Criccieth lifeboat station (Gwynedd)
Criccieth lifeboat station is located on the northern shores of Cardigan Bay on the Lleyn Peninsula. Criccieth lifeboat station operates an inshore lifeboat and was established in 1845.
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- Abererch beach is a 4 mile stretch of sand from Pwllheli to Pen-y-Chain headland. The sand can get a little muddy near to the Pwllheli marina and this stretch of the beach is known as Glan-y-Mor but as you head out towards Abererch and then on to the headland you get some good sand. Popular for sea fishing. You have plenty of facilities at Pwllheli but access is a little difficult at Abererch if you are not staying at the beach front holiday park.
- Pwllheli beach is a very long stretch of south facing sand on the Llyn Peninsula and is also known as Pwllheli South Beach. The beach starts out at the marina and stretches for approximately 3 miles to Llanbedrog and as you move away from the town you have a beautiful remove beach. Pwllheli is known as the unnoficial capital of the Llyn Peninsula. Parking on the road behind the beach, toilets, promenade, beach shop and Pwllheli has a harbour.
- Trefor beach is alongside a small harbour and is sandy with some pebbles and rocks, situated on the north coast of the Llyn Peninsula in Gwynedd. You will sometimes see people surfing on the far side of the harbour. Facilities include car parking, slipway, toilets and an emergency phone by the beach and harbour, whilst the village has a small shop.
- Pontllyfni Beach is also known as Maen Trwyn Dylan beach is a westerly beach on the top end of the Llyn Peninsula in Caernarfon Bay. The beach is a pebble and sandy beach backed by some grass areas. This is where The Afon Llyfni runs into the Irish Sea and is a popular remote spot for dog walking and hikers. The beach is beside a holiday park and the nearby village of Pontllyfni, parking is difficult and another option is the free car park at Aberdesach beach.
- Llanbedrog beach and it’s colourful beach huts is a large sandy sheltered beach with views of Cardigan Bay, adjacent to woods. The beach is managed by the National Trust. Popular for watersports, although as it is sheltered it is not for the serious enthusiast. Dolphins and Porpoises may be seen in nearby waters. Facilities include the National Trust car park, toilets and beach hut hire.
- Dinas Dinlle beach is a long sandy beach backed by a pebble storm bank and split by a couple of rocky breakwaters at high tide. The beach is located on the northern coast of the Llyn Peninsula between Caernarfon and Pontllyfni and the views across to Llanddywyn island on Anglesey are great. The beach has large areas of sand when the tide goes out with the northern end of the beach backed by dunes and an airfield being much quieter. The beach is popular for swimming, fishing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, kite-buggying, surfing, canoeing, sailing, jet skiing and power boating and operates zones in the water to protect swimmers. Facilities include parking, toilets with disabled facilities, shops and cafes.
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