The Beach Guide

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 Porth Padrig. 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.

  • Porth Padrig Beach

    1. Porth Padrig Beach

    Secluded sandy cove near the village of Llanbadrig on Anglesey's north coast. The large crescent shaped bay is backed by cliffs but it is the large white quartzite sea stack mid-beach that identifies Porth Padrig. The "White Lady" is named after…

  • Penrhos Beach

    2. Penrhos Beach

    A pretty Sandy Bay with part white sand. safe for swimming and watching the ferries to Ireland. Dog friendly.

  • Porth Dafarch Beach

    3. Porth Dafarch Beach

    The National Trust owned Porth Dafarch is a sheltered sandy beach on the south coast of Holy Island. Nestling below rugged headlands, the beach offers safe anchorage for yachts, rock pools for children to play in and clean bathing water. Porth Dafarch…

  • Porth Trwyn Beach

    4. Porth Trwyn Beach

    The quiet beach of Porth Trwyn near Llanfaethlu is on Anglesey's west coast a few miles north of Holyhead. There is very little in the way of development here with just a few cottages overlooking the dunes to the back of the beach. At high tide…

  • Church Bay

    5. 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. A steep path down and a restaurant famous for its lobster.

  • Llanfaelog - Porth Nobla Beach

    6. Llanfaelog - Porth Nobla Beach

    A quiet rural beach located next door to Porth Tyn Towyn beach midway between the small towns of Aberffraw and Rhosneigr. It is an attractive little crescent of sand and shingle with a host of rocky islets just offshore. Porth Nobla is bordered…

  • Porth Diana Beach

    7. Porth Diana Beach

    This picturesque little sandy cove is tucked away on the southern shores of Trearddur Bay on Holy Island's south coast. Sheltered by headlands at either end and a rocky islet just offshore this cove is a popular anchorage for small boats and the…

  • Porth Tywyn Mawr Beach

    8. Porth Tywyn Mawr Beach

    Porth Tywyn Mawr is also known as Sandy Beach, and for good reason. This long stretch (half a mile) of beach is comprised of beautiful golden sand and largely backed by low dunes. Apart from the Penrhyn Bay caravan site at the southern end of the…

  • Rhoscolyn - Borth Wen Beach

    9. 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 sloping sands and abundance…

  • St. Georges Pier. Menai Bridge Beach

    10. St. Georges Pier. Menai Bridge Beach

    A small mud and rock beach located a stone's throw from the famous Menai Straits suspension bridge.