Poppit Sands is a very wide sandy beach at the estuary of the River Teifi near Cardigan, close to St Dogmaels with its historic ruined abbey. The northern end of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path starts there.
Mwnt is a National Trust beach, with a large pay and display car park above the beach and a shop and toilets partway down the path leading to the beach.
In the 16th century, Aberporth with its two fine sandy beaches, was an important landing point. Salt for preserving was brought in from Ireland. Nowadays, tourism is more important.
A lovely sandy beach but with limited parking and overlooked by the renowned 'The Ship' restaurant. It is named after a myth about 7 Irish princesses who landed there and married the sons of local farmers. .
Penbryn Beach, between Llangrannog and Tresaith is owned by the National Trust and was used for location filming for the James Bond film 'Die Another Day'.
Llangrannog lies in the narrow valley of the little River Hawen, which falls as a waterfall near the middle of the village. The earliest parts of the village were built higher up the valley, to protect them from the irish and the Vikings.
Cwmtydu was once a traditional smugglers’ hideaway. Either side of the beach are cliffs with caves that were once used to hide French brandy and salt until they could safely be ferried inland on horseback.
Dolau Beach is New Quay's most western beach. It is pet friendly year round and closest to the large council car park to the west of the pier.
Tucked in between the two piers, the Harbour Beach is closed to dogs between March and September, and is wide and sandy at low tide. Lifeguards on duty during the summer season.
Traethgwyn extends from Llanina Point to the New Quay lifeboat station and is a wide sandy beach at low tide. Pet friendly .
Cei Bach (Little Bay) is just to the north of Traethgwyn at New Quay and separated by that beach by the rocky promontory of Llanina point.
Llanrhystud is a small seaside village on the A487, about midway between New Quay and Aberystwyth.