Bullslaughter Bay

Kelsey Breseman
3 min readMay 26, 2023

Legend has it that Saint Govan was pursued by pirates here — they used to chase missionaries for stolen gold — when he sailed into these cliffs and they opened and closed around him until the pirates passed. Now, there is a chapel built into the cliffside — it's said he built it there in gratitude.

This is no longer a likely coast for pirates, but romantic tales of treasure are easy to imagine here: deep sea caves stud the waterline if you are brave enough to peer over the cliffs.

Braver yet, Huntsman's Leap is two sea cliffs as little as three meters across but hundreds…