Fairbourne Beach (Gwynedd)

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 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 (Thursday, Mar 04)

Expect a temperature in the range 5.2℃ to 5.7℃ with a wind speed 2.7 m/sec (ENE)

Friday, Mar 05

Expect a temperature in the range 0.1℃ to 3.9℃ with a wind speed 4.5 m/sec (E)

Saturday, Mar 06

Expect a temperature in the range -0.1℃ to 1.1℃ with a wind speed 2.6 m/sec (E)

Sunday, Mar 07

Expect a temperature in the range 0.6℃ to 1.2℃ with a wind speed 1.7 m/sec (ESE)

Monday, Mar 08

Expect a temperature in the range 1.1℃ to 2℃ with a wind speed 2.4 m/sec (SSE)

Tuesday, Mar 09

Expect a temperature in the range 4.4℃ to 4.9℃ with a wind speed 4.9 m/sec (S)

Wednesday, Mar 10

Expect a temperature in the range 5℃ to 8.4℃ with a wind speed 8.1 m/sec (WSW)

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


Our tide forecast for Fairbourne Beach in Gwynedd.

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