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Fly direct from Boston to

Gatwick or Heathrow airports in England and rent a car.

GPS devices don’t always know the location of small villages, hamlets, and house names, so plug in a larger nearby town, leave plenty of time to make the drive, and be ready to stop to ask directions once you get closer to your destination.

Getting around

Pembrokeshire: Hop on the

Puffin Shuttle, Poppit Rocket, Strumble Shuttle, or Celtic Coaster to get to trailheads. Find timetables and more information at, 011-44-871-2002233,

Ceredigion: The Cab a Bag
(Cardi Bach) bus service stops
at all the trailheads between Cardigan and New Quay, and can transport your luggage between towns. 011-44-845-686-0242,

Where to stay

Yr Hafen Bed and Breakfast


Llanrhian, Pembrokeshire


Wonderful lodge offering private rooms and a stand-alone cottage. Ocean views, big Welsh breakfasts, friendly owners, and lifts to trailheads. Rates: $124-
$170, double occupancy.

Under the Thatch


Offers holiday homes for rent throughout Europe.

Ty To


St. Davids, Pembrokeshire

From $400 per night, minimum three nights, or $520 per week.

Where to eat

The Sloop Inn

Porthgain, Pembrokeshire


Pub-style fare and hearty dishes, weekly trivia game nights. Dinner entrees $9.25-$33.

Cwtch Restaurant

St. Davids


A casual and trendy restaurant with artfully prepared local cuisine. Too tight for a stroller, but family friendly. Two courses $37, three $47.

What to do

TYF Adventure

St. Davids


Runs 3½- and 8-hour coasteering adventures. Half-day rates: $59-$65 ages 8-15; $90-$96.50 age 16 and older. Full-day rates: $117-$124 13-15, $154-$163 16 and older. Also runs kayaking, surfing, and climbing adventures.

St. Davids Cathedral

St. Davids


Tour the cathedral and Holy
Trinity Chapel, St. David’s burial site. Fee: suggested donation; $2.30 to take photos, $4.65 video. One-hour guided tours in August.

Oriel Y Parc

St. Davids


Serves as a tourist office and
national park visitors center, with changing exhibits from the National Museum Wales. Free. Pick up a pamphlet listing mileage between trailheads along the Pembrokeshire Coast Path.


Pembrokeshire Coast

National Park

Ceredigion Coast Path

Wales Coast Path

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