British Beaches

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Pentraeth Beach

Benllech, Ynys Mon / Isle of Anglesey

Pentraeth is part of Red Wharf bay - a large bay which at low tide forms an extensive area of fine sand, and is a designated nature reserve.

Beach Type



Local pubs cafes and restaurants

Nature and Wildlife

The whole bay is a designated nature reserve. and the area is steeped in history including Castell Mawr sitting prominently on its outcrop of limestone to the north.

Water Quality

Not Tested




No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information Holyhead Location: Holyhead Port Terminal Tel: 01407 762622 Email:


Nearest town: Benllech
County: Ynys Mon / Isle of Anglesey
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2955, -4.19987
Postcode: LL75 8PJ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Llanfair-Mathafarn-Eithaf Community, Isle of Anglesey at Explore Britain.


Once on the Isle of Angelssey. take the A5025 north and Red wharf bay is just before Benllech.

Nearest Railway Stations

Llanfairpwll (Approx. 5 miles away)
Bangor (Gwynedd) (Approx. 6 miles away)
Llanfairfechan (Approx. 9 miles away)
Bodorgan (Approx. 11 miles away)

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


Free parking available.

Nearby Car Parks

Traeth Coch, Pentraeth (Unknown stay).
About 0 miles away
Seafront, Red Wharf Bay (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Traeth Bychan, Benllech (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Upper Wendon, Benllech (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Bangor Road, Benllech (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Beach, Llanddona (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
The Square, Benllech (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Traeth Bychan, Marianglas (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away
Ffordd Lligwy, Moelfre (Unknown stay).
About 4.2 miles away
Moelfre Beach, Moelfre (Unknown stay).
About 4.2 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Benllech