Local attractions

oakwood theme park

Whether it’s an adrenaline-fuelled experience or a magical adventure. Oakwood Theme park has thrills for all. Based in the heart of Pembrokeshire, South Wales, Oakwood boasts fun for the whole family- toddler friendly rides, fast thrills and spills (including the UK’s favourite wooden roller coaster – Megafobia) and spooky Halloween events, late night riding seasons, food & drink, FREE comfy dog kennels (so every member of the family can come along).

folly farm

Adventure play parks, pirate galleons, long-legged giraffes – take your pick at Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo, where the wild side comes to life. If you love animals this is the place to be. Wave hello to over 100 species of wildlife including magnificent lions, cheeky penguins and endangered rhinos. Equally, at the barn, your little ones can meet the lovely, fluffy rabbits, miniature ponies and more. Folly Farm also has Europe’s largest undercover vintage fairground.

Heatherton

Experience a whole world of awesome outdoor and indoor adventures for all ages, from family fun to adrenaline-pumping thrills. Whether you love the thrill of speeding round a 500m go kart track, the pure adrenaline rush of the high ropes trail, the mental challenge of the three thrilling escape rooms or the fun of an entire zone dedicated to play. Heatherton is open all year round and is just 3 miles from Tenby.

manor wildlife park

Wales’s only walking safari, Manor Wildlife Park plays host to exotic and endangered animals from across the globe! The park’s innovative walkthrough exhibits allow visitors to come face to face with many of its animals. You can feed a wallaby, share a bench with a lemur, come face to face with red pandas and meet gibbons, giant rabbits, Cameroon sheep and pygmy goats. Manor Wildlife Park also has a giant bouncy castle, indoor play area and a cafe serving handmade pizzas.

Treetops adventure trail

Nestled in the heart of Pembrokeshire just 5 minutes from Tenby you’ll find our awesome Junior and Senior Tree Tops Trails – the ultimate sky-high adventure for both budding and seasoned thrill seekers! Test your speed, strength and agility as you swing through the canopies, conquer challenging rope bridges, scramble up cargo nets and explore the forest at dizzying heights of up to 40 feet! The grand finale is an exhilarating zip line back down to earth.

Tenby dinosaur park

Travel to a land-before time when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Bring the entire family along The Dinosaur Park in Tenby and step back through the mists of time where iconic creatures like the fearsome T-Rex, Velociraptor and other beasts are waiting for you around every corner. Whether you’re young or old or somewhere in between, there are so many rides and activities to do at The Dinosaur Park Tenby, you can whizz, race, spin and bounce to your hears content all day long!

Pembrokeshire llama sanctuary

Come walk a cute llama on one of the guided tours and obtain the ultimate llama selfie! Pembrokeshire Llama Sanctuary is the oldest active camelid trekking centre in West Wales – a small family run business that has been conducting llama treks around the valley for years in a safe and fun environment. Pembrokeshire Llama Sanctuary rehomes llamas in need from all over the country – plus plenty of other animals! They work closely with other camelid organisations to ensure that every llama has a happy forever home.

castell henllys iron age village

Situated in the rugged north Pembrokeshire landscape, Castell Henllys is a reconstructed Iron Age hill fort. Archaeological excavation of the site has enabled the National Park Authority to realistically reproduce life as it was over 2000 years ago. A programme of events from craft demonstrations to children’s activities to guided tours are held throughout the year.

Botanic gardens of wales

A place of international significance dedicated to conservation, horticulture, science education, leisure and the arts. As a landmark Millennium project, the Garden is a fascinating blend of modern and historic, covering 568 acres or beautiful Carmarthenshire countryside. Here you’ll find an inspiring range of themed gardens with a collection of over 800 different plant varieties, the world’s largest single-span glasshouse, orchid-filled meadows, a National Nature Reserve, the British Bird of Prey Centre, children’s play areas.

Colby woodland gardens

Set in a tranquil secret valley this hidden woodland garden with a rich industrial past is full of surprises. Enjoy shady woodland walks, the wildflower meadows and colourful walled gardens in summer, and the marvellous colours of acres, dogwoods and sweet-gum in autumn. Explore the meadow with its lovely stream, stepping stones, log bridge and abundant dragonflies and butterflies.

tenby castle

Tenby Castle was a fortification standing on a headland separated by an isthmus from the town of Tenby, Pembrokeshire. The remaining stone structure dates from the 13th century but there are mentions of the castle from as early as 1153. Tenby Castle is open all year round and admission is free!

manorbier castle

Perched upon the cliffs, the Castle occupies a commanding position overlooking the beautiful Manorbier beach with the village nestled behind. Steeped in history and folklore this Norman gem has many secrets to discover. The fairytale turrets, great hall, chapel and landscaped gardens (designed by Daphne Shackleton) offer the perfect place to soak up the wonderful atmosphere. Tour the castle and gardens before having a well-earned break at the cafe.

carew castle & tidal mill

Carew Castle and Tidal Mill’s rich history spans over 2000 years and tells of knights of the realm, kingmakers, Elizabethan intrigue and Civil War devastation. Set in a stunning location overlooking a 23-acre Millpond, the Castle is one of the most architecturally diverse in Wales; from the west a Norman fortress, yet from the north a splendid Elizabethan mansion. The site also incorporates the only restored Tidal Mill in Wales, an 11th century Celtic cross, a Medieval bridge and picnic area all linked by a mile-long circular walk.

picton castle & gardens

Picton is an enchanting 13th century Castle set in a spectacular 40 acre Royal Horticultural Society’s Partner Garden full of surprises for all the family. Situated in the heart of Pembrokeshire it is open to the public 7 days a week throughout the whole year. There is something for everyone, including a recently restored 19th century walled garden, glasshouse with exotics, fernery, children’s adventure playground, maze, rare plant collection and mature woodland.

Caldey island

Caldey Island lies cradled in the magnificent South Pembrokeshire coastline on the western fringes of Wales. It is one of Britain’s holy islands. The Cistercian monks of Caldey continue a tradition which began there in the Celtic times. More than a thousand years of prayer and quiet living have Meade this remote and beautiful island a haven of tranquility and peace. The monks and islanders are pleased to welcome day-visitors to share the delights of their island home throughout the summer season.

& much More

Pembrokeshire and the surrounding counties have so much to offer throughout the year, whether that is an action packed adventure filled day or a peaceful and quiet holiday, there is something for everyone! 

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