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Clarach - South Beach

Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

Sand and shingle beach beside a popular holiday village backed by cliffs. Particularly recommended for coastal walks, including a nature trail connecting Clarach Bay and Aberystwyth with panoramic views across Cardigan Bay.

Beach Type

sand & shingle

Facilities

Cafe/restaurant
Toilets
First aid
Disabled access
Leisure centre
Arcades
Campsite

Activities

Swimming
Windsurfing
Surfing
Sailing
Canoeing
Bowling

Nature and Wildlife

Recommended for coastal walks. and local nature trail between Clarach Bay and Aberystwyth.

Water Quality

Acceptable

Lifeguard

Yes

Dogs

Dogs restricted.

Tourist Information

Aberystwyth TIC: 01970 612125

Location

Nearest town: Aberystwyth
County: Ceredigion
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4326, -4.08013
Postcode: SY23 3DL
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Aberystwyth Community, Ceredigion at Explore Britain.

Access

Signposted off the A487 from Aberystwyth

Public Transport

Aberystwyth has a train station.

Nearest Railway Stations

Aberystwyth (About a mile and a half away)
Borth (Approx. 4 miles away)
Aberdovey (Approx. 7 miles away)
Penhelig (Approx. 8 miles away)
Dovey Junction (Approx. 11 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.

Parking

parking available next to the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Bath Street, Aberystwyth (Short stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Aberystwyth Station, Aberystwyth (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Mill Street, Aberystwyth (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Park Avenue, Aberystwyth (Short stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Maesyrafon, Aberystwyth (Long stay).
About 1.5 miles away
St. Brieuc Boulevard, Aberystwyth (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Lower Park Avenue, Aberystwyth (Long stay).
About 1.6 miles away
New Promenade, Aberystwyth (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Gogerddan Allt Ddel, Penrhyncoch (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Gogerddan Picnic Site, Penrhyncoch (Unknown stay).
About 2.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Aberystwyth