You don’t have to hop on a plane to discover golden sandy beaches, why not visit Pembrokeshire?
Let’s face it, we are all well and truly aware that times are tough at the minute. With holiday cancellations left right and centre throughout summer now winter is creeping up. We can totally understand why people have been left feeling a little deflated.
One thing we are so grateful for however is the extra time we have had to explore the UK and we want to share that with you! From beaches, coasts, forests, rich woodland, and mountain walks to cities, restaurants, activities and adventure. We are going to be sharing the best of the UK.
There are so many places to wander. We are in complete awe of the place we call home.
On the westerly fringes of the UK is Pembrokeshire, Wales. If you love water sports and seafood then this beautiful landscape is right up your street. It’s golden sandy beaches are surrounded by sea on three sides, it is the perfect place to explore if you enjoy coastal walks. For the super walkers out there, you are able to walk the 200 miles or so of Pembrokeshire Coastal Path end to end in around 10 days. This popular journey with its frequent bus service is a favourite with holidaymakers because it is so accessible and takes in some of the most beautiful scenery along the way.
So now you need somewhere to stay!
Ideally located within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and adjacent to the entrance of the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, Caerfai Bay Caravan Park is a home from home if you are thinking about taking a trip down the coastal path. Breathtaking scenery and a wide variety of walks, from easy strolls to challenging hikes, camping or caravanning here offers the perfect base for families and serious walkers alike.
If camping or caravanning isn’t for you. Further down the coast just 5 miles from the quaint village of Nolton Haven there is a selection of cottages and chalets to choose from. Nestled in a secluded valley on a private road, off the main Haverfordwest to St David’s Road, 20 Folkeston Hill boasts a partial sea view and total privacy on its veranda. The property benefits from a car parking space and all the usual facilities you would expect.
Nolton Haven Cottages, in the heart of St Brides Bay, has some excellent self-catering cottages. Camrose House is an exemplary Georgian Country House set in extensive private grounds, a few miles out of Nolton Haven. This splendid property offers cosy furnished accommodation suited to a large family or even a group looking for a house party style holiday or short break.
Who loves the beach? Puffin House can’t be beaten. Just 250 yds from the soft sandy shores of Broadhaven Beach this is the perfect getaway for families who want convenience combined with the coast. If you enjoy wildlife and walking, this property is ideally located to visit Skomer to see the puffins or explore the Bay of St Brides.
Are you looking for something a little bit different? Pembrokeshire Tipis offers an alternative outdoors experience for the more adventurous traveller. Providing excellent facilities including heated outdoor showers and a special facilities cabin designated to each tipi there is range cooking equipment including barbeque, gas rings and grill. Within easy reach of the coast and the village of Broad Haven, this is such a down to earth place to get in touch with nature and explore the area.
On the opposite coast, the seaside town of Tenby lays claim to some exceptional holiday cottages such as the five star Pleasant Valley. Located in the village of St Florence, with a choice of 4 and 5-star accommodations, Jordanston Holiday Cottages have something for everyone. Just A Cottage, for example, benefits from its very own hot tub and that’s the four-star!
Finally, for the anglers among you, White House Mill and Fishery offers bed and breakfast with complimentary trout fishing. The four-acre lake is maintained to a very high standard and is open to non-residents. All fish taken are charged at a discounted rate for guests. The accommodation has easy access to local amenities and entertainment of Whitland town centre.
So when are you heading to Pembrokeshire? Let us know in the comments below. We love to hear about your travels!