Islands, The [Jamie Owen's Wales] [Radio Wales]

Episodes

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01South Stack And Holy Island2017090220170903 (RW)
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Jamie Owen explores the islands of Wales, beginning with South Stack and Holy Island.

Jamie Owen explores the people and places of our historic nation.

In a new series, Jamie Owen explores the Islands of Wales to find out out what life is like for the people who live and work on them. This week he visits South Stack and Holy Island, off Anglesey. He begins by descending 400 steps to South Stack lighthouse, where he meets the Trinity House inspection team and finds out what it's like to respond to an alarm call in the middle of a storm. Throughout his journey, Jamie chats to the people he meets along the way; from holidaying families determined to take a break from gadgets and embrace the outdoors, to birdwatchers armed with binoculars.

02Caldey Island2017090920170910 (RW)Jamie visits Caldey Island, off the coast of Tenby, home to a group of Cistercian monks.

Jamie Owen explores the people and places of our historic nation.

03Skomer Island2017091620170917 (RW)
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Jamie explores the Pembrokeshire island, meeting the people (& puffins!) who call it home

Jamie Owen explores the people and places of our historic nation.

Skomer Island is Jamie Owen's destination this week. Jamie joins a large boat full of tourists keen to catch sight of some of the remaining puffins before they head off for the season. He meets people who spend their summer holidays working on the island and return to their office jobs refreshed and finds out why one wardens was so determined to make this career choice.

04Bardsey Island2017092320170924 (RW)
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Jamie visits his final destination, Bardsey Island.

Jamie Owen explores the people and places of our historic nation.

Jamie Owen completes his summer trip around the islands of Wales by visiting Bardsey Island off the North Wales coast. After a bumpy boat journey on a rough sea, Jamie sets off to explore the island - first stop a cup of tea. Jamie is given a tour of the island and introduced to the compost toilets and the wash stand.