Fishguard is a great place to begin exploring the county of Pembrokeshire from in all directions. Head North towards Newport, East along the Gwaun Valley, South to Tenby and Westward to St. Davids.
At Glasfryn Escapes we are mere minutes from the exquisite Pembrokeshire Coast National Park for you to enjoy. It can be sampled by walking any of it’s 186 miles, encompassing sheer cliffs, secluded bays and amazing beaches. The coast path can be picked up in either direction. From Lower Fishguard heading North around Dinas Head passing Pwllgwaelod. Alternatively making your way South/Westely from Harbour Village above Goodwick towards Strumble Head lighthouse.
We think that some of the best ways to experience the National Park is to be ‘IN’ it and ‘ON’ it! Celtic Quest Coasteering offer award winning coasteering from the unique Abereiddi beach (only 12 miles from Fishguard). Celtic Quest offer an unrivalled coastal exploration experience for guests of all and any ability exploring rocks, caves, waves and jumps. They also give the opportunity for you to sample the Blue Lagoon (Llyn Glas). The Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series have previously held diving competitions here.
At the old quay down in Lower Town Fishguard, the Kayak-King can show you the secret bays and caves along the coast from sea level. Your trip will surround you with scenes you can only get from a kayak, all with the safety of a highly experienced team of friendly guides. You may even come up close and personal with some Pembrokeshire wildlife like spider crabs, seals and a plethora of sea birds.
Board Games Surfing, it’s in the name! Libby can put together fantastically fun sessions for you on boards. This could be learning the basics of surfing. You could be stand up and catch your first waves at Newgale in no time. Or getting to your feet (or knees) on a Stand Up Paddle board (SUP) to search the tranquil sights and sounds of Fishguard Bay.
The harbour here is home to The Cafe on the Quay that serves super fresh crab and lobster to enjoy for lunch. Why not stop by straight after your kayaking or SUPing escapades around Fishguard Bay. From the end of the harbour you can sit and relax while taking in the life of the harbour. The quay is still used by local fishermen, the rowing club, sailors and for family crabbing competitions.
If you want to have relaxing evening, head to the lovely Bar5 in Fishguard. This modern bar serves locally brewed beers, refreshing cocktails and fantastic food though the summer. They also have a fantastic heated balcony for you to enjoy the sun setting over looking Fishguard Bay.
Fish & Chips
Fish and chips are a must have for any seaside holiday. Hooked at 31 in Fishguard serves up some of the best fish and chips in the area. With plenty of selection everyone is sure to be happy. They also have a selection of homemade ice-creams available.
Celtic Crust have a ‘log’ cabin that they take around Pembrokeshire during the Summer. They cook up wood-fired pizza, which is all vegan (and no less tasty!). Celtic Crust offer takeaway pizzas in the evening at several different locations. Be sure to follow them to get your pizza fix.
The towns of Fishguard and Goodwick have some gems worth seeking. So if there is anything specific you would like to; know, see, do or experience while on your holiday please get in touch. With local knowledge we can point you in the right direction. We can help provide information and help organise your trip, so you can make the most out of your stay with us.