South Pembrokeshire's 'secret' beaches
The beautiful lesser known beaches of south
Pembrokeshire that you don't want to miss!
In this blog piece, we give you an insight into some of the
lesser known 'secret' beaches positioned along the coast line of
Pembrokeshire - most of which are just a stone's throw from the
Celtic Haven Resort!
Adjacent to the picturesque village of Manorbier, this wonderful
beach is just a stone's throw from the resort, at just seven
minutes' drive from the resort.
The landscape rolls into a beautiful sandy beach from luscious
green dunes and offers views of the spectacular Manorbier Castle, a
Norman defence structure that originates from the
At low tide, the spot offers a sizeable area of sand for
visitors to utilise for activities. However, it is worth noting
that the currents can be strong here, so diligence is advised.
Church Doors Cove
A small rocky and sandy beach, the cove's name derives from the
unusual door-shaped hole that has been carved into the rock over
the years by the forces of the sea and wind.
The beach is accessible by taking a flight of 140 steep concrete
steps, before heading down a metal stairway that descends into the
If you're interested in checking out Church Doors Cove then it's
just a five minute drive from Celtic Haven Resort and is well worth
enjoying of an evening.
Despite its prime location between Tenby and Manorbier, the
beach is something of a wild, remote location due to the limited
accessibility of the beach, which you can get to via a footpath
through Trevayne Farm meaning there is sadly limited parking
available on the premises. Access down to the beach is by a steep
but well maintained path with steps onto the beach.
Despite the relative inaccessibility compared to beaches that
attract more attention from tourists, you are rewarded with a
scattering of pebbles that descend onto a beautiful strip of golden
Just a sixteen minute drive from the resort, this stretch of
beach is perfect for a trip or to walk the dogs!
Check out this great drone-shot footage of the beach in all its
St Govan's Chapel
One of the most unique locations within south Pembrokeshire, St
Govan's Chapel is a must visit location on your visit to the
The location is home to the incredible St Govan's Chapel, a
historic 13th Century chapel that has actually been
built into the rugged cliff sides and is accessible from the
clifftop by climbing down a set of stairs carved into the
Whilst the chapel is widely acknowledged to have been built in
the 13th Century, some experts postulate that elements
of the chapel could date back as far as the Sixth Century when
Saint Govan moved into the location's cave - some even purport that
the monk himself may have been buried under the altar on his