"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Dyffryn (Llanendwyn) Beach

The beach is relatively flat, made up of sand and pebbles, stretching for 8 kilometres to the north of Barmouth. A number of caravan sites are located to the south. The dune system is part of the Morfa Dyffryn Site of Special Scientific Interest and the Morfa Dyffryn National Nature Reserve, which reflects the environmental importance of the site. The beach also lies within the Morfa Harlech a Morfa Dyffryn Special Area of Conservation.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Cardigan

Local authority: Gwynedd Council

OS Grid Reference: SH567225


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Dyffryn (Llanendwyn) Beach

  • The Childrens Farm Park (4m)
  • Llanfair Slate Caverns (4m)
  • Bendi-gedig (5m)
  • Harlech Castle (5m)
  • Fairbourne Steam Railway (7m)
  • Portmeirion (9m)
  • Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre (10m)
  • Ffestiniog Railway (10m)
  • Welsh Highland Railway (10m)
  • Go Ape! Coed-Y-Brenin (10m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
The Station
Station Road
LL42 1LU

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

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 13 December


Chance of rain 18%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1000
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 65%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 996
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 29%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 995
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 994
Humidity 69%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 77%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 13mph.
Pressure 990
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 33%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 13mph.
Pressure 992
Humidity 78%
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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On the coast of Cardigan Bay. Dyffryn is a long sandy beach backed by an extensive sand dune system. The dunes are a National Nature Reserve and a permit should be obtained from the Countryside Council for Wales before visiting them.

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