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The Field Studies Council (FSC) run a short course "Coasts and Islands" as an introduction to the geology and natural history of Pembrokeshire.

The character of Pembrokeshire has been shaped by its geology. Poor soils are formed on the rocks to the north. This area retains a strong Welsh character. To the south, the more richer soils were favoured by English settlers. The underlying rocks tend to make the soil acidic. The adding of lime enhances its fertility. Many old limekilns can still be seen dotted around the coast.

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Last updated: 23rd May 2005