Freshwater West Beach

Freshwater West beach, Castlemartin, Pembrokeshire

Place Category: Beaches

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  • 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.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 4 beaches around Pembroke, 54 beaches in Pembrokeshire, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Freshwater West Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain on Saturday, with temperatures peaking at 21°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Foggy in the morning.
     
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       6%  93%   7 mph
      5:18 am    9:18 pm
    Wednesday, May 24th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       0%  67%   2 mph
      5:17 am    9:20 pm

    Thursday, May 25th
     Partly cloudy until afternoon.
     
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       0%  27%   7 mph
      5:16 am    9:21 pm
    Friday, May 26th
     Partly cloudy in the morning.
     
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    21
       0%  17%   12 mph
      5:14 am    9:22 pm

    Saturday, May 27th
     Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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       53%  62%   9 mph
      5:13 am    9:23 pm
    Sunday, May 28th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       5%  62%   8 mph
      5:12 am    9:25 pm

    Monday, May 29th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    11
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       4%  86%   8 mph
      5:11 am    9:26 pm
    Tuesday, May 30th
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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       17%  94%   5 mph
      5:11 am    9:27 pm

  • Freshwater West Beach Tide Times

     

  • Freshwater West Beach Water quality

    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.
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