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■♦ Fishguard Castle Estate.


♦ Fishguard Castle Estate. Hotel Abergwaun. Projected Development of Parky- morfa. It has long been recognised that in the rugged, gorse-clad, and partially wooded promontory of Parkymorfa, with its ruined fort and its unrivalled mountain panorama and seascape, Fishguard possesses a magnifi- cent asset which, properly developed, cannot fail to enhance her status as a health resort and, by attracting the best class of visitors, promote the prosperity of all who hold a stake in her commercial life. Others besides Fishguardians hive realised the potentialities of this elevated portion of the Premier County, and an area has been mapped out under the title of the Fishguard Castle Estate, embracing the whole of Parky- morfa, extending eastwards as far as Garn- gelli and southwards to Cilshave, having an indented sea-front of some two miles in length. It is now proposed to acquire and develop this estate as a health and pleasure resort on entirely original lines, sueh as will make it specially attractive. An 18-hole golf links will be laid out under the advice of a well- known expert, who has thoroughly inspected the ground, and reports it to be particularly well adapted for forming an excellent course. Tennis courts, croquet lawns, bowling alleys, and archery butts will also be provi- ded. Summer houses and rest shelters will be erected at attractive points on the cliffs and elsewhere, but nothing will be done to destroy the natural wildness and picturesque- ness of the estate. Drives, paths, &c., where necessary, will be of a simple and informal character. Upon the estate, below the old Castle, not 150 yards from the intended site of the hotel, is a small deep creek, completely sheltered in all weathers. As the old quays in Abergwaun Harbour are dry at low tide, it is proposed to construct within this creek a small foot-pier, which can be used at all states of tide. The distance by water across to Fishguard Harbour Station is less than one mile. and it is intended to run a motor-boat regularly in connection with trains, thus bringing the hotel and golf links within 20 minutes of the station. Motor-boats will be provided suitable for short private excursions by water along the coast; also motor cars for private excursions by road. The central figure of the development scheme is the erection of a picturesque hotel or hostelry of the old English manor farm house type, in which quaintness of design will be combined with thorough comfort and cosi- ness. Accommodation for about 100 visitors is to be provided but the plans will allow of considerable expansion as required. An attractive feature will be a series of open corridors or pergolas, affording shelter from wind and rain, in which meals may be served or exercise taken. Another feature will be the library, a well appointed room, which will contain a large and varied selection of books and current literature, as well as books of reference, guides, maps, &c.; also (in addi- tion to ample bath accommodation of every description) an open air salt-water swimming bath, continually replenished by power, will be constructed in the grounds. The dominating features of the scheme will be simplicity and thoroughness. To those whose lives are spent in large modern cities and towns, this hostelry will offer complete and restful contrast, where, amongst old- world surroundings, the freshest of fish, the best of dairy produce from the estate farm, and well served food and viands may be en- joyed under conditions of climate unsurpassed anvwhere else on our coasts. o GRANT OF A PROVISIONAL LICENSE. At Fishguard Brewster Sessions, to-day (Wednesday), Mr W Evans applied for the grant of a provisional license for the liote above referred to. Messrs Peter Williams and Enoch Davies opposed the application on behalf of the Fishguard Temperance Society. The Bench granted a provisional license, the first license to be for a full term of seven years from the date of the final grant; subject to a monopoly valuable of £5°0, pay- able half on the occasion of the final grant and the balance three years later; and direct that, unless the buildings were completed or in an advanced state of completion within two years, the provisional grant should lapse.





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Fishguard and Goodwick Education…

County Assessment.





Mr. Roch Goes to South Africa.


Concert at Goodwick.


Family Notices



IPetty and Licensing.

Brief Results.