The High Street
We may not boast the big city glitz . . .
. . but you’ll find a wide variety of what you need, plus a wealth of quality local crafts, food and momentos.
Whether you are a visitor or a resident of North Pembrokeshire, you will be surprised at the range of small independent shops in Fishguard and Goodwick. We don’t have the glitzy shopping malls of cities. Our shops tend to be family businesses, so why not take time to chat with those who serve you. Take the opportunity to learn about the local area, its history, and some Welsh language phrases.
We are blessed with having three chemists, two dentists, optometrist, health food shop, delicatessen, several local craft and gift shops, stationers, card shops, two post offices, jewellers, art galleries, antiques, haberdashery, DIY, furniture, household goods, fresh food, butchers, electrical supplies, supermarkets, sweet shop, florist, beauticians, hairdressers, clothes, four charity shops, lots of cafes and takeaways and more than enough pubs to go round!
To complement all these we have markets on Thursdays and Saturdays. If you need more money there are several cash machines. The skills of local people expand beyond art, craft and music. You can get your clothes repaired, watch batteries replaced, cars repaired, and much more, so just ask since you can get most of your needs met here in Fishguard and Goodwick. You need fishing tackle, to plan a wedding or even a funeral, legal or financial advice? You want to know about local history, to find a taxi to the airport, an umbrella or a spare pair of socks? This is Friendly Fishguard – we can probably find what you want!
Seaways is an independent bookshop in the heart of Fishguard and we are proud of our interesting, wide-ranging stock of books. We also sell maps, guidebooks, art materials, bargain books, beautiful cards, CDs, gift wrap and jigsaws. If we don’t have the book you want in stock we are happy to order it for you – and usually have it by the next day.
“We happened on this bookshop quite by chance. I love small bookshops but this one beats them all.” ~ “This is the classic independent bookshop – inspiring readers with imagination and creativity.” ~ “This shop is the antidote to mindlessness.”
Sanz is an independent fashion and lifestyle store for men, ladies, children and babies, supplying brands from all over the world such as Superdry, Joules, Crocs, Bebe Holic, IB Laursen, Boltze. Particular attention goes to children’s clothing supplied by international brands such as 1+ In The Family, Anggo Bebe, Aosta etc.
Sanz has grown from strength to strength to become one of the leading fashion and lifestyle stores in West Wales, stocking all the top brands at competitive prices. We are a family-run business and pride ourselves on being competitive, up-to-date and an attentive friendly store.
Naturals is a delightful oasis of charm and fun offering a wonderful range of quality gifts, toys, clothes and furniture. We always have a fascinating selection of local items on display including beer from local breweries, hand made gin, whisky and an amazing variety of chocolates. We also keep fashion clothes for ladies and children and you can be sure to find some surprises! Peep in and take a look and you’ll be delighted!
Try our new line in men’s and women’s vegetarian shoes. Sizes 3-12, or visit to browse through the lovely and unusual Christmas gifts – you’re sure of a warm welcome.
We are a collective of local artists and craftmakers producing and selling unique, locally-made items at affordable prices, in all kinds of materials and styles. The talents our artisans have are many and varied and our broad range of creations includes; jewellery, art, knitting, felting, illustration, photography, candles, aromatics, food and beverages, sculpture, ceramics and more. In our well-stocked shop in Fishguard, you will be wowed by the creativity and painstaking work which has gone into the glorious gifts and treats, large and small, many of which can be found nowhere else. You could learn a new craft or skill with one of our regular craft workshops. We will welcome you in our shop where we have something for everyone!
North Pembrokeshire Crafters
North Pembrokeshire has a long tradition of independent self-sufficient creativity and is still home to a wonderful community of creative crafters.
Follow the links here to see a full page dedicated to displaying some of their inspiring work.
Barry Williams of Silver Stoves, with over 10 years experience in the solid fuel industry, prides himself on sound technical advice and high quality products so customers can rest assured their installations will perform to the highest standards for decades. Silver stoves offer warranties on all work and products and works with customers from concept to completion, from creating the space to house your solid fuel appliance, to installing the appliance and servicing and cleaning the installation via our sister company, The Pembrokeshire Chimney Sweep. Our new showroom at 1 High Street, Fishguard, displays a range of stoves and ancillaries for all situations and budgets. We also offer gas, electric, biomass and bioethenol appliances alongside our usual solid fuel ranges.
A&E Nichols is an independent furniture retail store supplying beds, bedroom furniture, hardware, cookware and general household goods in Fishguard since 1908 and by the 4th generation of the Nichols family. We supply good quality merchandise and have a simple ethos “If it’s not in stock we can probably get it!” Often described the shop as an Aladdin’s cave, we sell hardware, cookware, household goods, also beds, bedroom furniture, rugs, mirrors and bedroom accessories, and agents for shoe and sewing machine repairs.
Precious Metal and Art Ltd
Alan Houghton, Precious Metal and Art Ltd, has worked in the jewellery trade for 47 years in Liverpool, Hatton Garden, Birmingham and Pembrokeshire, making bespoke pieces of exceptionally high quality on special commission; also repairs, stone replacement and alterations by arrangement.
Fishguard, SA65 9AE
Tel: 01348 873233
The Flower Garden
With over 20 years of experience Allison can provide beautiful arrangements, bouquets or plants for any occasion – birthdays, parties, anniversaries and funerals. There is a selection of cards, gifts and candles to choose from. You can drop into the shop, or make an order by phone. Most credit cards accepted. Please contact us to arrange same day delivery.
The Flower Garden is a member of Teleflorist. Find us at 231, High Street
Tel: 01348 873796
Fishguard Post Office
Come to the Post Office Fishguard for all Post Office services including: Bureau de change, passport services and car tax.
We’re also happy to be Stockists of Carrie Elspeth and Ronin designer jewellery, quality toys, Bruder, Orchard and much more.
View our fine range of greetings cards and gifts including a range of books in Welsh.
Call in soon at the Post Office Fishguard! Galwch Mewn i’r Swyddfa Post Abergwaun!
Janes Fishguard is the unique combination of a modern wool/craft shop, and contemporary coffee house with a rear garden, dogs are welcome in the garden. The personal service and attention to customers’ requirements is as important in the future as it has always been.
We stock the largest selection of yarns from most leading wool brands, also embroidery, cross stitch, tapestry, beads and jewellery findings, Dylon, buttons, haberdashery and more!! As the campaign for wool continues and we try to help support our farmers, we are sourcing and supplying more local and British wools made completely in Britain.
Fishguard Thursday Market
Fishguard’s Traditional Thursday Market is a chartered market and the original local market. Held in the Town Hall every Thursday 8am – 3pm you can find a wide variety of fabulous stalls bringing you simply everything you could want from a market; two butchers, a fishmonger, fruit, veg, plants, bread, cakes, coffee, books, local crafts and more!
Known as the social hub of the town, you can meet your friends and browse the stalls in a friendly, bright, warm, lively atmosphere. Don’t take our word for it; pop and see our regular traders every Thursday, as well as our visiting traders and see for yourself.
At Fishguard Town Hall 8am-3pm every Thursday
Bettabuys Fishguard is an independent family run store next to West St Car Park. The store is in its 30th year and was taken over six years ago by Judith and David Jones. We sell a wide variety of everyday goods from household, hardware, pet items, toys, stationery, plastics, some electrical items and seasonal items.
Please call in for a browse and see your yourself.
Easy parking in Fishguard’s West St Car Park – turn left at the Post Office – the with some free parking at the store.
Open hours: 9am-5pm Monday to Saturday, Bank Holidays 10am-4pm.
West Street Sweets
We’re a family run business, located at No.8 West Street, Fishguard. For sweet lovers, West Street Sweets is a little treasure trove, filled with traditional favourites to modern delights. When you step in, you will soon feel a sense of nostalgia as you see the shelves filled with beautiful Victorian style jars, filled to the brim with some familiar old friends.
For others it will be an experience of discovery as they see some of our most traditional and retro selection for the very first time. The fun doesn’t stop there though, as you’ll also be able to have a taste of America from our import section. we also offer bespoke made to order services for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, and special gifts.
Post Office Goodwick
Goodwick Post Office and Stores sells balls and everything else you need for the beach! A huge range of your favourite newspapers and magazines. And a wide selection of Welsh goods, books, souvenirs, maps and guides. Plus cards, wrapping, toys and gifts. We invite you to get stuffed on our freshly-baked rolls and pies.
We also sell fruit and vegetables, local milk, bread, cakes, sweets and confectionery. Also Post Office counter, National Lottery and Pay Point. Your local premier convenience store has some of the best offers in Fishguard and Goodwick! New deals every month and long Post Office hours including Sunday morning!
Myrtle Pharmacy provides NHS and private prescriptions, advice on medicines and minor ailments, NHS stop smoking service, medicine reviews and post-hospital discharge reviews. We also provide a free prescription delivery service.
Our aim is to achieve the highest level of primary healthcare provision to the local community. We endeavour to provide a full range of quality goods and services that are value for money and readily accessible to all in need of them in every one of the 31 branches serving communities across South Wales.
Head to our pharmacy and health section for the products and services you need to help you keep on form. We may have expanded to offer a wide range of products, but we’ve also stayed true to our origins as a pharmacy – and you’ll find the products and services you need to help you stay healthy at Boots.
From weight loss products to help you stay in shape, to health equipment to keep you in check on the go, we’ve got health products for just about everyone. And if you’re feeling under the weather, and need a prescription you can get the medicine you need dispensed through our pharmacy prescription services.