Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is a national park along the Pembrokeshire coast in West Wales, established as a National Park in 1952, and is the only one in the UK to have been designated primarily because of its spectacular coastline.
Over the years Pembrokeshire's beaches, all of which lie in the National Park, have been awarded 41 Blue Flag Awards, 47 Green Coast Awards and 106 Seaside Awards In 2011 it also had 39 beaches recommended by the Marine Conservation Society.
The National Park has a varied landscape of rugged cliffs, sandy beaches, wooded estuaries and wild inland hills, covering a total area of 243 sq miles.
Things to do
With over 950 km of public footpaths, and bridleways, walking is an ideal way to discover the spectacular scenery, abundant wildlife and fascinating history of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.
The National Park contains a variety of superb beaches. Some are easy to reach and ideal for families, others are less accessible and offer peace and seclusion. It's a paradise for the wildlife enthusiast, internationally important for its rare habitats and species, offshore lie Pembrokeshire's unique islands, each with their own special character.
Consistent wind and bays facing all directions of the compass give surfers, windsurfers and sailors a dizzying array of options. Throw in coasteering, climbing and kayaking along some of the finest coastal stretches in the land.