Freshwater West and Gupton Farm | Day Out With The Kids

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Freshwater West and Gupton Farm

  • Castlemartin
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Beaches

Attraction Currently Closed

As a result of the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, all National Trust sites, including parks, garden and all car parks, will be closed to the public until further notice. We'll keep this updated with news of opening/closure changes, but always recommend to check before you travel.

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Attraction Information

Wondering where to go for your next family weekend? Freshwater West and Gupton Farm make the perfect combo - a large sandy beach and a huge campsite nearby. It’s a great place to go over the weekend and enjoy the beautiful Welsh coast.

Adventurers and nature lovers both feel at home at Freshwater West. It’s a wild stretch of sand, perfect for surfing. This is your chance to introduce your tiny adventurers to the joys of catching a wave!

But if you’d rather just chill out in the sun, you’re welcome to just stretch your towel and work on your tan while the kids build sandcastles...And for the Harry Potter fans, you may recognise Freshwater West as the real-life location of Dobby’s Shell Cottage.

Fancy staying in the area overnight? Enjoy a quiet night under the stars at the Gupton Farm campsite. Pembrokeshire will wow you even after dark! Rather sleep indoors? Gupton Farm also has farmhouse accommodation for those who like their comfort. After a good night’s sleep, head out and explore a network of footpaths, perfect for family walks and wildlife spotting.

  • Go surfing at Freshwater West
  • See Dobby’s Shell Cottage from Harry Potter
  • Enjoy a night at Gupton Farm

Opening hours

Open all year round. Campsite open April - September.


Free entry - car parking charges apply to non-members.

Travel & Contact Information


Freshwater West, Castlemartin, Pembrokeshire, SA71 5HW, Wales

Phone number

01646 661640



Click here to visit Freshwater West and Gupton Farm's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Freshwater West and Gupton Farm has not told us about their dining options.

Freshwater West and Gupton Farm has not told us if they are fully wheelchair friendly.

Yes, Freshwater West and Gupton Farm have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Freshwater West and Gupton Farm has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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