Island & Fort – Truly Unique
Palmerston Military Palace in Pembrokeshire – Island 1
Thorn Island Fort, Angle, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire
Alternatively spelt “Thorne Island”
Thorne Island is situated close to the Pembrokeshire coast. A short boat trip to Milford Haven and about quarter of a mile offshore from the sandy beach of West Angle Bay.
Thorn Island Fort – Layout
The accommodation is contained primarily on the ground floor level around a large courtyard and had more recently been two bars, cloakrooms, games room, dining room, kitchen, nine/ten bedrooms (depending on format/layout), a shower room, two bathrooms, a sauna, two self-catering kitchens, a laundry and other ancillary rooms.
Thorn Island Fort – Interior Bedroom
More barracks than boudoir
Thorn Island Fort – Interior Lounge Area
Thorne Island has been uninhabited for a considerable time with some interiors are in a state of disrepair and it is envisaged a new owner will wish to reconfigure the accommodation.
Thorn Island – One of Many Bedrooms
Historical Note: The fort on Thorne Island was constructed of local stone between 1852 and 1854 as an outer defence to Milford Haven (back then a large naval base). It was designed for a garrison of 100 men. It was sold by the state in 1932 for conversion to a hotel and is Grade II* Listed as a well preserved Fort of Lord Palmerston’s Haven defences.
Possible mainland to island access solution – an idea just for fun…
Click on the following picture to see the monorail cycle pods in action…
Cycle Monorails May Have An Interesting Future – But Over Water? Not So Sure.
Thorn Island, Angle, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire
Address: Thorn Island, Angle, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, SA71 5BE
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