Recent features

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.

Martello Tower, Pembroke Dock

Pembroke and Pembroke Dock.

The birthplace of Henry Tudor in 1456. Later to become King Henry VII, Henry Tudor was born here in the impressive Norman castle. The castle has a famously huge keep and has plenty of walls, towers and rooms to explore today. Used for fairs and events such as rock concerts and the BBC Antiques Roadshow, […]

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eglwyswrw

Eglwyswrw Village Hall.

Yr Hen Ysgol. Run entirely by volunteers, even the cleaning being undertaken by hall users, the village hall in Eglwyswrw is truly a community centre in every sense! Its committee of 12 meet four times a year and keep each other up to date via email in between and this has worked well since set […]

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summerhouse

Upton Castle and Gardens.

A Hidden Gem in South Pembrokeshire. Even regular visitors to the county, and perhaps locals too, may not have discovered the delights of the gardens of Upton Castle. Tucked away from the westerly winds in the valley beyond the pretty village of Cosheton near Pembroke, Upton’s 35 acres of garden and woodland is well worth […]

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Amroth

Beaches of Pembrokeshire.

Amroth.   Amroth is a  flat, sandy, long beach at low tide, although there’s not much more than pebbles when the tide’s in. At the western end there are good rockpools. There is parking along the sea wall and in the village itself as well as toilets. A variety of food and ice-cream is available […]

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Cromlech, Pembrokeshire

Cromlechs and ruins.

Surrounded by the sea on three sides, Pembrokeshire is a truly coastal county – if you look on a map you can see it is almost the same shape geographically as Wales as a whole. Nowwhere in Pembrokeshire is more than 12 miles to the coast and so it has always been influenced by this […]

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near Moylgrove, Pembrokeshire

Moylgrove Village Hall.

Neuadd yr Hen Ysgol Trewyddel. Address: Moylgrove SA43 3BW Contact: info@moylgrove.wales  0845 519 2791 As you drive north towards Cardigan, you may recall spotting signs to Moylgrove and perhaps wonder what goes on in such a remote community…or maybe you have explored the stunning woodlands nearby or walked on the coast path. This beautiful part […]

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Newcastle Emlyn castle

Newcastle Emlyn.

Castell Newydd Emlyn. Although Newcastle Emlyn is not actually in Pembrokeshire, but straddles the border of Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire, it is close enough to be well worth a visit. Built on two sides of the River Teifi, one side is Newcastle Emlyn and the other side is called Adpar. Primarily Welsh-speaking , this busy market […]

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oceanlab.

Marine Conservation in Pembrokeshire.

Sea Trust, Goodwick – Porpoise, dolphin and whale conservation in Wales. As someone who spent most of their teens involved in conservation work (many years ago) it is wonderful to see the opportunities that young people have nowadays to pursue a career in wildlife and environmental issues. If you want to find inspiration, I would recommend […]

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Love Art

Art in Aluminium:Liquid Love.

Hot Slag Foundry. Exploring molten metal as a free-from process may be an art form you are not familiar with, but it is happening in Pembrokeshire right now. Working in her Pembroke Dock mini foundry, Dawny transforms salvage and recycled aluminium into abstract and figurative art. Always fascinated by liquid dripping, Dawny started her Fine […]

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near Solva

West Wales Walks – Newgale to Solva.

Crossing the Landsker Line – Newgale to Solva If you want to enjoy one of the top coastal walks in the UK then this one is a must – featured in many guides and recommendations for walkers exploring West Wales. Although only 4.6 miles (7.3km) this stretch of the Pembrokeshire National Coast Park coastal path […]

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