Your Sea Stories

Trefor Harbour

My father Ken Berry was auxiliary coastguard in Trefor during the 70s, 80s and 90s. These are some of the images of the changing harbour during those…

Otterly unbeliveable!

On a rather drizzly September day back in 2018 (21/09/2018), I walked the coast path between Llangrannog and New Quay. Although damp, the day was fantastic for…

Dolphins in The Mist

On the 8th May 2018 our family visited New Quay and headed out to sea on a Dolphin Survey Boat Trip. It was a very misty morning…

Dive Log – Little Haven, St Brides Bay 4th October 1998

I am a keen diver, and Living Seas Wales volunteer. During a dive near Little Haven, St Brides Bay, on the 4th of October 1998, I recorded…

Eels A-Plenty at Porth Dafarch

In 1963 at the age of 8, I stayed in Porth Dafarch with my family. I clearly remember paddling in the sea which was seething and almost…

Eyes along the coast

A north Wales landmark is now home to a new life-saving coastal lookout station. It is staffed by local unpaid volunteers, who are keeping an eye out…

Basking in Glory!

The second largest fish in the world; the Basking shark visited Welsh waters this last summer much to the delight of our Wildlife Trust Living Seas Team,…

My Wild Adventure

Wow! That is the only word that I could use to describe my experience of volunteering with The Wildlife Trusts Living Seas Wales (LSW) team on their…

Angel Shark at Amroth in 2017

I saw and photographed the body of a shark looking fish on the beach at Amroth approximately 18 months ago and was never sure what species it…

The sea swimmer in winter – a poem by Jim Young

Beyond the breeze, under the winter sun, the sea is calling me, calling me, calling me. Seething in the breath, of the north wind’s spume, in the…

Skomer Island

Golden Island In came autumn on this golden island. Once the boat left all that was left were the slop and slap of the sea and the…

Wild Seas

Climbing over rocks, scraping our legs on barnacles, cries of gulls and the crash and roar of the sea against the fossil cliffs, salt spray taste on…