Explore Blue Flag Beaches in Wales

Mountains to get lost in; valleys to walk through; beaches to build sandcastles on. Wales is diverse and inviting. Boasting three national parks Snowdonia, Pembrokeshire and the Brecon Beacons and some glorious beaches. Stay on a farm, in a yurt or in a log cabin or simply camp to make the most of the outdoors.

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The sandy, sheltered beaches at Aberporth bustles with activity during the summer season, making the seaside village one of Ceredigion's favourite holiday destinations. Rock pools ...

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Aberystwyth South Beach

South Rd, Aberystwyth SY23 1JW, UK

Aberystwyth's Seaside Award South Beach is a little quieter than the town's North Beach . It's a wide, gently sloping sand and shingle beach, where ...

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Amroth, Narberth SA67 8NG, UK

Amroth is an extremely large sandy beach and is overlooked by a small, undeveloped, unspoilt village with a promenade running the length of the beach.The ...

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Morlan Terrace, Borth SY24 5HP, UK

The old fishing hamlet of Borth boasts one of Ceredigion's longest sandy beaches. Because of it's shallow waters Borth beach is popular with families.

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Broadhaven North

Millmoor Way, Broad Haven, Haverfordwest SA62 3JH, UK

A sandy beach facing due west, offering excellent views across St Brides Bay. Safe bathing means the beach is popular with families, and the nearby ...

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Caswell Bay

Swansea SA3 3BS, UK

With its soft pleasant sand and interesting rock pools Caswell Bay is a firm favourite with families with young children. The efficient lifeguards supervising the ...

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Cefn Sidan, Pembrey Country Park

Burry Port SA16 0EJ, UK

Cefn Sidan is one of the longest beaches in Wales and is backed by Pembrey Country Park. The extensive flat sandy beach lends itself to ...

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Coppet Hall

Saundersfoot SA69 9EY, UK

Coppet Hall is a sandy beach with pebbles at the high tide line. It has a good view out over the Gower Peninsula on a ...

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Dale, Haverfordwest SA62 3AS, UK

Please Note; Because of Coronavirus restrictions in Wales the beach is currently only accessible to locals, and some facilities and services may not be in ...

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Langland Bay

Langland Bay Rd, Newton, Swansea SA3 4QR, UK

Set along the dramatic Gower Peninsula, Langland Bay has a sandy beach that is fringed by attractive Edwardian huts. It is a popular destination for ...

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Llangrannog, Llandysul SA44 6SN, UK

The village of Llangrannog lies in a narrow, steep sided valley of the river Hawen, amongst superb scenery on Ceredigion's Heritage Coast. Llangrannog has two ...

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Newgale, Haverfordwest SA62 6AS, UK

Newgale Sands is famous for its two mile stretch of gloriously golden sand. With its 'large surf', it is considered by many one of the ...

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Poppit Sands

Cardigan SA43 3LN, UK

The delightfully named Poppit Sands is as charming a beach as its name suggests. With its clean shallow sand and extensive dunes it is the ...

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Port Eynon

Port Eynon, Swansea SA3 1NR, UK

With its expanse of golden sand, convenient access and selection of nearby camp sites Port Eynon is an ideal resort to take a young family. ...

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Prestatyn Central

Prestatyn LL19, UK

Central Beach is located between the Ffrith and Barkby Beaches, only half a mile from the town centre. It is popular for watersports including surfing, ...

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Rest Bay, Porthcawl

Porthcawl CF36 3UP, UK

Rest Bay is an expanse of firm golden sand backed by low cliffs. The beach has plenty of parking available with cafes near by. It ...

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A large sandy beach with very shallow water, ideal for bathing. Adjacent to the beach is the popular habour which is home to a ...

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Tenby, Castle

The ancient ruins of Tenby Castle lie above a picturesque sandy cove situated between Castle Hill and the East Cliff. At low tides it is ...

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Tenby, South

Tenby South beach stretches for a mile and runs to Giltar point, offering the most amazing views of Caldey Island. Sand dunes run the entire ...

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Trecco Bay

Trecco Bay Holiday Park, Porthcawl CF36 5PW, UK

This well sheltered sandy and rocky beach is non commercialised and close enough for a stroll to the town centre of the popular seaside resort ...

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Facing north west, the bay is popular for swimming, surfing, sailing and windsurfing as well as beach games and sandcastle building. The picturesque village behind ...

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Whitesands, St David's

St David's may be tucked away in the far corner of south-west Wales but it retains its title as Britain's smallest city. Birthplace of Wales' ...

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