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.

Coast Path

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.

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park
Celtic Quest Coasteering Pembrokeshire Abereiddy Blue Lagoon Wales

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.

Kayak King Fishguard Pembrokeshire
Board Games Surfing & Stand Up Paddle Boarding

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.

Lower Town

The harbour here is home to a few dedicated and experienced fishermen. Crab and lobster among other delights can be purchased extremely fresh from them. Why not stop by for a walk along the quay wall 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 the rowing club, sailors and local charity groups for events.

Cafe on the Quay Lowertown Fishguard Pembrokeshire
Evening Drinks

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.

Cafe on the Quay Lowertown Fishguard Pembrokeshire

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.