5 DAYS OF PURE FRESH AIR ADVENTURE
Awake your senses in one of the world’s unspoilt places
Adventure holidays for adults
Like you, we think that Pembrokeshire is a pretty cool place. Yes the scenery is amazing in fact the whole place is packed with beautiful beaches, wooded valleys, sleepy fishing villages and exceptional wildlife.
There’s also a lot of awesome outdoor adventures and activities that take more than a weekend to experience, which is where we come in – combine the two and you’ve got an unforgettable holiday.
What happens on this activity holiday?
Our adults only, six day activity holiday, offers the perfect chance to explore the Pembrokeshire coast and experience exciting coastal adventure activities under the expert guidance of our professional instructors. You’ll be out along the coast enjoying a variety of adventures by day, and by night treat yourself to a Welsh tipple around a blazing bonfire under the starey night sky.
Our holiday is ideal for singles, couples, solo travellers, groups of friends and anyone over 18 who fancies jumping into stunning unspoilt landscapes and lapping up Pembrokeshire’s unique wildlife and history. You’ll be well looked after by our team of friendly staff, and enjoy cosy accommodation, homemade food cooked with local produce at our fully catered 5 star eco lodge.
What does this adventure holiday include?
You can mix your own adventure cocktail or pick our popular packaged holiday.
6 day/5 night adventure holiday: includes 5 star eco lodge accommodation with all delicious home-cooked meals, adventures with our professional activity guides, minibus transport for the activities, free transfers for those travelling here by train.
Sample Itinerary for your holiday: programme may change according to tides and swell
Sunday Arrive in time for a home cooked evening meal, served at 7.00pm, settle in and relax at the lodge. You’re welcome to arrive after 5.00pm and take a beautiful woodland walk to our unspoilt beach.
Monday Jump straight into the fun and exhilaration on a half day coasteering, the ultimate coastal adventure – climb, swim and jump into a whole new world. Sea caves and swirling ocean swells combine to produce a truly wild environment. Watch out, it’s addictive! In the afternoon enjoy an amazing boat trip around Ramsey island RSPB to hang out with the seals and sea birds, and run the ‘the Bitches’ tidal race in Ramsey sound. You need to provide your own transport or a taxi to get to/from boat trip. The activity is included in the holiday cost.
Tuesday Today is your expedition day, a full day sea kayaking along the Pembrokeshire coastline, a place where rocks, caves, seals, birds, waves, surf, beaches, harbours and much more make our coast a real sea kayaker’s paradise. Hone your sea kayaking skills, with the emphasis on exploration and wildlife watching along this inspirational coastline. Picnic lunch on a deserted beach or inaccessible (apart from by kayak) rocky nook!
Wednesday Another busy day today, in the morning you’ll take a half day surfing on one of our Pembrokeshire beach breaks, basing yourself at a beautiful beach, followed by lunch at the lodge. For the afternoon you have a choice: either a wonderful self guided coastal walk, or an exciting kite boarding session.
Coastal Walk: we have the world renowned Pembrokeshire Coastal Path on the very western tip of Europe right on our doorstep. Unwind amidst the spectacular cliff top scenery and chill out amongst the wild flowers – it’s the perfect accompaniment to the adrenalin charged adventures. We drop you off at a choice of points along the coast and you’ll finish up at our local beach, lovely!
Kite boarding: we’ve teamed up with a local specialist to offer a half day kite boarding on the wonderful sandy expanse of Newgale beach. Kiteboarding is lots of fun but VERY weather dependent so we don’t charge in advance for this activity, and payment of £45 can be made to the kiteboarding company. Also, for this activity you’ll need to provide your own transport.
Thursday Coasteering, we’ll choose another of our awesome venues along the North Pembrokeshire coastline. Whether the sea is flat calm and reflecting the suns rays like a mirror, or raging and boiling as the waves pound the cliffs base, a superb coasteer can be guaranteed, with the emphasis on cliff jumping, wave dodging and rock traversing shifting according to the conditions; no two coasteers are ever the same. Hot home cooked lunch at the lodge, followed by a second amazing surf lesson where standing up can be almost guaranteed! In tumbling surf you laugh at the sky, so much fun and you learn a new skill in beautiful surroundings.
Friday We’ve partnered up with Twiggy and her team at Llanwnda Stables to offer an hour and a half horse ride where you can enjoy inspirational views of the Strumble Head peninsula from horseback. If horse riding doesn’t rock your boat – you’re welcome to opt into an alternative activity so do just let us know in advance. Lunch at the lodge, and depart.
NB We are sorry but we are unable to offer transport to/from the horse-riding stables, so you’ll need to provide your own transport, or a taxi. The horse-riding activity is included in the holiday cost.
This is an outline itinerary, and is therefore subject to change for exactly when each activity will take place. This can vary according to your own preferences, and to weather and tides on that particular week. Please contact us if you have any questions or requests.
Off the shelf package
- five nights comfy accommodation at the 5 star eco lodge, home cooked food Sunday evening meal to lunch on Friday
- four half day adventures, one full day sea kayaking, half day coastal hike, island boat trip, horse riding
- all specialist equipment and qualified guides
- minibus transport for all our activities
- train station transfers on certain trains
Mix & match
Mix and match your itinerary based on these prices:
- £65 for one night stay in the five star eco lodge with three delicious home-cooked meals and all the lodge facilities
- £52 for each adventure half-day, including guides, equipment, minibus transport and pick of the best secret spots and out of the way National Trust owned special places on the coast.
- coastal walk is free of charge and self-guided: we drop you down the coast and you enjoy a wonderful cliff-top hike on the coastal trail, finishing at the Preseli Venture lodge
27th May – 1st June, 22nd – 27th July, 26th – 31st August, 9th – 14th September
Frequently asked questions
Can I come on my own or do I need to be in a group?
We welcome individuals, couples, and groups to come along on this adventure week. The lodge has a wonderfully laid back and welcoming atmosphere so whether you’re a solo traveller or part of a group you’ll feel at home and be meeting new like minded adventurers in no time!
How many people will be in an adventure group?
We take up to 12 adventurers in one group with two of our highly qualified instructors.
What can I do in the evenings?
After supper you’ll be free to make the most of our awesome location, a walk through the bluebell woods to the beach comes highly recommended, and we’ll have a bonfire under the stars for you on one of the evenings. The Preseli Venture eco lodge is a great place to hang out, we have a fully licensed bar and free wireless broadband, plenty of games, and a rather fetching pool table with purple baize, as well as table football! If you want to sample the local, small and friendly hill top village of Mathry, it’s just a short walk from the lodge and will give you a real taste of rural Welsh life.
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Preseli Venture, Parc-y-nole Fach, Mathry, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, SA62 5HN, WALES, UK +44 (0)1348 837709 Office opening hours: Monday to Sunday 9am to 5pm
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