Author: Suzanne Ashworth

Suzanne is now enjoying realising her long-held ambition to work as a Community Photojournalist and to celebrate her passion for the beautiful county of Pembrokeshire. Usually accompanied by her Pembrokeshire border collie, Cwtch.

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Minimalism is Out!

Reptile Tiles and Ceramics. Tucked away in a beautiful cottage, purpose-built studio and workshop in a village on the Pembrokeshire/Carmarthenshire border, I was fortunate to spend a morning in the company of Carlo Briscoe and Ed Dunn – the artists behind Reptile Tiles and Ceramics. Having recently celebrated 31 years in business and marriage together, […]

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Benton Castle footpath

West Wales Walks : Benton Woods.

A woodland walk near the river. Take the turning for West Williamston Nursing Home between Hill and Mountain and Burton and there are a few wider parts of the lane where you can park. At the farm and castle entrance parking is discouraged due to farm vehicles needing access and further down the verges are […]

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above Martins Haven

West Wales Walks – Martins Haven and Deer Park.

Marloes Peninsula and boats to the islands. If you are seeking a walk that takes in dramatic scenery and abundant wildlife then take yourself to the stunning peninsula of Marloes and Martins Haven. There are several short walks so you could do all  or fit one or two around making a boat trip to the […]

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Picton Castle side view

A magical place for all to visit.

Picton Castle and Gardens. If you are seeking a good day out with something for everyone, then we would recommend a visit to Pembrokeshire’s favourite stately home, at Rhos , near Haverfordwest, SA62 4AS. For 2018 a new Experience Ticket has been introduced to include the castle tour, gardens and the Secret Owl Gardens – […]

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Lamphey

Lamphey Bishop’s Palace.

A Cadw treasure near Pembroke. Not far from Pembroke, in the pretty village of Lamphey in Pembrokeshire, the listed ruins of the Lamphey Bishop’s Palace are a beautiful place to visit. A scheduled ancient monument since 1970, the palace remains are set in beautiful gardens and parking is nearby under a grove of trees. Within […]

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MamGu Welshcakes, Solva

MamGu Welshcakes.

Hot off the griddle. Picau ar y mean. Traditional welshcakes are not a cookie and not a scone, but a very special treat cooked on a bakestone and enjoyed by miners, farmers and Welsh families for centuries. Unfortunately, there are some poor versions out there, so if you would like to taste the really good […]

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Large original of Newgale by Andrew Bailey

Capturing Pembrokeshire in Art.

Andrew Bailey Watercolours. When you first discover Pembrokeshire or return to the county after time away, there is a certain point in the journey west when you suddenly notice the sky seems to open out before you and the feeling is of coming home to a place where the days are long and seasons are […]

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Sandy Haven, south Pembrokeshire

Year of the Sea: Sandy Haven.

Beach near Milford Haven. What’s it like? An inlet looking out over the Milford Haven waterway, Sandy Haven is not one of Pembrokeshire’s best known beaches. I must admit I had never visited in over 26 years of exploring the county and it was a pleasant surprise. Locals told me that on a hot summer’s […]

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Seal pup rescued from Abermawr

Beaches of Pembrokeshire.

Abermawr. With lots of golden sand at low tide, but mainly pebbles when the tide is in. There’s a marsh behind the beach which is an area of Special Scientific Interest. At low tide you can see the 8000 year old remains of a forest. This beach is remote and has only a little parking […]

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Little Milford woods

West Wales Walks: Little Milford.

Woodland with a history. Hidden between the main road from Haverfordwest and the Cleddau are some wonderful woodlands, donated to the National Trust in 1975 by Mr Harcourt Roberts. 56 acres  of mixed deciduous and conifer woods with tempting glimpses of the Western Cleddau make a little-known and easy-going place to stroll. Accessed by one […]

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