Strumble Head Lighthouse is located on Ynysmeicl (St. Michael's Island), an islet to the west of Fishguard accessed by a footbridge. It was built by Trinity House in 1908 to guard the treacherous stretch of coast for sea traffic between Ireland and Fishguard Harbour. It became fully automated in 1980.
Wales (Cymru in the Welsh language) is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The major cities are Cardiff, Swansea, Newport and Bangor. The city of St. Davids is the smallest city in the UK with a population around 2000. Wales itself has a population of around 3 million. The Welsh language is spoken by around 20% of the population.