"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Afon Wen Beach

A sandy bay on the south coast of North wales LLeyn Peninsula.

Beach type: Sand/Shingle

Nearest town: Pwllheli

Local authority: Gwynedd Council

OS Grid Reference: SH443367


Blue Flag Beach

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Things to see and do near Afon Wen Beach

  • Ropeworks (1m)
  • Dwyfor Ranch Rabbit Farm (2m)
  • The Magical Grounds (2m)
  • Glasfryn Parc Bowling and Activities (4m)
  • Criccieth Castle (6m)
  • Tyn Llan Crafts (7m)
  • Welsh Highland Heritage Railway (8m)
  • Rob Piercy Gallery (8m)
  • Snowdon Mill Art and Craft Centre (8m)
  • Welsh Highland Railway (8m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Min y Don
Station Square
LL53 5HG

Phone 01758 613000
Email pwllheli.tic@gwynedd.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 30 April


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 1000
Humidity 66%
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Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 999
Humidity 63%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 998
Humidity 58%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 47%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 997
Humidity 69%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 49%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 997
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 50%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 998
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
06:47 BST
(05:47 GMT)
High Tide
11:38 BST
(10:38 GMT)
Low Tide
19:11 BST
(18:11 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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A sandy bay on the south coast of North wales LLeyn Peninsula.

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