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Newport Pembrokeshire Walks - Near and Around

4 miles (6 km)

This lovely small town sits in a fantastic spot on the Pembrokeshire coast. With the Carningli Mountain as a backdrop, coastal paths, a nice beach and some fine river estuary trails it's a splendid place for a scenic walk.
This walk takes you along a section of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path to the lovely beach at Newport Sands. Here the waymarked path runs along the picturesque River NevernEstuary. Along the way you'll pass the anicent Carreg Coetan burial chamber just before crossing Newport Bridge over the river. The chamber dates from around 3000 BC and is ascheduled ancient monument. The walk finishes at the Newport Sands beach where there's attractive sand dunes and the opportunity to wade across to Newport Parrog at low tide.
To continue your walking around Newport follow the coast path west to visit one of the area's highlights at Dinas Head. The headland is a great place for sea birds and commands wonderful views towards the beautiful Llyn Peninsula.

Postcode

SA42 0SY - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Newport Pembrokeshire OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Newport Pembrokeshire Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Newport Pembrokeshire

  • Dinas Head - Enjoy stunning coastal views on this circular walk on the Pembrokeshire Coast
  • Gwaun Valley - This walk takes you through the delightful Gwaun Valley, near Fishguard
  • Strumble Head - This circular walk takes you to this wonderful rocky headland on the Pembrokeshire coast
  • Fishguard - The town of Fishguard is located in a wonderful location on the Pembrokeshire Coast
  • Pentre Ifan - Visit the largest and most well preservedneolithicdolmeninWales on this fascinating walk in Pembrokeshire
  • Preseli Hills Golden Road - This splendid walking trail runs right along the spine of the Preseli Hills giving wonderful views of the area
  • Ceibwr Bay - This walk explores the beautiful Ceibwr Bay on the Pembrokeshire Coast near Cardigan.
  • Carn Ingli - This walk climbs to Carn Ingli mountain in thePreseli Hills of Pembrokeshire

Pubs/Cafes

The town is great for eating and drinking with lots of different options to choose from. One option is the splendid Pwnc Cafe where you'll find a first class bacon butty and a quirky interior with bicylces hung on the walls. You can find them at Old Sessions House, East St, SA42 0SY.
The Golden Lion is another good choice. It's a very large and historic inn, dating back over 300 years. They have a good bar and a restaurant serving fine dishes plus a marquee and garden outside if the sun is shining. You can find them on East St at postcode SA42 0SY for your sat navs.

Dog Walking

The coastal paths make for a fine dog walk and the Golden Lion mentioned above is very dog friendly. Treats and water are generall available here for your four legged friend. The town's beach is also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head north along the coast path and you could visit Ceibwr Bay. The beautiful National Trust owned area has some wonderful cliff tops with seals and dolphins to look out for in the waters below.
Head south and you can try the climb to Carn Ingli in thePreseli Hills. It's a worthy climb with a number of fascinating ancient sites dating from the Iron Age and the Bronze Age. There's also some glorious views to the coast from the summit. There's a public car park just a couple of miles south of Newport where you can start the walk.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Pembrokeshire Coast Walks page.

Photos

Church Street, Newport, Pembrokeshire - geograph.org.uk - 1803622

Church Street, Newport, Pembrokeshire

Market Street, Newport - geograph.org.uk - 2580731

Market Street, Newport

Looking down the Afon Nyfer estuary from Newport Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 2094245

Looking down the Afon Nyfer estuary from Newport Bridge

Carreg Coetan burial chamber. - geograph.org.uk - 1044642

Carreg Coetan burial chamber. Despite appearances, the capstone only rests on 3 of the supporting stones. It somehow manages to 'hover' about half an inch above the furthest one in this view, although you have to look fairly carefully to see it.

Carn Ingli from Newport Beach - geograph.org.uk - 296538

Carn Ingli from Newport Beach. The sand dunes at back of the beach with Carn Ingli beyond. The mountain is over 1000 feet high and has the remains of an Iron Age fort at the top.

Afon Nyfer estuary - geograph.org.uk - 3007461

Afon Nyfer estuary

Newport Sands from the Pembrokeshire Coast Path - geograph.org.uk - 3007478

Newport Sands from the Pembrokeshire Coast Path

Sand Yachting on Newport Beach - geograph.org.uk - 315591

Sand Yachting on Newport Beach

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