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Pemrokeshire - Mountains & Coast

Miles of unspoilt coastline and the Preseli Mountains make up the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park the only National park in Britain that is almost entirely coastline. This is a great area for outdoor activities and water sports.

Pembrokeshire Islands

Puffins

Skomer is a tiny island renowned for it's wildlife including Puffin colonies. Regular boat trips can be taken during the summer.

Ramsey Island is another belle with dramatic cliffs and colonies of grey seals and Choughs. In the summer months the island is awash with wild flowers and it is also a good place to spot Whales and Dolphins. A boat service runs from nearby St Davids.

The Preseli Mountains

Foel Cwmcerwyn at 1,758 feet is the highest point on Preseli, these low rolling mountains are dotted with small rocky outcrops of Spotted Dolerite the same stone that was used to build the Bluestones at Stonehenge.

Towns

Fishguard is a small attractive coastal town with some fine beaches and a good selection of shops and restaurants.

Tenby is an historic town and also a bustling holiday resort with some lovely beaches. There is plenty to keep the whole family amused whatever the weather.

Castles

Pembroke Castle

Pembrokeshire is home to no less than 51 forts and castles.
Pembroke Castle - Set on the banks of the River Cleddau and almost completely intact Pembroke Castle has a long history dating back to the 13th Century.

Carew Castle - This idyllic castle and tidal mill go back nearly 2,000 years and overlook a 23 acre mill pond.

Llawhaden Castle - On a hill overlooking The Vale of the Eastern Cleddau, Llawhaden is an impressive set of ruins which is open all year round and is free to visit.

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