British Beaches

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Church Bay Beach

Rhydwyn, Ynys Mon / Isle of Anglesey

A steep footpath from the village leads down to a beautiful bay made up of rocks, pebbles and sand. It is edged by rock pools and backed by steep cliffs along which the Isle of Anglesey coastal path runs. Car park available.

Beach Type



Toilets with disabled facilities
Cafe/restaurant and a slipway


Sailing and fishing
There is no zoning for water sports

Nature and Wildlife

The nearby Camel Head is a wilderness of gorse and pine trees. The Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path runs from the beach. Anglesey has a wide range of animal and bird life. Leaflets on Anglesey's natural attractions and walks in the area are available. ring:

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned daily by the local authority and there are litter bins.


Dogs are allowed and there are dog bins - owners are required to clean up after their dogs.

Awards and Recommendations

Blue Flag Beach

Tourist Information

Llanfairpwll Tourist Information Centre. Tel: 01248 713177. Email: [email protected]


Nearest town: Rhydwyn
County: Ynys Mon / Isle of Anglesey
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3738, -4.5562
Postcode: LL65 4EU
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Cylch-y-Garn Community, Isle of Anglesey at Explore Britain.


Porth Swtan - Church Bay is signposted off the A5025 coast road between Llanfaethlu and Cemaes Bay.

Nearest Railway Stations

Holyhead (Approx. 5 miles away)
Valley (Approx. 6 miles away)
Rhosneigr (Approx. 10 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


There is free parking for 40 cars by the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Church Bay, Holyhead (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Cemlyn West, Cemlyn (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Tyddyn Sydney, Cemlyn (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Cemeas Bay, Tregele (Unknown stay).
About 4.4 miles away
Lon Glascoed, Cemaes Bay (Unknown stay).
About 5 miles away
Victoria Road, Holyhead (Unknown stay).
About 5.1 miles away
Holyhead Ferry Terminal, Holyhead (Long stay).
About 5.1 miles away
Prince of Wales Road, Holyhead (Unknown stay).
About 5.1 miles away
Ffordd Tudur, Holyhead (Unknown stay).
About 5.2 miles away
Beach, Cemaes Bay (Unknown stay).
About 5.2 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Rhydwyn