Ilkeston Cam On Holiday 2002 - South West Wales
Part 07 - Lower Fishguard
on this page were taken on Monday 15th July
As I continued my walk along the quay at Lower Fishguard, the
cottages and the street lamps added to the "olde worlde"
atmosphere despite the presence of modern day vehicles parked
on the waterfront.
Empty seats beckoned invitingly to while away the time alongside
tubs full of flower displays but I kept on walking, wanting to
see what was around the next bend.
Even the wild flowers seemed to be in harmony with the place
and if anything, enhanced rather than detracted from the view.
All too soon the end of the quay came into sight but having come
this far I determined to carry on to the very end. And I was
just in time to see the ferry leaving Fishguard Harbour (actually
at Goodwick) bound for the North Sea and Ireland.
On this side of the harbour wall though two yachts anchored side
by side showed no signs of leaving the safe waters of Lower Fishguard.
And right at the
very end of the wall, three young fisherman were catching crabs
by the bucketful. Apparently they were going to race them later
and I assume they would then be returned to the deep.
I have to admit that when we first arrived in the main town of
Fishguard, I felt a pang of dissapointment. It was not at all
what I had expected but then having descended to the old part
of town, I had found that Lower Fishguard far exceeded my expectations.
It is just a delightful, relaxing place and will be high on the
list of places to go if, or should that be when, we return to