British Beaches

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Porth Nefyn Beach

Abersoch, Gwynedd

A long sweeping sheltered sandy bay nestling behind the Nefyn headland, situated next to Porth Dinllaen on the north coast of the LLeyn peninsula.


Public toilets
Local pubs
There is a museum and further facilities available in Porth Nefyn



Water Quality

Not Tested




No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

Pwllheli TIC Min y Don. Station Square. Pwllheli. Gwynedd. LL53 5HG Tel: 44(0)1758 613 000


Nearest town: Abersoch
County: Gwynedd
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9377, -4.52744
Postcode: LL53 6ED
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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


On the Lleyn peninsula. can be reached either from Pwllheli or the A499 from Caernarfon (turn off at Llanaelheaern)

Nearest Railway Stations

Pwllheli (Approx. 6 miles away)
Abererch (Approx. 7 miles away)
Penychain (Approx. 8 miles away)

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


Parking available in town or at the National trust car parks (there is a charge)

Nearby Car Parks

Cliffs, Nefyn (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Glanpwll, Nefyn (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Y Ddol, Nefyn (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Portdinllaen, Morfa Nefyn (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Porthdinllaen, Pwllheli (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Nant Gwrtheyrn, Trefor (Unknown stay).
About 3.7 miles away
Cardiff Road, Pwllheli (Long stay).
About 5.6 miles away
Y Maes, Pwllheli (Short stay).
About 5.7 miles away
Penlan Street, Pwllheli (Long stay).
About 5.7 miles away
Pwllheli Railway Station, Pwllheli (Unknown stay).
About 5.8 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Abersoch