10 things that couples or friends can do during Autumn in Pembrokeshire

We are the best place to stay if you are a group of friends or a couple. Central, beautiful, and next to all the stunning attractions in Pembrokeshire. Here are 10 things you can do in autumn while you stay. Take a walk along the Pembrokeshire Coast Path. The Pembrokeshire Coast Path is an 186-mile […]

Switch off at Sleekstone Holidays

We live in the picturesque county of Pembrokeshire, and we know that the beauty and tranquillity offer the perfect setting to unwind and leave the stresses of daily life. If you are staying at the Barn or Coach House from Sleekstone Holidays this year, you are in for a relaxing treat, where you can get […]

Why a beach holiday is relaxing for you and the family 

Enjoying the fresh sea breeze and warm sun: Nothing compares to the feeling of standing in the middle of a beautiful beach and feeling the gentle and refreshing sea breeze combined with the warmth of the sun. It’s like having your own private spa session, and it’s free! Taking a break from technology: A beach […]

Tudor Tuesdays – Sir Rhys Ap Thomas

We continue Tudor Tuesdays with the knight, and trusted advisor of Henry 7th, Sir Rhys Ap Thomas. Rhys ap Thomas rose to prominence during the Wars of the Roses, aligning himself with Henry Tudor, who would later become Henry VII of England. Rhys ap Thomas played a key role in Henry Tudor’s victory at the […]

Tudor Tuesdays – Jasper Tudor

We continue Tudor Tuesdays with a very important Welsh figure in our history, Jasper Tudor. Jasper Tudor was a significant figure in Welsh history. He played a key role in the Wars of the Roses and helped to establish the Tudor dynasty on the English throne. He was also the Earl of Pembroke from 1452 […]

Tudor Tuesdays – Henry VII

We continue Tudor Tuesday with the man himself, Henry VII, the first Tudor Monarch. Henry VII was born in Pembroke Castle on 28th January 1457, in a tower overlooking Westgate. Jasper Tudor took in his brother’s widowed and pregnant wife, Margaret Beaufort, who was only 12-14 years old at the time. She gave birth to […]

Tudor Tuesdays – Elizabeth 1st

We are ending our Women’s History Month, with fittingly, the last Tudor monarch and the product of a long history with Pembrokeshire, Elizabeth 1st. Elizabeth I was born in Greenwich on 7 September 1533, the daughter of Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn. Anne Boleyn was the marquess of Pembroke, a title that […]

Tudor Tuesdays – Elizabeth of York

With March being Women’s History Month, we are continuing with our History posts with the wife of Henry VII, Elizabeth of York.Elizabeth of York was Queen of England from her marriage to King Henry VII on 18 January 1486 until her death in 1503.   Elizabeth married Henry after his victory at the Battle of […]

Tudor Tuesdays – Anne Boleyn: The Marquess of Pembroke

With March being Women’s History Month, we are continuing with our History posts with The Marquess of Pembroke. The Marquess of Pembroke was a title in the Peerage of England created by King Henry VIII for his future spouse Anne Boleyn. Anne Boleyn is one of the most intriguing figures in British history. As the […]