Away from the stunning beaches, spectacular coastal landscapes and picture postcard destinations, there’s a great mix of Pembrokeshire attractions to visit.
This region may be blessed with some of the most breathtaking scenery in the UK but there’s plenty of other things to see and do too, especially when the weather isn’t being so kind.
From theme parks, water parks and art galleries to museums, historic houses and colourful gardens, you’ll certainly never get bored on a holiday in Pembrokeshire. Take a look at our top 10 holiday highlights below…
Only a short drive from our holiday park is Colby Woodland Garden. Wander through the woodlands of this magical valley garden, with its carpets of bluebells and colourful displays of rhododendrons and camellias. Owned by the National Trust, Colby also has a shop for plant sales and a tea room for refreshments (5 minutes from Amroth Castle).
One that the younger ones in your party will simply love! Folly Farm is one of the most popular Pembrokeshire attractions, and it’s easy to see why! It consists of a friendly farmyard, a spectacular zoo, an enormous vintage funfair and an indoor and outdoor adventure playground. It is one of Wales’ top paid-for visitor attractions and holds the award for the Best Family Day Out in Wales! (11 minutes from Amroth Castle)
One of the most popular Pembrokeshire attractions, Oakwood Theme Park is home to thrill-a-minute rides, rollercoasters, log flumes and dozens of other rides for kids of all ages! The younger ones in your party will absolutely love it here! All in all, a top family day out (20 minutes from Amroth Castle).
Enjoy a splashing good time at the Blue Lagoon! It’s a world of fun and adventure where you’ll find wild waves, slides and flumes, a lazy river as well as a Nippers Cove for little ones taking their first splashes in the pool (21 minutes from Amroth Castle).
This enormous oval castle and dates back to 1093 when there was a timber structure on the site. Extensively restored in Victorian times, it’s dominated by the complex gatehouse on the outside and the huge circular keep once you’re inside. It features an impressive 5-storey central keep, historical displays in the gatehouse rooms and a maze of tunnels, stairs, towers and battlements to explore (26 minutes from Amroth Castle).
This pretty little market town, with its Edwardian and Georgian buildings, has developed a reputation as a shopper’s heaven. It is packed with independent shops selling everything from fine art and food to clothes and gifts. It’s also home to award-winning cafes, pubs and restaurants (17 minutes from Amroth Castle)
Heatherton is a popular attraction that’s free to enter – you only pay when you partake in a particular activity. Here you can enjoy everything from archery, paint ball and go-karting to crazy golf, water walkers and an indoor play centre (16 minutes from Amroth Castle).
Discover the magical town of Laugharne, just a short 9-mile drive East of Amroth Castle… and prepare to be inspired! Here you can discover some of the attractions all associated with the great Welsh poet and writer, Dylan Thomas. Arguably the most famous is Dylan’s Boathouse, an idyllic setting on the Taf Estuary, where Dylan lived from ’49 to ’53. The Boathouse is now a museum, packed with memorabilia (23 minutes from Amroth Castle).
Caldey Island is a small island located just off the Tenby coast and has been inhabited by various orders of monks for centuries. Today it is owned by the Cistercian Order, living in the Abbey. You can enjoy a short boat trip across the water throughout the summer months and explore the picturesque island and enjoy the spectacular views (20 minutes from Amroth Castle).
Step back in time some 65 million years and take a walk on the wild side at Dinosaur Park near Tenby. Take a walk around the woodland gardens and discover 30 hidden dinosaurs. The kids will love this popular attraction, which also boasts an indoor and outdoor playground, rides and activities and café (18 minutes from Amroth Castle)
Take a visit to Carew Castle and step back in time over 2,000 years! Its history tells of the knights of the realm, kingmakers and Civil War devastation. It is one of the most architecturally diverse castles in Wales, overlooking a 23-acre millpond. The site also incorporates the only restored Tidal Mill in Wales (18 minutes from Amroth Castle).
The smallest city in Britain, St Davids is named after the patron saint of Wales. It was designated as a conservation area in 1972 and the roots of the city date back to the 4th Century. Today, the city is a popular tourist destination with its historic cathedral, impressive architecture and many shops, galleries, cafes and places to eat. It’s well worth a visit! (1 hour from Amroth Castle)