Porth Nobla BeachLlanfaelog, Anglesey
Porth Nobla beach, Llanfaelog, Anglesey, North Wales
Porth Nobla is a peaceful beach in a rural location close to the village of Rhosneigr. It is bordered by cliffs and headland, which is where you’ll find the 5000-year-old ancient burial chamber of Barclodiad y Gawres.
It is a wonderful place for picnics, sunbathing, building sandcastles, and having some old-fashioned seaside fun! Porth Nobla forms a pretty little crescent of sand and shingle, and there are rock pools at low tide, and lots of offshore rocks too, so it’s a super place for kids to explore.
Porth Nobla forms the far end of Rhosneigr’s Broad Beach. It is close enough to stroll over for an ice-cream, but far enough away from the hubbub if you’re after some peaceful downtime! It has been voted Anglesey’s favourite beach in ‘The Beach Guide’ and won a ‘Keep Wales Tidy, Rural Beach Award’ too.
Rural and generally quiet.
Midway between Rhosneigr and Aberffraw.
Popular with surfers and bodyboarders.
Historically important site closeby.
Great for dogs and kids.
Sandy - with some rocks.
Closest loos are 1km away in Rhosneigr.
There is free roadside parking for approximately 10 cars at the beach. If this is full you can park at the one next to Cable Bay. There is a footpath along the road between the two.
Access to the beach is relatively easy, entailing a walk of about 50 yards across low dunes. The beach is a short walk down a footpath that leads towards the much photographed picture-postcard cottage!
Dogs are allowed and dog bins are provided.
Yes - it’s a popular beach for windsurfing.
Yes. The rocks and ledges that shoulder the beach are popular fishing spots. At low water you might catch dogfish, rays, turbot, coalie and gurnard etc. The headland between Cable Bay and Porth Nobla is well known as a good place for catching rays i.e. just below the burial chamber. Mackerel are common here in the summer - and the whole of this coast is known for bass. There are often fishing competitions on the beaches from Cable Bay to Broad Beach - including Porth Nobla.
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