The Pembrokeshire Coastal Path – Self-Guided Walking Tour - 8 Day
Wales, The Pembrokeshire Coastal Path | Self-Guided Walking Tours | 8 Days | From £649
The Pembrokeshire Coastal Path hugs the Welsh Coastline for 186 miles from Amroth to St Dogmaels in the North.
The Section we cover runs from South to North from Amroth to Dale covering 77 Miles of beautiful Welsh Coastline, History & Heritage.
Tour Pricing & Dates
8 Day Tour –
£649 per person sharing September to May
£715 per person sharing June, July & August
Single Supplement – +£350
Tour Dates – Available all year
Tour Grade – Moderate
Accommodation – Guesthouse (en suite)
Day 1 Arrival Amroth
Your Pembrokeshire Coastal Path Tour starts in the Coastal village of Amroth, you will arrive in Amroth at your leisure by public transport. The closest airports are Cardiff & Bristol Airports.
Day 2 Amroth to Lydstep
The first section of the trail takes you through a short section of woodland, one of the very few sections of woodland that you are going to encounter on any day’s walk along the Pembrokeshire Coast Path. You will have great views across to Caldey Island, follow the promenade through Saundersfoot, a popular spot for windsurfing. Visit the ruins of the 13th Century Tenby Castle and walk along the golden sandy beach of Lydstep Haven.
Distance: 21km/13 miles, Ascent: 680m/2040ft, Approximate walking time 7/8 hrs.
Day 3 Lydstep to Bosherston
From Lydstep the trail takes you up over the Skrinkle Haven Sea Cliffs where you will be rewarded with some stunning views back over yesterday’s trail and ahead to Manorbier Castle and beyond to the East and West Moor Cliffs.
You will walk through the sand dunes of Freshwater East and a chance to stop for lunch in the National Trust Boathouse Tearoom. Your day finishes in the small village of Bosherston.
Distance: 20km 12.5 miles, Ascent: 695m/2085ft, Approximate walking time: 7/8 hrs.
Day 4 Bosherston to Angle
Today the trail passes the Castlemartin military range and on certain days of the year they will be on active training duties, if this is the case you will have to make and extra 2 km detour. Full details of training days and detour will be included in your tour pack.
For the first section of the trail we have decided to take you away from the coast to follow the Wales Coastal Path through farmland for approximately 5 km to meet to Pembrokeshire Coastal Path at Merrion and continue as normal. The trail descends to meet the coast at Freshwater West and then climbs steadily to take you up onto the sea cliffs at Trewent Point. A beautiful 5 km section now awaits you and offers some of the finest views of the day. Your day finishes in the charming village of Angle situated in a sheltered valley of East Angle Bay on the Milford Haven Waterway.
Distance: 22km/13.75miles, Ascent: 675m/2025ft, Approximate walking time: 7/8 hrs.
Day 5 Angel to Pembroke
An easier walking day today that leads you out from Angle along the coast by Angel Bay. If you are a wildlife enthusiast or a nature lover this section will not disappoint.
The trail continues around the headland by some of Pembrokeshire industry which remains generally hidden from view. As you approach Pembroke, views of the impressive Pembroke Castle will come into sight. The castle is definitely worth a visit, be aware, there is an entry fee.
Distance: 19km / 12 miles, Ascent: 365 m / 1095 ft, Approximate walking time: 6/7 hrs.
Day 6. Pembroke to Milford Haven
From Pembroke the path crosses the Pembroke River at Mill Bridge giving extensive views of the castle and Pembroke River. Through a riverside woodland where you will see the remains of old limestone quarries which provided the stone for the castle walls. You will skirt the villages of Neyland and Llanstadwell and out into the open countryside through fields at Hazel and Beach. You will have great views of the waterway back towards Pembroke and the Cleddau Bridge.
Distance: 20 km / 12.5 miles, Ascent: 430 m / 1290 ft, Approximate walking time: 7/8 hrs
Day 7. Milford Haven to Dale
You have two river crossings today with the aid of a low bridge, you will have to cross at low tide, or you will have to make detours. (Tidal times will be included in your tour notes.)
The trail takes you out of Milford Haven on a beautiful costal path that overlooks Milford Haven and into the beautiful Cobh of Sandy Haven. Here you have to make a crossing over a low bridge and once over the trail. leads you around by Little and Great Castle Head, Watch House Point and into the sandy beach of Aber y Gann. This is a great area for birdwatching. Once over the causeway follow the trail into Dale.
Distance: 15.2 km / 9.5 miles, Ascent: 290 m / 870 ft, Approximate walking time 4/5 hrs.
Day 8. Departure
Depart by public transport for your onward journey.
✓ 5 nights B&B and full breakfast All accommodation is pre-booked in approved and carefully selected family-run guesthouses with all rooms en-suite
✓ All accommodation is pre-booked in approved family-run guesthouses with all rooms en-suite
✓ Luggage transfers while you walk with a small day pack
✓ Pembrokeshire Coast Maps and waterproof route notes
✓ Details of restaurants and places of interest along the way
✓ Full back up service should you require it while on our tour
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