This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Goodwick. To help you make friends with Goodwick before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Situated in West Wales, the small coastal town Goodwick, Wales, is home to around two thousand people and well known for the nearby Goodwick Sands Beach and Strumble Head Lighthouse. Goodwick belongs to County Pembrokeshire, which boasts the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, with more than two hundred beautiful walks and an authentic as well as diverse wildlife with dolphins, whales, and seals in the sea. The core of the economy of the county is the tourism. Apart from the appealing nature, the county attracts tourists with the cultural heritage. In the national park, travelers can visit Pentre Ifan. It is one of Wales' most famous monuments and the biggest and best preserved Neolithic Welsh dolmen.
Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is famous for the spectacular landscape; the diverse wildlife; and the stunning nature, including well-known nature reserves, geology and archaeology. The coastline -- with its beautiful sandy beaches and rugged cliffs -- is very suitable for families with kids. The well-known Goodwick Sands is perfect for a sunny day on the beach. There is a nice promenade above the top of the beach and a long breakwater along which you can stroll.
The renowned dolmen Pentre Ifan is around forty kilometres away from Goodwick. The monument includes a collection of seven principal stones with a height up to five meters. It is believed that the whole monument was part of a communal burial. The stones were excavated in the twentieth century, but the structure dates back to the thirty-fifth century BC. If you are interested in Medieval history, check out Pembroke Castle. Originally, the first castle was established in the eleventh century by the Norman Lord Roger of Montgomery. It is around forty kilometers from Goodwick and the complex is open all year round.
The small village offers several holiday apartments, guesthouses, and options for a Goodwick, Wales hostel for budget travelers. Your Goodwick, Wales hostel will offer you beautiful views on the ocean, as options are nestled on the top of a cliff. The best and probably only option to get to a little remote Goodwick, Wales hostel is by car. You are likely to be located a few kilometers from the village centre if you stay at a Goodwick, Wales hostel; nevertheless, you won't be disappointed, as the landscape and the view from a Goodwick, Wales hostel is just brilliant. Keep in mind that in summer, the area can be busy and booking ahead is recommendable.
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