Milford Haven is situated on the north side of the Milford Haven Waterway, an estuary forming one of the World's deepest natural harbours that has been used as a port since the Middle Ages.
The town is located within a short driving distance to some of Pembrokeshire’s most beautiful beaches, such as Sandy Haven, Marloes Sands, Dale and Broad Haven. It is also a great base to explore the southern side of the estuary, with the historic town of Pembroke along with it’s majestic castle.
Milford Haven has a good number of independent shops, pubs and restaurants, along with a bowling alley, children’s play centre and Theatre/Cinema, which provides live productions throughout the year. Do not miss a visit to Milford Haven's Maritime and Heritage Museum located in the Old Custom's House on the docks. For the keen golfer, Milford Haven also has a 18-hole golf course.
Foam is a beautifully styled restaurant with a mix of old and new interior which gives it a great look. The restaurant has amazing views over the Haven, especially if you dinned in the outdoor seating area, weather permitted. Foam serve, breakfast, lunches, coffees and evening meals with a good choice of food which is stylishly presented. They have Tapas nights every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings and serve a fabulous cream tea. They also have a great choice of drinks and wines available.
Martha's Vineyard is a family-run restaurant based in Milford Marina. They have a bar and restaurant that serves good quality homemade food which is
locally sourced food where possible. Food is served 7 days a week with lunchtime, evenings and Sunday dinner menus available as well as cream tea's with a large selection of homemade cakes. There is great views from the restaurant overlooking port of Milford Haven and they have regular live performances from local jazz and folk musicians. Dogs are welcome and they also have two outside seating areas including a dedicated smoking area.
Martins Haven is a small pebble beach, predominantly used as the embarkation point for the boats to Skomer Island. The beach is very popular with divers heading out to explore the Skomer Marine Nature Reserve. Follow the Deer Park walk (a short walk around the Marloes peninsula) around the Coastal Path and you will find fantastic views out towards the off-shore islands, Skokholm and Grassholm - Skokholm lies to the south and Grassholm with its gannets is on the horizon. The rocky bays below the cliffs are used by seals and in the Autumn it is the perfect place to spot Seal Pups.
Milford Haven Golf Club was formed in 1913 and opened as an enjoyable nine-hole offering, but has since been extended to a full set of 18 holes. This course is a test of skills, wit and patience, and is enjoyable by hundreds of visitors every year. The clubhouse features an upstairs bar where you can sit back and relax, sip your chosen vintage from the well-stocked bar and enjoy the splendid views across the course while deciding on what to choose form the extensive menu.
The Museum is housed in one of the oldest buildings in Milford Haven. The Museum collection reflects all of these aspects of the town's history, but focuses particularly on the maritime history.
The Museum is a voluntarily run museum.
Phoenix Bowl is an undercover centre which offers Ten pin bowling and soft play. Its a lively ten-lane bowling centre offering fun for everyone regardless of age or ability.
Pirate Pete's is an Adventure play, is all about providing non stop fun for youngsters and a relaxing time for parents which costs £3.50 per child for an all day pass.
They have fully licensed bar, providing a relaxed environment with big TV screen covering popular sporting events all year round.
They have a fast food diner, which is perfect to have a leisurely bite to eat or to enjoy a drink with friends before or after your bowling session.
To The Bar Restaurant,is located in Neyland Marina, with views overlooking the River Cleddau and the Marina
The first floor restaurant and bar windows overlook the yachts and cruisers moored at the marina pontoons, making it a popular boat owners.
A great range on the menu, with specials including a locally caught fish and seafood. Vegetarian options also available.
A relaxing place to have a drink or a bite to eat while enjoying the quayside atmosphere.
The Harbourmaster restaurant has breathtaking views of Milford Haven Marina and estuary, perfect on a nice day for a bite to eat or a relaxing drink either inside or outside on the veranda. With a variety of homemade dishes on their menu and an extensive wine and cocktail menu the Harbourmaster is perfect for any occasion.
Guide Dogs only allowed.
Lift access to the restaurant.
At The Jolly Sailor the main food area is housed in the lounge and conservatory, with views overlooking the Cleddau bridge and river where you can relax, enjoy the food and ales, whilst gazing out on to the scenery of the Cleddau. A large range of menus, from steaks to sandwiches are available as well as the specials boards. They also have their own pontoon which attracts the boating and yachting trade up to the shore. Children, accompanied by their parents, can have a go at crabbing off the pontoon too. Sit outside in the garden, enjoying panoramic views of the river. A rustic wooden children's play area is popular for the smaller guests, which has a range of play equipment, varying from a slide, swings, a see-saw, climbing nets, a bridge and walking planks.
Dogs allowed on leads in the garden and bar areas.
All of this is backed up by a large car parking area.
The Lord Nelson Hotel is situated in the heart of Milford Haven overlooking the busy harbour which houses a number of shops and a popular bowling alley and children's play area.
It has a open plan dining/bar area, offering a vast menu which is a combination of classic Welsh dishes and traditional pub food.
They serve a traditional roast on Sunday's alongside their main menu.
They boast a large beer garden with seating and sunshade making it a fantastic place to enjoy a drink in the sun overlooking the water.
Inside they have a pool table, dart board and plasma television screens in the bar with a huge pull down screen for those all important matches!
The Torch Theatre offers a mixture of events and entertainment suitable for the whole family to enjoy. Throughout the year the Torch Theatre stages local and touring dramas and cinema screenings of recent blockbuster films.