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Manorbier to Freshwater East





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Pembrokeshire’s coast is absolutely beautiful there are so many walks you can take to fully immerse yourself in this part of the world. This stunning walk from Manorbier to Freshwater East and back takes in some of the most dramatic scenes on the Pembrokeshire coastal path.

We love to try different walking routes when visiting Tenby. It’s a great way to explore the coastline, capture some stunning photos and spot wildlife.  Here’s all you need to know to give it a go on your next visit

Tenby to Manorbier walk

Manorbier to Freshwater East Coastal Walk | 12km

Starting in Manorbier by the beautiful castle. You join the coastal path and follow the coastal path with the sea to your left.
With nothing between you and Freshwater East (6km), other than beautiful scenery, make sure you have everything you need for refreshments, and a stop in the stunning Swanlake Bay, which you will probably have all to yourself. This is walk all about the scenery, and a pint at The Freshwater Inn, before retracing your steps and heading back to Manorbier.

Kings Quoit burial chamber Manorbier Beach

Surfing is possible in winter, and the beach is popular in summer. There is a cafe, toilet and parking.The Freshwater Inn is the village pub, serving food. The dunes, known as The Burrows, are a nature reserve. A reasonable level of fitness is required for this walk along the coastal path. The paths are varied and uneven in places. This section of the coastal path is undulating without any big inclines or declines. You need a head for heights on this walk, but the views are breath-taking.

Walking Manorbier to Lydstep via Skrinkle Haven

Freshwater derives its name from the stream that provided fresh water for ships. In Victorian times it became popular as a bathing venue.
There are few paths to take back to Manorbier apart from the coastal path so start your walk back and follow the same route enjoying what you have done in reverse. 

As you arrive back into Manorbier, you have another option for refreshments at the fabulous Castle Inn.

Let us know if you have ever completed this route in the comments, we love to hear your experiences.

Download the Komoot App

If you install the Komoot outdoor app to your phone, you can download and follow the route above and our other guided walks Around Tenby.