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Newport - Car Park Slip Beach

Fishguard, Benfro / Pembrokeshire

A large sandy bay at the mouth of the Afon Nyfer. Newport offers a sheltered beach with plenty of birdlife and watersports opportunities.

Beach Type



Cafe and shop
Disabled facilities
First aid and lost child services available with the lifeguards
There is a slipway



Nature and Wildlife

Plenty of birdlife in and around the stuary. The beach is on the celebrated Pembrokeshire coastal path.

Water Quality

Not Tested




Dog restrictions apply.

Tourist Information

Fishguard TIC. The Square Fishguard SA65 9HA Tel: (01348) 873484


Nearest town: Fishguard
County: Benfro / Pembrokeshire
Latitude/Longitude: 52.021, -4.8409
Postcode: SA42 0RU
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


Take the M4/A40 route to Haverfordwest then follow signs north to Fishguard. Once in Fishguard. head out of town towards Cardigan on the A487. Newport Sands is signposted on your left.

Public Transport

The local coastal bus service visits the beach during summer.

Nearest Railway Stations

Fishguard Harbour (Approx. 6 miles away)

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


Parking available

Nearby Car Parks

Newport Parrog, Newport (Unknown stay).
About 0 miles away
Long Street, Newport (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Newport Sands, Nevern (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Cwm-yr-Eglwys, Dinas Cross (Unknown stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Sailors Safety, Dinas Cross (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Castel Henllys, Eglwyswrw (Unknown stay).
About 4.1 miles away
Pont Cilrhedyn, Cwm Gwaun (Unknown stay).
About 4.1 miles away
Moylgrove, Nevern (Unknown stay).
About 5.1 miles away
Ceibwr Bay, Nevern (Unknown stay).
About 5.2 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Fishguard