Whats On

2nd September 2023 - Porthmawr Surf Lifesaving Club - West Wales Surf Lifesaving Championships - starting at 9am.

2nd June - Jubilee 'Queens Castle' Sandcastle Competition, Whitesands Beach 1100-300 (part of St Davids Cathedral Festival).

28th May - Ramsey Island Rowing Challenge - 8 mile races around the island organised by Solva Rowing & Watersports Club.

5th June 2021 - The Wave sand art on Whitesands Beach, starting at 0800, Climate Change awareness leading up to G7 Summit.

7th June 2021 - Archaeological dig St Patrick's Chapel begins, next to beach (for 6 weeks).

15th April 2021 - Michael Ball, the singer, filming on the beach.

19th December 2020 - From Midnight, Level 4 lockdown.  Therefore no New Year's Swim 2021 at Whitesands.

Early August annually - Whitesands Sand Church Competition - St Davids Peninsula Tourist Association (stdavidsinfo.org.uk)

1st August 2020 - Shared facilities open on campsites (Shower Blocks, Toilets).

29th July 2020 - Campsites open.

11th July 2020 - self-contained accommodation (holiday cottages, residential caravans) open; and self-contained campervans and motorhomes on campsites (but not tents).

6th July 2020 - Pembrokeshire Coast Path opened, and the "5 miles rule" lifted.

20th June 2020 - Whitesands Car Park (foc until further notice) and Public Conveniences open (40p), Lifeguards return to the beach.

23rd March 2020 - UK wide lockdown due to coronavirus: Whitesands Beach car park closed and access to coast path.

18th May 2019  -  Round Ramsey Island Rowing Race; boats depart Whitesands Beach (for details look at https://www.solvarowingclub.co.uk/ramsey-race/):


26th July 2019 - Welsh Masters Championship - Surf Lifesaving Competition.

1st August 2019  -  1130 to 1530 - Whitesands Sandcastle Competition - free entry - £20 prize:


10th August 2019 - Porthmawr (Whitesands) Nipper Carnival (Surf Lifesaving Competition for Youngsters).

7-8th September 2019 - Whitesands Beach - Surf Life Saving GB Open Championships: http://www.slsgb.org.uk

9-27th September 2019 - "Ancient Connections" guided tour of St Patrick's Chapel archaeological dig:

 New Year Swim - Wednesday 1st January 2020 - St Davids Penknife Club - Meet at Whitesands 1100 for swim at Mid-Day:

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