Groups of people on make-shift rafts

Watersports in Broad Haven

Overview

With loads to choose from you can really try anything here. You've got to experience the surf of the Pembrokeshire coast - it's not just Cornwall that's great for taking your first paddle or honing your skills. There are plenty of surf schools in the area suitable for age 7 and over.

What makes it special

  • Great for your first paddle
  • Plenty of choice
  • Great surf

Hostels nearby

Watersports in Broad Haven

Haverfordwes, Pembrokeshire, SA62 3JR

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SM 86075 13594

Lat/Lng: 51.783214, -5.0988474

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

Other things to do nearby

Solva Woollen Mill

Solva Woollen Mill

The oldest working woollen mill in Pembrokeshire. Watch the looms at work and browse in the mill shop.

Pembrokeshire Coastal Path

Pembrokeshire Coastal Path

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  

Watersports in Manorbier

Watersports in Manorbier

The main watersport in the area is surfing and you'll find some of the best swells just a short walk from the hostel.

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

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.     Visit the website

Picton Castle

Picton Castle

A stunning stately home, Picton Castle has 40 acres of some of the most beautiful woodland gardens and grounds in West Wales.  There is a Secret Owl Garden where you can meet 25 species of owls.

Boy abseiling down a rock face

TYF Adventure

If you're looking for an adrenaline rush there are plenty of activities for you to choose from here.

Ramsey Island Boat Tours

Ramsey Island Boat Tours

Take a trip to this lovely island to discover mighty cliffs, fascinating bird life and seals. Don't forget your picnic!       Visit the website

Water sports

Watersports in St Davids

The closest beach to YHA St David's is Whitesands, a short walk from the hostel which saves on parking fees.

climbing

Climbing in St Davids

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.

Cycling

Cycling in St Davids

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.

Walking

Walking and Rambling in St Davids

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.

Bishop’s Palace

Bishop’s Palace

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  

Pembroke Castle

Pembroke Castle

This mighty fortress is largely intact and its endless passages, tunnels and stairways are great to explore. Make sure you don't miss the medieval life exhibitions.

View of a vineyard at sunset

Cwm Deri Vineyard and Estate

Stroll through a vineyard surrounded by the stunning beauty of the Pembrokeshire National Park - a unique attraction which isn't often seen in the UK climate.