Porth Swtan (Church Bay)

A characterful pebble beach on the island of Anglesey, in North Wales. The beach is named after the nearby Llanrhuddlad Church, which is visible from the sea.

The path down from the village is quite steep path.

The local restaurant here is famous for its lobster.

Type of beach

Sand & pebble

Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

As far as we know dogs are allowed at all times. However, as Church Bay is a Blue Flag beach it does seem a little unusual to have no do restrictions.

Anglesey dog friendly beaches »


  • Good fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming/bathing


  • Slipway

Nearest town



LL65 4EU

OS grid ref.

SH 3005 8937

Water quality

Water quality star rating


Blue Flag AwardMarine Conservation Society Recommended

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Porth Swtan (Church Bay) Reviews

Peacefull beach brilliant for walking the dog

Joshua gill
Jan 23rd 2020

Amazing sun sets and and very peaceful out of season but to many people in the summer

What did we get wrong?