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Beaches in Wales

Here are all the beaches in Wales

Morfa Dyffryn Beach

Morfa Dyffryn is a long beach of golden sand, situated between Barmouth and Harlech on the west coast of Wales. The nearest villages are Dyffryn Ardudwy and Talybont. Several kilometers long, it also has an officially recognised naturist area, one kilometre in length. The beach is very clean and is also known for regular sightings of dolphins. The beach is backed by a spectacular National Nature R...

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Morfa Nefyn / Porth Dinllaen Beach

Morfa Nefyn / Porth Dinllaen Beach is probably best known for its pub, the Ty Coch. The pub is just one of a handful of houses that line the top of the beach, nestled behind a steep little headland. This sandy, pet-friendly beach sweeps all the way around to Morfa Nefyn from Porth Dinllaen. There’s a shop and café by the car park entrance (which enjoys fantastic views to Yr Eifl and Anglesey).

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Mwnt Beach

Mwnt is a sheltered sandy cove, National Trust beach. The beach is slightly off the beaten track so tends to be relatively quiet for most of the year. There is a large pay and display car park above the beach and a shop and toilets partway down the path leading to the beach. A well-trodden path circles Foel y Mwnt, leading to the top of the hill which overlooks the beach and  Ceredigion Heri...

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Nash Point Beach

Nash Point is a headland and beach, popular with visitors who come to see the superb lighthouse and popular with walkers who enjoy the stunning scenery on walks along the cliffs. A short circular walk (approximately 4 miles) from the lighthouses at Nash Point to St Donats can be accessed along the cliff tops. The walk covers part of the Glamorgan Heritage Coast path with dramatic views of the coas...

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New Quay Dolau Beach

Traeth Y Dolau is a small beach located in a very busy and popular seaside town, and is home to one of Wales' most popular sailing centres. There is a good selection of  places to eat and drink in addition to plenty of organised tours and walks to go on, the most popular of which are the boat trips to watch the seals and dolphins of Cardigan Bay.

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New Quay Harbour Beach

The sand on Newquay Harbour Beach feels like pure silk between your toes and is one of the best places in West Wales to see dolphins & porpoise. Harbour beach is Newquay's smallest beach. It is a small area of sand, covered at high tide. The beach is very popular with families due to its safe sheltered bathing and easy access. There is a working harbour there and When the fishing boats come in...

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Newgale Beach

Newgale –  It's a magnificent two mile long stretch of wide flat sand with a huge pebble bank behind it.Powerful swells roll in here at all times of the year. The car park directly behind the beach gives great access  for surfing the winter storms. The sand does disappear at high tide but at low tide it's an activities paradise. Newgale is one of Pembrokeshire's top three surfing locations an...

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Newport Beach / Traeth Mawr

Traeth Mawr is the largest of the beaches in Newport with almost a mile of flat golden sand. During the summer there is a safe swimming zone manned by lifeguards. 

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Newton Beach

Newton Beach is a long sandy beach, approximately 3 miles long, stretching from Newton Point in the east to the mouth of the River Ogmore in the west. Newton Beach is long and unspoilt, and mainly popular with walkers, dog walkers and horse riders.  Parts of the  beach are popular with windsurfers, jet skiers and power boat users.

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Ogmore-by-sea Beach

Ogmore-by-sea is a popular sandy beach with excellent views out across the Bristol channel to the hills of Exmoor. There is something for everyone at ogmore - rock pools for the children to explore, nice walks along the coastline, surfing at the commonly surfed river mouth and it is also a popular area for sea fishing. Bathing is considered safe (please observe any safety notices from the lifeguar...

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