• The Wreck of SS Leysian

    SS Leysian was a 400ft steamship (almost half the length of the Titanic), utilised in the First World War as a transport vessel, shipping pack animals from North America to Alexandria in support of troops on the front line in North Africa. On her final voyage, having discharged a cargo...

  • Solva Christmas Tree Festival

    There were 11 entries from people and groups from Solva and further afield. It was a very succesful event and the concert with Goodwick Brass band was thoroughly enjoyable. Pictures from the festival shown below, thank you to everyone that entered a tree and everyone involved who helped out.  

  • There but not there

    Remembrance Sunday 2018: There But Not There

    Remembrance Sunday 2018: There But Not There This is the striking silhouette of a soldier that has recently been installed in the porch of Mathry Church. Ghostly figures of First World War soldiers, or Tommies, have sprung up all over the UK as part of a new fundraising campaign hoping...

  • A Local Hymn Writer: William Lewis of Abermawr

    In the late eighteenth century, there was a hymn writer, William Lewis, who lived in a cottage near Abermawr and composed hymns such as Y Cyfaill Gorau and Cof Am Y Cyfiawn Iesu which were sung in chapels throughout Wales in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. WILLIAM LEWIS William was...

  • How do you launch a church website?

    When a website is established a couple of points are obvious: first, you want as many people as possible to know about the site, and, secondly, you want these people, and then people they know, and then other people and eventually people around the country, and possibly around the world,...

  • Saints & Stones

    The Saints and Stones trails The Saints and Stones trails are short pilgrimage routes leading towards the cathedral at St Davids. Each trail invites the visitor, or pilgrim, to call in at a number of Dewisland’s historic rural churches as well as other ancient and medieval historic sites, such as...

  • The Pembrokeshire Coast Path and Our Churches

    The Pembrokeshire Coast Path and Our Churches If you are planning to walk the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, you might wish to combine your walk with visits to some of the churches in the Greater Dewisland Local Ministry Area. A diversion inland from the path to one of the churches will,...

  • Fifty Reasons for going to Church

    The Bible indicates it’s what we should do. (Hebrews 10:25) You will have the opportunity to worship God. You will likely have some of life’s big questions answered. The preaching of the Bible will help set a direction for your life. You will probably make some new friends. You’ll probably...

  • Brawdy: Church of St David

    St David’s Church, Brawdy, may be early medieval in origin. It is situated some 330 metres from a road depicted as Roman on historic Ordnance Survey mapping, and some 1.8 kilometres north-east of the coast. The church lies some 430 metres west-northwest of Brawdy Castle Iron Age promontory fort, which...

  • Granston: Church of St Catherine

    Granston Church stands on a mound veiled by trees, overlooking Granston Farm. The present building dates from 1877, replacing an early medieval church. The original foundations of the church seem to have been retained: a plain edifice of a nave and chancel with a squinch arch – lit from the...