"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 Saturday 23 February

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 11mph.
SSE
Pressure 1028
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSE
Pressure 1029
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSE
Pressure 1029
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
S
Pressure 1030
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
S
Pressure 1031
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSE
Pressure 1033
Humidity 92%
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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