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Beach:Cwm-Yr-Eglwys Beach

  • Keep Wales Tidy

Beach, free entry


Cwm-yr-Eglwys is a small beach on the eastern side of Dinas island. Overlooking the beach lie the ruins of St Brynach's church which was destroyed in the great storm of 1859. Behind this is a (pay) car park with toilets and a small caravan site. The beach has a slipway, and is mostly comprised of sand and rocks. On the eastern side of the bay is a sheltered cove which can be reached by walking over the rocks at low tide, or else by a 200 yard swim. A level wheelchair-friendly path leads to the neighbouring beach of Pwllgwaelod along the sheltered Cwm Dewi valley, which is rich in wildlife. The beach is mostly covered at high tide, and is generally safe for swimming and snorkelling

Seaside Award beach. There is a narrow slipway for launching small boats, pay car parking and toilets. Dogs are allowed.

Public toilets

Mobility Accessibility FacilitiesDogs accepted

Open all the time


Free entry


Fishguard Tourist Information Centre


SA42 0SL


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Map reference: SN 015400  Lat: 52.02329 Long: -4.89458

Signed off the A487 between Newport and Fishguard.

Check for coastal bus services -

Accessible by Public Transport: 7 miles from Fishguard & Goodwick station


  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Mobility Accessibility FacilitiesMobility Accessibility Facilities
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted