British Beaches

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Afon Wen Beach

Pwllheli, Gwynedd

A sandy bay on the south coast of North wales LLeyn Peninsula.

Beach Type



There is a holiday camp next to the beach

Nature and Wildlife

Coastal walks

Water Quality

Not Tested




No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

Pwllheli TIC. Min y Don. Station Square. Pwllheli. Gwynedd LL53 6HE. Tel: + 44(0)1758 613 000


Nearest town: Pwllheli
County: Gwynedd
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9057, -4.31541
Postcode: LL53 6TZ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Pwllheli Community, Gwynedd at Explore Britain.


On the A497 road east of Porthmadog

Nearest Railway Stations

Penychain (About a mile away)
Abererch (Approx. 2 miles away)
Criccieth (Approx. 3 miles away)
Pwllheli (Approx. 4 miles away)
Porthmadog (Approx. 7 miles away)

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


Park in Afon Wen and walk to the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Maes Myrddin, Chwilog (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Llanystumdwy, Llanystumdwy (Unknown stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Abereistedd, Criccieth (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Criccieth Station, Criccieth (Unknown stay).
About 3.3 miles away
High Street - Y Maes, Criccieth (Long stay).
About 3.5 miles away
Marine Cresent, Criccieth (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away
Moranedd, Criccieth (Long stay).
About 3.8 miles away
Promenade, Criccieth (Long stay).
About 3.9 miles away
Glan y Don, Pwllheli (Unknown stay).
About 3.9 miles away
North Quay, Pwllheli (Short stay).
About 4.2 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Pwllheli