Newport Sands Beach (Pembrokeshire)

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  • Information

    Newport Sands is in Cardigan Bay, facing the Irish Sea and is also known as Traethmawr. This 1.5 km beach is a broad, long, flat, sand dune backed beach at the mouth of the River Nevern. At low tide you can wade across the river to Parrog.

    The cliffs to the north are designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

    Very popular with all kinds of watersports.

    Facilities include a car park, toilets, cafe and seasonal lifeguards.

    Newport Sands Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    Newport Sands Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year. Newport Sands Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Fishguard, 54 beaches in Pembrokeshire, or check our list of Pembrokeshire Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Beach Water Quality
    Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
  • Tides
  • 7 Day Weather Forecast

    Our weather forecast for Fishguard in Pembrokeshire is split into two widgets. The first shows a timeline containing temperature, wind, sunrise/sunset and chance of rain, whilst the second shows the forecast for the week ahead including severe weather alerts when available.



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