"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Freshwater East Beach

Measuring approximately 1 kilometre in length, this sandy beached is backed by a large dune system, with Old Red Sandstone cliffs on either side. Freshwater East forms part of the Pembrokeshire Marine Special Area of Conservation, confirming the high level of conservation status of the area. The bathing water also lies within Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

Beach type: sand

Nearest town: Pembroke

Local authority: Pembrokeshire Council

OS Grid Reference: SS022978

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Freshwater East Beach

  • Pembroke Castle (3m)
  • Museum Of The Home (3m)
  • Upton Castle Gardens (4m)
  • Carew Karting (4m)
  • Carew Castle & Tidal Mill (4m)
  • Manor House Wildlife Park (5m)

Tourist Information

Pembroke
Visitor Centre
Commons Road
Pembroke Pembrokeshire
Wales
SA71 4EA

Phone 01437 776499
Email pembroke.tic@pembrokeshire.gov.uk

Seasonal opening

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 19 October

06:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1003
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1002
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 51%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSE
Pressure 999
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 88%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
SSE
Pressure 995
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 81%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
SSE
Pressure 992
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 37%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 991
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
06:59 BST
(05:59 GMT)
Low Tide
12:48 BST
(11:48 GMT)
High Tide
19:17 BST
(18:17 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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Tell us what you think about Freshwater East Beach

A sandy beach backed by dunes and surrounding headland. Historially this secluded beach was a haunt for smugglers. Now particularly popular with water sports enthusiasts and local fishermen. Local amenities include a holiday park and Freshwater East village.

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