Amroth

Amroth with its long, glorious beach, is the perfect family retreat. It is a small seaside village tucked away on the southern tip of Pembrokeshire, South-West Wales and serves as the starting point, or end point if coming the other way, of Pembrokeshire’s Coastal Path. Conveniently located just 8 miles from the seaside resort of Tenby, Amroth has plenty to offer both within the village and surrounding area. It has an array of great places to stay and offers a range of coastal walks, together with the beauty of the National Trust’s Colby woodland gardens. The beach stretches the whole length of the village and at extreme low tide one can still see the petrified forest, destroyed when sea levels rose 7000 years ago, while fossilised antlers, nuts, animal bones and Neolithic flints have been discovered.  The parish was an important anthracite coal mining area until the end of the 19th century.  Remains of mines and tramways are still visible. Ruins of Amroth Castle still remain, and one mile inland is the Anglican parish church of St Elidyr, which is a grade II listed building.

Photos courtesy of Gary Davies, Huw Owen, Dave Palmer and BK Thomas.