Where is on the map Fishguard

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Where is on the map Fishguard

Detailed road map of Fishguard town. Free printable roads map of Fishguard with site of interest. Large scale map of  Fishguard area, Wales, Great Britain

Detailed road map of Fishguard town. Free printable roads map of Fishguard with site of interest. Large scale map of  Fishguard area, Wales, Great Britain

The Pembrokeshire coast and south-west Wales

CAREW CASTLE [G2] The Norman castle's walls and round towers rise above a tidal creek, and the restored tidal mill on the causeway is the only one in Wales still working.

DALE PENINSULA [E2] St Anns Head, at the windswept tip of the peninsula affords fine views. In August 1485, Henry Tudor landed at Mill Bay on his way to win the crown from Richard III at Bosworth Field.

DINAS HEAD [G5] Seals, guillemots, shags, razorbills and fulmars can be seen on a walk round the headland.

EFAILWEN [H4] In 1839, a tollgate here was attacked, the first of the Rebecca Riots against tolls and taxes, where the leaders dressed as women and took the name of Isaac's wife in the Old Testament.

FISHGUARD [F5] The last invasion of Britain took place here in February 1 797: French mercenaries landed at Carregwastad Point to stir up a rebellion against George III but were defeated.

HAVERFORDWEST [F3] From the 15th—19th centuries the county town of Pembrokeshire was a busy port. The 12th-century castle has fine views over the Cleddau valley.

LLANDISSILIO [H3] Ancient relics, include the 5th-6th-century stones in the church wall. Penrhos Cottage was

built overnight by poor people in the 19th century to gain squatter's rights.

MANORBIER CASTLE [G1] Once the centre of a prosperous Norman farming estate, the 12th-13th-century castle was the home of Gerald of Wales, a famous medieval scholar; his effigy is in the cathedral at St David's.

MARLOES [D2] The extensive sands, a good surfing area, are backed by rock pools and cliffs. Leeches at Marloes Mere were highly prized by 18th-century Harley Street doctors.

MILFORD HAVEN [E2] American Quakers built a whaling port here in 1 790. Lord Nelson described Milford Haven Waterway as one of the finest harbours in the world. Until 1814 it was a naval dockyard; today it is a large oil port.

NEWPORT [G5] A former port and shipbuilding centre, Newport is today visited for its rocky shores and the sandy beach at Parrog. To the east near Nevern are Pentre Ifan Stone Age burial chamber, and Castell Henllys, with re-created roundhouses of an Iron Age hill-fort.

PEMBROKE [F1] On a wooded bluff jutting out to sea is a massive castle with a circular Great Keep 23m (75ft) high. Henry VII was born here in 1457. During the Second World War, Pembroke Dock was a base for Sunderland flying boats.

PICTON CASTLE [G3] Paintings by artist Graham Sutherland (1903-80) are housed in the castle of 1302.

Medieval resort Town walls built some 600 years ago ring Tenby's streets and castle and include an arched barbican gateway. St Florence Parade was once a moat that surrounded the fortification.

ST DAVID'S [D4] Britain's smallest city has Wales's largest and finest cathedral, begun in 1181 .There are ruins of a huge 13th-century Bishop's Palace with fine arcaded parapet.

SEALYHAM [F4] Captain Jack Edwardes bred the Sealyham terrier around 1900 to chase out foxes and badgers from their holes.

SKOMER AND SKOKHOLM [D2]

Known as the 'Dream Islands', the islands are nature reserves, and home to Manx shearwaters and puffins.

SOLVA [D4] A thousand years ago the boating centre was a Viking haunt. Tobacco Cove was a hiding place for 18th-century smugglers' contraband. In the 19th century, emigrants sailed for America from Solva.

TENBY [H1] See picture.