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! 

Sunset at Bluestone Village

History of St Johns Eve

By Terry John

If you are staying at Bluestone on 23rd June, St John’s Eve, prepare yourself for the unexpected, especially as darkness falls. As our ancestors knew, it is one of the most powerful and supernatural nights of the year, one of the three y tair ysbrydnos or spirit night of the year. Read More

Pembroke Castle

Princess Nest The Helen of Wales

By Terry John

Princess Nest, Helen of Wales; king’s daughter, king’s mistress, kidnap victim, wife to a Norman conqueror, mother of a large brood of children, pawn in a power struggle, survivor. You may never have heard of her, but her story is as romantic and dramatic as anything created by a novelist. Read More

Rhino at Manor House Wildlife Park

Hands On Visit To Manor House Wildlife Park

By Kathryn Slade

It’s Love Your Zoo Week and to celebrate we are giving away tickets to the brilliant Manor House Wildlife Park. TV star Anna Ryder Richardson and her husband Colin have transformed this Pembrokeshire attraction into a unique zoo that specialises in close-up meetings with endangered animals from all over the world in a natural environment. Read More

Emilia Clarke and Matthew Lewis Filming Me Before You

Jojo Moyes Me Before You Movie Filming In Pembroke

By Kathryn Slade

Pembroke has become the temporary home of the feature film ‘Me Before You’ which is being produced by Pinewood Studios. The film is based on the best selling book of the same name by Jojo Moyes which tells the story of a small-town girl who forms a bond with the recently paralysed man who she is caring for. Read More

Children sitting on logs

Free Range and Free Family Fun Ideas

By Kathryn Slade

With the summer approaching quickly take our checklist of fun things to do with your children so that you will be prepared for any ‘I’m Boooored’ grumbles.
Print these ideas out and put them in a jar or a pot and let your children pick one out and decided what you are going to do to recapture the fun!
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