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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September Fruit and Nut Harvest

By Terry John

September is traditionally the time for the Harvest Festival, when we give thanks for the successful gathering in of a bountiful crop, but it wasn’t just the corn that our ancestors harvested. There were plenty more delicious foods to be found in the woodlands and hedgerows and not just at the end of the summer, either. Read More

Camp In The Forest

The Benefits of Escaping to a Relaxing Forest

By Kathryn Slade

"Here's your prescription, walk in the forest five times a week for an hour."
According to a recent US study your Doctor could soon prescribe you fresh air to help cure problems. The study found that immersing yourself in nature might ease the mind by reducing rumination where negative thoughts get stuck on repeat.
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Stream at Treehouse in Village

Bluestones Holy Well and Folklore of Pembrokeshire Springs

By Terry John

Near the east end of the ruined church at Bluestone, where the slope drops sharply away to form a large u-shaped depression, a spring of water bubbles out of the ground. From there, the water runs down through the culvert that passes the walls of the Tafarn and then into the Bluestone lake before hurrying on to join the brook flowing alongside the Nature Trail in Penglyn Woods. The stream, now much enlarged, continues on a downhill course until it meets the Eastern Cleddau near Blackpool Mill. Read More

Puffin In Wildflowers

Puffins of Skomer and Skokholm Island

By Kathryn Slade

Pembrokeshire has just gained around 8,000 new residents! Each year Puffins arrive to make Skomer and Skokholm Islands their homes for spring and summer. These beautiful birds with brightly coloured bills make up part of the largest colony of puffins in Southern Britain. Read More

Bluestone Lake Dolphins

Whats Swimming In Bluestones Lake

By Owain Betts

Guests at Pembrokeshire's Bluestone National Park Resort have been left puzzled by several sightings of unusual activity at it's countryside lake.
What looks like a pod of dolphins have been spotted making waves in recent days at the luxury short break destination near Narberth. Read More

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