Freshwater West beach, Castlemartin, Pembrokeshire
  • About Us

    Freshwater West Beach Information

    Freshwater West (also known as Fresh West) Beach is near Castlemartin, within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. The beach is a great unspoilt rural beach, approximately 1km across, with rock pools and backed by rolling sand dunes and marsh land.

    Freshwater West is a popular surfing beach due to its consistent Atlantic swells and strong waves and regularly hosts surfing tournaments.

    As this is a remote beach with unspoilt views it is a popular filming location, such as: 2010 Robin Hood starring Russell Crowe, Harry Potter films and BBC’s The Sarah Jane Adventures.

    Car parking available and you may be lucky and get an ice-cream/food van.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Freshwater West Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 4 beaches around Pembroke, 54 beaches in Pembrokeshire, or check our list of Pembrokeshire Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Beach Bathing 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
  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    No precipitation throughout the week, with high temperatures peaking at 21°C on Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       22%  78%   15 mph
      6:10 am    8:41 pm
    Saturday, Aug 18th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       26%  94%   15 mph
      6:11 am    8:39 pm

    Sunday, Aug 19th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy in the morning.
     
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       35%  91%   17 mph
      6:13 am    8:37 pm
    Monday, Aug 20th
     Partly cloudy until afternoon.
     
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       9%  27%   8 mph
      6:14 am    8:35 pm

    Tuesday, Aug 21st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       33%  78%   11 mph
      6:16 am    8:33 pm
    Wednesday, Aug 22nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    19
       28%  89%   7 mph
      6:18 am    8:31 pm

    Thursday, Aug 23rd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    14
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    18
       12%  92%   10 mph
      6:19 am    8:29 pm
    Friday, Aug 24th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
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       8%  66%   10 mph
      6:21 am    8:26 pm

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