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“The perfect beach for everyone” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Harlech Beach

Harlech Beach
Snowdonia National Park, Harlech LL46 2UG, Wales
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Ranked #1 of 7 things to do in Harlech
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Wellington, null, United Kingdom
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“The perfect beach for everyone”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

A beautifully clean long beach ideal for everyone. Perfect for dog walking, playing ball on the beach and in the sea. Picnics, sand castles, sunbathing. What's not to like when the sun is sparkling on the sea.

Visited May 2014
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English first
Leeds, England
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
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“Lovely long beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Big long sandy beach. Bit of a walk from Harlech or the car but well worth it. If you have the energy park a little further away and the parking is free. Kids had plenty of fun.

Visited April 2014
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72 reviews 72 reviews
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Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
“Easter Monday Visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

A beautiful sunny warm day - always a bonus when on the beach!
Clean sand, bright sparkling sea - perfect for a swim.
Shallow & safe for children.
perfect sand for building sandcastles.
Harlech beach IS one of the best beaches in the world whatever the weather.
Stunning views of the surrounding area and mountains with a great view of Harlech Castle as you walk to & from the beach.
Not crowded even at peak times.
Carpark with toilets then a short walk to the beach.
Don't forget to take your litter home with you.
Dog friendly.

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Poynton, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We visited on a sunny March afternoon and the beach was almost deserted. Additionally, the tide was out so we had the huge expanse of sand almost to ourselves. Looks like it would be a great place to bring children during the summer.

Visited March 2014
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UK
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“One of the best beaches in the world”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

To qualify the assessment of Harlech beach being "one of the best beaches in the world" we should point out that we have not actually visited every beach in the world. But of all the beaches we have visited Harlech is one of the best.

Miles of sandy beach, mountains in the background, fantastic views and best of all most of the time there are very few people there. Probably because there is absolutely nothing there other than the sand and the sea. In the busier warm months it gets busier, although most people seem to stay near to the beach path.

We love Harlech beach all year round. We have slept in the sand dunes in the summer, walked in the rain and wind in the winter.

Visited September 2013
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