Stackpole (Stagbwll) attractions

Beach in Stackpole (Stagbwll)

Barafundle Bay

Regularly voted one of Britain's most beautiful beaches, Barafundle Bay is a scenic 10-minute walk south along the coast path from Stackpole Quay (turn right). It is a gorgeous spot but its reputation has put paid t…
Church in Stackpole (Stagbwll)

St Govan's Chapel

One of the most dramatic sights on this extraordinary stretch of coast is this 13th-century chapel, wedged into a slot in the cliffs, just out of reach of the sea. Steps hacked into the rock lead down through the em…
Lake in Stackpole (Stagbwll)

Bosherston Lily Ponds

Criss-crossed by a network of footpaths and wooden bridges, these famous ponds are a wonderfully tranquil spot for a stroll. The lilies bloom in June and July but the surrounding woodlands are full of wildlife year-…
Nature Reserve in Stackpole (Stagbwll)

Stackpole Estate

The National Trust's Stackpole Estate takes in 8 miles of coast, including two fine beaches (Barafundle Bay and Broad Haven South), a wooded valley and the Bosherston Lily Ponds, a system of artificial lakes famous …
Beach in Stackpole (Stagbwll)

Broad Haven South

A mile southeast of Bosherston village, this beautiful golden-sand beach is framed by grey limestone cliffs and pointed sea stacks. The beach was formed in the 1860s by the erection of the dam that created the Boshe…
Church in Stackpole (Stagbwll)

Stackpole Elidor Church

This pretty little church is nestled in a wooded valley; its earliest parts date back to the 12th century, with 14th-century vaulting in the transepts and a 6th-century memorial stone set beneath the window in the s…
Harbour in Stackpole (Stagbwll)

Stackpole Quay

The tiny picturesque harbour of Stackpole Quay marks the point where pink and purple sandstone gives way to the massive grey limestone that dominates the South Pembrokeshire coast from here to Freshwater West. There…
Landmark in Stackpole (Stagbwll)

Elegug Stack Rocks

Picturesque in the extreme, these two isolated pillars of rock rise steeply from the sea. The rocks are an important nesting site for guillemots and kittiwakes, which can be seen throughout spring and early summer. …
Landmark in Stackpole (Stagbwll)

Huntsman's Leap

A spectacular gash in the cliffs with near-vertical walls, Huntsman's Leap is famed as one of Britain's best sea-cliff climbing locations. The sheer sides are often dotted with rock climbers and it makes a good shor…