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Pendine Events and Activities 2018
Pendine Events and Activities 2018
We are still negotiating some events for 2018 and as details are finalised they will be published here.
The beach parking area will potentially open from Easter until the end of September depending on weather, tides and likely visitor numbers. When the parking area is open there will be a charge of £4. Only authorised vehicles are allowed to move out of this area or on to the beach at other times.
The lifeguard service will be available from July until September between 10.00 -18.00. Exact dates to be confirmed.
Launching of Boats
Only current members of Pendine Boat Club, Llanmiloe Boat Club and Pendine Personal Water Craft Club may launch boats off the beach. Boats must be launched and return via the designated boat lane. Boats are forbidden to enter the designated swimming area.
We have links with a number of sea angling clubs who hold competitions throughout the year.
The council lets out the beach for film purposes. Sometimes these productions are for advertising, but also companies make programmes for TV and film for cinema.
Easter Saturday, March 31st sees the return to the sands after an absence of nearly 70 years of the Welsh TT.
In memory of the WELSH TT , in conjunction with Pendine Community Council , an oval speedway/short-track circuit racing for Solo motorcycles .
Back in the roaring twenties , the Welsh TT , later known as the Welsh 100 , drew up to 40,000 spectators to the seaside village of Pendine. This was more crowd than an International rugby match in those days !.
Sir Lawrence of Arabia was a regular competitor on the beach and took many wins on his Brough Superior SS100 motorcycle. In fact , the founder of Brough motorcycles , renamed his house in England “Pendine” due to the success of his motorcycles at Pendine Sands Welsh TT events.
We cannot replicate the 100 mile , 2.5 lap circuit used in those days , but we plan an event similar to speedway but with varied types of solo motorcycles and quads. We expect to attract riders from the age of 3 yrs to 73yrs old from all parts of the UK. Free entry to any walking spectators , £4 entry to vehicles on the beach. For further details go to:
Straightliners Speed Event 12th & 13th May
This is a Top Speed event run at Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire, South Wales. The distances competed on will vary depending on the course dictated to by the tides and the sand. The current record by Terry Smith stands at 194.589MPH on a Suzuki Hayabusa 1396cc over a distance of 1.5 miles from a standing start. Straightliners runs the Bonneville Classes at this event and in 2017 will be 13-14th May and 23-24th September 2017.Straight
For further details see: https://straightlinersonline.co.uk/events/event/106-pendine-sands-12-13th-may.html
The Vintage Hot Rod Association presents:
Pendine Sands Hot Rod Races
30th June & 1st July 2018
For further details see: http://www.vhra.co.uk/VHRA/Pendine_Sands.html
Pendine Sands 22nd to 23rd September 2018
This is a Top Speed Records event run at Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire, South Wales The distances competed on will vary depending on the course dictated to by the tides and the sand. The current record by Terry Smith stands at 194.589MPH on a Suzuki Hayabusa 1396cc over a distance of 1.5 miles from a standing start. Straightliners runs the Bonneville Classes at this event and in 2018 will be 12-13th May and 22-23rd September 2018.
The events listed above are subject to cancellation because of weather, MOD activity and other unforeseen circumstances. Always check our web site, notice boards and the local press. Various fishing clubs organise fishing competitions throughout the year and most Sundays through the season. These are not listed below. Please contact local clubs and federations for further details.