Published by: Admin | Date: Dec : 03 : 2015 | Categories: Local history and things to do
Set in the heart of some of the finest Pembrokeshire countryside only a few miles from Saundersfoot, lies the village of Steapside. Unexpectedly, in the 19th century this was a thriving industrial community with coalmining and ironmaking at its routes. The principal testimony to these industries are the substantial remains of an ironworks and the colliery which served them. These romantic ruins are now Scheduled Ancient Monuments. Connecting them with the habour at Saundersfoot was a horse drawn railway offering an attractive walk between the village and coast.