Local Attractions

Local Theme Parks

Oakwood Theme Park, now classed as one of Wales’ top tourist attractions, & one of the top 10 theme parks in the UK, is only 1hours drive away.

Nearby is Folly Farm Adventure Park Zoo, offering 6 fantastic zones to visit, including the Folly Farm zoo, Old time funfair & theatre, & outdoor play area, ideal for younger children. 

Also located in this area is the Blue Lagoon Water Park, opened in 2008, with sub tropical temperatures, & a rapid river ride. Other activities range from croquet to bush craft. 


Interested in diving? Then there are numerous diving schools to choose from in the area, the nearest being West Wales Diving School based in Mathry only 4 miles away. Or you could try Celtic diving based at Fishguard harbour a 9 mile drive.


If you love to surf, then you’re spoilt for choice here for great surfing beaches. Whitesands Nr St Davids is very popular, and is a really nice beach, Newgale and Freshwater West are also not very far away, but the nearest is Abereiddy only 2 miles away it boasts an ice cream van, and parking is free!! Surfing advice, equipment and forecasts can be obtained form Ma Simes surf hut in St Davids.

Horse Riding

At Nolton riding stables you can enjoy spectacular beach riding and hacks through costal fields. Or try western riding at Sycamores Ranch situated near Llawhaden. Nearer to home Llanwnda Stables Nr Goodwick, and the Bowlings riding stables, Rudbaxton Haverfordwest, offer more traditional riding lessons.


This is a very popular sport, with experienced kayakers trying their hand at the standing wave on the bitches in Ramsey sound. For beginners and the inexperienced, local outdoor pursuit centres offer tuition and guidance.


Where better than the Pembrokeshire coast to try coasteering? This exhilarating sport was invented in St Davids, and is immensely popular with both young and not so young. Local outdoor pursuit centres offer expert guidance for those wishing to try their hand. Try TYF in St Davids or Preseli Venture Nr Mathry.


The Sustrans Celtic trail route 4 passes the bottom of Caerhafod Lodge’s drive, so where better to stop off for the night. Cycling information can be obtained.


The 186 mile long Pembrokeshire coast path offers the walker the opportunity to observe grey seals and their pups, a myriad of sea birds, beautiful wild flowers, & occasionally dolphins & porpoise all from the cliff top. Around every corner there is something to gaze at whether it’s the wonderful views or maybe you’ve come across some pre historic site. There is a network of footpaths and bridle ways for the walker to choose from in the area.


Shore fishing from rocks & beaches is the most popular sea fishing pursuit with some of the best fishing to be found around the St Davids area. Fishing boats can be chartered from a number of harbours around the coast, the fish most commonly caught on these trips are Mackerel and Pollock.

Wildlife,Bird, Seal and Dolphin viewing

Where better to view marine wildlife than from a boat, and Ramsey Island Nr St Davids is one of the best places in which to see make your observations. There are numerous boat operators  based in St Davids to choose from, and some of these will take you off shore where if you’re lucky you can see whales, dolphins, porpoise, shearwaters, and the gannets on Grassholm island.

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