Explore Pembrokeshire 48 hours – travel guide to the wildly beautiful Welsh coast

Strumble Head is a lonely, wind-battered headland, with expansive sea views and gulls swooping over the lighthouse CREDIT: JOEDUNCKLEY/JOEDUNCKLEY

If you think Wales is all drizzle and sheep-grazed hills, you need to go further west. In Cardigan Bay’s southwestern crook, Pembrokeshire is an instant heart-stealer. Here, purple-grained cliffs fall abruptly to golden bays, caves, and rock stacks lashed by the Irish Sea. There are mood-lifting views as you ramble through kissing gates, over stiles and across gorse-clad headlands on the 186-mile coastal path; and enthralling wildlife on islands where puffins, dolphins, porpoises and grey seals are often spotted. See more at Source: 48 hours in . . . Pembrokeshire, an insider guide to the wild Welsh coast

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