"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

New Quay - North Beach

Traeth Y Dolau is a small beach located in a very busy and popular seaside town, and is home to one of Wales' most popular sailing centres. There is a good selection of  places to eat and drink in addition to plenty  of organised tours and walks to go on, the most popular of which are the boat trips to watch the seals and dolphins of the Cardigan Bay Special Area of Conservation. New Quay is a picturesque and internationally renowned village and was once a flourishing shipbuilding center and fishing port.  Dylan Thomas once lived there and it is highly likely that llarregub, the "cliff-percjed town at the far end of Wales" featured in Under Mllkwood is based on this village.

 

Beach type: sand & rock

Nearest town: Cardigan

Local authority: Ceredigion Council

OS Grid Reference: SN390601

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Blue Flag Beach

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Things to see and do near New Quay - North Beach

  • New Quay Boat Trips (0m)
  • New Quay Honey Farm (2m)
  • Llanarth Pottery (3m)
  • Gordon Miles Gallery (5m)
  • Llanerchaeron (5m)
  • Andrew Cotterill Furniture Maker (7m)
  • Curlew Weavers (9m)
  • Fantasy Farm Park (11m)

Tourist Information

New Quay
Tourist Information Centre
Church Street
Ceredigion
Dyfed
Wales
SA45 9NZ

Phone 01545 560 865
Email newquaytic@ceredigion.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 19 October

06:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSE
Pressure 1003
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1002
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1000
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 78%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSE
Pressure 996
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 84%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
SSE
Pressure 993
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSE
Pressure 991
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:47 BST
(01:47 GMT)
High Tide
08:17 BST
(07:17 GMT)
Low Tide
14:59 BST
(13:59 GMT)
High Tide
20:33 BST
(19:33 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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One of Wales' most popular sailing centres, and formerly a centre for shipbuilding. Well supplied with cafes and eateries. Organised excursions available, including seal watching on boat trips to Cardigan Bay Special Area of Conservation.

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