The Beach Guide

Best beaches in Pembrokeshire

Below are a list of the top 10 beaches in Pembrokeshire as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website.

The current most popular beach in Pembrokeshire is Broadhaven. If you would like to have your say on which are the best beaches in Pembrokeshire just follow the link to the beach and vote by clicking the star ratings at the top right of the page.

  • Broadhaven Beach © Gordon Hatton | BY-SA

    1. Broadhaven Beach

    This westerly facing beach is located within the wide arc of Brides Bay and is one of two beaches known as Broadhaven. The beach here is also known as Broad Haven North, with Broad Haven South being some distance away on Pembrokeshire's…

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  • St Brides Haven Beach © Stephen Mckay | BY-SA

    2. St Brides Haven Beach

    St Brides Haven a pretty shingle and pebble beach set in a sheltered inlet . Facing north-west the beach is protected from the worst of the prevailing winds. looking down from the northern side are a clutch of cottages and this would also…

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  • Druidston Haven Beach © Robin Lucas | BY-SA

    3. Druidston Haven Beach

    The secluded beach of Druidston Haven is backed and flanked by dramatic cliffs which, at low tide, overlook a long strip of golden sand. Towards the northern end of the beach are some intersting rock formations. These include a number…

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  • Nolton Haven Beach © Tony Atkin | BY-SA

    4. Nolton Haven Beach

    Nolton Haven is a secluded sandy beach in the St Brides Bay area. It is set in a narrow inlet which is flanked by cliffs. The beach here is a mix of sand and pebbles but at low tide a narrow strip of sand emerges. If you plan to swim here…

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  • Swanlake Bay © Rob Lowe | BY-SA

    5. Swanlake Bay

    Swanlake Bay beach is located in South Pembrokeshire and the only way to get here is to walk down the Pembrokeshire National Park Coastal Footpath. The closest car park is in Manorbier, so although it takes some effort to get here, it…

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  • Abermawr Bay © Robin Lucas | BY-SA

    6. Abermawr Bay

    The remote, rural beach at Abermawr Bay sits in a cove on the north Pembrokeshire coast and faces north-west. It is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest along with the wider Abermawr area and is part of the pretty Pembrokeshire…

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  • Little Haven Beach © Christopher Davies | BY-SA

    7. Little Haven Beach

    Little Haven beach lies in St Bride‚Äôs Bay immediately next to the picturesque fishing village of the same name. The beach forms a natural cove, flanked on either side with rocks. Little Haven beach itself is a mix of wet sand and pebbles.…

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  • Newgale Sands Beach © Grassrootsgroundswell | BY-SA

    8. Newgale Sands Beach

    Newgale Sands is definitely one of the biggest and quite possibly one of the best beaches in Wales. At over two miles long this vast sweep of pebble-backed sand has masses of space, which is fortunate because it is popular with just about…

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  • Newport Sands Beach © Foilman | BY-SA

    9. Newport Sands Beach

    Newport is a small former fishing town on the beautiful Pembrokeshire coast. Newport Sands, known locally as 'Traeth Mawr' which means "Big Beach" and for good reason - it is around 1.5 miles long. This wide sandy beach, backed by dunes,…

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  • Watwick Beach © Gordon Hatton | BY-SA

    10. Watwick Beach

    Watwick Bay is a small east-facing beach at the mouth of Milford Haven. It is set on the remote and narrow peninsula leading to St Annes Head. The beach is rather steep and is made up mostly of sand. In the summer months the beach gets…

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