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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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

Traditional ship

The Last French Invasion

By Terry John

At about midday on Wednesday 22 February 1797, Thomas Williams Esquire, a retired sailor and owner of Trelethin estate near St Davids was taking his usual stroll along the coast when he saw a squadron of four ships of war off the North Bishop Rock. Peering at them through his telescope, he was surprised to see that their decks were crammed with troops. Read More

Stained glass window

Saints Celebrated In February

By Terry John

February is, of course, the month in which we celebrate St Valentine’s Day - but here in Pembrokeshire it is the time in which we remember several other saints Read More

Heart and cross

History of Valentines Day St Valentine and St Dwynwen

By Terry John

Every year, on 14 February, we celebrate Saint Valentine’s Day. This martyred saint is chiefly remembered for one thing - that he is the patron saint of lovers. But who was Valentine, and how did he come to be associated with love and lovers? Read More

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