Dale Fort FSC, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire. SA62 3RD
Call them on 01646 636205 (Mon-Fri, 9am–5pm)
OverviewFSC Dale Fort is a Field Studies Council centre set in a spectacular location high on the cliffs within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, giving superb views over the sea. Built in 1856 to defend the Milford Haven waterway against invasion, it has been a field centre since 1948. This inspirational and unique centre welcomes all types of bookings including singles, couples, groups of adults, families and extended family groups. Rated 3* by Visit Wales, facilities include 3 accommodation blocks with single, twin, family and dormitory rooms (many en suite). Outside there are several outdoor games areas including a field for football, rugby, rounders, etc. A lawn and decked area has been created for relaxation on the top of the headland for spectacular views across Pembrokeshire and the Milford Haven waterway. Due to Covid-19, rooms are currently offered on a B&B basis at very reasonable rates.The centre has received the ‘Good to Go’ mark in recognition of following government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social/physical distancing.
We have received the ‘Good to Go’ mark in recognition of following government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social/physical distancing.
Dale Fort is right on the Wales Coastal Path, has 4 beaches within walking distance and is a short drive to both Marloes Sands (NT) and Skomer Island renowned for it's populations of puffins, guillemots and razorbills.
Beds & Rooms:139: 32 rooms (28 with sea views & 17 en suite) across 3 blocks.
Open:All year (incl Xmas & New Year)
Price per night:From £25pp (low season) to £40pp (high season). Discounts for groups.
Booking:Please enquire/book by e mail/phone. We require a reservation deposit with full balance payable four weeks prior to arrival.
Directions:From the M4 (junction 49) follow the A48 to Carmarthen and then the A40 to Haverfordwest. From Haverfordwest take the B4327 to Dale. Follow the road into the village of Dale. Take the left hand fork in the road following the waterfront. Just after the Griffin Inn there is a turning to the left sign-posted ‘Field Studies Centre.’ The centre is located at the end of the lane. Please be careful on the lane, it is very narrow with only a few passing places.
Public Transport:The nearest railway station is Milford Haven. For details of buses please visit www.traveline.cymru
Walks:Long Distance Walks Wales Coast Path
Reopening 2021 We’re Good to Go By the Sea New to the Independent Hostels Network Accommodation for Cyclists Outdoor Education Centes Field Studies Council Eco Hostels Available to Individuals Large Hostels Accessible to disabled people School Groups
This accommodation is available at the following peak timesAvailable for Christmas 2021
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Fancy staying in a Welsh Fort?
March 24th 2021
FSC Dale Fort is re-opening on 21st May, so now’s your chance. You should seize it with both hands, as the unique coastal fortress in Pembrokeshire is taking bookings for individuals, couples, households and groups (in line with the latest Government guidelines). Normally only available to larger groups, the Covid-19 restrictions have meant you have this window of opportunity. Book room only, B&B, full or half board. Treat your family to a holiday to remember after a year to forget. Dale Fort is only open for certain periods. Read on to find out when.
Friday 21st May to Monday 24th May Weekend opening
Thursday 27th May to Sunday 6th June Half term. Open all of half term
W/C Monday 7th June – Sunday 18th July Open for long weekends (Thurs – Sun)
W/C Monday 19th July – Sept Open 7 days
Fancy staying at a fort on the Pembrokeshire cliffs?
August 25th 2020
FSC Dale Fort is now offering rooms on a B&B basis. What a fantastic chance to treat yourself and your family to a truly unique experience
Surrounded by sea and stunning views on 3 sides, your stay will be accompanied by the mesmerising sound of waves and abundant wildlife.