Skomer Island and Puffins

Itinerary: Train from London to Milford Haven in West Wales (5 hours). Taxi from station to The Marloes (10 miles). Stay at the Marloes. Walk to Martins Haven and catch the 10am ferry to Skomer Island(15 minutes ). Full day on the island.. Ferry back home . Go to Little Haven and have dinner at St Brides Pub. Next morning enjoy the beach then train back to London 5 hours). Take your lunch with you to the island, and you can rent cars instead at Haverfordwest where the train stops as well.
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Just one more puffin shot

Just one more puffin shot

Boarding point for the ferry to Skomer Island (with ferry in the background). It is a small exposed boat rather than a ferry

Boarding point for the ferry to Skomer Island (with ferry in the background). It is a small exposed boat rather than a ferry

St Brides Inn in Little Haven. A wonderful place to eat dinner

St Brides Inn in Little Haven. A wonderful place to eat dinner

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Pembrokeshire Boat Trips - Pembrokeshire Islands - Skomer, Stokholm, and Sheerwater Boat Trips The link for hte ferry service. You can[t book it and it is 'first come first serve' basis. There is a limite of 250 people on the island at any time.

Pembrokeshire Boat Trips - Pembrokeshire Islands - Skomer, Stokholm, and Sheerwater Boat Trips The link for hte ferry service. You can[t book it and it is 'first come first serve' basis. There is a limite of 250 people on the island at any time.

Explanatory notes about why this island is so special - at the information centre at the Old Farm

Explanatory notes about why this island is so special - at the information centre at the Old Farm

The entirely island is more or less burrowed out by the rabbits introduced in the 1800s for farming for their pelts and meat. Their presence means the vegetation stands low across the island

The entirely island is more or less burrowed out by the rabbits introduced in the for farming for their pelts and meat. Their presence means the vegetation stands low across the island

Soooo cute!!

Soooo cute!!

You walk right past their nests as you go round the island and they are not scared of humans

You walk right past their nests as you go round the island and they are not scared of humans

There is a real variety of vegetation communitie acros the island including these beautiful mosses

There is a real variety of vegetation communitie acros the island including these beautiful mosses

The star attractions!

The star attractions!

The Old Farm at the centre of the Island

The Old Farm at the centre of the Island

Signpost at the Old Farm information centre where you can also stay in simple accommodation if you get in early enough to book it!

Signpost at the Old Farm information centre where you can also stay in simple accommodation if you get in early enough to book it!

East Hook Farm Bed and Breakfast  We stayed at this wonderful place, but you need a car to get you to the ferry if you stay here

East Hook Farmhouse is conveniently located in the popular Pelcomb Bridge area. The hotel has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Facilities for disabled guests, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park, BBQ facilities, laundry service are there for g

A view across the island

A view across the island

And another trying to frighten us!

And another trying to frighten us!

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