Bluestone, Pembrokeshire facts for kids
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Bluestone National Park Resort is a holiday park in Pembrokeshire, southwest Wales. The resort falls partly within the boundaries of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. The park is owned by several private backers and Pembrokeshire County Council and employs over 700 people.
The resort's accommodation consists of 344 timber lodges, as well as cottages and studio apartments set in 500 acres (2.0 km2). This area includes the Blue Lagoon (an indoor water park), Steep Ravine (an outdoor activity area), an indoor playground and a medieval themed activity area. The resort itself is centred on the "village" which has shops, restaurants, a pub, wine store and a spa.
Within the boundaries of the resort are a ruined manor house (known locally as Castell Coch) and the external structure of Newton North parish church.
The park is car-free (except on check-in and check-out days), but walking and cycling is encouraged. Electric golf buggies can be rented by day or for a full stay and are commonly seen around the park. A Dome is expected to open at Bluestone in 2018.
The park is close to Oakwood Theme Park.
In 2016 Bluestone announced plans to spend £2.5 million restoring Blackpool Mill site with the addition of a miniature railway as a tourist attraction, but following objections from the National Park, the plans were deferred by Bluestone, and subsequently rejected, with Bluestone invited to re-apply.
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