Best beaches in Anglesey

Below are a list of the top 10 beaches in Anglesey as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website.

The current most popular beach in Anglesey is Benllech. If you would like to have your say on which are the best beaches in Anglesey just follow the link to the beach and vote by clicking the star ratings at the top right of the page.

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    1. Benllech Beach

    Set on Anglesey's east coast, Benllech Beach is one of the most popular beaches on the island. It has fine golden sand and clear Blue Flag waters that are a delight for families to paddle and swim. At low tide the sand stretches for miles…

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    2. Llanddwyn Beach

    Llanddwyn is an excellent sandy beach backed by forest and extensive dunes, at the south-western tip of Anglesey. The beach includes a narrow peninsula (Llanddwyn Island) jutting out into the Irish Sea. Llanddwyn Beach stretches over a…

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    3. Lligwy Beach

    Wide, sandy beach located just around the corner from the village of Moelfre. The beach of Traeth Lligwy is backed by low sand dunes giving it a wild, open feel, which is exactly what it is. At low tide a large expanse of firm sand is…

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    4. Aberffraw Bay

    Aberffraw Bay (pronounced "Aber-frow") is an unspoilt sandy beach that is just far enough from the nearest parking spot to make sure it never get busy. Backed by extensive low sand dunes, the beach feels particularly expansive. These dunes…

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    5. Trearddur Bay

    Trearddur Bay, located a couple of miles from Holyhead, is one of Anglesey's best beaches. A vast expanse of sand overlooked by a large hotel and two golf courses, the beach is also the site of an ancient burial ground, excavated in 2003.…

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    6. Traeth yr Ora Beach

    This lovely wide, sand and shingle beach is just far enough off the beaten track to make this one of Anglesey's true hidden gems. The beach itself is a long stretch of sand and shingle at high tide. As the tide drops out an expanse of…

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    7. Porth Swtan (Church Bay)

    Blue Flag beach Church Bay (Porth Swtan) on northwest Anglesey takes its name from nearby St Rhuddlad's Church, visible from the beach, which is accessible at low tide. This beach combines pebbles and sand, bordered by rock pools against…

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    8. Rhoscolyn - Borth Wen Beach

    Borthwen is a pretty, sandy crescent located on the southern shore of Holyhead island. Backed by sand dunes there are also a few little rocky islets along the length of the beach. 

    This is a great family beach with its shallow…

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    9. Rhosneigr (Traeth Crigyll) Beach

    Traeth Crigyll (Town beach) is Rhosneigr's main beach. Located just to the west of the town it is a fine expanse of golden sand. At Rhosneigr beach you have the best of both worlds; there is easy access from the village, with several roads…

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    10. Porth Wen Beach

    Porth Wen is an interesting little bay just west of the popular Bull Bay. Despite it's attractions Porth Wen is quite off the beaten track and mostly frequented by fishermen. The shoreline here is fairly rocky and a host of rockpools are…

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