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New Quay - North Beach Beach

Cardigan, Ceredigion

One of Wales' most popular sailing centres, and formerly a centre for shipbuilding. Well supplied with cafes and eateries. Organised excursions available, including seal watching on boat trips to Cardigan Bay Special Area of Conservation.

Beach Type

sand & rock


Public toilets
Local pubs and local camp sites



Nature and Wildlife

There is a coast path.

Water Quality





Dogs are restricted on New Quays beaches.

Tourist Information

NEW QUAY Tourist Information Centre Church Street New Quay Ceredigion SA45 9NZ Tel: 01545 560865


Nearest town: Cardigan
County: Ceredigion
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2161, -4.35696
Postcode: SA45 9NW
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


Turn off the A487 on to the A486 towards New Quay. Bus service 550 and 551. Aberystwyth to Cardigan via New Quay.

Public Transport

Bus service 550/551 Aberystwyth to Cardigan via New Quay


Parking available in the town or close to the harbour. There is a charge for parking.

Nearby Car Parks

Rock Street, New Quay (Long stay).
About 0.1 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 4.4 miles away
Pwllcam, Aberaeron (Unknown stay).
About 4.5 miles away
North Beach, Aberaeron (Long stay).
About 4.5 miles away
Lower Regent Street, Aberaeron (Long stay).
About 4.5 miles away
Llangranog Beach, Llangranog (Unknown stay).
About 6.2 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Cardigan