"Pembrokeshire Coast National Park" Pembrokeshire Coast National Park by Rachael71

The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is one of the most beautiful and dramatic stretches of coastline in the UK. Hundreds of walkers come to the park each year to walk the 186 mile coastal path, while many more tourists come to visit its pretty villages and unspoiled beaches. The area is a haven for birdwatchers too. It is home to the rare chough, which , in the UK, can only be found in Pembrokeshire and Cornwall - look out for a black bird with a bright red beak. You will also see puffins and, if you are lucky, porpoises and seals basking in the sea. History lovers will not be disappointed either, with places of interest ranging from iron age settlements to the beautiful St David's Cathedral. The stones that built Stonehenge came from the Preseli Hills in Pembrokeshire. St Elvis came from that area too - St Elvis of Preseli, it has a certain ring to it, don't you think? (I swear I'm not making this up!)

  • Last visit to Pembrokeshire Coast National Park: Aug 2001
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Folbi's Profile Photo
    Mar 31, 2005 at 11:13 PM

    At last I found someone who saw them ... I mean the puffins !! I'm planning a trip to skomer this summer and if i don't get to see them i'll be giving up !!

  • Mar 13, 2005 at 2:31 PM

    Hmm, Pembrokshire looks like a very interesting place to go!

  • nickandchris's Profile Photo
    Feb 25, 2005 at 8:20 AM

    Can't beat freshly caught mackerel cooked over a camp fire. We sometimes catch too many (in Scotland) and have to find people to give them to. It's a very addictive sport, mackerel fishing!!!!

  • sue_stone's Profile Photo
    Sep 22, 2004 at 10:55 PM

    Beautiful photos and interesting tips - great page! : ))


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