"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Tal-y-bont Beach

This west facing storm beach is typically featureless and shallow with just a few patches of shingle and slightly deeper gullies towards low water. The Morfa Dyffryn Site of Special Scientific Interest is located just to the north of the bathing area.

Beach type: Sand/Shingle

Nearest town: Barmouth

Local authority: Gwynedd Council

OS Grid Reference: SH578210

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Tal-y-bont Beach

  • Bendi-gedig (4m)
  • The Childrens Farm Park (5m)
  • Llanfair Slate Caverns (5m)
  • Fairbourne Steam Railway (6m)
  • Harlech Castle (6m)
  • Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre (9m)
  • Go Ape! Coed-Y-Brenin (10m)
  • Coed y Brenin Forest Park (10m)
  • Rhiw Goch Ski Centre (11m)
  • Ropeworks (14m)

Tourist Information

Barmouth
Tourist Information Centre
The Station
Station Road
Wales
LL42 1LU

Phone 01341 280 787
Email barmouth.tic@gwynedd.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 24 January

06:00


Chance of rain 88%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 14mph.
WSW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
SSW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 32%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
SSW
Pressure 998
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 31%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 12mph.
SW
Pressure 998
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
SW
Pressure 999
Humidity 79%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
00:19 GMT
Low Tide
07:36 GMT
High Tide
12:44 GMT
Low Tide
20:08 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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Also known as Benar Beach, Tal-y-Bont forms part of the large sand dune system of Morfa Dyffryn. During the last few years a shingle bank has developed along the high water mark. This is a very popular tourist and residential beach serviced by campsites.

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