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Porthor and the Whistling Sands Walk

Aberdaron Road, Aberdaron LL53 8LH, Wales
+44 1758 780219
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Faultless day

We couldn't fault Porthor. Recommended by a friend on our holiday we spent the whole afternoon in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carolyne C
via mobile
Fantastic walking

Stunning spot on the Welsh coast, well worth a visit. Great coastal walks along the cliff tops. As... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SSw007
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Travellers talk about
“car park” (45 reviews)
“lovely beach” (23 reviews)
“national trust” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Aberdaron Road, Aberdaron LL53 8LH, Wales
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+44 1758 780219
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"lovely beach"
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"great little cafe"
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"gorgeous white sand"
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"beach cafe"
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"cakes"
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"cliff top"
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"beach toys"
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"beach walk"
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"beautiful walk"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We couldn't fault Porthor. Recommended by a friend on our holiday we spent the whole afternoon in glorious warm sunshine. The beach is perfect, with beautiful sand and clear waters. The dry sand squeaks when walked on which amused our children no end. Sheltered by...More

Thank Carolyne C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stunning spot on the Welsh coast, well worth a visit. Great coastal walks along the cliff tops. As with most national trust walks it is well sign posted and has good safe car parking. Easy to moderate walking terrain.

Thank SSw007
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

What a lovely location. Stunning views, great walks and clean sands. And just to make it even better a lovely cafe right on the beach that serves lovely cakes and a National Trust Car Park that is just a stones throw from it all. Visit,...More

Thank ChrisandDean170499
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

This is a great walk with some wonderful coastal scenery. Didn’t hear the sand whistling but it was very enjoyable.

Thank Paul W
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely beach really chilled and peaceful. Parking was reasonable at £4 for the day, we look forward to coming back!

Thank Asupastar2016
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Visited week before dog ban with our 2 dogs hoping for a nice long beach walk. Paid £4 to park then walked length of beach and back in under 20 minutes, including sitting down. Disappointed! Sand did squeak however .

Thank davidhZ5102LC
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

A clean beach nicely out the way, if you kick then sand as you walk or it's a windy day the sand will whistle. It's not as busy as some of the other beaches which is nice and it is worth a visit.

Thank CigarCharlie
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

A large car park with free toilets. Such a need in later life. The road down to the beach is quite steep but it so worth it. Shuffle around in the dry sand and you will hear a noise. It really is a glorious setting....More

Thank Geoffrey P
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Yes, they do, although it is probably more of a squeak than a whistle, when you walk on the dry parts of the beech.

Thank Mark D
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

|A truly beautiful location, miles of sand and a spectacular view. Paradise for dog walkers and a great little cafe too.

Thank Steve G
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clare412013
5 April 2018|
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Response from Saldj62 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, 1 may to 30 sep is the dates I believe
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samv84
17 January 2018|
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Response from Saldj62 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, no, there is a little cafe, which is normally open during summer and odd days during the winter, but no rentals there
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bfbards
14 May 2017|
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Response from Mrs C C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, if I remember rightly there's a little road leading down to the beach with a pull in to park in, you might be able to see on Google earth/street view? If not, there's a lovely beach at Aberdaron that is accessible. X
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