News about the Bluestone resort in Pembrokeshire

Bluestone Park Resort named in Wales national shortlist

Pembrokeshire-based Bluestone National Park Resort has been revealed as a finalist in the 2018 Wales HR Awards, which recognises and celebrates the achievements of HR professionals across Wales.
Launched in 2017, the Awards ceremony is the flagship event of the Wales HR Network, a leading professional thought-sharing and networking group created and run by Cardiff-based commercial law firm Darwin Gray and Acorn, Wales’ leading recruitment specialist.

Bluestone has been shortlisted in...

The Bluestone sales executive who ate 55 pancakes to beat her own record

Flippin’ hungry! This Bluestone sales executive ate 55 pancakes to beat her own personal record

Laura Hughes is very competitive, so much so, she even competes with herself.

It is for that reason that she was determined to beat her own record of eating 54 pancakes on Shrove Tuesday last year.

Spurred on by her colleagues within the Sales and Marketing team at the Pembrokeshire holiday resort, Laura tucked into the homemade treats for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Laura, 26,...

Bluestones’ £7million SkyDome gets go-ahead

BLUESTONE has been given approval for their groundbreaking £7 million SkyDome project.

Head of Projects Liz Weedon has said they are 'delighted to secure approval for our groundbreaking SkyDome project.'

''We know that as well as being a hugely positve asset to the resort, vastly improving our guests’ experience, the SkyDome development will inject millions of pounds into the local economy.”

Ms Weedon said groundworks could now begin within weeks.

“We’re keen to get...

Blue Lagoon goes pink for Santes Dwynwen

THE water the Blue Lagoon water park is blushing with romance to celebrate Dydd Santes Dwynwen.

Some of the guests at the Blue Lagoon Water Park were flushed pink when the water was turned bright pink to mark Dydd Santed Dwynwen, Wales’ very own version of St Valentines.

Staff and guests at Bluestone National Park Resort were all given a Santes Dwynwen card and a selection of handmade chocolates to celebrate the day, held each year on January 25.

The celebrations at Bluestone...

Bluestone staff left star struck after visit from Justin Fletcher

BLUESTONE National Park Resort were left star struck when Justin Fletcher came to stay!

Justin, who also plays starry-waistcoat-wearing Mr Tumble, visited the resort to meet a local schoolboy to film an episode of his BAFTA award-winning programme, Something Special

He’s something of a hero for us here at Bluestone and particularly to the army of little people who visit us each year.

As all young children and their parents know, Justin Fletcher is the biggest star on British...

Hen Galan Welsh celebration at Bluestone

BLUESTONE are getting ready for their annual New Year celebrations - on January 13.

They are celebrating their year according to the old Julian calendar.

Hen Galan is an old tradition of New Year, only now generally observed in a tiny pocket of Wales, namely by residents of Cwm Gwaun (Gwaun Valley), who still celebrate the date by following numerous traditions linked to that time.

The Julian calendar was abolished controversially in 1752 and replaced with the Gregorian calendar,...

Planning application lodged for SkyDome at Bluestone

BLUESTONE National Park Resort has submitted a planning application for its groundbreaking ‘SkyDome’ project.

If Pembrokeshire Council approves the plans, the undercover facility is expected to inject millions of pounds into the local economy.

The £7million development will see a transparent canopy arched over a massive 7000 sqm area and will include a range of new activities, as well as a 600-seat amphitheatre.

It is hoped the project, which will harness the skills of...

National award of excellence for housekeeping staff at Bluestone

HOUSEKEEPING staff at Bluestone National Park Resort have been named best in UK at the Springboard Awards for Excellence.

The team from the Pembrokeshire holiday company was shortlisted among three British hotels to take the Best Housekeeping Team Initiative Award.

The Springboard Awards for Excellence celebrate inspiring individuals, organisations and initiatives that have successfully raised the profile of the hospitality industry.

“We are delighted to have won this award,”...

Beautiful Bluestone Resort’s a Christmas cracker

Llanelli Online took a flight to Elftopia last week. During our visit we saw a Father Christmas who actually comes down a full size chimney and took a journey to see the beautiful Snow Queen, went rock climbing indoors, watched a pantomime, had a swim at the Blue Lagoon complete with slides and wave machine and stayed in probably the most peaceful surroundings in Wales.

We took a well earned holiday at the Bluestone...