"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Poppit Sands - West Beach

Located within Cardigan Bay and measuring approximately 600 metres in length, this north west facing bay is backed by sand dunes and is divided by the River Teifi, which flows onto the beach. The land surrounding the beach is predominantly agricultural, with the town of Cardigan located approximately 3 kilometres south east of Poppit Sands. The coastal waters and coastal belt form part of the Cardigan Bay Special Area of Conservation, confirming the high conservation status of the area. The bathing water also lies within Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Newport

Local authority: Pembrokeshire Council

OS Grid Reference: SN152488

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Things to see and do near Poppit Sands - West Beach

  • Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park (1m)
  • Pembrokeshire Coast Path National Trail (2m)
  • Cardigan Heritage Centre (2m)
  • Teifimania Indoor Play Centre (3m)
  • The Welsh Wildlife Centre (3m)
  • Felinwynt Rainforest Centre (4m)

Tourist Information

Cardigan
Tourist Information Centre
Theatr Mwldan
Bath House Road
Ceredigion
Dyfed
Wales
SA43 1JY

Phone 01239 613 230
Email cardigantic@ceridigion.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 29 March

06:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 98%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
S
Pressure 1017
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 85%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
S
Pressure 1017
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 58%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
S
Pressure 1016
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 84%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 10mph.
S
Pressure 1016
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 49%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
S
Pressure 1016
Humidity 96%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:16 BST
(03:16 GMT)
High Tide
09:21 BST
(08:21 GMT)
Low Tide
16:35 BST
(15:35 GMT)
High Tide
21:39 BST
(20:39 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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Poppit Sands West is a large sandy beach at the mouth of the Afon Teifi within Cardigan Bay and backed by sand dunes. The river has a number of slipways and harbours meaning fishing and sailing are popular pursuits.

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