Pembrokeshire Coast National Park
Wales

Details for Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

Coastal Path from Caerfai Bay to St Non`s Bay
The quaint fishing village of Little Haven

Designated as a National Park mainly because of its stunning and spectacular coastline, the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park spans a total area of nearly 630 square kilometres.

Situated on the Welsh shoreline, it is not only the shoreline which is of interest to explore. There are enigmatic places such as Caldey Island or the mysterious, uncultivated landscapes around the Daugleddau estuary.  Finally the Preseli Hills erupt to give stunning panoramic scenes.  

The National Park has a diverse landscape of sandy beaches, wooded estuaries, cliffs, caves, forests and marshland.  It is an area of geological significance revealing a multiplicity of rock formations and defined features.  These include arches, sea caves and stacks. There are over 60 Geological Conservation sites of Significant Scientific Interest to protect the important nature reserves, geology and archaeology.

Pembrokeshire has outstanding, safe sandy beaches, such as Manorbier, Barafundle, Broadhaven, Freshwater east and west and Swanlake Bay, which attract visitors for swimming and water activities.  Boat trips to the islands of Caldey, Ramsey and Skomer can be purchased at Tenby harbour.

Caldey Island is known as one of the holy islands of Britain and there is a community of Cistercian monks, living there, who make their own dairy products and perfumes.  It has a wonderful sandy beach and walking paths for discovering the rest of the island.  There is a colony of seals here.

The Daugleddau estuary is the unification of four rivers.  The upper reaches of the estuary has steep, wooded banks alternating with...

 

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