Slebech Park is situated in the heart of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, 240 square miles of varied landscape of rugged cliffs, sandy beaches, wooded estuaries and wild inland hills. The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is the only one of Britain's 14 National Parks to be almost entirely coastal in nature.
The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park covers a third of Pembrokeshire including the Preseli Mountains and the upper reaches of the Daugleddau Estuary. Tenby, St Davids, Saundersfoot, Newport, Manorbier, Skomer, Skokholm, Caldey and Ramsey Islands are all in the National Park.
The National Park run an extensive programme of activities and events for both adults and children from rockpool safaris, crab catching to bat walks and even time travel! The National Trust owns and protects many of the most important sections of the coast especially around Barafundle beach, Marloes, St Davids, Porthgain and Dinas.
The trust also runs the superb Colby Woodland Gardens at Amroth and the Tudor Merchant's House near the harbour in Tenby. The National Park includes many sites and areas which are of national or international conservation significance in their own right, including 7 Special Areas of Conservation, a Marine Nature Reserve, 6 National Nature Reserves and 75 Sites of Special Scientific Interest.
The Preseli Mountains are where the Stonehenge bluestones are supposed to have come from and the Daugleddau Estuary is known, locally, as the secret waterway, and can be viewed from many parts of Slebech Park including the bedrooms and restaurant.
Slebech Park is home to an amazing natural environment. Within the building itself there are 2 sites of special scientific interest (SSSIs), which are home to 7 species of bats making it one of the most important bat roosts in Europe. The building is surrounded on 3 sides by the waterway which is designated as a Special Area of Conservation and is home to a wide range of birds. Five years ago as a part of the development a new underground hibernaculum was constructed for the bats.
Whether you want to explore the coastal walks of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, its sandy beaches, picturesque bays and pretty harbour villages, or wander around the many boutiques and galleries of Narberth, Slebech Park is ideally positioned to enjoy a range of things to do in Pembrokeshire.
There are woodland walks on the estate or you can hire bikes to explore the quiet lanes in the surrounding area or take a canoe out on the estuary absorb the full beauty of this sensational waterway and its wildlife. You can enjoy a wide range of activities at Slebech Park in The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, either within the extensive grounds of Slebech Park or nearby, including: mountain biking trails, fishing, sailing, surfing, riding, longboat racing, clay pigeon shooting, painballing, golf, quadbiking and coasteering to name just a few of the activities available on our doorstep.
Pembrokeshire Coast Path
The Pembrokeshire Coast Path is one of Britain's National Trails, a 186 mile trail which runs through the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Established in 1970, The Pembrokeshire Coast Path is mostly at cliff-top level, with 35,000 feet (11,000 m) of ascent and descent, and passes through a variety of landscapes ranging from steep limestone cliffs, undulating red sandstone bays, volcanic headlands and flooded glacial valleys.
There are also lovely quaint towns and villages to explore, rest, and recuperate in when you need a rest from walking. The northern end is at Poppit Sands, near St. Dogmaels, Ceredigion, the southern end is at Amroth, Pembrokeshire.