Barmouth Beach

Barmouth beach, Gwynedd

Place Category: Beaches

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  • 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, just within the south west corner of Snowdonia National Park. The Mawddach Estuary is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest and offers visitors a range of walks., it is popular for bird spotters and those wishing to get away from it all.

    Barmouth old town is well worth a visit with its slate-roofed cottages on the side of a mountain. The harbour is beautiful and you can walk across the spectacular Barmouth Bridge spanning the river.

    The beach is a town beach and so has a access to a range of facilities including car parks, shops, pubs, accommodation and amusement arcades.

    Barmouth Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Barmouth Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 5 beaches around Barmouth, 36 beaches in Gwynedd, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Barmouth Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain on Saturday through Wednesday, with temperatures falling to 17°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
       0%  18%   3 mph
      5:06 am    9:22 pm
    Friday, May 26th
     Partly cloudy starting in the evening.
       0%  8%   9 mph
      5:05 am    9:23 pm

    Saturday, May 27th
     Light rain until afternoon.
       62%  60%   6 mph
      5:04 am    9:25 pm
    Sunday, May 28th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       0%  77%   1 mph
      5:03 am    9:26 pm

    Monday, May 29th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       1%  49%   5 mph
      5:02 am    9:27 pm
    Tuesday, May 30th
     Rain starting in the afternoon.
       76%  99%   1 mph
      5:01 am    9:29 pm

    Wednesday, May 31st
     Mostly cloudy in the morning.
       68%  34%   8 mph
      5:00 am    9:30 pm
    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Drizzle overnight.
       20%  4%   5 mph
      4:59 am    9:31 pm

  • Barmouth Beach Tide Times


  • Barmouth Beach Water quality

    Samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:

    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
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