Holidays in West Wales
All Weather Activities in Pembrokeshire
Pembrokeshire is ideal all year round, no matter what the weather. If the weather does happen to be wet, there are plenty of indoor activities such as Ocean Commotion for the young children, the Tudor Merchants House in Tenby or visit the Blue Lagoon, a Water Theme Park where visitors can enjoy a wide range of aqua experiences with a wave machine, and a lazy river. You could have a day out in the heart of Pembrokeshire and explore Folly Farm with indoor and outdoor activities, a great day out for all the family. Below is a small selection of wet weather activities activities that Pembrokeshire has to offer.
Perfect for wet days in Pembrokeshire with the family! Nestled away just to the North of Tenby and Saundersfoot and to the West of Amroth in Begelly, Pembrokeshire, lies Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo! With an idealistic rural facade and backdrop, get lost and immersed in the wonder of all things wild and free! - The perfect playground for adventurers of all ages! A must see if coming to Pembrokeshire on self catering family holiday!
Located near Tenby in Pembrokeshire is open all year round. The perfect day out whether you are looking for a Pembrokeshire summer holiday or winter beach break. Heatherton is one of Wales’ most favourite 'All Weather Attractions' with many activities under cover which cater for all age groups. Admission to the theme park is free so you only pay for the rides that you want to play on but it is guaranteed that once you witness the extensive range of activities on offer, it will be difficult to resist!!
With indoor areas set up for kids activities, and under partial cover of some of Picton Castle estate's magnificent trees, The Secret Owl Garden is a majestic new attraction for bird lovers and twitchers alike. Tucked away down the sweet garden paths of Picton Castle, the Owl Garden is home to 25 different species of owl, not to mention one or two dedicated owl experts, who will show off their magnificent birds to children of all ages. You can watch as they fly the owls around their woodland environment, you can have a go at catching and flying the owls yourself and even book private experiences with the Owls and their trainers in the beautiful castle garden grounds. New for 2017 but surely it is sure to become one of your most favourite places to visit in Pembrokeshire. All it takes is one visit.
Rainy days in Pembrokeshire can be magical if you wear the right smile. Browse the Life Seeker hub for inspiration on things to do in Pembrokeshire to nurture your physical and mental wellbeing. Discover positive lifestyle workshops and events plus services such as yoga, nutrition advice, creative workshops, health stores, mindfulness, gardening, outdoor adventure and life coaching. Wet weather activities - a perfect excuse to take time out.
With its prehistoric themed backdrop and location, get lost within this park and discover a prehistoric land before our time! - The perfect scene for adventurers of all ages! A must see if coming to Pembrokeshire on self catering family holiday or short beach break! Should the weather take a turn for the worst then head in doors to the indoor Play den - Dino's Den - Indoor Playland has a variety of activities with dedicated soft play areas for toddlers and separate play areas for older children...and when the little ones have had their fill of fun times – Head to the Information Centre... a fun educational zone in which little ones can find out all about the dinosaurs and their history!
If the weather takes a turn for the worst, then pay a visit to Merlin’s Magic in Haverfordwest, one of Pembrokeshire’s leading Children’s Indoor Play Centres! The children will be amazed! At Merlin’s Magic they have four exciting magically themed play areas all under one roof! Including a large 3 level climbing frame, ball pools, rope bridges, a special spooky room, spinning poles, the triple lane bumpy slide and much, much more! Younger ‘Wizards’ will be spellbound, not only by their own separate soft play area but there are also two unique brightly coloured play rooms filled with toys to help with learning, development and interaction.
Located within the idealic Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, just 10 miles from Tenby in Canaston Wood. Blue Lagoon Water Park is a must see if on a Pembrokeshire holiday, perfect for all the family! The Blue Lagoon features an indoor wave machine, a rapids river ride and two enclosed flume rides that leave the building and bring you back into the main swimming area at pool level. A lazy river exits the building to an outdoor bubble pool. There is an outdoor and indoor spa pool ideal for relaxation and fun, two interactive wet play areas – one for very young children, the other for older children and adults.
St Davids Cathederal is a wonderful place of worship to discover, steeped in history and with plenty to see, you won't regret visiting this beautiful building which has been maintained splendidly. Guided tours are available, we strongly suggest taking a look at the treasury and the new cloisters gallery. Since the 6th century there has been a church on this site, the current building is a fine example of architecture which has been developed over the centuries with the latest addition, the new cloister, being finished in 2007.
A Little known, but very important, historical event is celebrated and explained in a new Gallery in the centre of Fishguard. As well as historical displays an amazing embroidered 30 metre long tapestry tells the story of the 1797 last invasion of mainland Britain. The Battle of Fishguard was a military invasion of Great Britain by Revolutionary France during the War of the First Coalition. The brief campaign, which took place between 22 February and 24 February 1797, was the most recent effort by a foreign force that was able to land on Britain, and is often referred to as the "last invasion of Britain".
There are ample opportunities to keep the children amused. Starting in the Introductory Area which is well worth spending a little time in... It will provide you with an over view of the whole story of Milford Haven. You are told why the town of Milford Haven exists; how the waterway looked over 200 years ago compared to how it looks today. The parts are played out by its two leading founders - Sir William Hamilton and Charles Francis Greville – everything will be explained. In fact, Greville speaks to out you!
If you're looking for something sweet to do, then look no further than the Wickedly Welsh Chocolate Company in Haverfordwest. For a fun family experience you will want to share again and again, you can experience local chocolate making with a purpose built 'chocolate experience' demonstration room and tour. "It's wickedly fun, informative and you even get to try some chocolate." Who could say no to that? A wonderfully different experience which is great for kids and chocolate lovers, demonstrations run from 11am to 3pm on the hour so there is always plenty of chances to see all that lovely chocolate being made.
Discover prehistoric Pembrokeshire with as trip to Castell Henllys, the site of several Bronze and Iron Age settlements in North Pembrokeshire. Set in the rugged landscape of Meline, the area surrounding the settlements is known as Gwlad Hud a Lledrith, meaning Land of Magic and Enchantment. The village itself is located on a spur of land overlooking the valley of a small river, and visitors can take part in a range of activities based on Bronze and Iron age life, giving you a real feel of what it was like to live during these times. There are over 80 events that take place at Castell Henllys each year, so keeping the kids both educated and entertained can be completely covered here.