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Aberystwyth - Tanybwlch Beach Beach

Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

A sand and shingle beach situated just to the south of Aberystwyth in the middle of Cardigan Bay.

Beach Type

sand & shingle


In Aberystwyth
Daily boat trips are available
And traditional seaside entertainments such as donkey rides
A bouncy castle and childrens' rides
Tanybwlch Beach is a quiter
More rural beach just to the south

Nature and Wildlife

A spectacular area for enjoying challenging coastal walks.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Tourist Information

Aberystwyth TIC: 01970 612125


Nearest town: Aberystwyth
County: Ceredigion
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4046, -4.08911
Postcode: SY23 1BU
(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.

Nearest Railway Stations

Aberystwyth (Less than a mile away)
Borth (Approx. 6 miles away)
Aberdovey (Approx. 9 miles away)
Penhelig (Approx. 10 miles away)

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


Parking available

Nearby Car Parks

New Promenade, Aberystwyth (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Maesyrafon, Aberystwyth (Long stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Mill Street, Aberystwyth (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
St. Brieuc Boulevard, Aberystwyth (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Park Avenue, Aberystwyth (Short stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Lower Park Avenue, Aberystwyth (Long stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Aberystwyth Station, Aberystwyth (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Bath Street, Aberystwyth (Short stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Gogerddan Allt Ddel, Penrhyncoch (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away
Gogerddan Picnic Site, Penrhyncoch (Unknown stay).
About 3.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Aberystwyth