Local Area

Planning a Pembrokeshire group holiday with extended family or a group of friends? Plas Pantyderi Manor is the perfect spot to stay with plenty of activities and superb scenery surrounding the Manor. With so many attractions to explore for all ages, from unspoilt beaches along the 186 mile Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, trekking the local bridleways, enjoying family days out at a waterpark or bird watching in the Preseli hills, you’ll be spoilt for choice! You’ll need to plan a return holiday visit to fit it all in!

On Your Doorstep

A five-minute drive from the Manor, you will find the quiet village of Boncath which has a small shop offering everyday essentials. The bustling local market town of Cardigan is approx 6 miles from the Manor, pick up supplies from, supermarkets, delicatessens, bakeries, boutique shops & galleries, a great place to hunt out some local produce or find a unique gift item to take home memories of your visit to the Cardigan coast.

Young girl feeding lamb at Pantyderi farm

On-Site Lambing Tours

Plas Pantyderi Manor is an ideal base to explore all that rural West Wales holiday has to offer. Enjoy the beautiful Preseli views from the family’s 1000 acre agricultural land and get up close to the Welsh farm animals on your own private guided lambing tour at Pantyderi farm. This seasonally-run activity gives children the opportunity to get close to the animals and can help the farm with feeding them too!

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Newport Sands Beach in Pembrokeshire


Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire have so many beaches to explore, within a short drive from Pantyderi are some of our favourites. Poppit Sands, Newport Beach, Aberbach, Pwllgwaelod, Tresaith, Penbryn, Llangrannog and Aberporth. Further south find the delights of Tenby, Barafundle, Broad Haven and Little Haven, there are so many small beaches, coves and cliffs to explore. Many beaches are dog-friendly all year and ideal for rock pooling and sandcastle building, a perfect fun family holiday in Wales or even a honeymoon break after celebrating your Wedding at the Manor.

Horse riding on the beach in Pembrokeshire

Outdoor Activities

Fantastic for a Pembrokeshire group activity holiday or a spot of social team-building, there’s plenty of places to explore as a team. Enjoy off-road cycling along nature trails of Llys-y-Frân reservoir, Welsh Wildlife Centre, Cilgerran and the surrounding Preseli hills. Catch some waves at a surfing lesson on Newgale beach or a coasteering session at Abereiddy. Walk and explore hundreds of footpaths from woodland trails in local Ffynonne woods to the 186 miles of the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path and the Frenni Fawr walk in the Preseli mountain range made up of 14 peaks. Fancy a canter on the hills? Local stables offer trekking and lessons: Crosswell Riding Stables, Dyfed Riding Centre and Havard Stables.

canoeing at a Pembrokeshire group holiday

Family Attractions

There really are so many local Welsh family attractions!
Folly Farm is a great fun packed full day – a zoo, vintage playground and indoor and outdoor adventure playgrounds. ‘Adventure Beyond, Cardigan Bay’s outdoor activity centre for Coasteering, Kayaking, Rock climbing.  The Blue Lagoon Water Park, an all year subtropical water park with flume rides and a lazy river. Other favourites include: Caws Cenarth CheeseDr Beynon’s Bug Farm, Hanger Five Trampoline Park, Oakwood Theme Park and Theatre Mwldan Cinema.

Skomer Puffins in Pembrokeshire


Take a Cardigan Bay boat trip – dolphin spotting with A Bay to Remember or further up the coast at Newquay. Visit Skomer Island with its abundance of Puffins from April to August. Go Seal pup spotting in September around the coves near Strumble Head lighthouse or bird watching the many birds of prey that inhabit the area. Take in the wild flora of the Pembrokeshire hedges with foxgloves, pink campion, snowdrops, and woodland carpets of bluebells and heathers.

The National Trust: Pembrokeshire care for up to 60 miles of Pembrokeshire’s stunning coastline. From Stackpole and Bosherston lily ponds, including award-winning sandy beaches, woodland trails and watersports to the rugged expanse of Strumble Head lighthouse to Cardigan bay, continuing to conserve the landscape for everyone to enjoy.

Pentre Ifan In Pembrokeshire

Castles & Historic Interest

Pentre Ifan in Brynberian is 20 minutes away and is Wales’ most iconic prehistoric site, a Neolithic burial chamber made from the same stones as the inner circle of Stonehenge. Another local find is Castell Henllys Iron Age Fort, visit the unusual 13th century castle at Picton or see the restored Cardigan Castle as featured on the BBC’s Restoration programme. Pembroke Castle is a must, to discover where the Tudor Dynasty was born, others to visit include; Mwnt Church, St Davids Cathedral, Carew Castle, Manorbier castle and St. Govans chapel.

A pizza at the Canteen Restaurant in Pembrokeshire

Places To Eat

West Wales is a foodie’s paradise, bursting with local restaurants, pubs and cafes many using locally grown delicious seasonal produce. We enjoy the Ffynnone Arms; Newchapel,  The Nags Head; Abercych, Pizza Tipi; Cardigan, The Golden Lion; Newport, The Canteen; Newport, Crwst; Cardigan, Llys Meddyg; Newport, The Grove; Narberth, The Plwmp Tart; Penbryn. There really is a rich larder of local produce for the chefs and restaurateurs in the area – you won’t go hungry!

A Wedding in Pembrokeshire

You can combine a wedding celebration at Plas Pantyderi Manor with a mini-break to explore the attractions of Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion. Take a look at our wedding packages to find out how you can make your happy day unique for you and your guests.