Location, Location…

As you’ll no doubt know from other posts, our local beach, Fresh West, has hosted a couple of films. Pembrokeshire is a popular location for filming, and we’ve gathered a list of movies filmed at local locations: Barafundle Bounty adverts Third Star (2010) (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/title/tt1510906) Carew The Hollow Crown (2012) (http://www NULL.imdb NULL.com/title/tt2262456) Fishguard Read More …

Walking the dog…

Out at Warren Farm, we’re happy to welcome any well-behaved dogs. And by well-behaved, we mean the simple things, like being human- & other dog-friendly; keeping the barking, whimpering & begging to a minimum; and not heading for the hills at the merest hint of an open gate. At Warren Farm, Wales Our dog, Jack, Read More …

Beach review – Flimston

Flimston is often overlooked – literally, as it’s easily spotted from the cliff top – but not visited by many. You have to be quite an intrepid explorer to venture down to it. What it’s like One of our smaller beaches, it has golden sands liberally sprinkled with rocks. It’s one of the south-western-most beaches, Read More …

Russell rates relaxing at Fresh West

We’re not the only people that think Pembrokeshire is gorgeous. Here’s what the cast of Robin Hood thought of Freshwater West & beyond. Russell Crowe talks Not just Freshwater West Did you spot other similarly stunning Pembrokeshire sites? As well as Freshwater West, Tenby & Barafundle also seemed to take a starring role… More information Read More …

Beach review – Stackpole Quay

This tiny, and extremely sheltered, little cove was used as a private harbour for the former Stackpole House What it’s like Tiny, mostly rocky, cove, with an imposing Victorian stone quay. At low tide, you can walk across the beach to climb onto the Quay. At higher tides you’ll need to continue along the path Read More …

Beach review – Barafundle

Barafundle is one of the most spectacular beaches in Pembrokeshire. It used to only be known to locals. Now, with reviews in The Sunday Times and the like, it’s beauty is more widely known, meaning it can get busy in peak season. What it’s like An amazing medium sized beach of pale golden sand, backed Read More …

Beach review – Broadhaven South

Despite the name being somewhat of a misnomer (it’s not as wide as Broad Haven North but is quite a deep beach) Broadhaven South is a classic Pembrokeshire beach, with golden sands stretching far back towards Bosherston Lilyponds. What it’s like A beautiful pale gold sandy beach surrounded by National Trust land. A long series Read More …

Beach review – Manorbier

The village of Manorbier is blessed with three beaches: Precipe, Skrinkle and Manorbier. But its namesake beach is the most well-known, and historically, the best loved. As far back as the 1190’s, Gerald of Wales or Giraldus Cambrensis gave it a rave review. He described the village as “in all the broad lands of Wales, Read More …