Borth beach is sand with a pebble bank at the high tide mark. The beach is 3 miles long with rock pools and intersected by groynes that provide good natural windbreaks.
Swimming and surfing is safe on Borth beach but if you walk up towards Ynyslas beach and the estuary then it becomes unsafe due to the currents.
Skeletal stumps of oak, birch, willow, hazel and pine trees, remnants of the Forest of Borth, which was buried under peat, sand and saltwater more than 4,500 years ago, and can be best seen at low tide along the beach.
Facilities include parking and lifeguards in the summer.
Borth Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.
Borth beach has dog restrictions in the summer.
- 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 Borth in Ceredigion
Today (Sunday, Mar 07)
Expect a temperature in the range 1.5℃ to 5.1℃ with a wind speed 1 m/sec (ESE)
Monday, Mar 08
Expect a temperature in the range 2.9℃ to 3.3℃ with a wind speed 0.9 m/sec (ESE)
Tuesday, Mar 09
Expect a temperature in the range 4.1℃ to 4.5℃ with a wind speed 3.7 m/sec (S)
Wednesday, Mar 10
Expect a temperature in the range 7.5℃ to 8.9℃ with a wind speed 12.1 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Mar 11
Expect a temperature in the range 6.7℃ to 8.7℃ with a wind speed 16.8 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Mar 12
Expect a temperature in the range 6.1℃ to 6.7℃ with a wind speed 12.3 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Mar 13
Expect a temperature in the range 6.2℃ to 6.6℃ with a wind speed 6.1 m/sec (SSW)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Borth Beach in Ceredigion.
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