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Portclais Beach

Portclais Beach is located on the north coast of Pembrokeshire,Wales. FBM Holidays have a fine range of Pembrokeshire Cottages, if you are looking for Holiday cottages, dog friendly cottages, holiday apartments, coastal cottages in Pembrokeshire. Check out our availability now.

Porthclais is a charming little cove near St David’s. It is a popular little harbour for small boats and is perfect for launching little fishing boats into the sea. The land is protected by the National Trust and is abundant in history and wildlife. For previous generations the harbour was a small export point for coal and timber, but in recent years it has welcomed tourists to enjoy the beautiful landscape. The National Trust provide a small kiosk near the car park and they serve delicious teas, smoothies and homemade cakes and biscuits. Why not stop off here on your walking holiday in Pembrokeshire. It is a particular hotspot for walkers and provides a variety of terrain, explore the whole area known as the Treginnis Peninsula by following the National Trust walk.

On a quiet day you should follow local advice and go for a dip in the coves and pools surrounding the harbour. It is a popular place to swim with the locals. Though generally considered safe be careful when climbing down to the rocks. Swim in the clear blue water and look back at the rugged cliffs or simply admire the ancient harbour wall, part of which hails from the early twelfth century.

To find Porthclais harbour travel Southwest from St David’s. While on your way through this part of Pembrokeshire you should stop off at St David’s. It is one of the smallest cities in the UK and boasts an incredible cathedral as well as small shops, coffee houses and galleries. For something to eat you should try the refectory in the cathedral. They serve homemade food and offer a varied lunch menu and afternoon tea. The cafe also displays artwork and paintings by local artists. If you fancy treating yourself to a romantic time away in Pembrokeshire, then a meal at the suitably named Cwtch restaurant will be worth booking. This award winning restaurant offers delicious food and a fine atmosphere. Book early though to avoid disappointment.