HistoryPoints News

Sep 20, 2022

From coal to holiday cottages

The green and tranquil setting of Bonville's Court Country Park, near Saundersfoot, seems an unlikely place to find former colliery buildings, but coal brought to the surface there once powered the Royal Navy and was the ...

fuel of choice for many railway locomotives. The colliery produced anthracite of the highest quality, ideal for the boilers of steam engines. For more about the colliery's history, use your smartphone to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes by the entrance to the country park. Or click here