Aberystwyth south beach is a sheltered sand and shingle beach sandwiched between the castle and the harbour breakwater.

Popular surfing location “harbour trap”. Although, can become crowded.

All the facilities of being in the centre of a large town, car parking at harbour, castle or in the town, summer lifeguards.

Aberystwyth South Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Aberystwyth South Beach has dog restrictions. Aberystwyth South beach, no dogs May to October.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Aberystwyth, 30 beaches in Ceredigion, or check our list of Ceredigion Dog Friendly Beaches.

Beach 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.


7 Day Weather Forecast

Our weather forecast for Aberystwyth in Ceredigion is split into two widgets. The first shows a timeline containing temperature, wind, sunrise/sunset and chance of rain, whilst the second shows the forecast for the week ahead including severe weather alerts when available.

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  • Anne

    Aberystwyth North and South beach have no restrictions May to September and both beaches have small designated areas for dogs during May to September

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