Out and About in Pembrokeshire

Manorbier Castle
Manorbier Castle at Sunset

Manorbier

Manorbier Castle is well worth a visit. It was the birthplace of the 12th century scholar “Giraldus Cambrensis” or Gerald of Wales a scholar, churchman, reformer and advisor to English Kings.  He described Manorbier as ” …the pleasantest spot in Wales”.

Explore the Norman Church and Neolithic Burial Chamber overlooking Manorbier Bay.

The Neolithic Buriel Chamber -The Kings Quoit Manorbier
Manorbier Castle Dovecote
Pembrokeshire Coast Path Manorbier Headland
Stackpole Estate Lake and Eight Arches Bridge
 Barafundle Beach South Pembrokeshire

Walking in Pembrokeshire

Over the last few years the 186-mile Pembrokeshire Coast Path has won many awards and forms part of the All Wales Coast Path. National Geographic voted the Pembrokeshire Coastal National Park as number 2 in the world.

Walkers have the opportunity to enjoy the landscape, geology, wildlife and the flowers.

There are plenty of circular walks close by, notably Stackpole Estate and Bosherston Lily Ponds where you can visit Barafundle and Broad Haven beaches.

 

Pembrokeshire Coast Path Lydstep Headland
Bosherston Lily Ponds
Broadhaven South Beach Pembrokeshire
Puffin at the Wick Sea Cliffs Skomer Island Pembrokeshire
Dolphin breaking through the water off Grassholm Island

The Conservation Islands

There are summer breeding migrants on Skomer and Skomer Nature Reserve Islands which include Puffins, Auks and different variety of gulls. They are also famous for one of the largest colonies in the UK of Manx Shearwaters.

You can take an offshore boat trips to Grassholm famous for its gannets, and dolphin watching from St.Davids with Blue Ocean Widlife Trips and Ramsey Island Wildife Boat Trips.

Activities in Pembrokeshire

There are plenty of Blue Flag beaches, cycling trails, climbing, sea kayaking, sailing, surfing, and Coasteering

For further information about Pembrokeshire and what it has to offer the visitors Explore Pembrokeshire.

Carew castle

Pembrokeshire Heritage

 Carew Castle andPembroke Castle is close to Manorbier.  Pembroke castle is the birthplace of Henry VII and the Tudor dynasty.

St. David’s is the UK’s smallest city with its magnificent Cathedral and Bishops Palace.

Tenby has won many awards for its harbour and blue flag beaches. you can explore the Tudor Merchants House and the museum Caldey Island with its community of Cistercian Monks can be reached by a short boat ride from Tenby.

Testimonials

What my guests say

Sarah, Neil, Hannah and Logan “…If you have the opportunity visit the castle, it is lovely inside.”

Hartmut and Christa, Munich  “..we followed your advice to go to Stackpole Quay. It was a fantastic walk…”

Geoff and Jackie Purves  ” Katherine gave lots of useful tips and local information”

Brenda and Harry  ” ..Katherine is a generous host and gave lots of great advice about seeing the Puffins”