Pembrokeshire Coast Path

Overview

Trail Details
>   Prices from: £ 1195.00 per person
>   Start / Finish: Amroth / St Dogmaels
>   Distance: 186 miles (298 km)
>   Duration: 13 to 16 days according to choice
>   Availability: Any Start Date from March to October
>   Grading: Moderate to Challenging
>   This National Trail is well way-marked with White Acorn signs

Pembrokeshire Coast Path Highlights

  • Walk along some of the most spectacular coastal scenery in Britain
  • Explore the ancient walled town of Tenby, with its picturesque harbour
  • Enjoy stunning sunsets from Pembrokeshire’s pristine beaches including Barafundle Bay and the golden sands of Whitesands Bay
  • Explore the great Norman castle at Manorbier and Pembroke Castle, with its vast keep offering commanding views in all directions
  • Visit the pretty village of Angle, with its historic church, Fishermen's Chapel, dovecote and medieval tower-house
  • Discover the little city of St David’s, Britain’s smallest city with its glorious medieval cathedral and Bishop's Palace
  • Look out for elusive marine life including grey seals, harbour porpoise, bottlenose dolphins, whales and basking sharks

The Pembrokeshire Coast Path twists and turns its way along 186 miles of the most breathtaking coastal scenery in Britain.

The trail begins in the southern village of Amroth and finishes in St Dogmaels, near Cardigan in the North. It covers almost every kind of maritime landscape from rugged cliff tops and sheltered coves to wide-open beaches and winding estuaries.

For much of the time, the path keeps to the cliff-tops. Each day is a new experience with an ever-changing succession of beautiful sandy beaches, hidden smugglers coves, picturesque harbours and sleepy fishing villages, a church or chapel of the Celtic saints, views across offshore islands and incredible marine and seabird colonies.

Lying almost entirely within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, the trail displays an array of coastal flowers and bird life, as well as evidence of human activity from Neolithic times.

The southern section of the Coastal Path begins in Amroth and continues through Tenby Harbour, a definite highlight with its colourful houses, to the busy port of Milford Haven, one of the largest natural harbours in the world. As this section takes in some of Pembrokeshire's most beautiful beaches, it is the most popular and busiest section of the path.

From Pembroke, the route is quite industrial, following power stations and oil refineries until you reach Sandy Haven. It then continues around the Dale and Marloes Peninsulas to the picturesque village of Little Haven. Walk along the wide sweep of St Bride’s Bay to the enchanting little city of St Davids. From here, the Coastal Path becomes tougher and passes through some of the wildest and most ruggedly beautiful parts of the National Park.

In its entirety, the Pembrokeshire Coast Path represents a formidable physical challenge - its 35,000 feet of ascent and descent is said to be equivalent to climbing Everest. We offer the full walk in two weeks, or if you prefer, we also offer the South, Central and the North Sections as shorter week-long walks. 

Keen to find out more about walking the Pembrokeshire Coast Path? Check out our blog - Is This Britain's Most Beautiful Coastal Walk?