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Penarth, South Glamorgan
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Penarth and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Halcyon Days

I remember the excitement of seeing the hovercraft as a child. We used to spend many days on the beach at Penarth usually at the Pier end but when the Hovercraft visited we of course ...Read full memory

A memory of Penarth by Michael Evans

Stanwell Road Baptist Church

I have put 1950 because I don't know when the flats were built by the Baptist church. The house that was pulled down for the flats I am told my great grandfather Joshua ...Read full memory

The Hovercraft

I remember being on the beach the day of the hovercraft coming to Penarth. I was there with a couple of my friends, I would have been nearly 16. We were really excited as we watched ...Read full memory

A memory of Penarth