Small, picturesque harbours, long sandy beaches that are great for walking and hidden secluded beaches can all be found in abundance all around the Pembrokeshire Coast.
All of these beaches in Pembrokeshire will make a perfect addition to any holiday, so please take a look at our extended beach guide and discover beaches you never knew existed.
New Quay's Blue Flag Award-winning, harbour beach is popular with many visitors. It's pale sand and clear water makes a picture perfect setting for a relaxing day in the sun. Its fabulous cafe serves hot and cold drinks, light snacks and sells many of the usual beach accessories. Toilets with disabled access and a shower are available at the top of the footpath that leads down to the main beach. Ample car parking is available around the village, all are ticket machined. There is additional disabled parking available above the main beach, but get there early as it is limited. Dogs are banned between 1st May and 30th September, and dog bins are situated along the beach.
Pendine Sands is a 7-mile long, straight beach, smoothered in the most beautiful sand and edged by a belt of dunes. From the beach there are clear views across Carmarthen Bay to Gower and Tenby.
In the summer of 2000, Don Wales made history on this beach, by breaking the Uk electric land speed record in his vehicle, reaching a staggering 137mph.
Please note that it is always worth checking to see if the MOD are using the area for firing practice, around the time of your proposed visit. If they are, then red flags will be raised and part of the beach will be closed to the public (although the firing itself is a good distance away).
Saundersfoot’s large golden beach is a blue flag award winner and provides a perfect coastal escape for a wonderful family day out.
This picturesque beach is partially framed by the impressive cliff side and also the stone harbour walls. Fantastic for swimming, water sports and sunbathing, this sandy stretch also benefits from toilet facilities, cafes, pubs and shops all close by
The main section of the beach has a dog ban from May to September, although if you have a dog with you, you can head along The Strand until you reach the tunnel, the dog ban is lifted from this stretch of the beach onwards.