Broad Haven provides an ideal location for a traditional seaside holiday. It is equally conveniently located for visits to St Davids and the North Pembrokeshire coastline as well as Haverfordwest and Milford Haven to the south.
Broad Haven is on the route of the Puffin Shuttle, service number 400 and links the whole of the St Brides bay coastline from St Davids to Martins Haven.
What's in Broad Haven?
Broad Haven beach is a paradise for children and is one of the finest in Pembrokeshire. Below the cliffs there are numerous rock pools and on the north end of the beach is the craggy Lions Head. Haven Sports have a well stocked water sports shop near the sea front and offer surf board, paddleboard, wetsuit and kayak hire.
The Pembrokeshire Coast Path in either direction is fairly gentle without too many ups and downs. To the south, a good stroll will take you to St Brides Bay via Little Haven or heading north, a good place to head for would be Newgale, past Druidston Haven and Nolton Haven.
At low tide you can walk from Broad Haven to Little Haven along the beach past a bay called The Settlands.
Food and drink
Broad Haven has a well stocked village shop and two pubs The Galleon Inn, and The Royal. Eva’s Cafe and Bistro is located inside Anchor guesthouse and The Ocean Cafe is found on the seafront ,
There are plenty of small camp sites and caravan sites nearby. There are some quality B&Bs and farm guesthouses in the vicinity and in nearby Little Haven. Self catering cottages can be found all along St Brides Bay, including some cottages in Broad Haven itself.
The History of Broad Haven
Little is known of the origins of the village but it has been known as a seaside resort since the 1800s. A RNLI lifeboat was stationed at Little Haven from 1882 to 1921. In 1967 the station was reopened with an inshore lifeboat and the station name changed to Little & Broad Haven.