Cwmtydu beach is a sandy/pebble beach with rocks either side in a small protected cove at the end of a wooded valley. An old lime kiln is at the top of the beach, restored by the National Trust. Good base for coastal walks as it is on the Heritage Coast read more
Cilborth beach is a small sandy beach sitting under steep cliffs.
Clarach Bay, Sand and shingle beach – sandy beach exposed at low tide. Clarach Bay is connected to Aberystwyth by a mile long nature trail which on clear days offers outstandingviews across Cardigan Bay.
Borth beach is sand backed by pebbles at the top with rock pools. The beach is 3 miles long intersected by groynes. The groynes provide good natural wind breaks. Swimming and surfing is safe on Borth beach but if you walk up towards Ynyslas beach and the estuary then it read more
Sloping sand and shingle beach in a sheltered bay. During the height of summer donkeys and amusement rides along the prom ensure that there is plenty of entertainment for children.
Aberystwyth south beach is a sheltered sand and shingle beach sandwiched between the castle and the harbour breakwater. Popular surfing location “harbour trap”. Although, can become crowded. All the facilities of being in the centre of a large town, car parking at harbour, castle or in the town, summer lifeguards.
Dyffryn beach is two sandy sheltered beaches with rock pools for the children to explore at low tide.
Tanybwlch Beach is a shingle beach. Became a nature rerserve in 1999 and also popular for fishing.
There are two sandy sheltered beaches with rock pools for the children to explore at low tide.
Aberaeron South beach is located next to Aberaeron harbour and is mainly a shingle/pebble beach. Popular fishing beach.
Aberarth is a small seaside village situated towards the southern end of Cardigan Bay between Aberystwyth and Cardigan. Aberarth beach is sand covered with large pebbles. A good surf spot for beginners and intermediates. For walkers and cyclists a public footpath and cycle lane connects Aberarth to its larger neighbour read more
Aberaeron Harbour beach is exposed at low tide but for those looking to spend time on the beach go for the South or North beaches.