Barmouth beach, Gwynedd
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    Barmouth Beach Information

    Barmouth beach is a large family sandy beach and perfect for sunbathing, games and surfing.

    The beach is located on the north bank of the river Mawddach on the west coast of Wales, just within the south west corner of Snowdonia National Park. The Mawddach Estuary is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest and offers visitors a range of walks, and it is popular for bird spotters and those wishing to get away from it all.

    Barmouth old town is well worth a visit with its slate-roofed cottages on the side of a mountain, whilst it’s harbour is beautiful and you can walk across the spectacular Barmouth Bridge spanning the river.

    Barmouth beach is a town beach and so has easy access to a range of facilities including car parks, shops, pubs, accommodation and amusement arcades.

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

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Barmouth Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 5 beaches around Barmouth, 37 beaches in Gwynedd, or check our list of Gwynedd 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.
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  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain today through Friday, with high temperatures falling to 9°C next Saturday.

    Today's Forecast
     Windy until afternoon and rain throughout the day.
     
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      8:23 am    4:02 pm
    Sunday, Dec 16th
     Light rain in the evening.
     
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       84%  51%   10 mph
      8:24 am    4:02 pm

    Monday, Dec 17th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy overnight.
     
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       68%  62%   12 mph
      8:24 am    4:02 pm
    Tuesday, Dec 18th
     Windy until afternoon and rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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      8:25 am    4:02 pm

    Wednesday, Dec 19th
     Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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       86%  51%   13 mph
      8:26 am    4:03 pm
    Thursday, Dec 20th
     Light rain overnight.
     
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       83%  72%   10 mph
      8:26 am    4:03 pm

    Friday, Dec 21st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       93%  79%   9 mph
      8:27 am    4:04 pm
    Saturday, Dec 22nd
     Foggy in the morning.
     
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       86%  51%   12 mph
      8:27 am    4:04 pm

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