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Freshwater East Beach

Stretching along the Pembrokeshire Coast, Freshwater East Beach is a haven for wildlife and a great spot for holidaymakers to spend a day. This sandy beach with its rolling dunes and striking red cliffs is a little off the beaten track so it never gets too crowded with visitors, leaving you plenty of space to explore the many rock pools.

The rolling dunes behind the beach form part of a beautiful nature reserve called The Burrows. Explore the family trail when you visit and discover plenty of wildlife thriving in this seaside environment. Look out for bonded snails, adders, slow-worms and common lizards and listen out for the sounds of grasshoppers. If you take a walk through the reserve at night during June and July you may even see some glow-worms.

The Pembrokshire Coast Path National Trail also runs through Freshwater East Beach. From the beach you can walk east to remote Swanlake Bay. The shingle beach there is only accessible by walking the coastal path so you have to be determined to get down to it. As the tide goes out it reveals golden sands sheltered by cliffs on one side and craggy rock pools for children to explore on the other.

There is no café at Freshwater East Beach although an ice cream van operates there most days, offering drinks and snacks, but you can walk west to Stackpole Quay, a small harbor used by fishermen and small pleasure craft, where you will find a small café.


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Freshwater Bay Holiday Cottages
Freshwater Bay Holiday Cottages

Freshwater Bay Holiday Cottages

     
    3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Offering direct access to the beach, this Pembroke apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Freshwater East Beach, Barafundle Bay and Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Lamphey Bishop's Palace is 2.5 mi (4 km) away.

    The Sandcastle
    The Sandcastle

    The Sandcastle

       
      2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      Situated on the beach, this bed & breakfast is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Freshwater East Beach and within 3 miles (5 km) of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and Lamphey Bishop's Palace. Barafundle Bay is 2.8 mi (4.5 km) away.

      The Sandcastle
      The Sandcastle

      The Sandcastle

         
        3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        Situated in Pembroke, this luxury cottage is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Freshwater East Beach and within 3 miles (5 km) of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and Lamphey Bishop's Palace. Barafundle Bay is 2.8 mi (4.5 km) away.

        Devon Court 20
        Devon Court 20

        Devon Court 20

           
          3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Situated near the beach, this apartment building is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Freshwater East Beach and within 3 miles (5 km) of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and Lamphey Bishop's Palace. Pembroke Castle and Barafundle Bay are also within 6 miles (10 km).

          Devon Court 24
          Devon Court 24

          Devon Court 24

             
            3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            Situated near the beach, this cottage is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Freshwater East Beach and within 3 miles (5 km) of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and Lamphey Bishop's Palace. Pembroke Castle and Barafundle Bay are also within 6 miles (10 km).

            Sea Gem, Freshwater Bay 172
            Sea Gem, Freshwater Bay 172

            Sea Gem, Freshwater Bay 172

               
              3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              Situated near the beach, this cottage is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Freshwater East Beach and within 3 miles (5 km) of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and Lamphey Bishop's Palace. Barafundle Bay is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) away.

              Freshwater Bay Hol Vge 16 £415
              Freshwater Bay Hol Vge 16

              Freshwater Bay Hol Vge 16

                 
                3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                Situated near the beach, this cottage is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Freshwater East Beach and within 3 miles (5 km) of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and Lamphey Bishop's Palace. Barafundle Bay is 2.8 mi (4.5 km) away.

                Freshwater Bay 13 £390
                Freshwater Bay 13

                Freshwater Bay 13

                   
                  3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Situated near the beach, this cottage is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Freshwater East Beach and within 3 miles (5 km) of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and Lamphey Bishop's Palace. Barafundle Bay is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) away.