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Llanddwyn Beach Beach

Llanfaer Pwll, Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire

A long ribbon of sand backed by forest and five kilometres of high dunes with spectacular views across to the mountains of the Lleyn Peninsula. There's a path leading from the beach to the nature reserve at Llanddwyn Island and the nearby forest has a fantastic network of footpaths.

Beach Type



Including facilities for disabled people
There are shops
Pubs and cafes in Niwbwrch


Beach combing and bird watching

Nature and Wildlife

Newborough Warren National Nature Reserve is just behind the beach and covers 1.5 acres. It can be reached via the A4080 which crosses the River Cefni at Malltraeth Pool; approach the reserve through Niwbwrch village just after the junction with the B44

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned daily during the summer. Litter bins are provided in the car park.

Awards and Recommendations

Blue Flag Beach
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Anglesey Tourist Information Centre. Pringles Centre. Holyhead Road. Llanfaer Pwll. Anglesey. LL61 5UJ. Tel. 01407 762622


Nearest town: Llanfaer Pwll
County: Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1404, -4.38724
Postcode: LL61 6SG
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


The beach is signposted off the A4080 in Niwbwrch (Newborough); a forestry commission toll road leads to the beach.

Public Transport

The nearest railway stations are at Bodorgan and Llanfaer Pwll; buses run to Niwbwrch.

Nearest Railway Stations

Bodorgan (Approx. 4 miles away)
Ty Croes (Approx. 6 miles away)
Rhosneigr (Approx. 8 miles away)
Llanfairpwll (Approx. 9 miles away)
Valley (Approx. 12 miles away)

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


There is a large car park and picnic area.

Nearby Car Parks

Newborough Beach, Dwyran (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Church Street (Beach), Llanfairpwllgwyngyll (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Llyn Rhos Ddu, Newborough (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Chapel Street, Newborough (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Church Street, Newborough (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Pen-Dref Street, Newborough (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Malltraeth, Newborough (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Llyn Parc Mawr, Newborough (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Dinas Beach, Llandwrog (Unknown stay).
About 3.4 miles away
High Street, Malltraeth (Unknown stay).
About 3.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Llanfaer Pwll