Pembrokeshire beach - location for Dobby's grave in Harry Potter - makes top 100 in the world list

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A Pembrokeshire beach with a ‘magical’ background has made it onto a list of the world’s top 100 beaches - alongside the likes of Brazil’s Copacabana and Waikiki Beach in Hawaii! renowned for its beach guides, has just revealed the ‘Golden Beach Award’ for 2024 and coming in at number 72 is Freshwater West - known for gaining fame from being featured in the film ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ as the location for Dobby's Shell Cottage.
While the cottage is no longer there, fans can still walk in the footsteps of the film's beloved characters.

The beach’s dunes also hosts 'Dobby’s grave,' a touching tribute created by fans where the cherished house elf's story came to an end.
Marked by pebbles, socks, and a wooden cross, this spot has become a heartfelt memorial for fans to remember one of the franchise's most moving scenes.

Freshwater West also featured extensively in the 2010 film Robin Hood starring Russell Crowe, which depicted the French invasion of southern England. Over 600 extras and 150 horses were used during the filming on the sands.