Home to a Coast National Park, Pembrokeshire has the only coastal national park of its kind in the United Kingdom being one of only three national parks in Wales. Its beaches have been awarded many awards over the years. Most notably, nearly fifty Green Coast Awards, over 40 Blue Flag Awards and over 100 Seaside Awards. It currently has 39 beaches, which have been recommended by the Marine Conservation Society.
Bordered by the sea on three sides it is a maritime county, bordered by Ceredigion to the north east and by Carmarthenshire to the east. Whilst agriculture is still important, the local economy relies heavily on tourism.
The coastline which comprises numerous bays and sandy beaches , also contains internationally important seabird breeding sites. The county containing predominantly a coastal park, the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, also includes the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, which is a 185 mile walking trail.
There are large bays at Fishguard Bay, Newport Bay, a portion of Carmarthen Bay and also at St Bride's Bay. Cut deeply into the coastline is a large estuary and natural harbour at Milford Haven.
Pembroke Motor Museum Oakwood Theme Park, Folly Farm,
The Crystal Maze Manor House Wildlife Park, Torch Theatre,
Tenby, Narberth, Blue Lagoon waterpark and Heatherton.
There are ten castles to discover while on holiday in Pembrokeshire, these being:
Amroth Castle, Carew Castle, Cresswell Castle,
Haverfordwest Castle, Llawhaden Castle, Manorbier Castle,
Pembroke Castle, Picton Castle, Wiston Castle and Narberth Castle.
There are numerous award winning beaches including: Whitesands Bay, Newgale, North Beach Tenby, South Beach Tenby, Broad Haven, Broad Haven South, Little Haven, Marloes, Freshwater East, Freshwater West, Barafundle Bay, Saundersfoot, Poppit Sands, Traeth Mawr Newport and The Parrog Newport.
The Preseli Hills are located in the north of the county this being a wide stretch of high moor land which has many prehistoric monuments and also includes the source of the bluestones which were used in the construction of the inner circle of Stonehenge in England.