Pembrokeshire Family Days Out
If you book a holiday cottage in Pembrokeshire, you will never be short of ideas for fantastic family days out.There are many activities and attractions, both indoor and out, within a short distance of our Holiday Cottages. Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion Coastlines provide a huge range of diverse interests and activities for all the family - adults and children alike. The Pembrokeshire coast is only 5 miles from our holiday cottages
Pembrokeshire is renowned for its outdoor pursuits, from wildlife studying on a Walking holiday
to all nature of watersports against the beautiful coastal backdrop of the Pembrokeshire National Park
, and indeed has the weather to support such activities. For those who prefer inland or indoor pursuits we've included a selection of of great places for a Family Day out in Pembrokeshire. Leaflets for these Tourist Attractions are available for guests whilst staying at the Holiday Cottages and can be found in the Coach Houses
. All the cottages have WiFi so just bring your iPad, iphone or other internet access devices.
- You can walk to these picturesque castle remains from our luxury cottages. The walk takes you along the banks of the river Teifi, through a beautiful gorge to Cilgerran village (20 - 30 mins). Alternatively it is5 minute drive from the cottages. The castle reamins include a pair of round towers dating back to the thirteenth Century.
Welsh Wildlife Centre
- Situated on the Teifi Marshes Nature Reserve at Cilgerran this is only a few minutes drive from our cottages. Visit the exceptional nature reserve and the award winning visitor centre.
There are nature trails, an exciting adventure playground , an on-site canoe centre and a cafe selling local produce. Well worth a visit. The dogs are welcome too!
Dyfed Shires Leisure Farm
Approximately 10 minutes from the Pembrokeshire Courtyard Holiday cottages. This traditional family run farm offers many hands-on experiences along with various leisure activities both indoors (11,000 sq ft) and outdoors for all ages. The activities vary from working horse demonstrations to quad biking and bumper boats. There is also a Gift shop, Antiques corner, Bygones’ museum and Farm Shop (Home-grown produce).
- in Cardigan, an Indoor Soft Play Area - great if the children need to let off some steam ! Cardigan is only 3 miles from the Pembroekshire Courtyard Cottages.
The National Coracle Centre
is situated in Cenarth next to the stunning falls. It is located in a 17th Century Flour Mill and demonstrates a unique collection of coracles from Wales and around the world. Cenarth is only 10- 15 minutes from our holiday cottages.
Llys-Y-Fran Country Park & Reservoir
About 20 minutes from our holiday cottages. There are a variety of interests and activities to suit the whole family. Take a short stroll to one of the many vantage points & picnic sites or walk / cycle the whole six miles around the reservoir. There are rowing boats for hire and launching facilities for those with their own wind surfers, sailing boats or canoes. There are two adventure playgrounds for children of all ages, a restaurant, tea room and gift shop.
This centre displays exhibitions, offers hands on activities and an Ocean Quest area with computer-based games suitable for all the family. Also cyber café.
Pembrokeshire Motor Museum
houses a unique and interesting range of locally owned veteran, vintage and classic cars, motorcycles and bikes. All totally under cover. The complex also includes a display of Dinky, Matchbox & Corgi models, a Chequered flag Café and gift shop.
Internal Fire - The Museum of Power
Covers the history of the Internal Combustion Engine in industry and Agriculture. Visit their website for more details.
Clerkenhill Adventure Farm
Starting from the old farm buildings you can wonder through the adventure trail, observing the farm animals and working farmland. You can stop en route to enjoy a picnic or have a go on a variety of activities, quizzes and information boards. There are also refreshments and a fun play area.
Teifi Valley Railway
Narrow gauge steam railway that winds, alongside the river, through the beautiful Teifi valley. This nostalgic journey through unspoilt woodland, past ancient stone workings, reminds the traveller of the by gone era of steam. An excellent day out for children and not-so-grown-up grown ups !
Llywernog Silver-Lead Mine
This is an authentic 18th century silver mine. A visit to Llywernog offers a fascinating insight into life nearly 200 years ago, when the mine employed over 60 people. Today, Llywernog is a fascinating and educational family adventure, and continues to be developed as a major all-weather attraction.
Dragon Reptile Experience
- Bringing the exotic life of the rainforest and desert to people of all ages.
Manor House Wildlife Park
- Visit Anna Ryder Richardson's Wild Welsh Zoo. Visit the Valley of the Apes, Meearkat Mountain or the Lemur Walkthrough.
New Quay Reptile World
- situated on the lifeboat slipway down to the beach in New Quay.
National Waterfront Museum -
visit this or one of the Museums of Wales listed on their website.
Museum of Childhood
near Llangeler - For a trip down memory lane this is a great treat.
organic cheese farm at Abercych
Cwm Deri Vineyard
- Enjoy a Vineyard Walk throughout the Summer Season then relax in the coffee shop or restaurant. The younger visitors will enjoy pets corner and well behaved dogs on leads are welcome to the outdoor areas of the vineyard.
THEME / ADVENTURE PARKS
Alternatively for family days out further a field, Pembrokeshire now boast several adventure parks. Why not visit Oakwood Theme Park, FollyFarm Family Adventure Park (with indoor fun fair) or the Dinosaur Park at Tenby.
COASTAL /ISLANDS / BOAT TRIPS
There are many boat trips to the various islands in Pembrokeshire, and a host of coastal activities (see Pembrokeshire Activities section). The following is just an example-
Bay to Remember
Boat trips in Cardigan Bay. Watch sea birds, dolphins, porpoises and seals in their natural habitat. Visitors are able to observe these animals up close among the rocks, beaches and coves that are inaccessible from land.
You can find many further ideas for great family days out under -
Pembrokeshire Heritage and History /Pembrokeshire Activities /Pembrokeshire Coastal Activities /Welsh Arts & Crafts.
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