"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Aberystwyth - South Beach

The sheltered, sloping sand and shingle beach is located in the middle of Cardigan Bay. The beach measures some 350 metres in width and is located between the castle and the harbour breakwater, backed by the Edwardian town of Aberystwyth.

Beach type: sand & shingle

Nearest town: Aberystwyth

Local authority: Ceredigion Council

OS Grid Reference: SN579813

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Keep Britain Tidy Seaside Award

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Things to see and do near Aberystwyth - South Beach

  • Vale of Rheidol Railway (0m)
  • The Vale of Rheidol Railway (0m)
  • Aberystwyth Arts Centre (1m)
  • Great Aberystwyth Camera (1m)
  • Rheidol Riding Centre (4m)
  • Blue Island Ceramics (5m)
  • The Animalarium (6m)
  • Rheidol Hydro Electric Station (8m)
  • The Magic of Life Butterfly House (8m)
  • Fantasy Farm Park (9m)

Tourist Information

Aberystwyth
Tourist Information Centre
Terrace Road
Ceredigion
Dyfed
Wales
SY23 2AG

Phone 01970 612125
Email aberystwythtic@ceredigion.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 28 July

06:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
SW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 74%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 91%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 88%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 40%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1003
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
06:56 BST
(05:56 GMT)
High Tide
12:07 BST
(11:07 GMT)
Low Tide
19:00 BST
(18:00 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Aberystwyth is sheltered sand and shingle beach in the middle of Cardigan Bay. A popular family seaside resort with plenty to do for children, including an Edwardian promenade, bandstand and castle.

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