"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

New Quay - Traeth Gwyn Beach

Facing north and located within the waters of Cardigan Bay, Traeth Gwyn is a sandy cove, backed by steep cliffs. The surrounding landscape is made up of agricultural land, caravan parks and the village of New Quay, less than 1 kilometre away. The coastal waters and coastal belt are designated as the Cardigan Bay Special Area of Conservation and Aberarth Cerreg Wylan Site of Special Scientific Interest, confirming the high conservation status of the area.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: New Quay

Local authority: Ceredigion Council

OS Grid Reference: SN398596

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near New Quay - Traeth Gwyn Beach

  • New Quay Boat Trips (1m)
  • New Quay Honey Farm (2m)
  • Llanarth Pottery (2m)
  • Gordon Miles Gallery (4m)
  • Llanerchaeron (5m)
  • Andrew Cotterill Furniture Maker (7m)
  • Curlew Weavers (9m)
  • Fantasy Farm Park (11m)

Tourist Information

New Quay
Tourist Information Centre
Church Street
Ceredigion
Dyfed
Wales
SA45 9NZ

Phone 01545 560 865
Email newquaytic@ceredigion.gov.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Friday 18 January

06:00


Chance of rain 35%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSE
Pressure 1013
Humidity 74%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
SSE
Pressure 1010
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 37%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
SSE
Pressure 1009
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 31%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSE
Pressure 1007
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 34%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSE
Pressure 1006
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSE
Pressure 1006
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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The eastern end of Newquay's sweeping sandy bay.

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