Llandanwg Beach

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Llandanwg beach is just south of Harlech and is accessible by a path through the dunes from a car park. This west facing, shallow shelving beach is a part of the Snowdonia National Park. Nearby Mochras, better known as Shell Island, is a popular spot accessible by low-tide causeway, with a beach, dunes and an amazing variety of shells. On Shell Island you will find a large sandy beach, variety of wild flowers and breathtaking views. The beach is sheltered from strong winds, making it a perfect place for relaxation. It's popular with fishermen; the local catch includes dogfish, bass, flatfish and mackerel. The village of Llandanwg is famous for its church which stands just a stone's throw from the sea.

Toilets and parking. Dog restrictions apply April to end September.

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  • Disabled access


  • Parking with charge

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Turn off the A496 just south of Harlech where signed to Llandanwg; this road leads to the beach car park.

Accessible by Public Transport: Llandanwg station is 0.4 miles away.

Llandanwg Beach


Llandanwg, Harlech, Gwynedd, LL46 2SD

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