Porth TrwynLlanfaethlu, Anglesey
Porth Trwyn, Llanfaethlu, Anglesey, North Wales
Porth Trwyn is a quiet, secluded bay backed by small dunes, with protected National Trust heathland areas to both the north and south. Having numerous secret coves and rocky little bays on either side, it’s a favourite with kids who just love exploring here, as well as poking about in the rock-pools and paddling in its crystal clear waters! Porth Trwyn is a super beach for fishing, swimming, sunbathing, sandcastle building - and family picnics too!
What Porth Trwyn lacks in facilities, it more than makes up for in terms of its out-of-the-way, peacefulness. On the whole Porth Trwyn never gets very busy, even in the height of summer, so if you’re looking for something wild and often deserted on the beachfront - head west!
Porth Trwyn only really comes into its own at low tide due to the amount of rocks, shingle and salty smelling seaweed! However, when the sea is out it’s an utter delight! The sandy part of the bay is only revealed at low tide, with pretty pebbles marking the high-tide line. Although parking is limited this, you’ll understand, and appreciate, combined with its off-the-beaten-track nature, is what keeps it such a lovely, quiet little place to visit.
Well worth a visit just for its seclusion and scenery!
Crystal clear waters.
Pretty and protected heathland closeby.
Lots of rocky bays, caves and coves to explore closeby.
Very often quiet - even in the height of summer!
Sits between Church Bay and Sandy Beach - both of which are walkable.
The top of the beach is pebbly, and can be steep at high tide, but it reveals itself to be sandy as the tide goes out.
There are no facilities on the beach itself. However, there are toilets in the car park and the ice cream van is often parked there in season.
The car park is next to the beach.
Access to the shore is along a short track from the parking area, which is relatively easy. A large blue beach sign indicates the beach.
No seasonal restrictions.
Yes - there is super fishing to be had off Porth Trwyn beach - especially at high tide - when can stand at the top of it’s steep pebbly beach. Other good fishing marks can be found in the numerous coves and rocky bays closeby - both to the north and south. In the summer expect to catch all the usual including mackerel - and seabass if you’re lucky! Watch out for rocks and seaweed though!
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