"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Aberystwyth - South Beach

The sheltered, sloping sand and shingle beach is located in the middle of Cardigan Bay. The beach measures some 350 metres in width and is located between the castle and the harbour breakwater, backed by the Edwardian town of Aberystwyth.

Beach type: sand & shingle

Nearest town: Aberystwyth

Local authority: Ceredigion Council

OS Grid Reference: SN579813

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Keep Britain Tidy Seaside Award

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Things to see and do near Aberystwyth - South Beach

  • Vale of Rheidol Railway (0m)
  • The Vale of Rheidol Railway (0m)
  • Aberystwyth Arts Centre (1m)
  • Great Aberystwyth Camera (1m)
  • Rheidol Riding Centre (4m)
  • Blue Island Ceramics (5m)
  • The Animalarium (6m)
  • Rheidol Hydro Electric Station (8m)
  • The Magic of Life Butterfly House (8m)
  • Fantasy Farm Park (9m)

Tourist Information

Aberystwyth
Tourist Information Centre
Terrace Road
Ceredigion
Dyfed
Wales
SY23 2AG

Phone 01970 612125
Email aberystwythtic@ceredigion.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 20 July

06:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
WNW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1009
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 63%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 28%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 75%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSE
Pressure 1006
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
05:44 BST
(04:44 GMT)
Low Tide
13:03 BST
(12:03 GMT)
High Tide
18:16 BST
(17:16 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Aberystwyth is sheltered sand and shingle beach in the middle of Cardigan Bay. A popular family seaside resort with plenty to do for children, including an Edwardian promenade, bandstand and castle.

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