Holidays in West Wales
Porthgain 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.
Porthgain harbour is an historical gem in the Pembrokeshire National Park. The former brickworks factory stand as ruined remains to an industry once vibrant in this small harbour. Follow the coastal path from the left of the harbour and you will stumble upon the remains of quarry works and worker’s cottages.
Today you can visit this busy little village and look out at the distant horizon or look at the refreshing water in the deep harbour. Fishing is still an important industry at Porthgain, lobster pots and fishers' stores adorn the harbour edges and the popular Shed Bistro serves up delicious Fish and Chips in a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere. Be sure to book a table early to avoid disappointment. If you want to enjoy a home cooked meal with freshly caught Pembrokeshire fish then give Porthgain Shellfish a call, they are a local group of fishermen who offer a wide variety of lobster and crab.
The area near Porthgain known as Ynys Barri offers a wonderful place to walk. Ramble along the Pembrokeshire Coast and enjoy the scenery, wildlife and rare wildflowers that grow on this stretch of open countryside. A walking weekend in this part of Wales has been listed in the top ten UK walks by The Guardian and admire the beautiful scenery.
The area surrounding Porthgain Harbour is also important for artists, the light is clear and bright in this part of West Wales. Alun Davies has captured the landscape beautifully, he also has a wonderful modest gallery in the centre of Porthgain, where you are welcomed like an old friend.