GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Strumble Head

2 miles (3 km)

This circular walk takes you to this wonderful rocky headland on the Pembrokeshire coast. Strumble Head is a great place for wildlife watching with porpoises and seals regular visitors to the seas below. It's a lovely area with the well known Strumble Head Lighthouse and a beautiful coastline with views towards Dinas HeadandCardigan Bay.
This walk starts off at the Strumble Head car park and takes you along the Pembrokeshire Coast Path to Porthsychan before returning through the countryside on a country lane. The final stretch back to the car park has great views of the lighthouse for most of the way.
If you'd like to extend your walk you could head south along the Pembrokeshire Coast Path to the rocky volcanic outcrop Garn Fawr where you will find an Iron Age Hillfort and spectacular views of the surrounding area.


SA64 0JL - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Strumble Head OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Strumble Head Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Dog Walking

Fit dogs will love the bracing walk along the headland.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head east to the other side of Fishguard and there's a similar walk at Dinas Head. The wonderful headland includes the splendid 16th century Old Sailors pub right next to Pwllgwaelod Beach. There's also fabulous views of Cardigan Bay, Fishguard Bay, Snowdonia and the Llyn Peninsula from the elevated position of the headland.
Just east of Dinas Head is the delightful town of Newport. The picturesque settlement is well worth visiting with its sandy beach, excellent variety of shops and cafes, and some fine trails along the River NevernEstuary.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Strumble Head Lighthouse - - 197040

Strumble Head Lighthouse on a beautiful day during the summer of 2006

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Colourful heather on the headland in August 2007

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Cliffs and countryside

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This view from the south shows the separate island topped by the lighthouse and the bridge connecting it to the mainland.

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Car Park at the site. The minor road from Tresinwen ends at the small car park with a view of Strumble Head lighthouse on Ynys Meicel and Carreg Onnen Bay.

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Wildlife observatory Strumble Head. This WW2 coastal lookout post was opened as a bird observation point in 1988 and is renowned as a place to watch seabirds and track migration. Over the last decade or so it has also achieved renown for monitoring cetaceans and other marine creatures under the guiding hand of the indefatigable Cliff Benson of West Wales Sea Trust


GPS Files

GPX File

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

Memory Map Route

Strumble Head.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)