The Stackpole Inn
“A real find in beautiful Pembrokeshire” - AA Inspector
This traditional inn is a walker’s delight, set in pristine gardens at the heart of the National Trust’s Stackpole Estate and close to the spectacular Pembrokeshire coastal path. Popular with cyclists, fishermen and climbers, as well as those who simply prefer to relax, once inside, you’ll find a slate bar, ceiling beams made from estate-grown ash trees, and a wood-burning stove set within the stone fireplace. There’s always a guest beer to accompany two Welsh ales, a couple of real ciders and a varied wine list. Chef Mark Dowding oversees the creation of menus that use the best of local produce from the surrounding countryside and fish from the coast.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Open all year
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About The area
Wales meets the Atlantic Ocean in spectacular fashion at Pembrokeshire. Unlike the West Country, Pembrokeshire can offer the coast without the crowds, and quaint fishing villages without those huge coach parks. Volcanic eruptions and earth movements have left a tortured rocky coastline of some 160 miles, whose beauty and drama have been recognised by National Park status.
Sometimes known as ‘Little England Beyond Wales’, the county has held a fascination for English visitors ever since the first Norman warlords forced their way in 800 years ago, leaving a string of 50 fine castles in their wake. The anonymous author of The Mabinogion, an 11th-century collection of Welsh folk legends, started it all. His description of the old Celtic kingdom of Dyfed (which encompasses Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire) as ‘the land of magic and enchantment’ was perhaps the earliest written attempt to sum up the outstanding natural beauty of this wonderful westernmost outpost of Wales. This is a county where you can take it easy on the sandy beaches, make sport out of those Atlantic waves, or discover the mysteries of St David’s or the ancient Preseli Hills.
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