Wales Coast Path

Beaches in Wales

Discover and visit some of the best beaches in Wales by using this handy guide.

With almost 200 beaches on the South Wales coast to choose from, you will never be short of a beach in Wales to visit during your next holiday.

Enjoy the unspoilt sandy beaches Tenby has to offer, perfectly encompassing the Pembrokeshire Coast National park, the UK’s only coastal national park, offering you the perfect mix of stunning coastal and rural scenery. Further along the coastal path, the Blue Flag-awarded Barafundle Bay might be Pembrokeshire’s finest beach and could easily be mistaken for a more tropical location.

The city of Swansea has its own beach, if you prefer a busier more bustling setting, while Gower’s Langland Bay is great for families, with lifeguards manning the area during peak season. For the more adventurous, Three Cliffs Bay along the Gower Peninsula offers a fantastic clifftop setting with breath-taking views, perfect for an afternoon stroll.

Choose from our selection of fine beaches in Wales.

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  • Barafundle Bay, Pembrokeshire

    Barafundle Bay

    Dog Friendly

    Parking Available

    This small but beautiful beach is an east-facing stretch of golden sand on Wales’ Pembrokeshire Coast.

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  • Whiteford Lighthouse Burry Port Feature

    Burry Port East Beach

    Dog Friendly

    This vast expanse of sands rests just east of the Carmarthenshire town of Burry Port, and is a beach popular for water sports.

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  • Llanelli Beach Path Feature

    Llanelli Beach

    Dog Friendly

    Parking Available

    Soft sands and mudflats make up this beach close to Llanelli Docks, which looks out across the Loughor Estuary.

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  • Aberystwyth North Beach Feature

    North Beach

    Parking Available

    Perhaps the livelier of Aberystwyth’s two main beaches, North Beach is lined by a wonderful promenade and looks along the stunning coastline north of the town.

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  • Rhossili Bay

    Dog Friendly

    Parking Available

    A fantastic award-winning 3-mile stretch of golden sand, Rhossili Bay is located on the Gower Peninsula, the UK’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and is a popular beach with both surfers and bathers alike.

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  • Saundersfoot Beach

    Dog Friendly

    Parking Available

    This glorious, glistening sandy beach offers all of the ingredients that you need for a fabulous family day at the beach.

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  • South Beach

    Dog Friendly

    Parking Available

    This stretch of sand and shingle beach runs from Aberystwyth Castle down to the charming harbour, with seasonal lifeguards making this a safe swimming spot for families.

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  • Tenby South Beach Feature

    South Tenby Beach

    Dog Friendly

    Parking Available

    South Beach at Tenby boasts golden sands and grassy dunes running for a mile and a half from St Catherine’s Island down to the cliffs at Penally.  

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