Things to see and do in Pembrokeshire

From Victorian seaside towns to atmospheric and intimate coves, Pembrokeshire is a magnet for walkers, nature lovers, foodies and families. It’s a safe bet you’ll like it here too.

  • St Davids Cathedral
    St Davids Cathedral, Pembrokeshire

    With a population of less than 2,000 people, St Davids is more than a quaint record-holder as Britain's smallest city. The magnificent cathedral has been a place of pilgrimage since the 12th century and there are several other attractions of artistic and culinary kinds.

  • North coast of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

    Northern coastline, Pembrokeshire

     by Visit Pembrokeshire

    The only National Park in the UK to be focused primarily along dramatic coastline. Yes it's a feast for the eyes, abundant in wildlife and rare flaura and fauna, but it also has numerous monuments and sites of historic interest. There's never a dull moment here.

  • Oakwood Theme Park
    Oakwood Theme Park, Pembrokeshire

    When you need a short break from the wonders of the natural world, Oakwood is the place to go. There is a broad range of attractions to suit all the family, but special mention must go to the Megafobia rollercoaster, a wondrous wooden structure voted the best ride in Britain and the third best in the world.

  • View of Tenby with Caldey Island in background

    Tenby, Pembrokeshire

    A Victorian seaside town with picture-postcard qualities, the rise of Tenby came with ringing medical endorsements for its health-giving properties. It remains a major attraction for young and old. The monastery on Caldey Island, just a short boat ride from Tenby, is also well worth a visit.

  • Coasteering at St Non's
    Coasteering at St Non's, Pembrokeshire

    According to those in the know, coasteering was first practiced along the coast of Pembrokeshire, the craggy rocks providing the perfect playground for leaping into the clean blue waters. It's great fun too, but should only be carried out with experienced and knowledgable local activity operators.

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  • Bedd Arthur on the Preseli Mountain with the Preseli Hills in the background
    Bedd Arthur in the Preseli Hills, Pembrokeshire by imaginedhorizons

    Clear days in the Preseli Hills offer views as far as the Wicklow Mountains in Ireland. Stones from the area are believed to have been transported 180 miles to Stonehenge. Numerous Neolithic burial chambers, stone circles and Iron Age forts offer an intriguing insight to the great history of these hills.

  • Carew Castle
    Carew Castle, Pembrokeshire

    There's a unique feel to Carew Castle. Its unusual setting has something to do with it, overlooking a millpond measuring over 23 acres. Its subsequent gentrification as a rather splendid Elizabethan country house demonstrates the rich and colourful heritage of the castle, which has recently undergone major renovation.

  • Bottlenosed dolphin off the Pembrokeshire coast
    Bottlenosed dolphin, Pembrokeshire coast

    Harbour porpoises are easily spotted from the coast of Pembrokeshire, while there are several boat trips into the deep waters nearby, where you can come across the bottlenose dolphins that live in these waters, as well as thousands of visiting dolphins in the summer months. Huge fin whales and smaller minke whales can also be seen.

  • Ramsey Island
    Ramsey Island, Pembrokeshire coast

    This offshore island near St Davids is a natural haven featuring dramatic 120 metre high cliffs, where guillemots, razorbills, kittiwakes and fulmars nest. Peregrine falcons cruise along the cliffs, families of choughs zip in and out of the numerous caves, while the distinctive 'kronk' of the raven can also be heard.

  • Stackpole Quay
    Stackpole Quay, Pembrokeshire
    A beautiful stretch of coastline offering varied attractions including stunning beaches like Barafundle Bay, contrasting with the picturesque Bosherston Lakes near Stackpole Court. There are plenty of activities including kayaking and coasteering, as well as plenty of delicious local produce to sample in the Boathouse at Stackpole Quay.