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St. Dogmaels Slipway Beach

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St. Dogmaels Slipway Beach - Dyfed

© Rob Purvis and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

This small beach lies next to St Dogmaels village, on the banks of the River Teifi. A number of small fishing boats are moored here.

The beach, which is a mix of sand and pebbles, looks out onto the river rather than the sea, but is a pleasant spot to stop for a picnic before setting out on one of the areas popular coastal walks.

Swimming here is dangerous because of the presence of strong river currents.

Seals, porpoises and even bottle-nosed dolphins are frequently spotted along the nearby stretch of coast. The 186-mile long Pembrokeshire Coast Path starts in St Dogmaels village, which houses the remains of a 12th century abbey, as well as having a pub, minimarket and fish and chip shop.

Type of beach

Sand & pebble

Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

No dog restrictions.

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  • Kayaking/canoeing
  • Sailing


  • Town centre nearby
  • Shop
  • Pub nearby
  • Picnic area
  • Slipway

Nearest town



SA43 3GF

OS grid ref.

SN 1664 4604