Unearth the Past and Embrace Adventure in Goodwick

 Travel back in time and immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of history with the Pilgrim pathways, monolithic stone circles, and a glimpse into stone age life. Relive the historic last invasion of 1797 by Napoleonic forces, led by an Irish American, as you explore the captivating stories woven into the fabric of our town.

Engage with locals to understand how our jobs and towns have been shaped by the political landscape of the 1970s. For stargazers, the Gwaun Valley offers a celestial spectacle, revealing the Andromeda Galaxy or the Rings around Saturn against the backdrop of the dark night skies.

In Goodwick, our days are filled with dynamic activities, from coasteering, fishing for Mackerel, and learning to paddleboard to racing kayaks, participating in triathlons, horse riding, and braving the winter waves while fully suited up for surfing the Irish Sea.

Renowned for its vibrant festivals, Goodwick hosts annual events celebrating jazz, cultural music, food, drinks, and the iconic New Year's Eve Party on the square. There's no time to dig in the sand – we're too busy embracing adventure and creating memories that last a lifetime. Come join us this year...

Coastal Walks and Historic Trails

Embark on a coastal odyssey from Goodwick to St David's Cathedral on the enchanting "Wexford-Pembrokeshire Pilgrim Way". Explore megalithic remains, traverse the Bryniau Preseli Hills, and unveil breathtaking views of the natural living world around us. This journey, whether organized or your own discovery,  is a communion with nature, whether on the mainland or from various coastal islands just off the coastline. 

A Breathtaking Equestrian Adventure...

Saddle up for an unforgettable equestrian adventure meticulously crafted by local organizers. Traverse lush valleys and scenic beachfronts, immersing yourself in the breathtaking beauty of North Pembrokeshire.

Experience the charm of picturesque landscapes as you ride through undulating terrains, forging a profound connection with nature. Explore the heights of the Gwaun Valley and descend to the depths of numerous rugged beachfronts, each offering a unique and awe-inspiring backdrop you wont forget.

Whether you're a seasoned rider or a novice, this locally organized equestrian adventure promises an enchanting ride through the heart of North Pembrokeshire's natural wonders. Discover the beauty that awaits as you create lasting memories on horseback in Fishguard & Goodwick.

Goodwick Moor Bird Sanctuary

Step into the newly opened Goodwick Moor bird sanctuary, a haven for bird enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Discover a variety of unique bird species and relish the tranquility of this carefully preserved sanctuary.

Paddling Starts Here...

Navigate the coastal waters with the wind in your hair and the sea beneath your paddle board. Whether you're an experienced paddler or a novice adventurer, Lower Town, Fishguard offers a thrilling learning experience amidst the panoramic views of the rugged coastline.

Fishguard is all about local sustainability...

We invite you on a journey through cultural heritage and farm-to-table delights. Local markets and high street shops showcase artisanal bread, dairy, fish, meats and fresh vegetables, emphasizing our commitment to sustainability.

Pubs and cafes in the vicinity contribute to this ethos. Delve deeper to uncover the enduring craftsmanship that defines the area, from exquisite woolen designer blankets produced by local millers to captivating artworks by local photographers and craftsmen.

Fishing in the Irish Sea

Embark on a fisherman's paradise as you cast your line into the Irish Sea (Atlantic waters), seeking the thrill of catching prawn, lobster, crab, mackerel or herring for tea! Feel the excitement  against the stunning backdrop of Fishguard's coastal charm.

Surfing the Atlantic Wave

Feel the rush of adrenaline as you catch the Atlantic wave along Fishguard's coastline. Whether you're a seasoned surfer or a beginner, our multitude of  shorelines and beaches are the perfect canvas for riding the wave and experiencing the sheer power of the sea.