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May half term in Pembrokeshire 2018

21st May 2018

Explore all the best activities this May half term in Pembrokeshire

The May Half Term is finally here and there’s plenty of exciting activities to get to grips with. Here are a number of the best activities for families and children over the week’s break from school!

Tudor Superstitions: 30th May – 4th June at 11:00am

Tudor heritage is rich in Pembrokeshire, with the county’s Pembroke Castle famously the birthplace of King Henry VII.

If you’d like to take the opportunity this May half term to learn all about Tudor superstitions, from spoons to sleeping patterns, then this is the perfect opportunity to come and uncover the quirky traditions for yourself at this great day that’s bound to be full of fun.

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Fun at Carew Castle

28th May 10.00am – 4.00pm – Look for clues to claim your reward by finding your way through the maze of rooms, hallways and staircases.

Carew Castle is very much a maze in its own right but their team have gone out of the way to turn the rooms, hallways and staircases into a course full of clues that competitors must discover and answer as they look to claim a reward!

The event is targeted towards children, with admission being £1 per child plus their normal admission cost and could be a great way to spend a couple of hours. You can find out more here!

29th May 12.30pm – 4.00pm – Take yourself back to the medieval period with the opportunity to make your own dagger, shield, helmet or crown and get ready for battle!

Merrymakers Knight School: 29th May – Pembroke Castle from 11am

The bravery of Knights is known throughout the land and this is your opportunity to prove your have what it takes to join the ranks of these hardy warriors!

Join the Merrymakers Knight Trainers at Pembroke Castle for a fun-filled day of dressing up, marching in the parade, bowing, curtsying and learning sword skills.

Knight School Pembrokeshire May Half Term

Beach Circuits at Freshwater West beach: 25th May at 6:00pm!

If you’re feeling active this May half term then head down to Freshwater west for an action packed hour long session on the beautiful Pembrokeshire coast.

The event is suitable for all ages and abilities, so come along and test your fitness in the midst of the exceptional beauty afforded by our wonderful county.

Explore the Seashore, Caerfai Bay Beach: Friday 1st June 2:00pm – 3:30pm

Perfect for kids – here’s a wonderful opportunity to explore the world of rock pools and sea creatures under the guidance of a National Park Ranger.

If you are interested in taking your child along then please be advised that they must be accompanied by an adult – you can book this event by visiting their website here.

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Colby explorer trail, Colby Woodland Garden: Friday 1st until Sunday 3rd June

Go on an expedition at the beautiful Colby Garden and tackle their explorer trail. Take part in this great quest as you trek through the woodlands and wildflower meadow in search of their resident wildlife – those that complete the trail will be rewarded with a victory prize!

Booking for the event isn’t needed and children are also welcome along. Dogs on leads are also welcome to the event, for any of our guests that intend on bringing their pets to the resort.

This National Trust event takes place between 10:00-16:00, with normal admission charges applicable.

If you’re interested in this event then you can find the Colby Woodland Garden near Amroth – visit their site here for more details.

Read more: Find out about the locations that joined Colby Woods in our sites of natural beauty list

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Meet Peter Rabbit at Folly Farm Adventure Park & Zoo!

Folly Farm has a host of exotic animals from across the world but there will be a extra special visitor over May half term.

He’s usually up to mischief down a rabbit hole but on 29th and 30th May 2018 you can come and say hello to the naughty rabbit from 10:30 onwards, as he comes for a visit!

Peter Rabbit at Folly Farm

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