The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority’s three visitor attractions are all hosting exciting events this bank holiday weekend, promising family fun for all wherever you are in the county.
Carew Castle and Tidal Mill, Castell Henllys Iron Age Village and Oriel y Parc Gallery and Visitor Centre, National Park sites, have all organised special events to ensure there will plenty to entertain everyone this May Day bank holiday.
Carew Castle and Tidal Mill will be offering an opportunity to explore the fascinating grounds while you admire some of the finest classic and vintage vehicles with Classic Cars at the Castle form 10am-4pm on Monday 1 May. The Castle will be open from 10am-5pm with musical entertainment provided from local woodwind band Castle Brass.
There will also be fun activities for children including the Legends of Carew treasure hunt and art and crafts sessions.
Car show included in normal admission. Small fee for other activities. Please note the show may not go ahead in wet weather. For more information call 01646 651 782 or visit www.carewcastle.com.
Oriel y Parc Gallery and Visitor Centre in St Davids will be celebrating the changing of the seasons with a Spring Fayre from 10am-4pm on Sunday 30 April.
There will be a variety of stalls from local producers ranging from food and drink to gardening and gifts in the courtyard with free
sunflower seed planting and pot decorating activities for children.
There will also be an opportunity to visit the range of free exhibitions at Oriel y Parc, including the Enchanted Landscapes: Pembrokeshire in Myth and Legend display in the main gallery.
Entry to the Spring Fayre, Visitor Centre and Gallery is free. For more details call 01437 720392 or visit www.orielyparc.co.uk.
Visitors to Castell Henllys Iron Age Village will be able to learn more about living in harmony with the landscape with a special Living with the Landscape event on Sunday 30 April from 11am-8pm.
You will be able to explore foraging for food, herbs and remedies, ancient crafts and beliefs with a variety of stalls. Visitors will also be invited to celebrate Beltane and the beginning of summer through storytelling, dancing around the maypole, headdress making, face painting and music and end the day by watching the wicker man burn. There will also be a barbecue from 5pm.
Then on Monday 1 May there’s a chance to join the Legends Quest from 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm. Be taken on a journey back in time through the woods, meeting mysterious characters along the way, exploring tales from the Mabinogion and carrying out activities.
Normal entry fees apply. Extra charges may apply to additional activities. Ring 01239 891319 for details or visit www.castellhenllys.com.
If you’re looking to get out and enjoy some of the National Park’s landscape, there are more than 200 walking routes online to help you explore somewhere new, with routes tailored for people of all abilities. Visit www.pembrokeshirecoast.wales/walking for more information, including details of how you can find the Pembrokeshire Coast Path National Trail on Google Street View.
For more information on activities and events organised by the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority visit www.pembrokeshirecoast.wales/events.