"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Criccieth - West End Beach

The town sits behind a rocky headland dominated by a 13th century castle. The rocky beach extends east becoming shingle and finally sand which stretches away to Tremadog bay.

Beach type: sand

Nearest town: Criccieth

Local authority: Gwynedd Council

OS Grid Reference: SH502379

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Criccieth - West End Beach

  • Dwyfor Ranch Rabbit Farm (2m)
  • The Magical Grounds (3m)
  • Tyn Llan Crafts (3m)
  • Criccieth Castle (4m)
  • Welsh Highland Heritage Railway (4m)
  • Rob Piercy Gallery (4m)
  • Snowdon Mill Art and Craft Centre (4m)
  • Welsh Highland Railway (4m)
  • Ffestiniog Railway (4m)
  • Ropeworks (5m)

Tourist Information

Porthmadog
Tourist Information Centre
High Street
Wales
LL49 9LD

Phone 01766 512981
Email porthmadog.tic@gwynedd.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 17 August

06:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
W
Pressure 1007
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 26%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:34 BST
(03:34 GMT)
Low Tide
11:58 BST
(10:58 GMT)
High Tide
17:11 BST
(16:11 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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The town sits behind a rocky headland dominated by a 13th century castle. The rocky beach extends east becoming shingle and finally sand which stretches away to Tremadog bay.

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