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New Quay, Ceredigion
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“ Enjoy refreshments in The Black Lion pub said to be a Dylan Thomas haunt. he beer garden has wonderful views over Cardigan Bay ”Stallion Valley Holiday Cottages Advice
Dylan Thomas was born on October 27, 1914 at No 5, Cwmdonkin Drive in Swansea, and died on November 9, 1953 in St Vincent's Hospital, New York.
He wrote many great poems, including 'Fern Hill', 'The hunchback in the park' and of course 'Do not go gentle into that good night'. Perhaps Dylan Thomas is best known as, author of ‘Under Milk Wood’,
Dylan Thomas lived in New Quay during the 1940s and travelled around Ceredigion visiting farms and more often pubs!
Characters and locations in the famous ‘play for voices’ are said to be inspired by stories, people and places in and around New Quay and Ceredigion - an area he was familiar with since childhood, and described to as ‘the most precious place in the world’.
Learn about Dylan’s Ceredigion connections from the 'Dylan Thomas Trail Which starts near the harbour in New Quay. A pleasant walk on a summers day, taking refreshments along the way.
Dylan Thomas Trail: -
Also worth a visit is Laugharne, Carmarthenshire a nice coastal village with castle and Dylan Thomas’ boat house, where he wrote overlooking the estuary. Dylan Thomas boathouse:- http://www.dylanthomasboathouse.com
Dylan Thomas website: - http://www.dylanthomas.com/
Dylan Thomas connections to Ceredigion:- http://www.discoverceredigion.co.uk/English/more/literaryceredigion/Pages/Dylan-Thomas-in-Ceredigion.aspx
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