Cwmtydu Beach

Cwmtydu is a peaceful beach, flanked by an abundance of cliffs and caves.

The history of the beach stretches back a long way as it was reportedly once used as a harbour by smugglers to hide French brandy and precious salt until they could be safely taken back to land on horseback.

Cwmtydu Beach, Wales

Nowadays, Cwmtydu is a popular hotspot for those travelling along the Ceredigion coastline in West Wales due to its ambient atmosphere and breathtaking views.

Animal spotting

This particular part of the Ceredigion coastline also offers visitors an opportunity to spot a wealth of animals including dolphins, porpoises and grey seals - the latter spending the majority of their time at Cwmtydu between September to December, with the beach being renamed locally as 'Seals Bay'.

Parking and amenities nearby

Parking is available at the sea front car park with further parking available a couple of minutes walk along the same road, where amenities such as cafés can be found.

Campsites near Cwmtydu Beach

We have one Club Campsite near Cwmtydu Beach:

Cardigan bay

 Check out our beach camping in Wales section where you can find information about other key Wales beaches in and around our Club Campsites.

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Cwmtydu Beach
New Quay
SA44 6LQ