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Aberavon Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed only at certain times of the year
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes this beach has wheelchair access

This is a lovely long sandy beach, backed by a sea wall and promenade. The Northern end of the beach is known as

Aberporth Beaches (Dolwen & Dyffryn)

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round but only in certain areas
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes this beach has wheelchair access

There are two sheltered beaches in Aberporth, which are separated by a small rocky outcrop. Both beaches are sandy with plenty of rock pools for the kids to poke around in, and from the shore, Bottlenose dolphins can...

Aberystwyth North Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round but only in certain areas
Wheelchair Accessible: Unknown

For the most part, this is a clean dark sandy beach, with some shingle thrown in for good measure, backed by a long promenade. This is a very popular beach with holidaymakers, that comes complete with a Victorian...

Aberystwyth South Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round but only in certain areas
Wheelchair Accessible: Unknown

This beach is a lot quieter than its sister Aberystwyth North Beach, that said, it is still a nice long...

Amroth Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round but only in certain areas
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes this beach has wheelchair access

A fantastic long sandy beach, that is ideal for a whole host of beach fun and activities. There are rock pools for the kids to investigate at the Western end of the beach.

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Borth Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round but only in certain areas
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes this beach has wheelchair access

This is a long beach of sand and shingle, with plenty more sand revealed at low tide. Low tide also reveals something extra special - A submerged forest that contains the remains of numerous prostrate trees. This...

Bracelet Bay Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed only at certain times of the year
Wheelchair Accessible: No wheelchair beach access

This beach is made up of rocks and pebbles with a sprinkling of sand here and there, as well as a number of rock pools to investigate. The waters here are ok for dipping your toes in, but swimming is not really...

Broad Haven Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round but only in certain areas
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes this beach has wheelchair access

The beach is a real favourite with families, and it gets very busy at peak times of the year. At high tide, Broad Haven is long and narrow with sand and pebbles, but at low tide, there is a massive expanse of golden...

Castle Beach Tenby

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round but only in certain areas
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes this beach has wheelchair access

A fantastic sandy beach at low tide which makes an ideal spot for sunbathing, although it's not as big as Tenby's North...

Caswell Bay Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed only at certain times of the year
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes this beach has wheelchair access

This is a great all-rounder as beaches go. It's nice and sandy, it's safe to swim here, and it's good for a spot of surfing too. Being such a popular beach means it does get very busy, although at low tide the sand...

Clarach Bay Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round but only in certain areas
Wheelchair Accessible: Unknown

This beach is made up of sand and shingle and is made popular by the holiday park located at the edge of the beach. It is a great place for a whole host of water-based activities like swimming, surfing, windsurfing,...

Coney Beach (Sandy Bay)

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed only at certain times of the year
Wheelchair Accessible: Unknown

It's not very difficult to see why this is such a popular beach, particularly those with children. It offers a fantastic stretch of golden sand where kids can enjoy traditional donkey rides, or bounce away on...

Freshwater West Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes this beach has wheelchair access

A surfers idea of paradise! The beach is fairly wide and for the most part, sandy, backed by an extensive system of dunes. Although a good family beach, it is a very popular destination for the surfing fraternity, as...

Kenfig Sands Beach (Sker Beach)

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round
Wheelchair Accessible: Unknown

Kenfig Sands is known to locals as Sker Beach. It is the most Westerly beach in Bridgend and is only accessible by walking from Rest Bay, or Kenfig National Nature Reserve. Kenfig Sands is a 2-mile long sandy...

Langland Bay Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed only at certain times of the year
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes this beach has wheelchair access

Beachgoers will find a lovely stretch of sandiness here, combined with its close proximity to Swansea means it's very popular with families and the surfing fraternity. There are excellent facilities just behind the...

Llangrannog Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round but only in certain areas
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes this beach has wheelchair access

One of the most popular beaches in Ceredigion

This lovely beach is mostly sand with some shingle all nestled into a steep, lush green narrow valley. Visitors couldn't...

Llantwit Major Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed only at certain times of the year
Wheelchair Accessible: Unknown

aka Cwm Colhugh Beach This is a beach best visited at low tide if you are looking for some sand, otherwise, it's mostly made up of rocks. There are stunning cliffs set behind the beach and rock pools for the...

New Quay Harbour Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed only at certain times of the year
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes this beach has wheelchair access

Harbour Beach is nestled between the towns two piers and considered to be the most popular of the 3 beaches in New Quay. Although it is not a massive beach it does have beautiful golden sands, where families can...

Newgale Sands Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round but only in certain areas
Wheelchair Accessible: Unknown

Newgale Sands beach - It's certainly popular - It's definitely big - It's possibly one of the best beaches found in Wales. Facing West, out from St brides Bay, this is a vast 2-mile sweep of sand is back by a huge...

Newport Sands Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes this beach has wheelchair access

This is a wide beach, roughly a mile long, located on the opposite side to Newport Parrog Beach at the mouth of...

Nolton Haven Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round
Wheelchair Accessible: Unknown

This beach is nestled in a small sheltered bay, offering its visitors a mixture of sand and pebbles at high tide. But as the tide recedes it reveals a long, narrow stretch of sand. If you're planning a swim here, it...

North Beach Tenby

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed only at certain times of the year
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes this beach has wheelchair access

This is the second biggest beach in Tenby after South beach, offering its visitors a nice sheltered stretch of...

Ogmore-by-Sea Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round
Wheelchair Accessible: Unknown

A beach best visited at low tide, as it then exposes a nice sandy beach with some pebbles. Please do not consider bathing in the Ogmore river which lies to the Western end of the beach. It should be noted that...

Pembrey Beach (Cefn Sidan)

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round but only in certain areas
Wheelchair Accessible: Unknown

Separating the waters of Carmarthen Bay from Pembrey Country Park, is Pembrey Beach (Cefn Sidan), a fantastic seven and a half mile stretch of fine golden sands. This popular beach offers plenty of room for...

Pendine Sands Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round but only in certain areas
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes this beach has wheelchair access

One of Wales’ longest sandy beaches... A fantastic 7-mile long stretch of flat sandiness owned by the Ministry of Defence (therefore sometimes sections are closed off to the public), at low tide the beach is almost...

Pink Bay Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round
Wheelchair Accessible: No wheelchair beach access

This is a nice quiet beach made up of a steep pebble bank at the top of the beach, with golden sand revealed at low tide. There is a voluntary lifeguard service from early July to the end of August (not RNLI).

Poppit Sands Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round but only in certain areas
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes this beach has wheelchair access

This is a huge sandy beach, even at high tide. The beach, which is backed by sand dunes, is located on the Southern banks of the river Teifi estuary.

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Port Eynon Bay Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round but only in certain areas
Wheelchair Accessible: Unknown

This is a popular long sandy beach at both high and low tide, with a much wider stretch of sand revealed at the water recedes. Beachgoers will find it a safe location for swimming, and for surfing and windsurfing....

Prestatyn Central Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round but only in certain areas
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes this beach has wheelchair access

A popular large sandy beach, backed by a promenade. A lifeguard patrols (not RNLI) 23rd May to 31st May everyday 11am to 4:30pm 1st June to 17th July Weekends only 11am to 4:30pm 18th July to 31st August everyday...

Rest Bay Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed only at certain times of the year
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes this beach has wheelchair access

This is a popular beach which gets very busy during the summer months, offering its visitors a lovely sandy beach that is well suited for families, as well as those who enjoy water-based sports like surfing, canoeing,...