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West Beach

Me and Hubby are regularly visitors to Criccieth. On Tuesday (after our walk along the coastal... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Llan Ffestiniog, United Kingdom
Nice and quiet

Location is amazing, nice view, the building needed a bit refurbishment though. Breakfast was... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Coventry, United Kingdom
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“coastal path”(4 reviews)
“rock pooling”(2 reviews)
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Marine Terrace, Criccieth LL52 0EF, Wales
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

If it's a sandy beach you're after this is not for you, but for walking and rock pooling, skimming stones and fishing when the tide is in it's all good, a quiet beach with wonderful views and dolphins if you are lucky.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MikeJD2015
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous quiet beach. Shame some fellow users left a good deal of glass bottles and cans behind, though it wasn’t there long after my husband discovered it. Saw dolphins swimming by also

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Gibnah
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Me and Hubby are regularly visitors to Criccieth. On Tuesday (after our walk along the coastal path), we strolled along Marine Terrace/Marine Crescent which runs adjacent to this section of the beach on the west side of the castle. The beach itself is very stoney....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jilly2903
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Location is amazing, nice view, the building needed a bit refurbishment though. Breakfast was freshly and quickly cooked, Owners were helpful and chatty.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SabinaLovelyG
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Swum here during recent heat wave in early July. The top six inches of water was deliciously warm . At high tide the water is deeper sooner than the east beach the other side of Criccieth castle. Even wading out there it is so shallow...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gill W
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Great beach for walking the dog. Peddles, but even better when the tide is out and you can walk all the way along on the sand Lots of rock pools to explore Not very busy when I was there

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nikbridle
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We walked along the lower pathway and were pleased to see the beach so clean. Evening will find families playing on the beach at low tide. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank chandrah874
Reviewed 26 December 2017

This is a nice beach which has a lovely view and you can have a delightful walk along it. It is a mixture of sand but in other areas is heavy in pebbles

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank davidandeileen30
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Visited this beach twice and had a good stroll. There is a walk which you can do from near the railway crossing near Dylans Art Deco Restaurant Criccieth which follows the railway traverses a small peninsula and enables you to walk back into Criccieth via...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 202Mikey
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Not much to say really about this beach. It's small and unsuitable for children because of the deep water and lack of sand. It's a steep slope down to the beach from the road and tough going back up again, for somebody elderly.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank bradmk2017
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