We are so lucky to live in beautiful Pembrokeshire and have so many beaches literally on our doorstep. Every year thousands of visitors come to see what makes this area of Wales so special, so we have decided to share with you our favourite Pembrokeshire beaches…
1. Saundersfoot. Wide, flat and a Blue Flag Beach.
- Perfect for families.
- Parasol and deckchair hire.
- Ice cream, drinks and food sellers.
- Easy, flat walk through the old mining tunnels to Coppet Hall beach, and Wiseman’s Bridge.
- Head for the quieter Back beach and Glen Beach behind the harbour for some great rock pools.
2. Freshwater West. Wide, flat sandy beach.
- Great for families.
- Cafe Mor – seasonal drinks and fresh local food retailer. (No seating).
- Public toilets.
- Approach roads are narrow and busy in the season.
- One of the best beaches to watch the sunset.
- Small free car park.
- Sand Dunes
- Great surfing for strong swimmers only.
3. Broadhaven. Long, sandy and pebble flat beach. Can be windy.
- Family-friendly beach with safe bathing.
- Cafes, pubs and restaurants.
- Dog restrictions apply to the northern third of the beach between 1 May and the 30 September.
- Two car parks providing up to 200 spaces.
- Good for surfing and canoeing.
4. Barafundle Bay.
- Stunning, unspoilt beach.
- Only reached via a half mile walk over the cliffs from the nearest car park.
- No amenities, not suitable for pushchairs or wheelchairs.
- Green Coast Award 2019 and Seaside Award 2019
5. Tenby. North, South, Castle and Harbour beaches.
- Crazy busy in high season.
- Typical seaside town, with full amenities.
- Beautiful iconic harbour.
- Dog restrictions apply at certain times / on certain areas of the beaches.
- North, South and Castle are Blue Flag Beaches.
- Harbour beach is a small sandy beach inside the harbour wall that’s perfect for very young children. There is no parking whatsoever at the harbour.
Have you visited Pembrokeshire? If so, what is your favourite beach, do let me know.