British Beaches

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Pwllgwaelod Beach

Newport, Benfro / Pembrokeshire

A small sandy beach with cliffs on either side, looking out towards Fishguard Harbour.

Beach Type



Local pub that serves food


Coastal walks

Nature and Wildlife

Backed by a freshwater marsh with a footpath to Cwm-Yr-Eglwys at the other and Dinas Island.

Water Quality





Dogs allowed.

Tourist Information

Fishguard TIC. The Square Fishguard SA65 9HA Tel: (01348) 873484 Fax: (01348) 875246.


Nearest town: Newport
County: Benfro / Pembrokeshire
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0212, -4.90797
Postcode: SA42 0SE
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


Take the A487 east out of Fishguard and turn left to Bryn Henllan. The beach is through the village to the North West.

Nearest Railway Stations

Fishguard Harbour (Approx. 3 miles away)

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


Parking is next to the beach

Nearby Car Parks

Sailors Safety, Dinas Cross (Unknown stay).
About 0 miles away
Cwm-yr-Eglwys, Dinas Cross (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Newport Parrog, Newport (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Fishguard Fort, Fishguard (Unknown stay).
About 3 miles away
Newport Sands, Nevern (Unknown stay).
About 3 miles away
Pont Cilrhedyn, Cwm Gwaun (Unknown stay).
About 3.1 miles away
Lower Town, Fishguard (Unknown stay).
About 3.1 miles away
Skirmisher, Fishguard (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Long Street, Newport (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Parc Y Shwt, Fishguard (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Newport