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.
Freshwater West Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Pembroke, Pembrokeshire
Expect a temp in the range 6.7℃ to 7.8℃ with wind speed 7.2 m/sec (NNW)
Expect a temp in the range 7.2℃ to 9.5℃ with wind speed 1.6 m/sec (SSW)
Expect a temp in the range 6.4℃ to 8.5℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 6.6℃ to 8.5℃ with wind speed 15.3 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 6.6℃ to 7.7℃ with wind speed 11.1 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 7.3℃ to 8.1℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 7.7℃ to 9.8℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (WSW)
Pembroke weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Freshwater West Beach tide times.
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