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Dyffryn (Llanendwyn) Beach

Cardigan, Gwynedd

On the coast of Cardigan Bay. Dyffryn is a long sandy beach backed by an extensive sand dune system. The dunes are a National Nature Reserve and a permit should be obtained from the Countryside Council for Wales before visiting them.

Beach Type



There is a camping and caravan site 500m from the beach



Nature and Wildlife

A footpath from the caravan site leads north behind the dune system to Shell Island and the beach beyond. The shoreline is good for birds. especially during the winter months. Grey seals. porpoises and dolphins may be seen from the beach while rabbits are

Water Quality




Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

To obtain a permit for visiting the dunes contact: The Regional Officer. Countyside Council for Wales. North West Area. Bryn Menai. Ffordd Caergybi. Bangor. Gwynedd. LL57 2JA. Tel: 01248 373100. Fax: 01248 370734


Nearest town: Cardigan
County: Gwynedd
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7814, -4.12476
Postcode: LL44 2HD
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


Dyffryn is just off the A496 to the west.

Public Transport

Dyffryn train station is 1.5km from the beach.

Nearest Railway Stations

Dyffryn Ardudwy (About a mile away)
Talybont (About a mile and a half away)
Llanbedr (Approx. 3 miles away)
Pensarn (Gwynedd) (Approx. 3 miles away)
Llanaber (Approx. 3 miles away)

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


There is a public car park right next to the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Morfa Dyffryn, Dyffryn Ardudwy (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Dyffryn Ardudwy Station, Dyffryn Ardudwy (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Ffordd y Stesion, Dyffryn Ardudwy (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Penrhiw, Dyffryn (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Ysegethin, Tal-y-Bont (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Beachside, Llanbedr (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Riverside, Llanbedr (Unknown stay).
About 2.9 miles away
Pensarn (Gwynedd) Station, Llanbedr (Unknown stay).
About 3.4 miles away
Llandanwg Beach, Harlech (Long stay).
About 3.6 miles away
Allt Fawr, Lanbedr (Unknown stay).
About 3.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Cardigan