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, dogs restrictions on the main 1 mile of beach between May and September.
- 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.
Our weather forecast for Llanelli in Carmarthenshire
Today (Monday, Jan 25)
Expect a temperature in the range 2.8℃ to 5.1℃ with a wind speed 2.2 m/sec (WNW)
Tuesday, Jan 26
Expect a temperature in the range 3.1℃ to 4.9℃ with a wind speed 2.5 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Jan 27
Expect a temperature in the range 6.9℃ to 7.9℃ with a wind speed 3.3 m/sec (WNW)
Thursday, Jan 28
Expect a temperature in the range 6.6℃ to 8.3℃ with a wind speed 7.7 m/sec (ESE)
Friday, Jan 29
Expect a temperature in the range 8℃ to 9℃ with a wind speed 7.4 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Jan 30
Expect a temperature in the range 1.2℃ to 3.5℃ with a wind speed 6.3 m/sec (E)
Sunday, Jan 31
Expect a temperature in the range -2.3℃ to -0.4℃ with a wind speed 2.2 m/sec (NNE)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Cefn Sidan Beach in Carmarthenshire.
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