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Broadhaven South is a beach located 1 mile south east of the village of Bosherston on the edge of the Stackpole Estate in South Pembrokeshire.

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An old fishing village near Morfa Nefyn perched on the end of a thin ribbon of land stretching into the Irish Sea.

National Trust

 

This small, picturesque National Trust beach, backed by steep grassy cliffs, is on the Lleyn peninsula, north of Aberdaron. It’s known as ‘Whistling Sands’ based on the sound when you walk over the gleaming sand.

National Trust

 

The beach is rated as one of the best beaches in Britain but involves a fairly long walk to reach it. There is excellent car parking that is free to National Trust Members.

Keep Wales TidyGreen Coast AwardNational Trust

 

Mwnt is a haven for wildlife, one of the best places in Ceredigion to spot dolphins and always popular for days out on the beach.

In or near Cardigan

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Ynyslas has three stunning miles of golden beach stretching from Borth in the south to the sand dunes in the north. It is a majestic spot for walking, picnics and windsurfing.

 

Owned by the National Trust, Penbryn lies between Tresaith and Llangrannog, two other popular coves linked by the Wales Coast Path and a network of quiet wooded lanes. Dark Skies Discovery Site

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Discover an idyllic sandy beach in Llyn. Porth Ceiriad is a pot of Welsh gold, popular with walkers, surfers and geologists alike.

In or near Abersoch

National Trust

 

This is one of Pembrokeshire's most beautiful beaches, often described as the 'Jewel in the Crown'. The beach is backed by dunes and trees and is owned and managed by the National Trust. The beach is accessible only by the Coastal Path.

Keep Wales TidyGreen Coast AwardNational Trust

 

Wide, sandy and backed by an extensive system of dunes, Freshwater West beach is a surfer’s paradise.

National Trust

 

Barmouth is southern Snowdonia’s most popular seaside resort. In summer, its big sandy beach is a magnet for visitors, yet there’s so much space along miles of unbroken sands that it never gets overcrowded.

Blue Flag Wales

 

A sandy bay in the shadow of the steep Mynydd Tir-y-Cwmwd headland near Abersoch.

National Trust

 

Llwyngwril is a shingle and boulder beach with sand and rock pools at low tide on a very picturesque stretch of the coast.

 

Aberaeron South Beach is a rock and shingle beach just to the south of the town and harbour.

 

A large, flat sandy beach with very shallow water, ideal for safe bathing popular with families. Adjacent to the beach is the attractive habour and the small seaside town.

Blue Flag Wales

 

Llantwit Major/Cwm Colhuw Beach is great for surfing and coastal walks all year round. The Wales Coast Path joins up with the beach and offers some amazing walks and views.

In or near Llantwit Major

 

Porth Nobla beach is a rural sandy beach with cliffs to one side and rock pools; it is located between the villages of Rhosneigr and Aberffraw and south of Llanfaelog.

 

A quieter sandy beach, with beautiful views and lots of rocks to explore, located between Llandudno and Rhos-on-Sea.