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SEA FISHING GUIDE TO DYFED: Saundersfoot to Llanelli

SAUNDERSFOOT In the 19th century, Saundersfoot was established as a port for exporting high-quality anthracite coal mined from local pits at Kilgetty and Stepaside. The coal wagons were brought down the 2 ft gauge Saundersfoot railway to a purpose-built harbour, until the outbreak of the Second World War when the last of the mines closed.Continue Reading


Holiday resorts and holy places on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path The southern face of Dyfed’s south-western peninsula is wilder and older than the shoreline that faces Milford Haven. It is characterised by extravagantly eroded cliffs that project defiantly into the restless sea. At the western end, natural seclusion is reinforced by Army security at theContinue Reading

SEA FISHING GUIDE TO DYFED: Milford Haven to Pembroke

Industry and isolation on the deep estuary of Milford Haven Milford Haven’s spectacular harbour, with more than 70 miles of sheltered coastline fanning out from an entrance to the open sea only 1 1/2 miles across, has seen almost every kind of vessel down the centuries. Coastal colliers and fishing trawlers, sailing warships and supertankersContinue Reading

SEA FISHING GUIDE TO Pwllderi to Newgale

The smallest city, and a goal for medieval pilgrims This part of Dyfed has much in common with Cornwall -greystone headlands thrusting into the turbulent ocean, lonely coves approached by winding lanes, and the traces of past industries in the form of mills and quarries active until earlier this century. In the 6th century RamseyContinue Reading

SEA FISHING GUIDE TO DYFED : Furnace to Llanrhystud

Aberystwyth, resort among the cliffs that face Cardigan Bay Southwards from the beautiful wooded estuary of the River Dyfi, the West Wales coastline turns from low-lying meadows to steeper, wilder cliffs and headlands, interrupted by gaps where rivers have cut valleys through the rock. Some beaches are small and secluded; others are larger and moreContinue Reading