Bristol Channel
The Bristol Channel (Welsh: Môr Hafren, meaning 'Severn Sea') is a major inlet in the island of Great Britain, separating South Wales from Devon and Somerset in South West England. It extends fro...
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Severn Barrage
The Severn Barrage refers to a range of ideas for building a barrage from the English coast to the Welsh coast over the Severn tidal estuary. Ideas for damming or barraging the Severn estuary (and Bri...
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Bristol Channel floods, 1607
The Bristol Channel floods, 30 January 1607 , resulted in the drowning of a large number of people and the destruction of a large amount of farmland and livestock. Recent research has suggested that t...
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Carmarthen Bay
Carmarthen Bay (Welsh: Bae Caerfyrddin) is an inlet of the south Wales coast. The coastline includes famous beaches, including the Pendine Sands and Cefn Sidan sands, and is partially covered by ...
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Gower Peninsula
4°12′59″W / 51.591500°N 4.216294°W / 51.591500; -4.216294Gower or the Gower Peninsula (Welsh: Gŵyr or Penrhyn Gŵyr) is a peninsula in South Wales, projecting westwards int...
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Swansea Bay
Swansea Bay (Welsh: Bae Abertawe) is a bay on the Bristol Channel on the southern coast of Wales. Places on the bay include Swansea and Port Talbot. The River Neath, River Tawe, River Afan, River ...
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Laugharne
4°27′47″W / 51.7694°N 4.4631°W / 51.7694; -4.4631Laugharne /ˈlɑrn/ (Welsh: Talacharn) is a town in Carmarthenshire, Wales, lying on the estuary of the River Tâf. It is kn...
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Lundy
Lundy is the largest island in the Bristol Channel. It lies 12 miles (19 km) off the coast of Devon, England, about a third of the distance across the channel from Devon, England to south Wales. ...
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Severn Tidal Power Feasibility Study
Severn Tidal Power Feasibility Study is the name of a UK Government feasibility study into a tidal power project looking at the possibility of using the huge tidal range in the Severn Estuary and Bris...
SV Paul
The SV Paul was a four-masted fore-and-aft rigged windjammer, launched in Seattle in 1919. Originally named Mount Whitney she was sold to new German owners in 1924 and renamed Margaret Sayer, finally ...
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Swansea Marina
Swansea Marina is a marina located behind the Swansea barrage at the mouth of the River Tawe in Swansea, south Wales. Swansea Marina was first awarded blue flag status in June 2005[1]. There is a boa...
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Bull Point Lighthouse
Bull Point Lighthouse is a lighthouse on Bull Point, about one mile (1.6 km) north of the village of Mortehoe, on the northern coast of Devon, England.The original lighthouse was constructed in 1879 a...
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Caldey Island
Caldey (Welsh:Ynys Bŷr) is a small island off the SW coast of mainland Wales, near Tenby in Pembrokeshire. With a recorded history going back over 1500 years, it is known as one of Holy Islands of Bri...
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Royal Portbury Dock
The Royal Portbury Dock is part of the Port of Bristol, in England. It is situated near the village of Portbury on the southern side of the mouth of the Avon, where the river joins the Severn estuary...
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Steep Holm
Steep Holm (grid reference ST228607) (Welsh: Ynys Rhonech) is an English island lying in the Bristol Channel. The island covers 48.87 acres (19.78 ha) at high tide, expanding to 63.26 acres (...
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Birnbeck Pier
Birnbeck Pier is a pier situated on the Bristol Channel in Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, England, approximately 18 miles (29 km) south west of Bristol. It is the only pier in the country whi...
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The Wolves
The Wolves are three rocks just over a mile northwest of the island of Flat Holm in the Bristol Channel. They measure approximately 25 metres by 20 metres and were responsible for the wrecking of at l...
Flat Holm
Flat Holm (Welsh: Ynys Echni) is a limestone island lying in the Bristol Channel approximately 6 km (4 mi) from Lavernock Point in the Vale of Glamorgan, but in the City and County of Ca...
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Three Crosses, Swansea
The Gower Peninsula (Welsh: Gŵyr) in the City and County of Swansea in south Wales in Britain is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It contains over twenty villages and communities.
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SS Bengrove
SS Bengrove was a steam-powered collier registered in Liverpool, England. Thousands of people on shore saw her explode and sink in the Bristol Channel on Sunday, 7 March 1915.The ship left Barry at ab...
Severn Estuary
The Severn Estuary (Welsh: Môr Hafren) is the estuary of the River Severn, the longest river in Great Britain. It is at the mouth of four major rivers being the Severn, Wye, Usk and Avon and other...
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Hurlstone Point
Hurlstone point (grid reference SS898492) is a promontory of land between Porlock Weir and Minehead in the Exmoor National Park on the coast of Somerset, England.Hurlstone Point marks the boundary bet...
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Cyril Gwynn
Cyril Gwynn (1897–1988) was a British poet, from Gower, in the City and County of Swansea. He was known as the Bard of Gower, and became a household name in Gower before leaving for Australia. His poe...
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Fabian's Bay
Fabian's Bay was a natural tidal basin near the present day area of Port Tennant in Swansea, Wales. The Prince of Wales dock, part of the Swansea Docks complex was built at the site of Fabian's Bay a...
Amroth, Pembrokeshire
4°40′W / 51.73°N 04.66°W / 51.73; -04.66Amroth is a holiday resort village, 7 miles (11 km) east of Tenby, Pembrokeshire, in West Wales, noted for its long sandy beach.
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Mumbles Hill
Mumbles Hill is a hill near the south eastern tip of the Gower Peninsula, Wales. Parts of the hill form a designated Local Nature Reserve, declared in 1991.Defensive gunnery positions were built on t...