Bluestone Blog

Welcome to the Bluestone Blog. Here we give you a little insight into who we are, what’s new with us, what it’s like to work at a holiday village, what’s happening on the resort, what we’re loving at the moment 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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St Govans Chapel

St Govans Chapel History

Tucked away in a cleft in the rocks on the south coast of Pembrokeshire near the village of Bosherston is one of Wales’ most magical buildings. It is a tiny chapel dating from perhaps the 13th century, though it may stand on the foundations of something much older. It marks the site where St Govan, a 6th century hermit, chose to live a religious life, with only the sea birds for company. Read More

Wheat Field

Days of Easter and Their Traditions

By Terry John

The individual days of Easter have their own particular customs and legends - read more about Good Friday through to Easter Monday and how these days have been celebrated through history. Read More

Hot Cross Bun

Origins and Traditions of Easter Treats

By Terry John

Easter is a tasty time of year with Easter eggs and hot cross buns galore! Most of us enjoy these treats at Easter but how many of us know where the modern custom of giving chocolate eggs has its roots? Read More

Preseli hills from Bluestone

History of Tanglwyst Pembrokeshire Witch and Warding Off Evil

By Terry John

If you follow the road down from the long-stay car park at Bluestone, you soon come to a wide grassy area. In the distance the Preseli Hills rear against the skyline and if you look carefully you can see the grey towers of Llawhaden Castle against their background of trees. The scene is dominated by a large bluish-grey stone - this is the Tanglwyst Stone and it has a story to tell… Read More

Daffodil and blue sky

History of St Davids Day In Wales

The first day of March is a very special day for Welsh people wherever they are in the world, for it is the day on which we honour St David, our national saint. Read More

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