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Barafundle Beach

Wales
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Ranked #3 of 109 attractions in Pembrokeshire
Type: Beaches
Traveler Description:  A beautiful surprise awaits you as you ascend over the hill that lies between the car park (National Trust) and the beach. As you start to descend... more »
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Iver, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Awesome beach for people who don't mind going off the beaten track and walking 😆Well worth the short walk for wonderful views and beautiful sandy beach with caves and rock pools. Safe for swimming too. Go but don't tell anyone😉

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ebbw vale
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

a good walk from the bottom of the headlands up to the top by way of steps then a good walk across the headlands with excellent views , then you drop down to the bay by way of steps onto the beach, disliked the shop as it closes at 5.00 much to the dissatisfaction of many who would have liked... More

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Wrexham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

We heard about barafundle a couple of years ago but never had enough time,this year we found time and wow what a beach and stunning views from the top.my only wish is that the dinghy and outboard motor brigade towing an inflatable stay away from this place of outstanding natural beauty.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

As others have said, the 'trek' from the National Trust car park at Stackpole Quay, over the cliff to Barafundle Bay is definitely worth the effort. The views en route are spectacular and the Bay itself is sublime. The sand is soft and golden and the sea is sparkling and clean....a real joy. And when you get back over the... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I was really excited as I heard this beach was like no other. It was quite pretty but honestly nothing special. It's isolated which is good but the sands and waters are just the same as any other part of the Pembrokeshire coast. Plenty or cornish beaches are much nicer. I wouldn't rush back.

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The short walk from Stackpole Quay where we parked was beautiful. The steep steps down to the beach was a challenge especially as we had a pushchair which we had to fold up but was well worth it. The sea was crystal clear and you could have been anywhere in the world once you were there. Would definitely visit again... More

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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212 attraction reviews
214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

A dull tiny little beach in a dull,run down and wet area of Pembrokeshire. I may not be the most proud Australian ever but we have better beaches than this!!!!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We found Barafundle Beach through word of mouth, and we weren't disappointed. You park up at the National Trust carpark, which has a limit but is ample on even a busy summer's day and is wonderfully staffed by some gloriously friendly national trust types. The beach itself is a 15min walk along the headland, but when you arrive... what a... More

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I have visited this little gem of a beach several times now, and it has never disappointed. Each time the view as you climb over the hill has astounded me and the beach itself would not look out of place abroad. It is without a doubt both mine and my little cavalier spaniel's favourite Welsh beach, despite living near several... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The last time we were in this area for a holiday I was 8 months pregnant, so although I'd seen the beautiful pictures of Barafundle Bay and would have loved to venture out there, I knew it wasn't happening. We decided to go back this year and I was ready to try it out! We parked at Stackpole Quay and... More

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