Mmmmm, that is the question on a lot of people’s lips; but then again heatwaves are talked about a lot down here.  We get some sunny weather and it sets everyone off – me included.  I suppose it’s because most of us love sunshine; the animals love sunshine; the plants and gardens love a bit of sun; everything grows and everyone is in a good mood.  Actually there is nothing and nowhere quite like Pembrokeshire when the sun is shining.  That’s not to say Pembrokeshire isn’t magical in rain or wind or snow – it’s just different.  Anyhow I am going to let you know just some of the things that you can do, eat, experience, stay in enjoy in our beautiful county this Easter whether the sun is shining or not.  There are too many towns and villages to detail here so I am going to concentrate on the Tenby, Saundersfoot and Narberth area

First up is Caldey Island.  After all it is Easter and it’s not just about chocolate is it.  Caldey Island has a mystical, ethereal quality that fills the soul and leaves a calm peace in its place when you leave the Island.  A trip over to the island on one of the ferry boats is a must this Easter.  I thoroughly recommend it for reconnecting with nature and slowing down the pace of life, albeit for a short while.

I remember Easter as a child vividly.  I, and my siblings, would come down to breakfast (unusually early for us on this one day of the year!) and there would be laid out masses of Easter eggs around each of our place settings.  We had a beautiful view of Saundersfoot beach from the bay windows and it was heaven to gaze out and watch the early morning comings and goings of the boats in the harbour if the tide was in.  A stroll along Saundersfoot Harbour at any time of the day is very pleasing but is more enjoyable when the tide is in.  Check the tide tables and perhaps plan a stroll before your evening meal in one of the restaurants in the village.  The Cookaba is a great place to eat with very friendly, helpful staff and a relaxing atmosphere.  There are lots of other places to eat including The Mermaid restaurant with a magnificent view over the bay and The Mulberry Restaurant which has delicious food.

There are loads of places to stay in Pembrokeshire and your first port of call may be FMB Holidays to find that perfect accommodation for your tastes.  With plenty of dog friendly accommodation your ‘best friend’ can come down here with you and the family.  It’s good to keep the family all together and this includes pets if you have them.  Obviously I’m talking about dogs as it would be quite challenging to organise transport of cats, horses, lizards etc!

Beaches, of which there are many, are a great way to get some exercise, unwind and generally relax, whether is is a gentle stroll, jog, game of footie or cricket or an expedition over the rocks to find some rock pools.  Or you could just lie back on your beach towell and soak up the rays.

For those of you who want to trek inland a bit there is Narberth which is described as ‘cosmopolitan’ in Pembrokeshire terms where there are lots of lovely shops, tea rooms and boutiques.

Some other places to visit are:-  Tenby Museum, St Catherine’s Island, Carew Castle, Carew Karting, Battlefield Live Pembrokeshire, Folly Farm, Heatherton, Manor House Wildlife Park

Sorry I have not covered more places but you could be here all day reading the list lol.

If you come to Pembrokeshire this Easter you will be assured of a warm welcome 🙂