Dale Fort

About Dale Fort

Dale is a year round water-sport and adventure destination, with its sheltered bay. Dale Fort has an on-site slipway for easy access to the sea; perfect for Kayaking & Scuba groups and other water-sport enthusiasts.

More than 70 years experience delivering Marine Biology, Ecology, Geography and Geology fieldwork to all ages.

A perfect venue from which to explore the coast and off-shore islands, such as Skomer.

200m from the Welsh Coastal Path and walking distance to 4 beaches, including the secluded Watwick Bay.

Dale Fort has rooms available across 3 blocks.

St Bride’s Block has accommodation on 2 floors, 4 en-suite rooms (sleeping 4-10) and 2 Dormitory Rooms (sleeping 5-12) with communal showers & toilets.

St Cadoc’s Block has accommodation on 2 floors, 4 en-suite rooms (twin) and 11 rooms (sleeping 2-3) with communal showers & toilets.

St David’s Block has accommodation on 2 floors, 8 en-suite rooms (sleeping up to 5), 2 with disabled facilities including wet-rooms.

Dale Fort can host conferences and corporate functions.  Broadband speeds c.30 mbps. Parking for 15 cars on site and extra roadside parking for 20 cars.  There is additional car-parking in the village, 0.9 miles
3 meeting rooms/classrooms have wheelchair access via the on-site lift and with audio-visual whiteboards.
2 laboratories have audio-visual whiteboards.

The ground-floor library has disabled access and serves as a communal lecture space meeting space with seating for 80.

There are 2 sitting rooms, outdoor seating areas and a fully licensed bar.


£35 - £50 B&B per person per night

£7000 - £10000 per unit per week (largest)

Additional Information

Open from July to April.

July to April including August school holidays, Christmas & New Year.


  • Advanced booking in peak time
  • Beach within 400 yrds of park
  • Broadband Connection available
  • Central heating
  • Credit Debit card accepted
  • Disabled access statement available
  • Evening meal arrangement
  • Ground floor rooms
  • Group bookings
  • Lift
  • Liquor licence/licensed club or bar on park
  • Maid service available
  • Prepared dishes available
  • Private Parking
  • Short Breaks available
  • Showers on park
  • Special Christmas and New Year packages
  • Tea coffee facilities in rooms
  • Totally non smoking
  • Vegetarian diets
  • Wifi Internet Access


Dale Fort is isolated at the end of a single track road with passing places.

Public transport is limited.  The village is serviced by route 315 from Milford Haven (11 miles) & Haverfordwest (14 miles).  The bus service is wheelchair accessible.  The bus stop is in the village, 0.9miles from the centre.

Parking is available on site.  There is a pick-up/drop-off facility within the Fort.

Entrances to disabled facilities are easily capable of wheelchair access.  There is ground floor access to accommodation.

A wheelchair accessible lift services 3 floors.

There are 2 bedrooms designed specifically to meet disabled needs.  These rooms are spacious and have wet room facilities.

The library/disabled dining area is accessed via a ramp, as is the bar.  The are two work rooms and a laboratory room accessible via the lift.  There is a ground floor kitchenette and sitting room with disabled access.

Panoramic sea views are accessible at the Point.

Information on local hospitals and Doctors’ surgeries are available.

Mobile phone reception is very good across all networks.

Grid reference SM 822 052

Postcode SA62 3RD


From the M4 (Junction 49) follow the A48 to Carmarthen and then the A40 to Haverfordwest. From Haverfordwest take the B4327 to Dale. Follow the road into the village of Dale. Take the left hand fork in the road following the waterfront. Just after the Griffin Inn there is a turning to the left sign-posted ‘Field Studies Centre.’ The Centre is located at the end of the lane. Please be careful on the lane, it is very narrow with only a few passing places.

The nearest railway station to the Centre is Milford Haven. Catch the 315 service to Dale.

The nearest bus coach station is Haverfordwest.  National Express service this depot.  Catch the 315 service to Dale.