Ilkeston Cam On Holiday 2002 - South West Wales
Part 10 - Cardigan and the Dyfed Shire Horse Farm

The photos on this page were taken on Tuesday 16th July

The Tuesday of our holiday was another fine day although we did pass through some low cloud and mist on top of the Preseli Hills as we once headed north from Saundersfoot. By the time we reached the main street in Cardigan blue skies were again to the fore. The impressive building pictured above, the Guildhall, now houses the town's indoor market.

After a brief look round Cardigan, we set off again for our main destination for the day, the Dyfed Shire Horse Farm. The farm has a number of attractions for all ages ranging from an antique corner and crazy golf to quad bikes and pony rides. One of the most popular though is the bottle feeding of the calves.

Another interesting display took place in the on-site gift shop where a lady dressed in the national costume of Wales demonstrated the art of spinning.
Seventeen Hands

But the star of the show was a seventeen hands high shire horse called Duke. So big in fact that a chair was needed to help with the fitting of his antique show harness as he stood patiently in the stables.

And here is Duke in all his finery as he paraded in the farm yard where he posed for numerous photographs with the visitors.
Working Gear

A little later Duke looked just as much at home in his working gear, trudging up and down the fields harrowing the earth. Such a huge beast but truly a gentle giant.

Click the links below to see more.
Part 01
Part 02
Part 03
Manor House 1
Part 04
Manor House 2
Part 05
Saundersfoot 1
Part 06
Lower Fishguard 1
Part 07
Lower Fishguard 2
Part 08
Part 09
Burton Ferry
Part 10
Part 11
Saundersfoot 2
Part 12
Part 13
Part 14
Part 15
Part 16
Pembroke Dock
Part 17
Part 18


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