The Local Area

You’ll never be short of entertainment for the whole family in Pembrokeshire. There is so much to see and do

As Nolton Cross Caravan Park is situated near the mid Pembrokeshire Coast you are not too far from any amenities and is a great central base to explore Pembrokeshire. Only approx. 5 miles from the county town of Haverfordwest and approx. 13 miles from Britain’s smallest city of St David’s.

This page touches upon just a few of the wonderful things to see and do during your stay at Nolton Cross. We also have a well-stocked information on the campsite and hold brochures, leaflets and maps about the local area. We’re always happy to share our local knowledge, so please do ask.

Nolton/Nolton haven

Our local picturesque village. One of St Brides Bay coastal villages.

A must have visit during your stay, is a visit to the onsite Nolton Cross Farm shop, run by Emily & Simon. Nolton Cross Farm shop opened in November 2020 where beef from our on site working farm as well as locally sourced Pembrokeshire produce is available, showcasing the ‘Gate to Plate’ philosophy. Please see their website for further information 

Nolton Cross Caravan Park is situated 1.5 miles inland of Nolton Haven a small coastal hamlet (once an important small coal port in Pembrokeshire) on the mid St Brides Bay Coast.

Nolton Haven has one single brasserie overlooking the picturesque view of Nolton Haven Beach a small sandy sheltered cove where families and walkers alike flock to its stunning shorelines to bask in Pembrokeshire’s beautiful coastline.

Only a mile from Nolton Cross and a popular attraction in the area that boasts some of the best beach horse riding trials in Wales is Nolton Stables or if you’re looking for something a little bit more relaxing why not try a Nolton drive in cinema experience overlooking the beautiful St Brides Bay.

Beaches and Coves

Britain’s only coastal National Park.

As Britain’s only coastal National Park, there are over 50 Pembrokeshire beaches and more Blue Flags and Seaside Awards than any other county in the UK. You will find everything from small peaceful, hidden coves to long sandy beaches. So if you just want to soak up the sun, walk the dog, explore local adventure activities like surfing, kayaking and coasteering, or just have a fun family day out investigating rock pools and building sandcastles with a good old-fashioned bucket and spade, there’s a beach for you.

We are located within easy access to some of these many safe sandy beaches within a 5 miles radius, which include Nolton Haven (closest popular sandy cove 1.5 miles from the park), Druidston Haven, Newgale Sands, Broad Haven and Little Haven. Drive a little further South to Marloes Sands, St Brides, Dale or North to Solva harbour, Whitesands, and Abereiddy.

Click here to check the tides, weather or sea conditions at Nolton Haven.

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park & Beautiful Countryside

Breathtaking and beautiful scenery all year around. Walks and cycle routes for all ages and abilities.
The 186 mile Pembrokeshire Coastal Path has some of the most breathtaking coastal scenery in Britain and is accessible at many places locally and is supported by a local coastal bus service which is hail a ride. If you catch the bus to the start of the walk you can enjoy the scenery at your leisure en route back to your car!

Nolton Haven to Caerfai is one of the most popular walks of the Coast Path.

Looking for a walk away from the coast then The Preseli Mountains seen inland from the park with their ancient burial chambers and mythical stone circles is another spectacular area to explore during your stay.

The varied terrain and spectacular scenery also makes Pembrokeshire a popular cycling holiday to.

Whatever the season you will find something of interest, Spring Flowers, migrant birds, Summer sunshine, long days and amazing sunsets over St Brides Bay, Puffins on Skomer. Autumn offers amazing colours, seal pups in the coves and migrating birds.

Boat Trips, water sports and adventure activities

Are you seeking a new once in a life time experience?

Surfing, kite surfing, coasteering, kayaking, climbing, boat trips and so many more.

Pembrokeshire is one big adventure playground and great for anyone seeking the thrills of adrenaline outdoor sports, there is a great choice of renowned activity centres if you want to immerse in outdoor activities during your stay.

From the park you are only a short drive from several popular surf schools that use Newgale and Broad Haven Beaches and there are plenty of local watersports and adventure providers around the coast.

If you are into wildlife spotting, it’s definitely well worth booking a once in a life time experience boat trips to Ramsey, Skomer, Skokholm, Grassholm or Caldey islands.

Family days Out

Activities for whatever the weather! Our top 10 Family days out in Pembrokeshire.

There is so much to do in Pembrokeshire, from beach days to boat trips, shopping arts and crafts and exploring pretty seaside villages. But if you fancy a change from the coastline or the weather is not suitable outdoors, here are a few great family days out in Pembrokeshire that will certainly keep the kids entertained:

Food & Drink

The local and surrounding area feature a wealth of eating out options, from coffee shops, cafes, takeaways to pubs and restaurants. There’s something for all tastes and budgets.
Or if it’s just an ice cream you are after, we highly recommend a visit to Pointz Castle Ice cream.
During your stay be sure to check out some of Pembrokeshire’s farmers markets, farm shops, microbreweries and local food festivals to.

Dog Friendly

We’re a dog friendly campsite and we’d like you to enjoy the best that Pembrokeshire has to offer if you are travelling with your pets.

Most beaches in the area allow dogs although restrictions do apply on some Blue Flag beaches during high season.

Click here to also see some of the local attractions that are dog friendly in the area to. These include: Hilton Court Gardens, Heatherton, Clerkenhill Adventure Farm and Pembroke Castle.

St Davids

Britain’s smallest city. Great food, shops and a beautiful cathedral.

Just approx. 13 miles (about a 30 minute drive) north from Nolton Cross, St David’s is a great place to explore, and a visit to the cathedral is a must during your stay.

Aside from exploring the many shops and places of interest in and around St David’s, we would highly recommend a walk around St David’s Head and a boat trip to Ramsey Island if time allows.

To find out more of things to do and see during your stay here in Pembrokeshire, check out the Visit Pembrokeshire website.

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