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Clarach Bay is a small sand and shingle beach about one mile north of Aberystwyth and looks out across Cardigan Bay.

The beach is flanked by cliffs and the river flows into the sea on the north side. The valley behind the beach is populated by hundreds of caravans and holiday chalets.

The clean beach is popular with bathers, water sports enthusiasts and walkers and there are lovely views of the bay with the possibility of spotting seals, porpoises or dolphins.

A scenic cliff-top walk leads to Aberystwyth over Constitution Hill and has fabulous views over Cardigan Bay. A longer inland footpath, via Llangorwen passes through a nature reserve.

Food is available from a café, bar and takeaway and a wide range of food and drink is available in Aberyswyth on the promenade and in the town.

Toilets near the beach.

Lifeguards patrol in the school summer holidays.

Dogs are not allowed on the beach between the 1st of May and the 30th of September.

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