Broken Lamp posts
       
     
Barriers of Division
       
     
Silent Sentinels
       
     
Dogs of the barrens
       
     
Through the grating hole
       
     
The Lonely Lamppost
       
     
Barren Beauty
       
     
Ammophila Grass
       
     
Watching You
       
     
Scrub
       
     
Abandoned Bar
       
     
The Return
       
     
Forgotten Lamppost
       
     
Lifeguard Lookout
       
     
Lifeguard Station
       
     
Shipping Container on the Edge of the Barrens
       
     
Cycling into the Sun
       
     
Seagull in Flight
       
     
Mummy, my foot hurts
       
     
Block Patterns
       
     
Through the Grasses
       
     
The Barrens
       
     
Broken Lamp posts
       
     
Broken Lamp posts

Lamp posts line disused roads throughout the Barrens. Their height and uniformed spacing adds an extra dimension to the landscape while reminding you of the progressive decay as flakes of paint and metal fall away with each passing season.

Barriers of Division
       
     
Barriers of Division

A forgotten land, locked in a compound of decaying bricks and mortar 

Silent Sentinels
       
     
Silent Sentinels

The lifeguard compound and lookout area dominates the Barrens.

Dogs of the barrens
       
     
Dogs of the barrens

A lot of locals use the barrens as a dog walking park and it's all very social.

Through the grating hole
       
     
Through the grating hole

Looking through the lifeguard compound and out to sea.

The Lonely Lamppost
       
     
The Lonely Lamppost

Lampposts rise up in unexpected places in The Barrens

Barren Beauty
       
     
Barren Beauty

There's a still beauty in the Barrens

Ammophila Grass
       
     
Ammophila Grass

Growing in the dunes that are slowly reclaiming the Barrens.

Watching You
       
     
Watching You

Looking past the confines of the Barrens

Scrub
       
     
Scrub

Nature fighting to take back the Barrens

Abandoned Bar
       
     
Abandoned Bar

I'm sure it had a purpose at some point in time.

The Return
       
     
The Return

Returning to Trecco Bay at the end of the day

Forgotten Lamppost
       
     
Forgotten Lamppost

A lamppost in the middle of the Barrens.

Lifeguard Lookout
       
     
Lifeguard Lookout

The old, now defunct, lifeguard lookout station.

Lifeguard Station
       
     
Lifeguard Station

The new, container constructed, lifeguard station for Sandy Bay and Trecco Bay.

Shipping Container on the Edge of the Barrens
       
     
Shipping Container on the Edge of the Barrens

One of a group of shipping containers placed at the edge of the Barrens

Cycling into the Sun
       
     
Cycling into the Sun

Cycling through the disused roads in the Barrens 

Seagull in Flight
       
     
Seagull in Flight

Seagulls and Jackdaws, they're the birds you're most likely to see in and around the Barrens.

Mummy, my foot hurts
       
     
Mummy, my foot hurts

You would be amazed at the things that get left behind in the Barrens.

Block Patterns
       
     
Block Patterns

Coloured blocks marked the middle of your touring plot.

Through the Grasses
       
     
Through the Grasses

Sunlight catching the Ammophila grasses

The Barrens
       
     
The Barrens

A Google Earth satellite image showing the confines of this documentary project in this forgotten corner of Porthcawl