HistoryPoints News

Apr 6, 2021

Whisky galore on Llŷn Peninsula


120 years ago today, a ship bound for New Zealand crashed onto rocks near Porth Colmon. Locals quickly relieved the wreck of much of its precious cargo - including whisky, fine china and even pianos - before the nearest Customs officers ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

reached the scene. Now you can read about the wreck and see photos of some of the salvaged cargo on your smartphone as you visit Porth Colmon or walk past on the Wales Coast Path - simply scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the waymarker posts on either side of the bay. Or click here