Cefn Sidan beach, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
  • Profile

    Cefn Sidan Beach Information

    Cefn Sidan is a fine sandy beach backed by dunes that sits at the edge of the Pembrey Burrows and looks out into Carmarthen Bay in South Wales. The beach stretches for nearly 8 miles and at low tide you can have a long walk to the water. The fine sand does make it hard to create large sandcastles.

    The beach is large and exposed so it can be windy but a geat place to walk and the beach is popular for kite-buggying and kite-mountainboarding.

    Cefn Sidan forms part of the Pembrey Country Park and is also known as Pembrey Beach.

    Facilities include car parking, lifeguards (summer only), cafe/restaurant and beach shop.

    As this is a large beach with large areas of sand dunes it does have some naturism although this is not allowed.

    Cefn Sidan Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    Cefn Sidan Beach has dog restrictions. Cefn Sidan beach, dogs restrictions on the main 1 mile of beach between May and September.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 2 beaches around Llanelli, 8 beaches in Carmarthenshire, or check our list of Carmarthenshire Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Beach Bathing Water Quality


    Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
  • Tides
  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Rain today through Friday, with high temperatures falling to 10°C on Wednesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Rain until evening and windy throughout the day.
     
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       100%  97%   17 mph
      8:18 am    4:08 pm
    Sunday, Dec 16th
     Rain in the afternoon.
     
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       80%  76%   14 mph
      8:19 am    4:09 pm

    Monday, Dec 17th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy starting in the evening.
     
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       61%  77%   16 mph
      8:20 am    4:09 pm
    Tuesday, Dec 18th
     Windy until afternoon and rain until evening.
     
    9
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       99%  100%   25 mph
      8:21 am    4:09 pm

    Wednesday, Dec 19th
     Foggy starting in the afternoon.
     
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       87%  66%   15 mph
      8:21 am    4:09 pm
    Thursday, Dec 20th
     Rain overnight.
     
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       78%  77%   11 mph
      8:22 am    4:10 pm

    Friday, Dec 21st
     Rain in the morning and windy starting in the evening.
     
    9
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    12
       97%  85%   13 mph
      8:22 am    4:10 pm
    Saturday, Dec 22nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    11
       77%  74%   15 mph
      8:23 am    4:11 pm

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