"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Barmouth Beach

Barmouth is one of the most picturesque resorts on the Welsh coast and is surrounded by the majestic splendour of the Snowdonia National Park. A traditional seaside resort, Barmouth is ideal for family holidays with miles of soft golden sands and safe paddling in the bathing waters of Cardigan Bay. The vast beach is never overcrowded and there is always plenty of room for a game of volleyball, rounders or sandcastle building. A 'land train' runs the length of the promenade and traditional donkey rides, swing boats and amusement arcades provide fun for all ages.

 

 

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Barmouth

Local authority: Gwynedd Council

OS Grid Reference: SH609158

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Barmouth Beach

  • Bendi-gedig (0m)
  • Fairbourne Steam Railway (2m)
  • The Childrens Farm Park (9m)
  • Llanfair Slate Caverns (9m)
  • Crochendy Tywyn Pottery (9m)
  • Talyllyn Railway (10m)
  • Harlech Castle (10m)
  • Go Ape! Coed-Y-Brenin (10m)
  • Coed y Brenin Forest Park (10m)
  • Corris Craft Centre (10m)

Tourist Information

Barmouth
Tourist Information Centre
The Station
Station Road
Wales
LL42 1LU

Phone 01341 280 787
Email barmouth.tic@gwynedd.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 13 December

06:00


Chance of rain 55%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
WSW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 80%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 997
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 33%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 995
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 994
Humidity 69%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 75%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 13mph.
W
Pressure 990
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 31%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 13mph.
W
Pressure 992
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:16 GMT
Low Tide
11:41 GMT
High Tide
16:41 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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Tell us what you think about Barmouth Beach

A long sandy beach and popular family destination on Cardigan Bay in the Snowdonia national park. The town can get busy. A land train runs along the promenade and there are traditional donkey rides, swing boats and amusement arcades. But the beach itself is vast and easily big enough to get away from it all.

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