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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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

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

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

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

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

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