"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 Wednesday 13 December

06:00


Chance of rain 44%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
WSW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 82%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
WSW
Pressure 997
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 30%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
WNW
Pressure 995
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 994
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 64%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 13mph.
W
Pressure 990
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 33%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 13mph.
W
Pressure 992
Humidity 75%
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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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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