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Patch Beach

Cardigan, Benfro / Pembrokeshire

A sandy area in Cardigan bay, set back in the estuary and tucked behind an area of dunes.

Beach Type



There is a campsite and a slipway



Nature and Wildlife

Cardigan bay is an important area for wildlife. One of only two areas in the UK where bottlenose dolphins live and a good area for spotting seals.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Tourist Information

Cardigan TIC -- 01239 613230 -- [email protected]


Nearest town: Cardigan
County: Benfro / Pembrokeshire
Latitude/Longitude: 52.104, -4.68302
Postcode: SA43 3LN
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


Head out of Cardigan on the north side of the estuary on the B4548


Parking is limited.

Nearby Car Parks

Poppet Sands, St Dogmaels (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
High Street, St Dogmaels (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Bathhouse, Cardigan (Long stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Alexandra Gardens, St Dogmaels (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Greenfield Square, Cardigan (Short stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Quay Street, Cardigan (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Fairfield, Cardigan (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Gloster Row, Cardigan (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Station Road, Cardigan (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Pentood Marsh, Newport (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Cardigan