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Ferry Crossings and Characters Listen to first hand memories of ferry crossings, anecdotes about the local ferrymen and a story of a modern day commute across the river from Landshipping to Picton Point. stories, from, river, cleddau, passeur, crossings, daugleddau, picton, point, lawrenny, llangwm,

Land of Legends: Nevern Now a tranquil village nestled within Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Nevern’s Medieval past lives on through the legends relating to the castle and the church. nevern, legends, stories, bleeding, castle, lord, rhys, church, brynach, saint, cross,

Nevern Nevern, located just north of Newport on the North Pembrokeshire coast, is steeped in history, with its castle, Celtic High Cross and ‘bleeding’ yew tree providing a lasting reminder of the area’s fascinating past. nevern, castle, celtic, high, cross, river, nanhyfer, bleeding,

Stories from the River Listen to stories of how the Cleddau rivers have helped shape the Pembrokeshire Landscape and the lives of people who lived nearby. william, stott, oldham, passeur, ferryman, stories, from, river, cleddau, estuary, audio, ferry, crossing,

Stories from the River - An Inspirational Place The Cleddau Rivers are often referred to as the ‘secret waterway’ – away from the rugged and sometimes busy coast, they are an oasis of peace and tranquillity, a chance to restore the soul. The ever changing light and the moving water provide inspiration for artists, not just for the wider landscape views, but for the small features such as the rocks, tree roots and patterns on the foreshore. stories, from, river, cleddau, crossing, daugleddau, cresswell, quay, landshipping, llangwm, inspirational,

Stories from the River - Childhood Listen to young friends talk about the role the river plays in their lives – the fun, games, freedom and adventure it affords them. stories, from, river, cleddau, crossing, daugleddau, cresswell, quay, landshipping, llangwm, childhood,

Stories from the River - Industry The river was once the main highway in Pembrokeshire, and it is largely due to this that industry flourished. Hear stories of coal mining and tragedy, enterprising fisherwomen, and boatbuilding. stories, from, river, cleddau, crossing, daugleddau, cresswell, quay, landshipping, llangwm, industry,

Stories from the River - Language Listen to some of the local dialect from the Carew and Cresselly areas, and hear some of the peculiar place names that you might find on a marine chart, but not on any other map. stories, from, river, cleddau, crossing, daugleddau, cresswell, quay, landshipping, llangwm, language,

Stories from the River - Tragedies Where there is water, there will inevitably be tragedy. Hear the sad stories of fisher people, and the mining disaster in Landshipping. The mining tragedy brought women miners and rural depopulation in to the spotlight. stories, from, river, cleddau, crossing, daugleddau, cresswell, quay, landshipping, llangwm, tragedy,

Stories from the River - Wildlife The Cleddau Rivers are a haven for wildlife, especially during the winter months. Wildfowl and waders migrate here for the milder climate, and you might be lucky enough to see huge black clouds of starling murmurations at dusk. If you’re very very lucky, you may even catch sight of an otter! Or you can simply lose yourself in the sounds of the river. stories, from, river, cleddau, crossing, daugleddau, cresswell, quay, landshipping, llangwm, wildlife,