Beaches - Ceredigion
Ceredigion has over 60 miles of coastline,
22 miles of which are designated as heritage coast deemed to be of national
landscape value. There are sections
cared for by the National Trust at Mwnt, Lochtyn, Cwmtydu & Penbryn.
Further information is available
Many beaches have seaside awards for
details see http://www.tourism.ceredigion.gov.uk/saesneg/beaches.htm
Tide tables Most of the
beaches are more accessible at low tide see Stallion Valley information room
for tide tables or http://tourism.ceredigion.gov.uk/saesneg/tides.htm
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. It is an offence -
punishable by a fine of up to £1,000 - not to clean up after your dog.
There are only two public
beaches on Ceredigion's coastline where pet dogs are completely banned during
certain times of the year, the two beaches managed by the National Trust at
Penbryn and Mwnt.
For more information including maps visit www.tourism.ceredigion.gov.uk/saesneg/dogsonbeaches.htm
Aberaeron is a lovely little harbour town with good arts and craft shops and honey ice cream. It was a planned town and has lovely Georgian houses painted in bright colours.
Aberaeron North has a short promenade, shops, cafes, toiletsand harbour.
Aberaeron is a lovely little harbour town with good arts and craft shops and honey ice cream.It has lovely Georgian houses painted in bright colours
South Beach is just to the south of the town and harbour.
The village of Aberporth overlooks two sandy beaches and is one of our holiday cottage visitor’s favourites.
There are shops pubs, cafes, restaurants toilets and lifeguards.
Aberystwyth is sheltered sand and shingle beach in the middle of Cardigan Bay.
Aberystwyth is Ceredigion’s largest town the population is swelled to 18,000 by the local university.
It has a pier, promenade, bandstand, cliff railway and castle.
Borth beach at high tide is predominantly shingle. As the tide retreats about 150 yards of deep clean sand is revealed, extending for over three miles from Borth towards Ynyslas .
Borth is run down resort with pubs, cafes, shops, parking & toilets.
1 Hours 5 Mins
Cei Bach is just North of New Quay this is our favourite beach. Very few facilities but you can walk for miles with the dogs at low tide.
At low tide beyond Carreg Bica (the big rock on the beach) to the right of Llangrannog Beach, you can walk around the headland to another beach Cilborth Beach.
Clarach has a sand & shingle beach beside a popular holiday village backed by cliffs. It has excellent coastal walks, including a nature trail connecting Clarach Bay and Aberystwyth with panoramic views across Cardigan Bay.
Cwm Tydu is a rugged shingle cove to the south-west of New Quay.
A stream runs down through the village and over the beach.
Seal pups are born here in the autumn when the beach is closed but you can view then from the car park.
Gwbert Beach is included because whilst it’s not the best for building sand castles, you can drive onto it, which may be convenient for the less able.
Llangrannog has a fine sandy beach in a sheltered cove.
Llangrannog has shops, cafes, ice cream, pubs and toilets.
There are excellent cliff top walks to the North Ynys Lochtyn (National Trust).
Llannon is a village north of Aberaeron on the A487 coast road. It looks drab from the main road but on the coast side of the road are quaint white cottages.
The village has a pub, shops and toilets.
The beach is cobbles, no facilities.
Llanrhystud beach is a log shingle beach and part of an area that has been designated Heritage Coast.
There are no facilities and a small car park by the beach.
In Llanrhystud village there are a café, pub & shop.
Mwnt beach is owned by the National Trust, the headland overlooks a remote sandy beach. There is a steep footpath down via the toilets to the beach.
New Quay, or Ceinewydd, is a picturesque holiday village and has a harbour, fishing, sightseeing boats and water sports.
New Quay has a number of popular caravan parks, lots of cafes, restaurants, pubs and shops.
Penbryn is an unspoilt, rural, sandy beach managed by the National Trust.
The pay and display car park, shop/café and toilets are about 500 metres from the beach along an access road, alternatively walks through the woodland path.
Poppit sands is a huge sandy beach, on the southern bank of the River Teifi estuary.
Tanybwlch beach is a long mainly shingle beach situated just to the south of Aberystwyth harbour, you cross the River Ystwyth to access it.
Parking is generally easily, there are few facilities but there is unrestricted access for dogs.
The village of Tresaith overlooks an attractive sandy beach at the bottom of a steep Hill.
Half way down the Hill is a pub, The Ship, and there are toilets, disabled parking and a café at the bottom of the hill near the beach.
Ynyslas beach is a vast expanse of sand (at low tide) and dunes at the mouth of the Dovey Estuary.
It is the start/end of The Ceredigion Coastal path.
The beach can be windy and is popular for surfing, wind surfing & kite surfing.
1 Hours 9 Mins