Top 10 legendary days out in South West Wales

Have you ever time travelled at the Tudor Merchant’s House? Met the famous White Park Cattle at Dinefwr? Or explored serpents and shipwrecks at Rhossili? Get the family together, rucksacks at the ready, it’s time for a legendary day out. Share your #LegendaryMoments with us this summer on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Romans in Dolaucothi

Find your fortune at Dolaucothi Gold Mines 

Walk in the footsteps of Romans on an underground tour of the only known Roman Gold Mine in the UK. Discover the story of man’s quest for Gold before trying your luck at Gold Panning – Anything you find you can keep.

Children taking part in coasteering at Stackpole

Go on a coastal adventure in Pembrokeshire 

Make a splash as you explore this wild stretch of coast with our guided kayaking and coasteering sessions. Paddle through hidden coves and sea caves, have a go at cliff jumping and see our local wildlife in the water and on the wing.

Little boy dressed up in traditional Tudor costume

Time travel at the Tudor Merchant’s House 

Journey into the past this summer and experience what 15th century Tudor life was like for the rich and poor. On your time travelling adventure, dress up in traditional costume, play historic games and uncover spooky superstitions.

Family dolphin watching at Mwnt, Ceredigion

Discover a hidden cove at Mwnt  

Explore one of Wales’s best hidden beaches on the edge of the Ceredigion coast. Walk up the Foel at Mwnt and enjoy sweeping views across Cardigan Bay or take the zig-zag path down to the beach and have a go jumping over the waves.

Family doing the fitness challenge at Stackpole, Pembrokeshire

Take on a family fitness challenge at Stackpole 

Have your trainers ready for an epic family fitness challenge and let the outdoors move you! Get stuck into our woodland orienteering course and pick up the pace with our weekly circuits session on the lawn.

Girl on the tractor trailer tour at Dinefwr

Meet the famous White Park cattle at Dinefwr 

The legendary White Park Cattle have grazed the Dinefwr landscape for a thousand years. Climb aboard the tractor trailer this summer and meet some of the characters of this iconic herd.

try your hand at some old fashioned housework in the Llanerchaeron service courtyard

Walk in the footsteps of servants at Llanerchaeron 

Could you be a butler or dairymaid? Pick up a Servants Trail wheel from the Visitor building and explore the estate as a family. Try your hand at the type of tasks servants at Llanerchaeron would have done on this busy working estate like polishing silver and sorting seeds.

View of Rhossili bay from cliffs

Tame the dragon at Worm’s Head, Rhossili 

The name 'Worm's Head' comes from the Nordic word 'Wurm' which means serpent or dragon. To tame the dragon you’ll need to walk to the Worm’s Head, only accessibly for two hours either side of low tide. Ask at the coast watch association for tide tables and advice; be careful, you don't want to get stuck on a dragon's head!

Duck racing at Colby Woodland Garden

Explore underwater worlds at Colby Woodland Garden 

Pick up a play kit and venture through the wildflower meadow to our streams and ponds. See what lies beneath with pond dipping in our underwater worlds and battle it out with duck racing.

Family look at the view from Paxton Tower over Carmarthenshire

Take in the 360 degree view from Paxton’s Tower 

Some say that on a clear day, you can see all 7 counties of Wales from Paxton’s Tower. Pack a picnic and head out on a family adventure to this hillside in the heart of Carmarthenshire.

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