The Beach Guide

Tresaith Beach

Tresaith Beach - Ceredigion

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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 blocking the course of the River Saith many millennia ago.

Tresaith beach is a great spot for families and the Blue Flag award reflects the range of facilities on offer. These include a shop, cafe, the Ship Inn pub and public toilets - all within a stone's throw of the beach. There are also plenty of rock pools to explore at either end of the beach.

Tresaith is a popular location for a range of water sports; it can be a good surfing beach but it is most popular for sailing with a well established club and slipway.

There is a smaller beach just around from the waterfall at the northern end of the beach. However, keep an eye on the tide as it is only possible to access (and get back) when the tide is out.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs are restricted to a section of the beach between 1st May and 30th September.

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  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Slipway

    Nearest town



    SA43 2JL

    OS grid ref.

    SN 2784 5158

    Water quality

    Water quality star rating


    Blue Flag AwardMarine Conservation Society Recommended

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