Mwnt

Dyfed

Mwnt
© Geograph

Water Quality

Annual classification

2017 Excellent

Today's forecast

Forecasts are not available for this location.

Data provided by Natural Resources Wales

Owned by the National Trust, the headland of Mwnt overlooks a sheltered sandy beach. Short circular cliff top walks, a remote family beach, a 13th century church and a wealth of history make this a beautiful destination for visitors.

Activities

Swimming is popular here and exploring the beautiful coastline whilst taking in the spectacular views of the Bay.

Wildlife and Walks

There are frequent sightings of bottlenosed dolphins, seals and porpoise seen in the Bay. For details of good walks, see here: http://www.visitcardigan.com/cardigan-tourist-information/walking-in-the-cardigan-area

What's tested here?

Water samples are taken at this designated bathing water by Natural Resources Wales, during the bathing season, 15th May to 30th September.
Find out more about designated bathing waters.

High levels of bacteria in the water can indicate pollution from sewage treatment works or polluted rain water draining from the land.
Where does pollution comes from and how can you help?

Water quality can be reduced for up to 72 hours after heavy rain. Look out for temporary signs at the beach and on our website.

Annual classification

2017 Excellent

What does this mean?

At the end of every bathing season the water quality is classified as either:

Excellent — the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest

Good — generally good water quality

Sufficient — meets minimum standards

Poor — You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.

Today's forecast

Forecasts are not available for this location.

Data provided by Natural Resources Wales
More information about potential pollution sources and improvement plans.

Weather

This Weather Widget is provided by the Met Office

Tide times

Potential hazards at this beach

This beach is not yet classified, please see our safety tips below or contact the local beach operator for further information.


Lifeguarded locations - top five safety tips

Non-lifeguarded locations For those who can’t make it to a lifeguarded beach

For more information visit rnli.org.uk.

Facilities at Mwnt

Campsite Campsite Bins Bins

Parking

 

There is a National Trust car park - a charge applies.

Dog restrictions

 

Dogs not allowed in the summer.

Beach cleaning

Beach cleaned daily during the summer.

Lifeguards

None.