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Newgale Sands Beach

St Davids, Benfro / Pembrokeshire

Facing due west, Newgale Sands is a beautiful stretch of beach over 2 miles long. The popular for bathing when calm, although storm winds from the Atlantic can bring spectacular breakers onto the beach. For those who enjoy walking.

Beach Type



Toilets available
Including facilities for the disabled
Cafes are located at either end of the beach


One of the best Pembrokeshire beaches for Power kites and sand buggying
Also a popular spot for surfing
And windsurfing
Equipment can be hired
For bathers
Footwear can be purchased at the cafe and shops on the beach

Nature and Wildlife

The Pembrokeshire coast path runs along the beach before climbing up the cliffs at either end. Walks to nearby Druidstone haven or Solva offer spectacular views of St Brides Bay where a variety of sea birds and the occasional seal can be spotted.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

Cleaned daily during the summer. litter bins provided. a ban should be in place soon.


A dog ban is in place for the centre 3rd of the beach (area marked on map at the beach). Dogs should not be allowed to foul the beach.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

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


Nearest town: St Davids
County: Benfro / Pembrokeshire
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8518, -5.12798
Postcode: SA62 6AS
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


From Haverfordwest take the A487 to St David's. Newgale beach is located 7 miles along the road. Access is from the car park. over a pebble ridge.

Public Transport

There is a railway station at Haverfordwest. The Puffin Shuttle bus service runs between St David's and Milford Haven 3 times a day and stops at Newgale.

Nearest Railway Stations

Haverfordwest (Approx. 8 miles away)
Johnston (Pembs) (Approx. 8 miles away)
Milford Haven (Approx. 10 miles away)

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


Three car parks adjacent to the beach with disabled parking in the main car park.

Nearby Car Parks

Central, Newgale (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Newgale Sands, Newgale (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Newgale Beach, Newgale (Long stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Maiden Hall, Nolton Haven (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Nolton Haven, Nolton Haven (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Cuffern Road, Keeston (Unknown stay).
About 3 miles away
Solva, Solva (Unknown stay).
About 3 miles away
Keeston Hill, Haverfordwest (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Haroldston Chins, Druidston (Unknown stay).
About 3.4 miles away
Enfield Way, Broad Haven (Unknown stay).
About 4.8 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in St Davids