Things to see & do

Explore the heart of Pembrokeshire

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What's on

Look out for our events - guided walks, evening talks, family fun days and much more. Look out for us at the Fishguard Show and other popular local events.

Explore an ancient landscape

Coetan Arthur - Neolithic burial chamber

St David’s Head is one of the most important prehistoric landscapes in Wales. There's evidence of human occupation dating back 5,000 years. Can you can find Coetan Arthur, the 6,000-year-old cromlech?

Birdwatching around St David's

Look out for coastal birds around St David's. Birds like the chough, raven and peregrine all breed around the cliffs. Look offshore for seabirds, porpoises and seals.

Explore the inland commons

Traditional breed cattle grazing on wet heathland common near St Davids

Explore the ancient world of the inland commons around St David's, with their own special wildlife. They're the survivors in a landscape changed by modern agriculture.

Pembrokeshire in purple and gold

Detail of Western Gorse and Common Heather.

Pembrokeshire's coastal heathlands are among the glories of the coast path. See them at their best in high summer.

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July. Dodder is a wholly parasitic plant that occurs on heather and gorse. A member of the convolvulus family, the flowers are visited by many different insects.

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August. Bog asphodel is a member of the lily family that was once used as yellow hair dye and as a cheap substitute for saffron.

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September. Bell heather and Western gorse. The gorse is a member of the pea family. Low growing and robust it provides an important refuge for birds in harsh weather.

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