Little Haven (3.5
miles) is a small quaint
fishing village with pubs overlooking the sea. There is plenty
of sand when the tide is out and a small ramp from which to
launch a small boat.
Broad Haven (2.5
miles) also has a wonderfully
clean sandy beach. Rocks at one end are great for children to
miles) to the north is less
accessible and is a beautiful attractive spot which is well
worth a visit.
(10 miles), one of Pembrokeshire's most famous beaches,
is just over 10 miles away... check the tide tables to ensure
you see the sands at their best!
Newgale (6 miles) has a
beach about 2 miles long ... popular with windsurfers, beach
fishermen and even sand-yachts on occasions.
Dale is popular as a base for sailing
and ideal for learning windsurfing. Located just within the
Milford Haven estuary it provides safe and fairly sheltered
waters which help inexperienced sailors to learn or improve
their skills. The main beach faces the Milford Haven waterway
and varies between sand and pebbles but
small rock pools provide hours of interest for children. West
Dale beach at the opposite end of the village faces onto the
was at Dale in 1485 that Henry Tudor landed on his return from
exile in France, en route to his defeat of Richard lll at
Solva (8 miles)
is a small attractive natural harbour, a wonderful spot if you
enjoy small boats. When the tide is out the harbour is often
completely dried out, a feature exploited in the past by
trading boats which loaded and unloaded on the beach. This
picturesque little village has a variety of small shops, pubs
& eating places.
St Davids (17
miles) would be probably be classed as an
attractive village were it not for the magnificent cathedral
which gives it full city status.Visitors flock to St Davids as
they did in the Middle Ages when it was a place of pilgrimage
with the cathedral still the major object of attraction. The
ruins of the once magnificent Bishop's Palace and cathedral
are marvels of medieval architecture.
Attractions include a marine life centre; a sea aquarium,
adventure boat trips to the offshore islands and an
incomparable 9-hole links golf course. Nearby Whitesands Bay
is a regular winner of the prestigious European Blue Flag
award for cleanlinesss.
Tenby (20 miles)
has a historic and pretty harbour which dates from 1328 and is
probably one of the most photographed locations in Wales.
Today it is a thriving centre for pleasure, fishing and
passenger cruise boats.
All the main water and leisure activities
are catered for, including fishing, sailing, windsurfing,
water-skiing and parascending or alternatively you can enjoy a
cruise to or around the magnificent nearby Islands of Caldey
and St Margarets, famed for their monastic heritage and
Milford Haven (8 miles)
was developed in the late 18th century as a whaling port but,
with fishing diminished, new investment in tourism has seen
the docks reshaped into a superb 150-berth marina. There is
also a host of visitor attractions including; the exciting
Kaleidoscope Discovery Centre, go-karts, adventure playground,
nature trail, 9-hole golf course, pleasure boat trips, a
theatre and an impressive Dockside Gallery and museum.