Stackpole Quay to Freshwater East #ExplorePembrokeshire

Having already walked from Freshwater East to Manorbier, and from Stackpole over to Broad Haven South it only felt right to fill in this gap of the coastal path which I’ve wanted to complete for quite some time.

When my friend visited in September it felt like the perfect opportunity to explore this new path and show her the beauty of Wales.

It is a relatively short section of the coastal path, just under 3 miles each way, totalling 6ish miles in total.

The walk was relatively easy going and quiet, it did include a fair few up and down hill sections but nothing too steep.

TIP: if you are only looking to do this walk in one direction, I thought Freshwater East to Stackpole Quay was slightly more downhill – but perhaps that was just because the walk back always seems easier, you know what to expect and can judge how far you have to go.

As for the views, they were spectacular. The entire stretch delivers breathtaking views across the ocean, and the best part? there are no detours into woodlands or inland roads, the path travels along the coast the entire time.

I am certain I won’t be neglecting this side of the coastal path again, I’d like to walk it again when the seal pups are back – there are lots of rocky secluded beaches which I thought the seals might hide away in.

Plus knowing there was a National Trust cafe at the end of our walk definitely spurred us on, I highly recommend stopping off at Stackpole Quay Tea Room for a cream tea or Pembrokeshire Promise ice cream.

Difficulty?

Moderate

Route?

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Where to park?

Depending on where you begin there is a National Trust car park at Stackpole Quay and a car park at Freshwater East.

Safe walking,

Love, AR