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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

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

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

The most expensive camera in Wales?

For a few days in August, visitors to the Blue Lagoon and Abereiddi could be forgiven for thinking that they’d just entered a Dr Who film set.  Small white spheres had materialised across the beach and within the quarry worker cottages and the Blue lagoon.  A space-age tripod ‘thing’ sat at the centre of the orbs, slowly rotating, occasionally nodding to itself and silently spinning back to … Continue reading

Drones over Pembrokeshire

Unmanned aerial drones have a bad reputation, but in the right hands and with careful oversight the technology can be used to gain new and stunning insights into our surroundings.  We want people to be inspired by the special places in our care, and so the Trust have commissioned a Denbigh company, Vizworx to undertake some aerial filming around the Welsh coast … Continue reading

Spring spectacular – a walk around the Treginnis Peninsula

By full time volunteer Rangers Charys Russel-Smith, John Andrews and Bethan John. In the glorious Pembrokeshire sunshine last week we joined the annual spring flower walk around the Treginnis Peninsula. This four mile route, led by Ranger North Pembrokeshire Nicky Middleton-Jones, takes in some of Wales’ oldest rocks and has some great views of Ramsey … Continue reading

Adapting to a changing coast at Abereiddi

By Nicky Middleton-Jones, Ranger North Pembrokeshire   This past winter’s combination of storm force winds, extreme high tides and floodwater coming downstream has had a major impact on our Pembrokeshire coastline.  We own around 20% of the land at Abereiddi above the mean high water mark north of the stream, including the remains of the … Continue reading

My favourite place – Deer Park, Martin’s Haven

Matt Thompson, Ranger Mid Pembrokeshire and his favourite Pembrokeshire place. Just a short walk from the National Trust car park and I am on the Deer Park headland, the most westerly point of the Marloes peninsula.  There are no Deer here, it’s just a name inherited from days of old.Autumn and winter here are special … Continue reading

My Favourite Place – Carn Llidi, St David’s Head

Nicky Middleton-Jones, Ranger North Pembrokeshire and her favourite Pembrokeshire place. Carn Llidi has to be my favourite place to walk. From the very first time I visited many years ago while on holiday, I knew it held many secrets that I’ve since come to know.The walk up the mountain (as my six year old son would … Continue reading

When the Blue Lagoon turned Red

Jon Rellie joined us as a Coastal Activity Ranger for the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2013 event at Abereiddi. As a local to the area for the past ten years, I have been using the Blue Lagoon as my office. Firstly working as a coasteering guide, and in August and September in 2013 as a … Continue reading