Sir Benfro

Old Coach House, Fishguard

Formerly known as the Swan until 1987 when the new licensees Paul and Debbie Johnson oversaw the extension, refurbishment and name change of the pub

The landlord of the pub between 1846 and 1852 was one Captain John Evans who played a major role in the rescue of the crew of the Sir Peregrine which ran aground near Fishguard in 1846

The field behind the pub was much used for agricultural sales

Exterior walls of the Old Coach House depicts murals of the French Invasion of 1787 by local artists Leon Olin and Sylvia Gainsford

Hean Castle, Saundersfoot

Originally known as the Picton Castle Inn when built in the 1840s but became known as the Hean Castle in the 1870s.  An impressive three storey building overlooking the seaside resort of Saundersfoot. 

The travel writer George Borrow is said to have stayed at the inn in 1857

Refurbished during the 1960s by the then landlord Wyndham Evans.

The landlord during the early 1890s was one Louis Lillburn who was also the Harbour Master.

Jeffreyston Inn, Jeffreyston

Known locally as the 'Jeff' and formerly known as the Churchill Arms.  Originally a farm and apparently still haunted by a Mrs Herbert who once lived on the premises

Carew Inn, Carew

The Carew Inn was once the estate pub of the Trollope-Bellow family and the local tailor names James Freeman was the first landlord in 1868

A year later it became the meeting place for the local Friendly Society called the Carew Ivorites Club

Licenses laws were closely adhered and the landlady, Martha Freeman, was fined one shilling for serving beer to a customer two minutes after closing time!

Pendre Inn, Cilgerran

One of the oldest pubs in west Wales and built of thick local slate and stone.  During the early 20th century the Pendre was run by the George family with Mrs Mary Ann George running the pub from 1912 to 1932 where she brewed her own beer (as was the custom of many of the local public houses)

It is said that through the small windows of the inn, flagons of beer were passed to the men who were looking after the travellers horses.

Abergwaun Hotel, Fishguard

Located on the Square in Fishguard and formerly known as the Commercial with its name being changed in 1952.  An old Coaching inn dating back 200 years which was put up for auction in 1827 and described as having a bar, seven bedrooms, malthouse and brewing kitchen.

Margaret and Elizabeth Rees took over the Hotel in 1900 and ran the establishment until 1936

As with other pubs owned by Innkeeper Wales the Abergwaun became an S.A. Brain house

An ideal location to tour Pembrokeshire or catch the ferry to Ireland

Royal Oak, Fishguard

One of Wales's best known pub located in Fishguard, Pembrokeshire.  Hugh Meyler was landlord was the landlord of the Royal Oak for nearly sixty years in which the pub became synonomous with the French surrender of 1787 where Colonel Thomas Knox and Lord Cawdor received two French Officers to negociate surrender terms.  Objects from the invasion can still be seen in the pub to this day.

S.A. Brain the Cardiff Brewers bought the Royal Oak in 2001 and Paul and Debbie Johnson became their first tenants

The Bush Inn, Robeston Wathen

The Busg Inn, Robeston WathenTowards Canaston Bridge stands the Bush Inn which at one time was a small cottage inn, which dates back to the 1840s.

The Cambrian Inn

A 16th century inn located in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.  The Cambrian is split in two between the bar and busy restaurant.  Fish a popular dish in the restaurant.
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Trewern Arms, Nanhyfer

Tafarn o’r unfed ganrif ar bymtheg wedi’i leoli ar lannau’r afon Nanhyfer, Sir Benfro.  Man delfrydol i bysgota ac yn agos iawn i’r llwybrau cerdded ym Mharc Cenedlaethol Arfordir Penfro neu fynyddoedd y Preselau.

Ymddangosodd y Trewern Arms yn y ‘Good Food Guide’


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