Pembrokeshire is finally reopening from an extended slumber due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Whilst the county is primarily rural, the local economy is heavily reliant on tourism so there’s a huge sense of relief among local businesses that they’ll finally be able to earn some money (us included).
Having seen some of the scenes of packed beaches in England, there’s inevitably a sense of worry amongst local residents that we’ll see similar scenes here. We hope this won’t happen and that the vast majority of visitors will adhere to social distancing guidelines and respect the local residents and the pristine Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.
That said, we hope all of our guests will be able to enjoy a relaxing holiday with safety in mind. Having been limited to traveling no more than 5 miles from home, we can’t wait to explore Pembrokeshire again either!
Please refer to the following links for current guidelines for opening the tourist industry in Wales: Wales Tourism Alliance | UK Government Tourism & Hospitality Guidance
Most local attractions are limiting the number of visitors so pre-booking is essential. To avoid disappointment, we’d recommend booking before you arrive for your holiday! Below are a few popular places:
Folly Farm – Information for pre-booking tickets (pre-booked entry only)
Manor House – Ticket booking (pre-booked entry only)
Heatherton – Visitor information (credit pass pre-booking required)
Oakwood Theme Park – Limited info here
Caldey Island – The monastic island is closed to the public for the season but the boats will continue offering trips around the island. Please visit Tenby Harbour for more information.
Manorbier Castle – Open from 6th July
Pembroke Castle – Closed until further notice
Carew Castle – Closed until further notice
Most car parks are open.
Most restaurants with outdoor seating will be re-opening on 13th July, usually with pre-booking. Many offer pre-booked takeaways too. Below is a selection of our favourite places currently offering take-aways:
The Boathouse (Saundersfoot) – Pub/Restaurant
The Brewery Inn (Cosheston) – Pub/Restaurant
The Stone Crab (Saundersfoot) – Seafood
Florentino’s (Tenby) – Italian
Top Joe’s (Tenby) – Italian
Bubbleton (Lydstep) – Farm Shop & Cafe
We Love Curry (delivery) – World (Friday & Saturday only – pre-booked during week)
Dragon Palace (Pentlepoir) – Chinese
We’d recommend visiting beaches during low tide when there’s more space.
We’re sure you know this by now but please wash your hands regularly and use hand sanitiser when out and about 🙂
If you develop symptoms of COVID-19 during your stay you must inform us immediately. If you are well enough to travel you should return home and self-isolate in accordance with current Government guidance.