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Round Britain and Ireland 2019

12 Ports: Milford Haven

Approaching from the north and west, The Haven presents an incongruous mix of beauty and industry. Islands and rocky shoreline give way to soft green and beaches, punctuated by gigantic steel structures with smoke and flames rising into the Pembrokeshire sky. Arriving at Milford Haven the contradictions continue. What has led to this strange mix of beauty and disfigurement, wealth and poverty, popularity and stigma?

Article – Dreams and Visions

In his article, historian and lifetime resident Simon Hancock recounts the tale of Milford’s history of grand plans and ambitions, often thwarted and then realised in unexpected ways as the waves of history unfold on the shores of Pembrokeshire.

Read the article via These Islands

Podcast – Around These Islands in 12 Ports

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Photos and impressions

You can see video from our passage towards Milford here on our Facebook page, more about our time in the Haven on our blog, and an image Milford’s contradictions on Instagram, where you’ll also find the Daily Sky.

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