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Aberffraw Bay (Traeth Mawr) Beach

Aberffraw, Ynys Mon / Isle of Anglesey

A rural unspoilt uncrowded beach. Some fantastic coastal paths with magnificent scenery. Near the village is the sea-bound church of Saint Cwyfan which dates back to the 7th Century. At low tide vistors can walk to the far side of the bay.

Beach Type



Village shops


Coastal walks

Nature and Wildlife

Plenty of wildlife can be seen on the dunes and in the estuary.

Water Quality




Awards and Recommendations

Green Coast Award
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Llys Llywelyn Countryside Centre. Aberffraw discharge. Anglesey 01407 840845


Nearest town: Aberffraw
County: Ynys Mon / Isle of Anglesey
Latitude/Longitude: 53.18, -4.46578
Postcode: LL63 5EX
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Aberffraw discharge is located off the A4080. Access to the beach is by foot along the sandy estuary.

Nearest Railway Stations

Bodorgan (Approx. 2 miles away)
Ty Croes (Approx. 3 miles away)
Rhosneigr (Approx. 4 miles away)
Valley (Approx. 8 miles away)
Holyhead (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

Nearby Car Parks

Llys Llywelyn, Aberffraw (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Crigyll Bay, Llanfaelog (Unknown stay).
About 2.9 miles away
High Street, Malltraeth (Unknown stay).
About 3.4 miles away
Church Street (Beach), Llanfairpwllgwyngyll (Unknown stay).
About 3.6 miles away
Malltraeth, Newborough (Unknown stay).
About 3.6 miles away
Llyn Parc Mawr, Newborough (Unknown stay).
About 3.8 miles away
Awel y Mor, Rhosneigr (Unknown stay).
About 4 miles away
Newborough Beach, Dwyran (Unknown stay).
About 4.2 miles away
Church Street, Newborough (Unknown stay).
About 4.5 miles away
Pen-Dref Street, Newborough (Unknown stay).
About 4.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Aberffraw