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Maps and guidebooks

Ordnance Survey maps of Pembrokeshire
Landranger series

These single-sided general use maps are scaled 1:50 000. 2 cm to 1 km, (1.25" to a mile).
Three maps cover the Pembrokeshire area:

  • Sheet 145 Cardigan and Mynydd Preseli (North eastern sector)
  • Sheet 157 St Davids and Haverfordwest (West, northwest and central)  
  • Sheet 158 Tenby and Pembroke (South east sector)

Cost: £8.99 each.
Postage: £1.80.

OS Explorer Map

Explorer series
Double sided maps scaled 1:25 000. 4cm to 1km, (2.5" to a mile).
These maps include land access information designated under the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2005. Two maps cover the Pembrokeshire area.

  • Sheet OL35 North Pembrokeshire
  • Sheet OL36 South Pembrokeshire

Cost: £8.99 each
Postage: £1.80.

Tuff Maps
Explore maps (as above) encapsulated within a plastic, shower proof, tear resistant covering.
Cost: £14.99 each
Postage: £3.80.

Pembrokeshire Coast Path by Brian John
One of the series of National Trail Guides - Aurum Press. 5 x 8.25" (130 x 210 mm) portrait.
As well as general information and advice for walkers, the 168 page paperback describes the entire route of the Coast Path through 12 sections from north to south, each is complemented with pictorial reference to 1:25 000 Ordnance Survey maps.  The book is illustrated throughout with colour photographs.
Cost: £14.99
Postage: £3.00.

The Pembrokeshire Coastal Path by Dennis and Jan Kelsall
Published by Cicerone, 4.75 x 7" (120 x 180 mm) portrait.
246 pages that divide the Pembrokeshire Coast Path into 15 sections (south to north).
Full colour maps and pictures illustrate the detailed text which covers the geology, history, topography, flora and fauna of the route.
Cost: £14.95
Postage: £3.80.

Enjoying the Pembrokeshire Coast Path by Roly Smith 
Published by Halsgrove 8" (204mm) square.
This practical visitor guide, published in partnership with the National Park Authority, provides everything you need for an enjoyable visit to Pembrokeshire. After a regional breakdown in geographical areas, it looks at the history, human and natural, and lists things to do and places to visit, ending with a useful gazetteer of towns and villages.
Cost: £3.00
Postage: £1.74.

Pentigily - Dilyn Llwybr Arfordir Sir Benfro by Hefin Wyn (Welsh language)
Published by Y Lolfa 5.8 x 8.4" (148 x 214mm) portrait.
Paperback of 352 pages. This volume leads you along the most famous section of coastal path in Wales revealing the history and characters of the area. It is a relaxing and slow-paced volume featuring the author's experiences and knowledge of the cultural history of the peninsula.
Cost: £14.95
​Postage: £2.50.

Postage rates for multiple items available on request.

For orders/enquiries by phone contact Oriel y Parc Gallery and Visitor Centre by calling (01437) 720 392, emailing

Please send cheques payable to Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority to:
Oriel y Parc Gallery and Visitor Centre 
St Davids
SA62 6NW.

There is a wider selection of books and literature in the Oriel y Parc shop. Please call if you have any other requirements.

The shop at Carew Castle and Tidal Mill also sells a wide selection of other books, plus the Carew Castle Guide Book and the OS map Sheet 158 Tenby and Pembroke (south east sector).

Prices correct as at March 2018.