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image for Guided Walk item typeReading the Landscape: A Journey Through Time at Whitesands Beach

  • Blue Flag Wales

Guided Walk, from 19 May 2019, £4

Guided Walk

Guided Walk


The creation of landscape through historic layers of natural change and human activity
Join our local guide to uncover the wealth of historic and natural features around St Davids Head. Taking in St Patrick’s Chapel from the Early Medieval era, to evidence of life in the Iron Age and Neolithic at St Davids Head. The route later passes the Late Medieval remains of the abandoned Quaker Village at Maes y Mynydd. This is a 5 mile moderately strenuous walk. Some sections rocky and uneven, others could be marshy and wet. Strong footwear is essential. There is a car parking charge at Whitesands. Meet on the café steps.

Booking essential - Call: 01437 720392.

Disabled toiletsOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toilets

Toilets, cafe. Lifeguards patrol between end of May and the beginning of September.

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Dates Times
Wed 7 Aug 2019 13:15 to 17:00


Event price: All £4.00.

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St David's,
SA62 6PS



Plan route to Whitesands Beach using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SM 732271  Lat: 51.89636 Long: -5.29768

Leaving St David’s on the A487 towards Fishguard, turn left where signed for Whitesands.

Parking for 60 cars above the beach and can be a problem during the height of summer. Cost of parking is £5.00.

By Bus: the Celtic Coaster shuttle bus (summer only) from the Oriel y Parc car park on the edge of St Davids can take you to Whitesands.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 17 miles from Fishguard & Goodwick station


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets

Toilets, cafe. Lifeguards patrol between end of May and the beginning of September.