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Why visit Pembrokeshire

Posted by on March 10, 2011
Have you been looking for your next UK holiday destination? Have you considered Pembrokeshire? No! Well maybe its time to start thinking about it. One of the first reasons you should think about this destination is its easy access to the rest of the UK. It might now sound like a great idea to choose a holiday spot based on ease of access but do you...
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There are a number of great ways to explore the beautiful Pembrokeshire countryside with one of the most exciting being on horse back. Fear not if you have absolutely no experience of riding previously, as experienced stables will find a noble steed to suite everyone. The countryside in Pembrokeshire is teeming with bridleways, old dovers trails...
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Here is a slide show of stunning pictures taken during a walk from Lydstep to Stackpole. You too could take the same route along the beautiful Pembrokeshire Coast Path when you stay in a Pembrokeshire cottage. The Pembrokeshire Coast Path runs for 186 miles and encompasses some of the very finest coastal scenery in all of the UK.
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Pembrokeshire Fish Week

Posted by on May 10, 2010
Pembrokeshire plays host to one of Britain’s premier food festivals each summer with the Pembrokeshire Fish Week. This years event takes place from 26th June to the 4th July and promises to be bigger and better than ever before. Pembrokeshire Fish Week is a celebration of the counties amazing seafood, the stunning coastline and its proud fishing...
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Pembrokeshire is well known for its stunning coastline, often regarded as one of the best coastlines in the UK. As well as the rugged cliffs, secret coves, hidden caves, abundant wildlife and tranquil islands that Pembrokeshire is famed for there are many fantastic beaches that cater to families and surfers alike. Here is our guide to the beaches...
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Although Robin Hood and his Merry Men are synonymous with Nottingham, with legend having it that Sherwood Forest was his chosen place of residence and Nottinghamshire being ‘Robin Hood County’, when it comes to making an epic film, various locations are sourced and chosen. The filming for the remake Robin Hood, starring Russell Crowe and directed...
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Pie Wars: Wales Vs Cornwall

Posted by on February 24, 2010
Cornwall’s reigning supremacy of the legendary Cornish Pasty is set to be challenged as a Pie War will begin over the next few weeks in West Wales. A new company ‘Pasty and Pie Co’ is opening its first store in Tenby on the 1st March and will then open a flagship store in Cardiff this summer before it rolls out across England, in an...
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The coast of Pembrokeshire is home to some fascinating creatures, and staying in one of the Pembrokeshire cottages that are available all year round is a great way to see them. Taking a boat ride, or even just walking along the coast, can net you views of puffins, gulls, hen harriers, kestrels, buzzards, snipes, Barn, Little and Short-eared owls,...
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If you are planning on taking a short break in Wales at any time of year don’t forget to experience one of the regions finest attractions. No it’s not the breathtaking scenery or the delicious local produce, it’s the wildlife. There is a whole fascinating range of wildlife to be seen in Pembrokeshire, many of which you will have...
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5 of the Best Castles in Pembrokeshire

Posted by on August 28, 2009
Pembrokeshire is a beautiful and magical part of Wales which is steeped in myth and legend. With some 51 forts and castles in the area its no wonder many stories have sprung up around these magnificent buildings. Here we have listed 5 of our favourite castles which are well worth a visit during a Short Cottage Break in Wales. Pembroke Castle The...
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