West Angle Bay Beach (Pembrokeshire)

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  • Information

    West Angle Bay is a sandy beach with rock pools at low tide, the beach lies within West Angle Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

    A few interesting facts:

    • The chimney is what remains of the old brick works which were shipped out from the beach.
    • The cannon in the car park weighs 18 tonnes and was removed from the sea below Chapel Bay Fort, part of the Victorian fortifications built in the area.
    • Thorn Island was built in 1842, the first of the Victorian fortifications to be built in the area. Boat trips can be arranged.


    Facilities include car parking, toilets, café, picnic area and you have a steep narrow ramp to beach (not suitable for boat launching).

    West Angle Bay Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

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

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Pembroke, 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
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