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Home / Entertainment / Vote now for your favourite Welsh beach in Special Places 2016

Vote now for your favourite Welsh beach in Special Places 2016

Our penultimate category in WalesOnline’s Special Places 2016 campaign is Beaches.

The coastlines of Wales is rich with golden sands and rich turquoise waters making the selection for you voters a mighty tricky task.

Dyffren Gardens , Caerphilly Castle , National Library of Wales and Abereiddi Blue Lagoon were each champion of their categories and into the final vote.

After this category, the annual search for the nation’s favourite location nears its conclusion with just one more category, Countryside, before you select the overall winner.

To vote for your favourite beach, just choose from the shortlisted 20 below and click on your choice in the form at the end of the article.

1. Aberporth, Ceredigion

Janet Baxter
Aberporth beach

2. Barafundle Bay, Pembrokeshire

Barafundle Bay
Barafundle Bay

3. Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan

Wales News Service
Barry Island beach

4. Black Rock Sands, Porthmadog

Creative Commons/ Flickr/ Graeme Tozer

5. Borth y Gest, Porthmadog


6. Caswell Bay, Swansea

Creative Commons/ Catrin Austin/ Flickr
Caswell Bay
Caswell Bay

7. Cefn Sidan, Carmarthenshire

Creative commons/ Flickr/ Tom Bastin

8. Cwm-yr-Eglwys, Pembrokeshire

Creative Commons/ Flickr/ Red Nick 1968

9. Harlech, Gwynedd

Creative Commons/ Flickr/ Ed Webster

10. Llangennith, Swansea

Wales News Service
Llangennith Beach

11. Marloes Sands, Pembrokeshire

12. Mwnt, Ceredigion

Janet Baxter

13. Newport Sands, Pembrokeshire

Creative commons/ Flickr/ Hannah Gilbert

14. Ogmore, Vale of Glamorgan

Creative commons/ Flickr/ Archangel12

15. Pwlldu Bay, Swansea

Creative Commons/ Flickr/ Chris Jobling
Pwlldu Bay

16. Rest Bay, Porthcawl

Rest Bay, Porthcawl. Surfers

17. Rhossili, Swansea

Visit Wales
Aerial view of Rhossili cliffs and beach
Aerial view of Rhossili cliffs and beach

18. Three Cliffs Bay, Swansea

Creative Commons/ Flickr/ Adam Simmons
Three Cliffs Bay

19. Traeth Llyfn, Pembrokeshire

Creative Commons/ Flickr/ Jooliargh
Traeth Llyfn

20. Whitesands, Pembrokeshire

Roland Edwards
Whitesands Bay, St Davids, Pembrokeshire

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