Fairbourne beach, Barmouth, Gwynedd
  • About Us

    Fairbourne Beach Information

    Fairbourne beach is on the opposite side of the Mawddach Estuary to Barmouth, the beach is a 5 km stretch of sand that is backed by a large embankment of pebbles. At the north end of the beach you have the Mawddach Estuary, whilst the south is backed by steep cliffs.

    Popular windsurfing and kitesurfing location due to plenty of space on this large beach.

    Facilities include parking, toilets, shops and food options.

    Fairbourne Beach has dog restrictions. Fairbourne beach has seasonal dog restrictions.

    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.
  • Tides
  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain on Wednesday, with high temperatures rising to 22°C next Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       20%  85%   12 mph
      4:52 am    9:44 pm
    Tuesday, Jun 19th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       25%  90%   8 mph
      4:52 am    9:44 pm

    Wednesday, Jun 20th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       42%  86%   8 mph
      4:53 am    9:45 pm
    Thursday, Jun 21st
     Partly cloudy until afternoon.
     
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       5%  47%   13 mph
      4:53 am    9:45 pm

    Friday, Jun 22nd
     Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
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       0%  13%   8 mph
      4:53 am    9:45 pm
    Saturday, Jun 23rd
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       0%  39%   5 mph
      4:53 am    9:45 pm

    Sunday, Jun 24th
     Partly cloudy until evening.
     
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       2%  51%   2 mph
      4:54 am    9:45 pm
    Monday, Jun 25th
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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    22
       4%  7%   2 mph
      4:54 am    9:45 pm

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