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 Discover the Celtic fringe…

Ceredigion and North Pembrokeshire are steeped in Celtic tradition. Connect with the past through the castles, Celtic crosses, Iron Age relics and museums on the Western periphery of the UK.

There are 51 forts and castles in Pembrokeshire.

Cilgerran Castle just up the road from Croft Farm, was first mentioned by name in 1164. Pembrokeshire has a variety of religious sites of interest to explore.

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Visit the ruins of the Abbey at St Dogmaels. At Nevern Castle, you can listen to talks about the current excavation being led by Dr Chris Caple of Durham University. Also find out about the Nevern Cross,bleeding Yew and Orgam writing at this historic site. Nearby Pentre Ifan is a bronze age megalithic site dating from around 4000 BC.

Visit the remains of an Iron Age Hill Fort at Castell Henllys. Petrol heads can spend an afternoon at the small Internal Fire Museum in Tanygroes, while The Heritage Centre in Cardigan brings alive the story of this coastal port town.

There’s so much history and spiritual tradition to uncover here in this unspoilt corner of West Wales. Croft Farm & Celtic Holidays offers an ideal base for exploring the Celtic heritage of West Wales, the 51 castles and forts in Pembrokeshire provide castle lovers with a different view every day.