SM8024 : Solva, Pembrokeshire

taken 46 years ago, near to Solva, Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro, Great Britain

Solva, Pembrokeshire
Solva, Pembrokeshire
This is an attractive and picturesque little village with a small sheltered harbour, a variety of small shops selling crafts, clothes, etc., pubs & eating places.


Solva stands in a deep valley gouged out by water melting from glaciers and its position made it ideal as a base for trading ships in the 18th century.


When the tide is in, the valley fills slowly with water but when the tide goes out, the boats are left high and dry - ideal in the past for unloading cargoes. Today, apart from a few local fishermen, the harbour is used only by pleasure craft.
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SM8024, 264 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
July 1971   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 5 March, 2008
Category
Harbour   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 803 241 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:52.3639N 5:11.5408W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 803 240
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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