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Enjoy Milford Haven Waterway

The Milford Haven Waterway is a perfect destination for all marine leisure activity, with 26 miles or so of navigable water on offer flowing through Britain’s only coastal National Park. There is a wide range of activities on offer up and down the waterway, from cruiser sailing to wildlife watching.

Enjoy Milford Haven Waterway

The Milford Haven Waterway is the largest estuary in Wales and one of the deepest natural harbours in the world. The whole Haven is included in a European Marine Special Area of Conservation – the highest designation in Europe, and many foreshores are designated as Sites of Special Scientific Interest.

Enjoy Milford Haven Waterway

An abundance of wildlife can be found along the waterway, along with many places of historical interest such as the towns of Milford Haven and Pembroke Dock. It is also a very busy shipping channel with a mixture of ferries, oil tankers and pleasure craft operating in the waters.

2017 is the Year of Legends

2017 is Wales’ Year of Legends and now is the time to get inspired and dive into something legendary. There is no better place then Pembrokeshire to experience this. With the UK’s only coastal National Park on our doorstep, plus a wide range of businesses offering opportunities for you to get involved in activities – why go anywhere else?

It’s time to #FindYourEpic

The Milford Haven Waterway has so much on offer for those seeking adventure. Use the tabs above for inspiration of what you can see and do here, and check out our map for more details of where to go. It is important to stay safe when visiting the waterway – please make sure you have a read through the tides and safety information. Follow the Marine Code to help protect and preserve the marine wildlife that makes Pembrokeshire so special.

Most of all, enjoy your time on the Milford Haven Waterway!

Celebrate #WalesAdventure

Milford Haven Museum

Milford Haven Museum is a maritime and heritage museum, housed in one of the oldest buildings in Milford Haven. The collection reflects the maritime history of the town, and in 2016 was awarded the Hidden Gem Accolade by Visit Wales.


Cruiser Sailing

Sailing around the coastal and inshore waters of Pembrokeshire is a wonderful way to explore this world famous and protected coastline.


Dinghy Sailing

The Milford Haven Waterway is a dinghy sailing paradise with stunning scenery, abundant wildlife and all the supporting infrastructure you could ever need.



Kayaking on the Waterway provides an endless array of opportunities to both locals and visitors.


Wildlife Watching

Pembrokeshire’s spectacular coastline and coastal seas contain wildlife populations that are not only nationally, but also internationally important.



Steep walls, caves, reefs, mounts, off shore islands and wrecks aplenty make Pembrokeshire an ideal diving destination.



Pembrokeshire has a number of beaches and areas of coastline that are perfect for all levels of windsurfing.


Power Boating

The waterway has 26 or so miles of sheltered boating to offer away from the open coast, you would be hard pushed to find a better boating destination anywhere on the planet!


Sea Angling

The fishing in Pembrokeshire is some of the best to be had anywhere in Britain and as the county is surrounded by sea on three sides, fish are never far away.



Rowing is one of the fastest growing sports in the county and attracts all ages from children to eager adults.