Top 10 beaches to visit in Wales
Some of the best beaches in the world are waiting for you to discover them on the Welsh coast.
From secluded fishing-coves to great sweeps of golden sands, we have something for you.
Did you know that we care for 133 sections of the Welsh coast, including some absolutely stunning and unspoilt beaches where you can unwind and feel free?
Use our Top 10 guide to choose your destination.
This remote picture-postcard village is accessed by walking over a mile of sandy beach. Enjoy a drink or a meal at the Ty Coch Inn, the pub on the beach, and swim, sail or kayak in the sheltered gently- shelving waters of the bay.
For the perfect day on the beach, why not visit this wonderful South Pembrokeshire beach? Frequently voted the best beach in the world, Barafundle is the perfect location to get away from it all
A spectacular highlight in an amazing area of outstanding natural beauty. Whether you want a long walk, to go surfing or just take in the beautiful views which have featured on Doctor Who and Torchwood, then this place has all this and more.
One of Ceredigion’s best-kept secrets, this beautifully secluded sandy cove lies down leafy lanes lined with flower-covered banks. When you fancy a break from swimming and sunbathing, why not visit the little café at Llanborth farm, just behind the beach.
Known all over the world for its famous ‘Whistling Sands’ this secluded gem of a beach is without doubt one of the most beautiful on the Llyn peninsula. If you need provisions for that perfect beach picnic, visit Mair Fish’s little beach café and shop, located in the old fishermen’s store on the edge of the sands.
The mile-long beach at Llanbedrog is the perfect location for a family day on the beach, being sheltered and gently shelving. Whilst you’re here, why not add an extra dimension for your beach holiday by renting a beach hut? To book a hut contact: 07814 435437
This beach is renowned as one of the finest surf beaches in Wales, made famous recently as a location for both Robin Hood and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
Mwnt, Cardigan Bay
Stretch your legs on a walk up to the 15th-century clifftop church or don your binoculars for a spot of porpoise-watching.
Morfa Bychan, Ragwen Point
This away-from-it-all pebble beach is only a short walk over the headland from the very popular Carmarthenshire beach resort at Pendine. Notice the curious concrete constructions at the back of the beach. Did you know that Winston Churchill may have visited these Second World War D-day practice structures?
Many of Wales's finest beaches are on land we own and take care of. Think of a great Welsh coastal location - Gower, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion and Llyn for example - and chances are we're taking care of it for you to enjoy.