About Pembrokeshire

Nolton Haven

Nolton Haven is a smaller beach around 2.5 miles from the cottages. Much less commercial beach with rather limited parking, but more accessible than Newgale […]

Solva and St Davids

A trip to Solva and St Davids makes for a great morning out – charming and picturesque

Newgale through the seasons

Newgale is a spectacular beach – and not just in the Summer. Here’s some pictures of what it can look like in Winter and

Broad Haven Beach Pembrokeshire - just 5 miles from Rochgate Cottages

Druidstone and Broad Haven

Druidstone is another spectacular beach, just 3.5 miles from the cottages which is still very quiet and unspoiled. Access to the beach is tricky, however, […]

When it rains

Sometimes, of course, its best to just brave the elements. The weather in Pembrokeshire can change very quickly

Walking in North Pembrokeshire

Walking in Pembrokeshire

In total the Pembrokeshire Coast Path stretches nearly 200 miles and is now part of an all Wales coastal path. The easiest way to access […]

Melyn Ty Gwynt Blanket - Made in Pembrokeshire


St Davids, Narbeth and Newport are particular centres for small art galleries and craft shops. Locally the Solva woollen

Waves on a Pembrokeshire Beach

Textures of Pembrokeshire

Pembrokeshire is a county of contrasts – the geology makes for a stunning coastline, whilst the very changeable weather brings both snow and sunshine

Whitesands Bay, Pembrokeshire - one of the best family beaches in Pembrokeshire

Whitesands and Abereiddy

Whitesands is one of our favourite beaches – good for families with car parking and a cafe right next to the beach

Other places to visit

Abereiddi a spectacular coastal lagoon and Picton Castle with its charming gardens are both worth including in your plans

Visiting the Islands

The three main islands around Pembrokeshire, Skomer, Skokholm and Ramsey, have bird colonies of international importance. At the right time of year Puffins, Guillemots and […]


The castles of Pembrokeshire were built by the Normans to secure the route to Ireland. As a result of their influence Pembrokeshire is sometimes known […]

Local Attractions

Folly Farm is a good day out, with a wide range of farm and zoo animals to look at and pet