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Enjoy a feast of Easter fun in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

If you’re searching for somewhere new to explore or want to find fun for all the family this Easter holiday, the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park promises to offer up a wide range of days out during the Year of Discovery.

Carew Castle and Tidal Mill, Castell Henllys Iron Age Village and Oriel y Parc Gallery and Visitor Centre all have Easter-themed fun in store, while there are also a range of other experiences to enjoy out in the National Park’s landscape.

Experience the Iron Age at Castell Henllys Iron Age Village.
Experience the Iron Age at Castell Henllys Iron Age Village.

Castell Henllys Iron Age Village will be giving you an opportunity to Experience the Iron Age on 12, 13, 25 and 27 April, offering a chance to see what life was like 2,000 years ago. There is a small charge for activities plus normal admission.

The Easter Fun Days on 19, 20 and 21 April will provide you with a chance to discover a new skill or follow the Easter Trail. There is a small charge for activities plus normal admission.

For full details including all events, entry prices and opening times visit www.castellhenllys.com or call 01239 891319.

Follow the Easter Bunny Trail at Carew Castle and Tidal Mill.
Follow the Easter Bunny Trail at Carew Castle and Tidal Mill.

At Carew Castle and Tidal Mill, you will be able to join the Easter Bunny Trail from 13-28 April, which will see you hop around the Castle in search of clues. Find them all to claim your yummy Easter prize. £1 per child plus normal admission.

For those who want to try something new, Have-a-Go: Coracles on 21, 22 and 23 April will give you an opportunity to try out the traditional one person boat on the Carew Millpond, following expert tuition. Normal admission plus £5 for a 15 minute session or £10 for a 30 minute session. Booking advisable.

For full details including all events, entry prices and opening times visit www.carewcastle.com or call 01646 651782.

Create your own masterpiece at Oriel y Parc Gallery and Visitor Centre.
Create your own masterpiece at Oriel y Parc Gallery and Visitor Centre.

At Oriel y Parc Gallery and Visitor Centre, you can take on the Easter Treasure Hunt from 13 to 21 April with a challenge to find the clues left around the Centre and grounds in order to reveal a secret answer to win a prize. £2 per sheet.

The Discover Art workshop on 23 April will see children encouraged to get creative and produce a masterpiece to take home with them, having explored the gallery to find inspiration. £3 per child.

For full details including all events, prices and opening times visit www.orielyparc.co.uk or call 01437 720392.

Highlights out and about in the National Park landscape include a chance to Discover Reptiles with a walk around St Anne’s Head on 17 April. You’ll join a National Park Ranger and a reptile expert to search for native species and help with the effort to monitor threatened wildlife. Children £4, adults and seniors £6.

For those with an interest in geology and history, the Reading the Landscape: A Journey Through Time guided walk around St David’s Head on 24 April will uncover a wealth of historic and natural features. The five-mile route will pass by evidence of life in the Neolithic, Iron Age and Medieval eras and costs £4 per person.

To book your place on these events, please call 01437 720392.      

To see details for all the activities and events run by the National Park Authority visit www.pembrokeshirecoast.wales/events or alternatively pick up a copy of Coast to Coast.

Published 12 April 2019


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