Pembrokeshire has the luxury of boasting a massive array of activities for children. Whether the weather is wet or dry there also something to do and somewhere to go. Main attractions such as the Blue Lagoon water adventure park, Folly Farm, Heatherton and Oakwood Theme Park are just a few of the amazing places that kids and adults alike can spend a great time and create fantastic memories.
The Blue Lagoon is simply great fun a place, especially on a wet day to spend a few hours in one of the UK’s premier Water adventure parks. A lazy river exits the building to an outdoor bubble pool. There is an outdoor and indoor spa pool ideal for relaxation and fun, two interactive wet play areas – one for very young children, the other for the not so young.
There are loungers, patios, observation decks and timber walkways and the temperatures and humidity within the structure are maintained at constantly perfect levels.
Overlooking the whole complex are wet and dry café and bar areas. Oh, and in what is believed to be a world first, Blue Lagoon is heated by biomass. Warmth is provided by the nearby energy centre, which is fuelled by woodchip and miscanthus (really tall grass) grown by local farmers.
Folly Farm is a well established adventure park & zoo. This is fun for all ages and a great opportunity for kids to get up close to many animals. Folly Farm opened as a tourist attraction in 1988, a farm diversification project which was the brainchild of dairy farmer Glyn Williams and his wife Anne, a Head Teacher. To this day Folly Farm’s mission remains to “Educate and Entertain”.
Folly farm is truly a great place to visit and you will certainly never get bored. Highly recommended.
Oakwood Theme Park has all the roller coasters you could want. A true gem of a day out. The rides that Oakwood offers cater for all ages and i can assure all the adults will want to be getting on the rides as well. Great rides such as “speed” and “megaphobia” will get you adrenaline buzzing but also more low key rides such as “plane crazy” and “spooky 3D” are just as much fun. In total there are approx 25 amazing fun rides that you can enjoy a great day out. There is plenty of parking so do not worry about your car.
Heatherton is truly a family activity park. Situated not far from tenby Heatherton offers great fun and games for all the family. Heatherton is a free admission attraction, providing a pay when you play facility, allowing customers to choose what they want to partake in before purchasing tickets. Anyone who then does not wish to participate can spectate with no extra cost, but it is guaranteed that once you witness the extensive range of activities on offer, it will be difficult to resist!!
The Sports Park is a dog-friendly attraction, as we at Heatherton appreciate the importance of pets in family life. All dogs must be kept on a lead at all times and are not permitted in the main reception or restaurant facilities. Water is provided for dogs outside of main reception.
Heatherton’s staff are all trained and experienced, and provide a fun and safe environment for all customers. Special attention will be given to young children and special needs, to ensure complete enjoyment and safety.
Height and age restrictions can apply to some activities, so you are recommended to either check the restrictions of the activities within the website or call main reception.
These are just some of the great activities that kids of all ages will love on your visit to Pembrokeshire. Be sure to check them out!