St Dogmaels is a large village on the southern side of the River Teifi about one mile downstream from Cardigan. It comes under St Dogmaels Community Council and the community area extends along the shore of the Teifi estuary to the sea and includes the hamlets of Cippyn and Poppit Sands. The boundary of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is about one mile from the village. The village has three public houses with a fourth at Poppit Sands, and all serve meals. In addition there are a restaurant, a fish and chip shop with dining area and, at Poppit Sands, a beach café. Two significant businesses are a builders merchant and a garage. The latter is a large and successful garage, A village shop, several builders, numerous farms, the water mill and miscellaneous small firms make up the business community. There is a Baptist chapel and an Independent chapel in the village. There is another Baptist chapel at Cippyn.
St Dogmaels Memorial Hall is a large building with car parking to the front and rear and excellent flat access to the main entrance and a ramp to the side entrance. It consists of one large hall with a stage, two meeting rooms and a recently fully refurbished kitchen with hatched access to the main hall. Suitable for a range of activities including indoor sports there are separate gender showers and toilets, plus one for disabled use.
In the main hall there is a good sized stage with curtains, access both sides and a side room suitable for changing in. Fully equipped with spotlights on and off stage with controller and a professional sound system with mixer for concerts. There is also a ceiling mounted professional projector plus a removable white screen.
The two meeting rooms are a good size, one of which has recently been refurbished and has a white wall suitable to use with a portable projector. The room at the rear is exclusively used and fitted out for a pre school.
The kitchen has recently had a full refurbishment with new cabinets, gas range cooker, tall larder fridge, professional dishwasher and microwave, it also boasts a plumbed electric water boiler for ease when making teas and coffees for events.