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Cemlyn Beach

Menai Bridge, Ynys Mon / Isle of Anglesey

A large stretch of shingle beach situated on the north coast of Anglesey. It has a shingle ridge at the rear offering protection to an impressive salt water lagoon. The lagoon is an important habitat for wintering birds.

Beach Type





No details
There is no zoning for water sports

Nature and Wildlife

The lagoon is an important habitat for wintering birds including four species of tern that breed on lagoon islands. The Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path runs from the beach. Anglesey has a wide range of animal and bird life. Leaflets on Anglesey's natural at

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned daily by the local authority and litter bins are provided.


Dogs are allowed but must be kept away from nesting birds. and there are no dog bins.

Awards and Recommendations

Green Coast Award
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Llanfairpwll Tourist Information Centre. Tel: 01248 713177. Email: [email protected]


Nearest town: Menai Bridge
County: Ynys Mon / Isle of Anglesey
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4087, -4.50427
Postcode: LL67 0DU
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


Cemlyn is signposted off the A5025 coast road between Cemaes Bay and Tregele.

Nearest Railway Stations

Holyhead (Approx. 9 miles away)
Valley (Approx. 9 miles away)

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


There are two free car parks with space for 100 cars between them.

Nearby Car Parks

Tyddyn Sydney, Cemlyn (Unknown stay).
About 0 miles away
Cemlyn West, Cemlyn (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Cemeas Bay, Tregele (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Lon Glascoed, Cemaes Bay (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Beach, Cemaes Bay (Unknown stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Castellor, Cemaes Bay (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
St. Patricks, Llanbadrig (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Church Bay, Holyhead (Unknown stay).
About 3.3 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Menai Bridge