Holidays in West Wales
Folly Farm Pembrokeshire
Perfect for wet days in Pembrokeshire with the family! Nestled away just to the North of Tenby and Saundersfoot and to the West of Amroth in Begelly, Pembrokeshire, lies Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo! With an idealistic rural facade and backdrop, get lost and immersed in the wonder of all things wild and free! - The perfect playground for adventurers of all ages! A must see if coming to Pembrokeshire on self catering family holiday!
Discover farmyard favourites in the Jolly Barn, from mice, chicks and rabbits, goats and sheep to miniature ponies, pigs and a huge Shire Horse – Just like ‘Angus’ from Disney’s ‘Brave’ film! The Jolly Barn is completely undercover so perfect for wet weather activities with all the family. In the Jolly Barn you will also find ‘Cwtch Corner’ (Cwtch is Welsh for Cuddle!) Where you can get hands-on with all of your furry friends! There are Goat Milking Demonstrations, a Chick Incubation exhibit and the "Discovery Farmyard" and a whole range of interactive, educational exhibits where you can learn more about the different farming processes, animal families and where food comes from. There are also a number of hand washing and sanitising facilities throughout the park – so no need to worry if you have forgotten to bring the baby wipes!
Whilst the sun is shining, why not make the most of the Folly Zoo – with over 50 different species and over 250 animals in total this is definitely a spectacle not to be missed come rain or shine! From Meercats and Penguins to Camels, Lemurs and Giraffes you will be enthralled with all the wonders of the world that you will find here! The Giraffe Heights Walkway is fantastic - you can get up close and if you’re lucky, touch the Giraffes from this vantage point!
Be sure to pay a visit to Europe's largest undercover vintage funfair, perfect for all the family if you are looking for wet weather activities to escape the rain, or even if you’re not! There are many opportunities to win prizes and souvenirs and some excellent rides for all ages, including Golden Gallopers, Chair-O-Planes, Dodgems, The Rock 'n Roll Waltzer to name just a few.
There are playgrounds a plenty and many places to stop for food or refreshment. Picnic areas are frequent here too if that is your preference whilst on a self catering family holiday. If the weather takes a turn for the worst, fear not! Head into Carousel Woods – just behind the Vintage Funfair, an indoor play area which will keep the children amused for hours with tables and chairs and coffee on hand to appease mum and dad! The perfect day out for families on holiday whatever the weather, you truly can spend the whole day soaking up the joyful atmosphere that the Award Winning attraction that is Folly Farm offers – Winners of Wales Tourist Board's 'Best Day Out in Wales' award in 2005 and 2010 and in 2009 winners of Pembrokeshire Tourism's 'Best Family Day Out' award.