Solva harbour
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Solva Accommodation and Beach Guide


Once a thriving port with passenger ships bound for New York, Solva is a beautiful natural harbour that now welcomes pleasure boats and yachts.

Solva - Solfach

Once a thriving port with passenger ships bound for New York, Solva is a beautiful natural harbour that now welcomes pleasure boats and yachts.

Events in Solva

Sunday August 5 - Solva Regatta
Tuesday August 7 - Solva Children's Regatta

Attractions in Solva

Solva Woollen Mill is a working mill making and selling quality woven floor rugs and carpets. They also have a shop and tea room.

Activities in Solva

Solva Sailboats offers courses in sailing and power boating as well as boat yard services such as repairs and maintenance and boatbuilding. In 2007 a new venture taking pleasure trips or fishing trips will be available at all times of the tide, weather permitting. For further information please ring 01437 721697.

Wining & Dining in Solva

The village itself is as pretty as a picture and has a couple of shops and galleries as well as a surprising number of excellent places to eat and drink. The Old Pharmacy being one of the most famous as it is mentioned in the Which Good Food Guide. The menu focuses on fresh local produce and features local seafood, Solva lobster and crab, trout from the river. They also have a large vegetarian menu, as well as local beef and lamb. For reservations please call: 01437 720005. The Old Printing House is a traditional old fashioned tea rooms offering scrumptious cream teas and homemade cakes and soups, whilst offering a selection of curiosities and collectibles for sale! They also do a very good continental breakfast. For a view overlooking the harbour and river try The Harbour Inn, they have a patio with picturesque views, a sheltered beer garden, and a non-smoking family restaurant. Specials include fresh local crab and lobster in season and other top quality local seafood. On Sundays, there is a carvery lunch.

Shopping in Solva

Due to the fantastic light and scenery in Pembrokeshire, it attracts many artists and photographers. One such artist is Simon Swinfield, having spent many holidays in Pembrokeshire as a child, Simon returned in 1994 to paint professionally and made the area his home. Click here for the gallery

Nearby Attractions & Towns

St David’s is just a few miles from Solva, with its magnificent Cathedral and excellent boat trips from St Justinians.
The beaches of Newgale and Nolton Haven are also just a few miles away and have fantastic swathes of sand as well as excellent surf.


DJ Cabs - tel: 01437 720776
City of St Davids Taxi Service – tel: 01437 721731 or 07974 391522
Whitesands Bay Taxi Service - tel: 01437 720987


Drs C.S Premkumar & Partners
The Surgery, Cysgod-yr-Eglwys, Solva, Haverfordwest, Dyfed SA62 6TW Tel: 01437 721306


Links to sites of interest


Things to do

Solva Boat Trips

Solva Sailboats


Oakwood Theme Park

Folly Farm


Eating Out

The Cambrian Inn

The Old Pharmacy

The Bench Espresso and Wine Bar


Morgans Brasserie

Harbour Inn

The Ship Inn


Last Updated: 28 Apr 2015

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