ABOUT THE AREA
If you love the great outdoors, you’ll appreciate not only the magnificent scenery, as befits Britain’s only coastal National Park, but also plenty of activities.
Water sports enthusiasts can choose from swimming, surfing, sailing, water-skiing, windsurfing, aqua diving and deep sea fishing. Country lovers will be spellbound by the peace and tranquillity to be found along the nature trails, bridle paths, country parks.
Geologists come to Pembrokeshire to study the exciting rock formations, while ornithologists prefer to explore the bird sanctuaries of the offshore Islands where Grey seals are also a common sight.
The breathtaking coastline is the feature for which this area is most renowned. There are 160 miles of Pembrokeshire’s long distance coast path with countless bays and beaches.
Broad Haven itself has one of the finest and safest beaches, the firm, golden sands being a paradise for children. They will delight in dipping their fishing nets into the numerous rock pools at either end of the beach.
In Pembrokeshire it is possible to visit a different beach every week of the year and still not see them all. Nearest to Broad Haven are Little Haven, Druidston Haven, Nolton Haven, Newgale and and Dale which has the reputation for being the sunniest spot in Wales.
From Tenby you can take a boat trip out to Caldey Island or visit the ancient town of Pembroke which is dominated by its Norman castle, the birthplace of Henry Tudor. The cathedral city of St Davids is the centuries old seat of Christianity in Wales and birthplace of our patron saint. Arts and crafts are in abundance and it is often possible to watch local craftsmen at work.
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