The Beach Guide

Martins Haven Beach

Martins Haven Beach - Pembrokeshire

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Martins Haven is set in a sheltered, rocky cove and backed a steep bank of shingle and pebbles behind. Beyond this is the road leads down to the beach, forming a slipway.

The beach is close to the Skomer Marine Nature Reserve and this is where you catch the boat for the two mile trip to visit the Island. This is one for the nature lovers with an abundance of bird and sea life to be seen. The cliffs here are home to seabirds such as razorbills, kittiwakes, guillemots and even puffins, whilst in the water you may spot dolphins, seals and basking sharks during the summer.

Diving is also a popular pastime here. as the nature reserve extends well beyond the coast.

Nearby is Lockley Lodge which is a visitor centre owned by the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales. It is also close to pretty Marloes Village and you will find a good range of B&Bs and campsites in the surrounding area.

For walkers there are no shortage of routes in the area with three different rails around Martins Haven to Marloes and St. Brides National Park.

Type of beach

Pebble

Lifeguard service

No

Dogs friendly beach?

We do not have information on this beach but restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

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Activities

Facilities

  • Slipway

Nearest town

Milford Haven

Postcode

SA62 3BJ

OS grid ref.

SM 7605 0915

Water quality

Water quality star rating

Awards

Green Coast AwardMarine Conservation Society Recommended

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