Shell Island

Visit Shell Island

Get away from the hustle and bustle with a trip to Shell Island on the beautiful Welsh Coast. The long sweeping sandy beach has spectacular views. While not actually an island this part of the coast is backed by sand dunes and a large expanse of beach.

The 300-acre campsite here offers “wild camping” and family entertainment and facilities. Enjoy long walks seaside fun, Camp fires on the beach and long sunsets.

This beach is …

  • Great For A Camping Holiday
  • Remote And Unspoilt

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

Header Image by UKBeachDays

Getting To Shell Island Beach

Beach Location

Shell Island, Llanbedr, Merioneth, Gwynedd LL45 2PJ


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train

Tonfanau Station

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

Map of Shell Island 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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