GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Manorbier Castle and Coast Circular Walk

2 miles (3 km)

This Norman castle near Tenby is well worth a visit. It includes pretty gardens and sits next to the coast so you can easily extend your walk to the nearby Manorbier Bay.
From the top of the castle there are excellent views of the surrounding coast and countryside.
After you have explored the castle grounds, the gardens, the dovecoteand mill you can enjoy a short stroll to the delightful Manorbier Beach.The trail will take you south to Parson's Piece and the caves at Priest's Nose. Here you could pick up the Pembrokeshire Coast Path and enjoy a walk along Manorbier Bay which lies just to the west. See the Manorbier to Freshwater East Walk for more details on this area.


SA70 7SY - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Manorbier Castle OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Manorbier Castle Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


There's a nice on site tea room selling a good range of meals, snacks, cakes and hot drinks.

Dog Walking

The castle is dog friendly with water bowls provided. The adjacent beach is also dog friendly all year round.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head east along the coast path and it will take you to the delightful Lydstep Bay. Here you could pick up the popular Tenby to Lydstep Walk and visit another historic site at Tenby Castle.
From Tenby you can also catch the ferry over to the beautiful Caldey Island where there's interesting rock formations, beautiful bays and lots of seabirds to look out for.
Head west and you can visit Freshwater West where there's a lovely beach with sand dunes and rock pools. There's also a fine circular walk around Angle Bay and the village of Angle starting from here.


Manorbier Church from Manorbier Castle - - 2032759

Manorbier Church from Manorbier Castle

Manorbier Castle from the beach. - panoramio

View towards the castle from the beach.

The beach at Presipe, Manorbier - - 2575294

The beach at Presipe

Coastline near Manorbier - - 1821002


Manorbier Bay - - 2384652

Manorbier Bay

The Kings Quoit , Manorbier Bay - - 409769

The Kings Quoit, Manorbier Bay

The village street (B4585), Manorbier - - 928809

Stone cottage on the village street. The end of the old part of the village on the lane running northwards.

The pleasantest place in Wales (apparently) - - 509631

The pleasantest place in Wales (apparently). Aside from the use of the word pleasantest (which I've surprisingly since discovered is in the dictionary) by the information board nearby - I could hardly argue - this seat has a lovely view of the castle and surrounding area - and who could also complain about its immediate surrounds... Most pleasant. I've since discovered that the quote used in the title is from Giraldus Cambrensis, a chronicler from the 12th-13th century who was born in the castle.


GPS Files

GPX File

Manorbier Castle.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)