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 Dafarch. 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 Dafarch Beach © Eric Jones | BY-SA

    1. 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.…

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  • Penrhos Beach © Eric Jones | BY-SA

    2. Penrhos Beach

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

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  • Church Bay © Linnet | BY-SA

    3. 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…

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  • Porth Padrig Beach © Anonymous | BY-SA

    4. 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…

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  • Lligwy Beach © Andy Dolman | BY-SA

    5. 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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  • Rhosneigr (Traeth Llydan) Beach © Jonathan Wilkins | BY-SA

    6. Rhosneigr (Traeth Llydan) Beach

    Traeth Llydan (Broad Beach) is one of of Rhosneigr's two main beaches and sits to the east of the village. Despite being somewhat smaller than neighbouring Treath Crigyll it is still over a mile long and an equally delightful stretch of…

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  • Fydlyn Beach © Eric Jones | BY-SA

    7. Fydlyn Beach

    Secluded shingle beach that sits in the shelter of the rocky islets of Ynys y Fydlyn. Located on the north-western corner of Anglesey Fydln is pretty tricky to find. Perhaps the best way is via the coast path. The beach is set at the foot…

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  • Porth Tywyn Mawr Beach © Brian Green | BY-SA

    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…

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  • Llanfaelog - Porth Nobla Beach © Keith Williamson | BY-SA

    9. 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…

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  • Traeth Cymyran Beach (Rhosneigr) © Eric Jones | BY-SA

    10. Traeth Cymyran Beach (Rhosneigr)

    Traeth Cymyran beach is situated at the western end of a two mile stretch of sand extending from the village of Rhosneigr. Cymyran is delineated from neighbouring Traeth Crigyll by a rocky outcrop known as ys Feirig, although this is fairly…

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