"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Tal-y-bont Beach

This west facing storm beach is typically featureless and shallow with just a few patches of shingle and slightly deeper gullies towards low water. The Morfa Dyffryn Site of Special Scientific Interest is located just to the north of the bathing area.

Beach type: Sand/Shingle

Nearest town: Barmouth

Local authority: Gwynedd Council

OS Grid Reference: SH578210

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Tal-y-bont Beach

  • Bendi-gedig (4m)
  • The Childrens Farm Park (5m)
  • Llanfair Slate Caverns (5m)
  • Fairbourne Steam Railway (6m)
  • Harlech Castle (6m)
  • Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre (9m)
  • Go Ape! Coed-Y-Brenin (10m)
  • Coed y Brenin Forest Park (10m)
  • Rhiw Goch Ski Centre (11m)
  • Ropeworks (14m)

Tourist Information

Barmouth
Tourist Information Centre
The Station
Station Road
Wales
LL42 1LU

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

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 20 October

06:00


Chance of rain 15%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
WNW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 96%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WNW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
S
Pressure 1004
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 88%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
SE
Pressure 1000
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 76%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
SSE
Pressure 997
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:29 BST
(03:29 GMT)
High Tide
09:22 BST
(08:22 GMT)
Low Tide
16:37 BST
(15:37 GMT)
High Tide
21:37 BST
(20:37 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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Tell us what you think about Tal-y-bont Beach

Also known as Benar Beach, Tal-y-Bont forms part of the large sand dune system of Morfa Dyffryn. During the last few years a shingle bank has developed along the high water mark. This is a very popular tourist and residential beach serviced by campsites.

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