Seek out a legendary adventure on the Pembrokeshire Coast this summer

Enjoy an adventure in the great outdoors and unearth myths and legends in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park this summer.

With hundreds of miles of world-class landscape and a jam-packed schedule of summer activities and events, there’s no better time to discover this special corner of South West Wales.

The National Park Authority’s three family-friendly attractions all have exciting activities in store, while there are also a whole host of events out and about in the Pembrokeshire Coast scenery.

For lovers of Shakespearean comedy, Chapterhouse Theatre Company will return to Carew Castle and Tidal Mill with a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream on 6th August, bringing the legendary bard’s comic play to life. Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 7pm. 

Then on 20th August, another of David Walliams’ hilarious books will be brought to life, with Heartbreak Productions returning to the Castle for the theatrical premiere of Billionaire Boy, which has been adapted for the outdoor stage. 

Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 7pm. Booking is essential at www.carewcastle.com

PCNPA - summer events 2017

Castell Henllys Iron Age Village will be subject to a Roman invasion with themed events throughout the holiday and special Roman Days on 19th and 20th August will see Legio VIII Augusta MGV Roman Living History Society take over the site.

Cooking and crafts, see how the Roman Army trained and fought, try out a Roman bow, watch the Legionaries shoot their artillery, collect your own Roman coin and see your name in Roman writing. With arena displays at 11.30am and 2.30pm. Booking essential. Visit www.castellhenllys.com for more details.

Oriel y Parc Gallery and Visitor Centre in St Davids will be hosting storyteller Milly Jackdaw who will be telling Tales of the Mabinogion on the 5th and 19th August, taking inspiration from the sculpture of the Twrch Trwyth statue on site.

The legendary theme will continue with King Arthur’s Adventure art workshops on the 1st, 8th, 22nd and 29th August.

You can also learn more about some of Pembrokeshire and Wales’ most famous fables by visiting the Enchanted Landscapes: Pembrokeshire in Myth and Legend exhibition in the main gallery. Check out www.orielyparc.co.uk for details.

Visit the National Park web site for more events throughout the summer and don't forget to pick up a copy 'Coast to Coast', a fabulous newspaper packed full of holidays ideas in the National Park or view it online here.

Here's to a legendary summer packed full of fun!

WEATHER
 Rugged cliffs, sandy beaches and wild inland hills, these are the elements that define the distinctive landscape of this superb county.  
Griff Rhys Jones

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