In photos: Perfect Pembrokeshire

Manorbier Castle, Pembrokeshire
Manorbier Castle. Credit: Robert Morris/Alamy

We take a tour of Pembrokeshire in West Wales, famed for its coastal beauty, it is also steeped in history, from spectacular castles to the birthplace of the Tudor dynasty.

Manorbier Castle, Pembrokeshire
Manorbier Castle. Credit: Robert Morris/Alamy

Manorbier Castle

Manorbier Castle is a Norman castle located in the village of Manorbier, five miles south-west of Tenby, West Wales, which sits on an unspoilt beach. The 12th-century scholar, Gerald of Wales, who was born at the castle, claimed it was the prettiest places in the whole of Wales.

St Davids Cathedral, Pembrokeshire
St Davids Cathedral. Credit: eye35.pix/Alamy

St David’s Cathedral, St Davids

Built upon the site of St David’s sixth-century monastery St Davids Cathedral has been a site of pilgrimage and worship for many hundreds of years

Carew Castle, Pembrokeshire
Carew Castle, Pembrokeshire. Credit: CW Images/Alamy

Carew Castle

The magnificent Carew Castle has a history spanning 2,000 years. Set in a stunning location, overlooking a 23-acre millpond, the imposing ruin is one of the most beautiful in Pembrokeshire.

Strumble Head. Credit: nagelestock.com/Alamy
Strumble Head. Credit: nagelestock.com/Alamy

Strumble Head

Strumble is on the North West tip of Pembrokeshire, west of Fishguard and this rugged and remote expanse of towering cliffs and rocky outcrops is punctuated with coastal paths and soaring sea views.

Roch Castle, Pembrokeshire
Twelfth-century Roch Castle.

Roch Castle, Roch

Roch Castle, near Haverfordwest, built by Norman knight Adam de Rupe in the second half of the 12th century, and is now a luxury hotel offering one of the best castle stay experiences in Wales.

Tenby, Pembrokeshire
Tenby. Credit: Drew Buckley/Alamy

Tenby

Tenby is a town steeped in ancient history surrounded by an imposing medieval stone wall, which has been on the leisure map for over 200 years with lovely beaches and pretty Georgian harbour.

From the full article of Pembrokeshire, get the Nov/Dec 2016 (December 2016) issue of BRITAIN magazine.

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