"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Abereiddy Bay - Slipway Beach

Abereiddy is a sandy/shingle beach popular with tourist and residents alike, especially with coasteerers, divers and surfers. The area also provides an ideal location for bathing, kayaking and fishing. Abereiddy lies within Castell Coch Cliffs and Llanfryn Quarries Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and Trwyncastell Cliffs and the Blue Lagoon SSSI, with the bathing water itself being contained within Pembrokeshire marine Special Area of Conservation (mSAC). A large car park adjoins the beach and public toilets are open from Easter to October half-term. The beach is located within Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, which is popular with both tourists and local residents. The popular Blue Lagoon, a large disused slate quarry, now filled with seawater, is located to the north of the beach.

Beach type: Pebble/Sand

Nearest town: Abereiddy

Local authority: Pembrokeshire Council

OS Grid Reference: SM797312

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Abereiddy Bay - Slipway Beach

  • Celtic Quest Coasteering (0m)
  • Studio Pottery (3m)
  • St David's Bishop's Palace (5m)
  • St Davids Cathedral (5m)
  • St Davids Farm Park (5m)
  • Thousand Islands Expeditions (5m)

Tourist Information

St Davids
Tourist Information Centre
Orie Y Parc
St Davids Pembrokeshire
Wales
SA62 6NW

Phone 01437 720 392
Email enquiries@stdavids.pembrokeshirecoast.org.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 17 December

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1023
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 94%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1020
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
NW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
NNW
Pressure 1025
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
00:19 GMT
High Tide
06:21 GMT
Low Tide
12:36 GMT
High Tide
18:38 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Pebbles and extraordinarily dark sand made of pounded grey slate form this rural beach. The same slate gives a brilliant deep blue colour to the water in the 'Blue Lagoon'. A beautiful little harbour - a breached quarry - just to the north of the beach.

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