Choosing just the right gift for a loved one or special friend can be taxing.
This year why not give unique Christmas presents with a hint of luxury, St Davids holiday cottages are within easy reach of no fewer than half a dozen excellent galleries.
Oriel y Felin, 5 Nun Street
The work of local and invited artists is displayed at this vibrant gallery in the centre of St Davids. Choose from paintings, ceramics, glass, bronze and metal pieces.
Oriel y Parc, The Grove
Visit state of the art Pembrokeshire Coast National Park visitor centre where the Landscape Gallery features a permanent exhibition of work by Graham Sutherland as well as art and objects from natural history and industry on loan from the National Museum of Wales. The centre also provides space for an artist in residence who takes his or her inspiration from the park’s rich and varied landscapes.
St Davids Studio Gallery 14 Nun Street
Paintings, ceramics, photography and original prints by 50 artists and crafts people are available at this ground floor gallery and walled garden just off the square.
Goat Street Gallery, 28 Goat Street
This stunning contemporary gallery has been created in a converted chapel. It is owned and run by ceramicist Daniel Wright and textile maker Amanda Wright. They exhibit their own work as well as that of other local and new fine artists and crafts people. You can even watch artist at work or take part in one of their creative workshops.
The Cloisters Gallery, St Davids Cathedral
Located in The Refectory this gallery space is available for local and visiting artists and craftspeople to exhibit and sell their work. Drop in for some light refreshments and see what is on.
Steve Robinson Glass Gallery, Goat Street
Unique pieces of award winning decorative and architectural glass rich in colour and texture are exhibited and for sale. Commissions are taken too. Steve is a pioneer in the use of enamels to colour glass.
Cheese and Pickles Studio, 11 Nun Street
Welsh-American artist Deborah Withey’s design studio gallery is open by appointment and showcases her work as a print designer, illustrator, painter and print maker. Deborah said “I have worked all over the world, but there is no place on earth as inspirational to me as Pembrokeshire, Wales.”