Broadhaven Beach (Broad Haven North)
The village of Broadhaven grew as a resort during the Victorian era. Despite its small size it has a rather grand sea front complete with promenade. Today it is still a popular spot, largely owing to the quality of the beach here which is a regular recipient of the Blue Flag award.
At high tide all that remains of the beach here is a narrow band of sand and pebbles, when the tide goes out Broadhaven lives up to its name. Then a vast expanse of firm, golden sand is revealed.
The northern end of the beach is home to a number of good rockpools and there is some interesting geology here too. There are a number of sea stacks and natural arches with names such as Emmet Rock and the Sleek Stone, all of which sit below the rugged Lions Head.
Conditions are generally calm at Broad Haven beach with the gently sloping sand making it ideal for taking a dip. However, on the right conditions this is a popular surf spot and also frequented by windsurfers and kite-surfers.
Also known as:
Broad Haven North
Type of beach
Dogs friendly beach?
Dogs are not allowed on the northern end of the beach between 1st May and 30th September. However, the rest of the beach is dog-friendly year round.
- Good fishing
- Kite surfing
- Rock pooling
- Wind surfing
- Disabled facilities
- First aid point
- Town centre nearby
- Pub nearby
OS grid ref.
SM 8606 1385
There are 2 car parks providing approximately 200 spaces.
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Broadhaven Beach Reviews
SandyJun 15th 2020
Love Broadhaven for its beautiful beach, and lovely cliff walks. The beach is very safe for families as it’s great for kiddies to play and swim.
When the tide is out we can walk across the beach to Little Haven for some good food, and pubs with lots of atmosphere.
Broadhaven also has some tasty diners and local pub.A fab holiday destination with lots to do in and around the area
We were so impressed that we now live here.
Beautiful beach and surrounding landscape
Toni StandingSep 29th 2019
Lots of holidays here, love it!