on the Pembrokeshire coast is a great place to watch sea birds in the summer.
Its rocky cliffs provide a great breeding habitat for Puffins, Manx Shearwater,
Guillemots and Razorbills.
Skokholm Island is a Site of Special Scientific
Interest, and forms part of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.
spectacular nature experience, why not try go bird watching on the rocky islands
of the British Isles this summer?
- Rocky coasts offer great
opportunities for wildlife watching especially sea birds who love craggy cliffs
and rocky outcrops.
Island, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
Trust, South and West Wales - 01289 621212.|
Survey:||SM 741051 OS Explorer map OL36 South Pembrokeshire|
attraction:||Puffins, Manx Shearwater, Guillemots
and Razorbills |
and scopes for bird watching.
You will need to take food and drinking
water with you. Hot drinks will be available on the island for a small charge.
sensible shoes, as the terrain is not level. There is little shelter on the island
so be prepared for all weathers.
The best time to see the Puffins
is early June.
The best place to watch the Seals is from South Haven
Manx Shearwater and Storm Petrels - summer evenings.
on Skokholm: Limited accommodation on the island. There is a resident Warden
and staff on the island, and accommodation for 15 visitors. There are six twin-bedded
and three single rooms.
Residential visits are offered either as
short breaks (three or four nights) or a full week.
still a wild and remote place with no electricity, baths or showers. Washing is
by spring or rain water and the only 'modern' convenience are chemical toilets.
island is not disabled-friendy. Landing on to the island from the boat is uneven
and there are steps and an uphill walk to the top of the island.|
Skokholm: There are four one-day trips to Skokholm Island in 2007
on the following Wednesdays but book early because these get fully booked in high
Bookings should be made through Island Bookings 01239 621600
or 01239 621212.
The boat leaves Martin's Haven (two miles from
Marloes) at 8am and returns between 5pm and 5.30pm.
times:||Limited number of trips to the island.|
for boat trip.|
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