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Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire
Discover the South West Coast of Wales on holiday or on your doorstep

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Beaches, Coves & Coastline
This is Carmarthenshire. Carmarthenshire’s coast is stunningly beautiful, whichever section you visit...

Carmarthenshire's Coastal Guide
Have your own adventure in coastal Carmarthenshire, choosing from high-octane thrills, scenic coastal walks...

Best beaches in Carmarthenshire
List of the top 10 beaches in Carmarthenshire as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website.

Walks - Carmarthenshire & Gower
Here are a few of our favourites walks and recommendations showing off the best of the Welsh coastline...

Millennium Coastal Park
Walk or cycle along the Millennium Coastal Path, which runs from Llanelli through Sandy Water Park, Burry Port to Pembrey Forest.

Wales Coast Path - Carmarthenshire
The Carmarthenshire stretch of the Wales coastal path takes you on a journey back in time...

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park
The PCNP is a special place and needs careful management to look after it. At the National Park Authority we’re charged with keeping the Park special.

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park
Wikipedia page with a good description of the landscape and linked pages covering the beaches.

The Pembrokeshire Coast Path
Visit Pembrokeshire presents the walks in one day walk sections and coast path facts as well as a general overview.

Pembrokeshire Coast Path
The National Trails website provides inspiration, news, information and details to help you plan your visit.

Pembrokeshire's coast and countryside
The National Trust is lucky enough to care for 60 miles of Pembrokeshire's coastline...

Friends of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park - FPCNP
Independent voluntary charity, founded in 1991, to help to protect, conserve and enhance the Coastal Park...

Islands On The Coast Of Pembs.
The Pembrokeshire coast is dotted with many diverse islands providing perfect wildlife spotting opportunities...

Wales Coast Path / Pembrokeshire
Home to the iconic and world-class landscape of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and wildlife rich islands...

Pembrokeshire Marine Code
The Marine Code protects the amazing marine flora and fauna for which Pembrokeshire is renowned...

Sponsored Listings

Haven Coastal Holiday Parks

Family friendly pitches for camping and touring, and self-catering chalets and lodges. With all the necessary facilities on site you've the freedom to explore the coast and sandy beaches all day without having to hunt for supplies. With 3 sites on the stunning Pembrokeshire coast and 1 near Cardigan Bay on the Ceredigion coast find a holiday to remember.

Rural Retreats on the Pembrokeshire Coast

Rural Retreats has 100's of charming cottages on the British Coast with sea views. At time of writing there are 3 on the stunning Pembrokeshire Coast. A 2 bed on the flanks of the Preseli Hills enjoying panoramic coastal views, and a 3 or 5 bed on a quiet cobbled street in Tenby 80 yards from a beach and near the harbour.

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  • Government inquiry into management of marine protected areas in Wales 10th January 2017
    The National Assembly for Wales’ Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee is calling for evidence to support its inquiry into the management of marine protected areas in Wales.  This follows on from the concern expressed by its predecessor, the Environment and Sustainability Committee, about the level of priority given to the marine environment by the […]
  • European Union abandons plan to “overhaul” flagship Birds and Babitats Directives following a huge public campaign 14th December 2016
    The European Commission has been forced to abandon an “overhaul” of flagship nature laws after an unprecedented campaign that mobilised over half a million people in protest. After taking office in 2014, EC president Jean-Claude Juncker began a review of European Birds and Habitats Directives so as to make them more business-friendly. But last week […]
  • Welsh Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs makes “inaccurate and misleading claims” about the sustainability of Welsh seafood. 14th November 2016
    Not-for-profit profit environmental law organisation Client Earth reports: “At the launch of the Wales Seafood Strategy in Cardiff, the National Procurement Service pledged to serve only ‘verifiably sustainable fish’ across the public sector – a commitment we at ClientEarth fully encourage. However, during Seafood Week (October 2016}, Lesley Griffiths, the Cabinet Secretary, claimed that: ‘With more […]
  • Welsh Government dismiss objections to further scallop dredging in Cardigan Bay 6th November 2016
    The Cabinet Secretary for the Environment and Rural Affairs has “announced new management measures for the Scallop fishery in Cardigan Bay”. She has decided, presumably with some help from her hardly unbiased fisheries staff, that “some fishing activity is possible, within specific areas, with no adverse impact on the Special Area of Conservation” and that […]
  • Consultation on proposed Special Areas of Conservation for harbour porpoise 17th February 2016
    The consultations just keep coming.  This time it’s on proposals to designate a small number of very large SACs for harbour porpoise, so we can expect lots of opposition from industry and fisheries interests. Two are proposed off west Wales, one off Pembrokeshire, the other in the approaches to the Bristol Channel including Carmarthen Bay. […]

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Carmarthenshire Live News Feeds

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Pembrokeshire Live News Feeds

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