Posts about castlemartin

Tourist tips for south west Pembrokeshire

A friend from Switzerland appreciated the area through my photos last year and asked for some tips of some “must-see” places to visit on a short summer trip. After emailing details at the time, it’s taken me a while to get the tips into shape for a blog post… but here it is, at last!

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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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Castlemartin, Pembrokeshire, Wales

This church stands in the middle of the Castlemartin tank firing ranges. The single-track road out to the church and to the coast at St. Govan’s Head is only open when the tank ranges are closed. These big warning signs advising not to touch anything lying around are placed every few hundred metres and makes […]

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