Beaches in Aberaeron, Ceredigion

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The beach guide has 5 beaches listed in and around the town of Aberaeron. We have arranged these beaches in order of closest to the town first (distance in brackets).

  • Aberaeron Harbour Beach (0.4 miles)

    Aberaeron Harbour © Nigel Mykura | BY-SA

    Aberaeron is a delightful small town on the Ceredigion area. It was designed in the early 1800's and the harbour here is lined with brightly coloured, elegant Regency buildings, and filled with plenty of small sailing craft, making this a truly picturesque spot. Just to the north of the harbour, a rock and shingle beach…

  • Aberaeron South Beach (0.3 miles)

    Aberaeron South © Trevor Rickard | BY-SA

    The beach south of the harbour in this pleasant little town is the best. A series of groynes run the length of the beach between which are pebbles. The town of Aberaeron is right next to the beach and has all the facilities as well as a handful of galleries and cafes.

  • Aberaeron North Beach (0.9 miles)

    Aberaeron North © Jeremy Bolwell | BY-SA

    This stretch of rocky beach, backed by a coastal path lies about half a mile north of Aberaeron harbour. There are views along the Ceredigion coastline and out towards the Irish Sea. The beach is used by walkers, sailing enthusiasts and fishermen. It can also be a good place for birdwatching. The town of Aberaeron…

  • Gilfach yr Halen Beach (1.4 miles)

    Gilfach yr Halen © Cered | BY-SA

    This small, secluded shingle and rock beach, backed by cliffs lies between New Quay and Aberaeron, in a relatively remote part of Wales. The Ceredigion Coastal Path passes adjacent to the beach, and the area is popular with walkers, who come here in search of solitude and some lovely scenery. The Afon Cwinten enters the…

  • Aberarth Beach (1.7 miles)

    Aberarth © John Lucas | BY-SA

    The small fishing village of Aberarth lies on the remote Ceredigion coast, between Cardigan and Aberystwyth. The shingle and pebble beach here is interspersed with groynes and backed by grasslands. Parts of the beach feature low-rise clay cliffs. At low tide, some areas of coarse sand are exposed. The Ceredigion Coastal Path and the Wales…

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