Things to see & do

Rocks, history and birds

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Birds, rocks and seals walk at Marloes

A circular walk around the Marloes Peninsula, with its sandstone rocks on the south side and volcanic rocks on the north side. Great views of Pembrokeshire's islands and a sea teeming with wildlife.

Did you know?

  • 6,000 pairs of puffins breed on nearby Skomer Island
  • 19,000 pairs of guillemots breed there too
  • And 120,000 pairs of Manx shearwaters
  • Another 45,000 pairs of Manxies breed on nearby Skokholm
  • Manx Shearwaters spend their winter of Brazil, 6-7,000 miles away
  • They make the journey in less than a fortnight
  • 39,000 pairs of gannets breed on Grassholm, on the horizon

Don't miss...

  • Trehill Farm

    Trehill Farm grows prize-winning potatoes. You can buy them in season at the farm gate.

  • Coastguard hut

    Now operated by the National Coastwatch Institute (NCI). Call in and talk to the watch keeper.

  • Gateholm Iron Age fort

    View the 2011 Time Team exploration of Gateholm and Watery Bay Rath. So who has lived here?

Skomer Island

Catch the boat from Martin's Haven for Skomer Island. Skomer is run by the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales. It has its onshore base at Lockley Lodge close to our Martin's Haven car park

Two shorter walks

Skomer Marine Nature Reserve

Visit the Fisherman's Cottage at Martin's Haven to find out more about Skomer Marine National Nature Reserve, one of only two marine NNRs in Britain (the other is Lundy).