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Whistling Sands, Lleyn peninsula

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Whistling Sands, Lleyn peninsula
Methlem, Gwynedd, Wales
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The small beach at Porth Oer, near the south west tip of the Lleyn peninsula, is know as the Whistling Sands, because the sand makes a high pitched whistling noise under your feet in certain conditions (it actually does whistle, I was surprised to find!). The Lleyn coastal path runs past the beach, which is popular with fishermen and wind surfers. This beautiful sunset shows what a lovely area the Lleyn peninsula can be.

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