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 Justinians Lifeboat Station

St Justinian The Holy Man and Martyr

By Terry John

On the coast not far from St Davids is the little cove of St Justinian’s, dominated by its lifeboat station. Close to the top of the steps leading down to the beach are the ruins of the 16th century chapel of St Justinian, though earlier chapels are known to have existed on the site. Read More

Traditional boat

The March to Bosworth Field

By Terry John

During the afternoon of Sunday, 7th August 1485 a fleet of thirty ships appeared off the coast of Pembrokeshire, making their way across the restless waters from the south. As the sun began to set, about an hour after high tide, the flotilla turned into the mouth of the Milford Haven waterway and dropped anchor beneath the high, dark red sandstone cliffs on the north side of the Haven at a point where a narrow rocky shoreline fringed a small cove known as Mill Bay. Read More

Showing Cows

Pembrokeshire County Show 2015

By Kathryn Slade

Next week sees the start of the annual Pembrokeshire County Show held in Haverfordwest. The event lasts for 3 days and celebrates the agricultural traditions that Pembrokeshire is proud of. Read More

Gerald of Wales

Gerald of Wales

By Terry John

Gerald of Wales, or Geraldus Cambrensis as he was also known, was one of the most remarkable figures of the 12th century - and he was born in Pembrokeshire! He was a scholar, churchman, Bishop-elect of St Davids, reformer, courtier, diplomat, writer, would-be crusader, an agent of English kings, champion of the Welsh church, outlaw, theologian, naturalist, recorder of gossip and legend and a traveller. Read More

Harriet and Kathryn at Penguin Coast

Day Out and Zoo Keeper Experience at Folly Farm

By Kathryn Slade

Last week Harriet and I were invited to Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo in Begelly, a 10 minute drive from Bluestone National Park Resort. Despite having arranged the visit a month before we were lucky enough to pick the sunniest and hottest day of the week! Read More

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