North Pembrokeshire Events

Cycling, fishing, walking, riding and watersports, including that famously Pembrokeshire invention: coasteering.

Whether you feel like a leisurely walk or getting your adrenaline pumping, get in touch with your adventurous side.

Cycling

Plenty of hills but many miles of beautiful, level quiet roads that will take you to some of our secret places. Cycling North Pembrokeshire is fun and offers everything from a gentle ride along picturesque Gwaun Valley to challenging circular routes on the Tour of Pembrokeshire roads.

Fishing

There are also plenty of opportunities for the adventurous sea angler both around Fishguard’s large harbour and in the secluded bays and inlets along our spectacular coast. Or, closer at hand and more accessible, why not try your hand at coarse fishing on peaceful, picturesque and safe lakes?

Walking

Walking short or long trails in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park spectacular can be easier by using these websites www.pembrokeshirecoast.org.uk/ or
walking-pembrokeshire.co.uk
Or why not try some of the more accessible walks on this page?

Water Sports

North Pembrokeshire is a mecca for watersports lovers and newcomers alike. kayaking, surfing, coasteering, sailing, boat trips and much more. Triathlon, Red Bull Diving and locally grown blue ribband event the Fishguard Bay Ocean Race (FBOR’22) along Pembrokeshire’s prizewinning.

Last Invasion Celebrations

Last Invasion Of Britain 2022

2022 will be the 225th anniversary of the Last Invasion of Mainland Britain and the Fishguard Invasion Centre Trust and volunteers have been planning a number of events for our community and visitors to enjoy.  We have a broad calendar of events to suit all interests – check out our website for details.

January 12th Illustrated Last Invasion talk by Edward Perkins

February
19th afternoon – town walk and a Jemima Party at Ffwrn
19th evening Twmpath Dawns with The Acorns Ceilidh Band at Ffwrn
Dan Snow History Hit – interview with the Trust (date tbc)

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Last Invasion Celebrations

Last Invasion 225th Anniversary

March

1st launch of genealogy project – 10 families trace their ancestry to 1797
10th Last Invasion Quiz in the Royal Oak
15th History evening at Theatr Gwaun

April

3rd Screening of Mis Bach Du at Theatr Gwaun
30th Live Last Invasion Play at Theatr Gwaun – matinee and evening

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Fishguard Round Table Soap Box Derby

Soap Box Derby

Join the sunsoaked soapbox derby in Fishguard on Saturday 23rd July as a flotilla of creative carts hurtle down Lota Park hill in front of hundreds of excited spectators. The competitors take have a practice run, then three timed runs before a final celebration run to do anything they want!

Organised by Fishguard and District Round Table, members will be out and about early, setting up strawbale barriers at the side of the track and the infamous ramp jump. Expect crowds of locals and visitors, some from far afield cheering on the daredevil soapbox jockys as they take on the twists and turns of Lota Park hill.

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Fishguard Folk Festival

Fishguard Folk Festival 

Fishguard Folk Festival, the friendly folk festival by the sea, takes place over the late May Bank Holliday. Most of the events free, apart from three ticketed concerts. Free events include concerts, sessions, workshops, singarounds, a ceilidh/twmpath, dance displays, the Pirates and Smugglers Walk, and much more. Headline acts in 2022 were: Welsh folk supergroup ALAW, The Jackie Oates Trio, and The Shackleton Trio. Musicians come from England, Ireland and of course Wales, including local favourites and new discoveries. Full details of the Festival including the line-up are at www.fishfolkfest.co.uk.

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Fishguard Lifeboat

Fishguard Lifeboat 200th Anniversary

We are the RNLI: the charity that saves lives at sea and our Lifeboat Station in Fishguard and Goodwick will be celebrating their 200th birthday in 2022. We hope to run a range of events and fundraisers to celebrate over the year, which you will find all about on our Facebook page – Fishguard and Goodwick RNLI Lifeboat Station. Please do get involved and help us celebrate and if you would like volunteer for the RNLI please do get in touch with our Volunteer Team on 0300 300 9990.

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Round Table

Fishguard and Goodwick Round Table

Fishguard and District Round Table will be as busy as ever through 2022, raising vital funds for causes throughout our community. Raft Race Family Fun Day, Soapbox Derby and Fishguard Carnival, are some of the highlights for us which draw crowds from far and wide every year.

For more information on our events, and the worthy causes that we support, please visit and like our Facebook page.

You can also email Fishguard@roundtable.org.uk

 
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Tour of Pembrokeshire

Tour Of Pembrokeshire

The 2022 Tour of Pembrokeshire will be held on Saturday the 14th of May 2022 leaving from St Davids to take in the west coast of the county before winding its way into the Preseli Hills. The route then takes the riders from the Gwaun Valley into Fishguard and along the Parrog. The riders will take on a timed hill climb up the formidable hill into Stop and Call, it’s sure to be a great spectacle with a stream of riders toiling up steep gradients throughout the early afternoon.

Soak in the unique Tour of Pembrokeshire atmosphere with our event video from our last big day out in May 2019.

 

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Raft Race

Raft Race

Fishguard and District Round Table’s Raft Race and Fun Day offers an afternoon full of entertainment, with a sandcastle competition, children’s beach treasure hunt, live music and the crazy, annual raft race!

There will be bouncy castles, a barbecue, stalls and fairground games ideal for families from the twin towns and visitors. It will be a fun packed day with lots of things going on.

Soak up the atmosphere on one of our big, community fun days!

 

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Fishguard Leisure Centre

Fishguard Leisure Centre

Fishguard Leisure Centre is a superb modern sports hall and pool with a stunning range of facilities!

25-metre swimming pool, children’s learner pool, swimming pool viewing area, multi-purpose sports hall, sports hall viewing gallery, sauna, state of the art fitness suite with satellite TV and brand new Technogym equipment,10 Technogym spin bikes, seated vending area, outdoor tennis courts, disabled access and facilities including parking, swimming pool hoist, dance studio, function room, all weather pitch.

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Havard Stables

Fishguard Bay Ocean Race 2022

The Fishguard Bay Ocean Race 2022 is a major downwind race on – 16 & 17th July for Ocean Racing Skis, along Pembrokeshire’s wild, award winning north coast – starting at Goodwick beach and crossing 17km of open sea to finish on the wide sandy beach at Newport.

FBOR’22 will be the 7th year of this annual tussle, since last year also the Welsh Ocean Ski National Championship. Paddlers from all over the UK and beyond compete with their extreme fitness, navigation, boat-handling and seamanship skills, to win this “black-belt,” no-holds-barred ocean race.

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Fishguard show

Fishguard Show

Don’t miss the 165th Fishguard Agricultural Show the largest one day traditional agricultural show in Pembrokeshire. A fun day out for all the family to enjoy!

Friday 5th August 2022

Come and experience the largest one day traditional agricultural show in Pembrokeshire. Experience a taste of Pembrokeshire agricultural life with Cattle, Welsh Ponies, Shetland and Miniature ponies, Show Jumping, Lambs, Pigs, Vintage machinery, Horticultural Section, Food and Craft Marquee and Dog Show and so much more!

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Fishguard New Year's Eve party

Fishguard New Year’s Eve Party 2022

The Fishguard New Years Eve street party was started in 2000 & has grown from strength to strength. We have now added other New Years Eve Events to our Street Party including our fabulous Winter Wonderland situated inside the Town Hall where kids of all ages can join in with our celebration.

With the public health restrictions 2021 party had to be cancelled at the last moment but we’re confident that Fishguard NYE 2022 will be outstanding and look forward to welcoming you. We’re listed in the “Top 10 places to be” so we must be doing something right and don’t forget or fabulous Fireworks display, kindly donated by Stena Line Ferries.

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