"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 Saturday 22 July

06:00


Chance of rain 35%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SE
Pressure 1003
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 29%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SE
Pressure 1004
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 31%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SE
Pressure 1004
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 29%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
E
Pressure 1005
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 29%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNE
Pressure 1007
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NNW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:50 BST
(00:50 GMT)
High Tide
07:20 BST
(06:20 GMT)
Low Tide
14:18 BST
(13:18 GMT)
High Tide
19:45 BST
(18:45 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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