"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Borth Beach

The old fishing hamlet of Borth boastsĀ one of Ceredigion's longest sandy beaches. Because of its shallow waters Borth beach is popular with families.

Beach type: Shingle/Sand

Nearest town: Borth

Local authority: Ceredigion Council

OS Grid Reference: SN606900


Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Borth Beach

  • Blue Island Ceramics (0m)
  • The Animalarium (0m)
  • Great Aberystwyth Camera (5m)
  • Aberystwyth Arts Centre (5m)
  • The Vale of Rheidol Railway (5m)
  • Vale of Rheidol Railway (5m)
  • Rheidol Riding Centre (7m)
  • Talyllyn Railway (7m)
  • Crochendy Tywyn Pottery (7m)
  • Rheidol Hydro Electric Station (9m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Cambrian Terrace
SY24 5HY

Phone 01970 871 174
Email borthtic@ceredigion.gov.uk

Seasonal opening

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 20 March


Chance of rain 18%
Max temp. -0°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1030
Humidity 96%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1032
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1033
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1033
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1034
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1035
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:37 GMT
High Tide
09:58 GMT
Low Tide
17:03 GMT
High Tide
22:19 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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Tell us what you think about Borth Beach

The beach at high tide is predominantly shingle, anchored by row upon row of wooden groynes. As the tide retreats about 150 yards of deep clean sand is revealed, extending for over three miles towards Ynyslas.

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