Whitesands Bay in Pembrokeshire has been named as the best beach in Wales 2018 by The Sunday Times. Two other Pembrokeshire beaches, Tenby’s Castle Beach and Solva, also featured in the top 5.
Pembrokeshire is renowned for its wonderful beaches. Protected by their National Parks status, Pembrokeshire’s beaches have some of the cleanest water and sand with many awards to show for it; eleven blue flags; twelve green coast, eleven seaside, and twenty one rural seaside awards! The only other county in the UK with as many blue flag beaches is Devon.
The Blue Flag beaches are: Amroth, Newgale, Saundersfoot, Dale, Whitesands, Coppet Hall, Tenby North, Tenby South, Tenby Castle, Poppit Sands and Lydstep. The Blue Flag award is only given to beaches with the highest standards in water quality.
There are a further 23 beaches which won Seaside Awards and Green Coast Awards – the latter celebrating ‘hidden gems’ along the coastline – recognising excellent water quality and unspoiled environment.
They are Broad Haven (north), Abereiddy, Barafundle, Broadhaven (south), Caerfai, Cwym yr Eglwys, Druidstone, Freshwater East, Manorbier, Marloes, Martins Haven, Penally, Priory Bay on Caldey Island, West Angle Bay, West Dale, Good wick, Gelliswick, Little Haven, Newport, Nolton Haven, St Brides, Sandy Haven and Wisemans Bridge.
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