Day 042 : Castlemartin – Wallaston Cross

Today we turn inland to follow the estuary of the Pembroke river..

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This area is very much the powerhouse of Britain where a lot of our imported oil and gas comes in.

Freshwater West bay is my first stop. A favourite spot with surfers due to its strong waves and currents.

There was a fabulous trailer café by the beach road called Café Mor. It had a very enterprising menu of seafood sandwiches I just settled for a coffee and chocolate brownie which are made locally.

West Angle bay is surrounded by cliffs which has a hidden beach feel to it.

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I turn into the estuary and pass Thorn Island before turning into the wide arc of Angle Bay.. The Island has a fort on it that was built to defend Milford Haven.

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As you approach Angle there is a pretty pub called the Old Point House which can get cut off at high tide. The pub is associated with the lifeboatmen with the lifeboat station just along the coast.

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The whole bay is overlooked by the gas storage towers and vents of Rhoscrowther and the oil terminal at Popton Point.

Back at my accommodation I got chatting to a guy called Chris who was motorcycling around the coast of Britain. It was a very pleasant chat, but he was leaving early the next day so I wished him good luck and hope he completes his trip.