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Aberystwyth - North Beach

Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

Aberystwyth is sheltered sand and shingle beach in the middle of Cardigan Bay. A popular family seaside resort with plenty to do for children, including an Edwardian promenade, bandstand and castle.

Beach Type

sand & shingle


Disabled toilets
Cafes and restaurants
There is a promenade
Disabled access to the beach
Deckchair hire and a first aid centre


Daily boat trips are available
And traditional seaside entertainments such as donkey rides
A bouncy castle and childrens' rides
Watersports include surfing
Sea-kayaking and sailing

Nature and Wildlife

Stroll along the promenade and explore this traditional seaside resort town.

Water Quality





Dog restrictions apply. there is a dog exercise area.

Tourist Information

Aberystwyth TIC: 01970 612125


Nearest town: Aberystwyth
County: Ceredigion
Latitude/Longitude: 52.419, -4.08391
Postcode: SY23 2DD
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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


Off the A487 from north to south. or A44 from the east. There is a frequent bus and rail service to and from Aberystwyth.

Public Transport

Served by bus from Aberystwyth.

Nearest Railway Stations

Aberystwyth (Less than a mile away)
Borth (Approx. 5 miles away)
Aberdovey (Approx. 8 miles away)
Penhelig (Approx. 9 miles away)
Dovey Junction (Approx. 12 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Parking. disabled parking and park and ride all available.

Nearby Car Parks

Bath Street, Aberystwyth (Short stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Aberystwyth Station, Aberystwyth (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Mill Street, Aberystwyth (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Park Avenue, Aberystwyth (Short stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Maesyrafon, Aberystwyth (Long stay).
About 0.6 miles away
St. Brieuc Boulevard, Aberystwyth (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
New Promenade, Aberystwyth (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Lower Park Avenue, Aberystwyth (Long stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Gogerddan Allt Ddel, Penrhyncoch (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Gogerddan Picnic Site, Penrhyncoch (Unknown stay).
About 3.3 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Aberystwyth