Pembrokeshire Coast Path - 7 Days & 6 Nights (North)
Day 1: Arrive St Davids and overnight
Day 2: Walk to Whitesands Bay/overnight St Davids: 8.5m
Day 3: Walk to Trefin: 11.5m
Day 4: Walk to Fishguard: 20.5m
Day 5: Walk to Newport: 11m
Day 6: Walk to St Dogmaels/Cardigan: 16m
Day 7: Onward Travel
You will stay in carefully selected walker friendly B&B’s,
guesthouses, country pubs and small hotels. Your room will have an
ensuite wherever possible. A delicious breakfast is always included.
If you require single rooms within your party we will always try and
accommodate you subject to availability. A single supplement is payable.
This walking holiday is available to solo walkers but as we incur
additional baggage transfer costs there is a solo walker supplement
A hearty breakfast is included each morning. Lunch and dinner are not
included. Most of your accommodation will be more than happy to provide
a packed lunch on request. Dinner is available either at your
accommodation or at nearby pubs or restaurants.
Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate walkers with dogs as many of the accommodation providers do not accept pets.
Some of the images we have used for this tour have been supplied from
the Welsh Tourist Board. Crown Copyright (2010) Visit Wales.
The Coach House - St David's
A warm welcome and delicious choice of breakfast awaits at The Coach
House. St Davids is the smallest city in Britain due to its wonderful
cathedral and it’s a great place to stop.
Garn Isaf - Abercastle
Garn Isaf has been a homestead since the 16th Century and has now
been completely modernised to create comfort and style for B&B
Manor Town House - Fishguard
Relax in your individually decorated rooms, many with original
fireplaces and antique furniture. Manor Town House has a beautiful
terrace where you can sit and enjoy a fine ale after a hard days
Bryn - Newport
This elegant Georgian Town House is a wonderful rest stop on the
Coast Path, with many of the rooms having views over Newport’s stunning
bay and some with views of Dinas Head.
Llety Teifi - Cardigan
Llety Teifi is a relaxed family run Boutique style Guest House accommodation in Cardigan.
The Pembrokeshire Coast Path is available to start on any date during the season. Select your preferred start date on the calendar to book your trip.
Daily door to door baggage transfer is included in the cost of your holiday. We ask you to limit your luggage to one bag of up to 15kg per person.
Your information pack has a detailed equipment list which includes standard walking gear such as good walking boots or shoes, warm and waterproof clothes and a day pack.
There is a great wealth of information on the National Trail Website and this also has up to date diversions so it is worth a look before you set off on your walk.
Another good website is the Visit Pembrokeshire Website which has detailed information and may help with deciding on which part of the trail you are looking to walk.
The Pembrokeshire Coast Path is well waymarked with wooden posts and acorn symbols. The walk is on well maintained footpaths, clifftops, beaches and woodland trails. It does involve some steep ascent and descent especially in the Northern Sections of the Path.
Our itineraries and guide book are written from South to North although the itineraries can be reversed if necessary.
Additional Nights and Extensions
Many of our clients choose to add extra nights along the walk to sample more of the wonderful walking and attractions available on the Coast Path.
St Davids, Pembroke and Tenby are great choices for extra days. Solva is a magical village tucked into the hillside and there are plenty of circular walks over the cliffs that can demand an extra day.
The distances and ascent/descents are approximations of the recommended routes. Please be prepared by packing all necessary items, for example, proper rain gear (jacket and pants), sun hat, sunscreen. Your information pack has a detailed equipment list which includes standard walking gear such as good walking boots or shoes, warm and waterproof clothes for the cooler months and lightweight clothing for summer, and a day pack.
It is a requirement of booking this tour with Macs Adventure that you have suitable travel insurance which covers you for the activity and emergency evacuation and hospital care.
Getting to and from St Davids
By Bus—St Davids doesn't have a train station but you can reach the city by bus. From Swansea it takes approx 3 hrs.
Getting back from St Dogmaels
By Rail/Bus—From St Dogmaels the best way to travel is to catch the bus back to Fishguard (35mins) and then the train to Cardiff (1hr 30). A good source of reference for travel details is the travel
line website: www.traveline.org.uk. We can also provide a telephone number for a taxi firm who will take you all the way back to Amroth for a reasonable cost.
- Bed and breakfast accommodation in ensuite rooms wherever possible.
- Door to door baggage transfer.
- A detailed info pack, guide book and map.
- Emergency telephone support from our office in the event of a problem.
- Lunches, dinners, snacks and drinks
- Entrance fees (where applicable)
- Transport should you need to skip a stage
- Travel Insurance
- Solo walker supplement
- Additional nights
We are often asked the following questions and we hope that you will
find the answers useful. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have
any other questions.
How fit do I need to be?
We offer a range of itineraries with differing daily distances so you
can find an itinerary that suits your preferred level of activity. If
you currently don’t enjoy an active lifestyle we suggest regular walking
in hilly terrain supplemented by cardio vascular exercise prior to your
walk. A good gym or personal trainer will be able to draw up a
personalised training programme.
How far in advance do I need to book?
We suggest you book as soon as your plans are finalised as the
Pembrokeshire Coast Path is extremely popular especially over April/May
and July/August. You will find up to date availability on our website
and we will always try and accommodate your plans.
What personal equipment do I need?
You will need good walking shoes/boots (ideally waterproof),
comfortable walking clothes, waterproof jacket and trousers, a daypack
and hats/gloves etc.
When is the best time of year?
This walking holiday is best enjoyed between March and mid October.
Springtime weather can be changeable but usually is the driest time of
year, from March to June.
Am I able to take my dog?
Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate walkers with dogs as many of the accommodation providers we use do not accept pets.
What happens if I can’t walk a stage?
You can use public transport or local taxis to continue to your next
overnight stop. In some cases the baggage transfer service that takes
your bags on to your next accommodation may be able to assist. Our
office can assist with helpful advice should you need to arrange
transport for yourself or anyone in your party.