Morfa Dyffryn Beach (Gwynedd)

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 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 (Tuesday, Jan 26)


Expect a temperature in the range 7.9℃ to 8.4℃ with a wind speed 5.7 m/sec (SSW)

Wednesday, Jan 27


Expect a temperature in the range 6.3℃ to 8.4℃ with a wind speed 4.1 m/sec (W)

Thursday, Jan 28


Expect a temperature in the range 8.6℃ to 9.5℃ with a wind speed 5.3 m/sec (ESE)

Friday, Jan 29


Expect a temperature in the range 7.9℃ to 8.5℃ with a wind speed 8.5 m/sec (SW)

Saturday, Jan 30


Expect a temperature in the range 3.1℃ to 5.3℃ with a wind speed 7.6 m/sec (ENE)

Sunday, Jan 31


Expect a temperature in the range 0.4℃ to 2.5℃ with a wind speed 3 m/sec (E)

Monday, Feb 01


Expect a temperature in the range 7.2℃ to 8℃ with a wind speed 8 m/sec (SSE)

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


Tides

Our tide forecast for Morfa Dyffryn Beach in Gwynedd.

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