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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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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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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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.

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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

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

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

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Dunraven Bay is very popular it is also often referred to as Southerndown beach taking its name from the nearby village. The walled gardens and Dunraven Castle ruins are well worth a visit and set just back from the beach.

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Point of Ayr consists of sand dunes overlooking a large expanse of sand at the mouth of the Dee Estuary extending west past Talacre to Prestatyn's Barkby beach.

 

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

 

A wide, sandy beach backed by low dunes and surrounding headland. The beach is popular for fishing and water sports, in particular surfing, sailing and swimming.

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This is a dune backed, sandy beach is plenty big enough for all your beach activities and popular for water sports.

In or near Newport (Pembs)

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A long, quiet, predominantly shingle beach.

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Oxwich Bay is one of Gower's most popular beaches, with good access, plenty of parking, shops and two and half miles of golden sand backed by sand dunes, salt marshes and woodland.