Updated: Dec 2, 2019
September is an amazing time to explore the stunning Pembrokeshire countryside.
Glamping in September means cosying up with Welsh wool blankets, luxury feather duvets & snuggling around the campfire (& log burners in our Nature Domes). It's enjoying the feeling of being close to nature, reconnecting with yourself and each other.
In September, most of the summer holiday crowds back in school & work. You get more that little bit more peace, time & space to take everything in, relax and have an incredible holiday!
We have put together a list of events, experiences & foodie delights to discover this September near to Top of the Woods!
1. Stargazing & Astro-photography Experience (1st Sep – other dates available)
By Dark Sky Wales. Stargazing in Pembrokeshire with your very own astronomer! Take in the stunning stars and “deep sky” objects in an area with incredible dark skies. No prior knowledge or equipment required. 3 hour experience held near Bosherton, Pembrokeshire. Find out more.
2. IronMan Wales. 15th September.
Wales’ oldest seaside town, Tenby, hosts ones of the toughest races in the world! With a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile cycle AND a marathon. Why not get into the spirit of things, cheer on some competitors and see this beautiful town at the same time?! Find out more.
3. Tenby Arts Festival. 21st - 28th September.
A glorious late summer event, including; stimulating talks, music, drama & art workshops. All set in the stunning seaside town of Tenby to inspire you! Find out more.
4. Bluestone Brewing Co. "End of Summer Blowout". 7th September.
A family run brewery situated on a working farm in the foothills of the Preseli mountains. Producing hand crafted real ales using their own spring water, uniquely filtered through the Preseli bluestones. Their end of summer blowout is sure to be a good one, with great live music and plenty of beer!
5. Move on Up! At the Small World Theatre, Cardigan. 21st September.
Join The Small World Theatre for the hottest selection of funk, soul & beyond! Get ready for an eclectic mix of Detroit Soul, New Orleans Funk, West Coast Wah-Wah, Harlem Shuffle & New York Disco! A great excuse for a night out dancing! Find out more
6. Rhosygilwen. Kongero - Swedish Folk'Apella. 22nd September.
A beautiful venue very near to Top of the Woods, who host a range of music, arts & cultural events. “An all embracing Scandinavian folk music experience. Blue notes, amazing vocal polyphony, groovy, powerful and intimate.” Find out more
7. Narberth Food Festival. 28th – 29th September.
Narberth is well known as a gastronomic town with cuisines from all over the world. Plus, the Malthouse Antiques Centre in Narberth it is great excuse to get lost for a few hours!
Their food festival is bound to be a good one, with over 50 food & drink producers showcasing the very best of Welsh produce. Professional chefs (including ‘Bake Off’ star, Jon Jones!) and live music & entertainment!
8. Fine Dining at Llys Meddyg, Newport.
A stylish, ‘à la carte’ restaurant in Newport, offering a great range of dishes for lunch & evening meals using fresh local ingredients. Enjoy a romantic fireside meal nestled under Carningli mountain. You could then head down to the beach and take in the stunning views!
9. Fish & Chips on the beach!
Last but not least, we think this is a really simple but effective way to enjoy a gorgeous late summer evening. A sunset stroll on the beach followed by some delicious comfort food, before heading back to snuggle up under the stars in your luxury glamping accommodation is the stuff dreams are made of!
Which beach? There are tonnes to choose from near to TOTW. Some remote, some where you can get a bite to eat nearby. You could stop at the Ferry Inn, St Dogmeals for a bite to eat on your way to Poppit Sands, for a sunset stroll down the big, sandy beach. Or head to the Shed Bistro, Porthgain after an incredible coastal walk along the cliffs.