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Aberporth - Traeth-y-Dyffryn Beach

Aberporth, Ceredigion

The picturesque village resort of Aberporth overlooks two sandy beaches and is one of Ceredigion's favourite holiday destinations. Rock pools are exposed at low tides and the cliff top walks along the Ceredigion Coast offer amazing views.

Beach Type



Including disabled facilities
First aid post
Cafe/restaurant and a slipway


Windsurfing and fishing
A safe swimming zone will be introduced for the 2004 season

Nature and Wildlife

Aberporth lies on the Ceredigion Heritage Coast and within the Ceredigion Marine Heritage Coast and Cardigan Bay Special Area of Conservation - recognised for its varied wildlife. There are rock pools on the beach to explore at low tide and the cliff top

Water Quality

Not Tested



Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned daily between Easter and the end of September and weekly during the rest of the year by Ceredigion County Council. Litter and dog bins are provided and dogs are restricted to a section of the beach from 1st May to 30th September.

Tourist Information

Cardigan Tourist Information Centre. Theatr Mwldan. Cardigan. SA43 2JY. Tel : 01239 613230. Email: [email protected] For more information visit the Council website:


Nearest town: Aberporth
County: Ceredigion
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1357, -4.54418
Postcode: SA43 2EY
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Aberporth Community, Ceredigion at Explore Britain.


Turn right off the A487 at Blaenannerch (north of Cardigan) for Aberporth. Access to the beach is via a pathway suitable for disabled beach users.

Public Transport

550/551 bus service between Cardigan and Aberystwyth stops near the beach.


There is parking available for 50 cars. including disabled spaces. There is a charge for using the car park.

Nearby Car Parks

Ffordd Yr Odyn East, Aberporth (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Ffordd Yr Odyn West, Aberporth (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Heol Y Graig, Aberporth (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Penbryn, Penbryn (Unknown stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Llangranog Beach, Llangranog (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away
Mwnt, Y Ferwig (Unknown stay).
About 4 miles away
Fairfield, Cardigan (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 6 miles away
Bathhouse, Cardigan (Long stay).
About 6 miles away
Gloster Row, Cardigan (Unknown stay).
About 6.1 miles away
Station Road, Cardigan (Unknown stay).
About 6.1 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Aberporth