The unit is full of educational and environmental information of all the awarded beaches in Pembrokeshire. With a short purpose made DVD playing continuously on a flat screen TV. There 5 films in total depending on what area the trailer is in, there are also five maps and five fact sheets that are displayed on the walls inside, with numerous educational and environmental leaflets.
The Blue Flag Information mobile unit is a refurbished and renovated lifeguard unit that can visit awarded beaches.
As an information point, the unit helps to educate beach users at various beaches on the rules and bylaws associated with the area. Additionally it will help to show nearby recycling and rubbish points to encourage beach cleaning. The unit can be used as an interactive tourist information point, sharing educational and environmental information of all the awarded beaches in Pembrokeshire.
With 5 short, purpose-made films playing continuously on a flat screen TV, there are also five extra maps and five fact sheets displayed on the walls inside, with many other free educational and environmental leaflets.
The Blue Flag Informational Mobile Unit made its maiden outing for the start of Fish Week 2012 in Newgale - check back to see where the unit is going to be next!
Exploring rock pools can be a fascinating beach activity, especially for children. Check out the Seashore Explorer booklets published by the Countryside Council for Wales which give you points for spotting creatures, great fun!But please remember that rock pools contain living creatures, and their habitat is vitally important for their survival. So if you are going rock pooling, please follow these guidelines Return all rock pool creatures to where you found them Replace rocks and stones carefully if you turn them over Don't leave creatures in jars or buckets of water for any length of time Don't drop litter in rock pools
With so many lovely venues to choose from you could leave the picnic at home and treat yourselves but if you can't resist them there's plenty of places perfect for picnicking and so much delicious food to take why not?
...And do absolutely nothing. Just sit, stare and take in a big lungful of coastal air! Pembrokeshire has a multitude of blue flag beaches designated for their safety, amentities and cleanliness and when you’ve stared long enough perhaps to work up an appetite pop into one of the nearby cafes, pubs and restaurant to discover what fresh produce Pembrokeshire has to offer. From our word renowned new potatoes to locally produced Welsh lamb, beef and of course some of the finest seafood from our coastal shores. Look out for the Pembrokeshire Produce label
A wonderful time can be had beachcombing for shells (see mermaids purses, cockles, dog whelks, razor and oyster shells) and driftwood at Aberafan or take a refreshing swim. Aberafan has been recommended for bathing for the second year running by the Marine Conservation Society in its Good Beach Guide.
All the Yacht clubs offer a wide range of water activities, which include dinghy and cruiser sailing, motor boating and kayaking, and most run a Royal Yachting Association accredited sailing school, which introduces both children and adults to sailing and offers a wide range of courses to suit all abilities. Why not take a new adventure ...
Enjoy a boat trip out of the Harbour for fishing trips, coastal trips and seal watching
The Objective is to travel to as many awarded beaches as possible,delivering as much enviromental and educational information as we can
Green Sea funding has been used to refurbish and renovate a redundant Lifeguard unit into a mobile Blue Flag and Green Coast Award interpretation resource unit.
The unit will move around the different award beaches throughout the season to inform and educate about safety and environmental issues, beach user rules, recycling and beach cleaning, bylaws and other interesting information about Pembrokeshire's beaches.
The mobile unit is now up and running, having had its first outing during Pembrokeshire Fish Week, and its second trip planned on 27th July (10am) to Newgale Beach.
First Outing for Information Mobile Unit at Pembrokeshire Fish WeekRead »