Photos from the collection Pembrokeshire, Wales

Caldey Island Lighthouse

On the summit of Caldey island, not far from the old Priory, stands the lighthouse which was erected by Trinity House in 1829 at a cost of £3,380 11s 7d. On either side of the tower and connected to it are two dwellings which were occupied by the keepers and their families prior to the […]

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Dunes, Freshwater West

A fair- and bad weather destination for our family holidays for over thirty years. The waves rolling onto the beach and crashing over the rocks are quite something when the strong westerly winds whip in from the Irish Sea. The dunes and beach have become more widely known as the location for (the fictional) Shell […]

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St. Daniel’s Church, Pembroke, Wales

Now sadly boarded up, but the graveyard is still in use. A local legend tells of a lady from Carew who had taken poison and came to drink from St Daniel’s Well (which was supposed to have healing powers). On drinking the water, she brought up "numberless worms" and was cured! (The well is reputed […]

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