What’s On in June in Pembrokeshire, West Wales Cardiff and Gower
Published: Friday 24th May 2013
Written by: The Wales Cottage Holidays Team
Wales Cottage Holiday visitors find loads to see and do in South and West Wales during June! Gwili Steam Railway near Carmarthen and Llandovery provides a trip back to the 1940s for a nostalgic day out on 8 and 9 June.
Wear period costume and enjoy live entertainment, vintage bus rides, displays and a genuine war department engine. Dinefwr Castle & Park’s Farming Open Day is on 15 June and as it’s Fathers Day, spoil him by taking him down into the ale cellar for some beer tasting! Walkers staying near Cardigan and North Pembrokeshire are well-served with Cardigan Ramblers programme this month.
While the Newcastle Emlyn Food Festival on 15 June offers demonstrations by celebrity and local chefs, childrens’ activities and a live performance stage, as well as over 30 food and drink producers.
Pembrokeshire Fish Week is 22 to 30 June, with 250 events around the county including guided walks, boat trips, island rambles and snorkel safaris. Sample fabulous seafood, take part in cookery workshops or just be inspired by celebrity chefs as they demonstrate delicious ways to deal with fish.
Learn to fish or take part in coarse and sea angling competitions; lots for the children too. If you’re staying around Cardiff and Swansea, Joust! is a medieval all-action family day at Cardiff Castle on 22 and 23 June, full of pageantry and hair-raising horseback stunts.
Or spend a perfect summer’s evening at Caerphilly Castle on 16 and 17 June with A Midsummer Night’s Dream set against the backdrop of one of Wales’s most historic sites. Gower Walking Festival runs from 1 to 16 June, with a fabulous range of guided walks and associated talks to suit many interests.
Ceredigion Craft Makers Fair takes place at Llanerchaeron (National Trust) near New Quay and Lampeter on 2 June, with further events there including a Dawn Chorus Walk and an open air performance of Romeo and Juliet on 20 June.