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The Best Beaches for Dogs - Pembrokeshire

Wales has around 400 beaches to choose from, most of which have no dog restrictions. Those that do usually have plenty of space where dogs are allowed. Only a few have a complete dog ban during the summer.
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Best Beaches for Dogs - Pembrokeshire

Monkstone Beach
Monkstone Beach
Between Saundersfoot and Tenby it's one of Pembrokeshire's best beaches.
Manorbier
Manorbier
A popular surfing beach, overlooked by Manorbier castle.
Freshwater East
Freshwater East
An east facing sandy bay, just a short level walk from the car park.
Barafundle Bay
Barafundle Bay
Often regarded as Pembrokeshire's best beach, about 300 yards wide backed by dunes. Caves on very low tides.
Broadhaven South
Broadhaven South
A wide sandy beach between limestone headlands near to Bosherston Lily ponds. Stream on the east side and fresh-water springs on the west.
Freshwater West
Freshwater West
A long sandy beach backed by dunes. Very popular for surfing, but can be dangerous for swimming. Lifeguards in summer.
Lindsway Bay
Lindsway Bay
A sheltered sandy beach on the north side of the Milford Haven. Access is down steep steps.
Marloes
Marloes
A long sandy beach near Marloes village, no facilities, but generally safe for swimming and surfing.
Musselwick
Musselwick
A quiet beach of two halves near Marloes, but only accessible around low tide.
Little Haven
Little Haven
A sheltered bay in a steep-sided valley. More bays to either side of the main beach and 3 pubs in the village.
Gwadn
Gwadn
A very sheltered bay, just east of Solva. Good for swimming and sunbathing. Coastal path runs along the back of the beach.
Caerfai Bay
Caerfai Bay
A sheltered bay near to St Davids, flanked by purple sandstone cliffs. Free car parking overlooking beach.
Traeth Llyfn
Traeth Llyfn
On Pembrokeshire's northern coast, a quieter sandy beach. Access is down a flight of metal steps - dogs may need to be carried.
Abermawr
Abermawr
A remote beach, parking in nearby lane. Can be good for surfing.
Aberrhigian
Aberrhigian
A secluded, secret bay. Access by footpath from the A487, following a stream through ancient woodland.
Newport Sands
Newport Sands
A wide sandy beach, parking possible on the sand. Cafe and lifeguards in summer.