Pembrokeshire is full of heritage
We’re lucky to have 3 fantastic castles within 10 miles of East Jordeston. All are worth visiting but if you’re short on time, we’d recommend Pembroke Castle above Manorbier & Carew.
We also have 2 wonderful gardens nearby, Colby & Picton. Colby is a National Trust propery so if you already have membership that’d be a great place to visit. Picton’s grounds are much bigger and you can also visit the stately home.
We’ve also included the National Botanic Garden of Wales on our list. It’s a long way from East Jordeston but if you’re traveling home via the M4, it’s well worth a visit.
Castles & Religious
Owned by Cistercian monks and open to tourists during the summer. On sunnier days you can enjoy the fantastic sandy beach of Priory Bay, which
A Norman castle owned by the Carew Family, maintaining various architectural styles through centuries of modifications.
Located in the village of Manorbier, this Norman castle is well worth a visit. It was used as a filming location for the BBC’s Chronicles
The most impressive castle in Pembrokeshire! Situated in the town of Pembroke, this castle is the birthplace of Henry VII.
Located on the site of a 6th century monastery built by St David, the patron saint of Wales, this stunning cathedral is perhaps the most
Gardens & Country Houses
Sitting at the edge of Pembrokeshire’s coal seam near the seaside settlement of Amroth, Colby’s picturesque gardens are owned by The National Trust
We love this place, especially the butterfly house and the Mediterranean dome. A great place to stop on your way home.
Pembrokeshire’s finest stately home, surrounded by 40 acres of woodland gardens and grounds.