British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

Interested in more than just beaches? Check out our new sister site, Sea Britain, for a comprehensive guide to Britain's coastline. Beaches, coastal towns and features, local accomodation, weather, tides, local tourist attractions and more. All at www.SeaBritain.co.uk.

Abereiddy Bay - Slipway Beach

Abereiddy, Benfro / Pembrokeshire

Pebbles and extraordinarily dark sand made of pounded grey slate form this rural beach. The same slate gives a brilliant deep blue colour to the water in the 'Blue Lagoon'. A beautiful little harbour - a breached quarry - just to the north of the beach.

Beach Type

Pebble/Sand

Facilities

Toilets available
A mobile kiosk visits the car park

Activities

Boating
Surfing and canoeing
Care should be taken
As heavy surf can develop within 20 minutes

Nature and Wildlife

This is a fine starting point for a coastal walk. It is surrounded by National Trust land. there is magnificent cliff scenery and the evening sunsets are romantic.

Water Quality

Excellent

Lifeguard

No

Cleaning and Litter

Cleaned daily in the summer. no bins provided.

Dogs

Dogs allowed.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

St David's Tourist Information Centre. City Hall. St David's.. Tel. 01437 720392 For more information about the area. go to www.abergwaun.com

Location

Nearest town: Abereiddy
County: Benfro / Pembrokeshire
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9361, -5.20515
Postcode: SA62 6DT
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Llanrhian Community, Pembrokeshire at Explore Britain.

Access

From the A487 follow the lanes from Croesgoch to Abereiddy; slipway leads down to the beach.

Public Transport

There is a daily bus service called The Strumble Shuttle. and the No. 404 runs between Fishguard and St. David's which stops at Abereiddy.

Nearest Railway Stations

Fishguard Harbour (Approx. 11 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.

Parking

Car parking free next to the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Abereiddy, Berea (Unknown stay).
About 0 miles away
Porthgain, Llanrhian (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Solva, Solva (Unknown stay).
About 4.3 miles away
Ffordd Caerfai, St. David's (Unknown stay).
About 4.5 miles away
Quickwell Hill, St Davids (Long stay).
About 4.5 miles away
Pebbles, St Davids (Unknown stay).
About 4.6 miles away
Whitesands, St Davids (Unknown stay).
About 4.7 miles away
Merrivale, St Davids (Long stay).
About 4.7 miles away
Lower Caerfai, St. David's (Unknown stay).
About 4.9 miles away
Porth Clais, St. David's (Unknown stay).
About 5.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Abereiddy