Day 043 : Wallaston Cross – Milford Haven

I was looking forward to today as my wife, Christine and daughter, Andrea was driving down to join me for a few days.

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The highlight of today’s walk is watching the Irish ferry come up the estuary to Pembroke docks and go out again a couple of hours later.

Pembroke has a fine castle with a moat around it. It was the birthplace of Henry Tudor who became Henry VII of England.

Pembroke Docks lies a couple of miles outside the town and was originally a naval dock. It is now principally a Ferry port.

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After crossing the Cleddau Toll Bridge, I pass through Neyland with its Marina and stop for lunch overlooking the estuary at Llanstadwell.

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Milford Haven claims to be one of the top three energy ports in Britain handling over 20% of our energy. A marina complex now replaces the old commercial enterprises.

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I mentioned my motorcycling friend, Chris yesterday who is biking around Britain. I was surprised when walking near Hundleton to find him at the side of the road with his bike in bits. He was waiting to be recovered by the AA after taking on water after driving through a ford which was deeper than he thought. If you are reading this, I hope you got sorted out and was able to continue your journey.

After the walk I found a lovely café by the marina where I waited for my family to turn up