"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Criccieth Beach

The beach is south facing, made up of sand and pebble, located to the west of Porthmadog and backed by a promenade. The bathing water lies within the Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau Special Area of Conservation. To the east is the Tiroedd a Glannau Rhwng Cricieth AC Afon Glaslyn Site of Special Scientific Interest, and to the west is the Glanllynnau a Glannau Pen-ychain I Cricieth Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Beach type: Shingle/Rocks/Sand

Nearest town: Criccieth

Local authority: Gwynedd Council

OS Grid Reference: SH504380

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Criccieth Beach

  • Dwyfor Ranch Rabbit Farm (2m)
  • The Magical Grounds (3m)
  • Tyn Llan Crafts (3m)
  • Criccieth Castle (3m)
  • Welsh Highland Heritage Railway (4m)
  • Rob Piercy Gallery (4m)
  • Snowdon Mill Art and Craft Centre (4m)
  • Welsh Highland Railway (4m)
  • Ffestiniog Railway (4m)
  • Ropeworks (5m)

Tourist Information

Porthmadog
Tourist Information Centre
High Street
Wales
LL49 9LD

Phone 01766 512981
Email porthmadog.tic@gwynedd.gov.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Wednesday 12 December

06:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SE
Pressure 1018
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SE
Pressure 1018
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
SE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SE
Pressure 1014
Humidity 74%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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The town sits behind a rocky headland dominated by a 13th century castle. The rocky beach extends east becoming shingle and finally sand which stretches away to Tremadog bay.

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