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If you’re looking for a location with the wow factor, you can’t get much more wow for your money than YHA Poppit Sands. Ideal for a fabulous beach break, this hostel is located on the beautiful Pembrokeshire coastline in Wales.

A must for nature lovers, the Youth Hostel is set in five acres of stunning grounds, there is plenty of room to get lost exploring during your stay. For UK coastal breaks, Poppit Sands is a number one destination. The Blue Flag beach which the hostel overlooks is occasionally visited by seals, porpoises and even bottlenose dolphins during the summer months, so see if you can spot one during your visit!

Great for family activity breaks, horse-riding, cycle hire, boat trips, good fishing spots and bird-watching hideouts are all available in the local area.

The communal areas including the dining room and self-catering kitchen have been recently refurbished to a high standard and have large picture windows where you can relax and take in the amazing views of the beach. YHA Poppit Sands is self-catering only, so prepare yourself a delicious meal inspired by your amazing surroundings. There are dorm beds and private rooms available.

YHA Poppit Sands is down a flight of 50 steps from the unloading area. There is no coach access and only limited car parking on site, but there's additional parking ½ mile away.

Hire the whole place

This hostel is occasionally made available for hire on an exclusive basis. This means that you can have the place to yourself and choose how many of your friends, family, club mates, etc., join you. We allocate availability for exclusive use in blocks, typically up to 90 days in the future. If you are looking for space to stay with us on a normal shared basis, and can’t see any availability three months or more into the future, then this hostel may be being held for Exclusive Hire. You can check availability for Exclusive Hire on our dedicated website, or use our live chat service for more information.

Self-Catering Facilities

Bring your supplies with you and cook up a storm in our self-catering kitchen. We've got two microwaves, three ovens with four hob rings, two kettles, two fridges and everything you'd need at home to make delicious meals. Beyond Poppit Sands, the Ferry Inn is a popular gastropub with a gorgeous deck over the Teifi Estuary. And Cardigan has lots of places to eat for all budgets.

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The length of our walking guides is given in miles and rounded to the nearest full mile (whole number) for simplicity. For short walks (of less than 2 miles) or walks that have a length that ends in .5, a more accurate walk length may be given in the first section of the walk introduction. For example, the Length in the header may be listed as 6 miles, and the introduction may confirm that the exact length of the walk is 5.5 miles. The walk length is calculated from the GPS file that was created by the walk author GPS tracking the walk whilst walking, using the iFootpath App GPS Tracker, meaning it is very accurate. Our bespoke tracker is particularly detailed and plots a walkers position about every 10 seconds. The tracker is calibrated to match two other reputable map and walking sources, Ordnance Survey and Nike. As with all standardised walk and map lengths, the distance does not take account of hills and slopes, just the distance you would measure using a piece of string on a flat map version of the terrain, so hilly walks will feel longer than stated. If you track the route using another GPS App or Tracker App or Fitness Device, you can expect the distance you record to be different due to different calibrations. This is particularly true of those Apps and devices that count your motion and steps – these can only guess the distance you have travelled with each step and so are much less accurate.

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