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Solva - Whitesands Beach

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

Pembrokeshire Coast Path

Hiking Difficult

20 km
425 m
431 m
4-5 hrs
Low Point
4 m
High Point
57 m
Solva - Whitesands Beach Map

This is a popular hiking route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's remote, it features high exposure and is typically done between March and October. From a low point of 4 m to the maximum altitude of 57 m, the route covers 20 km, 425 vertical metres of ascent and 431 vertical metres of descent.


Wonderful views out to Ramsey Island and great beaches along the way.



Hiking trails where obstacles such as rocks or roots are prevalent. Some obstacles can require care to step over or around. At times, the trail can be worn and eroded. The grade of the trail is generally quite steep, and can often lead to strenuous hiking.

High Exposure

3 out of 4

Some trail sections have exposed ledges or steep ascents/descents where falling could cause serious injury.


2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

between March and October


  • Wildlife
  • Picturesque
  • Wild flowers
  • Water features

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