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Sporting Event, Thu 26 Dec 2019, free entry

Trochfa'r Tymor/Walrus Dip 2019

Trochfa'r Tymor/Walrus Dip 2019


Brave the chill and join us for the 34th annual Walrus Dip at Pembrey Country Park! Join hundreds of others and take a dip in the sea on Boxing Day to raise money for a cause close to your heart, but if you’re not brave enough come along anyway to witness this crazy and spectacular event!

The Walrus Dip was established in 1984, and has run every year since, except on two occasions - one due to an oil spill another when the sea froze over! People of all ages take part for a variety of charities, with most donning fancy dress and colourful Christmas costumes.

Participants and spectators should arrive at the park by 10.30am latest, and be at the starting line by 10.45am (due to tidal conditions there is likely to be a 10-minute walk to the start line from the main entrance to Cefn Sidan sands). – the amount of time you spend in the sea is entirely up to you! The event is supported by the RNLI and Coastguard who will both be on duty throughout the event.

Participation is free and certificates will be handed out to all participants.
Admission to Pembrey Country Park is free.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 26 Dec 2019 10:30


Free entry

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Sun 17 Nov Sospan Multi Terrain 10 Mile Race
Sat 30 Nov - Sun 1 Dec Traditional Christmas Fayre
Sat 7 - Sun 8 Dec Breakfast with Father Christmas
Sat 7 - Sun 8 Dec Magical Christmas Journey
Sat 14 - Sun 15 Dec Breakfast with Father Christmas
Sat 14 - Sun 15 Dec Magical Christmas Journey


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Plan route to Pembrey Country Park using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SN 405006  Lat: 51.68145 Long: -4.30848

By Car: The Country Park can be found just off the A484 Llanelli to Carmarthen coast road just outside Burry Port. The Park is approximately a half hour drive from Carmarthen and a similar distance from Junction 48 M4. Follow the Brown directional signs.

Public Transport:
The bus stop for the Park is located 2km from the attraction and is served by First Cymru service X12 . For information please contact the All Wales Bus Information Service on 0870 6082608.

The nearest railway station is Pembrey & Burry Port which is 6km from the Park. National Rail Enquiries 08457 484950

Cyclists and pedestrians can use the Millenium Coastal Path/Celtic Trail to access the Park from Llanelli and Burry Port.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 4 miles from Pembrey & Burry Port station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing