Barmouth Beach (Gwynedd)

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 no beaches around Barmouth, 38 beaches in Gwynedd, or check our list of Gwynedd Dog Friendly Beaches.

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.

Our weather forecast for Barmouth in Gwynedd

Today (Friday, Feb 26)

Expect a temperature in the range 5.9℃ to 6.5℃ with a wind speed 2.7 m/sec (SSW)

Saturday, Feb 27

Expect a temperature in the range 4.3℃ to 5.9℃ with a wind speed 3.3 m/sec (SSW)

Sunday, Feb 28

Expect a temperature in the range 3.4℃ to 4.7℃ with a wind speed 1.9 m/sec (E)

Monday, Mar 01

Expect a temperature in the range 4.5℃ to 5.6℃ with a wind speed 3.2 m/sec (E)

Tuesday, Mar 02

Expect a temperature in the range 2.9℃ to 4.3℃ with a wind speed 3.8 m/sec (ESE)

Wednesday, Mar 03

Expect a temperature in the range 7.1℃ to 7.8℃ with a wind speed 3.5 m/sec (SSE)

Thursday, Mar 04

Expect a temperature in the range 5.7℃ to 6.3℃ with a wind speed 0.7 m/sec (SSE)

Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK


Our tide forecast for Barmouth Beach in Gwynedd.

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