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Presipe Bay Beach








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A Geologist's Dream Beach with Stunning Cliffs and Fossil Treasures

Welcome to Presipe Bay Beach, a true hidden gem nestled along the picturesque Pembrokeshire coast. With its expansive golden sands and breathtaking sandstone cliffs, this beach offers a tranquil escape from the bustling world. Get ready to embark on a unique coastal adventure where nature’s wonders and geological marvels await.

Presipe Bay Beach is renowned for its majestic cliffs that rise steeply above the shoreline, creating a dramatic backdrop against the sparkling sea. These towering red cliffs are not only awe-inspiring but also hold a secret treasure trove for geologists. Fossils are abundant in the rocks, making it a paradise for those with a passion for discovering ancient remnants of the past.

As you explore the beach, keep in mind the ever-changing tides

It’s essential to check the tide times before your visit, as the beach significantly reduces in size as the tide rolls in. Witness the transformation of the coastline as the ebb and flow of the tides create a dynamic and ever-evolving landscape.

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To reach Presipe Bay Beach, the Pembrokeshire coastal path is your gateway

There are two primary access points to consider. Firstly, you can park for free at Skrinkle Haven and follow the path along the perimeter of the Air Defence Range. As you walk across the field and reach a gate, you’ll find yourself descending the steps that lead to the mesmerising Presipe Beach. 

Alternatively, you can access the beach from Manorbier by using the Pay and Display car park at Manorbier Beach. From there, a scenic coastal path will guide you to the captivating shores of Presipe Bay.

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While at Presipe Bay, you may have the chance to witness an extraordinary spectacle

The Royal Artillery Range at Manorbier occasionally launches drones for target practice, offering a unique glimpse into military operations. Keep an eye out for the dates and times of planned live firings, which can be found on the official Manorbier firing range notice.

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Presipe Bay Beach is more than just a hidden gem

it’s a place where natural beauty and geological wonders intertwine. Immerse yourself in the serenity of the shoreline, explore the fossil-rich cliffs, and let the captivating scenery of Presipe Bay leave an indelible mark on your coastal adventures.

If you’re planning to visit Presipe Bay Beach with your furry friend, you’re in for a treat!

This hidden gem welcomes well-behaved dogs, allowing them to enjoy the sandy shores and refreshing waters alongside you. However, it’s important to note that while the beach itself is dog-friendly, the coastal path leading to Presipe Bay requires some caution. As you embark on the scenic walk, keep your dog on a leash and be mindful of any potential hazards along the path. With responsible pet ownership and a keen eye on your surroundings, you and your four-legged companion can have a memorable and enjoyable adventure at Presipe Bay Beach.

If you’re heading to Presipe Bay Beach for a day of sun, sea and sand, don’t forget to download the Pay by Phone app before you go.

That way, you can top up your parking without having to worry about getting back to your car. And with the app, it’s easy to extend your stay if you want to stay a while longer.