Fishguard (Welsh: Abergwaun, meaning "Mouth of the River Gwaun") is a coastal town in Pembrokeshire, south-west Wales, with a population of 3,419 recorded in the 2011 Census. The community of Fishguard and Goodwick had a population of 5,043 recorded in the 2001 Census and 4,869 in the 2011 Census.
The actual town of Fishguard is divided into two parts, the main town of Fishguard and Lower Fishguard. Lower Fishguard (locally known as 'Lower Town') is believed to be the site of the original hamlet from which Fishguard, as seen today, has grown. It is situated where the River Gwaun meets the sea in a deep valley, hence the Welsh name for Fishguard. It is a typical fishing village with a short tidal quay. The settlement stretches along the north slope of the valley.
The main town contains the parish church, the High Street and most of the modern development, and lies upon the hill to the south of Lower Fishguard, to which it is joined by a steep and winding hill. The western part of the town, facing Goodwick, grew up in the first decade of the 20th century with the development of the harbour.
Local authority: Pembrokeshire Council
OS Grid Reference: SM954375
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Phone 01437 776 636
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Seaview Hotel is located in Fishguard, 41 km from Tenby. The hotel has a terrace and sun terrace, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar. Free WiFi is available and free private parking is available on site. Each room comes with a flat-screen TV. Details...
Offering a restaurant, Fishguard Bay Hotel is located in Fishguard. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with a seating area. Featuring a bath or shower, private bathroom also comes with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Details...
Featuring free WiFi, Fern Villa B&B offers accommodation in Fishguard, 42 km from Tenby. Free private parking is available on site. Each room is equipped with a flat-screen TV. Certain rooms have a seating area for your convenience. Details...
Featuring free WiFi, a barbecue and a terrace, Dove Cottage B & B offers accommodation in Fishguard. Free private parking is available on site. You will find free shuttle service at the property. Tenby is 42 km from Dove Cottage B & B, while St. Details...
The family-run Ferryboat is 500 metres from Fishguard Harbour. It offers stylish en suite rooms with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Rooms at The Ferryboat have a modern décor and include hospitality trays. Details...
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