Cefn Sidan Beach, Pembrey

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Wales Coast Awards - Blue Flag 2024

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 .

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.

Dogs not allowed on the main mile of the beach May - end September.

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  • Disabled toilets


  • On-site catering
  • Picnic site


  • Children welcome


  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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

Accessible by Public Transport: Pembrey & Burry Port station is 4 miles away.

Cefn Sidan Beach, Pembrey


Pembrey Country Park, Pembrey, Carmarthenshire, SA16 0EJ

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