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Aug 19, 2016

Red Warth Bay: it's all in the name

Red Wharf Bay, Anglesey, is popular with visitors but few of them probably know that the name is an old corruption of Red Warth Bay. Unless, that is, they've spotted the new HistoryPoints ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

QR codes on the Wales Coast Path waymarker post near the car park exit. If you scan the codes with a mobile you'll discover that warth was unconnected to wharf, and you'll get the fascinating story of how the very first sketch of a Land Rover came to be made in the vicinity back in 1947. If you're not fortunate enough to be there in person, click here for details