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Beach:Cefn Sidan Beach, Pembrey

  • Blue Flag Wales

Beach, free entry

Pembrey Country Park,
SA16 0EJ



The extensive flat sandy beach lends itself to a wide range of activities, swimming, fishing and kayaking take place in zoned areas and the beach also hosts sandcastle competitions and parakarting and sand yachting events. Refreshments and shops are available nearby. There are clear panoramic views across Carmarthen Bay to the Gower and Carmarthenshire coast. You can still see the remains of the hull of the SS Paul when the tide is out. There is a charge for vehicles to gain access to the beach through the country park although it is free for pedestrians & bikes. The dunes and surrounding area are designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and include a number of walking trails. Cyclists and pedestrians can use the Millennium Coastal Path / Celtic Trail to access the Park from Llanelli and Burry Port .

Blue Flag beach. Toilets and café at beach entrance; toilets and restaurant in the adjacent Pembrey Country Park. Ample parking (parking charge on entrance to the Park); Visitor Centre. Lifeguard service provided 10:00 - 1800 25 May to 2 June 2019, 8 to 23 June (weekends only) and daily 29 June to 1 September. Dogs not allowed on the main mile of the beach May - end September.

Disabled toiletsGift shopOn-site cateringPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDogs accepted

Open all the time


Free entry


Pembrey Country Park,
SA16 0EJ


Plan route to Cefn Sidan Beach, Pembrey using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SS 403995  Lat: 51.67192 Long: -4.31025

Off the A484 Llanelli - Carmarthen road between Burry Port and Kidwelly.

Parking: with charge

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


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted