The beautiful village of Solva, conveniently located on the northern coast of St Bride's Bay between St David's and Broadhaven in the county of Pembrokeshire, South West Wales, is a popular seaside retreat for both old and young alike. Being in two parts, Upper Solva and Lower Solva, the village has plenty to offer for all the family. Lying upon a deep ravine on the estuary of the River Solva, the village offers glorious views over the north coast of St Bride's Bay. Children will love Solva, whether fishing for crabs from the harbour wall at high tide or rock-pooling or paddling on the beach at low tide, there is plenty of fun to be had at Solva.
For the more adventurous, why not take a boat trip from the picturesque fjord-like harbour to have a close up view of the beautiful cliffs and wildlife around the islands of Solva. Watch first-hand the lifting of a lobster pot and discover what it contains in the way of local marine life.
Solva has many amenities suited to visitors, with many traditional shops, a post office, grocers and an off licence for any necessities. Lower Solva can be found higher up the narrow river valley at the end of the Solva Harbour and attracts many visitors for its fine selection of restaurants and the two art galleries. The Raul Speek Gallery on Main Street houses paintings, photography and jewellery, as well as a gift shop including small gifts and cards. There are regular art classes and painting materials are on sale within the gallery. The Swinfield Gallery again situated on Main Street, displays artist Simon Swinfield's collection of watercolours, often of the beautiful Pembrokeshire countryside and coast. Original and limited edition watercolour prints are also available to buy. ....
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