You may have been to one of Pembrokeshire luxury glamping breaks in the past, or you might like the idea of a glamping trip here, I mean, who wouldn’t? And if you haven’t stayed here then you probably have yet to visit the popular hot spots across the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park of which, as lovers of the outdoors, we adore everything it has to offer. In fact we appreciate it so much so that we thought we would do a feature on it! So here are 10 facts you didn’t know about this wonderful natural attraction.
- PCNP accommodates almost all of the Pembrokeshire Coast, every offshore island, the Daugleddau estuary as well as significant areas of the Preseli Hills and the Gwaun Valley too.
- The full length of this spectacular coastline measures in at an impressive 420 km.
- Private ownership – less than 2 per cent of the National Park area is owned by the Park Authority.
- The park covers quite a remarkable area- 615 sq. km in all.
- PCNP boasts as many as 11 Blue flag beaches and 14 Green Coast beaches.
- The PCNP is one of the smallest National Parks in the UK, but is home to one of the most diverse landscapes that any park has to offer.
- PCNP is a rather odd shape. If measured at its widest point it is around 16km wide, but when measured at its narrowest it is around just 100m wide.
- The residents total a population of 22,542 (2001)
- The National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act was passed in 1949.
- The most favoured landscapes in the country are National Parks. These landscapes cover approximately 20 per cent of the British countryside or 25 per cent if you are taking into consideration the Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Like what you’ve heard? Fancy a visit? Quality Unearthed has some amazing luxury camping accommodation for you to stay in that will make the trip a memorable, and dare we say it, perfect one… providing the weather is on our side!