Fairbourne’s beautiful golden sands are backed by a steep bank of pebbles. They fringe a narrow finger of land that extends most of the way across the mouth of the Mawddach Estuary, with stunning views of mountains, woodlands and the sea.
Fairbourne, Gwynedd, LL38 2DZ
This beach’s dramatic English name is based not just on its semicircular shape resembling a wide, open mouth. Its hellish dimension comes from a savage, south-westerly aspect that offers precious little shelter to sailors.
Llanengan, Gwynedd, LL53 7LG