Pembrokeshire Coast


Penquoit Centre, Lawrenny, Kilgetty, Pembrokeshire, SA68 OPL

The Penquoit Centre is a welcoming courtyard of historic longhouses converted into hostel accommodation for groups of 10 to 25 people. The land on which the centre stands includes a range of fields, ancient woodland, direct access to the Cresswell river and the Pembrokeshire National Park. The land is rich in birdlife, river, sea and wildfowl and within easy reach of over 20 beautiful beaches as well as the Preselli Hills, castles, Tenby and Caldy, riding and canoeing.

The hostel consists of 2 dormitories (one on the ground floor), communal showers and toilets. There are 2 private rooms, a large dining room with wood burning stove and a long room ideal for group activities, workshops and creativity. The kitchen is fully equipped and the centre is centrally heated. The Centre is ideal for family and friend get-togethers, art, yoga, drama, healing and dancing

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or call Joan Carlisle on
01646 651666

Rooms & Beds:

25+: 1×10, 1×15, + 2 private rooms.


All year.

Price per night:

£16 per person.


Booking essential, deposit 25%.

Ask for:

Joan Carlisle


M4 to Carmarthen, A40 towards Haverfordwest. At Canaston Bridge (just after Robeston Wathem) take A4075 for Pembroke. At Cresselly (6 miles) turn right, then right again at T junction. After small bridge turn left uphill towards Lawrenny, the Centre is on right (½ mile).

Public Transport:

Trains and National Express stop at Kilgetty or Tenby (7miles). Irish Ferry and Pembroke (6 miles). We can collect if necessary

This accommodation is available only to groups.

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Base your summer holiday in Lawrenny, Pembrokeshire

Base your summer holiday in Lawrenny, Pembrokeshire

A tidal valley, with old fashioned peace, and the Cresselly Arms stretching out towards the river

Visit the Penquoit Centre in this secluded estuary valley in Pembrokeshire to find a village that has the peaceful feel of the past.  Visit the hamlet of Cresswell Key, just a mile away.  Here the Cresselly Arms seems to stretch right across the road to reach the tidal Cresswell River, which oscillates between mud flats and still waters.  The Cresselly Arms has summer BBQ’s by the waters edge and on a lucky date in July you will find the Tenby Male Voice Choir singing with the pub to their backs and the river in front.   Just 20 minutes drive from the Penquoit Centre are the beaches of south Pembrokeshire with their sheltered sandy expanses and the interesting harbor town of Tenby with shops, museums and beaches.  Three miles from the Penquoit Centre are Carew Castle and Carew Tidal Mill.  Privately owned and open to the public for very economical rates, the Mill and the Castle make a great day. For a few weeks in summer Carew Castle hosts a medieval village, providing great activities for children and adults for the cost of a few groats.

Contact Penquoit Centre:

01646 651666Message