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  • anniebea
    Cheshire181 contributions
    Great time spent in Picton Castle - loads to do , we really only scratched the surface. Lovely gardens and areas to walk, lots of places to sit and relax.
    Very good snack bar near the stables area, good value . Is part of the gardeners world two for one offer, but even without that its very reasonably priced as are most things in Pembrokeshire. Would definitely recommend is you are in the areas.
    Written 25 June 2022
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  • Louise G
    3 contributions
    Thank you once again to Claire and Mike, just spent another 2 amazing weeks here, the weather has been great which is always a bonus, but what makes our stay so special is the people.. the staff are just exceptional and such a credit to this beautiful campsite.. the people who stay here are also the friendliest we have met.. amenities are spotless, best place we stay at, thank you from Queenie x x
    Written 24 June 2022
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  • IanC54
    Axbridge, UK127 contributions
    Traversed the Hills west to east from the carpark at the pass to the lay-by near Crymych. Strolled across the hills that sourced the stones for Stonehenge, essentially along the ridge line with a few rolling up and downs along the way. Quiet and not particularly busy the route passes a number of rocky strewn tops along a well walked pathway which for the main is dry under foot. Great views to the north and south across Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire to the north. An interesting and quirky hill range scattered with lots of pre history for those who are curious. Rideable on a Mountain Bike. Might be somewhat more challenging on foot or bike in South Westerly storms mind!
    Written 29 April 2022
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  • Lis L
    Taupo District, New Zealand103 contributions
    Such a pretty village! Venture on to the coastal path to get amazing coastal view. Walk out to The Point for views across to Broad Haven.
    Written 29 March 2022
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  • Mobile06357468488
    6 contributions
    Quirky and obviously small, but worth the visit, although it took a bit of finding in a car. We ended up parking a few streets away and walking back. Don't do this if you can't cope with hills! The position of course has a good view of the town.
    Written 5 March 2020
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  • JJD22
    Stockton-on-Tees, UK17 contributions
    lovely little shop so friendly , it is a small charity shop with the spirfire atthe back which they are restoring, worth a visit
    Written 22 September 2019
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  • Lydia N
    7 contributions
    We came here on the one really rainy day of our travels, and it was fully booked. However we were given the options of taking home pottery, paints and tools of our choice to do it at home. We did this and spent an enjoyable afternoon decorating. We gave back the pieces for firing and the final outcomes are so cute! The staff are so friendly and it's great that they have the option to do it remotely.
    Written 8 August 2021
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  • Bubbles73uk
    Weedon Bec, UK787 contributions
    Pembrokeshire's ancient county town is dominated by the ruins of its imposing castle, so why are there no information boards to tell visitors about the history?
    The castle is from the 12th century, and is set atop an isolated ridge in the middle of the town, so is a great position from which to view the town.
    I made a short visit and left with no knowledge other than that over the years it has been used as a jail, a police station and council offices, and today it's home to the Haverfordwest Town Museum, which is closed due to covid.
    The whole site is neglected and unloved with dog poo and litter everywhere.
    Disappointing.
    Written 26 September 2021
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  • Lesley
    Swanley, UK108 contributions
    Took my grandchildren twice in the week when the weather wasn’t brilliant for the beaches or other outdoor attractions locally. We have been for a few years running when on holiday in Pembrokeshire. This year we had the usual wait for the pools, around 40 minutes. I know this would be too long for some but at my home pool it gets packed with little attempt at crowd control, so I welcome this at Haverfordwest LC. The changing rooms seem warm, although one area of lockers was in darkness. The rubber wrist bands also felt sticky and perished rubber. Generally I thought the pools were clean, although when I swam under it was quite murky, not clear at all, and quite heavily chlorinated. My mum was upstairs and said her eyes were stinging. The only thing I find confusing is getting bands for the children’s pool or all the pools, the pricing system is a bit odd. All in all though, if you have time to wait for entry, then it’s good for the kiddies and a rainy day activity.
    Written 18 August 2019
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  • Mydoggyhenry
    Cheshire, UK28 contributions
    As a wildlife and bird lover, I'm very conflicted about wanting to see beautiful birds and the knowledge that they live in aviaries with little space. On a recent visit to Pembrokeshire we decided to visit Picton Castle but in all honesty was far more interested in the flying bird shows. Again, performing animals? I'm not sure I can condone.

    Anyway, my honest view is the animals looked sad in their enclosures, some solitary, some not. The bird flying shows were another level. The handler, Jim Wale, is outstanding in his dry humour and clear true love of the animals he cares for. He brought the whole experience to life for me and I saw a different aspect of captive animals. The fish Eagle went missing during our show, which showed that these animals have the ability to roam free should they wish. I believe there are trackers on the birds so I'm confident it was eventually reunited with its home. That said this freedom is only permitted for hand reared birds and my guess is that some are not and live their whole lives caged.

    I'm very conflicted about animals bred and kept in captivity but if I end up being reincarnated as one I would definitely want Jim as my handler.
    Written 9 June 2022
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  • Kathryn B
    Swansea, UK189 contributions
    We visited this alongside Llawhaden Castle, which is just 9 minutes drive away, meaning you could combine the two in one day's trip. While there is little left of this castle besides small remains of the stone keep and earthworks, it is a unique survivor, being one of the best preserved motte-and-bailey castles in Wales. It also has a turbulent history, being the site of a few battles to take the castle. Parking is available on the other side of the road in the form of the church's car park, however no other facilities are provided here. It should also be noted that there are a number of stairs that you will need to climb to reach the keep on top of the motte, so as a result the site is not suitable for wheelchairs. Overall a small but nice castle to see while in the area.
    Written 24 April 2021
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  • PBC
    Haverfordwest, UK2 contributions
    Fab place, very welcoming staff. Got to lovely artwork and to see the users of this place was very inspiring.
    Thank you to the Founder and all those in The VC Gallery for an unforgettable day.
    Written 8 July 2020
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  • Vyvyan G
    35 contributions
    Paul was an excellent teacher who helped us on our first experience of the potters wheel. Friendly, relaxed and only too keen to assist us in crafting our pots. If you can't stay he can post them to you. Lovely shop on site too, which sells lots of gifts, highly recommended. Will definitely be back!
    Written 18 April 2022
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  • Ann B
    9 contributions
    I visited here with my husband, who has limited mobility and uses a mobility scooter. It was helpful that there is blue badge parking in the upper section near the main house, which gives access to the lovely walled garden and the cafe. The cafe staff were extremely helpful and opened up early to serve us coffee and cake. We then visited the lower section and it was again helpful that there was blue badge parking there, giving access to the farm shop, the railway garden, the visitor centre and the woodland walks, all of which my husband could access on his scooter. It was a glorious sunny day and we greatly enjoyed being able to wander around at our own pace. Being inland, there was not the wind that you get along the coast, which made a pleasant change for us, since we live close to Fishguard Harbour. We returned to the cafe for lunch and were impressed that there was a very reasonable selection of hot and cold light lunches. We don't have young children but were impressed with the size and variety of the play area. I also enjoyed trying out the musical play! All in all, a most enjoyable visit.
    Written 28 May 2022
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  • Steve P
    Haverfordwest, UK24 contributions
    Stretching along the riverside. The market held on most Friday’s is a small affair. Around 15-20 stalls, less in winter & in bad weather. Not much else, an occasional fairground ride & balloon artist perhaps.
    The rest of the arcade is the normal mix of typical highstreet names. If you’re in Haverfordwest on a Friday it’s an opportunity to get some slightly different fare. Local fresh & at the slightly elevated prices you might expect.
    Written 24 June 2018
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