On the South West corner of Wales just two hours from Cardiff the capital city, with frequent public transport links running from major UK cities and airports is Pembrokeshire. The UK's only coastal national park, set in acres of relaxing countryside, with its dramatic coastline and accessible coast path, Pembrokeshire is the perfect retreat for luxury, wellbeing and adventure.
Home to activities such as hiking, kayaking and coasteering, luxurious venues and accommodation to choose from and with mouthwatering dining options, using locally sourced and seasonal Welsh produce fresh from the surrounding farms and waters, its easy to see why this area of Wales is the choice for inspirational incentives, team building events and corporate away days.
The smallest city in the UK
In the beautiful city of St Davids, the smallest city in the UK, discover the story of Wales' patron saint, St David. Take a curated VIP tour around this fabulous compact city, including a visit to the cathedral and bishop’s palace, and discover the fascinating history and some local tales of the city too.
Just a short stroll to the top of the city and you’ll discover Oriel y Parc gallery and visitor centre. The gallery is home to Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum in Wales Pembrokeshire and displays works of art from the national collection, using the spectacular landscape as its inspiration. Here you can unleash your creative side in the discovery room and find out who in your team has the best artistic skills.
Time for a spot of lunch. Then just a short stroll back to the square in St Davids where you’ll find St Davids gin and Kitchen, serving only the best in season local produce, including Ramsey Island Hoggett, Solva lobster and its very own St Davids gin and local beers for a refreshing break.
The first contemporary art hotel in Wales
Set on the edge of St Davids and overlooking the beautiful rugged coastline is Twr y Felin. Formally a windmill and now Wales' first contemporary Art hotel, featuring over 100 original pieces. This luxurious 4* boutique hotel has 21 exquisite bedrooms including two unique suites ideal for those special rewards. Relax and soak in the atmosphere where you can choose from luxurious wellbeing treatments, or a local coast foraging experience. West Wales foraging experts will take you on a four hour journey, where you will learn more about the local history and marine environment and discover edible seafood to cook up right there and try.
Twr Y Felin's award winning AA Rosette “Blas” restaurant, meaning taste in Welsh, offers locally sourced produce, picked by season and a huge selection of local drinks and world wines. Your private dining experience will make you feel rewarded and relaxed ready for a good night’s sleep.
The outdoor adventure
Be an adventure pioneer. Providing skills and confidence in a range of outdoor activities, TYF will take you on an outdoor adventure to refresh your mind and challenge your inner strength.
Discovered in Pembrokeshire, get ready for an adrenaline fuelled coasteering adventure. With changing tides, waves and wildlife, every coasteering trip is unique. One minute you might be swimming lazily past the scenery, the next you could be rinsed in Neptune’s own washing machine. You might see peregrine falcons and swim with a seal. Over an average two-hour session you’ll scramble over rocks, swim into canyons, explore caves, bodysurf the breakers, peer into rock pools, learn about geology and leap off a cliff or two into the stunning blue waters below. With your colleagues and an experienced team supporting and encouraging you at each step, you’ll be amazed at how inspiring this adventure can be.
After an adrenaline fuelled morning, its time for lunch where you will dine at Blas restaurant with one of TYF's leading experts in sustainability and training programmes. With a designed and bespoke team package, to educate and create personal development interventions, you and your colleagues can further build relationships and trust to achieve a shared end goal for your organisation.
The time to relax
Time to reflect and travel a little further inland to St Brides Spa, this 4* hotel has clients wellbeing covered. With stunning coastal views of Saundersfoot, the hotel offers 34 beautifully designed bedrooms and six, two bedroom apartments for a relaxing night’s sleep.
The three meeting rooms can accommodate between 10 – 200 people for meetings, receptions, dinners and product launches.
The marine spa is a sanctuary for tranquillity and relaxation, with its treatments, infinity hydro pool and thermal spa bathing experiences, there’s no better reward after a hard day’s work.
Private dining and receptions are available here, with the chef using only the best locally produced ingredients from this coastal town. Carefully selecting menus to match the season’s local produce provides the best quality of Welsh food.
The taste of Welsh food and drink
Fill up on a hearty Welsh breakfast and then discover some of the Welsh food and drink on offer here.
Just 30 minutes inland and across lush countryside in the town of Haverfordwest is Wickedly Welsh Chocolate Company, a family run business passionate about confectionery. Here you will discover more about the sustainably sourced process of chocolate making with a demonstration, before becoming chocolatiers and creating your very own chocolates to indulge in and take home, "your very own piece of Wales".
From here head east and just 40 minutes by road, you will be travelling to the glorious countryside village of Llandarrog in Carmarthernshire and home to Coles, distillers of fine Welsh spirits and the first rum distillery in Wales. Your private tour will let you experience the whole process from grain to glass, of this Welsh family run business, who are also brewers of Welsh ales and ciders. Spend some time browsing the gift shops where you will find a range of products to take home and sample.
Lunch stop at the White Hart thatched inn and brewery. This 600 year old thatched pub and restaurant makes up the final part of the Coles business experience. With traditional log fires, oak beamed ceilings it’s a place to relax and enjoy a hearty lunch.