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Pembrokeshire

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Pembrokeshire (Welsh: Sir Benfro) is the westernmost county in South Wales bording Carmarthenshire to the east and Ceredigion to the northeast.

Cities, towns and villages[edit]

Map of Pembrokeshire
Map of Pembrokeshire

Cities[edit]

  • 1 St Davids (Welsh: Tyddewi) – the UK's smallest city.

Towns[edit]

  • 2 Fishguard (Welsh: Abergwaun) – ferry boat to Rosslare in Ireland
  • 3 Haverfordwest (Welsh: Hwlffordd) – historic market town, often missed by visitors in the dash for the coast.
  • 4 Milford Haven (Welsh: Aberdaugleddau)
  • 5 Narberth (Welsh: Arberth)
  • 6 Newport – (Welsh: Trefdraeth or Tudraeth)
  • 7 Pembroke (Welsh: Penfro)
  • 8 Tenby (Welsh: Dinbych-y-pysgod) – medieval walled town and elegant seaside resort.

Villages[edit]

Other destinations[edit]

  • 1 Pembrokeshire Coast National Park (Welsh: Parc Cenedlaethol Arfordir Penfro) – Britain's only coastal national park, including islands such as 2 Skomer and 3 Ramsey Island.

Understand[edit]

Get in[edit]

By boat[edit]

Ferries from Pembroke Dock and Fishguard connect the area with Rosslare in Ireland.

By train[edit]

The main line from Cardiff and Swansea passes through Carmarthen on the way to Haverfordwest and Fishguard.

By bus[edit]

Public transport to Pembroke also includes both local and national bus lines.

By plane[edit]

Cardiff Airport (CWL IATA) is the closest major airport and offers both scheduled domestic and international flights to Europe, Africa and North America.

Get around[edit]

There is a bus service linking Haverfordwest, St Davids and Fishguard, but most travellers will drive, cycle or walk.

A comprehensive network of local bus services run throughout Pembrokeshire as well as to adjoining counties including Coastal buses that travel in and around the area.

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This region travel guide to Pembrokeshire is a usable article. It gives a good overview of the region, its sights, and how to get in, as well as links to the main destinations, whose articles are similarly well developed. An adventurous person could use this article, but please feel free to improve it by editing the page.