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Blue Lagoon - Abereiddy Bay Beach

Abereiddy, Benfro / Pembrokeshire

Pebbles and sand made of pounded grey slate form this rural beach, and the same slate gives a brilliant deep blue colour to the water in the extraordinarily beautiful little harbour - a breached quarry - just to the north of the beach.

Beach Type



Toilets available
A mobile kiosk visits the car park


Surfing and canoeing
Care should be taken
As heavy surf can develop within 20 minutes

Nature and Wildlife

Spectacular cliff scenery and walks from Abereiddy to Porthgain. The National Trust owns this land. and one interesting walk explores an old industrial quarry site at Porthgain from where stone was shipped to the roads in Bristol.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Cleaning and Litter

Cleaned daily in the summer. no bins provided.


Dogs allowed.

Tourist Information

St David's Tourist Information Centre. City Hall. St David's.. Tel. 01437 720392


Nearest town: Abereiddy
County: Benfro / Pembrokeshire
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9373, -5.20784
Postcode: SA62 6DT
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Llanrhian Community, Pembrokeshire at Explore Britain.


From the A487 follow the lanes from Croesgoch to Abereiddy; slipway leads down to the beach.

Public Transport

There is a daily bus service called The Strumble Shuttle. and the No. 404 runs between Fishguard and St. David's which stops at Abereiddy.

Nearest Railway Stations

Fishguard Harbour (Approx. 11 miles away)

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


Car parking free next to the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Abereiddy, Berea (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Porthgain, Llanrhian (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Solva, Solva (Unknown stay).
About 4.4 miles away
Ffordd Caerfai, St. David's (Unknown stay).
About 4.5 miles away
Quickwell Hill, St Davids (Long stay).
About 4.5 miles away
Whitesands, St Davids (Unknown stay).
About 4.6 miles away
Pebbles, St Davids (Unknown stay).
About 4.6 miles away
Merrivale, St Davids (Long stay).
About 4.7 miles away
Lower Caerfai, St. David's (Unknown stay).
About 4.9 miles away
Porth Clais, St. David's (Unknown stay).
About 5.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Abereiddy