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Criccieth Beach

Gwynedd, Wales


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The beach is south facing, made up of sand and pebble, located to the west of Porthmadog and backed by a promenade.

The bathing water lies within the Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau Special Area of Conservation. To the east is the Tiroedd a Glannau Rhwng Cricieth AC Afon Glaslyn Site of Special Scientific Interest, and to the west is the Glanllynnau a Glannau Pen-ychain I Cricieth Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Criccieth Beach is adjacent to the Llyn Peninsula Coastal Path and the Wales Coast Path.

Sand Shingle Rock

Weather and tides for Tuesday 25 September

Today
Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 29mph
Max UV Index
Tonight
Chance of rain 54%
Min temp. 14°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 20mph

The tide at Criccieth Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 4:34 AM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 9:34 AM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   14.8°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Criccieth Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Criccieth Lifeboat Station (0.1 miles)
Criccieth Castle (0.2 miles)
Lloyd George Museum (1.8 miles)
Dwyfor Ranch Rabbit Farm and Animal Park (1.9 miles)
Black Rock Sands (2 miles)
Dragon Raiders Activity Park (2.2 miles)
Black Rock Llamas (3.1 miles)
Welsh Highland Heritage Railway (3.4 miles)

Places to eat near Criccieth Beach

Castle Fish & Chips (240 yards)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Cricieth (Criccieth)

Location type: Town

OS Grid: SH503380

Country: Wales

Local Authority: Gwynedd

Parish: Criccieth

Nearest postcode: LL52 0HW

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