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Cadw is the historic environment division within the Welsh Assembly Government with responsibility for protecting, conserving and promoting an appreciation of the historic environment of Wales. This includes historic buildings, ancient monuments, historic parks and gardens, landscapes and underwater archaeology. Cadw welcomes over a million visitors to its sites every year. 'Cadw' (pronounced cad-oo) is a Welsh word meaning 'to keep'.
Pembrokeshire Business Support Referral Form
Need support but not sure where to turn first? This online form will be used by the Pembrokeshire Business Hub (formerly Flexible Support For Buisness) to put you in touch with all relevant organsiations, saving you the trouble of having to re-tell your story many times over!
"One Stop Shop" business advice website from the Welsh Government. They can be contacted locally on 01646 689216 or firstname.lastname@example.org, and can assist with all types of business support and advice enquiries.
Comprehensive business information website. Free listings available to all UK businesses, plus opportunities to promote job vacancies, press releases etc.
Finance Wales exists to help small and medium-sized enterprises in Wales to realise their true potential for innovation and growth.
Helps small and medium sized businesses throughout Wales to get on and move up the eCommerce ladder.
Pembrokeshire Business Club
The Pembrokeshire Business Club was founded in 1987 to promote inter-business trading opportunities and the cross fertilisation of ideas and resources within West Wales. The Club has also forged strong links with many other organisations which can help with ideas, finance, advice and trade in other parts of the UK and beyond.
Pembrokeshire Business Initiative
PBI offers a holistic business support, advice and consultancy service in the following areas; Business start up, development and expansion; Financial packaging; Business diagnostics; Implementation of best practice Management programmes; Marketing; ICT; eCommerce; Workshops; Local Inter-trading opportunities; Graduate/Undergraduate project placements.
Pembrokeshire Chamber of Commerce
The Pembrokeshire Chamber of Commerce was formed in 1992 in order to meet the needs and reflect the concerns of local businesses. It has close relationships with other Chambers and business support bodies throughout the United Kingdom, Ireland, the European Union and other parts of the world.
Pembrokeshire Local Action Network for Enterprise & Development.
An independent, not-for-profit industry support agency which aims to support the UK tourism industry in a practical, enthusiastic and fun way with training workshops, Network meetings, publications and consultancy advice.
Trading Standards Wales
This website provdes information on where you can access help and advice for your business to ensure that it complies with Consumer Protection legislation.
Travel Trust Association
Enables operators to immediately trade in the travel industry, gives their customers 100% financial protection under the ATOL and package travel regulations and gains them access to credit card facilities and a huge range of Business Partner Suppliers for product – all WITHOUT paying a bond.
Chwarae Teg - Agile Nation
The Agile Nation project promotes gender equality, career advancement and a reduction in the gender pay gap. It will assist 2,790 women to progress in employment and 610 employers to focus on equality & diversity and flexible working initiatives, through Training, Mentoring and Providing innovative online resources and consultancy.
Services are fully-funded with no charge to participants and are available to Individuals, Small Businesses, and Corporate, Public and Voluntary sector organisations.
This is the events section of the VisitPembrokeshire.com destination website, which is also used by our Tourist Information Centres to compile their list of events. You can add your own event by following the link at the foot of the page.
Pembrokeshire Fish Week
One of the most popular annual festivals in West Wales. The festival is packed full of family-friendly activities around Pembrokeshire
Sea Fair Haven
A celebration of traditional seafaring from large traditional craft to sail and oar events, both ashore and on the Milford Haven Waterway.
Aims to promote greater environmental awareness, the adoption of best practice and sustainable development whilst improving overall business performance and competitiveness.
Green Dragon is a five-stage environmental management system relevant to the specific needs of your business.
Green Tourism Business Scheme
The leading sustainable tourism certification scheme in the UK, with over 1400 members. Businesses that meet the required standard, receive a Bronze, Silver, or Gold award based on their level of achievement. The membership comprises of a wide range of business types, including accommodation providers, visitor attractions, corporate offices and others.
Provides free, practical advice to help you reduce energy use.
Countryside Council for Wales
Home page for the Countryside Council for Wales who manage the Pembrokeshire Coast Path. Includes research information.
Marine Conservation Society
The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) is the UK charity dedicated to protecting the marine environment and its wildlife.
Pembrokeshire Marine Code
This project aims to raise awareness of the importance of sustainable management of the coastline of Pembrokeshire.
Pembrokeshire Outdoor Charter Group
The Pembrokeshire Outdoor Charter Group is a collection of outdoor activity centre businesses, environmental education centres, conservation groups and organisations, established to develop sustainable environmental growth in the rapidly expanding outdoor activity industry in Pembrokeshire.
The RSPB is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and wildlife. This link takes you straight to the latest news of the RSPB's activities in Wales.
The Woodland Trust is the UK's leading conservation charity dedicated to the protection of our native woodland heritage.
Find out what the Welsh Assembly Government is doing to tackle TB in cattle
School Term Dates
This page is from the Directgov website, and provides links to school term information from local authorities across the UK
Valuation Office Agency
The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) is an executive agency of HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). Its main functions are to:
Compile and maintain the business rating and council tax valuation lists for England and Wales.
Value property in England, Wales and Scotland for the purposes of taxes administered by the HM Revenue & Customs.
Provide statutory and non-statutory property valuation services in England, Wales and Scotland.
And give policy advice to Ministers on property valuation matters.
Welsh Language Board
Useful background information about the Welsh language and about the Welsh Language Board and its work. The site also has plenty of good advice for those who wish to promote the Welsh language within their businesses.
South West Wales
The portal page used to promote the region overseas with links to the Pembrokeshire visitor site.
South West Wales Tourism Partnership
Comprises the Unitary Authority areas of Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, the City & County of Swansea, and Neath Port Talbot. Responsible for Strategic Planning & Development of Tourism at regional level. Also provides advice and assistance in Training, Business Development, Product Development, Capital Grant Assistance, Research, and runs marketing campaigns for Overseas Travellers, Gardens, Cultural Trails and Activities & Watersports.
Visit Britain - Accommodation Know-How
Accommodation Know-How is included as a new membership benefit for VisitBritain quality assessed accommodation, giving a year-round licence to this invaluable service to all members of the scheme. Its brand new forum section provides incident, comment and insight into the reality of providing tourist accommodation.
Serving as a meeting-point for owners and managers of B&B, guesthouse, small hotel, Holiday Park and other self-catering accommodation, Accommodation Know-How is an ever more dynamic source of information as well as linking users to all the experience and know-how of their peers in the industry. Come to Accommodation Know-How to see if others have encountered the same issues and problems for their businesses and talk about how they've solved them.
Registration to the Forum is FREE
Visit Britain Industry Site
In addition to its responsibilities for marketing England to the British, VisitBritain works in partnership with the national tourist boards in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales to promote an attractive image of Britain. It provides impartial tourism information and gathers essential market intelligence and insights for the UK tourism industry.
Visit Britain eNews
Visit Britain eNews is a monthly e-newsletter bringing you the latest research, insights, partnership marketing opportunities and tourism industry events from the UK and around the world.
Visit Britain - Foresight
A monthly commentary on significant issues within the tourism sector. Each month “Market Focus” discusses economic, social and political factors that underlie demand for tourism now and in the future. In addition, a spotlight is focused on a significant tourism issue.
Visit Britain - UK Tourism Surveys
The United Kingdom Tourism Survey (UKTS) is a national consumer survey measuring the volume and value of tourism trips taken by residents of the United Kingdom. It is jointly sponsored by VisitBritain, VisitScotland, Visit Wales and the Northern Ireland Tourist Board.
Visit Britain - Tourism Trends and Forecasts
Issued monthly, 'Trends Update' highlights the latest facts, figures and trends that impact on British tourism. In concise and easy-to-digest bullet point format, the report covers a wide range of topics from route development and economic factors to the effect of the weather on tourism trends.
Visit Wales Industry Site
Visit Wales' trade web site. Includes specialist tourism business news, policies, strategies, support, advice and information on market trends and development opportunities.
Visit Wales - Digitial Tourism Business Framework
The DTBP is a large and ambitious project, but broadly speaking it consists of the following major elements;
* Business/Industry engagement
* Developing the digital network environment
* Business Demand creation/stimulation
Wales Tourism Alliance
Wales Tourism Alliance Ltd was formed in 2002 to bring together a wide-ranging group of tourism industry associations and representative organisations to assist the development of the industry and ensure its concerns were represented in the post-devolution climate. WTA has since then become recognised by decision makers as the voice of the industry in Wales.
Tourism Marketing Intelligence Service.
Tourism Research Links
Links to organisations that undertake tourism research. A resource for tourism researchers, not visitors.
World Tourism Organisation
The World Tourism Organization, a specialized agency of the United Nations, is the leading international organisation in the field of tourism. It serves as a global forum for tourism policy issues and plays a central and decisive role in promoting the development of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism.
Visit Britain Trends Update
Published twice a month, Trends Update is a summary of the factors shaping current tourism trends, including economic developments and the weather!
The aim of 'Gallu' is to help tourism related businesses with any training and business development problems they have within their business and help them overcome them. You can find the latest Gallu events in Pembrokeshire on this website.
Tourism Training Forum for Wales
Providing leadership, guidance and co-ordination for tourism training and education in Wales, the Tourism Training Forum for Wales (TTFW) is the country’s leading independent voice on tourism education and training. The Forum strives to highlight the role education and training has in securing the industry’s future.
Pembrokeshire Greenways is an initiative to encourage local residents and visitors, of all abilities, to access the countryside by sustainable modes of transport through walking, cycling, bus and train travel. The site contains full timetables for all of the Coastal Bus services.
Swwitch 2 Share
This site is designed to enable you to carshare in and around South West Wales
One-stop-shop travel and transport information site for Wales.