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Tresaith Beach

Tresaith is set in a small sheltered sandy bay named after the River Saith which tumbles over the cliffs onto the beach. It is an ideal beach for families with golden sand, safe swimming and rock pools. The beach has a slipway which makes it a popular beach for sailing. There is a second beach be

Tenby North Beach

North Beach is a long, sheltered and safe beach with golden sand and the pinnacle of Goskar rock sticking out in the middle. The view along the beach towards Tenby harbour is one of the most photographed views in Wales. The beach is overlooked by Tenby town and promenade and has lovely views over C

Aberporth Beach

Aberporth is a small but bustling village resort on the Ceredigion Marine Heritage Coast, 10 miles south of New Quay. Its two beaches sit between the rocky headlands of Trecregyn and Fathgarreg, separated by a smaller rocky outcrop. The beaches are safe and sandy with rock pools and a small strea

Broad Haven Beach

Broad Haven beach is a paradise for children of all ages, families, watersports enthusiasts and walkers and it is one of the finest and safest beaches in Pembrokeshire. It has a huge expanse of sand at low tide providing space for everyone. There are cliffs on both sides of the beach, numerous roc

Solva Beach

Solva, on the north side of St Bride’s Bay in Pembrokeshire Coast National Park lies in a deep ravine which was carved out by melting glaciers. Lower Solva consists of one street which ends at the harbour and Upper Solva is on the cliff top to the west. The harbour is popular with small boat owner

Druidston Haven Beach

Druidston Haven is a secluded long, sandy beach enclosed on three sides by steep cliffs and there are some spectacular cliff formations; natural arches and caves to the north of the main beach. At low tide the beach is wide and sandy, but at high tide the sand is completely covered. Madoc’s Haven

Newgale Beach

Newgale is a 2 mile long sandy beach backed by a pebble bank, located between Solva and Nolton Haven on St Bride’s Bay in Pembrokeshire. The beach is popular for surfers with surfing and kite-surfing tuition and board hire available from the shop. At the southern end of the beach there is a walk thr

Cwmtydu Beach

Cwmtydu beach is situated between Llangrannog and New Quay on the Ceredigion Coast Path and there are stunning views from the footpath on both sides of the beach over the Cardigan Bay coastline. Seals and dolphins can be spotted and in late summer Atlantic Grey seal pups can sometimes be seen on th

Dale Beach

A mainly pebble beach with some sand, Dale is a watersports paradise. The sheltered wide bay makes it the perfect spot to perfect your windsurfing, sailing and so on plus there’s an activity centre providing tuition and boat hire. If you’re planning to visit, check out the tide times to make sure

Whitesands Beach

Whitesands beach is in St David’s bay, overlooked by Carn Llidi and set between Point St John to the south and St David’s Head to the north. It is very popular with surfers, canoeists and body boarders, especially at the northern end of the beach. The quieter south end of the beach is sheltered w

Caerfai Beach

The rocky cove at Caerfai is just 1 mile south of St Davids in Pembrokeshire. The surrounding high cliffs are a beautiful mix of coloured stone of geological interest. A path through the cliffs and some steep steps lead down to the pebble beach. At low tide a large expanse of sandy beach is exp

Saundersfoot Beach

Saundersfoot is a large south-east facing golden sandy beach. The village has plenty of facilities and the shallow waters make the beach popular with families. The harbour offers the opportunity to take fishing and sightseeing trips along the Pembrokeshire coastline and there is easy access to th

Tenby Harbour Beach

Tenby Harbour Beach is a small and picturesque beach sheltered by the harbour wall and surrounded by pastel coloured Georgian buildings. The sands are ideal for young children and the beach is only minutes from the town centre. The harbour is home to the Sailing Club and the Fishermen's Chapel. A

Little Haven Beach

Little Haven Beach is a sheltered, small sandy and rocky inlet in the village of Little Haven in St Bride’s Bay. The village is a quaint fishing village with steep streets descending to the beach where there is a slipway making it popular for boating and it hosts the RNLI lifeboat station and shop

Amroth Beach

Amroth is at the southern start of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path and its half mile long, flat, sandy beach with safe swimming makes it ideal for families. The huge expanse of sand at low tide is perfect for all sorts of beach games. It is possible at low tide to see the remains of a petrified fores

Nolton Haven Beach

Nolton Haven beach sits between Newgale Sands and Broad Haven in St Bride’s Bay. It is an un-crowded sandy beach popular for surfing, swimming and boating – there is a slipway on the beach. The Pembrokeshire Coastal Path borders the beach offering the opportunity to walk north to Solva and St Davi

Broadhaven South Beach

Broadhaven South is a wide, sheltered and sandy beach, well know for Church Rock which rises out of the water about 150yds from the shore. It has dramatic cliff views and is backed by dunes that lead from The National Trust owned Bosherston Lily ponds. This beach has loads of soft sand at low tide

Freshwater East Beach

A wide sheltered bay of golden sand backed by dunes, Freshwater East is well known for its clear blue water and is a favourite with families. It rarely gets crowded even in summer and there is plenty of space for ball games at low tide. There are lots of fossils to be found in the sand and watersp

Martins Haven Beach

A small inlet on the north-western end of the Marloes peninsula, Martins Haven is a sheltered, rocky cove backed by a steep bank of shingle and pebbles. The beach is mostly pebble and rocks and is popular for diving and watersports. Boat trips to Skomer Marine Nature Reserve depart for the two-mi

Marloes Sands

Marloes Sands is situated on the Marloes Peninsula at the southern end of St Brides Bay, close to Dale and Musselwick Sands. The beach is a broad and curved, isolated stretch of sand with rocky outcrops along its length including the Three Chimneys; three vertical slabs of sandstone and mudstone.
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