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image for Beach item typeAberdaron Beach

  • Keep Wales Tidy

Beach, free entry

Details

Aberdaron is a mile long sandy bay at the end of the Llyn Peninsula and lies within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). There is plenty to explore including sea caves and rock pools, the coast path leads to small beaches in both directions. Windsurfing, kayaking and sailing are popular activities as are boat trips, including summertime trips to Bardsey Island from nearby Porth Meudwy. A haven for wildlife, Bardsey Island is a National Nature Reserve and a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Aberdaron has local cafes, restaurants and a sailing club. The village hosts an annual sailing regatta and coastal heritage is celebrated in the popular Llyn Coastal Festival. Nearby, the National Trust owned Plas yn Rhiw country house dates from the 16th century, the house and gardens offer stunning views across Cardigan Bay.

Seaside Award beach. Toilets, shops, cafes and restaurants in the village. Dog restrictions apply April to end September.

Open all the time

Prices

Free entry

Contact

Pwllheli Tourist Information Centre

Address

Aberdaron,
Gwynedd,
LL53 8BE

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SH 172263  Lat: 52.80344 Long: -4.71245

A499 from Pwllheli to Llanbedrog; right onto B4413 to Aberdaron.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 16 miles from Pwllheli station