Clarach Bay is a sand and shingle beach although a large sandy beach is exposed at low tide. This is a westerly facing beach approximately 500 metres wide and is sheltered by shale cliffs on either side.
Clarach Bay is connected to Aberystwyth by a mile long nature trail which on clear days offers outstanding views across Cardigan Bay.
Facilities include limited parking, summer lifeguards, shop and food outlets, children’s amusements and holiday park..
Clarach Bay Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Clarach Bay Beach.
- 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 Aberystwyth in Ceredigion
Today (Sunday, Feb 28)
Expect a temperature in the range 4.4℃ to 6.3℃ with a wind speed 2.7 m/sec (ESE)
Monday, Mar 01
Expect a temperature in the range 4.4℃ to 6.2℃ with a wind speed 3.1 m/sec (E)
Tuesday, Mar 02
Expect a temperature in the range 3.9℃ to 6℃ with a wind speed 3.7 m/sec (E)
Wednesday, Mar 03
Expect a temperature in the range 5.7℃ to 6.1℃ with a wind speed 3.2 m/sec (ESE)
Thursday, Mar 04
Expect a temperature in the range 6.4℃ to 7℃ with a wind speed 2.5 m/sec (NNW)
Friday, Mar 05
Expect a temperature in the range 2.5℃ to 4.9℃ with a wind speed 3.8 m/sec (NE)
Saturday, Mar 06
Expect a temperature in the range 2.3℃ to 2.8℃ with a wind speed 2.3 m/sec (ENE)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Clarach Bay Beach in Ceredigion.
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