Pembrokeshire Coast National Park
With over 950km of footpaths, walking is an ideal way to appreciate the spectacular scenery, wildlife and history of the park.
What makes it special
- 186 miles of coastal walks, watersports, wildlife and history.
- Scenic beaches, coves and cliffs.
Other things to do nearby
If you're looking for an adrenaline rush there are plenty of activities for you to choose from here.
Take a trip to this lovely island to discover mighty cliffs, fascinating bird life and seals. Don't forget your picnic! Visit the website
The closest beach to YHA St David's is Whitesands, a short walk from the hostel which saves on parking fees.
The South Face of St David's Head offers a short 50ft climb and includes routes ideal for first time leaders. Belay setup is plentiful.
The Pembrokeshire Coast Path is within 10 minutes walk of the hostel. Walking in either direction offers some fantastic scenery - look out for seals and dolphins at certain times of the year.
Get out on your bike and explore some amazing hidden coves, or cycle across to Solva or even Newgale for a pub lunch and cool drink in the sun.
2 miles Stroll through history and visit the 'Lords of the Land' exhibition that explains the wealth and power of the medieval bishops. Visit the website
Ma Simes (formally Whitesands) Surf School & Surf Shop is situated on the Whitesands Bay on the Pembrokeshire coast. Experience the exhilaration and excitement of surfing in beautiful surroundi
A ruggedly beautiful coastline and heather moorland steeped in Celtic history. Keep an eye open for the Prehistoric archaeology.
The oldest working woollen mill in Pembrokeshire. Watch the looms at work and browse in the mill shop.
With loads to choose from you can really try anything here.
You're right on the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path at this hostel, so stop off on your way through or use the hostel as a base.
Learn to do a variety of watersports or just hire the equipment and DIY! There are a range of courses on offer to cater for all ages and abilities.
500m from the Youth Hostel 186 miles (300k) long, mostly cliff top level with 35,000 feet (11,000m) of ascent and descent. Visit the website
6 miles Explore this popular town, with pretty views over the harbour especially in Lower Fishguard. Visit the website
The main watersport in the area is surfing and you'll find some of the best swells just a short walk from the hostel.