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Whitehouse, Penycwm, Pembrokeshire, Wales, SA62 6LA, United Kingdom | Hostel
 

Travel Blogs from Penycwm

Puffins!

A travel blog entry by bstokesdenver

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... trail around the island and after instructions to stay on the trail and be back at 2:30 we are set loose. This place amazing.

14,000 pairs of puffin nest here. They nest in burrows on the ground and are quite tame. They have chicks so are bringing in sand eels to feed them. The chicks are underground so we don’t see them but the parents are everywhere.

The Manx Shearwater also nests here in burrows ...

The Pembrokeshire Coast and St. Davids

A travel blog entry by bstokesdenver

... It ground wheat into flour here for 500 years! Later we meet a lady who is the granddaughter of the last miller! Lunch and a rest along the headlands. After 2 miles we turn inland. Just a short distance and we come to a Neolithic stone structure called Carreg Samson. It is several standing stones with a monstrous capstone. It’s sitting in the middle of a field next to the public footpath. ...

On to St. Davids

A travel blog entry by bstokesdenver

... chambers are partially intact so you can see what it was like. The 360 degree views are amazing.

From here we go to Pembroke to see the castle. There’s so much we’d like to see on the way but there just isn’t time. There is a local parade for charity when we get there and there’s a concert at the castle in the evening. The castle is a ...

Morning swim and then Off to Cardiff

A travel blog entry by barblucas

Yes even though it was cold and windy James and Peter had to have another swim. We left Tenby at lunchtime and it was just starting to rain. Lunch was at the random destination of Porthcawl........ OH MY GOSH there were donkey rides in the beach! I thought that disappeared decades ago. Blowing a gale from the sea, drizzle and two buildings of amusement arcades brought memories of Brighton Pier.......it was an experience! A ...

The answer my friend is blow in' in the wind...

A travel blog entry by heatherham

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... And the answer to the Caldey Island trip was not today. We woke up to overnight rain and gale force 3 to 4 winds. Had breakfast overlooking South Beach out the window of our B&B and it looked quite windy and cold. Dressed up warmly and headed to the wharf but alas no boats were going anywhere. Walking along the cliff top to look at the lifeboat station we rounded the corner and nearly got blown back again by the force of the wind. The new lifeboat centre is amazing (see ...

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This hostel, located on Whitehouse, Penycwm, is near Pembrokeshire Motor Museum and Llangloffan Farmhouse Cheese Centre.
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