Milford Haven

Milford Haven and grew into a major is a town in Pembrokeshire, West Wales. It was founded as a whaling centre in the 18th centuryport. It is the largest town in Pembrokeshire, with a population of 14,000. Attractions in the town include Fort Hubberstone, built in 1863 to defend the port, the docks and marina, and the ruins of an observatory. The town museum, located centrally in the docks area, is housed in the town's oldest building, the Custom House which dates back to 1797. The town's main industry today is oil refining. Milford Haven is also the natural harbour on which the town stands (and from which the town takes its name). Since the mid 1990s tourism has provided a base for travellers, from which to explore the local coastline, and growing employment opportunities for locals. The Torch Theatre, opened in 1970 and designed by local architect Monty Minter, is one of only three building-based producing theatres in the whole of Wales, and possesses its own independent theatre company.

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Wind2.79 m/s
Cloudiness100 %
Temperature (min/max)13/13 °C
Pressure1009 hpa
Humidity89 %
Last update: 30 Jun 2022 @ 00:36

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