This Green Coast award winning beach is popular with visitors and locals who love it for its safe swimming and sheltered sands. The smallish beach is backed by marram dunes and nestles between two headlands. Great for escaping a boisterous breeze. There’s a lovely walk around the headland to Barclodiad y Gawres, one of the UK’s most important Neolithic Burial Chambers. The ascent to the beach is fairly steep, so beware if you’re a little unsteady on your feet or taking a pushchair. There’s a small car park where you’ll usually an ice cream van. Seasonal dog restrictions.
You’ll find this beautiful Blue Flag beach at the eastern end of Red Wharf Bay. Its shallow water makes it good for swimming and paddling, but look out for the sand banks and channels which mean the tide can come in deceptively fast. Brilliant for beachcombing and bird watching. Great sea fishing too. Llanddona is on the Anglesey Coastal Path and there are some lovely walks close by, including to Penmon Priory and Holy Well. Parking, beach café / shop, and public loos. Seasonal dog restrictions.
At low tide you can explore up to ten square miles of sand at Red Wharf Bay – it’s an ideal spot for paddling, swimming, walking and birdwatching on Anglesey’s east coast. It’s a beautiful beach flanked on its eastern edge by the forests of Pentraeth - home to a sizeable red squirrel population and a prehistoric hillfort which is well worth an explore. Brilliant for beachcombing, but watch out for a fast-flowing incoming tide – the sand banks and channels can be misleading. You can sip something cool or enjoy a good meal whilst soaking up the view at the excellent Ship Inn or The Boathouse The Boathouse.
A beautiful, gently shelving beach on the southern end of Holy Island. Ideal for swimming, paddling and general sandy fun. Get there early, as there is only a small car park. On the up side, this means the beach never gets too busy! There’s a super walk up to the old coastguard lookout with wonderful views across the island and to the Lleyn Peninsula. Loos in the car park. Dog restrictions at the Silver Bay end of the beach, none at Borth Wen end. Great pub at The White Eagle for post-beach refuelling.
A low grassy coastline with rocky outcrops and coves sweeps down to this lovely sandy bay, which you’ll find on Holy Island just to the west of Anglesey. It’s busy in the summer time but there’s plenty of space for to keep everyone happy. Lots of sailing, surfing, canoeing and kayaking going on. Fantastic big-sky views out to the Irish Sea. You’re only walking distance from the town and all its amenities, which include plenty of cafés, shops and loos. Lots of ice cream opportunities. Seasonal dog restrictions.
You'll find the following properties just a stone's throw away from the beach so it couldn't be easier to get out and enjoy the expanse of golden sand and clear waters.
All our cottages are places we would happily stay in ourselves - we promise you'll love them!
Menai Cottage Brynsiencyn, Anglesey "Menai Cottage sits just back from the Menai Strait, with lovely views and lots of space, walk to Foel Farm or the Sea Zoo, a lovely holiday cottage."
Sleeps : 6
£435 - £825 per week
Changeover day : Sat