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Beach, free entry

SY23 3DL



This popular holiday village lies at the mouth of the broad, flat valley of the Afon Clarach. Clarach is the first bay to the north of Aberystwyth. The Clarach Bay is connected to Aberystwyth by a mile long nature trail which on clear days offers outstanding views across Cardigan Bay. The beach is popular for a wide range of watersports including swimming, sailing, windsurfing, surfing and kayaking. The resort is a magnet for camping and caravanning and the local sites offer a range of facilities to residents and visitors. Outside the resort, a wide range of shops, cafes, restaurants and other local services can be found in nearby Aberystwyth.
Seaside Award beach. Toilets, parking. Lifeguard service provided 10:00 - 18:00 July to 1 September. Dog restriction on section of beach May to end September.

Dogs accepted

Open all the time


Free entry


Aberystwyth TIC


SY23 3DL

Location and nearby places


Plan route to Clarach South Beach using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SN 586836  Lat: 52.43265 Long: -4.08069


From Aberystwyth, take the A487 towards Machynlleth and at the top of the hill out of the town, left where signed for Clarach and follow the B4572. Turn left on a hairpin bend signed for Clarach South Beach.

Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Aberystwyth station


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