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Burry Port Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Burry Port Beach  is a relatively peaceful small sandy beach and there are a many water based activities available for the holidaymaker.

Whiteford Sands Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Whiteford Sands is a vast two mile expanse of beach at the edge of the Loughor Estuary.

Beaches in Cardiff and self catering accommodation nearby...

There are many beaches in the Cardiff area including Penarth and St Mary's Well Bay. Only a short drive away is the more famous Barry Island with its large sandy beach and family friendly amenities.

Llansteffan beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Llansteffan beach is located towards the bottom of the Twyi estuary. Llansteffan beach is family friendly and clean and appealing. 

Oxwich Bay Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Oxwich Bay is two and half miles of stunning golden sandy beach backed by sand dunes, salt marshes and woodland.



Aberaeron South Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

The quaint beach of Aberaeron South is located next to the harbour and has impressive cliffs and fantastic views across the bay. Mainly a shingle beach it is popular with those looking for gentle water sports such as sailing, windsurfing and canoeing. One of the best spots to enjoy the spectacular scenery is over a coffee at the beach side café.

Cefn Sidan Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Cefn Sidan is eight miles of golden sands and edged by a belt of sand dunes. Extensive grassland and forest adjoin the dune system.

Beaches in the Gower and self catering accommodation nearby...

Th Gower has the most beatiful beaches ranging from Llangennith, Three Cliff Bay, Caswell, Rhossili Bay, Mewslade Bay, Whiteford Sands, Port Eynon Bay and Oxwich Bay.

Church Bay (Porth Swtan) and self catering accommodation nearby...

Church Bay (Porth Swtan) is a sand and pebble bay edged with rockpools. The beach offers plenty of space to sunbathe and is backed by cliffs with coastal footpaths. Church Bay beach is located between Carmel Head and Holy Island on the North West of Anglesey, North Wales. Facilities include toilets (including disabled) and a cafe / restaurant.

Freshwater East and self catering accommodation nearby...

Freshwater East  is a large, sandy, sweeping beach backed by dunes and grassy headlands. Facing East it is sheltered from prevailing winds and ideal for families.

Abereiddy Beach and the Blue Lagoon and self catering accommodation nearby...

Abereiddy is a pebbly beach made up mainly of shingle and sand. The beach is great for families as facilities include parking yards from the beach, an ice cream van (during season) wheelchair access to the Blue Lagoon, toilets and emergency telephone. A walk along the coastline through National Trust land, takes you to the Blue Lagoon, a popular spot for fossil hunting. Abereiddy beach is particularly rich in fossils of graptolites, an extinct sea creature.

Pendine Sands and self catering accommodation nearby...

Pendine Sands is a 7 mile stretch of beach stretching from Gilmore Point to Laugharne Sands. Pendine is also host to the annual "Pendine Rock Festival", and Pendine Touch Rugby Festival.  Pendine sands was made famous by Malcolm Campbell and J.G. Parry-Thomas when they set the world land speed record five times between 1924 and 1927.Pendine Sands is located within Carmarthenshire but its edge crosses the Pembrokeshire border

Barry Island beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Barry Island is perfect for a fun filled day and has something for every visitor, with activities centred around sandy Whitmore Bay and the on site pleasure park. Between the two are the gardens and promenade, and the area is filled with attractions, amusements, and all manner of gift shops, food outlets and licensed premises (pubs and bars!)


Three Cliff Bay Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Backed by steep sand dunnes Three Cliff Bay Beach is a well known beauty spot. Great for families, walkers, horse riding and climbers.


Saundersfoot Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

The stunning sandy beach in Saundersfoot is one of the main reasons why so many people love to visit the area. Ideal for families it is also a favourite for water sports and fishing enthusiasts. Saundersfoot harbour area is a real focal point, with plenty of opportunity to enjoy boat trips, learning to sail and water sports.

Caerfai Bay, St Davids and self catering accommodation nearby...

Caerfai Bay – As you approach St Davids from Haverfordwest, turn left at the visitor centre and drive straight on. Caerfai is a lovely sandy beach perfect for families.

Porth Towyn Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Porth Towyn Beach lies on the Aberdaron - Nefyn road, near Tudweiliog. The sand on this beach also "squeaks" when you tread on it, like its more famous neighbour, Whistling Sands. This pet-friendly beach can also accommodate surfers when the conditions are right. As you’re walking from the car park in a nearby field, you will pass many small coves to the right, accessed down the steep grassy slopes from the coastal path.

Cricieth Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Cricieth has two beaches, separated by the castle. Cricieth East Beach is the western extremity of Black Rock Sands and you can walk over this far at low tide. The top of the beach is mainly pebbles but there is sand at low tide. Cricieth West Beach is backed by a mainly residential promenade, whilst Cricieth's High Street and shops are not far away. The top part of the beach here has the most sand with lots of large rocks exposed at low tide.
 

Nash Point beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Nash Point is a headland and beach, popular with visitors who come to see the superb lighthouse and popular with walkers who enjoy the stunning scenery on walks along the cliffs. A short circular walk (approximately 4 miles) from the lighthouses at Nash Point to St Donats can be accessed along the cliff tops. The walk covers part of the Glamorgan Heritage Coast path with dramatic views of the coast.


Sker Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Sker Beach is the most westerly beach in Porthcawl and is only accessible by walking from Rest Bay or Kenfig National Nature Reserve. The beach is a peaceful location, mostly sandy and flat and one of the quietest beaches in Porthcawl.

Trecco Bay and self catering accommodation nearby...

Trecco Bay is a large, sandy and rocky beach, with excellent water quality and has achieved Blue Flag status over the years. It is a sheltered sandy beach within walking distance of Porthcawl and within a holiday park with public access. Family facilities include amusement arcade and leisure centre. The excellent quality of water makes the beach popular for swimming and paddling.

Penarth Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Penarth Beach has a traditional seaside resort feel to it, with a stone and shingle beach overlooked by the esplanade, and not to mention Penarth Pier, beautiful gardens and a pleasant range of cafes this location really does take you back!.


Ynyslas Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Ynyslas offers a highly attractive stretch of sand along the Mid Wales coastline and is located 1.5 miles north of Borth with views across the estuary to Aberdyfi. Ynyslas is part of the Dyfi National Nature Reserve and is home to many rare plants and animals.

There are toilets and a small shop at the visitor centre which is open from Easter to September. It’s also possible to park your vehicle on the beach (pay and display). Whilst the estuary is not a safe place to swim or sail, Ynyslas is popular for kite-flying, and is a great spot for walking or relaxing with waymarked boardwalks and trails through the sand dunes.


Pink Bay and self catering accommodation nearby...

The rocks have a unique pink marbling effect and give the name Pink Bay. This is a quiet beach, 15 minutes walk from Rest Bay that has a steep pebble bank down onto a flat beach edged by a rocky shoreline.

New Quay Dolau Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Traeth Y Dolau is a small beach located in a very busy and popular seaside town, and is home to one of Wales' most popular sailing centres. There is a good selection of  places to eat and drink in addition to plenty of organised tours and walks to go on, the most popular of which are the boat trips to watch the seals and dolphins of Cardigan Bay.

Aberdyfi Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Aberdyfi is a small, picturesque resort situated on the border between Mid and North Wales at the mouth of the River Dyfi's estuary. It offers a beautiful sandy beach backed by sand dunes, with amazing views centred on Ynys Las beach at the other side of the estuary.

There's plenty to do with boat trips and fishing trips from the harbour, and watersports galore including canoeing, sailing, and windsurfing. The wide expanse of sand makes it popular with families and it’s also the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the fantastic views.

Tresaith Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Tresaith is set in a small sheltered sandy bay named after the River Saith which cascades as a waterfall over the cliffs to the beach. The beach has a slipway and is a popular sailing destination. An excellent beach for watersports - wide and sandy, but limited parking. The Ship Inn on the beach front is a friendly & welcoming place to  eat & drink.

Morfa Nefyn / Porth Dinllaen Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Morfa Nefyn / Porth Dinllaen Beach is probably best known for its pub, the Ty Coch. The pub is just one of a handful of houses that line the top of the beach, nestled behind a steep little headland. This sandy, pet-friendly beach sweeps all the way around to Morfa Nefyn from Porth Dinllaen. There’s a shop and café by the car park entrance (which enjoys fantastic views to Yr Eifl and Anglesey).

Talacre Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

A large sandy beach on the west side of the River Dee estuary, with a famous 17th century lighthouse and backed by sand dunes. Facilities include a cafe/restaurant and toilets and dogs are also allowed.

Barafundle Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Amazing, outstanding, superb are just some of the words used to descrie this beach.  A small bay backed by dunes and pine trees, accessible only by a half mile walk from the nearest car park. Swathes of golden sand and crystal clear waters, Barafundle has been voted many, many times as one of the best beaches in Britain and the world; it’s often likened to a Caribbean beach! This pristine beach is isolated which means no facilities; so everything you take has to come back up over the cliffs

Information for Dog Owners and self catering accommodation nearby...

Ceredigion welcomes responsible pet owners. Every beach managed by the Ceredigion County Council provides areas where you can enjoy the company of your pet dog. You must, however, exercise control over your pet and ensure it does not stray from the designated areas.

Newton Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Newton Beach is a long sandy beach, approximately 3 miles long, stretching from Newton Point in the east to the mouth of the River Ogmore in the west.

Llanddona Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Llanddona offers a long sandy beach on the eastern side of Anglesey. This stretch of sand extends all the way to Red Wharf Bay and is an ideal venue for games as it never seems full.

Whitesands Beach, North Pembrokeshire and self catering accommodation nearby...

Whitesands Beach -The blue-flagged Whitesands Bay is a popular family beach due to its safe swimming and clean white sand. It is also regarded as one of Wales’ top surf-spots and attracts surfers from all over Britain. Looking directly out to sea from the beach you will see Ramsey Island. Owned by the RSPB, Ramsey Island (Ynys Dewi in Welsh) has spectacular seabird cliffs, stunning coastal scenery and has the most important grey seal breeding colony in southern Britain.

Amroth Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Amroth beach is located on the South Pembrokeshire coast between the towns of Saundersfoot and Pendine. It is famous as the starting point for the Pembrokeshire coastal path. The sand and pebble beach with Blue Flag Status, has excellent water quality and is popular for swimming, windsurfing, fishing and all other beach activities.

Tenby North Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

The North beach in Tenby is a golden stretch of sandy beach with Goskar Rock a large feature in the middle. The beach has great views of the harbour and across the Bay. It is also the starting point for the famous Wales Ironman race that takes place in the town each September.

Beaches in Carmarthenshire and self catering accommodation nearby...

Carmarthenshire isn't only lush green and gorgeous countryside, it also has some of the most glorious sandy beaches in Europe.

Benllech Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Benllech is a long sandy beach and a huge family favourite. Situated on the east coast of Anglesey, Benllech one of the island's most beautiful beaches set in a crescent-shaped bay. Exceptionally safe for bathing and paddling with excellent disabled facilities and practical access for both prams and disabled visitors. At low tide the sand stretches for miles giving young children plenty of space in which to play and providing a flat expanse of land, ideal for a gentle stroll. Dotted along the beach are a variety of shops, cafes and ice-cream parlours. The beach is also near the town of Benllech which offers a wide selection of pubs, restaurants and shops.

Little Haven Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Littlehaven is a  magical little village in Pembrokeshire. At low tide you can walk across to Broadhaven from Littlehaven across the beach. This is another popular safe sandy beach. If the tide is in you can always walk back across the coastal path.

Aberporth Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

The village resort of Aberporth becomes a hive of activity during the summer months. There are two sandy sheltered beaches with rock pools exposed at low tide.

Caerbwdi Beach, St Davids and self catering accommodation nearby...

Caerbwdi Beach – On the way to St Davids as the road dips suddenly into small valley there is a turning on your left. 100 yards down the road is a grassy car park. The walk is ten minutes to a beautiful rocky beach.

Abersoch Main Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Abersoch main beach is sandy and very sheltered which makes it popular with water sports enthusiasts e.g. wake boarders and water-skiers. There are often sailing events which take place off the beach here and during the summer the beach is packed with plenty going on.

There’s a shop and cafe at the top of the beach and a specific section for dogs, south of the slipway. There’s a car park nearby with good access but you will have to pay during the main holiday periods.


Rhossili Bay Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Rhossili Bay is the most westerly bay on the The Gower and faces head on into Atlantic swells making it the most consistent surfing beach on The Gower


Trearddur Bay and self catering accommodation nearby...

Trearddur Bay is a fine long sandy beach on Holy Island, two miles from Holyhead town. One of Anglesey’s premier beaches; popular with families and those who enjoy water sports such as sailing, canoeing, diving, surfboarding and water skiing.

Mewslade Bay Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Mewslade Bay  is unspoilt and perfect for those who like to get away from crowds.


Pendine Sands and self catering accommodation nearby...

Pendine Sands is a 7 mile stretch of beach stretching from Gilmore Point to Laugharne Sands. Pendine is also host to the annual "Pendine Rock Festival", and Pendine Touch Rugby Festival.  Pendine sands was made famous by Malcolm Campbell and J.G. Parry-Thomas when they set the world land speed record five times between 1924 and 1927.Pendine Sands is located within Carmarthenshire but its edge crosses the Pembrokeshire border.

Black Rock Sands, Morfa Bychan and self catering accommodation nearby...

Black Rock Sands is a 2 mile long sandy beach situated at Morfa Bychan, 2 miles from Porthmadog in North Wales. It is one of the few locations where you can take your car on to the beach.

Stackpole Quay and self catering accommodation nearby...

Stackpole Quay is lovely little harbour. You can also walk from here across to Barafundle. 

Swansea Watersports and self catering accommodation nearby...

Whether you're looking for a quiet family day out, or exciting water activities such as powerboating, Swansea watersports have something for you.

Broad Haven South and self catering accommodation nearby...

Broad Haven South is a another stunning beach. Not to be confused with Broad Haven beach near Haverfordwest that also happens to be a great beach. 

New Quay Harbour Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

The sand on Newquay Harbour Beach feels like pure silk between your toes and is one of the best places in West Wales to see dolphins & porpoise. Harbour beach is Newquay's smallest beach. It is a small area of sand, covered at high tide. The beach is very popular with families due to its safe sheltered bathing and easy access. There is a working harbour there and When the fishing boats come in, they are followed most days by 1-3 seals, who will swim around the harbour for a couple of hours.

Southerndown beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Located on the Glamorgan Heritage Coast, Southerndown beach is the closest great beach to Cardiff and definitely worth the visit. Ideal for families and popular with surfers, this sandy expanse backed by dramatic cliffs is one of the most popular locations to visit in the region. It boasts a large beach, huge cliffs, gardens and a wooded area with picnic tables. The area has the second largest tidal range in the world.


Aberystwyth South Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

The South Beach at Aberystwyth is a sheltered sand and shingle beach that stretches between the castle and the harbour breakwater. Due to the 'Harbour Trap' it is a popular location for surfers.

Tenby South Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

With 2km of golden sands and clear blue sea Tenby South Beach is backed by dunnes and looks across towards Caldy Island. A great beach for families there is plenty of room for everyone.

Harlech Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Harlech's 4 miles of sandy beach has something for every beach lover and is probably one of the most photographed strips of sand in the world. Lovely sand and safe bathing within Snowdonia National Park, North Wales - surrounded by mountainous sand dunes. The 13th century Harlech castle stands on the cliff above the beach and is open to visitors.

Caswell Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Caswell is a sandy beach with good access and facilities, a popular destination for both visitors and locals all year round. The beach is close to Mumbles, The beach shops are tailored for young families, and are well stocked with all the essentials for building sand castles.


Port Eynon Bay Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Port Eynon Bay is a popular for all types of watersports including, diving, sailing, surfing and windsurfing, with a slipway to the beach. It has good access, plenty of parking, shops and three quarter's of a mile of golden sand backed by sand dunes.


Porth Neigwl Beach (Hell's Mouth) and self catering accommodation nearby...

Porth Neigwl Beach, also known as Hell's Mouth, is famous for its good waves that attract thousands of surfers every year. Also popular with families, the top of the beach is made up of large pebbles, whilst lower down there is plenty of sand that is exposed at low tide. Porth Neigwl is a 4 mile, dog friendly beach, accessed through 500m of sand dunes from a car park near the village of Llanengan.

Llangrannog Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Known as 'Traeth y Pentref' (the village beach) Llangrannog is a sheltered sandy beach. It is also known for having a distinctive large rock ‘Carreg Bica’ on the shores edge, according to legend was once a giants tooth!  The Pentre Arms is just opposite the beach as is a superb pub serving traditional Welsh Ale and great food

Traeth Penllech and self catering accommodation nearby...

Traeth Penllech is a long beach on the north side of the peninsula and makes you really feel you are away from it all. This pet-friendly beach has masses of sand at low tide but take care not to be cut off on a high tide. There are some very interesting rock formations and rock pools along the beach to the right as you walk down. Another good beach for surfing when the conditions are right.

Aberdyfi Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Aberdyfi is a small, picturesque resort situated within the Snowdonia National Park at the mouth of the River Dyfi's estuary. It offers a beautiful sandy beach backed by sand dunes, with amazing views centred on Ynys Las beach at the other side of the estuary.

Beaches in Porthcawl and self catering accommodation nearby...

A perfect place for the great traditional seaside holiday, Porthcawl has seven beaches making it a favorite with holiday makers.

Fishing in Cardiff and self catering accommodation nearby...

Being a coastal city the areas around Cardiff have some superb sea fishing in the Bristol Channel. Charter boats can be hired form Cardiff Bay.
 
The river Taff is a recovering Salmon river that also holds huge stocks of wild trout and Grayling. Day Tickets are available from local associations.

Cwmtydu Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Cwmtydu Beach is a secluded cove in a deep wooded valley, surrounded by high pastures where you may well see wild ponies. Once very popular with pirates and smugglers, due to its many hidden little cavesand coves. A number of cafés and lovely cliff walks make Cwmtydu popular with walkers, and the beach is easy to access for launching kayaks.

Porth Dafarch Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Porth Dafarch beach is located in a beautiful sandy bay surrounded by rocky headland between Trearddur Bay and Holyhead on Holy Island. With its enticing rock pools and meandering coastal path, this beach is ideal for a peaceful family day out.

Whitesands Beach, St Davids and self catering accommodation nearby...

Whitesands Beach -The blue-flagged Whitesands Bay is a popular family beach because of its safe swimming and clean white sand.

Llanddwyn Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Llanddwyn beach, near Newborough on the South West corner of Anglesey is blessed with miles of sandy beach and a romantic history. Renowned as one of the finest beaches in Britain, Llanddwyn is popular for sunbathing, bathing, windsurfing, kite-surfing and fishing.

Llandudno Beaches and self catering accommodation nearby...

Llandudno is Wales's largest resort, uniquely situated between the Great and Little Ormes with two wonderful beaches. On the award winning north shore, the Llandudno Victorian Pier is a must see as the longest pier in Wales (2,995 feet long). Here you will find a delightful traditional pier with spectacular sea views. The north shore beach is mainly rocky with some sandy sections and is popular for sailing and windsurfing. There is also a quieter, sand duned bay on the western shore.

Aberdaron Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Aberdaron Beach is made up mostly of sand with the odd large rock around. The picturesque village is situated right on the back of the beach with parking and local services. Dogs are allowed on the part of the beach to the left of the slipway and the beach is also good for surfers if the conditions are right. Boat sets off for Ynys Enlli (Bardsey Island) from Porth Meudwy which is around the bay to the right.

Seafront Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Seafront Beach, also known as Town Beach, is a rocky beach in the centre of Porthcawl which was partly tarmaced over in the 1980s to repair sea defences. Swimming is prohibited at the beach and conditions are only suitable for experienced surfers due to the tides and sharp rocks.

Welsh Surfing Federation Surf School and self catering accommodation nearby...

Welsh Surfing Federation Surf School is owned by the governing body for surfing in Wales and the only surf school based at Llangennith, the best beach to learn to surf in Wales. It is a non-profit organisation that takes the role of fund raising to promote surfing in Wales. The WSF surf school is charged with the education of new surfers to the safe, enjoyable use of the sea and to promote environmental awareness. 


Llangennith Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Llangennith Beach  is the surfing capital of The Gower, mainly due to the consistent swells that pour in from the mighty Atlantic Ocean, and is situated at the northern end of Rhossili Bay.


Penbryn Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

This National Trust beach is between Llangrannog and Tresaith and almost a mile in length. There is a turning circle and dropping off point at the beach edge. There's also a cafe and shop here. The waters are suitable for body boarding and surfing. There is an NT car park(£1.50) half a mile from the beach. 

Abercastle Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Abercastle is a picturesque cove with a sand and shingle beach. The North facing beach provides sheltered from South Westerly winds. Historically a harbour for local fishermen there is a slipway for boats is particularly popular for diving, swimming, kayaking and angling.

Barmouth Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Barmouth’s long, sandy beach is very popular with families and has long been a holder of the coveted Blue Flag award.

Dinas Dinlle Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Dinas Dinlle Beach is sandy at low tide with large pebbles along the top area, though even here there is some sand to be found. The long promenade offers large amounts of parking and there are a couple of shops in the village of Dinas Dinlle that backs onto the beach. This dog-friendly beach is nearer Caernarfon and offers good views back towards the hills of north-eastern Llyn, Snowdonia and across to western Anglesey and Holyhead Mountain.

Ogmore-by-sea beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Ogmore-by-sea is a popular sandy beach with excellent views out across the Bristol channel to the hills of Exmoor. There is something for everyone at ogmore - rock pools for the children to explore, nice walks along the coastline, surfing at the commonly surfed river mouth and it is also a popular area for sea fishing. Bathing is considered safe (please observe any safety notices from the lifeguards).


Sandy Bay and self catering accommodation nearby...

Sandy Bay, with the area in front of the fairground known as Coney Beach, is a very popular, large, sheltered and sandy beach. 

Morfa Dyffryn Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Morfa Dyffryn is a long beach of golden sand, situated between Barmouth and Harlech on the west coast of Wales. The nearest villages are Dyffryn Ardudwy and Talybont. Several kilometers long, it also has an officially recognised naturist area, one kilometre in length. The beach is very clean and is also known for regular sightings of dolphins.

Newgale Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Newgale –  It's a magnificent two mile long stretch of wide flat sand with a huge pebble bank behind it. Powerful swells roll in here at all times of the year. The car park directly behind the beach gives great access  for surfing the winter storms.

Rest Bay and self catering accommodation nearby...

Rest Bay, a South-westerly facing beach is wide, flat and clean, with firm golden sands sweeping up to a rocky shoreline backed by acres of common land. It offers the perfect place to relax. The beach is popular with surfers and windsurfers having been awarded Blue Flag status for beaches in previous years.

Fairbourne Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Fairbourne Beach in North Wales offers a two mile stretch of sand backed by steep pebble banks, surrounded by Snowdonia National Park. Fairbourne has plenty of amenities and attractions, and there is sufficient access to the beach for those visitors with prams and wheelchairs.

Llanbedrog Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Llanbedrog Beach offers a mile long stretch of sand and is one of the calmest beaches in Wales, sheltered by the huge headland of Mynydd Tir-y-Cwmwd. This pet-friendly beach is now owned by the National Trust, with parking facilities, a cafe/bistro selling ice cream through the summer months and public toilets a little further up the road.

Top 5 Gower Beaches and self catering accommodation nearby...

5 of the best beaches in the Gower, including Llangennith, the surfing capital of the Gower, Three Cliffs Bay, Caswell, Port Eynon Bay and Rhossili Bay.

Borth Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

The old fishing hamlet of Borth boasts one of Ceredigion's longest and most golden of beaches. Reaching over two miles in length to Ynyslas where the Dyfi National Nature Reserve has an impressive sand dune system. Borth's beach is particularly popular with sailboard enthusiasts and families with younger children.

Newport Beach / Traeth mawr and self catering accommodation nearby...

Traeth Mawr is the largest of the beaches in Newport with almost a mile of flat golden sand. During the summer there is a safe swimming zone manned by lifeguards. 

Freshwater East and self catering accommodation nearby...

Freshwater East  is a large, sandy, sweeping beach backed by dunes and grassy headlands. Facing East it is sheltered from prevailing winds and ideal for families.

Mwnt Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Mwnt is a sheltered sandy cove, National Trust beach. The beach is slightly off the beaten track so tends to be relatively quiet for most of the year.

Cei Bach Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Cei Bach is just over a half mile from New Quay - seldom many people there! Cei Bach Bay,  has a very attractive sheltered sandy beach with bathing and a pathway leading to the beach.

Porth Nefyn Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Porth Nefyn Beach has plenty of sand, a shop, small car park and is also pet-friendly.

Clarach Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Clarach Beach is a sand and shingle beach sheltered by steep shale cliffs along which fantastic coastal walks stretch in both directions. Clarach Bay is connected to Aberystwyth by a mile long nature trail which on clear days offers magnificent views across Cardigan Bay.

Aberystwyth North Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Aberystwyth North Beach is a sand and shingle beach that slopes into a superb sheltered bay. In the summer months you can find donkeys, a bouncy castle and 'tea cup' rides along the prom making it a popular location for families. The beach also boasts all the facilities of being in the centre of a large town.

Porth Oer Beach (Whistling Sands) and self catering accommodation nearby...

Porth Oer Beach (Whistling Sands) is definitely one of the most noteworthy beaches on the Lleyn Peninsula as the sand here does actually "squeak" under your feet! Only one other beach in Europe has this same quality and it is caused by the specific shape of the sand particles. You notice the "squeak" best on the dry sand just above the high tide mark.

There is a small cafe/shop on the top of the beach and the National Trust car park is located up a steep little hill. Dogs are not allowed on the beach in the summer months. This beach is popular with surfers if conditions are right and there are plenty of good walks along the coastal path and into the surrounding countryside from here.