"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

Forecast for Thursday 21 March

06:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WSW
Pressure 1034
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WSW
Pressure 1034
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSW
Pressure 1034
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
SW
Pressure 1033
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
S
Pressure 1032
Humidity 97%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
S
Pressure 1032
Humidity 98%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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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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