Milford Haven’s Seafair Haven Festival to Feature on BBC’s Countryfile


Filming for this weekend’s episode of the popular BBC show Countryfile took place during the Seafair Haven Festival, which took place between 11th and 18th June at the Milford Haven Waterway.  TV presenter John Craven took part in the festivities by speaking with the West Wales Maritime Heritage Society, observing volunteers with the renovation of Pembrokeshire One Vessel and joining a flotilla that headed to Cresswell Bay.

The BBC episode synopsis:

“This episode comes from Pembrokeshire.  John Craven takes to the water to find out about the area's boating heritage, painting boats and learning sea shanties along the way. Helen Skelton is foraging onFreshwater West beach and cooking up a seaweed feast. She also meets the team building the ultimate ecohouse using locally sourced materials.  Sanjida O'Connell is on Skomer helping to count the Manx shearwaters who call this island home.”

The episode will air on BBC One on Sunday at 18:30 and be made available on BBC i-Player shortly after broadcast.