"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Criccieth - West End Beach

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.

Beach type: sand

Nearest town: Criccieth

Local authority: Gwynedd Council

OS Grid Reference: SH502379

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Criccieth - West End Beach

  • Dwyfor Ranch Rabbit Farm (2m)
  • The Magical Grounds (3m)
  • Tyn Llan Crafts (3m)
  • Criccieth Castle (4m)
  • 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 and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 20 September

06:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
S
Pressure 1016
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 47%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
S
Pressure 1014
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 93%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
S
Pressure 1012
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 55%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
S
Pressure 1011
Humidity 95%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 49%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
S
Pressure 1011
Humidity 97%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:07 BST
(03:07 GMT)
High Tide
09:01 BST
(08:01 GMT)
Low Tide
16:22 BST
(15:22 GMT)
High Tide
21:19 BST
(20:19 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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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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