Cwm-y-Eglwys in Newport, Pembrokeshire | Beaches in the UK

Cwm-y-Eglwys


Newport
Pembrokeshire
  • Pretty sandy cove
  • On coastal path
  • Great for kayaking & swimming
  • Car park & toilets


A pretty sandy cove, with a stream running through the middle, providing plenty of rock pools for intrepid explorers. Above the beach is the end wall of a tiny church, the rest was washed away in the enormous storm of 1859 that created all of Pembrokeshire’s pebble banks. There’s a 10ft high wall surrounding the top of the beach, making it very sheltered. Slipway down to beach. Clamber over rocks at the west end of the beach to find a secret low tide beach. There’s also a pebbly cove on the east side. Great for kayaking.

Awards: Green Coast Award and Seaside Award (Rural)2013.

Parking:Car park.

Beach facilities: Toilets and slipway.

On shore facilities: There is a pub/restaurant/café at Pwllgwaelod 10 minutes walk away. Garage, shop, pub & chip shop in Dinas. Newport is the biggest village providing shops, cafes, restaurants and cycle hire.

Dog friendly beach kindly added by
The Old Swan Inn - Holiday Cottage

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