Coastlands is made up of four communities fringing the western tip of Pembrokeshire: St Ishmaels, Dale, Marloes and St Brides. The group runs a community heritage centre at the Old Stables in Dale, open between April and October. They also run a programme of talks and tours, encouraging locals and visitors to enjoy the area’s rich and diverse history.
Each community has its own unique features:
The offshore islands of Skomer and Skokholm, reached by ferry from the National Trust harbour of Martin’s Haven, offer a different perspective. Recent archaeological work on Skomer employing new technology has revealed previously unrecorded field systems and settlements.
www.rcahmw.gov.uk (archaeological research)