Bosherston, The Lily Pools c.1955
Memories of Bosherston
I used to go down to Bosh nearly every weekend in the early 1980s, all the way from Warrington, with a few mates to go fishing. We stayed for a week once in an old caravan in what I think was the vicar's garden. We virtually ate every day at the tearooms, nearly always cheese 'n beans on toast. Vi was a lovely woman who was ...Read full memory
I grew up in the area and often visited as a child. One particular memory is of ordering a pot of tea for four - it was so big my Dad couldn't lift it and the cheese on the sandwiches was about an inch thick - delicious! Since moving away to London, I try and visit every time I come home and ALWAYS order an iced slice - the ...Read full memory
My father Gordon Thomas was born in the adjoining cottage which is now part of the tea garden I have many memories of the people and the surrounding area. My dad passed away on the 1st Oct 2008 and I made a sentimental journey back home. I did what everyone else seems to do, I popped in to see Aunty Vi. She is fantastic, the tea room would not be the same without her.
I visited the Bosherston Tea Gardens every May Bank Holiday week from 1967-1972. The reward for walking from Broadhaven beach via the Lilly ponds was tea and a piece of iced cake complete with a cherry. On an earlier holiday the reward was a Chocolate 3D that as the name implies cost 3d. It is a delight to find that the scene ...Read full memory