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The sandy beach and dunes of Ynyslas are 1.5 miles north of Borth in Cardigan Bay. It is a lovely place to walk or to relax on the beach but strong currents make it unsuitable for swimming. The area is part of the Dyfi National Nature Reserve, which includes Borth Bog (Cors Fochno), The Dyfi Estuary and the dunes at Ynyslas. Cors Fochno is one of Britain’s finest raised peat bogs, Ynyslas sand dunes are the largest in Ceredigion, and the Dyfi Estuary is home to large numbers of wading birds and wildfowl. The estuary, looking towards Aberdyfi, is popular with windsurfers, surfers, and other water sports enthusiasts. At low tide, the remains of an ancient submerged forest can be seen on the beach. There are two boardwalk paths through the dunes and the whole area is alive with wildlife and flowers such as Marsh and Bee Orchids.

Dogs are allowed on the beach.

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