British Beaches

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Rhoscolyn - Silver Bay Beach

Holyhead, Ynys Mon / Isle of Anglesey

A narrow lane between high grassy banks leads down to this beautiful horseshoe of sand sheltered by rocky headlands. Low tide reveals magnificent rock pools to investigate.

Beach Type



Cafe and restaurant
There is also a slipway


Jet skiing and sea-fishing

Nature and Wildlife

The area offers some impressive coastal walks.

Water Quality




Awards and Recommendations

Green Coast Award
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

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


Nearest town: Holyhead
County: Ynys Mon / Isle of Anglesey
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2457, -4.55935
Postcode: LL65 2RZ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


This beach is signposted off the B4545 Valley to Trearddur Bay Road. There is a charge to get onto the beach as access is through the Silver Bay Caravan Park.

Nearest Railway Stations

Rhosneigr (Approx. 2 miles away)
Valley (Approx. 2 miles away)
Ty Croes (Approx. 4 miles away)
Holyhead (Approx. 5 miles away)
Bodorgan (Approx. 7 miles away)

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

Nearby Car Parks

Rhoscolyn, Rhoscolyn (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Awel y Mor, Rhosneigr (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Valley A.T.E., Valley (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Crigyll Bay, Llanfaelog (Unknown stay).
About 3.1 miles away
Trearddur Bay, Trearddur (Long stay).
About 3.3 miles away
Lon Isallt - Trearddur Bay, Trearddur (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away
Parc Glannau Penrhos, Holyhead (Unknown stay).
About 3.6 miles away
Lon Isallt, Trearddur (Unknown stay).
About 3.6 miles away
Penrhos Beach Road, Holyhead (Unknown stay).
About 4.3 miles away
Penrhos Beach, Holyhead (Unknown stay).
About 4.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Holyhead