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Porth Dinllaen Beach

Nefyn, Gwynedd

A long sweeping sheltered sandy bay nestling behind the Carreg Ddu headland on the north coast of the LLeyn peninsula.

Beach Type



Public toilets
Local pubs
Picnic sites
There is a slipway in the bays close to the headland and the lifeboat station



Nature and Wildlife

There is a cicular walk from Porth Dinllaen to Morfa Nefyn.

Water Quality

Not Tested




No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

Pwllheli TIC Min y Don. Station Square. Pwllheli. Gwynedd. LL53 5HG Tel: 44(0)1758 613 000


Nearest town: Nefyn
County: Gwynedd
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9348, -4.52235
Postcode: LL53 6DY
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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on the Lleyn peninsula. can be reached either from Pwllheli or the A499 from Caernarfon (turn off at Llanaelheaern)

Nearest Railway Stations

Pwllheli (Approx. 5 miles away)
Abererch (Approx. 7 miles away)
Penychain (Approx. 8 miles away)

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


Parking available in town or at the National trust car parks (there is a charge)

Nearby Car Parks

Y Ddol, Nefyn (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Glanpwll, Nefyn (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Cliffs, Nefyn (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Portdinllaen, Morfa Nefyn (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Porthdinllaen, Pwllheli (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Nant Gwrtheyrn, Trefor (Unknown stay).
About 3.7 miles away
Cardiff Road, Pwllheli (Long stay).
About 5.3 miles away
Y Maes, Pwllheli (Short stay).
About 5.4 miles away
Penlan Street, Pwllheli (Long stay).
About 5.4 miles away
Pwllheli Railway Station, Pwllheli (Unknown stay).
About 5.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Nefyn