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Attractions in North Pembrokeshire

A Bay To Remember

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. 

Andrea Jones Photography

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.

Cardigan Bay Active
Cardigan Bay active is an outdoor activity specialist which provides a wide range of outdoor activities using a variety of specialist activity providers. They pride themselves in delivering a range of activities for you, your family and friends to enjoy the best of Pembrokeshire. They provide a large selection of activities on the sea, on the river and on the land from coasteering, surfing, river kayaking to tree climbing and archery. They are based in Afon Teifi and go out into cardigan bay and around the Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire coast.
Cardigan Golf Club
Cardigan Golf Club is a cliff top golf course enjoying panoramic views over the river Teifi Estuary and Cardigan Bay. A testament to its current standing is that it has hosted recent Welsh Golfing Union championships as well as international matches. Amongst its most notable features are the outstanding views from every part of the course - Cardigan Bay, the River Teifi estuary and the Preseli Hills in the distance. On a clear day Bardsey Island and the Lleyn Peninsula can be seen across the bay. In spring and early summer the course is a blaze of colour with yellow flowered gorse and bluebells featuring on nearly every hole. With undulating fairways, boldly contoured greens and strategically placed bunkers, the course provides a good test of golf for players of all levels. Whilst it is a mixture of links and meadowland, it has exceptional drainage abilities and is playable all year round. Indeed, many believe that it is at its best in Spring and late Autumn. Cardigan Golf Club prides itself on welcoming visiting golfers and societies every day of the week by prior arrangement.
Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park

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. 

Cardigan Lifeboat Station
Cardigan Lifeboat Station is operated purely by volunteers, approximately 30 in total. The station has a gift shop, and you'll also be able to go along and watch the launching of the lifeboats during the crew's exercise and they'll even answer a question or two for you! The first ever lifeboat station in the area was established below Penrhyn Castle in 1849, before re-opening at Poppit Sands in 1971. The current station opened in 1998 allowing two lifeboats to be stored.
Castell Henllys
Situated in North Pembrokeshire, Castell Henllys is an extraordinary day out for anyone interested in history. With a reconstructed Iron Age Hill fort, Castell Henllys is set in 26 acres of woodland on excavated remains from over 2000 years ago. Particularly interesting is the three large replica roundhouses, the granary and forge.
Cenarth Falls
The River Teifi has made its way through the hard rocks to produce a spectacular series of waterfalls. There has been a Mill at Cenarth at least since the 13th century, the river Teifi surrounding the mill is a well known salmon leap where the fish can be watched leaping up the falls.
Cilgerran Castle
Cilgerran Castle is situated in a stunning location overlooking the Teifi with two massive round towers still standing today. This was first established by the Normans as a ringwork castle and is approximately 800 years old. Entry to this castle is free during the winter months, and is free all year round to National Trust Members and the disabled. Please Note: Dogs must be kept on leads.
Dyfed Shire Horse 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.

Dyffryn Fernant Gardens
Dyffryn Fernant Garden is a six acre garden nestled in the Preseli Hills near Fishguard. With a bog garden, a fernary and courtyard full of exotic plants, this is the perfect place to go for a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of life. Stroll along the stream and take in sights of the wild marsh and ornamental grasses. Please note: Guide dogs only allowed in the gardens.
Falconry Wales
Falconry Wales, is a small company that offer Falconry experiences and displays across Wales. They offer a few different experience days. A great chance for you to get up close and personal with these beautiful creatures in their magnificent surroundings. You get chance to meet and handle the birds, which will give you the valuable opportunity to come accustomed to one another, and then the ultimate- flying a number of birds to your hand, and watching our raptors amaze you with their flying skills. Photography Workshop are also available. Please note: Advance bookings need to be make and some courses have a minimum party requirement.
Fishguard Farmer's Market

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. 

National Coracle Centre
Located beside the Cenarth Falls, the National Coracle Centre and Museum is situated in the grounds of an 17th Centuary Flour Mill. See the international collection of coracles and learn all about the history behind them and how they were built. You'll also have the chance to learn all about poaching, and see videos on the building of coracles. Please Note: Out of season Guided Tours can be booked by appointment.
National Wool Museum
The National Wool Museum is set in the Teifi valley, this museum displays the historical woollen industry which once was such a significant part of Welsh culture. See the historically used machinery and view the entire process of turning fleece into fabric with the purpose-built raised walkway. Follow "A Woolly Trail" and give carding, sewing and spinning a go!
Newcastle Emlyn Castle
Newcastle Emlyn Castle is situated overlooking the Teifi river, and is now mostly ruins of the stone building it once was. Believed to have been built using Dyfed welsh stone, this castle has been subject to many attacks up until 1645 when it was blown up with gunpowder during the English Civil War.
Newport Links Golf Club
Newport Links Golf Club boasts a location of one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world. With its undulating fairways and postage stamp greens, this course was originally designed by James Braid (5 times Open Winner). Newport Links offers 18 of the most picturesque holes you could hope to play, and with lessons, a target range, club hire and buggy and trolley hire - it has everything you could possible need.
Newport Street Market

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.

Pantmaenog Forest

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. 

Pembrokeshire Candle Centre
Only place in Wales where you can see candles dipped in their original way. Inger John provides a warm welcome to all visitors, who can see hand-dipped candles being made without any mechanical aids. Her candles are created with unique graded colours and with exotic scents including specially blended essential oils. The workshop is a real “Aladdin's Cave” packed with candles of all shapes and sizes. Most are made on the premises, and others are imported from all over the world. Also in stock are candlesticks of many types, snuffers, lanterns, oil burners, accessories, candle-making kits, and books of local interest.
Penlan Uchaf Gardens
Penlan Uchaf Gardens differs to most other gardens you might visit, as its landscaped gardens are set around an everyday working farm. With approximately three acres, Penlan Uchaf Gardens are situated in the heart of the Pembrokeshire National Park in North Pembrokeshire promising breathtaking views across the Preseli Hills.
Preseli Hills

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!

St Dogmaels Farmers Market

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.

Teifi Valley Railway
Teifi Valley Railway is currently working hard to ensure that the railway is soon to be back in operation as soon as possible. With steam locomotives, and diesel locomotives just in case, as well as children's play areas, a miniature railway and a cafe, there really is plenty to do and see! Hear talks from the engineer and see the steaming of the engine!
The Last Invasion Tapestry Gallery
Learn all about the last British Invasion which occurred in February 1797 with a 30 metre award-winning tapestry at the library in Fishguard Town Hall. Added storyboards and artefacts are used to help guide your learning, and you can even learn all about the making of the tapestry in their audio visual room!
The Welsh Wildlife Centre
A really great day out for the family, especially if you're trying to keep costs to a minimum as entry to the reserve is free. The Welsh Wildlife Centre works to protect and conserve a variety of habitats and species including woodlands, ponds, rivers and meadows with a range of wildlife such as dragonflies, birds and flora. During certain times of the year, you can even spot a water buffalo or two as they enlist the help of this species to manage the brambles and nettles that pose a danger to the Teifi marshes. Please Note: Dogs are allowed, but must be kept close to you and on a lead. We recommend contacting the centre for a full list of guidelines.
Theatr Gwaun
Theatr Gwaun is a theatre and cinema venue situated in Fishguard. First a cinema in the 1920's, Theatr Gwaun is a multi-arts venue showing new cinema releases as well as live theatre performances and events such as talks and workshops.
Theatre Mwldan
Theatre Mwldan is an arts centre situated in the heart of Cardigan, which shows the latest cinema releases as well as live broadcasts, live performances and special events. Theatre Mwldan also have their own touring productions which travel across the country, working on 4-6 productions per year. There is a cafe and bar available, as well as the opportunity for venue hire.
Witches Cauldron
The Witches Cauldron, or Pwll-Y-Wrach to the Welsh, is a geological feature near to Ceibwr Bay which can be accessed only by either sea kayak or a good half an hour walk along the Coastal Path from Ceibwr Bay. A collapsed cave which gives stunning views to those walking and kayaking in the area, and lots of intricate tunnels seen only by kayakers. Access is denied during the autumn when seals gather to pup, and the walkers path is steep and narrow in parts.
Y Felin Mill
Adjacent to St. Dogmaels Abbey and alongside a mill pond, this is one of the last working water mills in Wales which produces a range of stoneground flour.
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