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Beaches in Wales

Here are all the beaches in Wales

Porth Oer Beach (Whistling Sands)

Mae Traeth Porth Oer yn un o’r traethau mwyaf adnabyddus ar Benrhyn Llyn ac mae’r tywod yn ‘gwichian’ o dan eich traed! Dim ond un traeth arall yn Ewrop sydd yn gwneud hyn ac mae’n digwydd oherwydd siâp penodol y gronynnau.  Byddwch yn sylwi ar y ‘wich’ fwyaf ar dywod sych cyn y llanw uchaf. 

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Porth Towyn Beach

Porth Towyn Beach lies on the Aberdaron - Nefyn road, near Tudweiliog. The sand on this beach also "squeaks" when you tread on it, like its more famous neighbour, Whistling Sands. This pet-friendly beach can also accommodate surfers when the conditions are right. As you’re walking from the car park in a nearby field, you will pass many small coves to the right, accessed down the steep grassy slo...

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Rest Bay

Rest Bay, a South-westerly facing beach is wide, flat and clean, with firm golden sands sweeping up to a rocky shoreline backed by acres of common land. It offers the perfect place to relax. The beach is popular with surfers and windsurfers having been awarded Blue Flag status for beaches in previous years.

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Rhossili Bay Beach

Rhossili Bay is the most westerly bay on the The Gower and faces head on into Atlantic swells making it the most consistent surfing beach on The Gower.

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Sandy Bay

Sandy Bay, with the area in front of the fairground known as Coney Beach, is a very popular, large, sheltered and sandy beach. Sandy Bay is popular with families who can enjoy donkey rides along the beach, alongside other facilities such as trampolines, bouncy castles and the adjacent Coney Beach Fun Fair. There is lifeguard cover for the busy months and the waters are considered excellent. Sandy...

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Saundersfoot Beach

The stunning sandy beach in Saundersfoot is one of the main reasons why so many people love to visit the area. Ideal for families it is also a favourite for water sports and fishing enthusiasts. Saundersfoot harbour area is a real focal point, with plenty of opportunity to enjoy boat trips, learning to sail and water sports.

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Seafront Beach

Seafront Beach, also known as Town Beach, is a rocky beach in the centre of Porthcawl which was partly tarmaced over in the 1980s to repair sea defences. Swimming is prohibited at the beach and conditions are only suitable for experienced surfers due to the tides and sharp rocks.

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Sker Beach

Sker Beach is the most westerly beach in Porthcawl and is only accessible by walking from Rest Bay or Kenfig National Nature Reserve. The beach is a peaceful location, mostly sandy and flat and one of the quietest beaches in Porthcawl.

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Southerndown Beach

Located on the Glamorgan Heritage Coast, Southerndown beach is the closest great beach to Cardiff and definitely worth the visit. Ideal for families and popular with surfers, this sandy expanse backed by dramatic cliffs is one of the most popular locations to visit in the region. It boasts a large beach, huge cliffs, gardens and a wooded area with picnic tables. The area has the second largest tid...

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Stackpole Quay

Stackpole Quay is lovely little harbour. You can also walk from here across to Barafundle. 

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