Afonwen Beach

Visit Afonwen Beach

Afonwen Beach is about halfway between Criccieth and Pwllheli, on the Llŷn peninsula on the Welsh coast. This beach is off the beaten track and there is a camping site on the beach front.

To get to the beach, take the roundabout on the A497 and turn south down a lane. This leads to the beach, where there is a small car park.

This beach is …

  • Off The Beaten Path
  • Great For Camping

What to see and do

  • Explore the local coastline

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

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Getting To Afonwen Beach

Beach Location

Afon Wen, Pwllheli LL53 6TZ


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train


Taking a trip to the beach. Get there by train or car.

Map of Afonwen Beach

Explore the Welsh coastline

beautiful beach on South West England coast

What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

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Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

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