Freshwater East

Freshwater East is a village in Pembrokeshire, Wales. The grid reference is: SS016984. The majority of the village is located on the cliff overlooking the bay. It is approximately 7 miles (11 km) from Pembroke by road, and 2 miles (3.2 km) south of Lamphey. Freshwater East is the site of a Green Coast Award Beach.[1] The population was 250 as of 2011 census.[2]

Freshwater East
Freshwater East Bay - geograph.org.uk - 1567080.jpg
Freshwater East Beach
Freshwater East is located in Pembrokeshire
Freshwater East
Freshwater East
Location within Pembrokeshire
Population250 
OS grid referenceSS017985
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtSA71
PoliceDyfed-Powys
FireMid and West Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
List of places
UK
Wales
Pembrokeshire
51°39′N 4°52′W / 51.65°N 4.87°W / 51.65; -4.87Coordinates: 51°39′N 4°52′W / 51.65°N 4.87°W / 51.65; -4.87

There are few services in Freshwater East apart from a pub, a twice-daily bus service to Pembroke and the surrounding villages, and Lamphey railway station on the Pembroke Dock branch of the West Wales Line operated by Transport for Wales Rail. Trains stop on request.[3][4]

In the valley there is a holiday park called Trewent Park. The beach hosts The Big Draw - art drawn on the beach along with natural items.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.visitwales.com/latest-news/2015/may/blue-flag-beaches-2015
  2. ^ https://www.nomisweb.co.uk/reports/localarea?compare=W37000131
  3. ^ "Lamphey". The Train Line. Retrieved 25 August 2017.
  4. ^ Coastal Cruiser timetable on Pembrokeshire County Council website.

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