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Beaches in Wales

Here are all the beaches in Wales

Aberaeron South Beach

The quaint beach of Aberaeron South is located next to the harbour and has impressive cliffs and fantastic views across the bay. Mainly a shingle beach it is popular with those looking for gentle water sports such as sailing, windsurfing and canoeing. One of the best spots to enjoy the spectacular scenery is over a coffee at the beach side café.

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Abercastle Beach

Abercastle is a picturesque cove with a sand and shingle beach. The North facing beach provides sheltered from South Westerly winds. Historically a harbour for local fishermen there is a slipway for boats is particularly popular for diving, swimming, kayaking and angling.

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Aberdaron Beach

Aberdaron Beach is made up mostly of sand with the odd large rock around. The picturesque village is situated right on the back of the beach with parking and local services. Dogs are allowed on the part of the beach to the left of the slipway and the beach is also good for surfers if the conditions are right. Boat sets off for Ynys Enlli (Bardsey Island) from Porth Meudwy which is around the bay t...

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Aberdyfi Beach

Aberdyfi is a small, picturesque resort situated on the border between Mid and North Wales at the mouth of the River Dyfi's estuary. It offers a beautiful sandy beach backed by sand dunes, with amazing views centred on Ynys Las beach at the other side of the estuary. There's plenty to do with boat trips and fishing trips from the harbour, and watersports galore including canoeing, sailing, and win...

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Abereiddy Beach and the Blue Lagoon

Abereiddy is a pebbly beach made up mainly of shingle and sand. The beach is great for families as facilities include parking yards from the beach, an ice cream van (during season) wheelchair access to the Blue Lagoon, toilets and emergency telephone. A walk along the coastline through National Trust land, takes you to the Blue Lagoon, a popular spot for fossil hunting. Abereiddy beach is particul...

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Aberporth Beach

The village resort of Aberporth becomes a hive of activity during the summer months. There are two sandy sheltered beaches with rock pools exposed at low tide. There are 2 pay car parks between the 2 beaches. During the school holidays there is normally a lifeguard service patrolling from Ceredigion's Beach Officer Lifeguard Service, as swimming is considered safe here. If you enjoy walking, th...

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Abersoch Main Beach

Abersoch main beach is sandy and very sheltered which makes it popular with water sports enthusiasts e.g. wake boarders and water-skiers. There are often sailing events which take place off the beach here and during the summer the beach is packed with plenty going on. There’s a shop and cafe at the top of the beach and a specific section for dogs, south of the slipway. There’s a car park nearb...

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Aberystwyth North Beach

Aberystwyth North Beach is a sand and shingle beach that slopes into a superb sheltered bay. In the summer months you can find donkeys, a bouncy castle and 'tea cup' rides along the prom making it a popular location for families. The beach also boasts all the facilities of being in the centre of a large town.

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Aberystwyth South Beach

The South Beach at Aberystwyth is a sheltered sand and shingle beach that stretches between the castle and the harbour breakwater. Due to the 'Harbour Trap' it is a popular location for surfers.

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Amroth Beach

Amroth beach is located on the South Pembrokeshire coast between the towns of Saundersfoot and Pendine. It is famous as the starting point for the Pembrokeshire coastal path. The sand and pebble beach with Blue Flag Status, has excellent water quality and is popular for swimming, windsurfing, fishing and all other beach activities.

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