Top things to do in Pembrokeshire

Top Choice Cathedral in St Davids (Tyddewi)

St David's Cathedral

Hidden in a hollow and behind high walls, St David's Cathedral is intentionally unassuming. The valley site was chosen in the vain hope that the church would be overlooked by Saxon raiders, but it was ransacked at l…
Top Choice Historic Site in Newport (Trefdraeth)

Castell Henllys

If you've ever wondered what a Celtic village looked, felt and smelt like, take a trip back in time to this Iron Age settlement, 4 miles east of Newport. From about 600 BC and right through the Roman occupation ther…
Top Choice Castle in Pembroke (Penfro)

Pembroke Castle

This spectacular and forbidding castle was the home of the earls of Pembroke for over 300 years and the birthplace of Henry VII, the first Tudor king. A fort was established here in 1093 by Arnulph de Montgomery, bu…
Top Choice Tomb in Newport (Trefdraeth)

Pentre Ifan

The largest neolithic dolmen in Wales, Pentre Ifan is a 5500-year-old neolithic burial chamber set on a remote hillside with superb views across the Preseli Hills and out to sea. The huge, 5m-long capstone, weighing…
Top Choice Modern British in Saundersfoot

Coast

The spectacular beachfront setting is more than matched by the wizardry emanating from chef Tom Hines' kitchen at this award-winning restaurant. Whether you choose from the adventurous 'Tom's menu' or opt for someth…
Top Choice Pizza in Newport (Trefdraeth)

Canteen

With names like Strumble Head, Mae Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau (Land of My Fathers) and Costa del Newport, the Canteen's lip-smacking range of thin, crispy, stone-baked pizza has been suitably Welshified with the addition of…
Top Choice Cafe in Pembroke (Penfro)

Food at Williams

Pop into this bright and cheerful cafe in the morning for a cooked breakfast or in the afternoon for a glass of wine and a platter of Welsh cheeses on the terrace.
Top Choice Ruins in St Davids (Tyddewi)

St Davids Bishop's Palace

This atmospheric ruined palace was begun at the same time as St David's Cathedral, adjacent, but its final, imposing Decorated Gothic form owes most to Henry de Gower, bishop from 1327 to 1347. The most distinctive …
Top Choice Gallery in St Davids (Tyddewi)

Oriel y Parc

Occupying a bold, semicircular, environmentally friendly building on the edge of town, Oriel y Parc is a winning collaboration between the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority and the National Museum Wales. N…
Top Choice Modern British in Saundersfoot

Cliff

Candles flicker and the views stretch for miles from the dining room of this upmarket restaurant attached to the St Brides Spa Hotel. Lovely local produce, especially seafood, is finessed into satisfying modern Brit…