relaxing Coffee Shop offering local homemade cakes, sandwiches, pastries, all-day breakfasts and light lunches. They also have an easy online ordering system to buy their high quality produce. They are open all year round Tueday - Saturday 8.30am - 5.00pm with a beautiful view where you can watch all the animals grazing.
Caldey Island is one of Britain's holy islands. The Cistercian monks of Caldey continue a tradition which began there in Celtic times. More than a thousand years of prayer and quiet living have made this remote and beautiful island a haven of tranquillity and peace. The monks and islanders of Caldey are pleased to welcome day-visitors to share the delights of their island home throughout the summer season. You can explore the historic Old Priory and the medieval churches or join the free guided walk for a closer look at the island's heritage. You may like to drop in at the Video Centre to find out more about life in the Monastery. Visitors are also welcome to attend the one of the short chanted services in the Abbey Church, which form part of the daily prayer life of the monks.
A walk up to the Lighthouse opens up spectacular panoramic views of the Pembrokeshire Coast, Tenby and the Preseli Hills, the Gower Peninsula and Lundy Island. In the village you can buy the perfumes, chocolate and shortbread made on the island. The Village Post Office is also a museum giving an interesting insight into Caldey's history. Postcards and special covers are franked with the Caldey Island handstamp. A fleet of boats runs to the island from Tenby Harbour from Easter to October. These boats, which are licensed and strictly supervised by the Marine Coastguard Agency, are owned by local boatmen, many of whom are members of the crew of the Tenby Lifeboat. Please note: Crossing time is about 20 minutes and all trips are weather permitted.
Please Note: Dogs are welcome but must be kept on leads at all times and you need cash for the boat trip across.
Visitors can enjoy the beautiful scenery, an island nature reserve, dramatic cliffs, clear blue sea, maritime flowers. See bottlenose dolphins, Atlantic grey seals, seal pups, harbour porpoises, sea-birds, rare choughs and skylarks. Meet all our friendly farm animals including Dilwyn the donkey, pigs, sheep, goats, rare breed cattle, Shetland ponies, Welsh mountain ponies and rabbits. They also have some friendly animals from further afield, such as, Australian 'Bruce the Wallaby'; Vietnamese pigs (Kune Kune pigs) and piglets; emus and Llinos the llama. They also have a Indoor Games area for Wet Weather which has a pool table, table football, quiz machine and more. Children can have extra fun in the adventure playground, sand pit, picnic areas.
Please Note: Dogs are welcomed but are not allowed inside the cafe.
Built in timber around 1100 by Gerald of Windsor, this now-ruined stone castle is a very popular historic attraction. The walk around the Castle and Tidal Mill is particularly popular with dog owners. The walk is a great free attraction, however there are admission charges upon entry to the castle. Carew Castle often hosts special events throughout the year, see their website for more information.
Please Note: Well behaved dogs are welcome inside the castle providing they are kept on a short lead.
Situated near St Catherine’s Walk shopping centre, the market hall is open six days a week with an open air market each Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 9am till 4.30pm. You will find a wide range of local produce, crafts, clothing and household goods.
Nestled in the Pembrokeshire Valley, Clerkenhill is a great day out for the family and is suitable come rain or shine! Clerkenhill offers a selection of exciting and interactive indoor and outdoor activities to enjoy, these include Frisbee Golf,Crazy Golf, Adventure trails. Watch the children laughing and playing in the numerous large play areas which include giant tube tunnel slides, big adventure castle or relax in their new summer house!
Please Note: Dogs are welcomed but must be kept on leads, and please keep them under control near the animals.
Dr Beynon's Bug Farm is one of the most unique and exciting attractions that Pembrokeshire has to offer, so much so that it won an award for Most Exciting Business at the 2016 Pembrokeshire Tourism Awards. Also a working farm and Scientific Research Centre, The Bug Farm is now a popular visitor's attraction. With a Tropical Bug Zoo and Bug Museum, a Bug Farm Trail and Walled Garden, and even an indoor play area in their Bug Barn, there is plenty to do and see! They host regular workshops and events as well as offering lectures, tours and bug handling with up-close sessions. The Bug Farm is a Visit Wales Quality Assured Visitor Attraction, having also won Best Start-Up of the Year at the 2016 FSB Worldpay Business Awards and won the 2015 Plantlife International Meadow Maker of the Year for Wales. Dr Sarah Beynon has been selected by the Welsh Government as an "emerging legend" to coincide with Wales' 2017 Year of Legends.
The Bug Farm is also home to the restaurant everyone is talking about, Grub Kitchen, which serves creative and delicious dishes where the ingredients are local conservation grade produce as well as edible insects - don't worry, there are a number of dishes available for those of you who don't fancy sampling bugs! The Grub Kitchen holds a Visit Wales Quality Cafe Award.
The Grub Kitchen is open from 12pm - 3.30pm during Bug Farm opening hours. On days when they are available, up-close sessions are available on the hour every hour between 11am and 4pm with a surcharge of £1 - please check prior to your visit.
Children must be supervised at all times and well behaved dogs are welcome on leads to the Bug Farm however certain areas are marked not suitable for dogs as it is still a working farm.
Dyfed Shire Horse Farm, Eglwyswrw a tourist attraction at the foot of the Preseli Mountains. They are known internationally for breeding a shire horse called Major Mercury (aka Dyfed Celt) one of the household cavalry drum horses. There is plenty for the whole family to do, whatever the weather. Daily Timetable of activities including, Harnessing demonstrations, during which we will dress the horse in a working set of harness and explain the function and history of the harness, Horse and cart rides (Summer Holidays Only) Tractor ride around the working farm, Animal Feeding and Donkey Grooming. They also have an Indoor soft play area & Outdoor adventure area - Crazy Golf, Sand Shed and Skittles. Nature Trail with woodlands and hedgerows to explore and stunning views of the Preseli Mountains to enjoy.
Please Note: Dogs are welcomed but must be kept on leads and there is a small charge for their entry.
Celebrating the life famous Welsh poet Dylan Thomas lived whilst in Laugharne, the Dylan Thomas Boathouse is most definitely an attraction not to be missed. Dylan wrote some of his most famous pieces in his Writing Shed above the Boat House, including "Under Milk Wood". Since Dylan's death, the Boathouse has welcomed visitors setting up a Tea Rooms offering local produce on its menu, along with a Gift Shop and an exhibition which includes a 24 minute film.
Dogs are allowed in the garden and on the terrace provided they are kept on leads, but only guide dogs are allowed inside. There are no parking facilities.
Head to Fishguard's Town Hall every Saturday morning for the popular Farmer's Market where you'll have a chance to sample and buy a range of local produce such as eggs, cheeses, breads, jams and chutneys.
Please Note: Dogs are welcomed but please make sure to keep them under control at all times.
If you are interested in Fishing and Foraging during your stay in Pembrokeshire, look no further than Fishing and Foraging Wales.
Fishing - The goal here is to put you onto some of the best Bass Lure Angling off the shore of Pembrokeshire, Wales. Matt Powell is a fully qualified and insured fishing guide under the Wild Fishing Wales scheme set our by Natural Resources Wales. Perhaps you're a keen angler who is just looking for a little advice and a simple day out fishing? To learn all about the way these fish hunt, where they hunt, what lures to use and when to use them, Fishing and Foraging Wales is the place to go. You can also learn about watercraft and bait-fish behaviour as well as gaining some professional tackle advice. Catch and release is practised for all the bass caught.
Transport and equipment can be supplied if necessary, dogs are not permitted. Prices range from £95 to £550 with multiple day options available.
Foraging - Learning foraging skills brings you closer to your surroundings and closer to understanding the fragile Eco-systems that are all around us.
Together with Matt, you will gather in a sustainable way and in harmony with this precious environment. Matt will then create dishes with what you have picked, pairing it with local food goods for you to enjoy after the foraging. Parties of up to six are welcomed to enjoy this wonderful foraging and dining experience; larger parties need further notice. Booking forty-eight hours in advance is essential for prior food preparations.
The Good Trails is a Stand-up Paddleboarding school who are based in Saundersfoot and operate from Coppet Hall beach. Discover Pembrokeshire’s stunning coastal views and go deep into the Estuary with an experienced Stand-up Paddleboard instructor. All lessons are held in calm waters. It’s a fun and enjoyable way of discovering places that are only accessible from the water. Plus it is a sociable sport that can be enjoyed by the whole family or anyone from a group with different abilities. Shorty wet-suits & buoyancy aids are included. You can either book lessons or just hire the equipment. For advance bookings please visit their website or pop by into the shed at the far end of Coppet Hall Beach. Suitable for aged 8 years and above.
Head to Gwili Steam Railway for an insight into the history of local and wartime industries with steam locomotives and a standard gauge preserved railway. Gwili Steam Railway is mostly run by volunteers and much assistance from the Gwili Railway Preservation Society. Go along for cream tea or one of their dining experiences. They also hold special events throughout the year including a Murder Mystery Evening and a Santa's Magical Steam Trains event at Christmas time.
Please Note: Not all aspects are disabled friendly, and dogs are welcomed but not allowed in the dining car.
At Milford Waterfront, they are building a future upon our history and creating a vibrant waterfront destination to welcome the world! Milford Waterfront is a great place for a day out! With boutique shopping, leisurely coffees with a great view, delicious food at one of the many cafés or restaurants, boat trips, Milford Haven Museum, galleries, a bowling alley, hair and beauty salons and a marina, there’s something for everyone.
Located in The Queens Hall. A terrific products on offer have grown to fill the hall and now include, bread and cakes, locally produced cheese, free range eggs, jam and chutney, organic veg, plants as well as a wide range of excellent hand-made crafts and gifts.
The street market in Newport runs from the beginning of April to the end of December. The market is open on Mondays, weather permitting, from Its aim is to promote and sell local produce and products and it presents an opportunity to buy fresh produce and locally reared meats.
Known to be one of the best days out in West Wales, Oakwood has a range of rides and attractions for all the family. Be brave and feel the adrenaline buzz on rides such as Megaphobia, Speed and Vertigo or get went on Hydro! Circus Land and Mini Golf are perfect for the little ones. If spooky is your thing, you're definitely in for a treat with Spooky 3D. Head to the newest attraction at the park, Neverland where you can visit Skull Rock, the Jolly Roger and Tink's Flying School, or go on a Neverland Chase, a Crocodile Coaster or even a Lost Boys Adventure! Make sure to keep updated with Special Events they offer throughout the year, such as their Oakwood After Dark where the park stays open til late, all the rides are illuminated and they put on a fantastic firework display!
Please Note: Dogs are not permitted into the park, but there are free holding kennels available on a first come first served basis. They do ask for a refundable £5 deposit, and advise you bring along a bed/blanket plus a bowl and water. You are allowed to leave the park as many times as you wish to check on your dog.
Alternatively you can opt for an estuary tour along the Cleddau (approximately 3 hours) or book in for some tuition with the canoe and kayak coaching sessions available.
Pantmaenog Forest is located near to Rosebush, home of the infamous Tafarn Sinc pub. This privately owned forest boasts approximately 12kms of tracks popular with walkers, mountain bikers and horse riders. It's a fantastic location for countryside views and dogs are welcomed, but must be kept on a close lead. You can even take along your fishing rod and fish from the Rosebush reservoir, but please make sure to obtain a Fishing Permit from Llys Y Fran first.
Pembroke Farmers Market is held from 10am to 2pm on Saturdays at Pembroke Town Hall. There is a wide variety of produce on offer - fruit, vegetables, plants and flowers, crafts, home-made cakes, pies, jams, local honey and free range eggs.
Pembrokeshire Wake Park is one of Pembrokeshire's newest attractions and offers an exciting new watersport to the Pembrokeshire waters! Wakeboarding is a mix between surfing and water skiing in that you use a board to skim along the water. adding in jumps and flips when you're a little bit more confident! They offer everything from beginner sessions at £40 to progression sessions at £99. You can also buy family packs, day passes, ride passes, memberships, jam sessions and bulk buys! Their options allow you an introduction to the sport, an opportunity to advance your skills and socialise with other wakeboarders. You can even book birthday parties!
But that's not all. You can also opt for a Ringo Ride for £25 where you can speed up and down the lake in a large inflatable shaped like a donut or try your hand at Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga, these run weekly and cost £17pp.
Spectators are welcomed, the cost to enter the park is free. Booking for all sessions is recommended.
Please Note: Wakeboarders must be 8+ whilst Ringo Riders must be 6+, all must be able to swim at least 25 metres competently and children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Wakeboards, boyancy aids and helmets are included whilst westuits and obstacle wakeboards are available at an additional cost. Wifi will soon be available for visitors.
Alongside the fantastic Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, the Preselis are also a popular destination for walkers and explorers. Not only do they boast incredible countryside views for miles on end on clear days, but they are steeped in history and mythology. Take an adventure to the historical sites such as Foel Drygarn, Foel Eyr, Foel Cwmcerwyn,Bedd Arthur, Foel Feddau and more. You will see sites with evidence of Iron and Bronze Age heritage. The Preseli Hills and Pentre Ifan to the north are believed by many to be the original site of the Stonehenge bluestones - and there are many legends as to how they were moved!
A seafront Bar&Grill located overlooking Amroth beach. Tom and Jack and the crew have taken over and transformed "the old cartwheel" and have given it a new identity. There are a huge number of features including an artificial campfire, a prison cage, a 2-storey pirate, A pirate ship moored to a jetty featuring a slide, wheel, mast, and sail Fort, A shipwreck covered in climb nets, a crow’s nest and Rope bridge. Smugglers is a new, themed, family restaurant and Pirates adventure play area. A great family friendly atmosphere with good quality food, which offers a warm welcome all year round.
Established in 2009, St Dogmaels Farmers Market takes place inside the St Dogmaels Abbey and Coach House running every Tuesday morning throughout the year, between the hours of 9am and 1pm. A fairly small market with around 18 stalls, the market offers a range of delicious produce including fresh seafood, bread made with locally milled yeast, sweet pastries, tarts and pies as well as cheeses, eggs, chutneys, vegetables. All produce on offer is grown, reared and/or manufactured within 30 miles of the village so it is no wonder that in 2016, St Dogmaels Farmers Market was declared the best food market in Britain by the BBC Radio 4 Food and Farming Awards. Enjoy a browse through the stalls, followed by a coffee with friends listening to the local volunteering musicians. The market often hosts cookery demonstrations and crafting courses throughout the year also.
Dogs are welcomed.
These 90 minute fishing trips are great fun for all the family! Head to the booking office at Tenby Harbour to book these great fishing trips - ideal for beginners, children and adults of all ages! The trip takes you out on the "Summertime" boat leaving Tenby harbour and travelling out to the sheltered waters between Tenby and Caldey Island, only approximately a twenty minute journey. Once you reach sheltered waters, Skipper John will give you a brief demonstration on how to use the equipment (all supplied) before you get your very own chance to cast off! You'll learn all the much-needed skills to successfully and correctly fish including how to string your catch! The best bit, whatever you catch you get to keep!
These trips are dog friendly and pushchair friendly. You will need to dress warm and we recommend you take along a camera! Please note, minimum numbers of 6 to 8 are required for these trips to run.
Tenby Museum is in a superb location atop Castle Hill, overlooking Caldey Island and Carmarthen Bay. The museum itself is home to a number of displays and exhibits including a maritime display, a Roald Dahl exhibit and a WWI exhibition. A really popular attraction is The Story of Tenby gallery where you can learn all about the local history of the seaside town. There are interactive activities and audio visual displays to keep the little ones entertained during your visit. Also making home inside Tenby museum is a library and archive, both of which store information on local history and natural history as well as many items which link back to the area. Inside the Museum is two art galleries which host a programme of changing works and exhibitions. Pay a visit to the shop where you will be able to purchase unique gifts and prints. or enjoy a trip to the coffee shop for a refreshing hot drink with a beautiful view.
The Golden Sheaf is located in the market town of Narberth. They sells quirky, unusual and unique homewhere, decor, gifts and exhibits and sells local art, ironwork, textiles and ceramics.
Situated right on the award winning Castle Beach and are open all year round to the public. If new to climbing they offer instructor led sessions both on the wall and out on some of Pembrokeshire's beautiful coastal cliffs. It is great fun for kids (age 6+), adults, and groups. They also do birthday climbing parties. Already a competent climber, all you need to do is register and you can use the walls on a pay as you go basis.
Please Note: Equipment Hire. 1st item £2, then only £1 for additional items. Helmets are FREE. Annual Membership also available.
The Secret Owl Garden is a brand-new attraction located at the popular Picton Castle & Gardens near Haverfordwest. With 25 species of owl, you can learn all about the different owls through interactive activities at the undercover marquee and discover the variety of owl homes to see, each purpose-built specially for each owl. Follow the "Hoo's Hoo" trail with your free adventure map and see if you can spot all the owls hiding in their trees. Each day the owls are flown through the gardens allowing you that picture-perfect moment to see them spread their wings in flight. Also available are Private Owl Flying Experiences (90 minutes) and Group Taster Sessions (45 minutes). Prices start at £17 per adult and range up to £99 for a private family owl flying experience.
Admission costs £3 for 2-4 years old, £7 for 5-16 years old, £9 for seniors and £10 for adults, under 2's go free. This admission includes entry into the Picton Castle Gardens, 40 acres of beautiful tranquil gardens. At Picton Castle, there is an art gallery, a restaurant, a gift shop and children's playground for you to take advantage of. You also have the opportunity for Guided Tours of the castle (additional charges apply).
Experience some of the finest places the natural world has to offer with boat trips to Ramsey island, Skomer and Grassholm. Discover a magical island wilderness coupled with the fun and excitement of a true marine expedition. You will witness some of the most powerful currents in Britain, pass beneath some of the highest cliffs in Wales and see spectacular breeding colonies of thousands of nesting seabirds.
Dogs are welcomed providing they are happy on board and are not particularly verbal during the trip. The number of dogs permitted is limited per trip.