Abereiddy Blue Lagoon from the air. Pembrokeshire Wales

Wales’ Year of the Sea 2018

Cleopatra News, Pembrokeshire

In April 2015, the Welsh Government announced a series of three themed years, part of an unprecedented campaign to promote Wales’ tourism offer under a unified approach for the first time. The first three years were confirmed as Year of Adventure 2016, Year of Legends 2017 and Year of the Sea 2018. Following the success of the first Year of …

Pembrokeshire Scallops, sustainably and locally caught, oh and they're bloomin' tasty!

Braving Welsh winter seas for Pembrokeshire Scallops

Cleopatra Pembrokeshire

Well they say you learn something new every day…. I didn’t know the scallop season was during the winter months. When most of us are hanging up our wetsuits for a winter break, the boys at Pembrokeshire Scallops are just getting started!! “Just after many Divers have put away their dive gear for the winter, having driven back from the …


Why everyone should spare 2 minutes when at the beach?

Gaz 'Chief' Pembrokeshire

2 minutes that is all the time you need to spare! Whenever you head down to the beach whether it be; winter/summer, rain/sun, 5 minutes for an ice-cream or a full day a splashing around, do a 2 minute beach clean. Essentially it involves pickup up any piece of rubbish that litters a beach area for (you guessed it, 120seconds). …

Adult and young acorn barnacles exposed at low tide


Gaz 'Chief' Coasteering, Pembrokeshire

You’ll see lots barnacles on your coastal adventures in Pembrokeshire, here are some of our top facts about them. All the milky coffee coloured dots on the rocks all around the coast line are barnacles. These are a type of arthropod crustacean related to crabs and lobster. Baby barnacles start life simply put as a one eyed larva, with bristles …

Year of adventure competition - win a weekend of adventure in Pembrokeshire Wales

Pembrokeshire adventure competition…

Cleopatra Pembrokeshire

The prize brings together 3 Award Winning Welsh experiences: A 5* family short break at Fron Fawr Cottages with complimentary use of the leisure facilities and services at  Clydey Cottages – awarded Best Play to Stay in Wales; A family coasteering session with Celtic Quest Coasteering – awarded Best Visitor Experience, and a family pass to Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo …

Mazda CoastalX CX3 tour visits Wales

Mazda #‎CoastalX‬ CX3 tour

Cleopatra Pembrokeshire

Mazda CoastalX CX3 tour visits Pembrokeshire Wales. Coastal road trips are awesome, stopping off at Abereiddy Beach for a dip in the sea and the blue Lagoon…perfect! Mazda #‎CoastalX‬ CX3 tour was last modified: April 18th, 2016 by Cleopatra

Abereiddy beach carpark coast erosion, storm damage without the sea wall

Shrinking carpark at Abereiddy, Pembrokeshire

Cleopatra Pembrokeshire

Realignment of the coastline at Abereiddy was identified as the best approach to addressing the failing sea wall and its impacts on the beach. The underlying thinking of the project was “to accept a move away from an ever increasing need for management”. I’ve been using Abereiddy and the Blue Lagoon for Coasteering and other adventure activities for over 20 …

Hanging out at Hangar 5

Cleopatra Pembrokeshire

Celtic Quest Coasteering were invited to join other Pembrokeshire Tourism businesses at a trade day held by Hangar 5 – Wales’ First Indoor Trampoline Park, Haverfordwest Pembrokeshire. A fantastic new facility with over 100 trampolines, soft play area for the little ones, cafe serving great coffee and tasty food. Well worth a visit if you’re feeling energetic! Hanging out at …

The team take on TreeTops…

Cleopatra Pembrokeshire

The team have waited all summer for a dry day ( a day not spent jumping in the sea) to go check out the adventures to be had at TreeTops Trail. The folks at Heatherton World of Activities invited the Celtic Quest Coasteering team along to check out TreeTops High Ropes Adventure Trail. Situated opposite Heatherton country park, TreeTops has …

Big Compass Jellyfish in the Blue Lagoon

Cleopatra Pembrokeshire

While Coasteering last week we spotted this big compass jellyfish swimming near the towers in the Blue Lagoon, Abereiddy Pembrokeshire. Luckily jellyfish just swim, they don’t chose where or how fast, they just swim or wallow in the currents. These guys can pack a nasty sting, so are best given a wide berth. Did you know that the endangered leatherback …