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Pembrokeshire Coast Path trail

New charity to help protect the Pembrokeshire Coast.

A new charity has been set up to support and promote conservation, communities and culture in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. The launch coincides with Discover National Parks Fortnight, a two-week celebration of the UK’s premier protected landscapes. The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Trust aims to protect the National Park for future generations by improving […]

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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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Festival of the Sea.

Visitors can enjoy a coastal celebration this spring as the National Trust’s Festival of the Sea returns for 2019. The seaside event, which raises awareness of coastal conservation, will take place between 10 and 12 May at Gupton Farm Campsite near Freshwater West in Pembrokeshire. Following a successful debut in 2018, which saw the conservation […]

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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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Discover National Parks during a fortnight of fun.

Saturday 6 April marked the start of Discover National Parks Fortnight – a two-week celebration across the UK with events and experiences coinciding with the Easter holidays to inspire people of all ages and interests to go outside and explore and learn more about these special places. The UK’s 15 National Parks are each unique […]

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April Gardens.

One of the things that interests me most about gardening is why people do it. It is now an undisputed fact that gardening is good for you, but the reasons it is good for you vary and there are many weird and wonderful reasons so many people are happy to spend their spare time getting […]

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Pembrokeshire Moments’ Rachel visits Skokholm.

This holiday was a pilgrimage for me as my father was on Skokholm Island when war was declared. As a lad he regularly went over to help Ronald Lockley who farmed the island so I couldn’t wait to see where he’d spent so much of his time. Ronald was the first person to record the […]

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Friends of the Coast National Park.

Please note, we have attempted to re produce some of the highlights of the Friends latest newsletter. For more information, booking trips and for details that we have not had the space to publish here, please go to their website. It’s worth a longer read! Friends of the Coast National Park have been hard at […]

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A Royal Day Out.

Nigel Summerley walks from Dale to Mill Bay with thoughts of the Tudors and the Windsors on his mind… I set off from Dale for a date with royalty – or at least with royal history – and sunshine decided to accompany me all the way. It was such a lovely day that it was […]

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SURFERS AGAINST SEWAGE.

This year’s Big Spring Beach Clean is shaping up to be the biggest ever. Surfers Against Sewage are not just going to clean up our local beaches, mountains, rivers and communities — we’re going to collect evidence of which corporations are the worst offenders when it comes to plastic pollution. The evidence from the Beach […]

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