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Bay in Porthgain

Blue Lagoon

Slate was quarried at this site on the water's edge in Abereiddi right up until 1910 and then transported by tramway to the harbour at Porthgain. After the mining stopped, a channel was blasted through to the sea, f…
Seafood in Porthgain

The Shed

Housed in a beautifully converted machine shop right by the harbour, this simple little bistro is renowned as one of Pembroke­shire's best seafood restaurants. Fish and chips get their own separate menu, while the m…
Tomb in Porthgain

Carreg Samson

Sitting in a farmer's field, with terrific views of Strumble Head, this dolmen is quite remarkable. The massive capstone seems to be only just touching the stones that it is balanced on. It's off the minor road betw…
Pub in Porthgain

Farmers Arms

If you're a lover of village pubs, this solid stone tavern in the hilltop village of Mathry, 5 miles east of Porthgain, is well worth seeking out. There's nothing fancy about it, just rugby memorabilia on the walls,…
Pub Food in Porthgain

Sloop Inn

With wooden tables worn smooth by many a bended elbow, old photos of Porthgain in its industrial heyday, and interesting nautical clutter all over the place, the Sloop is a cosy and deservedly popular pub. The heart…