Cwm yr Eglwys beach

A sandy cove, with a stream running through the middle, providing plenty of rock pools for intrepid explorers. Popular with boat users as the village has a boat club.

Above the beach is the end wall of a chapel. The rest was washed away in the enormous storm of 1859 that created all of Pembrokeshire’s pebble banks. There is a 10ft high wall surrounding the top of the beach, making it very sheltered.

To get down to the beach, you follow the slipway. Clamber over rocks at the west end of the beach to find a secret low tide beach. There’s also a pebbly cove on the east side.

If you’re planning to visit, check out the tide times to make sure you’ve plenty of beach to play on and that you don’t get cut off by the incoming tide!

Access

A concrete ramp which gets gradually steeper: 1:20 to 1:12 for 11 metres, then 1:12 to 1:6 for 4 metres and finally 1:6 to 1:5 for 8 metres.

Parking

In village centre.

Facilities

Toilets and slipway.

On shore facilities

There is a pub at Pwllgwaelod. Garage, shop, pub & chip shop in Dinas. A good choice of hotels, B&Bs, guesthouses, caravan and camping sites can be found in the area. Newport is the biggest village providing shops, cafes, and restaurants.

  • Bathing
  • Canoeing
  • Car Park
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Mooring
  • Rock Pools
  • Sailing
  • Sandy Beach
  • Sea Angling
  • Slipway or Launching
  • Stream
  • Sub Aqua
  • Toilets (seasonal)
  • Wind Surfing

I can highly recommend Pembrokeshire - it has everything for a great holiday!

Valery Collins, Experienced Traveller