Haverfordwest

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Haverfordwest showing a small town or village, a bridge and a river or creek
Nestled amid the heart of Pembrokeshire’s patchwork countryside is a town home to castles, centuries-old pubs, golf courses and scenic gardens.

Active pursuits, historic landmarks and escapes to peaceful beach towns await in Haverfordwest. This welcoming market town dates back almost a thousand years. During the Elizabeth era it was one of Wales’ most important trading ports. Today, Haverfordwest celebrates its history at castles, galleries and museums while also being a gateway to the magnificent Pembrokeshire coastline.

The town center streets are a delight to explore on foot and straddle the gently flowing Western Cleddau. Make your way to the ruins of the 12th-century Haverfordwest Castle. Inside the castle’s former prison warden’s house is the Haverfordwest Town Museum, which presents a through-the-ages exhibition of the town’s history. Stroll south along the river to the remains of Haverfordwest Priory and its ecclesiastical medieval garden.

Peak inside the bookshops, chain stores and galleries that line the narrow lanes. Shop for locally produced food and drink at the Haverfordwest Farmers Market, held on the riverbank every Friday. Enjoy lunch or dinner at waterfront pubs such as the Bristol Trader, which has been open since the 1700s.

More attractions await outside of the town center. Play a round of 18 holes at Haverfordwest Golf Club and see displays of vintage aircrafts at the Welsh Spitfire Museum. Wander around the gardens, lakes and woodland at Hilton Court. Browse art displays, explore stately halls and gaze up at tall trees at Picton Castle and Gardens.

Just a short drive west and easily accessible via rented car or public bus is St. Brides Bay. It’s a rugged coastline peppered with seaside towns such as St. David’s, Newgale, Broad Haven, Little Haven and Marloes. A coastal bus service links the bay’s towns or you can walk between them via the Pembrokeshire Coast Path.

Situated in West Wales, Haverfordwest has direct train connections with both Cardiff and Swansea. The town comes alive in the summer months with food, drink and music festivals. One example is August’s Haverfordwest Beer and Cider Festival.

Slebech Park Restaurant & Rooms
Slebech Park Restaurant & Rooms
5 out of 5
Slebech Park Estate, The Rhos, Haverfordwest, Wales, SA62 4AX
The price is $101 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22
Stay at this 5-star luxury B&B in Haverfordwest. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Popular attractions Oakwood Theme Park and Blue Lagoon Water ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (83 reviews)
"A quiet place in the woods that is close to the coast. That is what we were looking for. Two cities are about 5 miles from Slebech, making meals convenient. The staff was helpful and friendly."

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

Roch Castle Hotel
Roch Castle Hotel
5 out of 5
Roch Castle, Roch, Haverfordwest, Wales, SA62 6AQ
The price is $198 per night from Oct 16 to Oct 17
Stay at this 5-star luxury guesthouse in Haverfordwest. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff ...
5/5 Exceptional! (82 reviews)
"Perfect place with incredible views, very clean and friendly staff. Nothing negative about this place Big clean rooms and very tasty cooked breakfast."

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2022

Twr Y Felin Hotel
Twr Y Felin Hotel
4 out of 5
Caerfai Road, St Davids, Haverfordwest, Wales, SA62 6QT
The price is $169 per night from Nov 6 to Nov 7
Stay at this 4-star historic hotel in Haverfordwest. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 bars/lounges. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the bathrooms ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (96 reviews)
Beautiful place and amazing service
"Really nice hotel. The breakfast was ok but every morning the poached eggs weren’t runny. The breakfast is one item of each. Eggs Benedict was nice (except the eggs). The room was nice. I had a windmill spacious room. The only let down was the bed. It wasn’t luxury which for £263 a night is want ..."

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022

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Hillbrook House
Hillbrook House
3.5 out of 5
Haverfordwest, Wales
Stay at this 3.5-star cottage in Haverfordwest. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a garden. Popular attractions Hilton Court Gardens and Newgale Beach are located ...
Brook Cottage - 2 Bedroom Cottage - Dale
Brook Cottage - 2 Bedroom Cottage - Dale
4 out of 5
Brook Cottage, Haverfordwest, Wales, SA62 3RA
Stay at this 4-star cottage in Haverfordwest. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a garden. Popular attractions Westdale Bay and Dale Fort are located nearby. ...
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
"Great stay for the family. Dale is v friendly. Only one disappointment, the wifi was poor."

Reviewed on May 23, 2022

Pembs Campervan VW T5 Travel and Stay in Style
Pembs Campervan VW T5 Travel and Stay in Style
1 out of 5
Haverfordwest, Wales
Stay at this campground in Haverfordwest. Enjoy free parking, a kitchen, and 2 bedrooms. Popular attractions Scolton Manor Country Park and Hilton Court Gardens ...
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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