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Newport Sands - South Beach

Fishguard, Benfro / Pembrokeshire

Very popular 1.5 mile flat sandy beach backed by sand dunes. Local estuary attracts bird watchers. Good access for families and disabled. Seaside activities include swimming and fishing

Beach Type



There is a first-aid post
Golf course and toilets (including disabled)


Swimming and fishing
Beach users should be aware of cars parking on the beach

Nature and Wildlife

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Coastal Path.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Cleaning and Litter

Pembrokeshire County Council manually clean the beach on a daily basis and litter bins are available.


Dogs are allowed on the beach all year so please be a responsible dog owner and clean up after your dog.

Tourist Information

Newport National Park Information Centre. Bank Cottages. Long Street. Newport. Pembrokeshire. SA42 0TN. Tel: 01239 820912. Fax: 01239 821258. e-mail: [email protected] web:


Nearest town: Fishguard
County: Benfro / Pembrokeshire
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0282, -4.83989
Postcode: SA42 0NR
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


Via well signposted minor road from the A487 to the east of Newport town.

Public Transport

Nearest train station Fishguard a local bus service visits the beach during summer months

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.


There are 100 parking spaces (including disabled) available for a fee.

Nearby Car Parks

Newport Sands, Nevern (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Newport Parrog, Newport (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Long Street, Newport (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Cwm-yr-Eglwys, Dinas Cross (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Sailors Safety, Dinas Cross (Unknown stay).
About 2.9 miles away
Castel Henllys, Eglwyswrw (Unknown stay).
About 4.1 miles away
Pont Cilrhedyn, Cwm Gwaun (Unknown stay).
About 4.5 miles away
Ceibwr Bay, Nevern (Unknown stay).
About 4.8 miles away
Moylgrove, Nevern (Unknown stay).
About 4.8 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Fishguard