Skomer Island

Local nameSkomer Island
LocationWales, UK

Skomer or Skomer Island is an island off the coast of Pembrokeshire, in the community of Marloes and St Brides in west Wales. It is well known for its wildlife: around half the world's population of Manx shearwaters nest on the island, the Atlantic puffin colony is the largest in southern Britain, and the Skomer vole is unique to the island. Skomer is a national nature reserve, a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a Special Protection Area. It is surrounded by a marine nature reserve and is managed by the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales.

Skomer is known for its archeological interest: stone circles, standing stone and remains of prehistoric houses. Much of the island has been designated an ancient monument.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skomer

Address SA62 3, United Kingdom

Coordinates 51°44'9.996" N -5°17'46.608" E

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