Route: From St Dogmaels to St Davids

Overview

The North section is definitely the more challenging of the walks on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path but the invigorating abundance of wild and spectacular coastal scenery throughout is ample reward.  The journey takes in a wealth of history, wildlife and wild scenery as it winds its way along a stunning and rugged coastline, through pretty villages passing along deserted, empty coves and beaches where smugglers and pirates once reigned supreme.

Commencing in the quaint village of St Dogmaels ,with the remains of a 12th Century Abbey, you will continue along the stunning and rugged coastline as you admire the dramatic, rugged geology, including The Witches Cauldron, a spectacular blowhole and the Blue Lagoon in Abereiddy, where a flooded slate quarry has formed a formidable scene.

Experience spotting Grey Seals, Dolphins and Porpoises from the high cliff tops of Pembrokeshire, including Cemaes Head, where there are fantastic views out to sea with Cardigan Island in the distance and horses grazing the land to conserve the habitats of native wildlife, including the rare Chough.

The final stretch of the journey rounds St Davids Head where there are views over Whitesands Bay and Ramsey Island.  Here, you may see Gannets diving for fish off-shore, or Peregrine Falcons leaving the high cliffs.  Finally, as you arrive in the tiny beautiful and unique Cathedral city of St Davids, the smallest city in Britain, favoured by artists, travellers and pilgrims, you will find there is a wealth of seaside shops to explore before your journey home.

Truly a rewarding experience and a walking holiday to cherish.


If, you feel that you'd like something different, just ask.


INCLUDED

All our holiday packages include:

  • Overnight accommodation staying at carefully selected B&Bs, Inns and Hotels
  • A detailed holiday pack
  • Luggage transfers
  • Transport from path to accommodations if necessary
  • Maps
  • Guidebook
  • Emergency support.

NOT INCLUDED

Our holiday packages do not include:

  • Transport to and from the start and end of the holiday, unless stated.  We can help you with your options.
  • Packed Lunches and Evening Meals
  • Travel Insurance
ROUTE PROFILE

Itinerary & Costs

This is the most challenging section of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, with high mileages and demanding terrain, but with the rewards of breath-taking views and stunning scenery. Historical landmarks mixed with natural formations are just part of the experience when walking, intersperse this with the possibility of some outstanding opportunities for those interested in bird, sea and wildlife watching, and you have a walk with something for everyone.


The Daily Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrive
St Dogmaels
Day 2: Walking
St Dogmaels to Newport
Distance: 16 miles
Day 3: Walking
Newport to Goodwick / Fishguard
Distance: 14 miles
Day 4: Walking
Goodwick / Fishguard to Abercastle
Distance: 15 miles
Day 5: Walking
Abercastle to Whitesands Bay
Distance: 15 miles
Day 6: Walking
Whitesands Bay to St Davids
Distance: 8.5 miles
Day 7: Depart
St Davids
 

What's Included

  • Accommodation for the length of your holiday including the night before you start walking and the evening after your final day's walking in good quality B&Bs, Inns and small hotels. This will be en-suite wherever possible.
  • Breakfast every morning. Evening meals can be arranged with certain accommodations for an additional charge.
  • A Personalised Holiday Pack containing maps and addresses for accommodations, pick up points and daily mileage information.
  • Luggage transfers between each accommodation. 1 bag per person up to 20 kilograms. Additional bags can be added upon request.
  • If you are crossing a river using a ferry or on foot at low tide then we will provide you with the relevant information to assist.
  • Phone line support between the hours of 0900-1900, 7 days a week for the length of your holiday.
  • If required, path to accommodation or round river transfers (free of charge)

Optional Extras

The following items are optional and can be removed to reduce the cost of your holiday.

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Holiday Summary

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Itinerary

5 Days / 6 Nights 13.5 miles daily avg


Difficulty

Rating: 3


Walkers

Number in Group: 2


What's Included
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Cost £488 per person

Based on Two people sharing a Double or Twin Room


Total Cost £976

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The Old Stable
Rear of 12 Wendron Street
Helston
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TR13 8PS

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