Skokholm Island, July 2017 - Bruce Hargrave Photography
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Skokholm Island lying south of the neighbouring Skomer Island, is situated around 2.5 miles off the spectacular Pembrokeshire Coast. The name ‘Skokholm’ is Norse for ’Wooded Island’. Skokholm is around a third of the size of Skomer, covering 260 acres. It is bounded by spectacular cliffs of old red sandstone that climb from 70 feet in the north-east to 160 feet in the south-west. It is a National & Marine Nature Reserve, a Site of Special Scientific Interest, and part of the Skomer and Skokholm Special Protection Area.