Bosherston Lakes (Pembrokeshire)

These are a man-made lake system, they are just over 200 years old and support over 20 species of dragonfly.  The lakes were created by damming a limestone river valley and the lakes are fed partially by calcium-rich springs, they are important for their vegetation.  The site is designated as part of a SAC because of its importance for greater and lesser horseshoe bats.  The lakes form part of the Stackpole National Nature Reserve.

Opening times: Dawn to dusk

Entry fee: Free

Getting there: Car park (charges apply)

Bus timetable

Nearest train station is Pembroke (7 miles away)

Facilities: Disabled access, toilets, cafe and shop

Events: Regular events Calendar 


Part of Stackpole National Nature Reserve
Owned by the National Trust and managed in partnership with Natural Resources Wales


The ponds are near to the village of Bosherston in south Pembrokeshire.  They are part of the Stackpole Estate.   There is a National Trust tea room at Stackpole Quay.  There are toilets in each of the 3 car park.

Contact Us

Bosherston Lakes and Broad Haven South car parks
SA71 5DR

T: 01646623110

Bosherston Lakes (Pembrokeshire)