Morfa Dyffryn beach, Barmouth, Gwynedd
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    Morfa Dyffryn Beach Information

    Morfa Dyffryn beach is part of a long sandy stretch of beach north of Barmouth and south of Harlech, and is also known as Benar Beach.

    The beach is several kilometres long and you have a 1 kilometre length officially naturist section clearly marked.

    This is a large, flat, sandy beach backed by dunes that are part of the Morfa Dyffryn National Nature Reserve. Although popular with nudists from all over the world, the size of this beach means visitors can find plenty of space and privacy.

    The Morfa Dyffryn National Nature Reserve features include not only the sand dunes themselves but also the seashore, saltmarsh and grassland habitats each of which is home to an amazing diversity of wildlife.

    The beach as no facilities although there are toilets near the parking and a boardwalk through the dunes.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Morfa Dyffryn 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


    Rain today through Sunday, with high temperatures bottoming out at 11°C on Sunday.

    Today's Forecast
     Rain in the morning and afternoon and windy in the evening.
     
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    Friday, Sep 21st
     Partly cloudy throughout the day and windy until afternoon.
     
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       93%  57%   19 mph
      7:02 am    7:19 pm

    Saturday, Sep 22nd
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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      7:03 am    7:17 pm
    Sunday, Sep 23rd
     Rain until afternoon.
     
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      7:05 am    7:14 pm

    Monday, Sep 24th
     Partly cloudy overnight.
     
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      7:07 am    7:12 pm
    Tuesday, Sep 25th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      7:08 am    7:10 pm

    Wednesday, Sep 26th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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       5%  5%   11 mph
      7:10 am    7:07 pm
    Thursday, Sep 27th
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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       11%  27%   4 mph
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