North Pembrokeshire Holidays
Our North Pembrokeshire self catering cottages on the St Davids Peninsula provide a relaxing holiday you’ll be sure to remember.
The glorious North of Pembrokeshire is famed for its fantastic beaches, delicious local produce and stunning coastline and a holiday to this part of Wales can be packed full of beautiful walks, beach days and food experiences that will keep you coming back for more.
On a visit to North Pembrokeshire guests can take in popular destinations such as magical St Davids, the harbour village of Solva, the beach at Abereiddy and magical Porthgain. All are well worth a visit and have their own history, food scenes and unique landscape. From the iconic St Davids Cathedral to the breathtaking Blue Lagoon at Abereiddy, you won’t be short of things to do while self catering in North Pembrokeshire – it’s just a case of fitting it all in!
Things to do in North Pembrokeshire
Visit St Davids CathedralWith breathtaking architecture and the ruins of the Bishops Palace next door, St Davids Cathedral is a must see.
Check out work by local artists in the galleriesIt’s easy to spend a whole afternoon gazing at artwork by Pembrokeshire’s diverse community of artists.
Take a walk along the Pembrokeshire Coastal PathWhether you pull your boots on for a day’s walking or take a scenic stroll to the pub, no visit is complete without stepping foot on North Pembrokeshire’s coast path.
Eat fish and chips in Porthgain HarbourGrab a takeaway from The Shed Bistro and sit on the harbour wall for the full Pembrokeshire experience!
Rockpool in the coastal village of SolvaSolva is a beautiful harbour village with a perfect beach for exploring rock pools at low tide. At high tide, wile away an afternoon crabbing!
Walking in North Pembrokeshire
North Pembrokeshire’s spectacular coastline can be all enjoyed from the Pembrokeshire Coast Path that hugs the rugged coastline of North Pembrokeshire offering breath-taking views.
Porthgain to the Blue Lagoon, Abereiddy
A stunning walk from the harbour village of Porthgain ending at the magical blue waters of the lagoon at Abereiddy – finish with a swim!
Solva and the Gribin Headland
Pack a picnic for this short walk over the Gribin to Gwadn beach, a sun trap great for swimming!
St Davids Head
One of the most photogenic walks on the St Davids Peninsula! You’ll feel like you’re on the edge of the world as you take in views across Whitesands Bay to Ramsey Island.
Take in Porthclais Harbour, stunning views of Ramsey Island and walk on Wales’ oldest rocks!
Further north, this 3 mile circular walk boasts views of Fishguard and Cardigan Bay. Start at finish at Pwllgwaelod car park.
Places to Eat and Drink in North Pembrokeshire
North Pembrokeshire has an amazing array of places to eat. Just outside St Davids is the UK’s first insect restaurant, Grub Kitchen, serving up traditional dishes alongside those that use edible bugs!
St Davids Gin and Kitchen in the centre of St Davids serve the most local produce, they even make their own Ramsey Island Gin!
Longing for a Sunday roast? At The Cambrian Inn in Solva Head Chef Matt Cox cooks up a Sunday storm.
The Shed Fish & Chip Bistro in Porthgain is one of our favourites. Relaxed and informal, they serve up locally caught seafood within hours of being caught daily.
Newport is a foodie hotspot in Pembrokeshire that’s well worth the trip. The Golden Lion has a lovely atmosphere, and well kept local beer. Blas at Fronlas has a tasty locally sourced menu and a deli with a wonderful selection of Welsh products to take home.
Best Beaches in North Pembrokeshire
Popular with surfers, walkers and sunbathers alike, this expanse of golden sand near St Davids is a must visit! Book a surf lesson with TYF Adventure and learn something new before grabbing an ice cream from Whitesands Beach Hut.
The first glimpse of the sea as you drive towards St Davids is at Newgale. Fantastic for kite surfing and with a great pub to enjoy a pint afterwards!
Cwm yr Eglwys
A sandy cove on Dinas Island overlooked by the ruins of a church. Perfect for rock pooling and swimming!
Another great beach for surfing, and just next door to the magnificent Blue Lagoon. Also home to MUUK Adventures, offering coasteering trips, kayaking and more!
A sand and shingle beach that is made special by it’s perfect position to be sheltered from the wind, meaning a swim, kayak or boat trip from Abercastle is a breeze!