"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Porth Neigwl Beach

This is a large beach on the southwest facing side of the Lleyn Peninsula. It is also known as Hell's Mouth, and is a popular spot with surfers. It is predominantly sandy in nature, with a pebbly foreshore. The area lies within the Sea cliffs of Lleyn Site of Special Scientific Interest and Special Area of Conservation, the Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau Special Area of Conservation, and the Llyn Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Beach type: pebbles & sand

Nearest town: Abersoch

Local authority: Gwynedd Council

OS Grid Reference: SH281262

Awards

Green Coast Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Porth Neigwl Beach

  • Biscuit Ceramic Art Studio and Cafe (2m)
  • Ropeworks (11m)
  • Glasfryn Parc Bowling and Activities (12m)

Tourist Information

Pwllheli
Tourist Information Centre
Min y Don
Station Square
Wales
LL53 5HG

Phone 01758 613000
Email pwllheli.tic@gwynedd.gov.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Tuesday 16 October

06:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
S
Pressure 1013
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 50%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 58%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Accomodation near Porth Neigwl Beach

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Porth Neigwl, or Hells Mouth, is a south west facing rural beach frequented by surfers and kayakers because of the relatively large waves. It is a gently shelving beach, consisting mainly of medium sized pebbles at high tide but with vast expanses of sand at low tide.

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