THE BOWER FARM
PEMBROKESHIRE

Attractions

WALKING

National Park guided walks, see www.visitpembrokeshirecoast.com Ramblers Association guided walks most weeks throughout the year, see www.pembrokeshireramblers.org.uk Enquire for our list of short mostly circular walks.

RIDING

Nolton Stables, East Nolton, the closest to us – Beach riding.
Bowlings Stables, Haverfordwest – The best for tuition.
Crosswell Trekking, Velindre – Mountain treks.
Llanwnda Stables, Goodwick – Good views.
The Dunes Riding Centre, Martletwy – Woods & Estuary views.
Pembroke Riding Centre, Hundleton.
Sycamore Ranch, Llawhadden – Western Style.

WATERSPORTS

Dragon Activity Guides http://www.dragonactivityguides.co.uk Tel: 01348 841 336
Dale Sailing – River and Sea trips etc. Tel: 01646 603110 www.dale-sailing.co.uk
Haven Sports – Summertime boat trips from Broad Haven, Main Windsurfing centre. www.havensports.co.uk
Pembroke Watersports – Tuition on sailing etc. Tel: 01437 78154
Dive Pembrokeshire UK – Walton West, Diving and Photography. Tel: 01437 781117 www.dive-pembrokeshire.com
West Wales Diving – Hasguard Cross, Diving tuition. www.westwalesdivers.co.uk
Pembrokeshire Dive Charters – Neyland Marina. www.gopdc.co.uk
New Surf, Newgale – Hire surfboards & wetsuits. Tel: 01437 721398 www.newsurf.co.uk

OFFSHORE ISLANDS

Skomer – Puffins, Flowers, Manx Shearwaters, etc. Boat leaves from Martin's Haven (20 mins drive) weather permitting March to September.
Ramsey – All the Seabirds, Seals and Cave under the island. Boats leave from St. Justinians, St. David's and Whitesands (40 mins drive).
Caldey – Inhabited by Monks, producing perfume, honey and chocolate. Boat leaves from Northbeach, Tenby (40 mins drive) throughout the summer.
Grassholm – Gannets. Boat leaves from Dale (30 mins drive).
Skockholm – Seabirds and Seals.

FISHING

Day and Week Game River Licenses and advise from County Sports, Haverfordwest. Tel: 01437 763740 www.county-sports.co.uk

Sea fishing from boats:
Cleddau King Boat Charter, 40' motorcruiser with fish-finder, Alan Lewis, Landshipping. Tel: 08707 774544
Celtic Wildcat Boat Charter, Llanstadwell. Tel: 01646 600313
Cartlett H&G, Haverfordwest. Tel: 01437 763904
Alun Jones, Saundersfoot
Sea fishing from shore, details and advice from Anglers Den, High St, Haverfordwest.
There are many Reservoirs with trout, the biggest is Llys y Fran, permits available from Tel: 01437 532273
The best Coarse fishing is Ian Heaps, Llawhadden. Tel: 01437 541285
Bosherston Lily Ponds, National Trust Office at Stackpole. Tel: 01646 661359
West Atheston, Narberth. Tel: 01834 860387
Llyn Carfan, Tavernspite. Tel: 01994 240819

GOLF

Milford Haven, 01646 692368, Challenging 18 holes with panoramic views over haven waterway.
Newport, 01239 820244, 9 hole overlooking Newport Sands.
Pembroke Dock, South Pembrokeshire, 01646 621453, New 18 hole overlooking haven waterway.
St. David's, 01437 720312, Coastal 9 hole overlooking Whitesands Bay.
Tenby, 01834 842978, 18 hole looking out to Caldey Island.
Trefloyne, 01834 842165, Top Class, overlooking the sea. Voted the best by our guests.
Freystrop, 01437 764300, All weather floodlight driving range and 9 hole pay & play course.
Haverfordwest, 01437 764523, 18 hole challenging course looking out over the Preseli Hills.
Fishguard, Priskilly Forest, 01348 84076, 9 hole challenging course.
Rosemarket, 01437 890281, Challenging long 9 hole parkland course.
Narberth, Heron's Brook, 01834 860723, 18 hole with average 100m drives.

GARDENS

Hilton Court, Roach, 01437 710262.
Calby Woodland, Amroth (National Trust), 01834 811885
Manorowen Walled Victorian Garden, Fishguard, 01348 872168
Penlan Uchaf, Gwauun Valley, Fishguard, 01348 881388
Picton Castle, Haverfordwest, 01437 751326
Stammers Gardens, Saundersfoot, 01834 813766
Upton Castle, Cosheston (Pembrokeshire Coast National Park), 01646 651782
Bro Meigan, Boncath
Begelly Park Gardens, Kilgetty

CYCLING

The Celtic trail cycleway – 10+ routes, 0800 243731
Landsker Cycleways – 13 routes, 01834 860965

THEME PARKS

Oakwood Leisure Park
Wood Park Off-Road 4X4 Experience
Heatherton Sports Park
Folly Farm – Begelly
Dinosaur Experience – Gumfreston
Castell Henllys, Iron-age fort – Newport
Shire Horse Farm – Eglwyswrw
Clerkenwell Adventure Farm
Ritec Valley, Quad bike trail
T.Y.F, St. David's, Activity Centre
Sealyham Activity Centre

MILLS

Coracle Centre & Flour Mill – Canarth
Middle Mill, Solva – Woolen Mill
Tregwynt, St. Nicholas – Woolen Mill
Drefach, Newcastle Emlyn – Woolen Mill
Y Felin, St. Dogmaels – Corn Mill
Nant y Coy, Trefgarne – Restored (not working) Corn Mill
Carew Tidal Mill – Corn Mill
Blackpool Mill – Corn Mill

CASTLES

Picton Castle – occupied, ‘Grand Country House', home of the Philipps family since the 15th century.
Pembroke Castle – 13th Century, birthplace of Henry VII of England.
Manorbier Castle – Life size wax figures. Birthplace of Gerald (Scholar) of Wales, used as a set for the BBC C.S. Lewis series.
Llawhaden Castle – on the Landsker Line, interesting ruins to ramble over.
Haverfordwest Castle – 12th Century, adjacent to Town Museum.
Carew Castle – originally Norman, on the estuary with famous Mill Pond, Medieval Bridge and 11th Century Celtic Cross. www.carewcastle.com
Cilgerran Castle – on the boarder of Pembrokeshire and Cardigan on top of a gorge overlooking Teifi River.
Tenby Castle (ruins) – overlooking the harbour.
Roch Castle – private, used for holiday lets.
St. Brides Castle – recently sold off by Lord Kensington and now owned and run by Holiday Property Bonds.
Hean Castle, Saundersfoot – Privately owned and lived in by our relations.

We have brochures / leaflets available for all these places in our foyer

CLOSE BY PLACES TO EAT

Let us know your requirements and we will book for you if required

Little Haven:

The Swan Inn
The Castle
St. Brides Inn
Nest Bistro

Broad Haven:

The Royal
Nautilus
The Galleon
Fish & Chip Café
Patricks'

Druidston: The Hotel
Simpson Cross: Keyston Kitchen

OTHER PLACES WE LIKE TO EAT

Letterston: Something's Cooking
Wolfscastle Hotel
St. David's: The Bench
Morgan's Brassiere
The Refectory
Solva: The Old Pharmacy
Cambrian
The George
The Harbour
Rosebush: Tafarn Sinc
Fishgaurd: No 5, Main Street
Others: Pelcome Inn

Updated: April 2012