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.
- 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.
Our 7 day weather forecast for Pembroke in Pembrokeshire
Expect a temp in the range 17.4℃ to 19.1℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (NNW)
Expect a temp in the range 14.8℃ to 15.7℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 13.8℃ to 14.4℃ with wind speed 6.6 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 13.6℃ to 14.6℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 14.1℃ to 15.5℃ with wind speed 4.8 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 15℃ to 16.1℃ with wind speed 2.3 m/sec (NNW)
Expect a temp in the range 11.4℃ to 12.7℃ with wind speed 2.3 m/sec (NW)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Freshwater West Beach in Pembrokeshire.
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