British Beaches

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Plas Menai Beach

Caernarfon, Gwynedd

A mud and shingle shore on the banks of the Menai Straits - the site of Plas Menai international outdoor pursuits centre.

Beach Type



The water sports centre is well established and runs courses in a variety of sports



Water Quality

Not Tested



Tourist Information

Caernarfon TIC: Oriel Pendeitsh. Castle Street. Caernarfon. Gwynedd LL55 2NA Tel: + 44(0)1286 672 232


Nearest town: Caernarfon
County: Gwynedd
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1708, -4.24077
Postcode: LL55 1UE
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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


Between Canaerfon and Bangor. just off the A487.

Nearest Railway Stations

Llanfairpwll (Approx. 4 miles away)
Bangor (Gwynedd) (Approx. 6 miles away)
Bodorgan (Approx. 8 miles away)
Ty Croes (Approx. 10 miles away)

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


Parking available at the centre.

Nearby Car Parks

Brynsiencyn, Brynsiencyn (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Stryd Memorial, Y Felinheli (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
The Quay, Y Felinheli (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Safle Shell, Caernarfon (Unknown stay).
About 2.2 miles away
Balaclava Road, Caernarfon (Long stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Doc Fictoria, Caernarfon (Long stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Fford Pafiliwn, Caernarfon (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Quayside, Caernarfon (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Crown Street, Caernarfon (Short stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Plas Newydd, Llanfairpwllgwyngyll (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Caernarfon