Facilities & access


  • Parking - £2 Porthclais Harbour (NT members free); St David's (pay & display), not National Trust; Whitesands Bay (pay & display), not National Trust
  • Refreshments - at the kiosk at Porthclais Harbour or the café on Whitesands Beach
  • Shop - in St David's (National Trust)
  • Dogs - welcome, but please keep them on leads where livestock are grazing and take dog mess home
  • Pubs - in St David's
  • Enjoy a picnic along the Pembrokeshire Coast Path and on the beaches at Whitesands or Porthmelgan
  • Toilets - in the car parks at St David's, Porthclais Harbour and Whitesands (not National Trust)
  • Visitor centre - in St David's

Family & children

  • Kite flying on the beach
  • Spot birds and butterflies


  • Mobility parking - designated accessible spaces are available in St David's and Whitesands Bay car parks
  • Mobility toilets - located at Porthclais Harbour and Whitesands Bay car parks, and in the St David's National Park information centre
  • All-ability trails - wheelchair and pushchair-firendly paths around Porthclais Harbour and an easy access route to Whitesands beach
  • Pathways - pavements lead to the St David's visitor centre and shop, but most coast and countryside pathways have naturally uneven, rugged surfaces
  • Seating - benches are dotted around the coastline
  • Visitor centre - wheelchair access to St David's visitor centre and shop via the rear entrance across a relatively level gravel surface