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Porthgain Harbour

Porthgain SA62 5BN, Wales
+44 1348 831549
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Afternoon walk

Lovely views. Good place to star gentle walk along the cost. We had stunning afternoon. Not for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
sandip R
via mobile
Sit and relax

Being lazy we just had lunch and mooched about this lovely harbour. Would like to see a few more... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kathryn A
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Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“art galleries” (22 reviews)
“coastal path” (22 reviews)
“sloop inn” (27 reviews)
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Porthgain SA62 5BN, Wales
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+44 1348 831549
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"art galleries"
in 22 reviews
"coastal path"
in 22 reviews
"sloop inn"
in 27 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 21 reviews
"blue lagoon"
in 23 reviews
"great pub"
in 9 reviews
"both sides"
in 6 reviews
"interesting history"
in 10 reviews
"slate works"
in 3 reviews
"north pembrokeshire"
in 5 reviews
"st davids"
in 8 reviews
"local pub"
in 4 reviews
"slate quarry"
in 5 reviews
"superb views"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 3 reviews
"industrial archaeology"
in 4 reviews
"cliff top walks"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely views. Good place to star gentle walk along the cost. We had stunning afternoon. Not for wheelchairs. It was quiet and serene.

Thank sandip R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being lazy we just had lunch and mooched about this lovely harbour. Would like to see a few more interpretive boards filling us in on the history of the place.

Thank Kathryn A
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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Nestling into a narrow cove is the old harbour of Porthgain. From here it is a short walk along dramatic cliff tops to the old quarry which the harbour was built to service. Old workings abound but all you will see in the harbour is...More

Thank westwalesfoodie
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Either walk to it (and enjoy the sloop) or from it (to Trefin & enjoy the ship). Nice little harbour on the coast path, well worth a visit

1  Thank Neil H
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Walked from the harbour to the blue lagoon. Easy walk on well defined path. Returned to have lunch at the Shed, dog friendly.

Thank Sarah E
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

It's industrial past sticks out like a scar on the landscape. Saying that there is a lot of history here and worth learning about. Shame there is no visitors centre or guided walks. Has potential to be developed into a more worthwhile and informative experience...More

1  Thank Appledor
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Unusual in that it is a small village harbour but with an industrial feel. Hardly surprising given its history of shipping out slate and later bricks from here. The harbour has massive walls giving just a small entrance and with the backdrop of the ruins...More

Thank Kevin S
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely views and a few little shops and a great place that does fish. We were Recommended the shed by a local waitress and we were not disappointed the harbour was a bonus

1  Thank RachaelE661
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

We visited off season and i can imagine it gets very busy in the summer months. There seemed to be plenty of parking. The harbour is very attractive and full of historical interest. Little shops, a beautiful gallery, two restaurants, walks along the coast path...More

Thank Jennifer_UK
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

A great little harbour with lots of history. It is unbelievable looking to now to imagine what went on here in the not so distant past. Very picturesque and well worth a visit.

Thank Brian P
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