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Peaceful and perfect

This beach is super sandy with very little in the way of stones. Lots of space so never a chance of... read more

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Maria28961
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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Spontaneous and unplanned we found ourselves a trip to Harlech Beach in the middle of February... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
M4036HDianb
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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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Snowdonia National Park, Harlech LL46 2UG, Wales
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All reviews sand dunes golf course car park clean sand dog walkers golden sands ice cream van long walk lovely sand huge expanse low tide plenty of space nice walk left hand side miles and miles the main road great for families
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Reviewed today

This beach is super sandy with very little in the way of stones. Lots of space so never a chance of being squashed. There is parking but no other facilities are there. Perfect place and we loved it there.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Maria28961
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Spontaneous and unplanned we found ourselves a trip to Harlech Beach in the middle of February. With the wind in our faces we managed 800 metres south before we turned round and headed back to the van. Our dogs loved it and so did we....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank M4036HDianb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have always raved about Northumerland beaches, but Harlech was simply outstanding vast and open. Out of season dogs have the full run of this amazing beach (we never managed to walk its length), in season they are restricted to half but even then it is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked over two days on the beech for three hours each time with our dog . Also even though it was February the second and cold and windy our four year old granddaughter loved it and would have stayed longer.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank UngryArry
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited the beach on a pass through the area - we were staying at Criccieth. When we walked the beach there was not another person in sight. A beautiful, sunny, cloudless day in May and we had the beach to ourselves! It goes on...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dumbunny
Reviewed 17 December 2018

Stayed in Llandanwg just south of Harlech and revisited the beach we 1st discovered on our honeymoon. Still one of the most amazing beaches in the country. Miles of sand and dunes with views of Snowdon and across to the Llyn Peninsula. We walked from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank P6194ZWkb
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Sublime. Has to Be one of the best beaches in the world. One of my favourite views is the one you get as you walk the footpath down from just above the town on the road that comes in from Barmouth. The view of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dataflow
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

The dog loved the beach , we walked for a good hour and the dog ran and ran . Worth a view . The right hand side is not for dogs but the other side you can walk with dog

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lollyevans1968
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Fantastic place for a relaxing Autumn walk.i imagine this beach is very popular in the summer.Car parking near the beach.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Wonderful quiet clean beach...worth the parking charge. 5 min walk from the car park Came across the beach whilst visiting Harlech Castle so it was a treat. We took some great photos. Great for families....long stretch of golden sand

Date of experience: November 2018
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Lisa W
29 July 2018|
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Response from Jilly2903 | Reviewed this property |
One side of the beach has a dog ban between 1st April and 30th September. The other side of the beach is expansive.
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Darren K
23 July 2018|
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Response from merfynb2017 | Reviewed this property |
No idea sorry
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Ron S
11 June 2018|
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Response from Chuckini | Reviewed this property |
When the wind is high there can be sand hoppers about but I live here and have only seen them in large nos. once in the last 2 years
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