Use the Pembrokeshire Coast Path accommodation map provided to view accommodation and begin planning your journey. We have 11 unique hostels and campsites in our network on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path. Why not book a few days in one place and really get to know the nearby beaches?
What is the Pembrokeshire Coast path?
Opened in 1970, the Pembrokeshire Coast Path was the first national trail in Wales. It is an exhilarating and inspirational walk as it passes an incredible 58 beaches and 14 harbours! Handily, the entire length of the route is covered by the Pembrokeshire coastal bus service. This is because, a fair proportion of the route crosses areas that are scarcely populated. This regular bus service is very popular with walkers ferrying them to and from their overnight lodgings and means you are never too far from civilisation.
Why walk the Pembrokeshire Coast path?
The Pembrokeshire Coast Path runs for 186 miles along the most breath-taking coastline in Britain. Stretching between St Dognaels in the north to Amroth in the South, the route crosses a wonderful variety of coastal landscapes. You will walk along rugged cliff tops, descend to sheltered coves, cross wide open beaches, and meandering estuaries. As well as offering a wonderful variety of breath-taking scenery, the area is rich in bird life and coastal flowers. If you are lucky, you may also spot seals and wild ponies. On average the Pembrokeshire Coast Path takes 10 to 15 days to complete.
How long does the Pembrokeshire Coast Path take to complete?
The Pembrokeshire Coast Path (also known as the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path) is quite a challenging route. It takes on average 10-15 days to walk from end to end. The ascents and descents amount to 35,000ft, which is roughly equivalent to climbing Everest. So, a certain amount of pre-walk training is recommended. The route is very well waymarked, but as always it is a good idea to take a guidebook and map.
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Self-catering accommodation on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path
Walking the Pembrokeshire Coast Path you will find that there are plenty of hostels to stay at along the way. From picturesque, remote glamping overlooking the sea with private facilities such as an outside dining area, campfire, fully equipped camp kitchen, off grid wet room and compost loo. To an eccentric hostel in the heart of the quaint village of Fishguard with hammocks and a hot tub to relax in after a long day walking.
Why choose independent hostels and bunkhouses?
Choosing hostels as your main form of accommodation while walking the Pembrokeshire Coast Path should be a no-brainer. And here’s why…
Hostels are consistently the cheapest form of accommodation out there, meaning your long-distance adventure will not be damped by the price of accommodation.
Many of our hostels are dog friendly. Click here for the extensive list of dog-friendly hostels. This means your four-legged friend can come along on your journey and have just as much fun as you.
After an amazing day walking, the last thing you need is accommodation that doesn’t understand the needs of a long-distance walker. Thankfully, our hostels are well accustomed to hosting walkers. That’s why muddy boots are welcome. Hostels catering for walkers also often provide washing services, drying rooms and hot showers.
This route is part of the 870 mile Wales Coast Path, a natural extension for those intrepid souls among you!