Amroth Heritage Trail, Pembrokeshire

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Amroth Heritage Trail, Pembrokeshire

Amroth village, seafront and the surrounding area has a strong cultural heritage. Amroth has always had to adapt to changes. Some have come from its coastal location, some from its industrial history and today it has a community profile with a changing and more transient population than in centuries past. 

In 2019, Amroth Community Council embarked on a project to create an Amroth Heritage Trail to capture the important history and memories of Amroth and to make it easily accessible to all our residents, visitors and local school children. The project included a series of 10 HistoryPoints QR codes and corresponding web pages, and an interpretive board specifically on Amroth's role in a preparation exercise for the D-Day landings in the Second World War. 

The realisation of the project has been made possible through financial support from the Pembrokeshire County Council Enhancing Pembrokeshire Fund and Amroth Community Council. 

Click on any location listed below to read about its history. There’s a map with each text for anyone who needs help to find the location. (More locations coming soon.)

Prehistoric forest remnants - remains of forest submerged over 5,000 years ago are sometimes exposed on beach

New Inn and former mills – pub was originally a 16thC farmhouse. Corn and woollen mills nearby