Pembrokeshire is part of the stunning West Wales coastline, with some of the best beaches and stunning areas of outstanding beauty inland, an ideal location for a holiday, with the family.
Croft Farm and Celtic Cottages is an award-winning farm close to the Pembrokeshire coast. Self-catering cottages with hot tubs, lots to do on-site and within the perfect location to explore Pembrokeshire and beyond.
Here are our top 10 family-friendly things to do, and days out, while staying at Croft Farm:
- Meeting and feeding the animals
Get to know all the animals living on the Farm. Cuddle up with the rabbits, collect the chicken eggs and feed the donkeys, piggies and goats.
- Splashing in the indoor swimming pool
Doesn’t matter what the weather is doing, the indoor swimming pool offers all year round fun for everyone. It has toddler friendly steps and a shallow end. There are poolside loungers, private sun terrace and even a sauna.
- Large Play Barn
This play barn has it all, it has a dedicated area for under 8’s, soft play area, ride one tractors, wooden Wendy house and other games where they can let their imagination run wild. Older kids can get competitive on the air hockey table or have ago at table tennis.
- Have a BBQ, make new friends
Each cottage here at Croft Farm has its own communal areas and there are also communal BBQ areas throughout the site. Grab your food, explore the grounds and find your favourite spot to BBQ, might even meet some friendly new faces on the way.
- Explore Pembrokeshire Coast
It is really hard to drag yourself away from Croft Farm’s excitement, but Pembrokeshire is too beautiful to miss! There are many beaches and bays within easy reach. Poppit Sands is the nearest, with sand dunes to shelter. Many of the beaches have designated dog areas and have Blue Flag status.
- Take a walk at Pengelli National Nature Reserve
Adventure into the woods. A well-maintained ancient woodland with mapped out walks for kids and adults (not suitable for those who are in wheelchairs or less able to walk).
- Boat trip!
Explore the coastline from the sea on the very popular boat trips. Hopefully you will be lucky enough to spot some seals and dolphins!
- Welsh Wildlife centre
Award winning visitor centre with a café and mapped out nature walks. Hire backpacks with games and activities to play along the trail walks.
- Cilgerran Castle and St Dogmaels Abbey
Explore the castle ruins and grounds. Enjoy the farmer’s market on a Tuesday morning, where you will find local produce that can be purchased and cooked back in the cottages at Croft Farm.
- Folly Farm adventure and zoo
Get up close and personal with the Zoo animals, enjoy being a farmer in the animal barn or for the adventurous souls have fun on at the fairgrounds with a number of rides to choose from.
All of the above can be found at Croft Farm or within easy reach. There are some amazing walks right on the doorstep, so if you are a family that like exploring on foot, it is well worth a little adventure. The farm has eight holiday cottages, all different shapes and sizes. All cottages are kiddie proofed, most are dog friendly and some have hot tubs.