A tour in pictures of the Pembrokeshire coast starting at Fishguard and moving south as far as Nolton Haven:

fishguard - lower town

Fishguard - lower town

Lower Fishguard was the location for the 1972 film 'Under Milk Wood' starring Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor.

Strumble Head Lighthouse

Strumble Head Lighthouse

Standing on Ynys Meicle (St. Michaels Island), Strumble Head Lighthouse was built in 1908, electrified in 1965 and became fully automated in 1980. It is connected to the mainland by a small footbridge.

Carreg Sampson

Carreg Sampson burial chamber

Carreg Sampson is a neolithic burial chamber a short detour from the coast path
above Abercastle.



In the 19th Century, Porthgain was a thriving harbour exporting stone, slate and bricks. There was a slate quarry here and another one at nearby Abereiddy.

Blue Lagoon - Abereiddy

The Blue Lagoon at Abereiddy Bay

The blue lagoon at Abereiddy was formed when the former slate mine workings were flooded by the sea.

Whitesands Bay

Whitesands Bay and Ramsey Island

Whitesands Bay is an award-winning, EEC Standard Blue Flag beach, extremely popular with families and surfers.

Lifeboat Station at St. Justinians

Lifeboat Station at St. Justinians looking towards Ramsey Island

St Davids lifeboat station has been launching lifeboats for nearly 140 years.

Porthclais Harbour

Porthclais harbour, near St. Davids

Porthclais was once the cargo port for St. David's where supplies for the city (corn,
malt, wool, coal and timber) were imported. The harbour is now used by fishing and leisure boats.

Caerfai Bay

Caerfai Bay

Caerfai is a sandy bathing beach with Seaside Award status, close to St. David's.

Solva Harbour

Solva Harbour seen from the coastal path

Another busy port in the 19th Century when Solva had 30 registered trading ships.
The harbour is now a popular boating centre.



Newgale beach - a two mile stretch of golden sands, ideal for swimming, surfing,
windsurfing and sea fishing.

Nolton Haven

Nolton Haven

Nolton Haven - a sheltered sandy cove between Newgale and Broad Haven.