"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Sandy Haven Beach

This beach is approximately 800 metres across, facing south across Milford Haven Waterway and lies in front of low sandstone cliffs to the south west of Herbrandston. A small caravan site is also located on the cliffs above the beach. Sandy Haven Pill, which is the dominant freshwater influence to the bathing water, drains land to the north and finally flows into the tranquil Sandy Haven Estuary. The bathing water lies within the Pembrokeshire Marine Special Area of Conservation and the surrounding coast forms part of the Milford Haven Waterway Site of Special Scientific Interest. The bathing water is also located within Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, further highlighting the environmental value of the area.

Beach type: Rock/Sand

Nearest town: Milford Haven

Local authority: Pembrokeshire Council

OS Grid Reference: SM857072

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Things to see and do near Sandy Haven Beach

  • Photography workshops courses & photography walks (2m)
  • Lions Den (7m)
  • Skomer Island Nature Reserve (8m)
  • Museum Of The Home (8m)
  • Pembroke Castle (9m)
  • West Wales Karting (9m)
  • Merlins Magic Childrens Play Centre (9m)
  • Upton Castle Gardens (9m)
  • Picton Castle (10m)
  • Penrhos Cottage (12m)

Tourist Information

Milford Haven
Tourist Information Centre
Suite 19, Cedar Court
Milford Haven Pembrokeshire
Wales
SA73 3LS

Phone 01437 771 818
Email milford.tic@pembrokeshire.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 26 June

06:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
E
Pressure 1014
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SSE
Pressure 1014
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
S
Pressure 1014
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
S
Pressure 1012
Humidity 69%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 45%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
S
Pressure 1011
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:28 BST
(01:28 GMT)
High Tide
08:34 BST
(07:34 GMT)
Low Tide
14:47 BST
(13:47 GMT)
High Tide
20:55 BST
(19:55 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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This is a remote rocky beach where sand is exposed at low tide. It looks out over Milford Haven waterway.

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