Beaches in North Wales Score Top Rating in Water Quality Tests

Beaches in North Wales - Towyn

45 Beaches in North Wales have been given a major vote of confidence with many scoring excellent water quality standards in the latest report.


In total 45 of the region’s beaches were given the top “Recommended” rating according to The Good Beach Guide, launched by the Marine Conservation Society.



Llandudno West Shore and Criccieth

Llandudno West Shore and Criccieth were two of the standout successes which went from “Fail” – the fourth and bottom level last year, to “Recommended” this year.


Barkby Beach and Prestatyn

Barkby Beach and Prestatyn in Denbighshire got top marks.


Seven in Conwy were “Recommended” including Kinmel Bay, Old Colwyn, Penmaenmawr and Llanfairfechan.



Anglesey maintained its fantastic reputation for having great beaches with the vast majority – 21 of them – achieving the top level. They included Llanddona, Traeth Bach, Rhosneigr and Aberffraw.

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