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Get the champagne ready…

Treleddyd Fawr Cottage  The story so far… #7 by Sarah Green, Curator and Treledddyd Fawr Cottage project manager After some debate about the final colour scheme with Martin the exterior of the cottage now has its final layer of colour – and is looking very good in its Ty Mawr Clean Yellow. The interior and … Continue reading

Our first open day

Treleddyd Fawr Cottage  The story so far… #6 by Sarah Green, Curator and Treledddyd Fawr Cottage project manager We held our first public Open Day on Saturday April 18th – luckily a most beautiful sunny spring day. This was very well organised by staff from Mathry Basecamp and from the St Davids shop, who arranged … Continue reading

North Pembrokeshire news, April 2015

Andrew Tuddenham, Manager North Pembrokeshire Winter work Aside from a few dislodged branches and small trees our woodlands, farm buildings and coastline in north Pembrokeshire have thankfully endured far less winter storm damage than last year.  With firm, dry ground conditions staying with us following the hot summer and autumn of 2014 we’ve been able … Continue reading

The big reveal, and other discoveries…

Treleddyd Fawr Cottage  The story so far… #5 by Sarah Green, Curator and Treledddyd Fawr Cottage project manager First glimpse of the cottage without its scaffolding – February 21st 2015 Builder Phil Yates and the team waved goodbye to the scaffolding at the end of February (with no great regrets ?) and then got on with … Continue reading

Wind, rain and floods, but the roof is back on at Treleddyd Fawr cottage

The story so far… #4 by Sarah Green, Curator and project manager The site is about to shut down for the Christmas break, but before that we invited our neighbours into the site caravan to eat mincepies, say hello and to thank them for their patience during the sometimes disruptive building works in the midst of their small … Continue reading

Getting Southwood Farm ready for the Christmas Fair

Over the past few weeks the countdown to Christmas has taken on a new meaning for the North Pembrokeshire team.  Our first ever Christmas fair opens on Saturday 13th December (10:30 am – 4:00 pm), with local stallholders using the farm sheds around the range.  We’ve had lots to do in bringing this together – not the … Continue reading

Bedding down for winter

The dry autumn has created ideal ground conditions to get onto the heaths around North Pembrokeshire and cut firebreaks and patches of overgrown heath.  This year we’re making use of the arisings – as bedding for the cattle at Southwood Farm. Without this work there’s an increased risk of wildfire sweeping across a wide area. The firebreaks slow … Continue reading

And we’re off – work begins at the St David’s cottage

The story so far… #3 We are delighted that Phil Yates building contractors have won the contract to carry out the restoration of the cottage , writes Sarah Green, Curator and project manager. All the documents were signed and witnessed appropriately in Buildings Supervisor Martin Davies’s van on 16th September. Before they could start on … Continue reading

News from Southwood Farm, October 2014

News from Southwood Farm, the home farm for the National Trust in North Pembrokeshire From Andrew Tuddenham, Manager North Pembrokeshire At the start of the long hot summer we rebuilt a 12m section of hedgebank to wall off the range-end of the cattle yard. A team of National Trust Working Holiday volunteers lugged several tonnes of stones and shovelled … Continue reading

Landmark Agreement for Future of Welsh Adrenalin Sport

Coasteering © Crown copyright (2011) Visit Wales A NEW agreement that allows the country’s fastest growing adventure sport to continue to attract visitors to Wales without diminishing the special qualities of the nation’s most iconic coastal sites, is to be introduced. The Pembrokeshire Outdoor Charter Group’s Coasteering Concordat will help to ensure that the sport is enjoyed … Continue reading


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