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20th November 2019 by

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Broad Haven Xmas Pudding Run

Broad Haven Xmas Pudding Run has become one of Pembrokeshire’s favourite family traditions. The annual event hosts runs of varying distances to suit all family members. It’s also the perfect opportunity to dress up in your best Christmas fancy dress.

This year the Xmas Pudding Run will be taking place on Saturday 30th November at midday. There will be a 10km approx, multi-terrain run, which starts and finishes in the picturesque seaside village of Broad Haven.

This fabulous charity run ensures all money raised will be donated to nominated charities which includes Prostate Cymru in memory of former Pudding Run marshal John Hart.

As the name of the run states, there is indeed a Christmas Pudding, along with your medal, waiting for you at the finish line at the Ocean Cafe Bar. It of course would not be Christmas without a complimentary glass of mulled wine and mince pie for all entrants.

If you fancy a giggle whilst getting into the Christmas spirit why not take part in fancy dress! Check out their Facebook page for pictures of previous entrants. There is even a ‘best dressed runner’ competition too, plus an event for the younger members of the family.

The ‘Mini Xmas Puds Run’ held later in the day is perfect for children to have their chance to get in on the action and join in the fancy dress with their own prizes up for grabs.

If you fancy taking part in this ever growing event, there are limited spaces left, so sign up quickly at

If taking part doesn’t tickle your fancy, just coming down to show your support as a spectator is sure to be a great day out.

We are proud that Broad Haven and Little Haven are one of Pembrokeshire’s first villages to achieve Plastic Free Community status with Surfers Against Sewage, by educating and ensuring we all work together to look after our seaside and oceans. More information can be found

Places to eat and drink to warm up afterwards in Broad Haven and Little Haven:

The Ocean Cafe, Bar & Restaurant

The finisher’s spot is open all day from 9am for breakfast and for evening meals. The restaurant has 44 seats including `The Captain`s Table` and has panoramic Ocean views from all tables. 

Lobster and Mor

Located in the heart of pretty Little Haven you can find high end craft and local produce, together with delicious crab sandwiches and outstanding coffee. You can also take home the live catch of the day from their very own aquarium.

Saint Brides Inn

The Saint Brides Inn is a family run Pub a few steps from the sea. The bar is cosy with an open fire in winter and has an ancient well which used to supply water to local houses.

The Swan Inn

The Swan is an iconic 200 year old listed building with spectacular views overlooking the beach of Little Haven. It aims to offer a memorable eating and/or drinking experience in an informal atmosphere with fabulous friendly service and roaring log fires in the winter.

Corner House Cafe

Serving breakfast, lunch, dessert and hosting pizza nights every day!

Living deliciously in Broad Haven is their sister cafe, Sand & Stone,which offers breakfast, brunch, lunch and cakes from 09:30am till 4pm every day!

The Castle

A dog friendly bar and restaurant with outside seating and live music right on the seafront in Little Haven.

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