Bluestone Blog

Welcome to the Bluestone Blog! Here you can read about who we are and what we do, as well as everything new and exciting that is happening in our area and much, much more. We’re open all year round, whatever the weather, so there’s always something fun and exciting going on at Bluestone – and we’re sure to be behind the scenes blogging about it! 

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Sheep on Hillside

The Drovers Roads of Pembrokeshire

By Terry John

November was, and is, a busy time on the farms in the parish of Newton North, where Bluestone now stands. Houses and outbuildings had to be prepared for rough weather during the winter. Chimneys were swept, for a shaft clogged with soot might be ignited by the constant fires burning on the hearths below. Read More


Llanwnda a magical place

By Terry John

Just a mile or two from Fishguard, on the Pencaer peninsula, and overlooking the sea stands the little hamlet of Llanwnda. Read More

Church Candles

All Saints Day and All Souls Eve

By Terry John

Had you been able to visit the church at Bluestone on the evening of 1st November in the centuries before it fell into ruin, you might have noticed the glow of candles through the windows. Within the church groups of people had gathered in silence, their attention fixed on the candle flames. Read More

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Bundling Bones and Bidding

By Kathryn Slade

In the not too distant future, guests at Bluestone will be fascinated to see restoration work being undertaken at the 13th century church which overlooks the village green. There is even a rumour that marriages may once again be celebrated there, something which has not happened for over 170 years. Read More

Cross in bright sun

St Deiniol of Pembroke

By Terry John

St Daniel’s church stands on the hill to the south of Pembroke, its thin, needle-like spire clearly visible from the town. It is said to be one of the oldest religious sites in the county. Read More

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