The 2013 Good Beach Guide recommends North Wales Beaches for coastal self-catering

Published: Monday 12th Aug 2013

Written by: The Wales Cottage Holidays Team

North Wales has a magnificent coastline and fabulous beaches from small sheltered coves to great stretches of wide sandy beach several miles long. The 2013 Beach Guide is compiled by the Marine Conservation Society, the UK charity that cares for our seas, shores and wildlife. ‘Good Beach Guide Recommended’ is their gold standard for excellent water quality. To read how to support the Society, go to

Recommended Beaches in North Wales include Abersoch and Pwllheli on the Lleyn peninsula, Dinas Dinlle (south-west of Caernarfon) and Penmaenmawr and Colwyn Bay on the north coast. Beaches further east in the Guide are Kinmel Bay, Prestatyn Barkby Beach and Prestatyn Gronant Dunes. A number of the beaches in the Guide are on Anglesey including St David’s Red Wharf Bay, Benllech, Rhosneigr, Trearddur Bay and Llanddwyn. Harlech, Dyffryn, Traeth Benar, Barmouth and Fairbourne on the North Cambrian coast all feature in the Good Beach Guide.

The Wales Cottage Holidays Team
The Wales Cottage Holidays Team



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