British Beaches

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Borth Beach

Borth, Ceredigion

The beach at high tide is predominantly shingle, anchored by row upon row of wooden groynes. As the tide retreats about 150 yards of deep clean sand is revealed, extending for over three miles towards Ynyslas.

Beach Type



Toilets (including disabled)
Cafe and first aid post


Sailing and windsailing

Nature and Wildlife

Cors Fochno peatbog is home to many rare plant species. Ceredigion coastal path south towards Clarach.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

Beach cleaned daily between Easter and september. Litter and dog bins provided.


Dogs not allowed on beach between 1st May and 30th September.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Borth TIC. Open Easter - September 01970 871174. email [email protected]


Nearest town: Borth
County: Ceredigion
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4906, -4.05341
Postcode: SY24 5HX
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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


Turn off A487 towards Borth at Bow Street or Tre’r Ddôl. The beach is accessible on foot from the main road through Borth.

Public Transport

Train station at Borth. Regular bus service to and from Aberystwyth.

Nearest Railway Stations

Borth (Less than half a mile away)
Aberdovey (Approx. 3 miles away)
Penhelig (Approx. 4 miles away)
Aberystwyth (Approx. 6 miles away)
Tywyn (Approx. 6 miles away)

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


free parking with disabled spaces

Nearby Car Parks

Borth Station, Borth (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
High Street, Upper Borth (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
High Street East, Upper Borth (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Aberdyfi Main, Aberdyfi (Long stay).
About 3.7 miles away
Aberdovey Station, Aberdovey (Unknown stay).
About 3.7 miles away
Trackside, Aberdovey (Unknown stay).
About 3.8 miles away
Penhelig, Aberdyfi (Long stay).
About 3.9 miles away
Gogerddan Allt Ddel, Penrhyncoch (Unknown stay).
About 4 miles away
Gogerddan Picnic Site, Penrhyncoch (Unknown stay).
About 4.3 miles away
Trefeddian Lay-by, Aberdyfi (Unknown stay).
About 4.4 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Borth