Rhos y Llan BeachNefyn, Llŷn Peninsula
Rhos y Llan beach, Nefyn, Llŷn Peninsula, North Wales
The quiet, secluded cove at Rhos y Llan, is just around a rocky outcrop from Porth Towyn on the northern coast of the Llŷn Peninsula.
The tiny hamlet of Rhos y Llan and the golden, sandy “secret” beach here are perfect for an “out of the way” beach day. It’s one of a series of pretty coves from the coastline between the larger beaches at Nefyn and Porth Towyn.
The beach really is an “out of the way” spot, which adds to its charm. However, it is relatively easy to find and rarely gets busy. Some access the beach at low tide from the surrounding coves or by taking a short walk along the coastline following the Wales Coastal Path.
There is a lovely waterfall about 300 yards further down the headland to the west of the beach. It cuts through the grasses forming a gully. At low tide, there are some great rock pools exposed and pools in the sand that are full of life. Children should come armed with a decent bucket and net!
There are no facilities on the beach itself. The closest being in the village of Tudweiliog. There is a great shop and Post Office in the village which is well stocked and sells basic local provisions and fresh bread, but to fully stock up, head to Nefyn Spar or Siop a Garej, Morfa Nefyn.
There is parking on the lane by the small farmhouse at Rhos y Llan. You can then follow the track over the grass and down to the beach.
The lack of facilities and slipway makes access tricker than at other beaches on the Llŷn Peninsula.
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