Fishguard, located in Pembrokeshire, is situated in south west Wales. The town can be reached via a regular ferry that departs Ireland from Fishguard Harbour, located just a mile away in Goodwick. There is also a junction of the London A40 in the town as well. Visitors will enjoy visiting the nearby Pembrokeshire Coast National Park as well as the Pembrokeshire Coast Path while in the local area. The town itself is actually divided into two different parts, the lower part and the upper part. The lower part of town is a typical fishing village, while the parish church and most of the shopping venues are located in the upper part of town.
Fishguard is a coastal fishing town located in the welsh county of Pembrokeshire on the southwestern coast of Wales. Fishguard is home to a population of about three thousand three hundred. The bigger community of Goodwick and Fishguard has a collective population of about five thousand and forty three.
There is a ferry that operates regularly sailing from the harbour just outside Fishguard to Rosslare in Ireland. The town of Fishguard is apart of the National Park for the Coast of Pembrokeshire and the town is also located on the coastal path.. There is a railway station within the town, called Fishguard Harbour and this station is part of the main railway routes.
Fishguard is split into two different areas and these are Lower Fishguard and Upper Fishguard. The area that is known as Lower Fishguard is located at the point where the sea and the River Gwaun meet. The area of Lower Fishguard is located within a deep valley. Lower Fishguard is typical of a little fishing village that has a tidal quay that is short. The area of Lower Fishguard stretches as far as the slope of the valley at the northern point.
The area that is known, as Upper Fishguard is the main part of Fishguard and it is home to the high street, the parish church and also most to the more modern developments. Upper Fishguard is situated upon a hill towards the southern part of the area of Lower Fishguard. Lower Fishguard and Upper Fishguard are joined together by a hill that is steep and winding. The most western area of Upper Fishguard faces Goodwick and grew vastly during the twentieth century.