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Science in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

In this section you can explore and learn about the variety of habitats and wildlife to be found in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

The landscape within the National Park is a colourful patchwork of habitats ranging from coastal, heathland, woodland, and marshland to name but a few. Each habitat is home to many species of birds, animals, plants and invertebrates. Some rarer species find the conditions in Pembrokeshire ideal for their survival, and the National Park is a stronghold for the chough, several species of bat, and many marine birds and mammals including dolphins and sharks.


​An Atlantic grey seal and her pup on the Pembrokeshire Coast.

These pages, and the activities available to schools, have been designed to meet the needs of the school curriculum. Whether you’re a teacher, student, or just simply curious, there is something here for you too, including:


  • An exploration of the different inland and coastal habitats found within the National Park
  • A focus on the special wildlife of the area, including information about the Atlantic grey seals, skylark, wild ponies and dolphins not forgetting the visiting wildlife like whales and sharks
  • Also learn about the crucial protection and conservation of both wildlife and the habitats on which they depend.