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St Govan's Chapel

St Govan's Head, Stackpole, Pembroke, Wales
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Worth a visit

The day we visited storm Ophelia visited the Pembrokeshire coast on the same day and consequently... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kevin M
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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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Great place to visit

Went back to visit after many years. Made my way down the steps to the Chapel. Through the building... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pghpeter
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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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“firing range” (23 reviews)
“steep steps” (27 reviews)
“the cliff” (47 reviews)
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St Govan's Head, Stackpole, Pembroke, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The day we visited storm Ophelia visited the Pembrokeshire coast on the same day and consequently it was very windy, but it did mean that the headland was more or less deserted. As already mentioned the approach to the chapel is quite steep and could...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went back to visit after many years. Made my way down the steps to the Chapel. Through the building onto the rocks by the sea. Lovely views. Not a place for anyone with mobility problems even with the handrail. There is a tarmac path along...More

Thank pghpeter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This can be easliy missed as there is not much signposting for it but its well worth a visit. The steps are many and steep but a handrail and grips on the steps are provided. Lovely quaint little Chapel, derelict but carry on throught o...More

Thank StormySkye n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to look at this chapel on a very wet and windy day. Steps leading down are very slippery, but there is a hand rail. It's worth the effort. The chapel forms part of the cliff . So dramatic . The sea is crashing waves...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a railing down part of the steps & well worth the effort. It had been raining so slippery. The rough sea made it even more interesting.

Thank 861caroline
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're in the area it's a must see. Plenty of parking. There are several step steps down.. which means also steep steps on the way up.. which will make you puff and pant but it's totally worth it. This lovely little chapel in its...More

Thank Doods75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing accidental find! We had great weather, but the views and atmosphere were amazing. Really interesting and unique. Saw choughs too - and a lovely stroll along the cliffs.

Thank Jenna P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice and unusual place to see. However be aware that the steps are very steep to get down to it although you can see it from the cliffs. There is a hand rail to go down to it.

Thank greenprincess222
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This a a wonderful place to visit. There is a Small Chapel located on the side of the cliff. There is a wonderful walking path along the Cliff side. This site has many world war 2 bunkers. This site is located within a Military Firing...More

Thank gina r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A tiny little chapel built into the cliff. There are numerous steps down to the chapel and a narrow path (not suitable for all). Enter through a small doorway into the chapel and walk outside onto the rock and look behind you - it is...More

Thank Ceini0g
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Suzanne1605
23 February 2017|
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I did visit on a Saturday, no problems at all. From the firing range's published schedule it would seem they don't do firing practice on weekends. It was very well worth the visit.
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