"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Clarach - South Beach

The beach is situated within Cardigan Bay, just north of Aberystwyth. A sand and shingle, westerly facing beach measuring approximately 500 metres wide and sheltered by steep shale cliffs on either side.

Beach type: sand & shingle

Nearest town: Aberystwyth

Local authority: Ceredigion Council

OS Grid Reference: SN586836

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Clarach - South Beach

  • Great Aberystwyth Camera (1m)
  • Aberystwyth Arts Centre (1m)
  • The Vale of Rheidol Railway (1m)
  • Vale of Rheidol Railway (1m)
  • Blue Island Ceramics (4m)
  • The Animalarium (4m)
  • Rheidol Riding Centre (4m)

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 Thursday 17 August

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 31%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 27%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:11 BST
(03:11 GMT)
Low Tide
11:30 BST
(10:30 GMT)
High Tide
16:50 BST
(15:50 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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Sand and shingle beach beside a popular holiday village backed by cliffs. Particularly recommended for coastal walks, including a nature trail connecting Clarach Bay and Aberystwyth with panoramic views across Cardigan Bay.

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