Investigating the Pembrokeshire Coast Path

Pick up your walking boots and get out there!

The Pembrokeshire Coastal Path covers over 186 miles of craggy coastline. As the coastal path twists and turns, you are able to see spectacular beaches, calm coves and jagged clifftops. 

The path was officially opened on the 16th of May 1970 and has now officially been open for over fifty years. As it is a National Trail you are guaranteed excellent signposts and a well-maintained trail. Meaning all you have to do is relax, walk and take in the scenery.

Clear your head and let go of stress you’ve been carrying and just think about the beauty of the path and all it has to offer. So dust off your boots and get ready for the cobwebs to be blown away.

coast path sign

A Beginning and an End

The path goes from St Dogmaels in the North to Amroth in the South. The trail covers almost every kind of maritime landscape. From volcanic headlands, beaches, sheltered coves, estuaries and steep cliffs. All can be seen from the path, don’t forget to take a camera with you to capture the natural beauty of the area.

The Pembrokeshire Coast Path is one of 15 national trails in England and Wales. It covers 186 miles of the 870 mile long Wales Coast Path. The Pembrokeshire Coast Path rises and falls over 35,000 feet which is more than the height of Mount Everest at 29, 032 feet. 

Whether you are a novice or an experienced hiker, there is a walk for everyone. With over 200 circular walks to complete there is always a challenge and you can pick the best walk to suit you.  There are both short and long walks to be done on the coast path. Some walks like the Solva Quayside and Martin’s Haven towards Gateholm are even pram and wheelchair accessible.

moody skies at marloes sands

Get your waterproofs out!

If you are looking for a walking holiday with picturesque scenery then look no further. Pembrokeshire Coast Path covers an area of outstanding natural beauty, come rain or shine. 

When the weather takes a turn for the worse, the views are still tremendous, with moody skies and tumultuous waters. Just be careful, when it starts to rain the coast path can get muddy, make sure to wear some walking boots and waterproofs!

The path lies almost entirely within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. The trail is home to some incredible wildlife and beautiful greenery. Due to the wildlife, plants and weather, the coast path looks completely different throughout the year. In addition to this, the path passes through multiple small fishing villages like Solva and Little Haven. As well as the smallest city in the UK, St Davids, which can also be explored.


Take a break when walking to have a picnic, fuel yourself to finish the walk and take in the picturesque scenery of Pembrokeshire. Or stop off at one of the many beach side restaurants, pubs and cafes, like the Cat Rock Cafe or the Poppit Sands Cafe

Book A Holiday Today

There are plenty of stunning scenes to discover along the Pembrokeshire Coast Path. What is stopping you? Book a holiday at Treicert Farm Cottages today.