Fairbourne Beach is situated in the village of Fairbourne, on the coast of Barmouth Bay, on the southern side of the estuary of the River Mayddach, Gwynedd, Wales. It is a Blue Flag and a Marine Conservation Society awarded beach, surrounded by steep pebble banks, exposing a wide expanse of golden sand in low tide. During the summer months dogs aren't allowed on the beach. It offers access for wheelchairs. No lifeguard service is provided. The Fairbourne railway station is close to the beach. On the southern side of the beach the remains of an old slate quarries can be found, known as Blue Lake, which is popular for swimming and can be accessed via a tunnel.