"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Freshwater East Beach

Measuring approximately 1 kilometre in length, this sandy beached is backed by a large dune system, with Old Red Sandstone cliffs on either side. Freshwater East forms part of the Pembrokeshire Marine Special Area of Conservation, confirming the high level of conservation status of the area. The bathing water also lies within Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

Beach type: sand

Nearest town: Pembroke

Local authority: Pembrokeshire Council

OS Grid Reference: SS022978

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Freshwater East Beach

  • Pembroke Castle (3m)
  • Museum Of The Home (3m)
  • Upton Castle Gardens (4m)
  • Carew Karting (4m)
  • Carew Castle & Tidal Mill (4m)
  • Manor House Wildlife Park (5m)

Tourist Information

Pembroke
Visitor Centre
Commons Road
Pembroke Pembrokeshire
Wales
SA71 4EA

Phone 01437 776499
Email pembroke.tic@pembrokeshire.gov.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Thursday 20 September

06:00


Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NNE
Pressure 1010
Humidity 98%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 97%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
ESE
Pressure 1009
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 87%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
S
Pressure 1005
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 90%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 14mph.
SSW
Pressure 1001
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 92%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 15mph.
SSW
Pressure 997
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 54%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 13mph.
SW
Pressure 994
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Tell us what you think about Freshwater East Beach

A sandy beach backed by dunes and surrounding headland. Historially this secluded beach was a haunt for smugglers. Now particularly popular with water sports enthusiasts and local fishermen. Local amenities include a holiday park and Freshwater East village.

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