Dinas Dinlle beach is a long sandy beach backed by a pebble storm bank and split by a couple of rocky breakwaters at high tide. The beach is located on read more
Planning a trip to Gwynedd and looking for the nearest beaches. Our beach guide will help you locate the closest beach and we show you photos, maps, weather, tide times, water quality, dog restrictions and provide you tools to search the Gwynedd coast and seaside towns.
Gwynedd is in North West Wales and is known to most as Snowdonia.
This county covers Llyn Peninsula, Snowdonia National Park and the Cambrian Coastline and it's here that you'll find the tallest mountains in England, a 200 mile shoreline of clean, sandy, beaches, majestic cliffs and areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty almost everywhere!
This national park is the place to be if you like outdoor activities like horse riding, water sports, exploring caves, cycling, walking, climbing, swimming, bird watching, golf, canoeing, caving or just being still and enjoying a breathtaking view. The beach at Trwyn is 5 miles long and Porthdinllaen - a fishing village - is just picture perfect. Endless miles of sand dunes stun the senses at Fairbourne beach So on the mouth of the Mawddach and they stretch further for miles to Bennar and Llandanwg - two quiet and more remote dune-backed beaches - then sweep into Harlech where you can explore the Castle and enjoy the sky, sand and sea. Black Rock Sands, with its rocky headland and pools, marks the start of the Llyn Peninsula. The beach is about two miles long and popular kitesurfers and picnickers. Criccieth beach has two smaller sand and pebble beaches, on a sunny, south-facing coast warmed by the waters of the Gulf Stream. Llanbedrog is perfect for family holidays with a National Trust beach, village and Abersocn close by for water sports and other amusements. In stark contrast is Porth Neigwl with its surf culture and the alternative monika of 'Hell's Mouth'! There are many beaches, bays, coves and headlands to explore here and over 150 attractions to choose from making it a wonderful spot for holidays.
Criccieth beach is a south facing beach with a mixture of sand and pebbles, located to the East of the castle and by the town. Facilities include parking, slipway, promenade, read more
Criccieth Castle beach also known as Marine beach is a long sandy beach that sits to the west of the castle and stretches out of town. Car parking with more read more
Carreg Wen beach is a fine sandy beach with some great scenery and rocks.
Barmouth beach is a large family sandy beach and perfect for sunbathing, games and surfing. Located on the north bank of the river Mawddach on the west coast of Wales, read more
Afon Wen beach is a sandy beach with a high tide pebble bank. Popular for fishing and horse riding. No facilities and limited parking along the sides of the road read more
The main beach at Abersoch is in a sheltered position that makes it ideal for traditional beach visitors and watersports lovers alike. This is a large, relatively sheltered sandy beach, read more
Abererch beach is a 4 mile stretch of sand from Pwllheli to Pen-y-Chain headland. The sand can get a little muddy near to the Pwllheli marina and this stretch of read more
Aberdyfi can be described as having two beaches. The main beach is a south west facing beach at the mouth of the River Dyfi. Popular family beach as it has read more
Aberdaron beach is a sandy west facing beach at the picturesque village of Aberdaron on the Llyn Peninsula. The beach is large and gently shelving with relatively safe and clean read more
Harlech beach is a long sandy beach stretching for nearly 9 km and backed by sand dunes. Facilities include toilets and shop.
Porth Ferin beach is a nice small sandy and pebble north facing beach hidden away on the Lleyn Peninsula. Well worth also visiting it’s southerly neighbour Porth Iago. No facilities read more