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.

Abergele Beach, Pensarn

Designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest, Abergele Beach is a vegetated shingle ridge backed by a narrow strip of sand and shingle, supporting dune ...

Aberporth Beach

A great place for spotting dolphins and seals, the sheltered sandy beach is a favourite destination for families. Glorious views from the Ceredigion Heritage Coast.

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Abersoch Beach

Abersoch Beach

A large, sandy beach providing plenty of opportunities for traditional seaside activities. Great for sailing, windsurfing or jet skiing or simply taking a boat trip ...

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Amroth Beach, Pembrokeshire

A lovely wide sandy beach close to the small unspoilt village of Amroth. Perfect for swimming, wind surfing and traditional beach games.

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Barmouth Beach, Gwynedd

A gloriously picturesque resorts on the Welsh coast and is surrounded by the splendour of the Snowdonia National Park. The vast beach is popular for ...

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Benllech Beach, Anglesey

Benllech Beach

A beach of fine golden sand set in a crescent-shaped bay, beautifully clear blue water provides safe bathing and paddling. Good disabled facilities and a ...

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Borth Beach

This wide stretch of beach consists mainly of gentle shelving sand and shingle. The beach itself features a good range of facilities and is a ...

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Bracelet Bay, Gower Peninsula

Bracelet Bay

Situated on Gower Peninsula and backed by dramatic cliffs, Bracelet Bay is a small rocky bay where sand is exposed as the tide drops. There ...

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Broadhaven North Beach

Sandy beach facing west, with excellent views across St Brides Bay. Safe bathing means the beach is popular with families, and the nearby town offers ...

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Castle Beach, Tenby

A sandy cove lying below the ancient ruins of Tenby Castle, and positioned between Castle Hill and the East Cliff. At low tides it is possible to ...

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Caswell Bay

Caswell Bay

Lifeguards supervise this beach and the excellent access for prams and disabled visitors make this the perfect choice for a safe family day out. Its soft ...

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Central Beach, Prestatyn

A wide north facing sandy beach with rock groynes, providing a popular location for families.  Good facilities close by, and stunning views of Snowdonia and ...

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Church Bay, Isle of Anglesey

Church Bay is a beautiful rural and unspoilt sand and pebble beach edged with rock pools. The beach is backed by cliffs and access is ...

Coppet Hall

A sandy beach with pebbles at the high tide line.  It has a great view over the Gower Peninsula on a clear day, it is ...

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Dale Beach

This beach is a haven for watersports enthusiasts with sailing, windsurfing and kayak available. There is also an area of salt mudflats which attract a ...

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Dinas Dinelle

The beach is a sizable stretch with pebbles at the top and sand at the lower levels making it perfect conditions to take part in ...

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Langland Bay

Langland Bay

The bay attracts lots of surfers and if you are lucky you may catch a competition as these are often held here when conditions prevail. ...

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Llanddona Beach

Llanddona Beach

Long sandy beach is located at the eastern end of Red Wharf Bay and it is great for bathing, paddling, beach combing and walking.  Amenities ...

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Llanddwyn Beach, Newborough

Llanddwyn Beach

Renowned as one of the most spectacular beaches in Britain, Llanddwyn is backed by luscious forest, impressive sand dunes, and boasts the backdrop of Snowdonia ...

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Llandudno North Shore

Llandudno North Shore

Llandudno is an established seaside resort. There are plenty of entertainments and attractions, with the North Shore being it's principal beach. It is a sheltered ...

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Llanfairfechan Beach

Fine sand/shingle beach with fantastic views towards Anglesey, the Menai Strait and the great Orme. This beach is popular with bathers.  It is backed on ...

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Llangrannog Beach

Llangrannog has two beaches, the main beach at its frontage and the adjoining Cilborth beach in a hidden cove. The fine sandy beaches provide all ...

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Lydstep Beach

Is a charming sand and shingle beach which enjoys a peaceful, idyllic setting with dramatic views overlooking the beautiful Caldey Island.  At low tide there ...

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Marian y De, Pwllheli

Marian y De

A lovely sand and shingle beach offering a great place for family fun. A promenade, runs along the beach providing good access, and there is free ...

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Morfa Bychan (Black Rock Sands)

Morfa Bychan (Black Rock Sands)

The large expanse of hard packed flat sand allows car access which is regulated by a seasonal Council warden. The bay has a rocky headland ...

New Quay Harbour Beach, Ceredigion

New Quay Harbour Beach

New Quay is a picturesque and internationally renowned village and was once a flourishing shipbuilding center and fishing port. Dylan Thomas once lived there and ...

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Newgale Sands

Is famous for its two mile stretch of gloriously golden sand.  With its 'big surf', it is considered by many one of the best places ...

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North Beach, Aberystwyth

North Beach

A gently sloping sand and shingle beach situated at the centre of Cardigan Bay.  Close to the traditional seaside town and providng  daily boat trips to ...

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North Beach, Tenby

A long sandy beach set in between the Victorian town of Tenby and the harbour.  A deservedly popular beach, with a good range of cafes, ...

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Pembrey Country Park, Cefn Sidan

Pembrey Country Park

One of Europes best beaches this eight mile stretch of long golden sand is one of the treasures of the Pembrey Country Park. With its ...

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Penmaenmawr

Is the showpiece of this clean, well maintained beach! The recently modernised promeande has many attractive features, with its landscaped terraces, flower borders and grassed areas ...

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Pensarn Beach, Abergele

The beach at Abergele is a narrow strip of sand and shingle, with sand dune grassland behind. The area  is designated a Site of Special ...

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Poppit Sands

This is a charming a beach as its name suggests. With its clean shallow sand and extensive dunes it is the ideal location to enjoy ...

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Port Eynon Beach

Port Eynon Beach

Has a expanse of golden sand, with convenient access and selection of nearby camp sites Port Eynon and is an ideal resort to take a ...

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Porth Dafarch Beach

Porth Dafarch Beach

A lovely sandy cove surrounded by a rocky headland, conveniently located between Treaddur Bay and Holyhead.  Perfect for exploring rock pools, building sandcastles or for ...

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Porth Swtan, Church Bay

A lovely sand and pebble beach with rock pools. In a beautiful rural location Church Bay beach is backed by cliffs and a popular spot ...

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Rest Bay, Porthcawl

Rest Bay

A great sandy beach and a popular destination for surfers due it's south westerly aspect producing a fine surf for experienced and novice boarders, with ...

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Rhos on Sea Beach, Colwyn Bay

A sand and rock beach popular for swimming, fishing, canoeing and sailing. Plenty to keep the family entertained on the pier and a wide promenade ...

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Saundersfoot Beach

A lovely large sandy beach, popular with families with young children because of it's shallow water ideal for paddling and  safe bathing.  Next  to the ...

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South Beach, Tenby

A popular sandy beach with plenty of activities available to keep the family entertained, including trampolines and a bouncy castle.  The beach runs from St Catherines ...

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South Beach, Aberystwyth

South Beach

Trearddur Bay

A lovely large sandy beach gently slopping to the sea.  Great for rockpooling. and water sports including surfing, canoeing and water skiing.  There are Cafes ...

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Trecco Bay

A sheltered sandy and rocky beach close to the town centre of Porthcrawl.  Excellent family facilities, including an amusement arcade and a leisure centre, are ...

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Tresaith Beach

A small sheltered sandy bay popular with families.  Good for rock pools and safe swimming, sailing and windsurfing.  A second beach is accessed by crossing ...

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Whitesands Beach, St Davids

A beautiful, scenic beach of fine white sand, providing on of the best spots for surfing in Wales.The northern end is popular with canoeist and ...

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