"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

Forecast for Wednesday 12 December

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
SE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
SE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
SE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SE
Pressure 1013
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
SE
Pressure 1012
Humidity 76%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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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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