Morfa Dyffryn beach, Barmouth, Gwynedd
  • About Us

    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, 36 beaches in Gwynedd, or check our list of Gwynedd Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality

    Morfa Dyffryn 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.
  • Weather

    Morfa Dyffryn Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Sunday, with temperatures rising to 12°C on Tuesday.

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    Saturday, Dec 16th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    Sunday, Dec 17th
     Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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    Monday, Dec 18th
     Foggy starting in the evening.
     
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    Tuesday, Dec 19th
     Foggy until evening.
     
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    Wednesday, Dec 20th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    Thursday, Dec 21st
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