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May Half Term Activities in Pembrokeshire – What’s on in 2016!

 With May Half Term just around the corner, we’re already gearing up for a fabulously fun-filled week here at Celtic Haven – it’s one of our favourite weeks of the year!

To help you plan ahead for your holiday, we’ve done a bit of digging to bring you our top May Half Term activities in Pembrokeshire!

As you’ll see there’s plenty happening, and that’s before you’ve even started exploring our endless sandy beaches, breath-taking Pembrokeshire Coast Path, amazing cafés and restaurants (including our very own Waves cliff-top restaurant here at Celtic Haven), quaint little towns and villages and fun family attractions like Heatherton World of Activities, Oakwood Theme Park, Manor House Wildlife Park, Tenby Dinosaur Park, Battlefield Live and more!

Simply click on the name of the event to find out more…

‘Matt The Magic Man’ at Folly Farm

28th – 30th May and 4th – 5th June 2016 at 3pm

The Follies Theatre presents Matt the Magic Man and his magical magic show! Help him find wizzy in true Folly Farm style. Performances at 3pm in the Follies Theatre inside the Vintage Funfair.

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 ‘Jugglestruck’ at Folly Farm

31st May – 3rd June 2016 at 3pm

The Follies Theatre presents Luke Jugglestruck and his magical show! Be amazed by his ultra violet illusions and magic tricks. Performances at 3pm in the Follies Theatre inside the Vintage Funfair.

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‘Flossy and Boo’s Curiosity Shop’ at The Queen’s Hall, Narberth

Thursday 2nd June 2016 – Doors open at 1.45pm

……..collecting songs,trinkets and stories of rather strange characters along the way. Enter Flossy and Boo’s mind boggling world and hear all about their curious adventures.

Flossy and Boo’s Curiosity Shop is an interactive show for all the family, filled with songs, stories, music and bizarre characters.

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’50 Things’ Climbing Challenge at Stackpole Estate

Tuesday 31st May 2016 – 11am to 3pm

If you’ve got a head for heights then why not join experienced instructors and scale the walls of the disused quarry at Stackpole Quay. It will be an experience to remember!

Lakeside Wildlife Walks at Stackpole Estate

Wednesday 1st June 2016 – 7am to 9am

Join rangers Jim and Marilyn on an early morning ramble to discover the amazing wildlife here. You will also learn some of the fascinating history of the Bosherston Lakes and the Stackpole Estate.

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Kayak and Coasteering Trip at Stackpole Quay

Every day throughout May Half Term – 9.30am to 4.30pm

Get on board with qualified instructors on an exhilarating kayak and coasteering trips from Stackpole Quay. You will enjoy the spectacular Pembrokeshire Coastline from a unique angle on this action-packed day out.

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The Really Wild Food Festival, St. David’s

Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th  May 2016 – 10am to 5pm

The friendliest, wildest, whackiest festival you could hope for! Join in on a National Trust farm overlooking the glorious sea. Discover how to make the most of the countryside…….Eat it, cook it, learn about it and even play with it!

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Fishguard Folk Festival

Saturday 27th – Monday 30th May 2016

Fishguard’s 17th Folk Festival brings together its unique mix of local talent and well-known performers to provide four days of songs, tunes and dance. Most events are still free, and whether you want to play, sing, dance or just watch and listen, there is always a choice of things to do in throughout this fun-packed friendly festival.

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Welsh Dragon Boat Championship, Llys y Fran Country Park

Sunday 29th May 2016

The race – whilst certainly looked forward to by many – is by no means the main attraction of an event which promises to be a family-focused affair!

In addition to a plethora of entertaining attractions (including bouncy castles, tea cup ride and a children’s magician), there will be fully-licensed beer tents and the very best of Pembrokeshire produce from the BBQs.

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Half Term Havoc at Carew Castle!

There’s a packed programme of events and fun activities for all ages at Carew Castle all year round!

From 28th May to 4th June, their exciting daily events include…

Twilight Tour  –  Medieval Maze  –  Medieval Mayhem  –  Fabulous Falconry with Pembrokeshire Falconry

Brilliant Bats  –  Wild Art Workshop  –  Prince and Princess School  –  Bug Safari  –  The Big Dig

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Whitsun Fun at Pembroke Castle!

There are plenty of fabulously fun May Half Term activities happening at Pembroke Castle, including:

Merrymakers present ‘Keepers of the Castle’ on 30th May 2016

Merrymakers ‘Knight School’ on 31st May 2016

Dragon Day on 1st June

Black Mountains Falconry Day on 2nd June

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‘Manorbier Musical Extravaganza’ at Manorbier Castle

Monday 30th May 2016 – Gates open at 6.30pm, music starts at 7.30pm

Enjoy a relaxing Spring Bank Holiday Monday evening in the magnificent surroundings of Manorbier Castle.

Live music will be provided by the Rin Tins, a popular Bristol based band who shortly after the event will be making their Glastonbury debut.  Their brand of gipsy jazz – folk – soul boogie is great to dance to, or simply to sit back and enjoy. The Rin Tins will be supported by Tiger Boys, a local duo who play with real passion and soul.

Enjoy a drink from the bar or burgers, tea and Welshcakes from the BBQ!

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Happy Half Term everyone!

We hope you all have a fabulous Half Term, especially if you’re staying with us here at Celtic Haven Resort near Tenby!

At the time of writing this post we have just two cottages remaining for May Half Term (both of which accommodate up to two people plus a baby in a cot) so feel free to get in touch on 01834 870000 or welcome@celtichaven.co.uk if you’re still looking to book your May Half Term holiday in Pembrokeshire!

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