Facilities and Links
Narberth lies just south of the A40. Take the A 478 from the Penblewin
roundabout (signposted to Narberth and Tenby), between St Clears and
From the south, on the A477, take the A478 from the Kilgetty
roundabouts, signposted towards Folly Farm amusement park.
There is a carpark just round the corner from the hall.
Narberth Railway station is a mile to the east of the town.
There are buses from Haverfordwest, Carmarthen, Tenby and Cardigan.
44 High Street,
||Narberth lies on the Landsker
line, the boundery dividing English- and Welsh-speaking Pembrokeshire.
It is the
former capital of Pembrokeshire and boasts one of the best high-streets
in the county. It’s a gorgeous little market town in
the east of Pembrokeshire. Multi-coloured Edwardian and Georgian
buildings line the high street which has developed quite a reputation
as a shopper’s heaven. many of the cafes, pubs and
restaurants are award winners.
The leaders of the Rebecca Riots (against road tolls) were imprisoned
in the old townhall, which is houses shops and galleries.
town has grown around the walls of its stone castle, but the name is
older than the castle. Narberth is derived from
‘Arberth’, the pre-Norman name for the district (or
commote). This Celtic heritage is also represented in the myth and
legend of the Mabinogion – ancient Welsh folk tales that were
written down in the 14th century, originating from an earlier tradition
of oral storytelling. Two branches of the Mabinogi in particular are
centred on ‘Arberth’, which was reputedly the court
of Pwyll, Prince of Dfydd.