Watersports in Broad Haven
With loads to choose from you can really try anything here. You've got to experience the surf of the Pembrokeshire coast - it's not just Cornwall that's great for taking your first paddle or honing your skills. There are plenty of surf schools in the area suitable for age 7 and over.
What makes it special
- Great for your first paddle
- Plenty of choice
- Great surf
Other things to do nearby
You're right on the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path at this hostel, so stop off on your way through or use the hostel as a base.
Learn to do a variety of watersports or just hire the equipment and DIY! There are a range of courses on offer to cater for all ages and abilities.
The oldest working woollen mill in Pembrokeshire. Watch the looms at work and browse in the mill shop.
500m from the Youth Hostel 186 miles (300k) long, mostly cliff top level with 35,000 feet (11,000m) of ascent and descent. Visit the website
The main watersport in the area is surfing and you'll find some of the best swells just a short walk from the hostel.
With over 950km of footpaths, walking is an ideal way to appreciate the spectacular scenery, wildlife and history of the park. Visit the website
A stunning stately home, Picton Castle has 40 acres of some of the most beautiful woodland gardens and grounds in West Wales. There is a Secret Owl Garden where you can meet 25 species of owls.
If you're looking for an adrenaline rush there are plenty of activities for you to choose from here.
Take a trip to this lovely island to discover mighty cliffs, fascinating bird life and seals. Don't forget your picnic! Visit the website
The closest beach to YHA St David's is Whitesands, a short walk from the hostel which saves on parking fees.
The South Face of St David's Head offers a short 50ft climb and includes routes ideal for first time leaders. Belay setup is plentiful.
Get out on your bike and explore some amazing hidden coves, or cycle across to Solva or even Newgale for a pub lunch and cool drink in the sun.
The Pembrokeshire Coast Path is within 10 minutes walk of the hostel. Walking in either direction offers some fantastic scenery - look out for seals and dolphins at certain times of the year.
2 miles Stroll through history and visit the 'Lords of the Land' exhibition that explains the wealth and power of the medieval bishops. Visit the website
This mighty fortress is largely intact and its endless passages, tunnels and stairways are great to explore. Make sure you don't miss the medieval life exhibitions.
Stroll through a vineyard surrounded by the stunning beauty of the Pembrokeshire National Park - a unique attraction which isn't often seen in the UK climate.