Fairbourne beach, Barmouth, Gwynedd
  • About Us

    Fairbourne Beach Info

    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. Seasonal dog restrictions.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 5 beaches around Barmouth, 36 beaches in Gwynedd, or check our list of Gwynedd Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Fairbourne 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


    Fairbourne Beach 7-day Weather Forecast


    Rain throughout the week, with temperatures falling to 8°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Rain in the morning and overnight and dangerously windy until afternoon.
     
    7
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    13
       93%  69%   23 mph
      8:11 am    4:47 pm
    Thursday, Jan 25th
     Rain in the morning and afternoon.
     
    6
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    8
       93%  56%   16 mph
      8:10 am    4:48 pm

    Friday, Jan 26th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    4
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    8
       48%  66%   7 mph
      8:09 am    4:50 pm
    Saturday, Jan 27th
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
    5
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    11
       60%  99%   11 mph
      8:07 am    4:52 pm

    Sunday, Jan 28th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    9
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    10
       46%  98%   13 mph
      8:06 am    4:54 pm
    Monday, Jan 29th
     Rain starting in the afternoon and windy overnight.
     
    9
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    11
       73%  78%   19 mph
      8:04 am    4:56 pm

    Tuesday, Jan 30th
     Rain and dangerously windy overnight.
     
    6
    -> 
    10
       74%  74%   12 mph
      8:03 am    4:58 pm
    Wednesday, Jan 31st
     Windy until afternoon and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    6
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    8
       71%  79%   21 mph
      8:01 am    5:00 pm

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