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 accommodates individuals, families and groups of all sizes up to a maximum of 139 and is ideally suited to schools, clubs, conferences, gatherings of friends & family and single family holidays. Rated 3* by Visit Wales, facilities include 3 accommodation blocks with single, twin, family and dormitory rooms (many en suite). There are 4 meeting rooms and a large library which can easily seat 100, a spacious dining room and plenty of communal areas including a games room. 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. Self catering in the modern commercial kitchen is possible with sole use bookings, otherwise meals are provided. 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. Outdoor activities can be organised all year round.
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:Prices vary with group size. Please enquire
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
This accommodation is by the sea, is in a National Park, is available to individuals, is an 'Eco Hostel' and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the Field Studies Council page, the map of accommodation for school groups and the Wales Coast Path.