Walking

Walking trail

Marloes Sands and Mere walk

Walking trail

A coastal path with magnificent island views and seascapes. Inland there's the Mere with breeding and migrant wetland birds.

Walking boots on the coast path

Map

Marloes Sands and Mere walk

Start:

Marloes Sands car park, grid ref: SM789082

1

From the south end of Marloes Sands car park turn right by the emergency phone, following signs to the toilets.

2

A short distance after the toilets, take the path to the left through a self-closing gate signposted to the beach.

3

At the next self-closing gate you'll be able to see the islands of Skokholm and Gateholm.

4

When you get to the coast path you'll see Marloes Sands to your left. You turn right here, and continue towards Gateholm Island.

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5

As you come level with Gateholm, Skokholm is ahead of you with Skomer coming into view on the right. Take the path inland on the right.

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Aerial view of Gateholm Island

6

Turn right at the lane.

7

As you walk back along the lane, look for wetland birds on Marloes Mere to your left. Spend some time in the bird hide before retracing your steps back to the car park.

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End:

Marloes Sands car park, grid ref: SM789082

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Marloes Sands and Mere walk

Terrain

Moderate to rugged coast path, some gradients and gates.

Marloes Sands and Mere walk

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Marloes Sands and Mere walk

How to get here

Address
Marloes Peninsula, Pembrokeshire
By train

Haverfordwest 12 miles (19.3km), Milford Haven 9 miles (14.5km) and Pembroke Dock 13 miles (20.9km). See Traveline-Cymru for details.

By road

B4327 from Haverfordwest to Dale. After Mullock Bridge (near Dale) take right hand turn signposted to Marloes and Skomer Embarkation. Follow road through Marloes to Marloes Sands car park.

By bus

The Puffin Shuttle runs from Haverfordwest to Marloes from May to September. See Traveline-Cymru for details.

By bicycle

NCN Route 4 runs through Haverfordwest, then as for car journey. See Sustrans for details.

Marloes Sands and Mere walk

Facilities and access

  • Dogs welcome, please clear up after your dog and keep on a lead where there is livestock.