"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 Sunday 16 December

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1001
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 15%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
S
Pressure 1002
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 88%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
S
Pressure 1002
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 78%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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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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