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New Quay. Harbour Beach Beach

New Quay, Ceredigion

New Quay, or Ceinewydd, is a picturesque and internationally renowned resort village and was once a flourishing fishing port and ship building centre. Harbour beach, with its deep golden sands and secluded harbour, offers both bathing and boating facilities.


Toilets are available
Including facilities for the disabled
There are also cafes and shops near to the beach
Which has a slipway


The beach is used for swimming
Sailing and fishing
There are zoned areas for water sports
The New Quay Regatta and the New Quay Festival take place every summer
Contact the TIC for details
The New Quay watersports centre is located on the beach

Nature and Wildlife

There are frequent sightings of bottlenose dolphins within this section of the Cardigan Bay Special Area of Conservation (The New Quay Dolphin Monitoring Group Website). The beach is also part of the Ceredigion Heritage Coast.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned daily between Easter and September. Bins are provided in the car park.


Dogs are banned on the beach. between May 1st and September 30th and there are dog bins.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

New Quay Tourist Information Centre. Church St. New Quay. Ceredigion. SA45 9NZ. Tel: +44 (0)1545 560865. Fax: +44 (0)1970 626566. E-mail: [email protected]


Nearest town: New Quay
County: Ceredigion
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2134, -4.35535
Postcode: SA45 9PS
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


If travelling from the north on the A487. turn off at Llanarth onto the B4342. If travelling from the south. leave the A487 at Synod Inn (Post-mawr) on to the A486.

Public Transport

The nearest railway stations are Aberystwyth or Carmarthen. Buses between Aberystwyth and Cardigan go through New Quay (the 550 and 551 services).


Two car parks. with spaces for the disabled. There is a charge.

Nearby Car Parks

Rock Street, New Quay (Long stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Church Road, New Quay (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 0.3 miles away
South Beach, Aberaeron (Long stay).
About 4.3 miles away
Tabernacle Street, Aberaeron (Unknown stay).
About 4.5 miles away
Pwllcam, Aberaeron (Unknown stay).
About 4.5 miles away
Lower Regent Street, Aberaeron (Long stay).
About 4.6 miles away
North Beach, Aberaeron (Long stay).
About 4.6 miles away
Llangranog Beach, Llangranog (Unknown stay).
About 6.1 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in New Quay