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Ynyslas National Nature Reserve

#1 of 8 things to do in Borth Features Animals
Borth, Wales
+44 1970 872900
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Day at the beach

The most beautiful unspoilt beach I have visited in a long time. Plenty of parking nearby, miles of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Great Place to Paddleboard

If you ever want to go paddleboarding or kayaking whilst you are around the Aberytwyth area, pop... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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“sand dunes” (24 reviews)
“car park” (11 reviews)
Borth, Wales
+44 1970 872900
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The most beautiful unspoilt beach I have visited in a long time. Plenty of parking nearby, miles of empty beach, even on the hottest day of the year so far. Well policed by 2 life guards. Wanted to explore the area further, but was so...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you ever want to go paddleboarding or kayaking whilst you are around the Aberytwyth area, pop down to Ynslas. Great estuary, clean beautiful beaches and it's never too busy especially if you go before 10am.

Thank AndyHoughton994
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of walking possible here, enjoy the vast expanse of sand, sea and sky! There's a small information centre with toilets and friendly staff. Parking is £2 for the day payable at the centre.In the spring there are lots of orchids near the centre

Thank 49Pam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

£2 all day. Park on the beach and play ball. Board walk through the dunes well signposted. Interesting visitor centre. Good toilets. Lovely views across the Dover estuary. Dog bins 🐶 🐶

Thank allanmrssallya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit beautiful open beach and walks through the sand dunes (we're going on a bear hunt!) With our little girl, visit everyone we come to Wales and a dog friendly beach

Thank DaveEmma2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stunning dunes one of very few places you can park on a beach. N.R.W. do a fabulous job looking after it, nature amazing we saw lizards, red kites, cormorants gulls galore, had a fab walk on boardwalk then followed beach all around until back at...More

Thank Neil H
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Really excellent nature reserve. Very informative and interesting visitor centre, telling you all about the area, and it's history and the current habitat. Friendly and helpful staff.

Thank ordinarypunter2015
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Sea, sand, sky, loads of space. The beach is never crowded and has the perfect slant for the kids to build sand castles and ditches and then watch them fill up. Maintained walkways, plenty of parking, the friendliest ice cream seller ever to drive a...More

Thank Sylvia B
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I think this place should be far more advertised than it is, but I guess that's a double edged sword, more people might make it less beautiful.we discovered it by accident- you can park on the beach, and pay in the tourist centre (shop, toilets,info),...More

Thank feralchild2015
Reviewed 26 April 2017

came here when we visited Borth. We came here late afternoon and wasnt too busy at all. We parked the car on the beach and had a wonder around. The dunes were lovely and the children loved them. If you love birdwatching this is a...More

Thank mrandmrsmason
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hi are we able to go a little bbq on the beach
18 April 2017|
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Response from Wendy E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, definitely, perfect place for it, but keep it away from the dunes .... for obvious reasons 😉
Donna P
Is there a path through the nature reserve as an disabled and on a stick. Many thanks
9 April 2017|
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Response from Russell G | Reviewed this property |
Hi There is a path of sorts but easier to drive onto the beach and then walk around the dunes to the North it is not much further. Russell
Can i park overnight on the beach
16 August 2016|
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Response from Sarah R | Reviewed this property |
You can pay for overnight in motor home in the gravel carpark situated behind the bus stop across the golf links on Ynyslas