The Beach Guide

Best beaches in Ceredigion

Below are a list of the top 10 beaches in Ceredigion as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website.

The current most popular beach in Ceredigion is Tresaith. If you would like to have your say on which are the best beaches in Ceredigion just follow the link to the beach and vote by clicking the star ratings at the top right of the page.

  • Tresaith Beach

    1. Tresaith Beach

    The pretty little resort of Tresaith sits in a sheltered bay between Aberporth and Penbryn. The name comes from the River Saith which cascades down the cliffs and on to the sandy beach below. Apparently the little waterfall was created bya glacier…

  • New Quay - Harbour Beach

    2. New Quay - Harbour Beach

    New Quay is a delightful, bustling seaside resort on the Ceredigion coast. The bay is home to colonies of seals and bottlenose dolphins, and wildlife watching is an important part of the local economy. Boats taking visitors to look for wildlife…

  • Aberporth Beach

    3. Aberporth Beach

    Aberporth is known for being a charming little village on the coast of Ceredigion and Aberporth Beach is one of the prettiest in the area. Aberporth Beach is something of a misnomer as it is actually two separate beaches bisected by a headland with…

  • Mwnt Beach

    4. Mwnt Beach

    The lovely little beach of Mwnt consists of a rectangle of sand backed by steep cliffs and overlooked by the dome-shaped headland of Foel y Mwnt. Owned by the National Trust, this beach is a little off the beaten track but despite this Mwnt is still…

  • Aberystwyth (North) Beach

    5. Aberystwyth (North) Beach

    Aberystwyth North Beach is livelier than the South Beach being slightly more accessible from the town. The beach fronts the town of Aberystwyth and you will find a promenade here that stretches for over a mile, skirting close to the sand. Favourite…

  • Traeth-y-Dyffryn Beach (Aberporth)

    6. Traeth-y-Dyffryn Beach (Aberporth)

    Aberpoth is a picturesque village nestling in the hills of the Cardigan Bay area, approximately mid-way between New Quay and Newport. There are two lovely, sandy beaches, separated from each other by a rocky area, and flanked on one side by cliffs.…

  • Penbryn Beach

    7. Penbryn Beach

    Penbryn Beach is one of Ceredigion's favourite beaches and is managed and owned by the National Trust. It is located between the scenic coves of Tresaith and Llangrannog which sit along the Wales Coast Path. Over the years it has won several awards…

  • Llanrhystud Beach

    8. Llanrhystud Beach

    This popular beach in Cardigan Bay consists of a long bank of pebbles with sand at low tide. There are two beaches in Llanrhystud, with this, the south beach located, on the southern side of the Afon Wyre river. To the north the coastline is much…

  • Aberaeron North Beach

    9. Aberaeron North Beach

    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.…

  • New Quay - North Beach

    10. New Quay - North Beach

    New Quay was once a centre for fishing and shipbuilding, as well as being a historic port. Today it is a popular resort village, with a lively harbour and a choice of good beaches. It can get very busy during the peak summer season here, but the…