more on our holiday in the van…

By Alice on Wednesday July 07th 2010 at 10:00

We had a wander round the Mumbles and found a really nice shop called The Mulberry Bush (59 Newton Road, Mumbles, Swansea) which sells Alice Palace greetings cards and other lovely things…

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We stopped at Nicholaston Farm (a family caravan and camping site on a working farm at Penmaen with pick-your-own fruit and a farm/coffee shop) in Oxwich Bay on Thursday night and woke up to a lovely beach walk on my birthday!

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...followed by a birthday fry up at the coffee shop - yum!

We saw a few farm names on our way to Pembrokeshire that we liked - including ‘Frog Pool Farm’ - and this one:

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and we stopped for lunch in a cool spot -

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- - before heading down to Abereiddy…

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...and taking a walk to the blue lagoon - a spectacular coastal feature, which is actually a flooded former slate quarry working with a tidal channel to sea. The atmospheric ruined quarry buildings can still be seen on the clifftops and behind the car park…

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We then set off for Whitesand campsite to meet up with liz, charlie, lauren and honey - -

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This was our spot - right by the beach!

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We walked into St Davids to get some food for a bbq and saw some pretty ponies….

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...what a lovely birthday!

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