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Porthdinllaen

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Porthdinllaen

Porthdinllaen is a crescent shaped sandy beach over a mile long, and was once considered as the rail terminus and departure point for Ireland. At the western end of the beach is the Ty Coch inn - a very popular public house with outdoor seating, situated almost on the beach. A National Trust car park is located at Morfa Nefyn on the clifftop roughly at the centre of the beach, but roadside parking can easily be found in the village.

The beach is backed by boulder clay cliffs, and facilities include toilets and a cafe (opposite the car park). This is a good beach for kayaking, sunbathing and swimming but there are strong currents at the northern end. There are superb views towards the Yr Eifl mountains to the north.

This beach occasionally gets good surf, and is best just after the high tide. Dogs are allowed at all times.

The photos were taken at high tide.

The beach and Ty Coch InnThe beach and Ty Coch Inn
The beach and Ty Coch Inn
The beach and Ty Coch Inn
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