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Aberfforest Beach

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Aberfforest Beach

Aberfforest is a small, secluded cove between Dinas Head and Newport. Access is from the A487; a public footpath follows a wide farm road (with signs saying Aberfforest) almost all the way to the beach. Layby parking can be found nearby on both sides of the road - (Grid ref : SN028387). Alternative access is along the coast path from Cwm-yr-Eglwys.

The beach is shingle at the back, and some dark sand at low tide. Some holiday homes have been built behind the beach, which spoil its seclusion. It's a good beach for swimming at high tide.

About 200 yards away along the wooded valley behind the beach, is a waterfall which is definitely worth the short walk. A footpath on the left here leads back to the farm road to the A487.

Aberfforest BeachAberfforest Beach
Looking southLooking south
The waterfallThe waterfall
Aberfforest Beach
Aberfforest Beach
Looking south
Looking south
The waterfall
The waterfall
There is 1 review for this beach :
Name : K J Rollinson
Date : 23 Nov 2013
Comment : I now live in Spain but the walk through the fields starting at Cwm-yr-eglyws, entering the magical forest above Aberfforest was one of my favourite walks. When I first saw the waterfall in the middle of the forest it was breathtaking and to emerge to the pretty cove was a delight.
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