Cricieth is an out of favour seaside resort, It used to be extremely popular in the Victorian days of beach holidays, but beach-bound holiday makers now tend to head to Pwllheli and Abersoch. This has left Cricieth a little run down, but it still offers plenty of good places to stay and eat and a castle to explore.
I've never indulged in 'forces-of-nature' sports here, but with a sweeping south facing sand and shingle beach I see no reason why it shouldn't be good for windsurfing or kitesurfing with suitable winds..
Surf Conditions at Criccieth are Unknown
Buggying Conditions at Criccieth are Unknown
Windsurfing Conditions at Criccieth can be Good
Kitesurfing Conditions at Criccieth can be Good
Windsurfing at Criccieth
Kitesurfing at Criccieth
Comments on Criccieth
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Last Visit: 03-07-2009
Criccieth is a lovely little family resort and doing very well thank you.
We don't particularly want windsurfers, jetskiers and their ilk here so
hopefully your comments will deter them!
Last Visit: 20-06-2016
Mood: Still Learning
I'm afraid you obviously don't know much about windsurfers... For a start
they wouldn't ever associate themselves with jet skiers and most
windsurfers hate jet skiers and their noisey, dirty, smelly machines with a
The description above probably would deter jet skiers from visiting and
they usually like big brash bold things and places where the fit in just
fine. Windsurfers on the other hand look for quiet, out of the way places
where there are fewer people. As long as there is wind they aren't worried
about much else and will keep themselves to themselves.
As a windsurfer the description of Criccieth above suits me just fine and
makes it sound like the PERFECT place to head for when on the Lleyn.