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PembrokeUnited Kingdom

Don’t let the fact that Pembroke itself is little more than a single street put you off. This is no ordinary street, and this is no ordinary town.

Hotels and More in PembrokeAlong this street you will find plenty of accommodation options to choose from and a wide range of inviting cafés, bistros, restaurants and inns to spend extremely enjoyable evenings in.

Beautiful Beaches and MoreThis is far from a dead-end street: it offers you access to the delightfully unspoilt beaches of West Wales, the pleasures of walking along the coastal path and easy access to the ferries that can take you across the waters to Ireland from Pembroke Dock.

Pembroke CastleAnd, of course, there is the not insignificant attraction of the magisterial castle whose stone walls are steeped in history and rise imperiously from that single street itself.

The incongruity of a medieval castle rising from a row of pastel-coloured Regency houses is enough to make Pembroke a must-visit location. Wherever you stay here a castle view is pretty much guaranteed, and this is not just any old castle.

Pembroke Castle is both spectacular and forbidding: its facade is both inviting and imposing in equal measures. It’s a great place for kids to explore, with atmospheric dungeons and regular displays of falconry and historical re-enactments. Yet, the history that these stone walls have seen makes it ideal for adults too and guided tours can fill in the details of the first Tudor King, Henry VII, who was born here, and of Cromwell’s daring siege during the English Civil War.

Pembroke AntiquesIf Pembroke has inspired you there are also Manorbier and Carew Castles nearby too, or, for historical curiosities of a different kind, the Pembroke Antiques Centre is situated in an old neoclassical Methodist chapel whose interior groans under the weight of antiques that would make a quirky gift or souvenir of your visit.

Activities Near PembrokeJust a short drive from Pembroke the splendidly isolated and romantic beaches in the southern half of Pembrokeshire are there for the exploring, whether you opt to laze on the sands, walk the coastal paths or splash out on some kayaking or canoeing in the waters.

Wildlife and Fishing Near PembrokeWildlife lovers will be thrilled by the picturesque Haven Waterway that sits on the edge of Pembrokeshire National Park and fishing enthusiasts can find tranquil spots to cast their lines throughout the county.

Getting to Ireland from PembrokeWith a daily ferry service running across to Rosslare in the southeast of Ireland there’s no reason you couldn’t opt for a twin-centre holiday and enjoy the castle of Pembroke and the craic of the Emerald Isle.

Visit PembrokeOne of the only things that may not be freely accessible from Pembroke, though, is broadband. The town has been named as having one of Britain’s worst broadband connections.

But don’t let that hold you back. For a start the Superfast Cymru programme is addressing the issue, and you’ll have so much else to do you can forget about your laptop or tablet for a few days.

Top hotels in Pembroke

Freshwater Bay Hol Vge 256
Freshwater Bay Hol Vge 256
3 out of 5
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Situated near the beach, this holiday home is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Freshwater East Beach and within 3 miles (5 km) of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and Lamphey ...

4/5Very Good! (1 review)

"it was an amazing little holiday home and perfect for me and my lady to get out of the house and get away. very secluded and very close to the beach. it is part of a holiday village with lots of plots so can imagine being very busy during the summer"…"

Reviewed on 8 Dec 2020

Freshwater Bay Hol Vge 256
Best Western Lamphey Court Hotel & Spa
Best Western Lamphey Court Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
Lamphey, Tenby, Pembroke, Wales
The price is £107 per night from 21 Feb to 22 Feb

Situated in Pembroke, this spa hotel is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Freshwater East Beach and 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Pembroke Castle. Lamphey Station is 9 minutes by ...

3.8/5Good! (175 reviews)

"the water pressure in our room was low so we only had a tricle, but the pool was excellent and food very good hotel in a lovely position and good location for exploring the pembrokeshire coast"…"

Reviewed on 21 Nov 2020

Best Western Lamphey Court Hotel & Spa
East Trewent Farm Bed and Breakfast
East Trewent Farm Bed and Breakfast
4 out of 5
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Situated by the sea, this bed & breakfast is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Freshwater East Beach and within 3 miles (5 km) of Barafundle Bay and Pembrokeshire Coast National ...

East Trewent Farm Bed and Breakfast
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top Holiday Rentals in Pembroke

Freshwater Bay Hol Vge 256
Freshwater Bay Hol Vge 256
3 out of 5

Situated near the beach, this holiday home is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Freshwater East Beach and within 3 miles (5 km) of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and Lamphey ...

4/5Very Good! (1 review)

"it was an amazing little holiday home and perfect for me and my lady to get out of the house and get away. very secluded and very close to the beach. it is part of a holiday village with lots of plots so can imagine being very busy during the summer"…"

Reviewed on 8 Dec 2020

Freshwater Bay Hol Vge 256
Freshwater Bay Holiday Cottages
Freshwater Bay Holiday Cottages
3 out of 5

Nestled on the beach, this Pembroke apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Freshwater East Beach, Barafundle Bay and Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)
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"A perfect little home away from home for me and my toddler. We loved it. It had absolutely everything we needed from microwave to stair gate! Comms was straight forward and clear and arrival and departure couldn't have been simpler. Will be staying again for sure"…"

Reviewed on 1 Oct 2020

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Devon Court 20
Devon Court 20
3 out of 5

Situated near the beach, this apartment building is within 3 miles (5 km) of Pembroke Castle, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and Lamphey Bishop's Palace. ...

Devon Court 20
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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