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Local Info

The hamlet of Nine Wells, situated between Solva and St.Davids, is the ideal location with all of the fantastic features that make Pembrokeshire special.

Beaches

Within a few miles you find a diverse range of beaches each with individual character and features. There are the internationally acclaimed blue flag, sandy beaches including Newgale and Whitesands Bay, pretty fishing harbours and secluded beaches with rock pools. 

 

Cliff path

It takes just a short walk to access the famous and spectacular 186mile Pembrokeshire cliff path where you will witness breath taking scenery and the opportunity to spot various wildlife which ever direction you choose to go. Pembrokeshire's coastal Puffin Bus can drop you back at the door so you wont need to retrace your steps if you don't want to.

 

History

Nine Wells used by pilgrims to quench their thirst on their path to St. Davids.  It is within half a mile of an iron age fort, second world war aerodrome, one mile from Solva the site of viking invasion. There are visible ship wrecks to be seen from the cliff edge, restored water driven woollen mills, remains of lime kilns, mine workings and bygone industrial harbours. St. Davids, the smallest city in Great Britain, retains both the Cathedral and Bishops Palace built from the same purple Preseli stone as Stonehenge.

 

Wildlife & Nature

Pembrokeshire's unspoilt and rugged landscape offers the perfect habitat for a plethora of native and migratory  species. The National Park helps to protect the habitat along its coast line and other areas of importance.There are fifteen nature reserves desighome to an abundance of wildlife including seals, sea birds, porpoise, whales and otters. All of which can be seen and some regularly. There are many wildlife and boat tours from nearby harbours.

 

Galleries arts and crafts

Pembrokeshire is a magnet for numerous artists and craftsmen there is a local pottery within a couple of miles several painters and two galleries in Solva. St. Davids has various galleries and craft shops many of which feature Pembrokeshire related art work.

 

Local shops

Within Solva and St. Davids there are plenty of individual shops from everyday supermarkets, chemist and hardware store to the specialist and luxury shops. Including outward bound / surf shops, luxury clothing and specialist food producers with farmers market every Thursday.

 

Music and Theatre

Many pubs and village halls regularly have a variety of different music, there are jazz and blues cafes and at different times of the year larger affairs like Fishguard's Music and Jazz festivals.

 

Eating out

There is a wealth of good local restaurants and pubs providing a wide range of menus, many including locally sourced fish, shellfish, meat and cheeses.

 

Activities

Pembrokeshire is an activity mecca, virtually any activity you can think of doing is provided within a few miles, including: walking, swimming, sailing, canoeing, water-skiing, diving, rowing, surfing, kitesurfing, rock climbing, abseiling, coasteering, rockpooling, fishing, birdwatching, horse riding, zorbing, porpoise and dolphin watching, foraging, yoga, painting, pottery and photography. 

Worth a visit

Oriel Y Parc

Oriel y Parc, St Davids, Pembrokeshire, SA62 6NW

Phone: 01437 720422

https://www.pembrokeshirecoast.wales/oriel-y-parc/

The Bishops

22-23 Cross Square, St Davids, Haverfordwest, SA62 6SL

Phone: 01437 720422

http://www.thebish.co.uk/

The Cambrian Inn

6 Main Street, Solva, Pembrokeshire, SA62 6UU

Phone: 01437 721666

http://thecambrianinn.co.uk/index.html

The Farmers Arms

14-16 Goat St, St Davids, Haverfordwest, SA62 6RF

Phone: 01437 721666

http://farmersstdavids.co.uk/

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