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Gwynedd Beach Guide





Gwynedd is a county in Wales bordered by Powys, Conwy, Denbigshire, Anglesey and Ceredigion. 

For Wildlife Fanatics there is plenty for you to do especially with Snowdonia National Park nearby! You can adventure along trails, enjoy its incredible wildlife species, take a stroll along many of its beaches, and much more! 

In 1283 King Edward I decided to expand his domain into West Wales and build a fortification of castles named the ‘’Iron Ring’’ with the purpose of protecting the area, these are Harlech Castle, Castle of Beaumaris, Caernarfon and Conwy Castle. 

Gwynedd has some beautiful beaches with sandy beaches, the best recommended to visit and most popular ones are Whistling Sands Beach, Llandanwg Beach, Barmouth Beach and Aberdyfi Beach. 

The beaches vary from long stretches of sandy beaches, to some with secret coves and smaller sandy beaches and even longer pebbly beaches backed by banks of boulder clay with a colourful variety of pebbles found on the shores. 

Other Beaches: Aberdaron Beach, Machroes Beach, Porth Dinllaen Beach, Penllech Beach, Fairbourne Beach, West end Beach, Aberdovey, Machroes, Harlech Beach, Afon Wen, Bennar Beach, and lots more!  

Gwynedd has the beach for you! We also have many Beach Huts available around different locations in Gwynedd. 


  • It has outstanding natural beauty with many natural parks, incredible beaches and much more!


  • The Welsh language and signs can be tricky to understand, but don’t panic you will be able to speak English too!

Beaches In Gwynedd


Abersoch Beach

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