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Llanfaelog - Porth Nobla Beach

Holyhead, Ynys Mon / Isle of Anglesey

A rural sandy beach located on a headland with cliffs to one side and rock pools to the other. The beach is midway between the small towns of Aberffraw and Rhosneigr. The coastal footpath to the east leads to the ancient burial chamber of Barclodiad y Gawr.

Beach Type



There are toilets 1km away


Scuba diving
Sea canoeing
Sailing and fishing
There is no zoning for water sports

Nature and Wildlife

The Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path runs from the beach passing ancient burial chambers and continuing round to Rhosneigr. Anglesey has a wide range of animal and bird life. Leaflets on Anglesey's natural attractions and walks in the area are available. rin

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned daily by the local authority and there are litter bins. The beach is sometimes affected by sewage related debris.


Dogs are allowed and dog bins are provided - owners must clean up after their dogs.

Awards and Recommendations

Green Coast Award
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

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


Nearest town: Holyhead
County: Ynys Mon / Isle of Anglesey
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2109, -4.5023
Postcode: LL63 5TE
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


The beach is located on the A4080 between Aberffraw discharge and Rhosneigr.

Nearest Railway Stations

Rhosneigr (About a mile and a half away)
Ty Croes (About a mile and a half away)
Bodorgan (Approx. 3 miles away)
Valley (Approx. 5 miles away)
Holyhead (Approx. 9 miles away)

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


There is free parking for 10 cars at the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Crigyll Bay, Llanfaelog (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Awel y Mor, Rhosneigr (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Llys Llywelyn, Aberffraw (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Rhoscolyn, Rhoscolyn (Unknown stay).
About 4.4 miles away
High Street, Malltraeth (Unknown stay).
About 5 miles away
Valley A.T.E., Valley (Unknown stay).
About 5.5 miles away
Church Street (Beach), Llanfairpwllgwyngyll (Unknown stay).
About 6.2 miles away
Trearddur Bay, Trearddur (Long stay).
About 6.6 miles away
Newborough Beach, Dwyran (Unknown stay).
About 6.7 miles away
Lon Isallt - Trearddur Bay, Trearddur (Unknown stay).
About 6.8 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Holyhead