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Head to Fishguard and Goodwick, where fine coast, countryside and ancient history come together

by Webmaster, 6th January 2022

Head to Fishguard and Goodwick, where fine coast, countryside and ancient history come together

Pic: Abermawr beach

Abermawr beachSurrounded by the National Park, Fishguard Bay is a gateway to the coastal path, passing through the twin towns of Fishguard and Goodwick. You’ll find yourself close to the natural beauty of the mysterious Gwaun Valley and the wide open Preseli Hills, dotted with ancient remains and from where the Stonehenge bluestones came. 

The region boasts a wide choice of festivals, arts and sporting events, live music and theatre, cinema and exhibitions. There are great eating places, serving cafe treats, takeaways, pub food and high-quality cuisine. Choose from unique local craft beers, speciality and artisan foods. You’ll find that there’s something for everyone!

In 1797. the French Last Invasion of Britain met its end, as told by the spectacular commemorative tapestry (pictured above), rivalling the one at Bayeux. Come and discover our unique treasure to be found in its long gallery at Fishguard Town Hall. 

The spectacular surroundings of the iconic lighthouse at Strumble Head, jutting ruggedly out into the Atlantic, draws visitors who love to see the abundant wildlife which can be enjoyed up-close from the popular boat trips running from Fishguard Harbour. 

Fishguard Bay is the perfect place for water-based activities like kayaking, paddleboarding, boat trips, coasteering, swimming and more. Visit the Sea Trust at Goodwick for a close-up and informative view of the fantastic local sea life. Arrive on foot, bike, coach, car or train; a warm welcome awaits.

For more information, visit: https://visitfishguard.co.uk/

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