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Roman fort in Pembrokeshire to be discovered with app

A new tablet and smartphone app has been developed to allow the public to access archaeological records and information about sites of historical interest in Wales. The app, named Archwillio, was developed by the University of South Wales after being commissioned by the four Welsh archaeological trusts: Clwyd-Powys, Dyfed, Glamorgan-Gwent and Gwynedd. The app is said to provide information about famous and the slightly lesser known historical sites of Wales, including the Roman fort found earlier this year near Wiston, Pembrokeshire, just inland from popular Tenby cottages.

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Pembrokeshire to hit the small screen on the BBC

Pembrokeshire is set to hit the small screen this week as the BBC Cymru Wales production of a new TV series set in the picturesque Welsh county airs for the first time this Thursday. The all-new series will follow the lives of locals who live along the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, as well as those who regularly work or travel along the route.

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Red phone box in Pembrokeshire becomes information centre

An interesting new tourist information centre has opened in Pembrokeshire, which stands as perhaps one of the smallest of its kind.Following the purchase of an old red telephone box in Sardis, the Saundersfoot Community Council – with help from local volunteers – have transformed the box into a font of knowledge for the surrounding area.

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Pembrokeshire marine cleaners appear on The One Show

A team of underwater cleaners from Pembrokeshire have had their efforts praised after appearing on BBC's The One Show last Friday. The volunteers, known as Neptune's Army of Rubbish Cleaners, aim to keep Pembrokeshire's coastline free of marine litter, making the area beautiful and safe for those visiting the area whilst staying in Pembrokeshire cottages.

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Trio of baby meerkats causing excitement at Folly Farm

Folly Farm in Pembrokeshire has been celebrating the birth of three meerkats who have been welcomed as great additions to the existing mob at the park and are already proving hugely popular with visitors. Regularly named as offering one of the top days out for those on their holidays in South Wales, Folly Farm is home to over 250 animals from 50 different species including the royal python, Bactrian camel, giraffe, barbary macaque and the Brazilian tapir.

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Saundersfoot aiming to become Marine Centre of Excellence

Pembrokeshire County Council has shown its full support in assisting Saundersfoot Harbour in its bid to become a Marine Centre of Excellence, it has been announced. A measure which could see a significant increase in both conventional and marine tourism to the harbour, it has always been regarded as a hotspot for wildlife, and only last week visitors could admire a breathtaking display from a pod of playful dolphins.

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Three Pembrokeshire restaurants included in Good Food Guide

The standard of restaurants across Pembrokeshire has been highlighted following the release of the latest Wales Waitrose Good Food Guide, with three eateries being given the seal of approval in the acclaimed guide. One of the restaurants awarded a place is Llys Meddyg, a Newport-based restaurant which aims to offer a fine dining masterclass to all of its customers. With seabass with nuts and spices, Preseli rump of lamb and pommes Boulanger just some of the delights on the menu, its place among the culinary elite is clearly well deserved.

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Daily Express article offers high praise for Tenby

An article published by The Daily Express has highlighted the beauty and appeal of Tenby as a holiday destination, with the writer offering nothing but praise and plaudits for this picturesque area of South Wales. Written by Paul Gogarty, the piece explains how the coastal sanctuary served as the inspiration for both Roald Dahl and Beatrix Potter, with the latter having sketched what later became Mr McGregor's vegetable garden in the Peter Rabbit tales while holidaying in the town in 1900.

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