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Freshwater West Beach

Pembroke, Benfro / Pembrokeshire

A sandy beach backed by dunes and surrounding headland. Historially this secluded beach was a haunt for smugglers. Now particularly popular with water sports enthusiasts and local fishermen.

Beach Type

sand

Facilities

Toilets and a Refreshments van

Activities

Surfing
Bodyboarding

Nature and Wildlife

On the coast path

Water Quality

Excellent

Lifeguard

No

Dogs

Dogs allowed.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Pembroke TIC. Visitor Centre. Commons Road. Pembroke Tel: 01646 622388 e-mail: [email protected]

Location

Nearest town: Pembroke
County: Benfro / Pembrokeshire
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6557, -5.06239
Postcode: SA71 5AH
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Access

Pembrokeshire is accessible via the M4. M48. A40 and A477. Pembroke has a railway station and National Express bus stop. A coastal bus passes through Feshwater west during summer

Public Transport

The puffin shuttle or Coastal cruiser passes through Freshwater west during summer.

Nearest Railway Stations

Milford Haven (Approx. 5 miles away)
Pembroke Dock (Approx. 6 miles away)
Pembroke (Approx. 7 miles away)
Johnston (Pembs) (Approx. 8 miles away)
Lamphey (Approx. 8 miles away)

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

Parking

Free parking

Nearby Car Parks

West Angle, Angle (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Gorsewood Drive, Milford Haven (Unknown stay).
About 3.7 miles away
Spike's Lane, Milford Haven (Unknown stay).
About 3.9 miles away
Lower Hill Street, Milford Haven (Unknown stay).
About 3.9 miles away
Stack Rocks, Castlemartin (Unknown stay).
About 4.1 miles away
Market Square, Milford Haven (Unknown stay).
About 4.1 miles away
Lower Charles Street, Milford Haven (Unknown stay).
About 4.1 miles away
Robert Street, Milford Haven (Unknown stay).
About 4.2 miles away
Fulke Street, Milford Haven (Unknown stay).
About 4.2 miles away
Fulke Street - East, Milford Haven (Unknown stay).
About 4.2 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Pembroke