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Beaches

There really is nothing better than spending a lazy day at the beach!  And being an island surrounded by 125 miles of stunning coastline, beaches are something that Anglesey does extremely well.

Whether that great beach day means loading yourself up with ball games, buckets, spades and fishing nets, or simply involves packing a tasty picnic and enjoying the surrounding beauty, our award winning beaches make the perfect backdrop. From long sandy stretches like Red Wharf Bay where it’s sea, sand and sky for as far as the eye can see, to more intimate rugged bays such as Porth Dafarch or Church Bay, where cliff paths and rock pools are just waiting to be explored.

And with our Blue Flag beaches offering so much to do, you could challenge yourself to a sandcastle competition at Benllech, don your wetsuit and hit the waves for some windsurfing at Rhosneigr or Trearddur Bay, or discover the legends of Santes Dwynwen and gaze upon the breath-taking views of Snowdonia while you paddle at Llanddwyn Island.

Please see our list of blue flag beaches or browse through our beach guide.

Other Things to do

  • Benllech Beach

    'Benllech Beach'

    'Benllech is one of the most popular of the island's beaches with fine golden sand and clear blue waters which are exceptionally safe for bathing and paddling. '

  • Llanddwyn Beach

    'Llanddwyn Beach'

    'Renowned as one of the finest beaches in Britain, Llanddwyn is backed by, impressive sand dunes, and boasts spectacular views of Snowdonia National Park, Caemarfon and...'

  • Porth Dafarch

    'Porth Dafarch'

    'Ideally situated on the coast road between Treaddur Bay and Holyhead, Porth Dafarch is a beautiful sandy cove surrounded by rocky headland, ideal for a peaceful family...'

  • Trearddur Bay

    'Trearddur Bay'

    'A beautiful large, sandy beach sloping to the sea. '

  • Rhosneigr Beach

    'Rhosneigr Beach'

    'Winner of of the Green Coast seaside award, Rhosneigr lies on Anglesey’s Western shore.'

Other Attractions

  • Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path

    'Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path'

    'The Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path is a developing long distance route that follows much of the island’s coastline. '

  • Circular walks on Anglesey

    'Circular walks on Anglesey's coast'

    'A selection of ten circular walks from every corner of the island, from inspiring coastal scenery, to hidden monuments. '

  • Isle of Anglesey Rural Cycling Network

    'Isle of Anglesey Rural Cycling Network'

    'Maps and descriptions of the cycle routes. '

  • Landscape Newborough Forest and Warren

    'Landscape Newborough Forest and Warren'

    'Newborough Warren is an extensive sand dune system and includes the most southerly part of Anglesey at Abermenai Point.'

  • Landscape Traeth Dulas to Lligwy Bay

    'Landscape Traeth Dulas to Lligwy Bay'

    'Lying between Amlwch and Moelfre, Traeth Dulas is situated approximately 4 miles south-east of the town of Amlwch. '