British Beaches

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Porth Tywyn Mawr (Sandy Beach) Beach

Holyhead, Ynys Mon / Isle of Anglesey

This is a long and sandy beach with sand dunes. It is good for most watersports and there is a village and campsite nearby.

Beach Type

Sand

Activities

Windsurfing
Sea canoeing
Sailing
Swimming and sometimes surfing (in the right conditions)

Nature and Wildlife

Coastal walks taking in the local wildlife including puffins and other rare birds. together with grey seals. porpoise and the occasional sighting of a bottle-nosed dolphin.

Water Quality

Excellent

Lifeguard

No

Awards and Recommendations

Green Coast Award
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Llanfairpwll Tourist Information Centre. Tel: 01248 713177. Email: [email protected] www.anglesey.gov.uk

Location

Nearest town: Holyhead
County: Ynys Mon / Isle of Anglesey
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3353, -4.57343
Postcode: LL65 4YH
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Access

The beach is just off the A5108.

Nearest Railway Stations

Holyhead (Approx. 3 miles away)
Valley (Approx. 4 miles away)
Rhosneigr (Approx. 8 miles away)
Ty Croes (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.

Parking

Free parking

Nearby Car Parks

Church Bay, Holyhead (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Holyhead Ferry Terminal, Holyhead (Long stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Penrhos Beach Road, Holyhead (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Victoria Road, Holyhead (Unknown stay).
About 2.7 miles away
Ffordd Tudur, Holyhead (Unknown stay).
About 2.7 miles away
Penrhos Beach, Holyhead (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Prince of Wales Road, Holyhead (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Boston Street, Holyhead (Short stay).
About 2.9 miles away
Newry Street, Holyhead (Unknown stay).
About 2.9 miles away
Swift Square, Holyhead (Short stay).
About 2.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Holyhead