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Bizarre phenomenon seen from Pembrokeshire coast

When Adrian Owens saw the some of the islands off Pembrokeshire's coast, he knew something strange was happening. The islands, and the ships on the horizon (which were bizarrely magnified), were mirrored in the sky. From the coast, a lovely area for anyone enjoying a nearby cottage holiday in Pembrokeshire, Owens saw the islands of South Bishop, The Bishops and Clerks and Grassholm like nobody ever has before.

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Tenby Lifeboat heralded as great success by organisers

Organisers of the Tenby Lifeboat Week have celebrated the event as a fantastic success, with thousands of pounds being raised for the local lifeboat crew. They were quick to offer a special word of thanks to the generosity of those who visited, with RNLI volunteer collectors raising a total of £2,336.70, funds which are sure to help the Tenby lifeboat crew continue their fantastic work in protecting the region's coastlines.

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Heatwave having tremendous effect on Welsh tourism

There has been a noticeable increase in the number of holidaymakers in Wales according to tourism figures in the country who are celebrating the effect of the heatwave. After the best July for many years in terms of weather, tourist levels in a number of popular areas of the country surged dramatically. A spokesperson for Visit Wales said that the weather had given a huge boost the tourism industry, with many people snapping last minute deals and heading to the coast to make the most of the sunshine.

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Tenby chip shop named in UK's top 50

A popular fish and chip shop in the Pembrokeshire town of Tenby has had its excellent reputation recognised by the authors of Fry Magazine, who have named the family-run restaurant in their inaugural '50 Best Fish and Chip Shops in the UK' list. D. Fecci & Sons was opened way back in 1935, and has provided fantastic meals for countless local residents and holidaymakers alike every year since, with its standing both in the region and in the country as a whole continuing to improve.

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Pembrokeshire enjoys warmest weather in over 10 years

The UK is currently experiencing one of its warmest summers of the decade, and sunshine and warmth have attracted many people towards some of the top holiday hotspots in the country. The Pembrokeshire coast is one of these, and the area has been enjoying some of the warmest weather on record.

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Pembrokeshire beaches prove popular with The Guardian

Some of the best 'secret' beaches in Wales have been named in an article in The Guardian. The article, which can be read in full here, was written by Rob Smith, author of Secret Beaches Wales, who has picked out 10 of his favourites. Pembrokeshire beaches were overwhelmingly his favourite choices, with 5 of his top 10 located on the Pembrokeshire coastline. All of these beaches are stunningly beautiful but relatively undiscovered, perfect for a relaxing and secluded day out.

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Tenby 10K set to return later this month

The annual Tenby 10K is set to return later this month, providing a fantastic spectacle for anyone visiting the Welsh town on their holidays to enjoy. Growing in popularity every year, the 2012 instalment saw nearly 400 people taking to the starting grid for the 6.2 mile race around the town. With organisers hoping that this year's affair is the biggest and best yet, one face likely to register is Gareth Ayres, an athlete who took the winners medal at the event last year.

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Home of rare dragonfly species in Pembrokeshire safeguarded

In some fantastic news for the wildlife of Pembrokeshire, the home of a rare dragonfly species in the county has been safeguarded thanks to some sustained conservation efforts. With farmers and several conservation organisations joining forces with the landowner, the future of Pensarn Corner on the Preseli Mountains has now been ensured for years to come and will continue to serve as the home for the Southern Damselfly (Coenagrion mercuriale).

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Online poll names Tenby as best holiday destination in Wales

The appeal of Tenby as a holiday destination has been clearly highlighted in an online poll, one which declared the coastal town as the best place to holiday in Wales. Compiled by Walesonline.co.uk, thousands of people took part in stating their favourite holiday spot. The results showed that Tenby stood head and shoulders above its rivals, taking 19.5% of all votes while the Gower Peninsula reached second place with 11.4%.

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