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Poppit West Beach

(Poppit Sands)

Pembrokeshire, Wales

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Located within Cardigan Bay and measuring approximately 600 metres in length, this north west facing bay is backed by sand dunes and is divided by the River Teifi, which flows onto the beach.

The land surrounding the beach is predominantly agricultural, with the town of Cardigan located approximately 3 kilometres south east of Poppit Sands. The coastal waters and coastal belt form part of the Cardigan Bay Special Area of Conservation, confirming the high conservation status of the area. The bathing water also lies within Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

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Weather and tides for Monday 26 July

Chance of rain 43%
Min temp. 15°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 7mph
Tomorrow (Tuesday)
Chance of rain 64%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 9mph
Max UV Index

The tide at Poppit West Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 10:21 PM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 5:31 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   16.4°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Poppit West Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park (1.4 miles)
A Bay To Remember Wildlife Boat Trips (1.7 miles)
St. Dogmaels Abbey (1.9 miles)
Theatr Mwldan (2.1 miles)
Cardigan Castle (2.3 miles)
Cardigan Bay Active (2.4 miles)
Welsh Wildlife Centre (3.1 miles)
Cilgerran Castle (4.3 miles)

Places to eat near Poppit West Beach

Poppit Sands Beach Cafe (180 yards)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Gwbert

Location type: Rural

OS Grid: SN153486

Country: Wales

Local Authority: Pembrokeshire

Parish: St. Dogmaels

Nearest postcode: SA43 3LR

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Visitor information for Poppit West Beach, Pembrokeshire, Wales. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

British Beaches is a Good Stuff website. Mon, 26 Jul 2021 21:58:41 +0100